Thursday, 14 June 2012

How to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with Galaxy S3 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 smartphone can now be updated with the latest Galaxy SIII looking firmware with the latest Touch Wiz 5 interface launcher and with increased free RAM space. Please note that this is not an official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics and is released by the third party developer Thatgrass from XDA. This custom ROM firmware ropes in the latest ICS Android 4.0 series of user interface which not only comes with better UI but also has some long list of enhanced feature list.

Note: This update should be strictly applied to the devices which have the model number as S 5830 and should not be applied to any other devices as it may even brick the device.

In the process of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow along with a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware in your device. Also, for applying this firmware, you need to ensure that your Galaxy ACE is rooted and is installed with the Latest Cyanogen mod 9 firmware as this can be only installed if and only if this condition is met.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of applying this update process in your Galaxy ACE S5830. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.

Highlights of S III ROM for Galaxy ACE:

  • Based on Maclaws CM9
  • Touch wiz 5 Launcher By CoolCatGetHome
  • Galaxy SIII Boot animation Modded
  • Added some extra apps
  • Resizable widgets
Minimum of 60% battery should be there in your phone so as to make sure that it doesn’t turn Off in the middle of rooting update. Enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.

Uninstall or remove all the antivirus suites present in your device so as to facilitate smoother firmware update process. Also, if you are on any of the custom rom firmwares then you need to clear all the cache and wipe the data and disable if there are any lag fixes installed in your device.

If you are trying to apply this from the custom ROM firmware then, select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition” so that this will clear the cache which is there in your device.

So once you have followed all the above instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your Galaxy ACE.

Procedure to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with S III Firmware:
  • Download Galaxy ACE S5830-S3 Custom ROM Firmware Package from here to your computer. Once downloaded, connect your device to the computer and then place the downloaded zip file in your device’s internal memory.
  • Once the file is copied, you now need to disconnect the device and turn Off the phone so that it can be entered in the recovery mode.
  • The recovery mode in the Galaxy ACE S5830 can be entered by Holding Menu Button and then Power ON the device. If the device turns ON in the normal mode then you need to try again to enter into the recovery mode.
  • In the recovery mode, you need to select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the S3 Firmware Zip file which is placed in the phone.
  • Once the file is selected, it will take 4 -5 minutes for applying this update. Once the update is applied, the device will land back to the recovery mode screen, in recovery mode screen select “reboot system now” by selecting “Go back” option with the help of Volume keys and power button.

Do let us know in the comments section below just in case if you face any issue in updating your Galaxy ACE. You have successfully applied the update of S3 Custom ROM firmware in your device.


Jayesh Patil said...

camera doesnt work mate ..

Jayesh Patil said...

how to get the camera apk on this S3 firmware .. i've a s5830 ace

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