If you have wanted to try the Tablet UI and to get a feel of how it works then you don’t have to look further than CyanTablet 9 ROM which features the complete tablet interface on your android phone. Everything of the ROM has been modified to look like the tablet UI and it is based on the CM9 so it is quite fast and responsiveness.
But be warned the icons and texts in the ROM are quite small because the Tablet UI was designed for bigger screens not for small screen of your phone. But still if you want to get the feel of the Tablet UI then give this ROM a try.
How to Install CyanTablet 9 ROM
- Before starting any rooting or flashing procedure always make sure to create a backup of all your important data. You can even create a Nandroid backup of your current installation.
- Now you have to flash the stock firmware XXJW4 by referring one of our previous flashing guide
- You need to install clockworkmod recovery by rooting the XXJW4 firmware
- Now visit the official site of the cyantablet 9 ROM and download it
- Also download the Google Apps package gapps-ics-20120429-signed.zip
- Now you need to copy the files that you have downloaded on your SD card.
- Now you need to boot into recovery mode by holding volume up + home button + power button at the same time
- Once in the recovery mode you can perform a Nandroid backup
- Then you need to select wipe data/factory reset and select confirm to begin the process.
- Then select install zip from sdcard and browse to the place where you have copied the rom and select it to install.
- After installation is complete you need to again select install zip from sdcard to install the Google Apps package.
- After the installation of both files has been completed go to the main menu of the recovery and select reboot phone now.
- Once your phone reboots it will take some time before the OS loads up so be patient and don’t panic.
Congratulations you have successfully installed the CyanTablet 9 ROM in your phone and now you can experience the Tablet UI in your Galaxy S.
Do let us know what you think about the Tablet UI and whether you felt comfortable with the small text and icon size.