Now Galaxy Ace S5830 got an all new update namely CM9 ICS Android 4.0.3 and it’s the Nightly build firmware which has improved stability and tons of features. And now all users can update their devices as in due course of the post, we would share a detailed guide to install this firmware on your device.
Be informed that this isn’t an official release by Samsung Electronics and we have no information when there would be an official update for the same. Still, we should be thankful to the Galaxy ICS team for this update.
Important: We and even the developer won’t be responsible for any damage that takes place to your device while following these steps.
Pre-requisites to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with CM 9 ICS Android 4.0.3 Nightly Build Firmware
- The ROM we would see today is compatible only with Galaxy Ace S5830. So, make sure you try this ROM only on this device, not any other device by any company.
- You must take back-up of all the internal data present in your phone like Logs, Contacts, messages, etc. with the help of backup applications.
- Battery should be charged enough in order to apply this update. 60% minimum is recommended from our side otherwise your phone may get switched off while the update process.
- Disable all antivirus suites in your computer as well as mobile so that update process may not get interrupted.
- Make sure USB debugging is enabled in your mobile. If not, you can do it by following the path – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and after that USB debugging would be enabled in your phone.
- Now just make sure you follow the corresponding instructions properly.
How to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with CM 9 ICS Android 4.0.3 Nightly Build Firmware
- Download ICS Cyanogen Mod 9 Firmware Package (Click on “Download” > Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 > “Releases” tab > Download File named as “Nightly for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 (13 May 2012) “) directly to your Computer.
- Transfer the files you downloaded to your phone by connecting your phone to computer using USB cable.
- Disconnect the phone from the computer.
- Now we will have to enter the device into recovery mode and to do the same, turn off your phone and then Menu button + Power button.
- In recovery mode, select ‘Install ZIP from SD card’ and on the next screen, select ‘Choose ZIP from SD card’ and then choose the ICS CM 9 ROM file as you transferred the file earlier and the installation process would start and finish in 5-8 minutes.
- As its done, select, ‘+++Go back+++’ and then ‘reboot System now’ and the device would restart.
Now when your Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 Android Phone boots up, you would be running CM 9 ICS Android 4.0.3 Nightly Build Firmware.