Do you own a Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 smartphone and wished to convert it to a superphone? Well your wishes have been granted. Yea you can update
your Galaxy SL smartphone with a new custom ROM firmware that packs in some of the hottest features of Android OS. This new firmware is known as MIUI v10 2.3.16 and it comes with all the famous features such as Sony’s Bravia Engine, Sony XCloud, Apps to SD and Audio beats.
This is not the official firmware released by Samsung Electronics Ltd and is still in the beta stages, so presence of some minor bugs is guaranteed. We will be taking a look at some of the operational features and change
logs that come with this custom ROM in a short while.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.
- MIUI Version is updated to 2.3.16
- Vurrut V4 Kernel has been included
- Added VMdirty
- Sysctl values have been changed
- Priority to Launcher, phone, status bar, extended status bar settings has been added
- 2G & 3G
- BLN Light buttons Notification
- All sensors
- USB tethering
- Video and Audio
- Calls and Sms
- Internal and external SD
- All MIUI UI and APPS
Backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you to replace the
lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.
Steps to Update MIUI v10 2.3.16 Custom Firmware in Samsung Galaxy SL I9003:
Before proceeding into the instructions you must make sure that you are running on the rooted firmware of XXLPQ. If you are not in the XXLPQ firmware then you can follow the links posted below to update your Galaxy S2 on XXLPQ firmware and then root it.
Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”. Make sure that USB Debugging option is ticked.
Step-2: Download all the tools mentioned in the the Must Have section to your computer and connect your smartphone to computer via original USB cable obtained at purchase time.
Copy the downloaded zip file in your phone and make sure not to place the file deep into any sub-folders.
Step-3: Remove the connected USB Cable and power off your smartphone to enter into Recovery mode. The Recovery mode can be entered by pressing the Volume Up key+ Menu Key + Power simultaneously. In case the device power on in Normal mode re-try to enter into Recovery mode till you are finally there.
Step-4: In Recovery mode select the options of “Wipe data/factory reset”> “Wipe Cache partition” to clear all the cache present in your device. Next select the options of “install zip from SD Card” > “choose zip from SD Card” then choose the MIUI v10 2.3.16 firmware zip package followed by Bravia Engine, Sony XCloud, Beats Audio & Swap to SD placed in your smartphone.
Step-5: After the firmware is successfully updated, the device will reboot or will land up in Recovery screen again. In Recovery mode screen select the option of “++++ Go Back ++++” > “Reboot system now” to reboot the phone. In case your smartphone refuses to display the home screen even after 5 minutes of restart then, pull out the battery and re-insert it again.
In case the process gets interrupted somewhere in the middle then re-apply the entire process again from the beginning. You can now restore the back up taken in the initial steps. Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 smartphone with the latest MIUI v10 2.3.16 firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.