Install Android 4.0.3 Firmware in Galaxy FIT S5670

Sanjana February 2, 2012 0

Finally we have arrived with the ICS Android 4.0.3 update for Samsung Galaxy FIT S5670. This new update is also known as Cyanogen Mod 9. Unfortunately Samsung Electronics has declined to come up with any sort of compatible ICS build or Value pack update for Galaxy FIT. This is not the official update released by Samsung but is developed by a third party developer and is only applicable to Galaxy FIT bearing model number as S5670. This is not a stable firmware release but is still in its beta stage.

samsung galaxy fit s5670

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 FIT S5670 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.

Pre-Requisites:

You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Cyanogen MOD 9

Steps to Update Android 4.0.3 Firmware in Galaxy FIT S5670:

Before proceeding you require to root and install Custom Recovery Image in  Samsung Galaxy FIT S5670 or else you you wont be able to apply this Cyanogen Mod 9 update. Enable USB Debugging Mode in your tab from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and make sure to tick the USB Debugging option.

enable usb debugging

Step-1: Download Cyanogen MOD 9 from the Must Have section to your computer and connect the smartphone via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Copy the downloaded ICS file to your phone and disconnect the connected USB cable.

Step-2: Power off your phone to enter into Recovery mode by pressing Volume UP key + OK button and holding both simultaneously press Power button. In Recovery mode, select “Install zip from sd card” > “Choose zip from sd card” and choose the Android 4.0.3 firmware zip file placed in your phone.

Step-3: It will take about 10 minutes for the entire updation process to complete. After the updation process is complete, you will again land up in Recovery mode. Choose “++++ Go Back ++++” > “Reboot system now” option to reboot the device successfully.

Restore all the data that you had previously taken a backup of and also the APN settings as they are responsible for accessing internet. In case the device enters into  boot loop mode then you have to re-apply the entire procedure again from the beginning.

Thus you can easily update the latest version of ICS Android 4.0 in the form of Cyanogen Mod 9 in your Samsung Galaxy FIT smartphone by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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