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Install AOSP ROM on Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670

Update Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 with Android Open Source Project ROM with this article. Day by day Galaxy Fit is getting new custom ROMs. This is definitely good news for the Fit users. Even though this smartphone is now completely aged, it still has many fan followings. In this article we’ll be discussing a detailed step-by-step procedure on how to install AOSP ROM on S5670.

Most importantly, this ROM is completely stable, has a tremendous blazing speed, a beautiful user interface and many customization features. Furthermore, it has one of the best looking themes and design of the UI. It’s further eye-catchy features include navigational elements, beautiful stock apps and smart dialing. Moreover, the Music app offered by this ROM is particularly awesome and uses less memory than the stock music player.

Besides, with its speed it can make your slow device a much more usable. Based on Android 4.0.4 Ice-cream sandwich it has all the stuff from Android Open Source Project. It has no relation with the AOKP or CM ROMs. All thanks goes to firstly Google for providing Open Source platform, Paul, Wilfredcool007, Molten motherboard team and Androidarmv6. Go through the working list for this AOSP ROM.

Screenshot:

Update Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 with Stable AOSP screenshot
Update Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 with Stable AOSP screenshot
Update Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 with Stable AOSP screenshot

Disclaimer:

The steps mentioned ahead are full of risk. Hence, implement them carefully without any mistake. If in case your Galaxy Fit gets damaged or bricked by following this guide then neither we nor the developers will be responsible for that.

Caution:

This update is only for Samsung Galaxy Fit with the model number GT-S5670. Installing this update on any other device or variant might result into unwanted outcomes or bricked device.

Requirements:

  • Charge your device to at least 60%.
  • Backup your contacts, apps, messages, notes, etc. for safety.
  • Do NOT flash this ROM on Android 2.2 Froyo. You require Android 2.3 Gingerbread to go ahead.
  • Also, backup EFS folder present in your phones system directory.
  • Furthermore, install the latest Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
  • Enable the USB Debugging mode on your device.
  • Root Galaxy Fit and install CWM recovery.

Downloads:

AOSP ROM

Google Apps (GApps).

Steps to install AOSP ROM on Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670:

  • After completely downloading the ROM package file on computer, connect your Galaxy Fit to PC using USB cable. Enable USB debugging mode and transfer the package file (without extracting) on your phones external SD card. Remember not to place it in deep directories.
  • Safely disconnect the phone from PC now.
  • Switch it off completely and enter into recovery mode. For the same, press & hold ‘Home Button (middle button) + Power Button’ simultaneously until the recovery mode appears.
  • Touch won’t work here in the recovery. So all you need to do is use Volume Up and Down keys for navigation and Home button for selection.
  • Furthermore, make a complete Nandroid backup of your current ROM.
  • Let’s move to the actual AOSP ROM flashing process now.
  • In the main menu of recovery mode, you’ll find an option named ‘install zip from SD card’. Select it using the Home button. On the next screen select ‘choose zip from SD card’ option which will highlight all the files and folders located on your phones external SD card.
  • Besides, navigate to the AOSP ROM package which you’ve just copied earlier & select it. Press ‘Yes’ option on the next page to confirm the installation. You’ll see that the ROM flashing has started. Be patient until it completes.
  • After few minutes, the AOSP will get successfully flashed. You’ll again land into recovery. Then navigate to the ‘wipe data/factory reset’ option and select it. Similarly do it for ‘wipe cache partition’ option on the recovery mode. Both these options will clear the entire data & cache present of your phones internal memory.
  • Now similarly flash the GApps zip file as you’ve installed the custom ROM. Just remember not to wipe data after that.
  • You may restart your phone now. Just navigate to the ‘reboot system now’ option and select it. You’ll notice that a complete new boot has executed. This first boot will take more time to start than usual.
  • If you want to restore back your previous Rom, then you can do that by going back to the recovery mode by pressing & holding Home Button (middle button) + Power Button simultaneously and select ‘Backup and Restore’ option and then on next page select ‘Restore’ option. Select the ROM you want to restore.

Conclusion:

Finally! You have successfully flashed the AOSP ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 smartphone. Enjoy and experience the fabulous performance of your smartphone with the unique and bug free features of this ROM. Don’t forget to tell your views after using them.Feel free to ask your questions in the comment box below.

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