How to Update Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware

Using Samsung’s Galaxy S GT-I9000 won’t feel complete unless you update it to Jelly Bean 4.2.2. There is a firmware which exists to facilitate this exact option.

Our job today is to discuss it in-depth in this tutorial whose requirements and steps will soon appear below.


The new firmware, the tool we want to use for this kind of update, will be installed on your Galaxy S only after you follow this set of pre-requisites.

Here is how it goes: root the handset, turn USB Debugging on, make a backup with your applications, your important data and charge the battery. Now come the steps which will get this update featured on your smartphone.

Important instructions

  1. The first of them needs you to find and the  . Then download these two files on your laptop and move on to step umber two.
  2. Whose instruction sound something like this: plug the handset to the computer.
  3. Then step three requests you to place the two files from step one to the phone and afterwards unplug the phone from the laptop. samsung-Galaxy-S-I9000
  4. Now enter the device, for step four, into Recovery mode by selecting and pressing, together, Menu, Volume Up and Power. Once the phone is in that mode, you will have to wipe data and clear the phone’s cache. After these actions are completed, continue with the fifth step.
  5. For it to offer any result you will be required to perform this set of actions: opt for Install Zip from SD Card.
  6. [sc name=”banner-jos”]Now choose the update archive file followed by the Google Apps Pack. After the update happens, you should wait for this kind of message: “install from SD card completed“.
  7. As soon as you see it on the screen, proceed to the sixth step: opt for Go Back and then for restart the phone. These two options’ role is that of helping the I9000 restart it into Normal Mode, a process which is going to take a short while.

However, there may be problems once the procedure ends. In our experience, we saw that the phone got into infinite boot loop when we used the key for Power. If you, too, run into this sort of issue, here is how we counteracted it: we returned to step number one and repeated it; we did the same with all the other steps till we reached, once more, the end of this tutorial. This should fix the problem and let you enjoy the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 firmware on your Samsung I9000.