Update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 5.1 Lollipop with OmniROM

If you are feeling broken because of Samsung not releasing Lollipop update for your Galaxy S I9000 then don’t be sad. Samsung might not listen to you but you should be thankful to Android developers who have worked day and night to give your phone taste of Lollipop.

Update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 5.1 Lollipop with OmniROM

Yes, I am talking about Android 5.1 Lollipop update for your Galaxy S I9000. Luckily OmniROM team released Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM for Galaxy S I9000 which is quite stable and comes with great collection of features including improved battery life, speed optimization etc. If you are willing to update galaxy S I9000 to Android 5.1 Lollipop, then follow the guide below to install OmniROM on your phone.

Key Features of Android 5.1 Lollipop OmniROM

  • Latest Android 5.1 Lollipop based
  • Clean

Please bear in mind that this OmniROM Android 5.1 Lollipop custom ROM is only for Galaxy S I9000 and if you install it on any other phone, you might end up bricking your device.

Safety Guidelines

  • Your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 should be 70% or more charged.
  • Ensure that you have complete backup of all your important data.
  • Your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 should be rooted with CWM recovery installed on it.
  • Make sure you have installed latest Samsung Galaxy S I9000 drivers on your computer.

Files Required

How to Update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 5.1 Lollipop with OmniROM

Step 1: Download OmniROM Android 5.1.1 and GAPPS and place the downloaded zip files on desktop.

Step 2: Latest Samsung drivers should be installed on your Windows PC. Connect your Galaxy S I9000 to your computer and transfer the download zip files to your phone SD card.

Step 3: Turn Off your Galaxy S I9000 and boot it to recovery mode.

Step 4: In recovery mode, first tap on “wipe data factory reset” option to perform a factory reset. Once this is completed, go to advanced options and select “wipe the cache” followed by “dalvik cache” options to clear the cache.

Step 5: Go back to main recovery menu and select “Install zip from sd card” followed by “choose zip from SD card” and select the ROM zip file you have transferred to SD card in Step 1. Once ROM flashing is completed, repeat the same step for GAPPS.

Step 6: Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your phone which might take few extra minutes for first reboot, so don’t be panic and relax.

If everything went right, then you should now have Galaxy S I9000 updated to Android 5.1 Lollipop with OmniROM.

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