Procedure to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Amestris Dark Cyan V12 Rev.01 JW8 Firmware:
- Download the Amestris Dark Cyan V12 Rev.01 JW8 Firmware Package (Alternate Link) from here to your computer. Once downloaded, connect your phone to the computer using the original USB cable and place the same in your device.
- Once placing the file, disconnect the phone and turn off the phone so that it can be entered in the recovery mode. Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 can be entered in the recovery mode by pressing the Volume Up Key, Center button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button.
- In recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition which will clear out all the cache data present in your device, if you skip this step then you may face issues like force close issues in your Galaxy S.
- Select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Amestris Dark Cyan V12 Rev.01 JW8 Firmware Package to select “Yes” with the help of Volume rocker keys and Menu button. Once the file is selected, it will take around 5 – 7 minutes for applying the same. Once the update is applied, select “go back” and then “reboot system now”. You can see the progress bar which will indicate the firmware upgrade progress.
Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.
Please be informed that it will take more than expected time for rebooting the device. Once you see the home screen, you can head over to the path “Settings > About Phone” where in you can see all the details about the new firmware.
Congratulations, do let us know if you came across any issues in the process of firmware update as we will try our level best to sort out the same.