Galaxy Mini GT S5570 – Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 Touchwiz 5.0 Custom ROM Firmware

Equipping the low-end device from Samsung, its Galaxy Mini GT S5570 with Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean with the help of CM10.1 touchwiz 5.0 Custom ROM is very much possible, in the absence of an official ROM floated to do so. The following well-researched steps for easy installation of Galaxy Mini GT S5570 with CM10.1 touchwiz 5 Custom ROM.

Requirements

Ensure the following requirements: –

  • A PC based on Windows is required.
  • USB drivers must be installed on PC or may be downloaded.
  • Developer Options on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and USB Debugging mode must remain enabled on the PC.
  • Back up all personal data including caller log and contact list, SMS and MMS, videos and songs, APN, GPRS and MMS settings, etc. that can be restored if lost during installation.
  • A minimum of 50% battery charge has to be ensured at the start in order to avoid bricking of the device.

Rooting The Device

Before installation, it is advisable to Root the device once. Rooting of your [phone helps in deleting those systems files in stock apps that are disturbing and unwanted. It also helps increase the speed of your phone by taking a back up of the Android features on SD card and restoring them later without the unwanted baggage in them. Lastly, it helps in increasing battery life expectancy, smoother performance of the device, better customization and improved user interface, besides increasing connectivity speed.

Samsung Galaxy Mini GT S5570

Samsung Galaxy Mini GT S5570

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Steps to Install Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 Touchwiz 5.0 in Galaxy Mini GT S5570 From Custom ROM:

After ensuring above requirements, just follow the simple steps given below for easy installation of Galaxy Mini with CM10.1 touchwiz 5.0 Custom ROM: –

  • Take a Nandroid back up of the CWM or TWRP recovery for restoration post installation.
  • Connect your device to PC.
  • Copy and paste touchwiz 5.0 Jellybean from PC to internal SD card of your device.
  • Turn off the phone and disconnect from PC.
  • Hold Power, Volume Up and Home buttons together to restart the phone so that it enters CWM or TWRP recovery mode.
  • Perform Wipe Data, Wipe Cache Partition and Wipe Dalvik Cache operations by choosing from the recovery menu one after the other and confirming the processes when asked for.
  • From main recovery menu, select the zip files on the SD card and install them.
  • After installation, go to main menu and reboot the phone. Rebooting may take some time but after it does so, your phone is updated.

Steps to Install Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 Touchwiz 5.0 in Galaxy Mini GT S5570 From Stock ROM:

In case you are installing from the stock ROM, follow these steps: –

  • Root the device first.
  • Install CWM or TWRP recovery on your device.
  • Hold Power, Volume Up and Home buttons to restart the phone as it enters CWM or TWRP recovery mode.
  • Connect thedevice to PC.
  • Paste touchwiz 5.0 Jellybean from PC to internal SD card.
  • Turn off the phone and disconnect from PC.
  • Perform Wipe Data, Wipe Cache Partition and Wipe Dalvik Cache operations by choosing from the recovery menu one after the other.
  • From main recovery menu, select the zip files on the SD card and install them.
  • After installation, go to main menu and reboot the phone. Rebooting may take some time but after it does so, your phone is updated.

Problem while Rebooting? Try this…

If the phone does not reboot after the usual time, press Power button for 10 seconds to try rebooting. If it doesn’t work yet, go to recovery and perform Wipe Cache once more to follow the rebooting process.

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2 Comments

  1. zackr

    February 22, 2013 at 10:04 am

    can I install on galaxy note i717?

  2. Michael

    April 27, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    Why do i have to use PC?

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