Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs are now available for most of Flagship devices. Android Kit-at 4.4 custom ROMs are still being released for devices which are not given much importance. Galaxy S Advance is one of those devices. Latest CyanogenMod 11 has also been released for Galaxy S Advance, but it is not an official ROM from Samsung.
There is a known issue found in this ROM where Auto Brightness is not working on it. However it is fully stable and provides a good battery life. If you have your own Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I907o, then you should be able to enjoy Android 4.4 KitKat on your device.
Official ROMs are excellent, but they are created to please the majority of the users. However not all users are the same; some want performance, some want speed, others just want amazing features. Putting them all in one ROM can cause the lag, performance issues, and bugs. This Custom ROM is designed for neither looks or performance. The Android KitKat Custom ROM gives you speed and great performance by tweaking the system tools.
How to Update Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 to Android KitKat Custom ROM
But before we start, Make sure that you have charged your phones battery over 50% and you have backed up all of your important data, contacts, call Logs & all types of messages. This is strictly recommended in case of any mishap, as your personal data will be lost.
Android Custom ROM Disclaimer
Flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and it may brick your device, and it has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers. So, In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible for it. Follow these instructions carefully to avoid any mishap or bricking.
Before you begin:
Your Device must be Rooted and the Latest TWRP or CWM Recovery must be installed on your device.
Enable USB debugging mode.
Tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S
Bootloader must be unlocked
Download CM11.0-20140112_TEAMP8_BUILD4-janice.zip for your Galaxy S to your PC. Also Download the Google Apps Download gapps-kk-20131222.zip
Connect your device with PC.
Copy and Paste the above zip files to the root of your SD card.
Disconnect the cable.
Turn Off your Device.
Now enter Bootloader mode. Press and hold the Power + Volume Down button untill you see some text pop up on screen.
From bootloader select recovery and enter into recovery mode.
Select “Wipe Cache” Partition first.
Select ‘advance’ and select the ‘Devlik wipe cache’, so you won’t be stuck in any Boot loop.
Then finally choose ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’.
Now choose ‘Install zip from sd card’, then select ‘choose the zip file from sd card’.
Now choose the zip file and confirm its installation on next screen.
After Installation is Over, go towards +++++Go Back+++++
Now you have to Install the Google Apps in the same way.
Choose Reboot Now to Reboot the System.
Strike on Wipe Button and choose Cache, System, Data.
Now just Swipe the Confirmation Slider.
Go back towards Main Menu and strike Install Button.
Search CM11.0-20140112_TEAMP8_BUILD4-janice.zip files and Gapps file, just Swipe the Slider to install it.
After Installation, you will be automatically prompted to Reboot System Now
Choose Reboot Now to Reboot your Device
That’s all, your Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now upgraded to CM 11 Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROM. Now wait for 5-minutes for the first Run.