Samsung Captivate I897 users can update their device to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with the help of Custom ROM named as Salty Bean developed by Senior XDA developer member dave71670.
Salty Bean ROM is being developed from AOKP Jelly Bean ROM and brings faster performance and also provides Light amoled theme to your device. This is a Custom ROM and not an official update from Samsung, hence there may be bugs.
In this post we will go through the guide to install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean using Salty Bean ROM on Captivate I897.
The guide mentioned below is only for Samsung Captivate I897 and is not compatible with any other device. You can check your device model by going to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean using Salty Bean ROM on Captivate I897
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
ClockworkMod Recovery should be installed.
Download Salty Bean ROM ( filename-Salty_Bean_26_10152012.zip) and Addons/Gapps (filename-Salty_Bean_Addons_20121015.zip).
Copy both the files to Internal SD-Card of your device without extracting.
Switch off device. Enter into recovery mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up and Volume Down and Power buttons.
Select “Wipe data/factory reset” and confirm to wipe all data. Select Advanced and select “Wipe Dalvik cache” to wipe. Wait till the process gets complete.
Select “install zip from SD card” and select “choose zip from SD-card” to install Salty Bean ROM which you have downloaded.
Once the installation gets complete repeat the procedure to install Salty Bean Addons package.
You have just installed Salty Bean ROM based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on your Samsung Captivate I897.