Install Android 4.2.2 RootBOX ROM on Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500

Update Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean via RootBOX ROM. Samsung Fascinate is a 4.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen smartphone having Internal Memory of 2 GB and powered by 1 GHz Cortex-A8. RootBOX ROM is a Custom ROM which will bring new customization features to your Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500.

This is not an official ROM by Samsung but a Custom ROM. The ROM is still in progress and there may be bugs and issues.

The guide mentioned below is only for Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500 and cannot be tried on any other device. To know the Model No. of device go to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.


Install Android 4.2.2 RootBOX ROM on Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500

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 on your Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500 should be installed.

Download RootBOX ROM and Google Apps Package ( use slim gapps as it is not been tested with 4.2 apps as per dev.)

Copy both the zip files to SD-Card of your device without extracting.

Switch off device and boot into recovery. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.

Select “wipe data/factory reset”, wipe cache partition” and in Advanced select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to “RootBOX ROM” file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait till it gets installed.

Repeat the procedure to install Google apps by selecting “choose zip from sdcard” and then select “” and install.

Select “reboot system now”.

You have installed RootBOX ROM based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Samsung Fascinate SCH-I500.


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  1. Ionica May 4, 2013

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