Install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM On Samsung Nexus S

Samsung Nexus S users can now install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 custom ROM on their device. AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 is the latest release of new Android Open Kang Project ROM with new features. The ROM is in the development stage and hence there may be bugs.

AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 new features –

SMS QuickReply
Stopwatch & Countdown in the Clock app (CM)
Expert Calculator functions (Graph, Matrices, etc.) (CM)
IME Switcher & Vib/Ring toggle as NavRing target

In this post we will go through how to install AOKP Jelly Bean custom ROM on Nexus S.

The guide is only for Nexus S I9020 and will not work on any other device. You can find model of your device by going to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage done to your device while following the guide.

Install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM on Samsung Nexus S

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.

Bootloader on your device should be unlocked and Clockworkmod recovery installed.

Download ROM zip file from here and Google Apps from here without extracting.

Copy both the files to SD-Card of your device.

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

Take a Nandrop backup of your existing ROM. Select “Backup and Restore” and then select “Backup again”.

Select “wipe data/factory reset” and wait for few minutes till the data gets wiped.

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

Repeat the same procedure to install Google apps. Wait till the installation gets complete.

Select “reboot system now”.

AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM is installed on Samsung Nexus S I9020.

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