Samsung officialy unveils the XXJW4 firmware which is very good firmware for Galaxy S. Samsung announce that it won’t get ICS. This firmware brings a lot special features with them. All the owners of Galaxy S who already flashed the XXJW4 firmware on their devices can root and it and install CWM recovery by the flashing the CF-Root kernel released by the XDA developer CHAINFIRE.
Read following to know how to install CF-Root kernel on your phone to root the XXJW4firmware.
All the steps mentioned here are not for beginners who don’t have information about Custom ROMs, firmwares and Flashing. Don’t try any of these things on your device if you don’t know about all these things. Trying these things on an wrong manner can brick the device and bringing the device back to the original condition is somewhat difficult, so always play from the safe side.
Disclaimer (Core Tech SG)
We cannot be held responsible for any damage that is caused to your device by applying this firmware update, this is an very unlike event if you follow all of our mentioned instructions carefully. Proceed at your own risks.
- The Steps mentioned here are for the Galaxy S.
- Backup all of your SMS Messages using SMS Backup application, Sync all the contacts with the Gmail Application, take backup of call logs, Internet APN Settings and all important things that you’ve installed on your device. Copy all the notes manually to somewhere else as they will be deleted upon the flashing of the ROM.
- Battery should be completely charged.
- Galaxy S Device drivers should be installed on your Computer.
How To Install CWM on XXJW4
- Check that you have already installed XXJW4 firmware on your device.
- Download CF-Root kernel from – HERE.
- Then unzip the downloaded file to a folder you’ve get the .tar file that is - CF-Root-XX_OXA_JW4-v4.4-CWM3RFS.tar inside the extracted folder.
- Download the Odin software from- HERE to flash your XXJW4 firmware.
- Turn off your device.
- Boot the device into Download mode Press. For this Press and Hold Volume Down + HOME + Power Button, which will take you to the fastboot mode, Just select Recovery from there and you’ll be soon on your download mode.
- Open Odin and connect your device to the PC.
- In Odin click the PDA tab and select the .tar file that you’ve got in step 3.
- Click the start button to flash the CF- root kernel in Odin.
- After the CF root is installed the phone will reboot itself When you see PASS written in top left box, you can disconnect the phone from the computer.
That’s it you’ve successfully installed the CWM recovery and your device is rooted now.
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