Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Install MIUI v4 ICS ROM on Galaxy S2 I9100 Android Fresh v2.1 with Video guide

Everybody is waiting for official ICS firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100. We have got some of alpha and beta leaked ICS firmware from Sammobile which proves that Samsung is really working hard on Android Ice Cream Sandwich version. But Samsung is not alone in that, our developer community also trying on ICS builds. Well today we will discuss about one more famous custom ROM i.e. MIUI ROM based on ICS CM9. Follow the instructions properly with Video guide to help you in installing the MIUI ROM on Galaxy S2. 



Main Features of MIUI v4 Android ICS Fresh v2.1
  • Based off MIUI Android v2.1.20 (Thanks MIUI and MIUI Android) and CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 01172012 build (Thanks Team Hacksung and CyanogenMod) 
  • Very stable 
  • Camera from CyanogenMod - Supports 8MP Face lock and GTalk works No Touchwiz :) 
Prerequisites
  • A Rooted Device with CWM installed on it. We have used I9100XXKI3 ROM in video. 
  • Charge your battery to a good level 
  • Backup all your Data 
  • Download Latest edition of ROM (DRUNKEN CLAM EDITION) from XDA forum
  • Download gapps_ics_4.0.3_v10.zip (Just google it)
  • Download  update_v1.zip (Just google it)
Procedure to Install MIUI v4 ROM on Galaxy S2
  • Make a complete Backup of all your Data 
  • Do a full factory Reset 
  • Copy AdyScorpiusMIUIv2.1-ICS-i9100-2.1.20.zip, gapps_ics_4.0.3_v10.zip & update_v1.zip to your internal SD card 
  • Completely Switch off your phone 
  • Restart the phone in CWM recovery mode by pressing Vol UP + Home + Power button (press till Samsung logo comes) 
  • Scroll to Wipe Data/Factory Reset >>> Yes 
  • Scroll to Wipe cache partition >> Yes 
  • Scroll to Advanced >> Wipe Delvik Cache >> Yes 
  • Go back to main menu and scoll to mount and Storage menu >>> format /system 
  • Go back to main menu and scoll to install Zip from SD card >> Choose Zip from SD Card >> scroll to AdyScorpiusMIUIv2.1-ICS-i9100-2.1.20.zip click ok by home button, wait till install is complete 
  • Now again Choose Zip from SD Card >> scroll to gapps_ics_4.0.3_v10.zip click ok by home button
  • Now again Choose Zip from SD Card >> scroll to update_v1.zip >> click ok by home button [I HAVE NOT USED THIS ON VIDEO] 
  • Wait till installation complete and now go back to main menu and then click on Reboot system now
  • First boot may take upto 2-3 minutes. Please refer video for exact demonstration and on screen functions.


That`s all now you will have MIUI ICS on your phone.

Follow the video and let us know if you face any issue.

Thanks and reference
XDA Forum
MIUI Android, Team Hacksung and CyanogenMod,adyscorpius

36 comments :

  1. You have mentioned that there is "No Touchwiz" in the Main features....could you please let me know what features on the phone are unavailable due to this?

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    1. no touch wiz means it will not have samsung specific features like swipr to call, swipe notification bar for brightness control, motion controls etc.

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  2. Is it risky to install on SII or still we have to wait for the another final version. Please update here.

    Many thanks in advance!

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    1. Its not risky ... check the video i have done it without any error... Do it properly then there will not be any risk

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  3. is this firmware (I9100XXKI3) for Daily use???
    I have used XXKP8, XXKPA & XXLP2....is this better than these mentioned here????

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    1. I9100XXKI3 is ginger bread and perfectly for daily use.

      When compare to XXKP8, XXKPA & XXLP2 this ROM is much better.. those were leaked beta firmware this one is custom firmware

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    2. Thanks Shalini for the reply!!!

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  4. hi one problem
    i think a major one
    we cannot read or open
    external sd card
    i have 32 gb memory card
    but its content are not accessible via this rom niether thorugh file explorer or astro or root explorer
    the contents are visible when i put the memory card in a memory card reader
    dial android plz help

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    1. memory card issue is knows... Developer has release one patch to solve this but file got curropt .. I will update as soon as i get an update .. Dont worry.. You can still play or use your SD card content using MX player

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  5. also can i connect phone in usb storage mode?
    i could not find any way

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    1. for that you need to drop down and then just near the date you will see three dots... touch on them then select default USB connection type.

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  6. Thanks Shalina for a nice tutorial. This is my first time to flash custom rom and your instructions is easy to follow. I was able to flash MIUI but when connecting my phone to computer it does not recognize my internal memory.

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    1. for that you need to drop down and then just near the date you will see three dots... touch on them then select default USB connection type.

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  7. I'm having trouble copying any files to the phone USB memory. I keep on getting an error saying that transfer failed. please help me with this

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  8. same problem here.i cannot copy any file from sdcard to my computer.

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  9. doubht if i install this custom rom then after in march or april of this year official andriod 4.0 comes then can i install that through odin...?.

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  10. In the file explorer use FTP, u can transfer files to n fro

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  11. Hi, is this complete ICS or just ICS framework?

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  12. Hi, is this complete ICS or just ICS framework?

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  13. Doesn't work. I have a error in MD5

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  14. thanks for this great post. i have this rom running for a month or so! but i have batt drain problems, GPS also doesnt work all the time... is there any update to fix such issues?

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    1. GPS does gives some error .. but battery should not be an issue.. Anyway will check back and update you soon

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  15. Can i install this rom if my fimware is 2.3.6 and baseband 19100ddkl1 and kernel is xwkl1

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  16. I have installed miui on my phone and my 3g isnt working can u help me please i really need internet on my phone

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    1. Get 3g settings from network providers

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    1. simply call the customer care of your provider

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  18. Is it a must to install update.zip or is it optional?

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  20. every thing goes well but when i do restart it stuckds on the boot screen nothing happens
    please help

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    1. goto CWM recovery and clear wipe and cache ... reboot...wait for 5 min and it will be fine

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