by Ken East, 1 year ago
There are tons of custom ROMs being cooked up by developers around the world, and it’s really a great thing to try these ROMs on your device. To be able to flash custom ROMs to…
It has not been long ago since the Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware update for the Samsung Captivate was released, and now an Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM for the Captivate is finally available.
However, this ICS firmware for the Captivate is unofficial and Samsung Electronics has left us with no clue on when the official ICS update will be coming.
Many users have already experienced Ice Cream Sandwich on their devices (mostly through custom ROMs), but many have still yet to try it on their devices. So, if you are one of those who are still craving for ICS, download and install this firmware to your Captivate now.
To help you decide if you want to continue installing this update, go over the list of the features of this firmware, as noted by the developers:
Take note that this is unofficial ICS firmware for the Samsung Captivate and it is only applicable to rooted phones. When you root your phone you will not be able to claim warranty anymore. Another thing is that this firmware should not be applied if your device is network-locked. Doing so may cause your phone to be bricked. Also, this guide is only for the model I897 of the Samsung Captivate.
Let’s go through all the things that you will need for applying this firmware on your device. Make sure that you don’t miss out on anything listed below before you proceed to the installation instructions.
NOTE: We will not be held liable for any damage or loss of data on your device as a result of following this guide. Use this guide at your own risk.
Here’s how to install Android 4.0.3 RC 4.2 on the Samsung Captivate I897.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully upgraded your Samsung Captivate to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich RC 4.2.