How To Update Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean [Ultimate Guide]

The latest Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean update is now possible for Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 although not officially. Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 is powered with 800 MHz processor and 278MB of ROM where it comes with Android 2.2 Froyo out of the box that’s officially upgradable to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread.

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Read the following instructions carefully while updating your Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 to Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean. Please note that each and every step mentioned in this article is important.

Disclaimer: The procedure given in this tutorial is considered as risky and may cause damage to your phone. It is recommended that you should not follow it unless you are familiar with these things. Follow this guide completely at your own risk.

To update Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 to Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, follow our guide below.

I. Before You Begin:

1. The following procedure works for Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 phone.

2. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power.

3. You must have ClockworkMod Recovery installed on your device.

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Jelly Bean 4.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660. [Filename: cm-10.1-20121226-UNOFFICIAL-gio.zip]

2. Google Apps [Filename: gapps-gb-20110114-signed.zip]

III. Install Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660:

1. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 to PC using USB cable.

2. Copy downloaded files to the SD card of your Phone.

3. Disconnect USB

4. Turn off your Phone.

5. Boot into recovery by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons

6. Wipe the Data and Dalvic Cache or you might brick your device afterwards

7. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. (locate the Jelly Bean 4.2 Rom .zip file) and select it by pressing Power button.

8. Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 7 but choose Google apps instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.

9. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the phone and boot up into customized Android 4.2.1 ROM

Congrats! Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware based custom ROM is now installed and running on your Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 phone

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  1. Everything was great, but everytime I try to reboot my phone, it appears a double “GALAXY Gio GT-S5660″ screen, or simply a blue screen… It has bricked? :o

  2. hi dear expert,,,, pls explain i have samsung galaxy gio gt s5660 gingerbread 2.3.3….it is rooted phone? if yes then can i update it with jelly bean 4.2.1? and i installed CWM recovery app but it say if your phone is not rooted then it will not working in ur device,,so i tried it but there nothing saved,,,so now suggest me what to do and how?
    thanks for the nice information in this website,,

    • Everything was great, but everytime I try to reboot my phone, it appears a double “GALAXY Gio GT-S5660″ screen, or simply a blue screen… It has bricked? :o

  3. I just finished the update and I’m getting error messages.

    “Unfortunately, Setup Wizard has stopped.”

    And

    “Unfortunately, Google services has stopped working”

    Please HELP!!

  4. I keep getting “unfortunately, setup wizard has stopped” then “unfortunately google services framework has stopped.” what am I doing wrong?

  5. How is everything working in this version?

    What are the things that work and the things that don’t?

    How fast does it drain the battery?

    Thank you in advance.

  6. I keep getting “unfortunately, setup wizard has stopped” then “unfortunately google services framework has stopped.” what am I doing wrong?

  7. Is everything working fine on this ROM
    No problems.
    Is Google now working.
    Is the voice search also working.