D4 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100
As per the buzz, Samsung is on a high as far as the comparative and competitive results are concerned. Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note have won the rat race and they stand ahead as the highest selling Smart phones.
It is important to note that this South Korean company’s mobile division shifted more than 20,000 Galaxy phones an hour in the quarter. Now this is truly an appreciable thing. Galaxy S2 is considered as the flagship phone for the company and thus even the developer community is quite desperate to come up with new developments over ROMs and firmware updates for this particular Smart Phone.
Here in this article we will talk about D4 ROM which has been released by one of the popular XDA members D4rKn3sSyS. With this ROM where extreme theme engine is featured, the user interface will surely be at its best.
D4 ROM for Galaxy S2 provides better stability and amazing user interface. Some of the amazing features that D4 may impart include Recorded Video Format, custom boot animation battery styles, sound management, etc. The most special thing about D4 ROM is, it is equipped with OTA Kitchen update app. This will help you to avoid the need for CWM. When you can get all the updates over the air, there is simply no need to manually install the updates. So, are you quite impressed with D4 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S2? If yes, then what are you waiting for? Just read on the tutorial as given below that will show you how to download and install D4 ROM on S2. But before that just go through the disclaimer.
Disclaimer: The tutorial as mentioned here has been produced after a deep research. But still, we recommend that you must update your phone only if you are confident enough and have some basic technical knowledge. If while upgrading the phone, anything goes wrong then Androidust won’t be responsible for that. It is also important to note that the procedure as given below will work only for S2 GT i9100. We also expect you to go through the following important pre-requisites before you jump on to the actual procedure.
Pre-requisites for Installing D4 ROM
We except that you have Windows PC and rooted Galaxy S2 with CWM.
It is vital that you take back up of the data in the form of images, audios, call logs, APN and settings. This is because while updating to the new ROM, you may lose this data from the phone.
We recommend that the Galaxy S2 battery should be charged to the extent of some 60-70 percent so that there is absolutely no hurdle in the middle of the process.
You must enable USB debugging this way: Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging
Disable antivirus, firewall and other PC suites before starting the updating procedure.
Download D4 ROM from here: http://harjunpaa.fi/romota/
Also download the mirror link of D4 from here: https://rapidshare.com/#!download|437p6|556144906|d4rom7.0.zip|127220|R~9176DD1E700AB73878919E9B483C6A1B|0|0
Procedure to Install D4 ROM:
Take the USB data cable and connect the PC and Phone with this cable. Also, place the downloaded zip file to the root of the SD card.
Turn off the phone now and get into CWM recovery mode. You can do this by pressing Volume button and Power button together. When you do this, you will be able to see a recovery screen on the phone.
In the recovery mode select ‘Wipe data/factory reset’ and ‘Wipe Cache partition’. Also, select ‘Dalvick cache’ under Advance option.
After you are done with all the above things you must get back to the recovery screen and select ‘install zip from SD card’ and then select ‘choose zip from sdcard’. After that, find the placed zip file on the list. Once you locate it you should select it to flash the update and install new D4 ROM on Galaxy S2 GT i9100.
Have some patience because this procedure takes around 8-10 minutes.
Now, you must return to the main menu and for that you can select ‘+++Go Back+++’ option and then choose ‘reboot system now’ to restart the device and apply new D4 ROM in it.
Hey, you are done and have fun with this new ROM. But just remember that after installing the ROM when you reboot the device for the first time it will take some more time. So, just bear with that.
If you are quite desperate the see the video for this then here’s the video preview: http://youtu.be/GZUa41glNWQ
We hope that you liked this tutorial and it will surely help you to have a new experience altogether. If you have any doubts or views in this regards then kindly share here on our comment section. We shall be pleased to receive your feedback and responses. If stuck up somewhere, kindly let us know so that we can help you.