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Install CyanogenMod 6.1 Android 2.2 Froyo On Samsung Spica

Finally there is some great news for Samsung Galaxy Spica owners waiting to get their phones upgraded to CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC Android 2.2 Froyo. This custom ROM build for the spica is also referred to as Spica-alpha-7.1 over at Samdroid Froums. This build of CyanogenMod custom ROM can be flashed in a freshly rooted Spica and can also be installed over a running copy of previous CyanogenMod.

CM6.1

Here is a list of all the features packaged with CyanogenMod 6.1 RC for Samsung Galaxy Spica:

    • Screen [LeshaK]
    • Touch/Multitouch
    • Audio
    • Keys
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE/3G
    • Vibrate
    • SD Card
    • Wifi
    • Bluetooth
    • Google services 20100926: (GMail/Market/Contacts/Calendar/NetworkLocationProvider)
    • GPS
    • Sensors
    • Camera
    • Hardware accelerated movie playing

    Follow these step by step instructions to flash / install Android 2.2 Froyo CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC on your Rooted Samsung Spica:

    1. The first step is to root your Spica with Leshak’s kernel by following the detailed instructions posted here.
    2. Once done, download CM-6.1.0-Spica-a7.1_update.zip and save the file on your desktop.
    3. Now connect your phone to the computer, mount SD card and copy the ZIP file to SD card root.
    4. Now turn your phone off and reboot into recovery mode.
    5. Once in the recovery mode, use volume up / down button to navigate to Apply Zip from Sd Card and select.
    6. Now simply install the ROM using this option.
    7. Once the installation is complete, go to recovery main menu and WIPE Data and Cache.
    8. Now reboot your phone from recovery. It will reboot automatically 2 to 5 times so hang in there.
    9. And there you go! one the phone boots normally after multiple reboots, you will have Android 2.2 Froyo based CyanogenMod 6.1.0 Release Candidate installed on your phone.

    Please note that if you are already running CyanonegMod previous build, then follow all the above steps in the same manner and uninstall any Google Apps updates that you have done manually.

    Disclaimer: AddictiveTips won’t be responsible for any permanent or non permanent damage that might occur to your device due to this process

    16 Comments

    1. So Far it works Great, live wall paper, lots of cool stuff, it works better than the 2.1 I would the ecore stopped problem all the time, and touch would stop working.
      I am just glad it works..

      Thanks, where is the Piggy Bank?

    2. Works great cheers! I actually bricked my spica previously coz of some update, but this cyanogenmod seems to have sorted it!

    3. Works like a charm!
      I have noticed that the battery backup on my 2.1 was much higher than on this version, but this is manageable.
      The flash player is missing, any suggestions on how to install that?

    4. The installation worked like a charm. Haven’t used the phone yet. Anyways Great way of explaining the installation, even I did it 🙂

      thanks a lot for the author!!!

    5. Uh nvm, i got:
      Baseband: i570EXXJD1
      Kernel: 2.6.29 root@SE-S610#2
      Build: Eclair.XXJD4

      Hence I am now looking forward to rooting my phone with LK2.08 : http://forum.samdroid.net/f55/lk2-08-original-firmwares-root-new-superuser-wifi-tether-bb-12-07-2010-a-1193/

      Just not so how im supposed to do that exactly; how does it differ from : https://www.addictivetips.com/mobile/root-samsung-galaxy-spica-i5700-with-leshaks-kernel/comment-page-1/#comments

      The files/instructions given in those two link differ hence i’m not sure what files i should be using with oden; I am a noob at this and any help is appreciated. LK2.08 is the newer right? want that and get this froyo mod(i basically am craving for tethering)
      You can contact me at: fallbackaddy@hotmail.com

    6. Is this really working for Galaxy Spica’s already? I don’t see this kind of mod on Cyanogenmod’s official website.. 🙂 thank you

      • brian it works much better the the previous seemed to have sorted a few more bugs out,but not all, but still inprovement

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