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CyanogenMod 10 Nightly 20120902 - Major Update of Android 4.1.1 For Samsung Galaxy Mini or Pop S5570

Another major update for Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy Mini or Pop GT-S5570 is now available for download. Thanks to the courtesy of the developers at xda forums, the development of jelly bean based cyanogenmod 10 custom rom for galaxy mini is running at a fast pace. With this update, we've got some major changes such as partially working camera, full OpenGL support and other bug fixes. With all these changes, latest cyanogenmod 10 nightly comes with further improvements on performance and stability. Therefore, it stands as a must-flash update for those who are looking to enjoy latest android software on their galaxy mini or pop gt-s5570 smartphone.

As stated above, Cyanogenmod 10 for galaxy mini has improved a lot since it's original stage of development. With the latest nightly released on 2012/09/02, the camera works fine, however, without the support of video recording. XDA Senior Member, TheWhisp along with rohan007, erikcas and hrk is working hard to resolve this issue, but there's no saying when we can except it be working (if at all). Apart from this, other issues within the rom at this stage are very less and not the major ones. Native WiFi tethering and Native USB tethering are not working for now. However, using third party applications should help you get around this issue. Also, High Quality (HQ) video playback is not working properly. The developer said that it is due to the lack of OpenMax libraries from Qualcomm which was denied to be released by the corporation back few months. So, until the developers come up with some workaround, there's doubt if CM10 will be able to play HQ videos at all.

Cyanogenmod 10 20120831 for Samsung Galaxy Mini has fixes for various bugs that appeared in previous nightlies. Now, Native USB Mass Storage (UMS) is working just fine, so you don't need to worry about mounting your sdcard to your PC to copy contents to and from your mobile. Also, the developer made many other changes which are listed in the changelog below that I extracted from the developer's thread.
Jelly Bean For Galaxy Mini or Pop S5570
CyanogenMod 10 For Galaxy Mini or Pop S5570

Changelog : CyanogenMod 10 31/08/2012 Nightly
  • Fixed Camera Partially - Now you can take pictures with the stock camera app. However, you'll still need to wait for video recording. 
  • Fixed Android Debug Bridge (ADB)
  • Fixed UMS
  • Added sd-ext support (for app2sd).
  • Added IPv6 support in the kernel
  • Re-enabled triple frame buffer
  • Full OpenGL support
[UPDATE] 20120902
  • Fixed the issue with Google Apps. Freed some space in the system partition of the rom, which makes it possible to flash google apps from below without having to remove any other things manually.
    That's all with the details of the latest cyanogen mod 10 nightly for samsung galaxy mini s5570 smartphone. By now you've got enough details of this update and probably figured out that it's one of the major update that you shouldn't miss upgrading. So, without further delay follow the step by step instructions below to get latest Android 4.1.1 based Cyanogenmod 10 on your galaxy mini handset. 


    To flash any custom roms on your galaxy mini or pop gt-s5570, you'll need to have the following things on your handset. If you have them already then, you may directly proceed with flashing instructions. Also, users with another custom rom, may directly proceed with flashing instructions below.

    Flashing Instructions

    Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!
    1. Download latest rom zip and other required files from below :
    2. Copy the downloaded files to the (root directory of) your sd-card.
    3. Reboot your device to Custom Recovery (Press Home + Power Button).
    4. [Optional but, RecommendedDo a Nandroid Backup of your current rom.
    5. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
    6. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
    7. Now flash this latest nightly of Android 4.1.1 jellybean based CM10 custom rom following the steps below in clockworkmod recovery :
      • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
      • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
      • Now select downloaded in step 1.
      • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
    8. Flash Latest Google Apps for Jelly Bean in CWM recovery.  
      • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
      • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
      • Now select the file which you downloaded in step 1.
      • Confirm the installation and wait till the zip is installed on you handset.
    9. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu when done. 
    Note : If gapps from above doesn't work, use this one :

    That's all. You've successfully flashed latest android 4.1.1 update on your Samsung Galaxy Mini Smart phone. If you find out any bugs that are not mentioned above then, please report them at the developer's Github Issues List. Also, If you liked the rom and want to contribute towards the development then you can either contribute to the source code or donate few bucks to the developer on his paypal account.

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