Galaxy y has android version 2.3.7 . We cannot experience the beautiful ICS version 4.0.1 officially . But thanks to the XDA developers . They blessed us with Jelly Blast which can make our ginger bread look like Ice Cream Sandwich . So here is rom and its features , screenshots along with 5 updates .
Disclaimer:I am not responsible for bricked devices or broken hearts. You cannot blame me for bricking your dear device. Please do some research if you have concerns about the features included in this mod. Follow the steps carefully, and you may successfully install this mod.
- Based on DDLF1, but compatible with any version!
- Totally Dark Jelly Bean themed.
- Each and every icon fine tuned to look like Jelly Bean.
- A new Jelly Bean task manager ( Recent apps list).
- Added Swipe to clear notifications on Status Bar.
- ROBOTO as system font.
- A new, AWESOME JELLYBEAN status bar and notification panel.
- New music app based on stock Touchwiz, but contains DSP equalizer support.
- NEW LOCKSCREENS- Never miss a chance to show off your cool lockscreen.
- OTA FEATURE added. Now users can automatically update the ROM from OTA upgrades, in the settings menu.
- A TOTALLY REVAMPED SETTINGS MENU ,With the following new controls : Statusbar Control, Lockscreen Control, Sound Effect Control, and Quick Toggles Control...finally, your phone is truly yours!
- New Jelly Bean Digital Clock, analogue clock, and Jelly Bean Search Bar.
- New smarter JellyBean keyboard.
- Extented power menu: Now those long processes are long no more!
- Zero delay root access...try and see!
- NEW KURO KERNEL, be it more power for gaming, or power saving mode for Deep Sleep, Kuro kernel takes care of your batteries in the best possible way.
- Battery life megaboosted, last upto 2 days in power saving mode!
- CPU control feature added....high performance or underclock...choice is yours!
- CRT animation added in Lockscreen, and other Superfast Jellybean animations!!!! Set animation speed to fast under "Lock screen and Other Settings" and see the increase in speed! Go zoom zoom zoom!!!
- Kernel is suitable for everyone: default settings (conservative + sio ) is battery saving, while bcm + cfq settings give power boost: Antutu score 2000+ without any extra tweaks!
- Improved memory management.
- Two awesome launcher choices: You get both HOLO LAUNCHER, and the STOCK Touchwiz launcher, which is Jelly Bean themed.
- ICS themed Swype keyboard. (look under Troubleshooting to download)
- Full Screen Caller Mode: Now see your friends in FULLSCREEN while calling them.
- SONY BRAVIA ENGINE added...your pictures are clearer than before!!
- MULTILANGUAGE: Cestina , Dansk, German, Dutch, English ( US, UK) , Spanish, Estonian, French, Gaeliege, Hravatski, Islenska, Italiano, Kazakh, Latviesu, Lietuviu, Macedonian, Magyar, Nederlands, Norsk, Polski, Portuguese, Ronan , Slovencina, Srpski, Suomi, Svenska, Turkish, Thai, Greek, Chinese, Russian, Hebrew. For Arabic support, look in the "JellyBlast addons" section below. You can use the 13th Sept link.
- Net speed tweaks: Increase your net speed.
- Superfast Chrome browser included.
- New superb bootanimation.
If you cannot install this properly and incase you brick your mobile , here is tutorial to repair it and make it work properly .
Custom Rom :- rom
1st update:- 1
2nd update :- 2
3rd update:- 3
Pre -Requisities : -
1. A rooted android mobile. If you dont know how to root , know it here
2. You need to have clockwork mod recovery installed . Check this article to install it and to know how to use it to install custom ROM
3. Now you have to go through your phone and enable Unknown sources in settings >applications>unknown sources and also enable USB debugging from settings>applications>development>USB debugging .
4. I recommend you to have atleast have 70 % charging before starting this procedure .
How To Install :-
1. Connect your android mobile to pc and copy the file to the root of your sd card (root means copy to sd card do not store in any folder) .
2. Now take out your android and then make sure you have already rooted and battery is atleast 70% charged .
3. Now shut down your mobile and boot to recovery mode (i.e., press volume up button+menu button+ power button while starting the mobile .)
4. Here select wipe data /reset and select yes when prompted . Also select wipe cache partition and select yes.
5. Now select Install from sd card and then select update from sd card .
6. Here select the JELLYBLASTV3.signed you have copied from pc and select yes when prompted .
7. Then let it install and leave it unil it installs .
8. After installation , it again goes to main menu where you select reboot now .
9. This time reboot takes 5-10 minutes and dont panic when it takes that much time .
10. You have succesfully instaled your custom ROM on mobile .
For Updating :-
1. Download the update files and copy them to root of sd card .
2. Now boot to recovery mode and install them one by one as you installed custom rom .
3. After installing all of them , your custom rom is perfect .......
For wifi :
If you have any problem with wifi after flashing this , you can go through this post and try to correct it http://ilovegalaxyy.blogspot.in/2013/04/wifi-is-not-working-problem-with-kernel.html