Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 users can update their devices with the Pre-Rooted PACMan Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Based Custom ROM. As we all know that Samsung won’t be updating the low end device portfolio that they’re having. No worries anyways, the developer community rocks. You can update your device using the PACMan ROM that brings Jelly Bean 4.1.2 and the features of ParanoidAndroid ROM, CM10 and AOKP to the Galaxy Ace device.
As far as we know, the PACMan ROM is stable, and the users have been reporting it as very fast. Below are the features of the PacMan ROM.
- Comes Pre-Rooted
- Has Tablet UI
- All Sensors of the device work perfectly.
- Camera is working, Panorama also working.
- Some Custom Applications such as Apollo Music, CM file manager have been replaced.
- Wifi works
- Youtube is working
Warning and Disclaimer
This is all development stuff and in this tutorial we’ll be flashing the file in order to make it work on your device, rooting and flashing stuff voids the warranty of the mobile phone, but the warranty can be always retained by flashing the Stock ROM.
Backup everything that is stored on your device before proceeding with this tutorial. You can use our ADB Backup Guide or Nandroid Backup Guide (Root users) to back up everything that is stored on your device. Disable Kies, Antivirus Software, and Firewall as they can clutter in between the upgrading process. You can read our Guides on Backing up SMS messages, call logs, and Whatsapp messages.
Install PACMan Custom ROM on Galaxy Ace
Step #2: Connect your Galaxy Ace device to your computer and then transfer both files to the root of your SD Card.
Step #3: Turn off your device now and boot it into recovery mode. Press and hold Volume UP + Home + Power button together and wait for the device to boot. You can operate recovery using volume rocker keys, and the power button to make any selection.
Step #4: In recovery mode, select “wipe data/factory reset” and select Yes on the next screen to confirm the same.
Step #5: Select “install zip from SD Card” then “choose zip from SD Card”. Select the ROM file that we had transferred earlier on the device and confirm the installation of the same on the next screen.
Step #6: Installation of the ROM file would take a while, after the installation is complete, install the Gapps Package using the same way.
Step #7: Head Back to the main recovery screen and select “reboot system now” after the completion of the installation.
That’s it. You’ve succesfully flashed the PACMan ROM on your Galaxy Ace Smartphone.
Do let us know if you face any difficulties while installing the ROM file on your device, we’re here to help you out.
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