Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy S 4G Device forum. The model number for the devices supported in this forum are:
- SGH-T959W (Don't flash T959V bootloaders! You've been warned!)
Before you move forward, make sure you turn your phone OFF, take the battery out, and make sure your model number is EXACTLY one of the previously listed.
Please familiarize yourself with the Required Reading. Below that are some guides/tutorials written by various members. Further down are useful offsite links and the wiki.
If you'd like to see something posted here or have improvements, please comment! Suggestions are welcome!
I'll be updating this thread often. Please come by and look through the list about once a week.
[New Members][Guide/Tour] Get the most out of XDA!! - TRusselo
Why you get short/one word answers! (The Long Answer) - TRusselo
[READ] This is the SGH-T959V(SGS4G) Not The Vibrant, or the Galaxy S 4 - Fluidification
The Definitive Noobs Guide to Flashing and/or Fixing the SGS4G! POST QUESTIONS HERE! - Juls317
Don't use rom manager aka rom mangler!!! Thanks management!!! - RaverX3X
Before you flash anything... - jeffsf
XDA Developers Mantra - kyphur
[Guide] How to get into Download Mode - golmar88
Mtd vs Bml - eollie
[GUIDE]How to flash using Heimdall 1.4.x Win/osx - Fluidification
Team Acid IRC Channel Instructions - FBis251
[GUIDES] Fresh out of box Galaxy S 4G | Heimdall One-Click For Dummies - lumin30
[ROM][HEIMDALL] Package For T959W Wind/Mobilicity Canadian Users - getochkn
[GUIDE] Undervolting for better battery life - dsexton702
[GUIDE] The Total Newb's Guide to Wakelocks - T.J. Bender
The All-In-One GalaxyS Hack Pack - AdamOutler
[HOW-TO]Heimdall One-Click - ROM Packaging and Distribution System - AdamOutler
[GUIDE] Building CM10.2 for Nexus 4 with Mac OS X 10.8.X [UPDATED: 8.8.2013] - inffy
(note, you can obviously change the local manifest to make this work for any device, not just Nexus 4. Also note, you have to use the AOSP toolchain!)
[GUIDE]BUILD CM10.1 FROM SOURCE| AIRFLUIP EDITION [Mac + Linux] - Fluidification
[GUIDE][LINARO][Building Your ROM With The Linaro Toolchain] - DJLamontagneIII
[GUIDE] Creating a localized SGH-T959V ROM - itzik2sh
SGH-T959V Internal Uart - bhundven
Off-Site Reading Material
iFixIt Samsung Galaxy S 4G Teardown
Learn Java Online
Learn C The Hard Way (really, not that hard, but a good book!)
This stuff is here for historical purposes. No one gurentees that any of the following stuff in this section is even downloadable, let alone in any kind of working condition.