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Samsung Galaxy S/SGH-T959V/Installing CyanogenMod 9

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Installing from a stock/Gingerbread ROM (BML)

Required Files

  1. the latest cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip file in the thread's downloads
  2. the latest Google Apps for CyanogenMod 9
  3. a kernel with ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) 5.0.2.x or greater. (3.0.2.8 will NOT work)

Installing CyanogenMod 9

  1. Transfer the files to your phone
    • cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip
    • (optional) the google apps zip file
  2. Reboot to recovery (RED CWM)
  3. Do a nandroid backup of your current ROM
  4. Back up your sd card!
  5. Flash cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip
  6. Your phone will reboot to BLUE CWM
  7. Let it install.
  8. Your phone will automatically boot into CM9, enjoy!
  9. (optional) Reboot to recovery and flash the gapps zip file

Installing from an existing ICS ROM (MTD)

Required Files

  1. the latest cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip file in the thread's downloads
  2. the latest Google Apps for CyanogenMod 9

Installing CyanogenMod 9

  1. Transfer the files to your phone
    • cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip
    • (optional) the google apps zip file
  2. Reboot to recovery (BLUE CWM, or TWRP)
  3. Wipe data/factory reset
    • If upgrading an existing CM9 install, a factory reset isn't required, though doing so will keep your phone problem-free.
  4. Flash the cm-9-xxxxxx-UNOFFICIAL-galaxys4gmtd.zip file you downloaded.
  5. Reboot your phone.
  6. (optional) Reboot to recovery and flash the gapps zip file

Installing modems

Current Team Acid builds of CM9 and AOKP include an appropriate modem. Some find that different modems perform in a way that they prefer. They may be flashed through recovery in the normal fashion.

Download links

Flashing the modem

  1. Download the modem file you want to flash
  2. Power off your phone
  3. Boot the phone to recovery
    • Make sure your phone is completely off
    • Hold the volume keys (+ and -) down
    • Hold the power button
    • Continue holding all the buttons until you see the Team Acid boot logo
    • Let go of all the buttons
  4. Flash the modem zip file as you would a rom
  5. Reboot the phone and go to Settings > About Phone and make sure baseband version changed