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Install Android 4.0 ICS on Galaxy Y S5360 with ICS Aura Custom ROM

Samsung Galaxy Y is a low-end Android phone that was launched with Android 2.3.5 and was recently updated to Android 2.3.6 software update. Since it is a very low specs phone, it won’t be getting Android 4.0 ICS officially, but well, you know how developers are. Android 4.0 ICS for Samsung Galaxy Y is now available unofficially.

Android 4.0 ICS brings a brand new UI with lots of new features and battery performances. ICS is already available unofficially for many low-end Android phones: Samsung Galaxy AceGalaxy Gio, Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Fit. Check after the jump for the full tutorial.

Make sure your Samsung Galaxy Y is rooted: How to Root Samsung Galaxy Y Easily.

Disclaimer: We are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Features of ICS Aura V1 Firmware:

  • Based on DXKL2(testing on DDKK1)
  • De0dexed
  • Zipaligned
  • DSP Manager
  • Auto Zipalign at Every Boot
  • init.d & Busybox Support
  • Sqlite3 added
  • sqlite.so & ssqlite_ini.so from ICS
  • (Improves Performance)
  • Removed Samsung Bloatware
  • added miui music player
  • widget
  • miui compass
  • miui themed 10 analog clocks
  • ics google search widget
  • ZEAM launcher

Make sure you have installed Samsung Galaxy Y USB drivers to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Y USB drivers! Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page to get that tasty Ice Cream Sandwich on your phone.