How to Update Galaxy Nexus I9250 with AndroidME v1.3.0 Jelly Bean Custom ROM

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Galaxy Nexus is one of the most popular Android devices on XDA-Developers in terms of getting custom ROMs, all based on the latest Android 4.1.1 JRO03C Jelly Bean. AndroidME v1.3.0 is one of our favourite custom firmware for the Galaxy Nexus I9250. We have also used it on our Nexus S for a long time.

As you continue reading below to our tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing AndroidMe 4.1.1 JB custom ROM on your Galaxy Nexus with complete steps. If at any point you don’t get something or need help, feel free to drop us a comment below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers 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 ;-)

AndroidME v1.3.0 Features:

  • JRO03C OTA/AOSP Base Fully Optimzed
  • Android 4.1.1
  • Optional O/C Daemon
  • Stock Battery Percent
  • Adfree base
  • Build.prop mods
  • Includes AOSP Compiled apps and libs
  • Busybox installed
  • Unsecured boot.img
  • Stock look, clean, simple, stable.
  • Stock Android 4.1.1 Kernel
  • Advanced Power Menu
  • init.d scripts for speed and RAM Optimization
  • Google apps included (No need for an extra flash)
  • Excellent battery life
  • ADB Debugging notification disabled
  • Rooted and Latest Superuser added
  • Slightly improved Images and Videos
  • Tweaks for speed and memory improvements
  • Fully de-odexed
  • SQLite boost script
  • Audio Improvement Patch + Awesome Beats
  • 4EXT Optimization script
  • Multi-language (WWE)
  • Fully Zipaligned
  • Very Fast & Fluid!
  • Friendly, Fast support

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Nexus USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update your phone to the latest Android 4.1 custom ROM update.