Update the Samsung Galaxy Gio by Installing the Cyanogen Mod 9 ICS Android 4.0 Firmware
Monday 12th of March 2012
The Samsung Galaxy Gio users can now enjoy the Ice Cream Sandwich experience on their own handsets by learning how to install the Cyanogen Mod 9 custom ROM. As you will see during the following lines, I have detailed a few steps that will take you through the whole procedure, so take a look and see if you can handle it.This update operation is similar with other Android 4.0 firmware installations guides explained here on Android.gs (though each process can be applied only on the device mentioned by us), therefore you have nothing to worry about; you are in good hands. Make sure you read all my directions in order to avoid the unpleasant situations.The release of the present OS upgrade isn’t coming straight from Samsung and it’s not an official firmware launched for Gio’s users; furthermore there are no words on when it will be made available. Anyway, fortunately for you, the Cyanogen Mod 9 will offer the possibility of installing the Ice Cream Sandwich on your device without any others restrictions. To make it clear, CyanogenMod is a firmware that is designed in order to bring
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Samsung Galaxy Gio: Root and ClockworkMod Recovery - Android Authority
Monday 02nd of April 2012
The Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 is a smartphone that lets you experience Android without having to spend much from your pocket. This phone is ideal for first-time Android users, teenagers, and those who want to experiment and play with their phones. But, unbenknownst to most newcomers to Android, there is more to play and experiment with than just the apps and features that your phone comes with from the factory. If you root your phone, you can open it to countless opportunities and possibilities for customizing, tweaking, and modding.But, to reach farther from the shore, you need to start from the beginning: rooting your Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660.In this tutorial, you’ll learn to do just that. You’ll also find instructions for installing ClockworkMod Recovery on your phone.CautionRooting your phone is a risky endeavor (apart from breaking your phone’s warranty). Although most folks succeed with it, a few others fail. The instructions in this guide are provided for educational purposes only. Use them at your own risk. Do not hold us responsible for w
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Update Samsung Galaxy GIO using the CM9 Android 4.0 ICS Beta 5 Firmware
Thursday 22nd of March 2012
The CM9 beta 5 build has been released a few days ago and here you can find instructions on how to successfully apply it on your Samsung Galaxy GIO. Using the tutorial guide listed here you will manage to root your phone and install the custom Android 4.0 ICS ROM firmware on your device fast and easy.Before starting the update you need to know that this isn’t an official firmware released by Samsung Electronics but a custom ROM created by independent developers and it might have some bugs or errors. Also, by applying the steps listed here you will void the warranty of your device and in order to restore it you will need to install again its stock firmware. With this beta 5 release of the CM9 your device you will manage to give a new feel to your Galaxy GIO and all normal stock features are incoluded along with improved: wifi, bluetooth, gps, new Google Play Store, web browser, all sensors included, Facebook sync, Gmail, ICS keyboard, YouTube etc.Also, for the installation of this new root you need to be accustomed with the rooting process and how to work in recovery mode. We
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Adobe Flash Player' on 'Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660' - 'Android 2.3' - Help please !!
Saturday 10th of December 2011
Help ! - 'Adobe Flash Player' on 'Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660' - 'Android 2.3' !!! I am going round in circles so it seems with this problem ! 1st it seemed I was having a problem as to how to install 'Adobe Flash Player' & now I'm getting the feeling I'm not even supposed to have it anyway !!! Can someone advice me if I am supposed to be able to go to a web-site that has Flash content on it & actually be able to see the Flash content ??? - If I'm not I'm going to be mortified !However If I am supposed to be able to view Flash content then can someone please advise how I can get Flash working my 'Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660' - 'Android 2.3' ! When I go to 'Android Market' I am told my device is not compatible with 'Adobe Flash Player Version 11'. I have downloaded by PC a torrent of 'Adobe Flash Player Version 10.3' & then copied it to the phones SD Card & then used the installer on the phone to install it - all seemed to go O.K. but when I went to the Adobe test page no Flash movie & tried another web-site that I know has flash content & the same thing !!!Reg
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Samsung Galaxy Gio wireless connection not working. under settings
Friday 10th of May 2013
Samsung Galaxy Gio wireless connection not working. under settings in WiFi network it says Error.Optional Information: Type of Device: PhoneBrand: Samsung Galaxy GioModel Number: GT-S5660What have you tried so far?: Reboot -turn modem on and off. My laptop connects fine. I'm at home. Put in static IP address, Gate way , Netmask etc and one DNS 1 number did not know what DNS 2 was.
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battery - Why will my Samsung Galaxy Gio not turn on
Thursday 04th of April 2013
My Samsung Galaxy Gio hasn't been working properly for a few days, and now it won't even turn on. I can get it to the recovery page, but it will not do anything after that. I was thinking that it might be the battery but I'm not sure,someone please help!
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Samsung Galaxy Y Wifi not working
Wednesday 08th of February 2012
Hey all, I can't seem to connect my Samsung Galaxy Y to my wifi after unrooting it. I tried factory reset over 10 times and it still doesn't work. What shall I do???
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Samsung Galaxy Gio - Wifi not showing Hotspot
Saturday 26th of November 2011
Hello everyone,Normally I create my laptop's Wifi as a hotspot for my phone at home. Before my Galaxy Gio Android phone I had Nokia E72. Nokia works perfect and I use internet on my Phone from laptop's Wifi. But on Android, it not showing this Wifi connection. I'm sure Its android problem not my Galaxy Gio because some days back my cousin had an Android phone, same thing happened, It was not showing my laptop's connection. Need help.Thanks
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Bell and Virgin Mobile launch the Samsung Galaxy Gio
Wednesday 10th of August 2011
Another entry level Android phone hit the market yesterday as Bell and Virgin Mobile launched The Samsung Galaxy Gio. It has an 800MHz processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.2-inch (480 x 320) screen, 3MP camera, WiFi hotspot capability, and TouchWiz 3.0. Bell is offering it at $249.99 with no contract or $29.95 with a 3-year contract. The better deal is Virgin Mobile which is $149.99 outright or FREE with the 3-year contract.//[via bell and vigrin]» See more articles by Robert Nazarian//
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Samsung Galaxy Chat WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on all of a sudden
Saturday 22nd of June 2013
Hi all, The wifi on my phone Samsung Galaxy Chat will not turn on all of a sudden. Same is the issue with Bluetooth.The wifi button in the drop down screen is kind of greyed out and when settings is opened the [off-on] is greyed out. In wifi settings it just says "turning on...". All firmware up to date. Phone isnt damaged or dropped.I have restarted the phone many times and also performed factory reset twice and cleared the cache too.Please help.Thanks in advance.
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