Samsung Galaxy Ace is the predecessor of all members of the Galaxy Ace line up and one of the most famous Android smartphone featuring mid-range specifications. Galaxy Ace runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and no official updates was released since. If you own a Galaxy Ace, here is your chance to update it to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
Maclaw Studio released an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean custom firmware based on Android Open Source Project. It includes all features of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and additional customisation options.
Warning: This is a custom ROM and its developers are not liable for any damage which may occur on your device. Make research regarding custom ROMs, rooting and other matter before proceeding. Read and follow the instructions carefully to avoid destroying your device. Do this at your own risk.
This custom ROM is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. Never flash this ROM to another device or else suffer possible consequences.
Battery level must be at 50 per cent during installation to avoid power interruption.
Create a backup of all personal information, settings and data files on your device.
Install all necessary drivers on your computer. Download and install the Samsung Kies then connect your Galaxy Ace to install its drivers.
A custom recovery app such as ClockworkMod should be installed on your device.