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Question Idiots Guide: Installing [ROM][STABLE]AreaRom v2.3

AreaRom Install How To

(Read all of this!!! Don't try to be "smart" and skip ahead!!!!)

Here is what to do:

1. Download the AreaRom Odin

2. Unzip it to a folder on your computer

3. Hook up a USB cord to your phone -> Computer


4. Download AreaRom v2.3

5. Place the on you phones SD card
(dont unzip it, just download and transfer it)


6. Shut your phone off

7. Hold - Volume Down + Camera + Power (hit power last)

8. Your phone should now say DOWNLOAD
(Yellow dont show good on here with with background)

9. Open the Odin.exe we unzipped to your computer

10. Put the .OPS file in the OPS slot

11. Put the Boot.tar in the Boot slot

12. Put the Phone.tar in the Phone slot

13. Put the PDA.tar in the PDA slot

14. Start the Odin

15. Wait for your phone to restart
(in the rare case it doesn't, give it about 5 mins then restart it yourself)


16. After your phone boots up, shut it off

17. Hold Camera + Volume Up + Power (hit power last)

18. You should now be in recovery mode
a. Press the Volume buttons to navigate up and down
b. Press camera to select stuff
c. Press power to go back

19. Select: Install zip from SDcard

20. Select: Choose zip from SDcard

21. Find:

22. Select:

23. Select: Yes - Install

24. Wait for your Phone to restart

----Your not done, keep reading!------

25. Wait for you phone to boot back up
a. This my take 5 mins the first boot, this is normal...Dont Panic!

26. Hold Power button and select recovery

27. Wait for phone to boot into recovery

28. Select: wipe data/factory reset

29. Select: Yes -- delete all user data

30. wait for it to be done

31. Select: reboot system now

32. Phone will boot back into recovery
a. We have no idea why it does this
b. Don't bother asking why

33. Select: reboot system now

34. Your Done, and if you did everything in this order it worked!!

This is how you install any versions of AreaRom v2.x other then the name of the zip on your SDcard changes.

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