You can now update Galaxy S2 I9100 to latest and customized Android 4.4.2
KitKat with the help of custom firmware Beanstalk 4.4.200. Google recently
introduced Android 4.4.2 KitKat on many Nexus models but that build is not much
customized that’s why having a custom ROM is a good idea indeed. Beanstalk
4.4.200 is based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat and build using CM11 source. The
main attention point of Beanstalk ROM is, its comes with so many customization
that you can just avoid. The official Beanstalk 4.4.200 custom ROM is now
support Galaxy S2 I9100. You can download and install custom firmware Beanstalk
4.4.200 on your Galaxy S2 I9100. Since, Galaxy S2 I9100 is capable enough to run
Android 4.4.2 KitKat smoothly, Beanstalk 4.4.200 going to be a great experience
for you. Apart from attractive look, other key features of this Android 4.4.2
KitKat based ROM are Lockscreen background options, Customizable Lockscreen text
color, Lockscreen rotation, Static Lockscreen shortcuts, LCD Density, Do not
disturb option, Low battery warning customizable options, Superuser fully
embedded into the build and accessed from settings menu and navbar customization
and Numerous other options hiding throughout the build. To learn how to flash
this ROM, continue reading this guide to know how to install Android 4.4.2
KitKat based Beanstalk 4.4.200 custom ROM on Galaxy S2 I9100.
Some of the cool Android 4.4.2 KitKat features that you will enjoy is Screen
Recording, Tap to Pay (Google Wallet for everyone), NFC emulation for non nfc
devices, 14% less memory usage, cloud printing from Gallery, Google Home is the
new Launcher, Core System Processes Trimmed, apps are efficient and responsive
on all devices, the all new 'procstats tool details' memory use, Full-screen
Immersive mode, seamless change in resolution during media playback, Phone
dialer got local business detection, redesigned Quickoffice and many more.
As said already, this is a test build and you should expect some bugs in it.
All bugs and issues expected to be fixed as development progress towards a
This tutorial is only for Galaxy S2 I9100. Don’t try this guide on any
other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to
the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is
very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the
instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate
2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an
app like Battery
Notifier BT Free
on your Android device to check it easily.
3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S2 I9100 in your PC. [Download
4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer
file between PC and Galaxy S2 I9100. [Guide
5. Your device have latest CWM version 126.96.36.199 and up or TWRP 188.8.131.52 and up
If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow
step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based Beanstalk
4.4.200 ROM on Galaxy S2 I9100.
(Download by clicking on it)
- Beanstalk 4.4.200 For Galaxy S2
I9100 [Filename: BeanStalk-4.4.200-20131222-i9100.zip]
- Google Apps [Filename: CyanFox-Gapps-2013-12-15.zip] or
any other 4.4 KitKat Gapps
How to Install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based Beanstalk 4.4.200 ROM on Galaxy S2
- Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to
the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
- Disconnect USB and then turn off your Galaxy S2 I9100.
- Now, boot into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Up,
Home and Power button together until Samsung logo flash twice and
then leave the button. You should see recovery menu soon. In recovery use Volume
Keys to navigate between option and Power button to select an option.
Alternatively try this: Recovery
Mode without Key Combination.
- Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if
this new ROM not work or you want to go back into your previous ROM. To perform
a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select
Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
- Now, perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory
reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait
few minutes till the data wipe is complete. Now come back to CWM recovery main
menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping process done, select
Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache
- Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from
sdcard. Now, locate the Beanstalk 4.4.200 Zip file that you
copied earlier in Step 1 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm
installation by selecting Yes – Install _____.zip on the next screen. The
ROM installation will begin.
- Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 6 but choose the
CyanFox-Gapps-2013-12-15.zip file instead of ROM zip to install
the Google apps package.
- When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select
reboot system now to reboot your Galaxy S2 I9100 and boot up into
Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM Beanstalk 4.4.200.
- Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into
recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by
selecting it from the list.
Congrats! Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware based custom ROM Beanstalk 4.4.200 is
now installed and running on your Galaxy S2 I9100.