Update Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 Myth ICS 4.0.3 Custom ROM

Here comes the Myth custom Ice Cream Sandwich built for the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 smartphone. There is lot more to talk about the improvements and the enhancements included in the list. This is not an official release by Samsung and this is a custom work around by the third party developers. With this users would be able to get Ice Cream Sandwich on their mobile phone

Features and Improvements

  • Based on the stock DXKT5 2.3.6
  • This supports about 55 European, Asian and Middle East
  • Pre rooted
  • Manage RAM Lagfree v3
  • CRT animation effect
  • ClockworkMod recovery v
  • A2sd GUI script
  • Smooth scroll mod
  • Modded TouchWiz Launcher 5 x 4, 5 dock
  • Script to manage RAM Adrenaline Boost v2
  • Script to manage RAM Turbo Boost v8.5
  • Script to manage RAM Lagfree V3

The following are the few screenshots of the Android 4.0.3 Myth ROM –

Myth ICS languages

Myth ICS

Myth ICS pics

Pre Upgrade Instructions

Please make sure that you have gone through the following pre upgrade instructions –

  • Please make sure that your phone is Galaxy Ace S 5830 and not any other variants like Ace S 5830 2, Ace Plus or Ace Duos.
  • With this update all the data on your phone will be lost. Make use of the following Android applications –

    SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
    ContactsSync with the Gmail application,Call Log - Call Log and Restore
    Songs, Videos & Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
    APN and MMS Settings – Note down manually via “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”.

  • Atleast you should have 70 % battery left on your mobile phone, this is to avoid the battery calibration.
  • Disable all the antivirus suites or the firewall on your PC.
  • You need to enable USB debugging in your phone. It can be enabled using the ‘Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging’.

Assuming that you are done with the above measures of precautions we are now ready to upgrade your phone.

Disclaimer : Neither we nor the developer should be held responsible if you proceed with this firmware upgrade. We ensure that everything is working perfectly here and the chances of your phone getting bricked are very less. Please follow instructions carefully.

Procedure to Update Galaxy Ace S 5830 Myth ICS 4.0.3 ROM

Follow the below procedure carefully without leaving a single step –

  • First and the foremost thing you should do is to download the Myth Custom ROM firmware package on to your computer.
  • Once the firmware package are downloaded on to your PC, you need to transfer them to the internal storage provided on to your phone using the USB cable.Recovery menu
  • After the copy of the files are done, you need to remove the USB connectivity from your PC and reboot your phone as to enter it in recovery mode.
  • Galaxy Ace can be turned into recovery mode by holding the Menu button and Power button simultaneously. If the devices turn on the normal menu then try it again.
  • In the recovery mode, you need to select the option ‘install zip from sd card’ and then select the option ‘choose zip from sd card’ and then finally navigate to the internal sd card where the Myth Custom ROM zip file is located.
  • Once that is done, the device will again reboot in the recovery mode. In the recovery mode you need to select the option of ‘++++ Go Back ++++’ and then finally choose the option ‘reboot system now’ to reboot your phone in the normal mode.
  • If the phone doesn’t get into the normal mode, you need to remove the battery and re insert it.

With that you have finally updated your Galaxy Ace S5830 smartphone to the custom Myth firmware. In case you face any issues during this update the please comment below.


  1. Tim Snook says:

    Tried to install but got message
    Status 0
    Installation aborted
    E:failed to mount /cache (Invalid Argument)
    E: can’t mount /cache/recovery/log

  2. Ferdi Muljadi says:

    I have the same problem, like Tim.

    Now my Galaxy Ace would start and only display Samsung Galaxy Ace logo.
    Please inform me how to fix his problem, have tried it again several time but no luck

  3. gargabriel says:

    I have an issue with the wifi, it’s not working. Can connect to the SSID but no internet connection. How can i fix it?

  4. Tim Snook says:

    Hi, Amongst all the error messages I have just noticed one that reads Error in /tmp/sideload/package.zip
    Is that a clue to my problems, perhaps?

  5. E:failed to mount /cache (Invalid Argument)
    E: can’t mount /cache/recovery/log

    me too this happened

  6. afrater88 says:

    Been using for a couple of days now but gonna change as battery life sucks unless anyone knows how to fix it

  7. khaoduong says:

    please, you help me up 4.0.3 for galaxy ace 2.3.6, i do it how do ?

  8. Easy to install. One problem I have is that wifi cuts out when the phone goes to sleep and I cannot get it to turn on again without rebooting

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  10. christos says:

    it support Greek language?????????????????????????

  11. Same problem as Tim.i have not installed clockworkmod.my phone does not start how to solve this.pls. Reply

  12. Flash player not function ? How to activate ?

  13. Flash player not working ?

  14. biingyow says:

    haha..thank you, installed!! love it <3

  15. Hey.
    The Wifi doesn’t connect once you download this rom.
    What should I do?

  16. Jeremy says:

    Rooting first?

  17. After doing this my phone freezes on the Samsung screen as I boot my phone. What do I do ?

  18. i have installed this rom my phone blutooth not working plz help ………………?

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