CyanMobile Initial A For Samsung Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570 Smartphone(Screenshots included)

After a continuous development and improvement of android custom rom CyanogenMod for galaxy mini, fit, ace and many other devices; squadzone is now on with a new ROM for Samsung Galaxy Mini/Pop/Next smartphone. While he used to release his previous works as a form of an release candidates updates to unofficial CyanogenMod 7.2, this time he has come up with a name for his custom rom and we now call it CyanMobile. The Initial A version of this CyanogenMod 7.2 based Cyanmobile rom is very amazing, however, acknowledging the skills of the xda-recognized developer, squadzone, I wasn't surprised with all these awesome major changes to the rom. So, what's new with this latest version of CyanMobile 7.2.0 RC0 custom rom? Continue reading after the break to find out more.

So, with CyanMobile Initial A a lot of new tweaks and features can be spotted throughout the CyanMobile Settings menu section in device's settings app. The changes include an integrated font changer and text-font chooser with CyanMobile Settings>>Interface>>Fonts Settings; different layouts of notification windows; new soft buttons images (though they are much wider for mini's display to handle); Optimized ADW Launcher, Power Widgets, etc; Recent Applications on Status bar and the list continues for ever.

This rom is not just a change in naming convention.... A lot has been changed and improved making this rom faster and smoother along with huge performance boost. I've listed the complete change log below from the developer's thread.

ChangeLog :
  • Added Options to move left, right, and center for clock, carrier label, and carrier logo.
  • Changeable colour for all elements (time, date, etc) in status-bar text and lock-screen.
  • Changeable User Interface now support by theme installed.
  • Added CyanogenMod Netcounter app to display data usages details in Wireless & Networks Settings>>Mobile Networks>>NetCounter.
  • Added shutdown timer option.
  • Add Four different Status bar and Notification Drawer layout with 4 grid view.
  • Added option to hide/show toggles (Airplane mode, screenshots, etc) from power menu in Interface Settings.
  • Fixed density scale option.
  • Fixed suspend and hibernate option.
  • More fix status bar reverse option & power saver option.
  • Refactor framework for better view.
  • Added option to enable/disable back button reject call.
  • Remove flip play/pause music.
  • Update adreno lib to the latest one.
  • Update audio driver and config.
  • CyanMobile 7.2.0 RC0 For Samsung Galaxy Mini or Pop GT-S5570
    CyanMobile For Galaxy Mini GT-S5570
  • Remove all locale and Only support English.
  • Update APN files.
  • Fix FM radio routing for some basebands.
  • Update libjpeg.. Now using libjpeg-turbo from CyanogenMod 9.
  • Fix CPU profile.
  • Automatic calibrate battery if battery capacity is 100% using engineer calculation method.
  • New Kernel 2.6.36.10.
  • Re-based source code of the ROM with CyanogenMod, AOSP (Android Open Source Project) and AOKP  (Android Open Kang Project).
  • Add option to choose font type (supports up to 5 different types).
  • Changeable font (or Font Optimizer inbuilt).
  • Honeycomb lock-screen fully functioning.
  • Better memory management and many more fixes and code optimizes.
So, these are all the changes that you can find in this newest rom and playing with the rom myself for few hours, I can tell you that this is one of the best custom rom ever for Galaxy Mini or Pop handset. Though --due to the heavy changes and introduction of huge features-- there are still few glitches and bugs in this ROM, still it can be used for daily uses and without having to bear much trouble.

So, that's that. Now, let's get on to flashing Cyanmobile Initial A custom rom on your galaxy pop or mini or next smartphone to try it by yourself. No doubt you will surely love the new theme and features. However, before we begin I strongly recommend you to charge your device to above 50% and backup all important data (contacts, SMS, APNs, etc.) and applications. Now, that you are ready let's get started.

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!
Note : Those who have Gingerbread OS and any Custom Recovery installed on their device can skip Step 1 and Step 2. Also, those who have any custom rom installed can skip both Step 1 and 2.
2. Install any custom recovery available for Samsung Galaxy Mini/Pop. You may have Clock Work Mod Recovery
3. Download CyanMobile 7.2.0 RC0 Full Release (update-CyanMobile-7.2.0-RC0-GalaxyMini-ReleaseTwo.zip)
4. Copy the downloaded file to the (root directory of) your sd-card.
5. Reboot your device to Custom Recovery (Press Home + Power Button).
6. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current rom.
7. Choose Install Zip From Sd Card>>Choose Zip From SD Card option and then select the file (named:  update-CyanMobile-7.2.0-RC0-GalaxyMini-ReleaseTwo.zip ) you downloaded from above.  

Note : If you are using RZ Recovery, choose Install Menu>>Select update-CyanMobile-7.2.0-RC0-GalaxyMini-ReleaseTwo.zip you downloaded>>Select Wipe Data and Wipe Cache>>Choose Install update-CyanMobile-7.2.0-RC0-GalaxyMini-ReleaseTwo.zip and wait till the rom is flashed.
8. Wait till the rom is flashed/installed on your device. Once done, Wipe Data and Wipe cache from recovery menu.
9. Reboot your device from your recovery main menu.

Note : It is needed to do a complete data and cache wipe as told in Step 8. Please, don't report any bugs at the comments below if you haven't followed all the steps above carefully

So, that's all. You have successfully flashed your Samsung Galaxy Mini/Pop with one of the latest custom rom available. Take some time and explorer through the rom and look for all new cool features and try them out. If you are having difficulties in finding any feature then please take a look at these screenshots of CyanMobile Rom at the bottom of the post before you ask where you can find a feature/option. Most of them can be found under CyanMobile Settings sub-menu within Settings while few others are added around other Settings menu too. And, once you are done with playing with your device, do let us know what do you think of this amazing rom at the comments below.

UPDATES!!! 2012/04/09
Update the post above with latest full update of CyanMobile Initial A custom rom. With this second release of cyanmobile, few bugs that were there in previous release are fixed and ohter quick improvements have been made. This is the final release of CyanMobile Initial A so, just update your rom right away for a much better and stable performance.




 SCREENSHOTS:-
 

About Phone Details - GT-S5570
About Phone Details
Cyanmobile Add to Home Screen Menu
Add to Home Screen Menu
CyanMobile App Drawer
CyanMobile App Drawer
Galaxy Mini/Pop CPU Settings (Overclockable upto 844 MHz)
CPU Settings (Overclockable upto 844 MHz)
CyanMobile Initial A Changelog
CyanMobile Initial A Changelog
CyanMobile Display Settings
CyanMobile Display Settings
CyanMobile Homescreen - CyanMobile Theme
CyanMobile Homescreen - CyanMobile Theme
CyanMobile 7.2.0 RC0 For Galaxy Mini GT-S5570
CyanMobile 7.2.0 RC0 For Galaxy Mini GT-S5570
CyanMobile Text-Font Changer
CyanMobile Text-Font Changer
CyanMobile Bootanimation (from CM9)
CyanMobile Boot Animation (from CM9)
CyanogenMod NetCounter App
CyanogenMod NetCounter App - Display network traffic data.
DSP Manager Settings
DSP Manager Settings
Data Usage Details
Data Usage Details
Default Notification Drawer
Default Notification Drawer
Phone Options with Toogles On
Phone Options with Toogles On
Google Play - GMail Downloading
Google Play - GMail Downloading
Modified HomeScreen with widgets and ICS wallpaper.
Modified HomeScreen with widgets and ICS wallpaper.
CyanMobile > Interface > Boot Animation Settings
CyanMobile > Interface > Boot Animation Settings
CyanMobile > Interface > Fonts Settings - Change fonts as well as text font
CyanMobile > Interface > Fonts Settings - Now you can Change fonts as well as text font.
CyanMobile > Interface > Power Menu toogles Settings
CyanMobile > Interface > Power Menu toogles Settings
Galaxy Mini CyanMobile LockScreen
Galaxy Mini CyanMobile LockScreen
CyanMobile Lockscreen with Music and other Widget
CyanMobile Lockscreen with Music and other Widget
CyanMobile > LockScreen Styles (Honeycomb lockscreen is amazing).
CyanMobile > LockScreen Styles (Honeycomb lockscreen is amazing).
Notification Window - Tab Layout, Notification Drawer
Notification Power Widget Settings
Notification Power Widget Settings - You can choose between various layouts .
CyanMobile Performance Settings (screen 1)
CyanMobile Performance Settings (screen 1)
CyanMobile Performance Settings (screen 2)
CyanMobile Performance Settings (screen 2)
CyanMobile Dailer or Phone Keypad
CyanMobile Dailer or Phone Keypad
Default Power button Menu without toogles
Default Power button Menu without toogles
Notification Window - Tab layout - Power Widget Drawer
Notification Window - Tab layout - Power Widget Drawer
CyanMobile Power Saver Advance settings
CyanMobile Power Saver Advance settings
CyanMobile Power Saver General Settings
CyanMobile Power Saver General Settings
Phone Reboot Screen
Settings Menu
Settings Menu
CyanMobile Sound Settings - Call Features/Tweaks
CyanMobile Sound Settings - Call Features/Tweaks
CyanMobile > Sound Settings > Camera Options
CyanMobile > Sound Settings > Camera Options
Interface > Status Bar Tweaks > Staus bar layout
Interface > Status Bar Tweaks > Staus bar layout
Notification Window with Recent apps pane and bottom status bar.
Notification Window with Recent apps pane and bottom status bar.
Status Bar Tweaks - Clock Settings
Status Bar Tweaks - Clock Settings
CyanMobile Settings > System settings Advance Options
CyanMobile Settings > System settings Advance Options
CyanMobile Settings > System Menu > General Settings
CyanMobile Settings > System Menu > General Settings