Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Themed ROM on Galaxy Ace

New Android 4.0.3 ICS Themed ROM for Samsung Galaxy Ace. The theme is based on Android v2.3 Gingerbread but its tweaked to look like Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Rom Name is ICS Stock v1. I shared this post because the Theme is based on Gingerbread, so it has less bugs and you can enjoy full ICS feature without compromise the performance of the phone.

Features of ICS Stock v1:


  • ICS Look
  • ICS Animations
  • ICS Icons
  • ICS Ringtones and Notifications
  • ICS Clock widget
  • Robonto Font
  • Android Market v3.4.4
  • Stable and Very fast
  • Home Screen Looping
  • Screenshots functionality
  • ext4 support
  • Nexus Prime Boot animation


This ROM is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. Do not try on other model.

Prepare your Phone:

  • Your Galaxy Ace must be Rooted with ClockworkMod Recovery Installed.
  • Backup all your data.


Download ICS Stock v1

Installation Instruction:

  • It’s Assume that you’re Already Rooted your phone
  • Download the ROM on your PC
  • Connect your phone to PC via USB Cable and transfer the downloaded file to Root of your SD Card.
  • Power Off the phone
  • Press and hold HOME+ POWER to Reboot your phone to Recovery
  • You’ve to boot into CWM recovery
  • Once you’re in Recovery, Scroll down using Volume key and select Wipe Data/Factory reset using Power button
  • Select Yes and wait to complete the wipe
  • Select Wipe Cache partition and select Yes –Wipe Cache. wait for wipe to complete
  • Scroll down and Select Advanced using Power Button
  • Select Wipe Dalvik Cache and then press Yes – Wipe Dalvik, wait for wipe to complete
  • Go back to Main Menu and select ‘Install zip from SDcard’.
  • Next, select ‘Choose zip from SDcard’ and Navigate to ‘ICS Stock’ file.
  • Wait for the Installation to Complete
  • Once the Installation is done, Select ‘Reboot System’ to reboot your phone
  • Kudos you’ve done it.

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