Earlier we mentioned about recognized developer at xda-developers forums arco68, who has lately been working on CyanogenMod 10 for the S4 Mini and now there is finally an Alpha Build 1 available.


  • By flashing this rom, you may void your warranty.
  • Install this ONLY on the GT-I9195 variant.
  • Do not use stock recovery to install this otherwise you will brick your phone.
  • S4MiniArchive and developer arco68 will not be responsible for any damages caused to your device, install this rom at your own risk!

What is working:

  • Audio
  • RIL
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • Proximity sensor
  • Light sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • USB mass storage
  • HW accelerated gui
  • HW accelerated video
  • Camera
  • Torch
  • Wi-Fi/USB/Bluetooth tethering
  • Wi-Fi Direct


Download CM10 - Click here. (Pick the build in the top as it's latest)
Download Gapps - Click here.


  1. Root your S4 Mini and install CWM Recovery - Click here for guide.
  2. Boot into CWM Recovery by holding Home + Power + Volume up buttons
  3. Wipe data and cache
  4. Flash the cm10 zip file
  5. Flash the Gapps zip file
  6. Choose to reboot the phone

Video instructions (for newbies): 

Official xda thread: xda forums

If you find any bugs and problems, please send them to arco68 in the thread above so that he can take a look.


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