We haven’t come across much custom ROM firmwares for Galaxy S2 smartphones form the house of Samsung lately. But seems like we don’t have to wait much longer as a new custom ROM firmware from the bundle of ICS Android 4.0 version has rolled out for Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone. This new firmware comes in loaded with a big bunch of features that we will be taking a look at in a while and is deemed to be pretty stable too.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other models of Samsung Galaxy S2 such as I9100G or in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it. You can check the model number of your phone by dialing *#1234# in your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100
Let’s take a look at some of the features of this custom ROM firmware.
- Based on the latest official firmware 4.0.3 XXLPH WIPE
- Zip aligned
- Chainfire Kernel
- Mod-Battery with an incremental rate of 1% added
- Deleted the sound notifications of full charge and minimum charge battery
- GPS Quick-Fix
- All Framework De odexed and zipaligned
- Optimized PNG not compressed
- Mod rom to improve the bit rate audio / video added
- Wifi-sharing removed
- Multi lingual T9 Dictionaries added
- Hosts to eliminate advertising and web apps are updated
- ICS Ringtones, Notifications, Themes, Font
- New Google Play 3.4.4, Boot animation Snakes
- Last Titanium Backup app
- Some Samsung apk removed
- DSP Manager
- Build.prop tweaks
- Performance settings have been inserted
- Start-up tweaks costumized
- Support undervolt when there are kernel compatible
- Calculator AOSP, Calender AOSP
- TW launcher and some apps removed
- Inserted Nova_Launcher on default
- Multi CSC included and set ITV on default
- Flash player, Titanium Backup inserted
- Talk, Gmail Black style
- Insert Mod 14 toggle, ICS keyboard, ICS Sound Recorder, Sound Metal Gear Solid, Wallpaper Snakes inserted
Back up all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily. Do not back up the data using KIES PC Suite since KIES wont be able to recognize the custom ROM firmware.
Steps to Update Batista Android 4.0 Custom ROM Firmware in Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100:
Before proceeding into the updation procedure, you must make sure that you are on the rooted XXLPH Firmware. In case you are on any other firmware then apply XXLPH Firmware first then root it using the links mentioned below .
Enable USB Debugging Mode in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging” and make sure to tick the option of USB Debugging.
Step-1: Download Package 1 and Package 2 from the Must Have section to your computer and connect your smartphone to the computer via original USB cable obtained at purchase time. Copy both the downloaded packages to your phone.
Step-2: After copying is over, remove the connected USB Cable and enter the device into Recovery mode by pressing Volume Up button + Menu key and holding both press Power button simultaneously. In Recovery mode choose the options of “Wipe data/factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” to clear all cache present in the device.
Step-3: Next select “install zip from SD Card” > “choose zip from SD Card”
and choose the Part where can i buy furosemide online 1 Batista70 Foxhound edition Custom ROM Firmware zip file placed in your phone. It will take about 5 – 10 minutes to apply this update and after it is updated either the device will restart or will land up in Recovery mode again.
Step-4: In case the device lands up in Recovery mode, select the options of “install zip from SD Card” > “choose zip from SD Card” then choose the Part 2 Batista70 Foxhound edition Custom ROM Firmware zip file placed in your phone.
Step-5: After the 2nd zip file is update, select the options of “Wipe data/factory reset”> “Wipe Cache partition” to clear the cache. Next select “++++ Go Back ++++” > “Reboot system now” to restart Galaxy S2 smartphone in the updated firmware.
In case the process is interrupted somewhere in the middle then you have to repeat the entire procedure again from the beginning so as to successfully update the phone. Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 smartphone with the latest Batista70 Fox hound Edition ICS Firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.