How To Install Sotmax ROM For Galaxy S3 I9300
Customization is one of great benefit for Android users and it’s possible with different ways such as custom ROMs, there are a lot of custom ROMs available for theme that bump new features and optimization like here’s Sotmax custom ROM for the Galaxy S3 I9300 – a pretty Jelly Bean treat but with some extra tweaks.
The Sotmax ROM is especially designed for those of you who love the stock look as the device look out of the box. Sotmax ROM is based on Android 4.1.2 XXELLA official firmware, the custom ROM is packed with awesome tweaks that you should try such as Aroma installer to customize the installation of ROM, data app that remove apps you don’t want, native script, Galaxy Note 2 ink effect, full weather in lockscreen (get with Aroma installer, 4.2 apps of Nexus 4 (get with Aroma installer), transparent weather widget, 4.2 Gmail, resizable popup browser, 200 SMS recipients, no MMS conversion, multiwindow (use all apps), transparent multiwindow mod, Galaxy note 2 gallery, Live Wallpapers, flash Player and more.
The custom ROM contains both Yank kernel and the stock kernel, there’s also data app functionality that can be used to remove apps that you don’t want, this the feature that force you to try Sotmax ROM because it makes you to able to have just your favorite apps and you’ll have a clean Android experience.
Read on how to install Sotmax custom ROM for Galaxy S3. Make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your phone, check this guide to install recovery and make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use the carbon Android app to backup apps and data.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the latest version of Stomax custom ROM for Galaxy S3 from here [XDA Link].
Step #2: Transfer both zip files to the internal storage of your tablet.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot into the recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power button, (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #6: Perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.
Step #8: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded ROM zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #9: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot.
That’s you’re done. If you experience any error during flashing, do comment. You can visit the original thread of XDA link is give in first step.