Install AOSP Jelly Bean Based B1ackB3aN ROM on Galaxy S3 I9300
Samsung Galaxy S3 has received another Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based ROM named B1ackB3aN, the B1ackB3aN is completely AOSP (Android Open Source Project) ROM and gives you fully stock Jelly Bean experience, the ROM also improves the performance of your device, thanks to senior XDA developer member m3dd0g.
The interface is very responsive, it features CyanogenMod Kernel and also has number of customizable features such as center clock, battery icons and much more. The whole system is blacked out, it will give a eye-catching look to your Galaxy S3. The ROM is still in development, so bugs can be expected that will be iron out as soon as possible by the developer, however it’s really fast so must try this custom ROM on your Galaxy S3.
Read on how to install B1ackB3aN ROM on Galaxy S3, please note that this ROM is just for international Galaxy S3 model number GT-I9300, a custom recovery must be installed on the phone, you can follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery and be sure to 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 file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded file to SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons.
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: 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. Once the ROM .zip file is installed, also install the Google Apps .zip file in the same manner.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, the ROM is installed on your phone, great job. Do comment for queries and you can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in first step.