Install HyperLight ROM on Galaxy S3 I9300
If you’re looking for few tweaks and MODs to improve the performance of your Galaxy S3 or want to upgrade your Galaxy S3 to Jelly Bean along with a few extra tweaks, you’re on the right place, your search is over now, you should try HyperLight ROM that is developed by a senior XDA developer member j0ep0.
The HyperLight ROM for Galaxy S3 is based on Jelly Bean XXDLIB firmware but also includes Busybox, SuperSU and init.d support. It has numerous useful tweaks and MODs, it increases the ANP list, add supercharger, home screen lag is reduced, call recording app, ability to long press on volume for changing tracks, improved reboot menu, unlimited SMS recipients, ability hide SMS from call logs, HXMod camera, Samsung smart rotation and more.
The below guides shows you how to install HyperLight ROM for Galaxy S3 I9300, make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your Galaxy S3, you can follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0 and it’s important 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 gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the HyperLight ROM according to your taste from XDA here:
- HyperLight v0.9 Basic (HyperLightv0.9basic.zip)
- HyperLight v0.9 Compatible (HyperLightv0.9compatible.zip) (It support many languages, CSCs and Wi-Fi Direct/ S-Beam.
- HyperLight v0.9 Tweaked (HyperLightv0.9tweak.zip) (It features Siyah kernel and Multitasking fix.
- HyperLight v0.9 Slim (HyperLightv0.9slim.zip) (It’s Slim Bean-like trimmed size ROM)
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded .zip file to internal storage of phone.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode 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 full wipe, first 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. Wait till installation complete.
Step #9: Once again, select wipe data/factory reset and confirm on the next screen.
Step #10: Now select Wipe cache and confirm on the next screen.
Step #11: From the main menu, select advanced, then select wipe dalvik cache and confirm the action.
Step #12: Select Advanced and then select Fix Permissions.
Step #13: Select “reboot system now” to reboot your phone.
That’s it, enjoy the HyperLight ROM! If you’re stuck on any step, do comment below and we’ll help you.