Install Slim Bean ROM on Galaxy S2 Skyrocket – Trimmed Size Jelly Bean Build
The most popular trimmed size Slim Bean custom ROM is now available for the AT&T Skyrocket, it’s very lightweight custom ROM that always comes with minimal size almost 50MB to 100MB because it has no bloatware but packed with numerous useful customizable features that allow you to tweak the performance of your Skyrocket. The Slim Bean ROM is based on latest Android version, the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean that also comes with attention-getting features like it brings a smooth performance to your Android device along with lots of new apps (Google Now, new smarter keyboard, advanced notification bar and much more).
However, the Slim Bean for AT&T Skyrocket is still being updated and under development, it currently contains some bugs like the lockscreen weather may not work. The developer will iron out them in near future.
Read on how to upgrade the AT&T Galaxy S2 Skyrocket to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via Slim Bean custom ROM, make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your phone. You also need 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 #1: Download the latest version of Slim Bean ROM from here [XDA Link] and Google Apps from.
Step #2: Transfer downloaded .zip files to the internal SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down the volume up, volume down 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.
Step #9: Once again repeat the previous step and install the Google Apps package .zip file in the same manner.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, the Slim Bean ROM is now installed on your AT&T Skyrocket, enjoy the latest Android version 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. If you faced any problem, do comment in below section and you can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in first step.