The Slim ICS custom has finally been released for the Samsung Galaxy S3, the ROM is based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s very small custom ROM, the size is just 63MB, it’s AOSP (Android Open Source Project) ROM and has many features that can easily be customized. The ROM has five different languages, it features Lightning Launcher that give a stunning look and feel to your Galaxy S3.
You can check Calendar, Weather and more directly with from lockscreen, you can get screenshots via Nav Bar, even you can customize the Nav Bar, it’s very stable custom ROM, it’s first build of Slim ICS, which means, you may face some minor bugs but developer will iron out all bugs as soon as possible, so it’s worthy to try.
Take a look at below guide to install Slim ICS on Galaxy S3, make sure that ClockworkMod recovery is installed on device, be sure to follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery 6.0. 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 ROM from here [XDA LINK].
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 by holding down volume down, home and power buttons until the screen turn on.
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 then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. Lastly wipe ADVANCE> wipe delvik catch.
Step #7: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, you’re done. Do comment below for queries.