Galaxy S3 mini custom ROMs are now available. In our previous post we have discussed how to root Galaxy S3 mini and install ClockworkMod recovery. Now from our article you can install any of these ROMs from CWM.
We tried our best to select the best Custom ROM that is stable, fast and battery efficient. We have handpicked 5 best custom ROM available for Galaxy SIII mini that are worth trying.
Warning: You are proceeding with the installation of custom ROM’s onto your device. Further, you should not blame us for any circumstances you face.
Before installing any Custom ROM:
- You need to root your device for Superuser access and install custom recovery.
- Your device should have at least 70% charge with it, to assure that there will be no Power interruption during the process.
- Backup all essential Data’s on your phone.
- Disable all security programs like Antivirus and Firewall from your computer and uninstall the same from your device, as these security suites generally tend to interrupt the process.
- Enable USB debugging in your Samsung Galaxy Y from the path “Settings >Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.
How to install any Custom ROM?
There are two installation procedures-
(A) Odin Mode or Download Mode
(B) Recovery Mode or CWM
Download Mode or Odin Mode-
Step 1: Download the ROM an Odin from the provided link and unzip it .
Step 2: Put your phone into “Download mode” by Shutting down your device ,the press and hold Home button+Volume-down+Power Button, once you get to the screen with a yellow triangle press “volume Up”.
Step 3: Connect your device to the pc…
Step 4: Open odin and select “ Pda” and browse to the location of the “rooted.tar” now press start in odin.
Step 5: Flashing will take about 10 minutes.
Recovery Mode or CWM-
Step 1: Download the required custom ROM’s zip file, extract it and place it in the root directory of your phone’s SD card.
Step 2: Now, reboot your phone to achieve Recovery Mode on your phone. Boot into the Recovery by Power off your Smartphone and then boot it into the Recovery Mode, for this you need to press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down+ Power buttons at the same time until the display is turned on.
Step 3: Then wipe data and cache before installing the custom ROM. Select advance option and wipe delvic cache (optional but recommended)
Step 4: Now, choose install zip from from SD card, select choose a zip file option. Select .zip Rom package and confirm the selection.
Step 5: Repeat the same procedure again in step 4 if some extra packages has been provided.
Step 6: After the installation process completes, select “++++Go Back++++” and then select “reboot system now” to reboot your system.
Step 7: First boot may take 5 minutes or more, so be patient.
That’s it you have successfully installed your desired custom ROM on your Galaxy SIII mini:
List of Best Custom ROM’s for Galaxy SIII mini:
1. JZO54K.I9190.XXAMA1 Jelly bean Rom
This rom is developed by XDA Retired Senior Moderator faria. This rom is based on the official I8190OXAAMA1_DBT Jellybean update and it is compatible with all European devices. Being a custom rom it is also compatible with official updates via kies. Install it Via Odin procedure.
Download JZO54K.I9190.XXAMA1 Jelly bean Rom for Galaxy S3 mini.
2. I8190XXAMA1_I8190OXAAMA1_4.1.2_rooted V2 ROM
This Rom is developed by XDA member infected. This is the Official Samsung ROM Jelly Bean 4.1.2 from Germany Unbranded have finished. This ROM is official and indicated for European country’s. The developer has already rooted this device. It has latest superuser.apk and su binaries, busybox pro installer (most recent is 1.20.2) and integrated leather, face script tweaks, Added more languages and CSC carrier codes. Install it Via Odin procedure.
Download I8190XXAMA1_I8190OXAAMA1_4.1.2_rooted V2 ROM for Galaxy S3 Mini
3. uk-JRO03H.I8190 XXALJL_btu-rooted Rom
This rom is developed by Retired Senior Moderator faria. This rom is primarily for UK unlocked devices (BTU) but it will work in any other country code. This Rom is full Uk firmware rooted. Install it Via Odin procedure.
Download uk-JRO03H.I8190 XXALJL_btu-rooted Rom for Galaxy S3 Mini.
4. GT-I8190L rooted rom
This ROM is developed by same XDA Retired Senior Moderator Faria. This rom is only for latin based [i8190L] device.
To minimize problems the rom only includes the system partition, this way your kernel etc don’t get missed if anything goes wrong. Install it Via Odin procedure.
Download GT-I8190L rooted ROM for Galaxy S3 mini
5. Very Lite I8190XXALK6_I8190XEFALL1 Rom
This ROm is developed by Senior Member Brokenworm. Developer has updated several google apks , su and busybox. He had removed most adds in market by replacing hosts added LUCKY PATCHER to do the rest. Removed samsung services and keep google, much more like Cwm manager. Install it with recovery procedure.
Download Very Lite I8190XXALK6_I8190XEFALL1 Rom for Galaxy S3 mini.
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