Android 4.2.1 LiquidSmooth ROM For L710 Galaxy S3 Sprint: Here Is How To Install

By Shailesh Shrivastava email: s.shrivastava@mobilenapps.com | Jan 07, 2013 07:53 AM EST

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Sprint Galaxy S3 SPH-L710, which already has Slim Bean Beta 1 and CynogenMode 10.1 custom ROMs, have got one more custom ROM to update it to latest Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean.

LiquidSmooth Beta 2 can do the same with your smartphone what Slim Bean Beta 1 and CM 10.1 could.

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LiquidSmooth Beta 2 comes with some amazing features like Customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders, Chronus clock widget, Customizable hardware and software keys, Transparent navbar and status bar, Customizable navbar ring, Navigation bar widgets, Customizable power menu, Notification power widget, Customizable quicksettings panel, Statusbar mods, Theme engine, Quiet hours, Volume rocker music controls, Full Rotation, and Customizable battery and notification light.

Before installing Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based LiquidSmooth Beta 2 ROM on your Sprint Galaxy S3 SPH-L710, you should remember that the ROM is in beta stage right now and may contain some bugs and issues.

Remember these steps before starting the installation.

After updating your Galaxy Note 2 to XXDLL7 Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, you can root the new firmware on your phone. Before doing so, keep some points in mind.

1:  The process is meant only for Note 2 N7100. Therefore, the users are advised to check their devices' model number in: Settings > About phone.

2: Make sure the device has at least 80 percent of battery backup.

3:  Download and install USB drivers for your Note 2 and enable the USB debugging mode.

4: Back-up all your important data.

5: All the custom ROMs, firmware, official firmware updates, tools and anything mentioned in this tutorial belong to their respective developers. Mobile&Apps will not be held responsible for anything that goes wrong.

Follow the steps to root your device:

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

1.       LiquidSmooth Beta 2 4.2.1 Jelly Bean ROM For Galaxy S3 L710 [Filename: Liquid-JB-v2.1-Beta2-d2spr.zip]

2.       Google Apps [Filename: gapps-jb-20121212-signed.zip]

How to Install Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based LiquidSmooth Beta 2 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S3 L710.

Step 1: Connect your phone to PC using USB cable.

Step 2: Copy downloaded files to the SD card of your phone. Important: Don't extract any files.

Step 3: Disconnect USB and then turn off your phone.

Step 4: Now, boot into ClockworkMod recovery by pressing and holding the Volume Up, Power and Home buttons together until the Samsung logo comes up, leave all three buttons for half a second and hold them again. You will see ClockworkMod recovery screen soon. Use Volume keys to browse between options in recovery while Power key to select an option. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.

Step 5:  Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back. To perform a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, selectBackup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.

Step 6:  Then perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wipe is completed.

Step 7: Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Now, locate the Liquid-JB-v2.1-Beta2-d2spr.zip file that you copied earlier in Step 2 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm installation by selecting Yes - Install _____.zip on the next screen. The ROM installation will begin.

Step 8:  Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 7 but choose the gapps-jb-20121212-signed.zip file instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.

Step 9:  When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the phone and boot up into customized Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean ROM LiquidSmooth Beta The first boot will take time, so be patient!

Step 10: Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Source: [Androidjinn]

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