One of the greatest and flagship product by Samsung, Galaxy S3 (Quad core version)is selling like hot cake in the Mobile Market across the globe. The device will be available in US (dual core version) from this month onwards and expected to go big by the Company. Although it has the latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, S Voice (Samsung’s own Siri type app), S Note, S Memo pre-installed, the CyanogenMod lovers, will not like it much more, because they want to have the latest CyanogenMod 9 on any of their device, to get much more features than Android ICS Stock ROM. Here is the good news for them as the team CyanogenMod has released the nightly version of CyanogenMod 9 to install on Samsung Galaxy S3 now.
As every time they do, team CM has compiled this ROM to perform better with much more tweaks. However, you need to root your nwe Galaxy S3 in order to install this custom ROM, which is at your own risk. There might be a chance of bricking of your device while rooting and it voids warranty from the manufacturer. If you don’t want to mess up with your new Android Phone then stay away from this. And If you understand the risk and want to try out this custom ROM over your Galaxy S III, then you may go to this link to download the CM9 Nightly ROM for S3.
Some known Issues as of now (19th June 2012):
- FM Radio is not working, you may use Spirit FM app from the market.
- On some devices, it is found that, when using the LED flash causes Front Camera
- You can’t wake the phone by pressing the Volume Key, as the system goes into deep sleep and doesn’t recognize the key presses.
How To Install?
The installation process is easy, if you have already tried CM9 on any other devices. Your device must be rooted and you need to download the Latest ROM package installation file & Google Apps and place it on the SD Card. Now by going to CWM Recovery mode, you can take backup of your old ROM, Wipe Data/Factory reset, Wipe Cache Partition.
Then you should select install zip from SD Card. You should follow the same steps to install the Google Apps also. Once you done with the installation, you should go to main menu of CWM Recovery mode and select “Reboot Now“. Now your device will be running the CM9.
For detailed instructions on Rooting & Installing CWM Recovery and Install the CM9 on Galaxy S3, visit the official CyanogenMod WikiÂ and enjoy the new home for your Android device.
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