Batista70 FOXHOUND ROM For Galaxy S2 I9100 – Installation Guide

We have something special today for the users of the Galaxy S2 I9100. It’s a gorgeous custom ROM developed by the XDA’s community “raffaele88” and named Batista70 FOXHOUND. Besides the great looks, the above mentioned firmware comes with a lot of cool features and great functionality: it can be used as a trusted ROM for day to day operations. Note that this is not an official firmware released by Samsung and in the following article we will show you how to install Batista70 FOXHOUND on Galaxy S2 I9100.

First of all, here is the list of features of the FOXHOUND ROM [source]:

  • Based on the latest official firmware 4.0.3 XWLP4 NO WIPE
  • Deodexed
  • Zipaligned
  • Optimized
  • Themed ICS + personalization
  • Removed some apk Samsung
  • AOSP Launcher Apex
  • AOSP GoogleGallery
  • AOSP Calculator
  • AOSP Live wallpapers
  • AOSP Keyboard
  • AOSP Sounds/notifications/Ringtones
  • AOSP Voice Dialer
  • AOSP Music Player
  • Insert FoxHound Bootanimation
  • Added New font
  • Added CyanogenMOD Latest DSP Manager
  • Added AppWidgetPicked
  • Added Ad blocking via hosts file
  • THEMED Dialer
  • Added Status Bar Power Widget 15 icons shortcut Thanks Lidroid
  • Insert fix Text for Toggle and translate for italian people
  • Fujutweaks-> Taken from Latest ICS 4.0.4 build
  • Sysctl.prop added MANY Tweaks for Memory and Resource managment
  • Tweak Speed Memory card!
  • Phone callrec with disable increasing ringtone and remove noise reduction Translate
  • Talk black
  • Fix samsung app update
  • New SystemUI style (by Sboulema)
  • Fix startup tweaks (thanks tghandour)
  • PowerMenu with Recovery and Download
  • Tork in lockscreen by kahvitahra (by pressing home-button while in lockscreen)
  • Mms samsung ICS theme by anto.danny
  • Market Mod gle v3.5.16 By Deeco7
  • Unlimited access to apps in Google Play Store
  • Removed countries restriction in Google Play Store
  • Fixed the issue which your device is not compatible with this item in Google Play Store
  • Inverted gmail
  • Inverted calendar AOSP
  • Inverted music
  • Inverted youtube
  • Popup white for now
Batista70 FOXHOUND ROM For Galaxy S2 I9100

Batista70 FOXHOUND ROM For Galaxy S2 I9100

What you need to know and do before downloading and installing Batista70 FOXHOUND on your Galaxy S2 I9100:

  • note that will not be held responsible for any damage you might do to your device while and after you install Batista70 FOXHOUND on your Galaxy S2 I9100. Installing a new firmware on an Android device requires caution, so please continue at your own risk!
  • charge the battery of your Galaxy S GT I9100 to 100%, to be on the safe side.
  • back-up all relevant data like messages, contacts, multimedia files and internet settings on your device. As Batista70 FOXHOUND will not be installed via Kies, you need to back up your data using 3rd party apps from Google Play.
  • if your phone is not rooted, you need to root it in order to install Batista70 FOXHOUND.
  • enable USB debugging on your device by following this path: Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Check the box for USB debugging.

How to install Batista70 FOXHOUND on your Galaxy S2 I9100:

  1. Download the FOXHOUND Custom ROM and the AOSP Package.
  2. Connect the Galaxy S2 to your computer via the USB cable.
  3. Copy the two downloaded zip files to the internal memory of your device.
  4. Turn off the I9100 and boot into Recovery mode. To reboot into Recovery mode, hold the Volume UP + Menu buttons down and push the Power key.
  5. Once in Recovery mode, select “wipe data/factory reset” > ”Yes”. Then, select “wipe cache partition” and “reboot reboot system now”. Important: if you’re using the Dalvik virtual machine, you also need to enter into Advanced Settings in Recovery mode and clear the Dalvik Cache.
  6. Select “install zip from sdcard” > ”choose zip from sdcard”. Now you have to navigate to the first file you copied to your device ( and select it. As usual, in recovery mode, navigate using the Volume keys and select with the Power key.
  7. One last “Yes” and the process will start. IMPORTANT: While installing the ROM, the phone will boot reboot in recovery mode. Do not panic, this is normal.
  8. Once the installation process is over, select “go back”>reboot system now”.
  9. Let the phone to reboot in normal mode and repeat steps 4 and 5.
  10. Select “install zip from sdcard” > ”choose zip from sdcard” again. Navigate to the second file you copied to your device ( and select it. Once the second file is installed select again “go back”>reboot system now”.
That’s it! If you followed the tutorial step by step, you have successfully installed the Batista70 FOXHOUND ROM For Galaxy S2 I9100. Please let us know how it works out for you using the below comment section.

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