How to Update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Batista ICS Android 4.0 Custom ROM Firmware

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Not many custom ROM firmwares we saw of late for Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100, but you need not wait for anymore. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the latest firmware of Batista 70 foxhound Edition 0.3, which is a custom ROM firmware of ICS Android 4.0. This custom Rom firmware comes with not only big list of features but also is pretty stable and has become popular in a very short span of time. Over a period of this article, we will be checking out the feature list, screen captures on how this ROM looks like, pre requisite instructions and last but not the least the detailed tutorial on how to apply this update in your S2 smartphone.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
-Based on the latest official firmware 4.0.3 XXLPH WIPE
-Chainfire Kernel
-Added the Mod-Battery with incremental rate of 1%
-Delete the sound notifications full charge and minimum charge battery
-GPS Quick-Fix
-All Framework DEODEXED zipaligned and optimized PNG and has been not compressed
-Added the Mod rom to improve the bitrate audio / video
-Romoved the Wifi-sharing
–Added multilingual T9 Dictionaries
-Updated hosts to eliminate advertising and web apps
-Ringtones ICS
-Notification ICS
-New Market 3.4.4
-New Bootanimation SnakeS
-Last Titanium Backup app
-Removed some apk samsung
-DSP Manager
-Build.prop tweaks
-Insert performance settings
-Costumize start-up tweaks
-Support undervolt when there are kernel compatible
-ICS Theme
-Calculator AOSP
-Calender AOSP
-Removed TW launcher and some App
-Insert Nova_Launcher on default
-Multi CSC included and set ITV on default
-Font ICS
-Insert Flashplayer
-Insert Titanium Backup
-Talk Black style
-Gmail Black style
-Insert mod 14 toggle Thanks Lildroid
-Insert keyboard ICS
-Inser SoundRecorder ICS
-Insert Sound Metal Gear Solid
-Insert Wallpaper Snakes
Screen Captures of Batista70 FOXHOUND EDITION:
BATISTA 0  Batista 1  batista 2 Batista 3 Batista 4  Pre Requisites:
  • All the data like SMS, Contacts, Call log, APN Settings etc. needs to be backed up as in the process of firmware update, there is a possibility that the data may get corrupted or erased. With the help of below mentioned steps you can easily backup the data.
  • Note: Don’t backup the data using the KIES PC Suite as KIES doesn’t recognize the custom ROM firmwares.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Charge left in your device should be a minimum of 60% so that your phone doesn’t give up in the middle of firmware update.
  • Enable the USB debugging in your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
USB Debugging
  • Turn Off all the antivirus as well as Firewall tools in your computer as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update. 

    Procedure to Update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Batista 70 FOXHOUND EDITION:
    • Before proceeding, you need to ensure that you are on the rooted XXLPH Firmware, just in case if you are on any other update then apply the same and root using the below mentioned links.
    • Download Package 1 & Package 2 from here to your computer. Once downloaded, connect your phone to the computer using the original USB cable. After this, you need to copy both these packages in your phone.
    • Remove the phone connected from computer and turn Off the device so that it can be entered in the recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by “Pressing Volume Up key+ Menu Key + Power ON the device”. Once you enter into the recovery mode, you need to select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition” so that this will clear the cache which is there in your device.
    • Now, in the recovery mode, you need to select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Part 1 Batista70 Foxhound edition Custom ROM Firmware Zip file which is placed in the phone.
    • It should take round about 5 – 10 minutes of time for applying this update and once its updated either the device will be restarted or will land up in the recovery mode.  If the device lands up in the recovery mode, select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Part 2 Batista70 Foxhound edition Custom ROM Firmware Zip file which is placed in the phone.
    • After the 2nd Zip file is update, you need to now select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition” so that this will clear the cache after which select “++++ Go Back ++++” and select “reboot system now” which will restart the Galaxy S2 in the updated firmware.
    recovery mode
    Note: In an unfortunate event if the process is interrupted then you will have to repeat the whole procedure from the start so as to again successfully update the phone.
    So congratulations you have now successfully applied the firmware of Batista70 FOXHOUND EDITION in your phone. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.
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