Soon after the retail availability of Samsung Galaxy S2, we published a detailed full root method for the Samsung Galaxy S2 using Odin. Later we brought you a guide on how to install the first ever custom ROM for your shiny new SGS2 in the form of VillainROM (v1.0)! Which was a pre-rooted ROM optimized for performance and with much greater scope for any upcoming tweaks. Afterwards we presented a guide for installation of a recently released high performance custom ROM called Lightening Rom XWKE7 for your Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII). Installation for Lite’ning Rom v1.4 For Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) with Extended Power Menu, CF-Root 3.8 kernel, No Ascending Ringtone was covered here. Of course, you can always head to the Android Rooting section on our website to get the full scoop on all custom ROM installation guides as well as other tips&tricks for Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII)!
Now is the time to cover another promising custom ROM named Batista70 that has been available recently developed by the raffaele88 – an XDA forums member. This ROM as with many other recently released custom ROMs for the Samsung Galaxy S2 integrates a number desirable tweaks such as disable battery full notification/vibration, extended power options, updated system apps, hacked camera (for high bitrate HD recording), clockworkmod recovery 22.214.171.124 and is of course pre-rooted. It also includes Dolphin browser and GTalk with video support.
Here are all the features and tweaks enabled by the Batista70 1.1 according to the developer:
-Based on the latest official firmware XXKF2 WIPE No
-Black and Blue Theme
-Added new font
-Added the Mod-Battery with incremental rate of 1% even being charged!
-Added the effect off-Old TV!
-Added the extended power-menu
-Delete the sound notifications full charge and minimum charge battery
-All-Framework was deodexed zipaligned and optimized PNG and has been compressed to save space
-Submitted Gtalk with Video
-Modified the app Mms.apk:
___The posting date shown instead of the date of receipt
___Added The blue theme
___Added New emoticons
-Added the Mod room to improve the bitrate audio / video
-Romoved the Wifi-sharing
- Added kernel-cf-root version 4.0 for XXKF2 (Root + Busybox)
- New phone.apk
- New style carbon contact.apk
-Added Market blue
-Adding the 3D app-Chainfire
-Added Dolphin.apk as a browser-base (blue theme pre-installed and selectable in settings)
-Add the app to overclock TegrakOverclock
Note: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and you may end-up bricking your device! Follow the instructions posted here at your own responsibility as InspiredGeek will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
First you need to download the ROM from here. As for the installation instructions, they are best explained by the developer himself. Have a look:
1) Copy the ZIP file (not unzip) Batista70 ROM memory of the phone sdcard
3) Unplug the USB memory and restart the phone in recovery mode
4) Select the "wipe data" and "wipe cache partition" just did a wipe select the "advanced" and "Wipe Dalvik Cache"
5) Now select the "Install zip from sdcard" and then the "choose zip from sdcard" and select the Roma Batista70
7) After the installation select the "reboot system now"
You might also be interested to have a look at the guide: Install ClockworkMod 126.96.36.199 (CWM) Recovery For Samsung Galaxy S2 (II). Of course, you can see the extensive list of guides that we have published in the past for SGS 2 here.
Please head over the relevant thread at the XDA forums to get the latest updates and conversations regarding this custom ROM.
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