Galaxy S3 ROM – FoxHound ROM ( RAM Optimizations, GPU Acceleration For Better Performance )

The New Samsung Galaxy S3 is the greatest phone ever powered by  dual core processor and clocked at 1.4 GHz. If you’ve been looking for something to spice up your device, you can root Galaxy S3 (Tutorial How To Root Galaxy S3) to overclock or have another custom ROM to look forward to. FoxHound is stable and high performance custom ROM for the Galaxy S3. It’s definitely the fastest ROM for the Galaxy S3 and from our tests it works even faster than the official firmware. This Rom is base on XXALF6 firmware and the feature includes:

Changelog 0.8

Insert Fix Cell Battery
Themed stock S3 toggle (for stock theme)
Trasparent statusbar (for stock theme)
Insert animation Jelly Bean
Insert default wallpaper Jelly Bean

Insert Bootanimation Foxhound
Black backgtìround in settings (for FoxHound theme)
Insert last Franko Kernel r7
Removed one script in init.d
Updated SuperSu
Insert CRT Anim (in OTA)
Insert AppWidgetPicker


- Based on Last firmware
- Deodexed
- Zipaligned
- Busybox
- SQLlite3
- Siyah Kernel Source
- Multi Language
- Ext4 tweak
- Battery tweak
- RAM optimizations
- GPU Acceleration
- Dalvik to cache tweak
- Data app enabled
- Init.d
- Tweaked build.prop
- Zipaligns apk’s at boot
- Call Rec enabled Thanks Wanam
- Disable increasing ringtones
- Samsung Camera HX-MOD v1.35 by hyperX
- Extended power menu by Walhalla
- Modded TouchWiz with wallpaper scrolling+6×5/5×5 app drawer by Toss3
- Removed some notification and ringtone and add new from Nexus
- Themed SystemUI Black and Blu
- Themed some icon Nexus Style
- Black Talk
- Black Gmail
- Black Aosp Mms
- Black PlayStore
- Insert Bob clock
- Insert Apex Launcher
- Insert Cwm app
- Insert Light flow for costumize led
- Insert Home swither
- Insert Flash Player
- Insert Titanium Backup
- Some apk samsung removed
- Insert Performarce settings in Settings.apk
- Insert OTA apk in settings.apk for update Rom
- And more

More screenshots: XDA, raffaele88

With a list of features like that, the FoxHound ROM looks promising with tons of added goodies that will make this ROM one of a kind. If you own a Galaxy S3 and below is the Tutorial teach you how to install the FoxHound ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S3.

Step 1: Download FoxHound For Galaxy S3- File: need unzip), Then put into Galaxy S3 external SD Card.

Step 2: Your Galaxy S3 must installed CWM recovery (Tutorial how to). Skip this step, if your S3 have installed CWM Recovery.

Step 3:Power Off your Galaxy S3.

Step 4: Press Galaxy S3 Volume Up Button + Power Button +Home Button until boot into CWM Recovery Mode. (What is CWM Recovery Mode?)

Step 5: Select install zip from sdcard and select choose zip from sdcard. Select “ Yes – Install”. The installation process is start now.

Step 6:You will boot into FoxHound setting menu and you can choose the ROM (Launcher  and Theme) style that you like.Then  press start installation .

Step 6:FoxHound will completely flash into your Galaxy s3 within 1 minutes. Reboot your galaxy S3 once the installation Complete. That’s All!

FAQ: What mean of “This Rom (FoxHound ROM ) is base on XXALF6 firmware”? Can i flash this ROM into my Galaxy S3 with the other Rm Version – Example:I9300XXALE8

This mean FoxHound ROM is running base on the stock firmware version XXALF6. You can flash and use this ROM as normal on any other Galaxy S3 Stock ROM version.

FAQ: All my data and application will be delete after install This FoxHound ROM?

No. All data and the installed application will remain same.

FAQ: Can i Downgrade Galaxy S3 from FoxHound ROM to the original stock ROM?

Yes, you can. Here is the step by step tutorial on how to Downgrade or restore Galaxy S3 Original Stock ROM.  During the downgrade process, if your Galaxy S3 unable boot into normal OS (Stuck at boot screen), then refer here on how to solve.

FAQ: How to backup the Data and stock Firmware?

Here is the tutorial on how to backup Galaxy S3 Data and original ROM.

If you have any question about this tutorial, you can leave us a comment. We will try the best to answer your Questions as soon as possible!

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  • Damien

    Just want you to know that this ROM bricked my Sprint GS3 beyond repair. You should edit the article to mention that it doesn’t work with the Sprint model (and possibly other models).

  • effortlesslyfly

    I bricked my GS3 SGH-T999V doing this. It won’t turn on at all. Any way I can unbrick it?


    • admin

      Hi effortlesslyfly,
      This ROM is for Galaxy S3 GTi9300. So, don’t try on other version of Galaxy s3.
      Currently, we still not has any idea on how to unbrick the phone. You may bring to the services central to recovery it.

  • effortlesslyfly

    Where is the services central? And how would I bring it? (i.e. shipping?)

    • admin

      hi effortlesslyfly,

      you can use google search to check where is the nearest Samsung service central and bring to them to check.

  • Rich

    Is this ROM for all carriers including Verizon, AT&T or Sprint?

    • rootgalaxys3iii

      Hi, Rich,
      This ROM only for international Galaxy S3 GTi7300. Don’t Try other Galaxy S3 carriers.

  • Robert B

    This rom bricked my phone completely. I’m pissed

    • rootgalaxys3iii

      Robert B , you need to make sure that the ROM you downloaded is support your Galaxy S3 model.

      • Robert B

        I have a sgh-i747

  • moises

    it brivk my i747

  • moises

    what can i do now

  • Cam Smith

    Please make one for sprint Sph L710 please please!