Samsung had launched the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone in the month of September with some great specs like 5.7″ 1080×1920 full HD display, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, powered by 2.3 GHz processor along with 3GB RAM and 13-megapixel camera. The Galaxy Note 3 is such great device that it comes second in our list of 5 best Android smartphones available in November 2013.
If you are a power android user, the next thing to comes to your mind after buying an android phone is the rooting and install custom ROMs of your choice. I’ts a fact that rooting an Android smartphone is not a difficult task in these days. If you own any high-end android smartphone, it can be rooted within minutes. Likely, we have already seen the simplest rooting method for Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I hope that you all guys have rooted your Galaxy Note 3 and waiting for the Custom ROMs.
Today, we have brought a feature filled custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which is none other than famous FoxHound ROM. No doubt, the FoxHound ROM is quite popular among various devices and it has been ported to the most amazing Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Before getting installed this ROM on your Galaxy Note 3 you would surely like to check out its awesome features so take a look at that first!
Features of FoxHound ROM
- Based on last official firmware
- Deodexed & Rooted
- Disabled scrolling cache
- Large APN list
- Insert Xposed Framework for better customization
- Insert module for Xposed
- DPI Changer
- Market multi DPI inverted
- Rom are Themed and customizable with Xposed
- Insert Rom Control in Settings
- 4 Way reboot
- Latest SuperSu update
- OTA Update enabled
- Enabled all supported languages
- Insert back button on Browser
- Flash Player
- Much more…
Indeed, the features are absolutely interesting and far better than the Stock ROM. So, if you have fixed your mind to get this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 then follow the tutorial below. Don’t be afraid, the tutorial really includes the simple steps and there are very less chances of bricking the device. So, let’s go through the tutorial step wise.
- Charge your Galaxy Note 3 battery up to 80%.
- Ensure that you have enabled the USB debugging from the “Settings”.
- Your device must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed to install the Custom ROM.
- Be ready with original USB data cable.
- Must install Samsung Kies on your PC.
- Ensure you have taken the backup of important data and the current ROM.
Steps to Install FoxHound ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Step 1. Download the FoxHound Custom ROM file on your Computer.
Step 2. Once download is completed, connect your device to your PC and place the ROM file on your device internal/external memory.
Step 3. Shut down your Galaxy Note 3 completely.
Step 4. Now boot your device to the Recovery mode by pressing and holding “Volume Up + Home + Power” buttons together for a few seconds.
Step 5. In the CWM Recovery main menu and perform the “Format/Wipe Data” and “Cache Partition” tasks to delete the existing data. Then “delete Dalvik cache” from the advanced section.
Step 6. Finally, from the CWM Recovery main menu, choose “install zip from SD card” option > select the ROM file > give “Yes” > installation process will start.
Step 7. Wait for the installation to complete.
Step 8. Once the process is completed successfully, then now you can “reboot your device”.
Please make a note that the device will take more time to boot than the usual, so keep patience. Once you get the startup screen, it means you have successfully installed the FoxHound ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Start exploring the new features incurred in the ROM and do share with us, which feature you liked the most? In case, if you need any assistance, you can simply connect with us via the comments!