Looking for a fast and stable custom ROM based on Android 5.1.1 for your AT&T or T-Mobile Galaxy S3?
If so, check out the latest Dirty Unicorns ROM, which is an excellent custom ROM based on the latest Android 5.1.1 and brings you a high level of great customizations. Camera works great out of the box (I recommend the Google Camera on Play Store so you get Panorama, Lens Blur, and PhotoSphere modes) along with excellent navigation customization where you can customize all of your buttons (including Home, Back, and Menu buttons with short, long, and double-press) or even disable them altogether and go with soft navigation buttons, which you can also customize with your favorite shortcuts.
Of course, that’s not all and you will be able to fully customize your status bar, add weather widgets on lockscreen/status bar, change LCD density, and much more. All of these tweaks can be found under Dirty Tweaks in Settings.
For performance, you won’t get any better than this as Dirty Unicorns brings you all the performance improvements of Android 5.1.1 (30% faster than KitKat) and much much more. Overall, this is an excellent custom ROM to get you up to speed with Android’s latest improvements along with custom options provided by open source ROM developers so definitely give this ROM a go this week(end) and do let me know what you think!
Download Android 5.1 Gapps(DO NOT USE older Gapps, you will FC!!!)
To install, reboot into recovery, make backup ROM, format /system, wipe data/factory reset, install ROM, install Gapps, and reboot.
If you have AT&T or Verizon S3 with locked bootloader (Android 4.3 or up) and using SafeStrap, YOU CANNOT INSTALL THIS ROM, SORRY!
First time installing a custom ROM? See How to Install Custom ROM on Galaxy S3!
Can’t find root? See How to Enable Root on CM12.1!
Credits – XDA <— Please donate to the developers if you like this ROM,thx!
- Want Flash Player? See How to Install Flash Player on Android Lollipop!
- Want Xposed for Lollipop? See How to Install Xposed for Android Lollipop!
- If you want some awesome audio, check out Viper4Audio FX MOD, which you can install on this ROM to enhance your music 100%.
- If you want to run your apps in tablet/hybrid/custom DPI mode, see our Xposed App Settings guide.
- Need to run apps that check for root? Check out How to Run Apps that’s don’t run on rooted Android!
- If you want PIE Controls, see our LMT Pie Control guide.
Q: My 3G/4G LTE data is not working!!!
A: See How to Fix 3G/4G LTE data by Manually Setting APN on Android!
Q: I have no Play Store!
A: Make sure you install Gapps zip file in TWRP or CWM Recovery!!! Download link in this post above.
Q: I am getting Status 7 error in CWM/TWRP!
A: Sometimes, ROM developers put restrictions by accident, you can try this guide to get around it.
Q: I have no root access!
A: Missing root? See How to Enable Root on CM12.1!