Update Samsung Galaxy SII I9100 With FoxHound GreyFox v2 ROM

As We Know, There Are Variety of ICS Modded ROMs Available For Samsung Galaxy SII I9100,Then It Becomes Very Confusing To Choose.Of course Many Users Would Like Prefer Customizable & Stable ROM.Therefore Presenting The New ROM Called FoxHound GreyFox (Version 2) Which is So Customizable,Stable & Very Much Modded.

You Will Come To Know That This ROM is Not Based on Any Custom ROM Like Cyanogenmod 9 Or AOKP ROM As Soon As You Put You Hands Upon It.Thus Users Who Like To Stay As Close As Possible to Stock ICS ROM,This Will Be The Best ROM For Them.

Lets Head Over The Remaining Part Where You Can Check All The Things About FoxHound GreyFox ROM..

In the Due Course of this article We will be checking,

  1. Features.
  2. Changelog of FoxHound ROM v2.
  3. Screenshots.
  4. Essential Steps Before Installing ROM.
  5. Procedure to Update Galaxy SII I9100 with FoxHound GreyFox ROM.

Disclaimer: We Have Made This Article Covering Each And Every Part At Our Level Best.In Case If Any Damage Happens to Your Device (It Should not Be),We will Not Held Any Responsibility for It.

Features:

  • Based On Latest ICS 4.0.3 XXLPH.
  • Fully Deodexed.
  • Zipalinged.
  • Chainfire CF-Root Kernel.
  • Added the ModBattery with Incremental Rate Of 1%
  • Deleted Battery Sound Notifications.
  • GPS Quick Fix.
  • Improve the Bit Rate Audio/Video
  • Removed Wi-Fi Sharing.
  • Added Multilingual T9 Dictionaries.
  • Block Ads.
  • Stock ICS Ringtones.
  • ICS Notification Sounds.
  • Boot Animation Changed to Snakes.
  • Removed Some Samsung Apk.
  • Featuring DSP Manager.
  • Build.prop Tweaked.
  • Insert Performance Settings.
  • Customized Start up Tweaks.
  • Overclocking Enabled.
  • ICS Theme
  • AOSP Calculator & Calendar.
  • Removed TW launcher& Some Apps.
  • Included Nova Launcher
  • ICS Font.
  • Pre-Installed Flash Player.
  • Pre-Installed Titanium Backup.
  • GTalk Black Style.
  • Gmail Black Style
  • ICS Sound Recorder.
  • ICS Keyboard.
  • Inserted Metal Gear Solid Sound.
  • New Wallpapers Added.

Changelog Of FoxHound ROM v2 :

  • Contacts FC Fixed.
  • Fix Lockscreen AOSP On SD Card.
  • Fixed Home Button Lag.
  • Google Maps Updated.
  • Inserted Sense Multi Task.
  • Inserted YouTube (720p HD Videos With Wi-Fi and 3G)
  • Insert Tork on Lockscreen
  • Kernel Updated.

Caution: This Update is Applicable Only For Galaxy SII I9100,& Not For it’s Other Variants.

Essential Steps Before Installing ROM:

  • You Must Enable USB Debugging By Checking the Box in your device by Following the Path Below:

Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging

  • It will highly Recommended to Backup all Your data Stored in your phone So as to Restore it back just in case If You Lose or Corrupt the Data During this Process.
  • Your Device Must be Charged up to 70% or Above Battery Level to Ensure that Your Device should not be Turned Off During this Process.
  • It will be Recommended to Temporary Disable Security Tools as well as Antivirus Installed on your Computer as This might Interrupt the Process.

By Assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned in Essential Steps Before Installing ROM, You are Now Ready to proceed on Next Page where we will check how to apply this Firmware Update in your phone.

Procedure to Update Galaxy SII I9100 with FoxHound GreyFox v2 ROM:

Before Proceeding, Your Device Must be Rooted & should Have Custom Recovery Image in it. As without having rooted And Custom recovery installed,you cannot apply this update of FoxHound GreyFox ROM.

Tip: For the Users who are Already on Custom ROM, It is Highly Recommended that You Must Have ICS CF-Root Adaptation Kernel Installed So As to Function This ROM Properly.

For Simplicity We Have Divided this Process in 2 simple Steps.

Step 1 : Rooting & Custom Recovery Installation

For Rooting & Installation of Custom Recovery Package i.e., Clockworkmod Recovery(CWM),Follow the Procedure Given Below:

  • Firstly You Need to Download Following Two Files
  1. Odin Multi Downloader.
  2. For Downloading Second File,First Check Your Kernel Version,For this Go to “Settings->About Phone->Kernel Version”. After Checking Your Kernel Version Match it with Following CF-Root Kernels.(For e.g.If Your Device is Showing “2.6.35.7-I9100XXKG1-CL349526″ as Kernel Version.Then First Try to Mat Bold & Underlined Part i.e.KG1 Because It Matters Most.If You Find KG1 as Kernel,then You’ll need to Download “CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG1-v4.1-CWM4.zip“.)
  • If You Are on Stock Gingerbread Firmware then Match & Download Kernel From Following:
  1. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_INU_KL1-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  2. CF-Root-SGS2_DX_THL_KL3-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  3. CF-Root-SGS2_XI_ITV_LA2-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  4. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_OXA_LA4-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  • If You Are on Stock ICS Firmware then Match & Download Kernel From the Following:
  1. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KP1-v5.1-CWM5.zip
  2. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KP2-v5.1-CWM5.zip
  3. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KP4-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  4. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KP8-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  5. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KPA-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  6. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_LP1-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  7. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_LP2-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  8. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXX_LP6-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  9. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXX_LPB-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  10. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXX_LPB-v5.2-CWM5-PROPER.zip
  11. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_LPH-v5.2-CWM5.zip
  12. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_LPJ-v5.3-CWM5.zip
  13. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-v5.3-CWM5.zip
  14. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-PROPER-v5.4-CWM5.zip (Use Also For LPE)
  15. CF-Root-SGS2_DX_XTC_LP7-v5.4-CWM5.zip
  16. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_O2U_LP3-v5.4-CWM5.zip
  17. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_LPS-v5.4-CWM5.zip
  18. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEN_LP7-v5.4-CWM5.zip
  • Other CF-Root Kernels
  1. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KF2-v4.0-CWM4.zip
  2. CF-Root-SGS2_ZS_OZS_KF4-v4.0-CWM4.zip
  3. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_CLK_KF3-v4.0-CWM4.zip
  4. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG1-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  5. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_MOT_KG1-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  6. CF-Root-SGS2_ZS_OZS_KG2-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  7. CF-Root-SGS2_JP_XSG_KG2-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  8. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG2-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  9. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG3-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  10. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG5-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  11. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG6-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  12. CF-Root-SGS2_JP_XSG_KG5-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  13. CF-Root-SGS2_UH_MUL_KG7-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  14. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KH1-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  15. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KH3-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  16. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEU_KH4-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  17. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_NEE_KI4-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  18. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KI3-v4.1-CWM4.zip
  19. CF-Root-SGS2_CE_XEN_KI2-v4.2-CWM4.zip
  20. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KI3-42-v4.2-CWM4.zip
  21. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_NEE_KI4-42-v4.2-CWM4.zip
  22. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_NEE_KI8-v4.3-CWM4.zip
  23. CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_KI4-v4.4-CWM4.zip
  24. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_LUX_KJ1-v4.4-CWM4.zip
  25. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEF_KJ2-v4.4-CWM4.zip
  26. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEU_KH4-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  27. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_LUX_KJ1-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  28. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEF_KJ2-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  29. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEN_KJ3-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  30. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_XEN_KK2-v5.0-CWM5.zip
  31. CF-Root-SGS2_XW_OXA_KK5-v5.0-CWM5.zip

Note: If You didn’t Find Your Device’s Kernel Listed Above, Just Post a Comment in Comment Section,I will Try to Update the Post As Soon As Possible.

  • Now Open odin3_v1.85.exe which You Have Already Downloaded in Your Computer.Check the PDA Tab in Odin Multi Downloader.Place “CF-Root-xxx-vX.X.zip” File in PDA Tab (Which You’ve Downloaded Just Now from Above CF-Root Kernel List). Now Switch Off Your Device.And Enter Into the Downloading Mode.Downloading Mode Can be Entered By Holding Volume Down+Power Button+Menu Button Simultaneously.
  • Now Connect Your Device which You Have Already Put in The Downloading Mode.Odin will Turn Yellow.Then Press Start Button.Wait Until Odin Shows Blue Pass.(This Will take Hardly 5 Minutes).
  • As Soon as Device Passed,Restart Your Phone & You will Observe that Two Applications named as CWM Manager & Super User are Installed.It Means Your Device is Now Rooted & Has Custom Recovery Installed.

Now Further We will See How to Install FoxHound GreyFox ROM Using Custom Clockwork Mod Recovery.

Step 2: Installation of FoxHound GreyFox v2 ROM

First You Need To Download The File Given Below Which We Will Require in Rest Part Of This Article.

  1. Samsung-Galaxy-SII-FoxHound-GreyFox-v2.zip
  • As soon As you download the above files, you then need to connect your Device to the PC using the USB Cable. After Connecting your Device to PC select USB Mass Storage on your Phone & then Copy down “FoxHound_GreyFox_V2_LP9_ICS_GSII_By_SnakeS.zip” to your phone.
  • After Transferring the File to Your Phone, disconnect the phone from the computer and then Switch Off the phone so that you can then Enter into the Recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by Holding Center button+Power Button Simultaneously Until Recovery Mode Appears.
  • In the recovery mode, you need to select the option of install zip from SD card and then choose zip from SD Card after which you will see the list of files which are there in the phone. then Locate “FoxHound_GreyFox_V2_LP9_ICS_GSII_By_SnakeS.zip” which You Have Copied Earlier.Install It.It will take 3-5 minutes for Installation.Again in the Recovery Mode itself, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition.
  • It will take around 10-12 minutes for the whole process of update to get completed. Once the update process is done, the device will be landing up in the recovery mode. Now, select ++++ Go Back ++++ > reboot system now so that the device will restart successfully.

So as soon as the firmware updated successfully, the device will be rebooted and there you go you have now successfully updated Your Device To FoxHound GreyFox ROM.(You can Check it by Settings->About Phone). Do let me know just in case if you face any issues post it in the comments section below, I will try to fix it as soon as Possible.

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