Update Samsung Galaxy S3 i747 to BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 KitKat Custom ROM – How to

Rafia Shaikh
Posted Jun 16, 2014
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You can now flash BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 KitKat based custom firmware on your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747. The ROM brings in a ton full of features and Android 4.4.2 KitKat goodies to your smartphone. Here is how to update Galaxy S3 i747 to BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 KitKat custom firmware!update Galaxy S3 i747 to BeanStalk Android 4.4.2

BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 firmware details:

  • CM based
  • Lockscreen background options (Color fill, Custom image, Transparent)
  • Customizable Lockscreen text color
  • Lockscreen rotation
  • Option to enable all widgets
  • Minimize lockscreen challange
  • Use widget carousel
  • Slider Shortcuts
  • Static Lockscreen shortcuts
  • Lockscreen button actions
  • LCD Density
  • Customizable boot animation (off, default, set your own bootanimation)
  • Custom original BeanStalk Wallpapers by skyliner33v
  • Custom BeanStalk bootanimation by skyliner33v
  • Status bar color and transparency
  • Clock and date options which includes color, location, style
  • Signal Styles which include color and text instead of icons, alternate GB signal layout, hide signal icons
  • Battery styles – Includes specific colors and styles. Also includes battery bar
  • Pie controls
  • Fully customizable navigation bar – Includes style, layout, color, nav rings, pretty much everything you can think of.
  • Quick settings color settings, tiles per row, Quick pulldown, text color
  • Notification shortcuts, behaviour, drawer style (customizable colors), toggle colors, longpress quicksettings icon to enable/disable toggles
  • Keyboard and input method options which include disable full screen keyboard and auto rotate
  • Kil app back button with customizable timeout values
  • High end graphic effects option
  • option to disable/enable vibrate on expand for notifications alerts
  • Low battery warning customizable options
  • Recents RAM bar fully customizable with color styles
  • Clock widget for LockClock including extra options to fully customize every feature of the lockclock
  • Superuser fully embedded into the build and accessed from settings menu
  • and tons of more features!

Prerequisites to update Galaxy S3 T999 to Gummy Android 4.4.2:

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy S3 i747 as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Note: this tutorial is focused on T-MobileAT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747; kindly do not try this guide on other Android & Samsung devices.

How to update Galaxy S3 i747 to BeanStalk Android 4.4.2:

Required files: download the BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 KitKat custom firmware for Galaxy S3 from here and save it on your computer. Do not extract the contents.

Here are the steps to update Galaxy S3 i747 to BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 custom firmware:

  • Connect Galaxy S3 to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy S3.
  • Boot it into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.
  • Perform a Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup backup and restore on ClockworkMod recovery.
  • Wipe data task: from CWM recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process. Then go on to wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache.
  • From recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate BeanStalk Android 4.4.2 custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Return back to main recovery menu and reboot your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 into the new custom ROM. First boot takes a good 5 minutes so please be patient.

How to restore: If you want to return to previous OS on your SGS3, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

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