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Galaxy S3 (i9305) LTE On Google Now Launcher With Stock Rom April 3, 2014

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Enjoy both the streamlined Samsung Galaxy UI (TW) and Google Now Launcher (OK Google) plus system and UI modifications without trade off. At the same time, having the benefits of clearing off (uninstall) whatever Samsung bloatware which you don’t want to take up your phone’s memory storage.

Also, you can keep the option of flashing developers custom rom in future when you want it.

This is how,
– Root your S3 i9305 (using FC-Auto Root … zip file for i9305 + Odin)
– download and install Google Now Launcher (GEL) apk
– download and install Xposed Framework
All the above downloads and installing steps can be found on the web.

* Just make sure that if your S3 comes with updated Android 4.3 OTA by Samsung, then you have to follow up and flash the latest CWM Recovery (v. and SuperSU (v.1.93) or else you still can’t get root access after the Odin flashing of Auto-Root zip file which indicates a “PASS”. Because of the Samsung Knox security feature blocking it.



With Android 4.3 stock rom + Google Now Launcher the i9305 performs amazingly smooth without a single issue, at the same time the streamlined SamsungTouchwiz UI (especially the benefits of multi-window and camera software) continues to work flawlessly on the Google Now Launcher (OK Google).

Here’s the Quadrant and Antutu benchmarks.,



Even with CPU scaled down to 1.3GHz the device benchmark remains highly impressive for an S3.

Screenshots of homepage,





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