Best 4.3 custom rom for Galaxy S4

Custom rom dev’s are slowly moving over to 4.3 and here is one good custom 4.3 rom that I would recommend you flash, if you are a flashaholic like I am.

This article is for the T-Mobile Galaxy S4 only.  Flash at your own risk, we at Tech Live Wire are not responsible.

Use the Slim Gapps 8 package with this rom, as that is the best and most stable.  Below is a screenshot of the Beanstalk Rom 4.3 which I am so far loving.  Battery life on it is Phenomenal.  I bet I can go 3 days without charging.  It’s been 2 hours so far and it only went down 1% in charge.

When you flash this rom, make sure to let it sit for 10 minutes at the Android Welcome setup screen.  This will ensure everything settles down right.  When I was installing this rom,  I cleared cache, wiped dalvik, formatted system, cleared all data.  Then I flashed the rom, cleared cache again.  Then I flashed Slim Gapps 8 which is ideal to use for 4.3 Beanstalk rom, don’t use default Gapps for beanstalk rom.

Use the Nova launcher on this rom for best performance.

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Download BeanStalk Custom Rom

You can find info on features, download link and full instructions for flashing this rom at below link.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?s=77e4be1eeea6e70cf177cc24168181dc&t=2327131

 

Download Gapps 8 for 4.3

http://slimroms.net/index.php/downloads/dlsearch/viewdownload/383-addons/4515-slim-gapps-4-2-2-build-8

Installation

  • Wipe data factory reset
  • Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  • Go to mounts/storage
    • format system
    • format data
    • format cache
  • Flash rom
  • Flash gapps
  • Wipe cache and dalvik cache again
  • Reboot

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