Install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM on Sprint Galaxy Nexus SPH L700

Sprint Galaxy Nexus users can now install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 custom ROM on their device which comes with some new features. In this post we will go through guide to install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 custom ROM on Sprint Galaxy Nexus. The ROM is in development stage so you may experience bugs.

AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 new features –

SMS QuickReply
Stopwatch & Countdown in the Clock app (CM)
Expert Calculator functions (Graph, Matrices, etc.) (CM)
IME Switcher & Vib/Ring toggle as NavRing target

The guide is only for Sprint Galaxy Nexus SPH-L700 and will not work on any other device. You can find model of your device by going to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage done to your device while following the guide.

Install AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 custom ROM on Sprint Galaxy Nexus SPH L700

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Bootloader on your device should be unlocked and Clockworkmod recovery installed.

Download AOKP ROM zip file from here (Filename: aokp_toroplus_jb_build-3.zip) and Google Apps from here (Filename: gapps-jb-20120726-signed.zip).

Copy both the zip files to your SD-Card without extracting.

Switch off device and then boot into CWM Recovery mode. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.

Perform a Nandrop backup of your existing ROM so that you can revert to old ROM if things go wrong. Select “Backup and Restore” and then select “Backup again”.

Select “wipe data/factory reset” and wait for few minutes till the data gets wiped.

Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to the AOKP ROM file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait for few minutes.

Repeat the same procedure to install Google apps. Wait till the installation gets complete.

Select “reboot system now”.

AOKP Jelly Bean Build 3 Custom ROM is installed on Sprint Galaxy Nexus SPH L700.

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