Install Galaxy S III TouchWiz Launcher On Any Android 4.0.x ICS Devices [How-To Tutorial]

Our site Vsszone has been sharing some awesome launchers packs, a replacement apps available for Android from the Google Play Store. We published top of the ten best ADW Launcher themes for Android smartphone in our earlier posts and an article on how to get them on to your devices for free. Sort of sheer variety of launchers that cater to different user needs. Those promise the best performance, which offers the best set of features and offering the set of both with better gestures though. Some launchers are basically ports of customized launchers from OEMs like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and Motorola.

You will be happy to know that, in our previous post of the latest iteration of Google’s mobile OS “Android 4.1 Jelly Beanlockscreen with a theme pack. Apart this, we today come across a new launcher for you to try (who don’t have owned a Galaxy S III) the amazing TouchWiz Launcher on your Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich running smartphone. Check this out after the jump!

The story begins with a title of “Samsung Galaxy S III (S3 GT-i9300) Launcher ported to any ICS ROM“. This one is a launcher that comes with the Galaxy S3, which has been ported by an 13-year old* ranii9990 over at the popular Android development, modders and hacking forums XDA-Developers. According to the developer, it works perfectly great on all Android smartphones running Android’s 4.0 ICS.

The installation procedure is pretty simple. Either you can download the APK and install it as you manually do (after enabling Unknown sources from Settings > Security), munfortunately you won’t be able to use any widgets through that method. In order to use widgets, you must download the APK, manually place it under /system/app using a root explorer like File Expert, change /system permissions to rw –r –r and then install it. The developers suggests going into Settings > Applications to clear data from the said launcher first and proceed.

This launcher has also confirmed to be working fine on the best smartphones like the HTC Sensation, HTC EVO 4G LTE, Sony Xperia Arc S, Motorola Droid, HTC One S ( not AOPK), HTC Rezound , LG Nitro HD, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Galaxy S Plus, Xperia Pro, LG-P990, HTC Desire as well.

For more detailed quaries and downloadable links, please visit the official thread over on XDA Developers. Don’t forget to share your thoughts about the launcher by leaving a comment of on Facebook and Google+.

Note: While the launcher still in Beta status currently, so you might face some issues and bugs and crashes as well.