Samsung released the new Galaxy S4 Smartphone recently with some extra features, but that doesn’t mean they forget about the previous model Samsung Galaxy S3, one of the most selling android device till date. If you are Galaxy S3 user here is a good news for you, now you can enjoy lots of new Galaxy S4 feature on your Galaxy S3 with the help of new Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM. The new ROM is powered with some extra features such as New S4 Lockscreen, Multiple Widgets, New Lock Screens, S Voice and other tweaks. This software update is not yet rolled out by Samsung, but you can install it manually on your Galaxy S3. So today in this post we will guide you how you can install the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S3 international version.
The below mention ROM is only for the International GSM Galaxy S III I9300. Do NOT attempt to flash it to any other variant of the S III. Before following this guide do take the backup of your device with these free android backup applications. After that follow the below mention step one by one to update your device with the latest ROM.
Disclaimer: Follow this guide at your own risk. Tothemobile.com won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.
How to Update Galaxy S3 I9300 to XXUFME3 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Step 1. First enable USB debugging mode on your Galaxy 3, here is the guide to enable USB debugging mode.
Step 2. Now Download these files on desktop to follow the update process:-
Step 3. Extract the ROM Files (Step 2 b File) on your Desktop and ODIN flash tool on your desktop. After that Download and install Samsung’s USB drivers, if they aren’t already installed.
Step 4. Turn off your device and enter it into Download Mode by holding Home and Volume-down buttons while powering it back on.
Step 5. Once your device in download mode, connect it to your PC with the helps of USB cable.
Step 6. Now run the ODIN application on your desktop, Now one ID:COM boxes will turn yellow or blue after some time. From the ODIN application screen Click ‘PDA’ in Odin and select the I9300XXUFME3_I9300OJKFME1_HOME.tar.md5 file that you download on Step 2, and make sure that Re-Partition is unchecked.
Step 7. Hit the start button to start the installation process. The process will take some time to install the firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3. Once the process is complete you can see the PASS message on your ODIN screen. Now you on the new Firmware.
That’s it now you can enjoy all the new features on your device. Hit +1 or LIKE as a thanks to us!