Update Samsung Galaxy S3 To Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUFMB3 Firmware
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A few weeks ago, we were notified that android 4.2.1 jelly bean would come to the S3 in mid February. Well, it is now late February and we are now getting the official update!This tutorial will show you how to get the official final version of android 4.2.1 jelly bean on the samsung galaxy s3 i9300. This is only compatible with the galaxy s3 i9300 and not any other version of the samsung galaxy s3. What also make this update special is that you will get all the new android 4.2 features found on the Nexus 4.
We know that lot of Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean test firmwares were leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Here is an official build that is available for download to flash into your Galaxy s3 via Odin.
Please make sure that:
- This Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean I9300XXUFMB3
is only compatible Galaxy S3 GTi9300 and not is for Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or others.
- Your Galaxy S3 must running Original ROM and not a custom ROM. If your Galaxy S3 is running Custom Rom, download and flash original ROM into your Galaxy S3.
- Create a backup of your phone in clockworkmod recovery to external storage.
- Battery power at least 80% full.
(zip file) then unzip this file to your PC. Now you will get I9300XXUFMB3_I9300OJKFMB3_ILO.zip
Step 1: Set your phones into USB debugging mode: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging.Then turn off your phones.
Step 2: Put your galaxy s3 into download mode by pressing and holding VolumeDown + Home + Power simultaneously.
Step 3: Download Odin and start ODIN on PC.
Step 4: Connect the device to your computer using USB.
Step 5: Wait a few seconds, the ODIN screen will show that a device is now connected
- If ODIN not detect your device, then install drivers here and then put your device into download mode. Odin will detect your device when it says COM5,COM6,etc.
Step 6: Click the PDA button, then select I9300XXUFMB3_I9300OJKFMB3_ILO.zip
Step 7: Press “Start”. ODIN will start flash the firmware.
Step 8: After Flash complete, your Galaxy S3 will Boot into Android System Recovery Mode.
Now you need:
That’s All! Now your Galaxy S3 is running the official Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean on your samsung galaxy s3 i9300XXELK4 firmware! Thanks for reading this article on how to:Update Samsung Galaxy S3 To Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUFMB3 Firmware ! Feel free to visit androidcritics.com for the latest news,reviews,and more!