Android Developers Officials

Android Developers Official Facebook Page

Monday, 17 June 2013

UnRoot & Manual Update Galaxy S3 I9305 with Official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXBME3 Firmware – Guide

UnRoot & Manual Update Galaxy S3 I9305 with Official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXBME3 Firmware – Guide


Samsung Galaxy S3 I9305 smartphone can now be un rooted. Once the device is unrooted, the warranty can be reclaimed. Let’s check out on how you can un root the device by applying the official firmware which is released by Samsung. Before we proceed on to check on what are the instructions to apply this firmware update, you need to follow the list of quick pre requisites which we have summed up below. To unroot the device, the simplest process to do is to apply the official firmware update which was rolled out by Samsung Electronics. This firmware which we will be talking about is the official firmware and is dubbed as XXBME3 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware.

Quick Pre Requisites:
  • Create a backup of all your data with the help of below mentioned steps. Though, you can back up the data with KIES as well, we recommend you to backup manually with the help of below mentioned steps as sometimes KIES refuses to detect the device.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • From the path “Settings > Development Options > USB debugging” enable the USB Debugging Mode. Minimum charge left in your phone is 30% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of rooting process.
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned steps, you can now proceed below,  where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update. 

Procedure to Update Galaxy S3 I9305 LTE Smartphone with Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware:
  • Open Odin in your computer. Download Mode in Galaxy S3 I9305 can be entered by first turning Off the device and then hold Volume Down Rocker Key + Menu Button and then Power ON the device. Once the device is booted and you see the Download Mode Green Robot, you can release the button combos.
  • Connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and then you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow / Green, indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
  • Click on “PDA” to select the tar file which you got from the firmware package which is the TAR File which you got after extracting the file from the first step.
  • Once all the file is selected, click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. Once the firmware update process is completed which will be mentioned in the ODIN, the Galaxy S2 device will be rebooted.
  • For firmware update to be finished, it will take around 2-3 minutes for applying the update. Once the device is updated successfully, the device will be rebooted. As soon as you see the Language preferences or the Home Screen, you need to disconnect the device from computer and enjoy using your phone.
Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated your phone with the latest firmware of Jellybean 4.1.2 in your Galaxy S3 LTE I9305 smartphone. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues.

No comments:

Post a Comment