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How to Update Galaxy S3 i9300 with Jelly Bean 4.1.1 Turkbey ROM
Monday 08th of October 2012
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the most popular handsets nowadays, with sales that can easily compete with the Apple’s new iPhone 5 ones, so that’s why there are so many custom ROMs available for it. For example, the Jelly Bean 4.1.1 Turkbey firmware has just been released by those of xda-developers, so as usual, I have developed a suitable step by step guide for you. Therefore, during the next few lines you can learn how to install the Turkbey ROM on any SGS3 GT I9300 device, all you have to know about this operation being displayed below.The Android 4.1.1 Turkbey custom ROM comes with many features for the Galaxy S3 users and with capabilities that cannot be found in the latest and official XXDLIB firmware, though the present update is being based on the mentioned software. Also, you will get support for many languages, so you have nothing to worry about. You should install this update on your S3 if you want to experience the latest Android capabilities available and if you want to improve the performances of your phone. Furthermore, for the future, even though a custom ROM wi
How to Update Galaxy S3 with Official ICS 4.0.3 XXALE9 Firmware
Sunday 03rd of June 2012
The Galaxy S3, one of the most powerful handsets available, has not been even released for all the customers who had pre-ordered it, this being an aspect that doesn’t really matter when it comes to OS updates. Therefore, after we have brought you the how to procedure in which you can install (or downgrade to) the stock version of ICS, which comes pre-installed on the phone’s internal system, now we will be checking in how to update the Samsung Galaxy S3 with the latest and official ICS 4.0.3 XXALE9 firmware. In fact, this is the second OS upgrade released by Samsung after the XXALE8 (you can find it on Android.gs too), so things are moving fast when it comes to Samsung’s pride, the S3.I will teach you how to manually apply this update, as it was launched just for the African users, though anyone who has an unlocked device can apply the same. Remember that the S3 must have an unlocked bootloader; if different you will not be able to flash the XXALE9 software into its system. Don’t expect to see major improvements or features added, because this firmware is coming more to resol
How to Backup Galaxy S3 EFS Using One-Click Method
Wednesday 26th of September 2012
Each time you decide to update your Samsung Galaxy S3 with a custom ROM firmware, or with an unofficial port of the Android system, you can end up in losing the data which is stored on its internal storage memory. Unfortunately, not only the usual data, like contacts, messages, call logs, or market apps, might get wiped out as the internet setting or the EFS folder might get erased too. So, for avoiding the unpleasant situations, I will teach you how to backup and restore the EFS from your SGS3 by using the one-click method. As usual, you have it all explained in an easy to follow step by step guide, so let’s get started.But, why to backup the EFS? Well, the EFS store the IMEI and allow your handset to establish the internet connection, so in case it gets erased your phone will no longer be able to use the Internet connection. So, if you have recently updated your Galaxy S3 and cannot use the internet connection, then probably the EFS folder was wiped out. That’s why you need to previously backup it so that you can easily restore the same when needed. For those who cannot apply t
How to Root Galaxy S3 on Official Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXEMB5
Thursday 04th of April 2013
If you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S3 with official Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXEMB5 OS (you can use our suitable step by step guide for learning on how to manually apply the mentioned firmware) and lost the root access, then you are probably looking for a guide that can be used for unchaining the new XXEMB5 software. If so, then you can complete the present tutorial as it will offer an easy to perform root solution that can be safely used on the Galaxy S3 GT I9300 that runs on latest Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXEMB5 ROM.The root method will be similar with the manual update procedure as for both operations Odin will be used. By using the mentioned tool you will flash a rooted ROM on your Galaxy S3, so finally you will gain root access over the XXEMB5 system. Now, even though the present tutorial is similar with the updating to official OS operation, this guide is not official, so it has nothing to do with Samsung. Therefore, by completing the same you will void the Galaxy S3 warranty. Unfortunately, the only way in which you can restore the warranty consist in performing a downgrade to stock ROM
How to Update Galaxy S3 with Official XXALF6 ICS ROM
Tuesday 26th of June 2012
Even though the Galaxy S3 hasn’t arrive yet through all the promised carriers, Samsung is moving fast and it’s bringing updates after updates. Of course this is a good thing, as the S3 users are somehow privileged as many other Samsung smartphones are still waiting for the ICS update. Anyway, in today’s step by step guide I will show you how to update your SGS3 with the latest and official XXALF6 ICS firmware. The ROM is not available yet, but we managed to leak it though, so for the proper manual installation method check the following.If you don’t want to apply this update manually, you will have to wait until Samsung will officially release the XXALF6 ICS 4.0.4 software. There are no words about this event, so who knows when you will be able to OTA receive and apply this OS upgrade. Anyway, the present tutorial will be easy to understand, completing the steps will only take a couple of minutes from your time. So, check it out and see if you can handle it. For flashing the ROM you will have to use Odin, which is a common app for these kinds of operations.If your SGS3 is run
How to Root Galaxy S3 GT I9305 on Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXBMA3 OS
Tuesday 19th of February 2013
As the official Jelly Bean update has been released for the Samsung Galaxy S3 from a while, now all the users who applied the stock firmware on their devices are looking for a root procedure that can be performed on the new OS. In order to help you out, today we will be checking in how to easily gain root access for the Galaxy S3 GT I9305 that runs on the official Android 4.1.2 XXBMA3 software. Take note though that this tutorial is being suitable only for the S3 model number I9305 that is being powered by the mentioned ROM, so don’t try to complete the steps from bellow for a similar device.It is important to have a rooted handset because who knows when you will need access to its internal system. On a rooted OS you can install complex apps that requires root access in order to work properly (such as CWM recovery and some backup and restore tools), you can remove in-built programs in order to improve the speeds, optimize and customize the system and so on. The best part is that once the root access is granted you can start updating your Galaxy S3 with the latest custom ROMs, which
How to update Galaxy S3 with Official XXALE8 4.0.4 ICS Firmware
Wednesday 30th of May 2012
Thanks to those of xda-developers we now have the default version of the Android firmware that comes pre-installed on the Galaxy S3 handset. This means that you can start flashing custom ROMs or beta software in your phone’s system, as in case something wrong happens, or if you don’t like the new ROM, you can just follow this step by step guide for learning how to downgrade or update the S3 to the official ICS XXALE8 4.0.4 OS. So, it will be a good idea to check this tutorial and save the firmware, just for avoiding any kinds of unpleasant situations.I know that the Galaxy S3 is maybe the most powerful smartphone available nowadays, with great specs and features, so probably you will be tempted to take full advantage of its capabilities. And in order to do so, you will have to gain root access over its system, unlock the bootloader, install a custom recovery image, flash custom ROMs and so on. But all these operations are risky and can damage the phone’s internal system. Therefore, maybe you will have to downgrade the S3 to the stock firmware for re-storing the OS. At that mome
How to unbrick galaxy s3 sch-i535
Tuesday 19th of February 2013
How to unbrick galaxy s3 sch-i535Optional Information: Type of Device: PhoneModel: samsung galaxy s3 sch-i535What have you tried so far?: Everything
How to root Galaxy S3 i9300 jellybean?
Friday 26th of October 2012
OK so I updated to jellybean but can anyone tell me how to root galaxy s3 international version ? I have never rooted before?I want to flash Omega ROM I saw on YouTube I like it any tutorials how to do these?
how to root galaxy s3 without usb connection?
Sunday 29th of September 2013
I recently took my galaxy s3 to a guy to unlock and since then I cannot use the usb as a mass storage. Now to be able to use the UMS features I will have to root. How do I root without usb? I thought about hard reset and then root but I don't want to loose the unlock.