Verizon Galaxy S3 users can update their device to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via Custom ROM named as Goodness Jelly Bean Edition. The ROM has been ported from latest firmware of Sprint Galaxy S3 by XDA developer md4dodge.
The ROM is one of the fastest and smoothest Custom ROM with many improvements and tweaks. We will be going through the step by step guide to install Goodness Jelly Bean Edition on Verizon Galaxy S3.
This is a Custom ROM and not an official ROM by Verizon or Samsung.
The guide mentioned below is only for Verizon Galaxy S3 SCH-I535 and cannot be tried on any other variant. Do know the Model of your device Go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of loss of data or damage done to your device while following the guide.
Install Goodness Jelly Bean Edition ROM on Verizon Galaxy S3
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Bootloader on your device should be unlocked.
Install ClockworkMod recovery on your device. Go through the guide to install ClockworkMod Recovery On Verizon Galaxy S3.
Download Goodness Jelly Bean Edition ROM (MIJJz_Goodness_SG3_JB_v7.0.0_port_d2vzw_3.zip) on Verizon Galaxy S3.
Users those who are running VRBLK3 then you no need to flash Modem or RPM. Those who are not running
VRBLK3 modem and rpm then you can download from here.
Copy both the files to Internal storage of your device.
Switch off your device and boot into ClockworkMod recovery. You can do that by pressing and holding down the Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons.
Take a Nandrop Backup of your existing ROM. Select Backup and Restore >> On the next screen and then select “Backup again”.
Select the option “wipe data/factory reset” and then confirm to wipe.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and then “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to ROM file on SD Card and confirm to install. Wait till installation gets complete.
Once installation is complete. Select “Go back” then select “Reboot system now”.
Goodness Jelly Bean Edition Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM is installed on your Verizon Galaxy S3.