Galaxy S3 users can now install latest XXDLI5 Jelly Bean firmware on their device which has got leaked. It is being expected that the official update is expected soon. The new firmware comes with faster and smoother User interface.
This is a pre-release firmware update and not an official one and there may be bugs.
The guide is only for Galaxy S3 I9300 and cannot be tried on any other version. To know the Model no. of your device Go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable for any loss of data or damage done to device while following the guide.
Install XXDLI5 Jelly Bean Firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300
Backup data, apps and settings of your device as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable USB Debugging. You can do that by going to “Settings” >> “Developer settings” >> Enable “USB debugging” option.
Download Kies to install USB drivers to your device.
Download XXDLI5 firmware and Odin to your computer.
Extract the zip file of the XXDLI5 firmware which you have downloaded above. You will get a .tar file (I9300XXDLI5_I9300OXADLI5_I9300XXDLI5_HOME.tar.md5) along with other files.
Extract the Odin file to get “Odin3_v3.04.zip”.
Switch off device and wait for few minutes and put it in Download Mode.Press and hold Volume Down,Home and Power till you get the logo of device.Press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect your device to computer and click on “PDA” in Odin to select “I9300XXDLI5_I9300OXADLI5_I9300XXDLI5_HOME.tar.md5” file which you have downloaded in earlier step. In ID:COM Odin turns Yellow. If ID:COM Odin does not turns Yellow then make sure that USB drivers are installed properly or remove battery from device and wait.
Click on Start button to start installing firmware on your device.
If everything goes fine your device will reboot automatically.
XXDLI5 Jelly Bean firmware is installed on Galaxy S3 I9300.