Install XXELL4 Android 4.1.2 Firmware On Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300

Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Russia having build XXELL4 has been rolled out. The firmware update brings aweosme features to your Galaxy S 3. You can update to build I9300XXELL4 by OTA or via Samsung Kies software.

Android 4.1.2 XXELL4 Firmware Features:

Android 4.1.2 – JZO54K
Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
Page Buddy
New Gallery App (Same as in Note II)
Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
Paper Artist App
Group Cast App

Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2012-12-12
Regions: UK, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Belgium

The guide mentioned below is only for Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 and cannot be tried on any other device or variant. You can check device model by going to Settings >> About phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned. procedure.

Galaxy S3

Install XXELL4 Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300

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%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies software to install required drivers.

Download I9300XXELL4 Android 4.1.2 firmware ( and Odin (Odin3_v3.07.rar).

Extract the firmware file which you downloaded to get a file with extension “.tar.md5” along with other files.

Extract the contents of Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.

Switch off device completely.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar.md5” file which you have downloaded.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer.

Your device will reboot automatically.

You have installed XXELL4 Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300.

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