Samsung released Galaxy S3 LTE running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in countries like Australia and Germany quad-core processor whereas in US it is dual-core Snapdragon. In this post we will go through the guide to root and install ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy S3 LTE.
The ROM and guide mentioned is only for Galaxy S3 LTE GT-I9305 and is not comptible with any other Galaxy S3. You can check your device model by going to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage done to your device while following the guide.
Root and Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy S3 LTE
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Download kies software.
Download ClockworkMod recovery package (Filename: I9305_CWM_Recovery.tar.md5) and Odin (Filename: Odin3.zip).
Extract the content of “Odin3.zip” into a folder.
Switch off device and boot into download mode. Hold down Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously till you get a warning message. Now, press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Launch Odin and connect your device to computer via USB cable. Odin will detect the device and ID:COM will change into Yellow.
In Odin click on “PDA” button and select “I9305_CWM_Recovery.tar.md5” file which you have downloaded in earlier step.
Click on “Start” button to start flashing ClockworkMod recovery on your device. Once the process gets complete your device will reboot automatically.
If Odin gets stuck remove battery and re-insert, disconnect device from computer and again connect device to computer by launching Odin.
ClockworkMod Recovery is installed on your device.
To Root Galaxy S3 LTE
Download root file (filename- CWM-SuperSU-v0.96.zip) and copy the file to Internal Storage.
Boot into CWM Recovery mode. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.
Select “install zip from sdcard” and select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to “CWM-SuperSU-v0.96.zip” file and install. Wait till installation gets complete.
Select “go back” and select “reboot system now”.
You have rooted and installed ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy S3 LTE.