Root Galaxy S3 I9305 On XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware

XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S3 I9305 users was released by Samsung in Germany. If you are now looking forward to root your Galaxy S3 I9305 on XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean then go through the step by step guide mentioned below. By rooting your Android you will be able to flash apps which require root access and other Custom ROMs.

You should know that rooting voids warranty of device which can be regained after you install official firmware.

Before you go ahead with the rooting tutorial make sure that Galaxy S3 I9305 is running on XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S3 I9305 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.

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

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Root Galaxy S3 I9305 on XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware

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 drivers.

Download Root Package for Galaxy S3 I9305 ( and Odin (

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

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

Switch off device.

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″ file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

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 and let it boot automatically.

You have rooted Galaxy S3 I9305 on official XXBLL5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. You can check if your device is rooted by installing “Root Checker” from Google Play.

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