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Showing posts with label Galaxy S3. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Galaxy S3. Show all posts

18 April 2013

How To ROOT & Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S3 [CF-Root]

CF Root for Samsung galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and GT-I9300T
By using this guide you can root the galaxy S3 which running on Android ice cream sandwich or jelly bean (4.0.4, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1)

Rooting instructions :
Backup your data first
1- Download CF-Root-SGS3 file (Link below)
2- Unzip the downloaded file only one time
3- Open "Odin3" as administrator
4- Click on PDA button and browse to the CF-Root-SGS3-vX.X.tar file that you extracted
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5 - Disconnect any device connected to USB ports on your computer and disable your antivirus software
6 - Shut down your device
7 - Put your device into Download Mode (Volume Down + Home + Power)
8 - Volume up to continue
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9 - Connect the device to your computer by USB cable and wait until you get a sign in Odin (ID:COM section) and "Added" in message
10 - Make sure re-partition is NOT TICKED [Very important]
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11 - Click Start and wait a few seconds.
Done !
 
Notes :
~ Check this if you face problem after rooting How to Fix Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Rooting Problem for Galaxy S3/S4/Note 2/3
~ Do not disconnect the cable or turn off the device while rooting
~ This stuff is made ONLY for the GT-I9300 and GT-I9300T
~ I am not responsible if something bad happened to your device (use this AT YOUR OWN RISK)
~ It will void the warranty of your device
~ Download and Install Kies or Samsung mobile driver, if you didn't get a sign in ID:COM or "Added" in message box
~ It will install : "Root: SuperSU","Recovery: ClockWorkMod","Util: CWM Manager"
~ Credits go to "Chainfire" (CF-Root developer)
~ XDA "CF-Root" thread http://goo.gl/asDw5

Downloads :
CF-Root-SGS3-v6.4.zip HERE
Odin3_v3.04 HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE
Latest Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE

08 April 2013

How to Install a Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S3

A full tutorial about flashing/installing a stock/custom recovery on Samsung galaxy S3 (its exactly the same steps for other galaxy devices, you just need the correct recovery for your galaxy model)
it works for all Android version (4.0.4, 4.1.1, 4.1.2 and 4.2.1)

Flashing/installation instructions :
Backup your data first
(For Samsung SCH-I535 galaxy S3 Verizon, you need to unlock bootloader first GO HERE)
1- Download the recovery file (Link below)
2- Unzip the downloaded file only one time
3- Open "Odin3" as administrator
4- Click on PDA button and browse to the unzipped file.tar.md5 file that you extracted
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Flash custom Recovery
5 - Disconnect any device connected to USB ports on your computer and disable your antivirus software
6 - Shut down your device
7 - Put your device into Download Mode (Volume Down + Home + Power)
8 - Volume up to continue
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9 - Connect the device to your computer by USB cable and wait until you get a sign in Odin (ID:COM section) and "Added" in message
10 - Make sure re-partition is NOT TICKED [Very important]
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11 - Click Start and wait a few seconds.
Done !
Notes :
~ I am not responsible if something bad happened to your device (use this AT YOUR OWN RISK)
~ This stuff is made for Samsung galaxy S3 devices (AT&T, Cricket, GT-I9300, MetroPCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon and GT-I9305)
~ I just converted "*.img" files from clockworkmod website to "*.tar.md5" file which you can flash by Odin3
~ Download and Install Kies or Samsung mobile driver, if you didn't get a sign in ID:COM or "Added" in message box
~ Official CMW website www.clockworkmod.com

Downloads :
Odin3_v3.04 HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE 
Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE
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Samsung Galaxy S3 (AT&T) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (Cricket) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) 6.0.3.0 Or (GT-I9300) 6.0.3.6
Samsung Galaxy S3 (MetroPCS) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (Sprint) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (T-Mobile) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (US Cellular) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 (Verizon) 6.0.3.0
Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE (GT-I9305) 6.0.2.9

02 April 2013

How to Flash Official Firmware for Samsung Galaxy [Odin]

This tutorial will be about flashing official firmware for ANY model of Samsung galaxy S3 or any Samsung galaxy device.
By following this guide you can upgrade or downgrade the your galaxy device to Android (4.0.4, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3 ...) firmware.

Flashing instructions :
Backup your data first
1- Download official firmware from SamMobile or Samsung-updates
and Odin3 (Link below)
2- Unzip the downloaded files (odin3 and firmware) only one time
3- Open "Odin3" as administrator
4- Click on PDA (AP for Odin3 v3.09) button and browse to the *.tar or *.tar.md5 file that you extracted (this is for firmware which contains only one file *.tar or *.tar.md5)
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 - If the Zip file contains more than one *.tar file then they will be labelled with PDA, Phone and CSC. Put them in the corresponding section of Odin
5 - Disconnect any device connected to USB ports on your computer and disable your antivirus software
6 - Shut down your device and put it into download mode (Volume down + Home + Power)
7 - Volume up to continue

9 - Connect the device to your computer by USB cable and wait until you get a sign in Odin (ID:COM section) and "Added" in message
10 - Make sure re-partition is NOT TICKED [Very important]

11 - Click Start and wait a few minutes.

Notes :
~ This process won't delete any data (upgrade only), but backup your important data just in case this process corrupt your files.
~ This Guide can be used for any model of Samsung galaxy S3 (AT&T,Verizon,US,Cellular,T-Mobile,Sprint,Metro,Cricket,LTE), just download the correct firmware file for the model of your device.
~ Do not disconnect the cable or turn off the device while flashing
~ Flashing official FW won't void the warranty
~ You might need to factory reset your device after downgrading.
~ I am not responsible if something bad happened to your device (use this AT YOUR OWN RISK)
~ Install Samsung Mobile Driver or Samsung Kies if you don't see a sign in Odin

Downloads :
Odin3 v3.04 HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE
Latest Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE
Latest Samsung Kies 3 HERE