How to install Android 4. 2 Jelly Bean I9300XXUFME3 leaked firmware on the Galaxy S III

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 they said that the Galaxy SIII will get the software features of the SIV in the upcoming Jelly Bean 4.2 update. And the update is now leaked on the internet. The leaked update is of Android 4.2 with many enhancements with S4 like feel to it.

New enhancements/features in Android 4.2.2 update
– Android 4.2.2 – Build ID: JDQ39
– New S4 Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, two Unlock effects (Ripple and Light), improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
– New Screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
– Daydream, Driving mode
– Actionable notifications
– New Additions in Notification Center
– Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface Exactly like the S4)
– Addition of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
– Gallery modes have white background (When changing gallery modes to 3D the background changes to white)
– Full screen Samsung apps
– New S-Voice (from S4)
– New smart switch widget

Firmware Details
Android Version: 4.2.2 – JDQ39 (Jelly Bean)
Region: Middle East
Carrier: Branded
Changelist: 611730
Build Date: 8 May 2013

1. Unzip the file
2. Open Odin 3.04 (already included in the firmware package)
3. Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
4. Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
5. Add I9300XXUFME3_I9300OJKFME1_HOME.tar.md5 to PDA
6. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
7. Start the process, wait till it finishes

And your now you Samsung Galaxy S3 will bootup with latest Galaxy S4 styled official rom installed on it

Tip:- If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc) Then Boot into recovery mode (Home +power+vol up) Choose to wipe/factory reset. (THIS WILL ERASE ALL OF YOUR DATA INCLUDING YOUR INTERNAL SD card) And this may help fox your issues.


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