Galaxy S3 GT I9300 users who have updated their devices with the latest Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware can now easily root with a detailed article which we will be checking out in the below mentioned article. Once you root your device, you will then be able to easily install various custom ROM firmwares which we will be checking out in the coming days. Please note that you will have to first up make sure that your Galaxy S3 is on the Jellybean 4.1 XXDLIH Firmware. To check, head over to the path “Menu Button > Settings > About Phone” where you will get to see the firmware version which should read as XXDLIH. We will eb very soon be coming out with many custom ROM firmwares based on XXDLIH firmware.
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Note: This rooting process should only be applied to the Galaxy S III I9300 devices only only and not to any other model numbers as it may brick your device.
Though, there won’t be any form of data loss, it’s better to create a manual backup with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup either with the KIES or with the ROM Manager.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Navigate to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging. Minimum battery charge should not be below 30% or else device is at risk of getting turned Off in the middle of rooting process.
So assuming that you are done with the above mentioned process, you now will have to proceed to the NEXT PAGE where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to root Galaxy S3 on XXDLIH Jellybean 4.1 firmware.