For all those who have already updated their Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I9300 smartphone with the latest Jellybean 4.3 Android OS already and wish to root the device can easily root the same with the help of some simple instructions which we will be checking out in the due course of this article. So, before proceeding, let’s check out on whether your current firmware version of XXEMF6 Android version or not which you can check from the path “Settings > More > About Phone”. Once you have rooted the device, you can then install the custom ROM firmwares and apps which need the root access.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup with the help of KIES as it may not help you restore the data back.
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”
- From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” enable the SUB Debugging Mode. Minimum charge left in your phone is 30% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of firmware update increases which may even brick your Galaxy S3.
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.
So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned steps, you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide to root the device.