XXEMF6 is the latest firmware for Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 smartphone. For all those who have updated with the recent Jellybean 4.2.2 might have come across with some bugs, so for all those users who wanted to return back to the Official Jellybean 4.1.2 which is comparatively stable can now update with this XXEMF6 Firmware which ropes in the goodness of Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware. Though, we still don’t have ETA on by when there will be official Jellybean 4.3 for Galaxy S3 GT I9300, till then you can enjoy this firmware. This update should only be applied on the international version of Galaxy S3 GT I9300 and not on any other version.
Note: Applying this firmware won’t root the device or void the warranty in any manner. Follow all the instructions mentioned as mentioned below for updating your device safely.
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.
Let’s head to the next step where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.