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How to Update Galaxy S3 4G LTE I9305 with Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXALI5 Firmware

Procedure to Update Galaxy S3 I9305 LTE with Latest Jellybean 4.1.1 XXALI5 Firmware:

  • Download the Latest Jellybean 4.1.1 XXALI5 Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract the same and then open the Odin in your computer. Once the Odin is opened, turn off your phone so that it can be entered in the download mode.
  • Turn off your S3 so that it can be turned ON in the download mode. Download mode in Galaxy S3 GT I9305 can be entered by pressing the Volume Down rocker key + power button at the same time while the device is turned Off. If the device starts in the normal mode, you need to re try the process of the entering the device into the download mode.
  • In download mode, connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and click on “PDA” in Odin to select the tar file which you have gfot after extracting the firmware zip file.

  • Connect your phone to the computer with the help of original USB Cable and then you will see that in odin the ID : COM section will turn Yellow.

Note: If ID : COM section doesn’t turn Yellow, you need to check with two things which are mentioned below,

Install the USB Drivers in your computer &

Go to the Path “Settings > Wireless & Network > USB Settings” and ensure that “Samsung KIES” option is ticked before connecting the phone to the computer.

  • Now, click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. As soon as the firmware is updated successfully, the device will be rebooted automatically. Ensure that you are not interrupting the process by disconnecting the device connected until you see the home screen in your computer.

Tip: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

So there you go, you have now successfully applied the update of Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware in your device. You can check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone” where you can see the firmware version as Jellybean 4.1.1 XXALI5 Firmware.

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  1. Ryan Fox

    November 29, 2012 at 12:12 am

    keeps failing on GT-19300 after modem.bin

  2. Samuel

    November 13, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Is it need to root the S3LTE first?

  3. Samuel

    November 13, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    Is that need to root the S3LTE first?

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm

      no, not required, you can directly apply the update

  4. dro

    September 25, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    The person who wrote this article does not have a clue about anything. This phone is already out in australia and it comes with Jelly bean out of the box You dont need to bookmark this stupid article because the I9305 has jellybean shipped with it

  5. richard

    September 24, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    can i apply this in galaxy s3 I9300? thanks

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 25, 2012 at 12:41 am

      yes you can very well apply this

  6. richard

    September 24, 2012 at 9:42 am

    it can be apply for I9300 galaxy s3? thank you

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 25, 2012 at 5:12 pm

      no, its for LTE model only

  7. abc

    September 24, 2012 at 7:56 am


  8. vivek

    September 23, 2012 at 3:57 pm


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