How to Update Galaxy S3 GT I9300 with Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXDLIB Firmware

Procedure to Update Galaxy S3 GT I9300 with Official Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware XXDLIB:

  • Download the XXDLIB Firmware package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract the firmware zip file and Odin in your computer.
  • Open Odin in your computer and turn off your phone so that it can be entered in the download mode. With the help of below mentioned interactive Video tutorial, you can enter your phone in download mode.
  • Alternatively, you can also enter your device in the download mode 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 “I9300XXDLIB_I9300OXFDLI1_I9300XXDLIB_HOME.tar.md5”. Ensure that the ID : COM section in Odin has turned yellow or else the firmware can’t be applied.
  • Once you click on Start, you will see a progress bar which will indicate the progress of the firmware update in your Galaxy S3. It will take round about 5 – 8 minutes for applying the update. As soon as the firmware is update, you will see the home screen in your computer.
  • Once you see the home screen, disconnect the phone and head over to the Settings > About Phone where you will find the firmware update details and it should show the firmware version as XXDLIB.

Note: 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.

Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. Very soon there will be many more Jellybean 4.1.1 firmwares which will be rolled out which too will be covered here.

26 Comments
  1. Reply Arnand May 20, 2013 at 12:50 am

    Is there a chance that we can get a 4G in S3 i9300?

  2. Reply JaideepC November 30, 2012 at 1:22 am

    This update is draining my battery.
    How can I roll back to earlier stable 4.0.1 version?

    If rollback not possible, should I upgrade to latest 4.1.2 version? Which is the best and latest one for GS3>

    Regds

  3. Reply ghani.911 November 20, 2012 at 12:37 am

    Hey neal… first of all thanks a lot for this update. I just have only one question that my baseband version is XXLH1 can i update my s3 19300 with this update? please reply soon

  4. Reply ruchir October 23, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Can we update without using odin???

    Also is it that using odin means rooting???

    Also if odin is used, will i be able to receive further ota updates from samsung??

    Please help

  5. Reply Mahesh October 18, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Hey guys… i updated my S3 with this firmware.. no problem in doing so..
    but I have noticed a change which is quite annyoing to me or say this feature has been messed in JB.
    Previously there was a option for “Dock Mode” where you can setup your screen for phone when its conencted to Dock and you can play your songs via dock. But after JB update, it doesnt work anymore with Dock, it only does charging. I tried finding setting for Dock mode but could not find the setting which I did when phone had ICS 4.0.4 ( I am in UAE and using a international version of S3)

    Also the driving mode is gone from notification bar.

    Regards,

  6. Reply donskie October 16, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    wthanks first of all. i would like to ask, where can i find voice cmd button it is gone after jb update. thank you

  7. Reply donskie October 16, 2012 at 11:51 am

    @neala thanks for this. After updating, i could not find the voice command control which is used to take pics, etc. :-)it was on language and input before but now it is gone. Do you know where I can find it? I will be waiting for your reply. :-)

  8. Reply sorin October 12, 2012 at 9:13 am

    when is recognize by kies this update in romanian ?
    thanks !

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 12, 2012 at 1:40 pm

      as of now there are no updates on the same

      • Reply sorin October 14, 2012 at 1:35 pm

        Expected when he comes in my region?
        Thanks!

  9. Reply Rj Stuck October 9, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Ok I am struggle even with your great videos…
    Background I have a S3 phone from Singtel in Singapore. Build says XXBLH1 I don’t think my phone is unlocked. Can I apply this update to my phone? If I change the CSC which do I choose? and when I am done am I able to change back? The CSC is for the data for local right? so i need it so as not to be charged? Sorry for the newbie questions.

  10. Reply aakash October 8, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    Hey . This firmware is only for s3 not for s2!!

  11. Reply shahul hameed October 8, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Can I able to update this firmware to my galaxy s2

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 8, 2012 at 4:35 pm

      yes you can apply this update

  12. Reply Pinatubo October 7, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXDLIB CSC change not working *#272#imei# way???

  13. Reply wasim October 3, 2012 at 9:34 am

    After putting this Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXDLIB Firmware will i be able to update any future versions via OTA update. and also guide me to the Original OEM ICS version which comes with S3 India version. also request you to kindly upload the firmware in your domain not in hotfile link as the link is not accessible from my ip.

  14. Reply Dev October 2, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    After the update. Getting this error in KIES.

    Your Device does not support software updating via kies

  15. Reply donskie October 1, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    I did not get S Note.. Do i need to wipe/ factory reset?

  16. Reply Waism October 1, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    After putting this Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXDLIB Firmware will i be able to update any future versions via OTA update. and also guide me to the Original OEM ICS version which comes with S3 India version.

    • Reply Waism October 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm

      also request you to kindly upload the firmware in your domain not in hotfile link as the link is not accessible from my ip.

  17. Reply Rohit October 1, 2012 at 11:43 am

    shall I update this firmware,bcuz I m from India.

  18. Reply krish October 1, 2012 at 9:00 am

    thanx for the post

  19. Reply dArot October 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

    How about Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300T?

  20. Reply Umar October 1, 2012 at 2:43 am

    Hi i have two questions.. 1st is, i bought my cellphone frm vodafone uk but its not locked on any network when it came, so can i still apply that firmware?? And 2nd after applying update all applications will be gone or i need to format my devics for cache or something???
    Plzz rply

  21. Reply Sajjad October 1, 2012 at 1:36 am

    Have downloaded and extracted the package.

    Odin is not showing my phone connected, but the ID:COM section is not turning “Yellow”.

    • Reply Sajjad October 1, 2012 at 1:37 am

      Sorry…Odin is showing connected, but ID:Com is not turning Yellow

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