How to Update Galaxy S3 GT I9300 with Official XXALF6 ICS 4.0.4 Firmware

S3 LogoAn all-new firmware hits the server of Samsung which is dubbed as XXALF6 ICS Android 4.0.4, it was just few hours back when we saw on how you can install the latest ICS Android 4.0.4 based Omega 6.0 custom ROM firmware in your device. Please note that this firmware hasn’t rolled out across all the countries as of now and also we don’t have on any ETA by when this will be rolled out. In the coming days too we will be coming out with more custom ROM firmwares so that it will further enhance your user experience.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of updating Samsung Galaxy S III GT I9300. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.

So let’s get started with the detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update. But before that you need to go through the detailed list of pre requisites which are mentioned below so as to ensure that just in case if the data gets corrupted or deleted, the same can be restored with the help of below steps.

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

USB Debugging in Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 should be enabled from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Ensure that your device is left with the minimum of 50% battery life so as to get away with the low battery notification. Also, its recommended to disable the antivirus as well as firewall tools present in your computer as these tools tend to disrupt the firmware update process.

Once you are done with all the above mentioned instructions you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update. Please follow all the instructions mentioned so as to ensure that the firmware is updated successfully.

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