Galaxy S III

How to Update Galaxy S3 with Multiview Featured Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware

Procedure to Update Galaxy S3 with Multiview Powered XXELK4 firmware:

XXELK4

  • From the extracted folder, open odin in your computer and turn off your Galaxy S3 so that it can be entered in the Download Mode.

S3 CONNECTED

  • The download mode in Galaxy S3 GT I9300 can be entered in recovery mode by pressing the Volume Up 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.

  • Now, connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow which means that all the drivers in the computer have been installed successfully.

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.

  • Click on “PDA” to select “I9300XXELK4_I9300OJKELK5_HOME.tar.md5” and once it’s done you will see that the process of firmware will be updated. As soon as the update is applied successfully, you will see that the device will be rebooted.


Select PDA

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.

Congratulations, you have now successfully applied the update of Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware Update. You can check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone” where you can see the current firmware version as XXELK4 Firmware update.

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27 Comments

27 Comments

  1. Timothee Hyppolite

    April 10, 2013 at 7:19 am

    Can this work on american s3s ? i have the sprint version

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 4, 2013 at 12:38 pm

      yes it will work but it should be applied on the non rooted phones

  2. Jainish

    December 3, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Wifi hotspot feature not working. Phone reboots itself after some minutes. Moreover it is a rooted version. Rest all is fine. Pls find a fix for hotspot.

    • Pradeep Neela

      December 26, 2012 at 1:57 pm

      what is the error message?

  3. Latif

    December 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    “Applying this firmware update won’t root the device in any manner.” Are you sure about it? because after I applied this firmware, SAMSUNG Service Center says my phone has been rooted and warranty is invalid when I gave my phone over some battery charging issues.

  4. JaideepC

    November 29, 2012 at 11:32 am

    On my India bought Galaxy S3, I has this notification that update is available. After updating to 4.1.1. (Build No: JRO03C.19300XXDLK1, my battery life which used to last 18 – 20 hours has been completely destroyed. It hardly lasts 4 -5 hours nowand there is some strange daemon called UPSD which is consuming 45%.

    After killing REMOTE CONTROL, uninstalling AllShare etc etc the battery life has improved to 8 hours.

    However the screen gets hot and the SCREEN is consuming 67%.

    I am cursing myself for going in for the JB update.

    Can I roll back to 4.0.1 which was so stable and gave excellent battery life.
    Maybe I miss some minor bells and whistles. The much touted Project Butter is indeed noticeable after JB update, but maybe 5-10%.

    I am willing to sacrifice this 5-10% improvement for screen response time for 24-26 hours of superb battery life.

    Alternately, if it is not possible to downgrade, WILL THIS 4.1.2 Multiview Powered XXELK4 firmware package SOLVE my batter drain issue?

    Please advise ASAP
    Please advise ASAP

  5. Mannix

    November 26, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    The instruction to enter the download mode is totally wrong.
    Please correct.
    Otherwise the update is working fine.
    Good job.

  6. ghani.911

    November 26, 2012 at 11:57 am

    can i update this version directly on my I9300 containing XXLH1 as baseband? please reply

    • ghani.911

      November 29, 2012 at 12:43 am

      @Pradeep Neela: Please answer my query

  7. lucas

    November 26, 2012 at 4:16 am

    hey people. i’v got the aussie version it says gt-I9300 in the model number in the about device. Rom went on fine and most things seem to work but the microphone doesnt work during calls. works on skype, works with voice recordings etc. if someone calls me the speaker doesnt work either. tried hands-free and speaker phone doesnt make a difference.

  8. Shuruk

    November 25, 2012 at 1:07 am

    Hi … is wi fi hot spot working on this version?

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm

      yes the wifi hotspot feature is there

  9. Leandro

    November 25, 2012 at 12:13 am

    is it already rooted?

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm

      no, its not the rooted one

      • mufaddal cementwala

        November 27, 2012 at 3:56 am

        then sir why does it have Super User application which works and why does it say custom and not official samsung in downloading mode and also showing custom binary count = 1 and also upon checking for updates on samsung account, it says “modified”. or u can just download root checker from google play and check. what this is, is a pre rooted odin flashable rom. if i had checked XDA before i couldve been saved but now as i cant even go back to 4.1.1 official or any other offical to un-root my phone, im stuck. thank you.

      • yashraj

        November 28, 2012 at 3:26 pm

        it is pre rooted!!!!!!!!

  10. mufaddal cementwala

    November 23, 2012 at 4:39 am

    hello. this is a rooted rom and has also made my binary count to 1. and shows custom on recovery. this has void my warranty i didnt want to root my phone and therefore tried this rom as YOU CLEARLY MENTION that it wont root my phone. and now i cant go back to unroot. tried flashing with latest 4.1.1 I9300OXADLJ4 (BTU) but isnt working. phone gets stuck on samsung logo. please help urgently!!

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2013 at 3:35 pm

      ENTER THE DEVICE IN RECOVERY AND CLEAR ALL THE DATA INCLUDING THE CACHE AND THEN RETRY UPDATING

  11. teddy

    November 21, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Hi guys, awesome job.. keep up the great work.
    Id like to know if any updates done to the S3 FAMILY APPLIES to my SGH-I747M from rogers and if their even any updates for it yet

    • Akhil.P.A

      November 28, 2012 at 4:08 pm

      I have the same doubt..Can I Apply this firmware to my i747 Galaxy s III?

      Am I need to Root my device for applying this Update? And is this fully functioning ROM?

      • Pradeep Neela

        February 16, 2013 at 4:54 pm

        yes its a fully functioning rom

  12. Neil

    November 21, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Can I use this on my att gs3

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 29, 2012 at 1:12 pm

      nah, you will have to unlock the same

  13. buckiii2

    November 21, 2012 at 4:00 am

    will this work for thr ATT Note 2?

  14. Randy

    November 20, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    I’m curious about the portability of this firmware. The article refers to the Galaxy S III throughout. However, it’s specifically referring to the I9300, which is the international model with a different CPU. Are you stating that this update will only work on the I9300 & no other variants of the GS3?

  15. Vishal Singla

    November 20, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    installed multi view version, very stable. no force closures. but when I useWi-Fi hot spot, mobile starts rebooting itself after some minutes.,otherwise perfect

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 29, 2012 at 1:12 pm

      you can apply this update as it will fix all the bugs

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