Update Galaxy S3 with Paranoid Android 3 Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

For a pure Android experience on your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, we will in the due course of this article will be checking out on how to update the device with the Refreshed version of Paranoid Android custom ROM firmware which comes with the new set of theme and user interface which can be checked out in the form of screen captures. For your convenience, we have also done a short Video on how to update the same in your Galaxy S3 smartphone which we will be mentioning here shortly. So, let’s check out on how you can update your device with the latest Paranoid Custom ROM firmware.

This version of firmware comes with the jellybean 4.2.2 firmware and comes with all the goodness of user interface, apps support etc. There are many custom ROM firmwares for Galaxy S3, but this Paranoid 3 version comes with stability and hell lot of other hybrid options and preferences.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Not with the KIES or ROM Manager, create a backup of all the data with the help of below mentioned manual 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

  • As this is the custom ROM firmware, you need to make sure that
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S3 is left with the minimum of 40% battery or else the device might just get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device which is very unlikely if you follow the instructions carefully mentioned in this article.

Let’s proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.

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