Sprint powered Samsung Galaxy S3 SPH L710 smartphone can now be updated with the Jellybean 4.1.1 powered firmware. Recently there was an update patch for the script error which has a capability of wiping out all the touch wiz based services, so this update will basically solve all the issues related to the touch wiz part. So, we have summed up various instructions which are the pre requisites you will have to follow after which we will be checking out on how to apply this update manually as there is no update on by when there will be an Official firmware update patch released by Samsung or Sprint.
For applying this update, you will have to root the device and for applying this update, you will have to root the device. To check on whether your phone is rooted or not,
The best part of this update is that you can also revert back to your current firmware version for which you will have to note down the current firmware version from the path “Settings > About Phone”. We have also mentioned the screen captures on how this firmware looks like below as it will give you a broader idea on how this firmware looks like. This firmware also fixes all the issues which are mentioned below,
- Issues related to low Battery Life on this modem has been fixed,
- Issues related to Wi Fi has been sorted out
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Minimum charge left in your phone should be 40% or else the phone might get turned Off in the middle. From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. Also, all the antivirus tools should be uninstalled
Also, with the help of below mentioned manual steps you will have to create a backup of all the data and not with the KIES tool. Don’t backup the data with the help of KIES tool as it doesn’t support the device if you are staying out of Poland.
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
So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this update.