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How to Update Galaxy S3 with Jellybean 4.1.1 WanamLite Custom ROM Firmware

SGS3 LogoSamsung Galaxy S3 GT I9300 smartphone users can now enjoy the goodness of Wanam Lite custom ROM firmware, this Wanam Lite custom ROM firmware was very popular for Galaxy SII smartphones and now comes knocking for S3 devices too. The best part and also apparently the highlight part of this is that it comes with no different theme or say it comes with the same look as that of the official firmware released by Samsung. Please note that this firmware is not the Official firmware released by Samsung and is a custom ROM firmware released by Wanam lite team. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the detailed features this comes along with the detailed list of pre requisites which you will have to follow.

Features of WanamLite Custom ROM Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S3:

  • Based on latest Jelly bean update
  • Deodexed & Rooted & Zipaligned
  • Unlimited SMS recipient list
  • 15 Toggle buttons
  • Repacked & Tweaked & Insecure stock kernel (tweaks will still works on other custom kernels)
  • Automatic SMS encoding (Arabic and other utf-8 encoding support)
  • Tweaked Pegasusq Governor for better Battery life
  • Large APN list
  • No incremental ringtone
  • Enabled Call recording
  • 4 Way reboot (Recovery,Download…)
  • Clean build.prop for best Market compatibility
  • Stock Keyboard with all supported languages enabled
  • Kies support
  • Hacked Stock Email App
  • Latest CWM Recovery update
  • Latest SuperSu update
  • Rooted+ insecure Tweaked Stock kernel with init.d support
  • Enabled all supported languages
  • Multi CSC (+80)


Quick Pre Requisites:
For applying this update, you will need to ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I9300 device is on the rooted XXDLIB firmware with clockwork mod recovery flashed in it. You can check the firmware version from the path “Settings > About Phone” and to check on whether your phone is rooted or not, you can check the same from the app called “Root Checker” which can be downloaded from the Google PLAY Store.

Just in case if you are not on the rooted XDLIB firmware, then with the help of below mentioned links, you can easily root the device.

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

How to Root Galaxy S3 GT I9300 on XXDLIB Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware

How to Flash Galaxy S3 I9300 with Clockwork Mod Touch Recovery

All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I9300 should be backed up with the help of below steps and not with KIES as KIES doesn’t detect the firmwares released other than in your country due to CSC code. So, with the help of below mentioned steps, take the backup and move all the target files to your computer / laptop.

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

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.

All the antivirus suites should be turned Off / uninstalled as these interrupt the process of firmware update. Navigate to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging, ensure that the USB debugging option is ticked.

Minimum battery charge should not be below 30% or else device is at risk of getting turned Off in the middle of update. Let’s head to the next step where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your phone.

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