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Update Galaxy S3 I9300 to UBALF5 Android 4.0.4 New Official Firmware

UBALF5 Android 4.0.4 is now available for Galaxy S3 I9300 users in Panama. We always keep our Galaxy S3 I9300 updated to the latest official firmware as it helps to keep your phone away from tiny little bugs that Samsung slowly fixes with every firmware release. You can continue reading below for our manual tutorial to install UBALF5 Android 4.0.4 on SGS3.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of installing UBALF5 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy S3 I9300 using ODIN flashing tool. Let’s continue with the tutorial below and don’t forget to backup all your data as given below. I9300UBALF5 is a Panama based ROM and is completely unbranded, which means any unlocked I9300 user can install this ROM.

Samsung Galaxy S III - Pebble Blue

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Android 4.0.4 UBALF5 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-06-19
Regions: Brazil

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S III to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy S3 USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy S3 I9300 to UBALF5 Android 4.0.4 official firmware.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

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