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Install XXDLI1 Android 4.1.1 OTA Test Firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300

XXDLI1 Android 4.1.1 OTA has been leaked online and you can now download it for installing on your Galaxy S3 I9300. Remember, this is just an OTA update, not a complete firmware from Samsung officially. Please be prepared for errors and force closes if you get any. You will need to install I9300XXBLG8 as the base firmware first so that you can install the new I9300XXDLI1 Jelly Bean leaked OTA firmware update.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of installing XXDLI1 Android 4.1.1 OTA firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300 using ODIN and ClockworkMod recovery. Don’t forget to backup all your data as given below. Make sure you have CWM recovery installed as this tutorial will require that. Head over to the next page for XXDLI1 firmware. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

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 😉

LATEST! A new firmware XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean has been released for the Galaxy S3 I9300. Check here how to install!

UPDATE! An easier tutorial is now available that does NOT require ClockworkMod recovery. Just flash with ODIN and done! Go here for that!

Android 4.1.1 XXDLI1 Firmware Details:

Base Firmware: I9300XXDLI1 (4.1.1)
Region Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Carrier: Unbranded
Build Date: 3rd September 2012
Modem: XXDLI1
Change List:

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. (optional, when updating via ODIN).

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.

NOTE: Since this is a leaked firmware, make sure you know that after installing this firmware update, your can get FC errors, boot loops, several other bugs, apps might not work or worse, your phone might not boot. To fix, you will have to reinstall stock firmware.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy S3 I9300 to XXDLI1 Android 4.1.1 official OTA firmware update.

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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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