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Root Galaxy S3 I9300 XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Official OTA Firmware

XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA is now available for download and like always, we know how to root XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300. The complete tutorial is available below as you read and you will be able to root Galaxy S3 I9300 again in just a few minutes. You can now root XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 using CF-Root as given in the tutorial below.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root Android 4.1.1 XXDLI2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 I9300 with complete steps. We do not need ClockworkMod (CWM) custom recovery for this tutorial as we will be using ODIN. Let’s get on 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 😉

NOTE: Your Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 should be on the Android 4.1.1 build XXDLI2 firmware in order to apply this root method.

CF-Root Package Contents:

CF-Root package comes with the following:

  • SuperSU v0.93
  • ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery v5.5
  • CWM Manager v3.60

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 root Galaxy S3 I9300 on XXDLI2 Android 4.1.1 firmware.

About the author

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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