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How to Install XXDLI6 Android 4.1.1 OTA Firmware Update on Galaxy S3 I9300

You can now install XXDLI6 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA firmware update on Galaxy S3 I9300 from this step-by-step tutorial we have written for you. Remember, this is just an OTA update (not a full firmware) because of which, you will need to install I9300XXBLG8 as the base firmware first and then install the new I9300XXDLI6 Jelly Bean OTA firmware update. We have the full tutorial below as you read this post and also a tutorial to root XXDLI6 firmware.

As you continue reading this post, we will guide you through all the steps of installing XXDLI6 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300. Don’t forget to backup all your personal apps and settings as given below, just to take precaution. Jump over to the next page for XXDLI6 firmware if you already have Android 4.0.4 XXBLG8 installed. 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 😉

UPDATE! An easier tutorial is also now available. Just flash with ODIN and done! Go here for that! Or you can continue with the complete tutorial below.

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.

Android 4.1.1 XXDLI6 Firmware Details:

Base Firmware: I9300XXDLI6 (4.1.1)
Region Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Carrier: Unbranded
Build Date: 13th September 2012
Modem: XXDLI6
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.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy S3 I9300 to XXDLI6 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean official OTA 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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