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Root ZSBLI1 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy S3 I9300 Official Firmware

The latest ZSBLI1 Android 4.0.4 firmware was released for the Galaxy S3 I9300 users in Hong Kong, a number of you would have already updated your phone and now would want root your device. As usual, we have a full tutorial on how to root ZSBLI1 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy S3 with an easy-to-perform tutorial. We will be using ODIN to flash the root package on your device. Please make sure you are already on Android 4.0.4 ZSBLI1 by going to Settings > About phone.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root ZSBLI1 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy S3 I9300. The guide has been written in very easy-to-understand words and can be performed by anyone. Make sure you backup data as given below just as a precaution. 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 😉

This tutorial is only for rooting the official software update released over Samsung KIES or flashed with ODIN.

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 ZSBLI1 Android 4.0.4 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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