Finally! The Jelly Bean Android 4.1.1 for United Kingdom’s Samsung Galaxy S3 unbranded BTU is out now. It has unique firmware build number I9300XXDLJ4 and seems a much more fresher build as of October 19, 2012. The modem is still the same from European JB updates I9300XXDLID. So, just check it out and be the first to try it out. UK’s unbranded Galaxy S3’s Jelly Bean update took a few days delayed, it was supposedly expected to receive first. Anyway, this is a much stable build than others. Some noticeable main features of Jelly Bean is the S-Voice and Google Now are now supported and works perfect.
Firmware build: JRO03C.I9300XXDLJ4 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
This is the 5th Jelly Bean build officially release in Europe from I9300XXDLIB, I9300XXDLIH, I9300XXDLJ1 and the I9300XXDLJ2 before this.
Device: Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300 (unbranded, unlocked, SIM-Free)
Country: United Kingdom
Android Version: 4.1.1
Kernel Version: 3.0.31-368423 / se.infra@SEP-78 #1 / SMP PREEMPT Fri Oct 19 18:17:48 KST 2012
Build Number: JRO03C.I9300XXDLJ4
Build Date: Oct. 19, 2012
Download: Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Stock Firmware
How to install I9300XXDLJ4 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
This update is officially release in UK only via Kies/OTA, outside United Kingdom users of unbranded Galaxy S3 cannot get this update. You must wait until Samsung distribution reaches in your areas. But for advance users, who used and previously installed leaks and other countries Jellybean firmware you can try it out now, using the I9300XXDLJ4 stock ROM.
Odin flashing procedure I9300XXDLJ4 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Firmware
This is a manual upgrading using the I9300XXDLJ4 stock ROM, this is the same firmware released by Samsung via Kies or OTA, but just being pulled from Samsung server so that advance users and 3rd-party developers can use it and or give it a try.
Disclaimer: Proceed at your own risk! We shall not be held responsible if something happens on your device by using this guide.
Grab the Jelly Bean stock ROM:
United Kingdom – I9300XXDLJ4_BTU 4.1.1
Spain – I9300XXDLJ4_PHE 4.1.1
Germany – I9300XXDLJ4_MBC 4.1.1
Italy– I9300XXDLJ4_ITV 4.1.1
Greece – I9300XXDLJ4_EUR 4.1.1
Russia – I9300XXDLJ4_SER 4.1.1
Czech Republic – I9300XXDLJ4_XEZ 4.1.1
Prepare things as follows:
– Fully re-charge your phone’s battery.
– Back up all important files store from your phone’s internal memory. although this will not wipe the data after installation.
– Use a good working USB cable wire,
– A computer laptop runs in Windows OS, this will not work on MAC, Samsung and Apple are not friends.
– Disable Kies and any open programs that might interrupt the process.
Step 1: Install the USB driver and Extract the downloaded I9300XXDLJ4 stock ROM
Odin can’t read the file if not extracted, so you need to “unzipped” it first, so that you’ll get the .tar.md5 binary file.
Step 2: Run and configure Odin
Just right-click Odin3_v3.07.exe and run as administrator, then configure its settings:
DO NOT Check This!!!!! “RE-PARTITION”
check these boxes “AUTO-REBOOT” and “F-RESET TIME”
Step 3: Load the binary file on PDA button
Click on the PDA button then browse to the folder where you extracted the stock ROM then select and load it.
Step 4: Reboot the phone in download mode
To reboot the Galaxy S3 into download mode , you need to turn the power off. After it completely shut down, just press and hold the Volume Down key, Home button and the Power ON/OFF button simultaneously.
You should then prompted into a warning screen and asking you to press volume up if you want to continue or volume down to cancel, just simply press volume up to get into download mode. The download mode then displays an Android robot and say’s “Downloading.. Do not turn off target!!”
Step 5: Connect the phone to PC
When the phone is in the Download Mode screen, connect it to the computer using the USB cable, you should see an ID:COM port number and it turn to a blue color – as an indication that the phone is already recognized by Odin. Also a word “Added” on Odin’s log box”
Step 6: Hit the “START’ button
Once all properly set and ready to flash, just hit the “START” button below odin’s window.
Step 7: Wait for a word “PASS’
At the end of the flashing process, a word “PASS” will display and this means that the installation is already finishes.
Juts wait until the phone, completely normally reboots, then remove it from PC connection.
You may then confirm the newly installed Jelly Bean from your Samsung Galaxy S3:
About>Settings> Firmware info or type *#1234# and see if it’s already I9300XXDLJ4 firmware build.
If you already got this update just share it to us your impressions on how does firmware works like performance and any other issues you may encounter.