Upgrade Unrooted Galaxy S3 with Android Jelly Bean 4.1
It is a known fact that Android Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 has already started rolling out. But since it takes some time you will have to maintain your patience. But we bet that Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 will surely bring in loads of new features and benefits for the users. The best thing that the users will receive is a Google Now tool. Poland has already received this update. Soon it is moving to other parts of the globe. But the process takes time. If you wish to install Jelly Bean 4.1 on Galaxy S3 quickly then you can do so without any problems. It is very simple. You don’t even need to root the phone. But before you move on to read the procedure further kindly read the disclaimer as given below:
Disclaimer: Installing Jelly Bean on unrooted Samsung Galaxy S3 might be a bit risky and there are usual risks like phone bricking or data loss. Kindly follow the procedure with care and do it at your risk.
How to Install Jelly Bean on Unrooted Galaxy S3
The first thing you need to do is charge your handset to the extent of 80 percent so that there are no hurdles in between the procedure.
Take back up of your phone properly. Because with this upgrade there will be a wiping.
You will also need the following:
Samsung Kies, or Galaxy S3 USB drivers
Jelly Bean firmware. Current JB software is the Polish release. It’s in English but if you wait theUK edition will come up soon.
You must turn off your Galaxy S3.
Hold Home + Volume Down + Power. You will get warning screen and now you need to press volume down. This will take you to download mode.
Now you need to connect the phone to PC.
You must now run Odin but see to it that KIES is not running in the background.
Also check that handset is there in ODIN.
Now, you must extract the firmware file to your computer.
After that you need to click the PDA button that is there on Odin and select the firmware file. Now just Click Start.
You will see progress bars on S3 as well as on ODIN. The file is quite big and so it will take some time. Once ODIN says pass you will get an indication that it is done.
Your Galaxy S3 will now reset and get upgraded. Enjoy the Jelly Bean update on Galaxy S3 with Project Butter and Google Now.