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The Android 4.2.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S3

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the models that will soon receive the official update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean . That time could be close after it leaked a draft version. The I9300XXUFME7 firmware that can be installed through ODIN , has a wide range of improvements, among which are some characteristics of the Samsung Galaxy S4 .

The Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 for position in the manufacturer’s catalog, the models are better positioned to receive Android 4.2.2 OTA . In fact, the first included in the official list of terminals that would update to the latest version of Jelly Bean. A recent news that the Galaxy Note 2 start receiving the new firmware is imminent, now SamMobile ROM filters the preliminary to the final version of Android 4.2.2 for the Samsung Galaxy S3.


Having said that this is a preliminary version, the last test before the final version is compiled (not entirely complete and may contain errors), those wishing to try Android 4.2.2 on your Samsung Galaxy S3 can I9300XXUFME7 by installing the ROM with ODIN. The process does not vary with respect to other ROM.

We downloaded the RAR file , unzip it and store it in an accessible folder on the PC. On the phone run the Boot Download mode (buttons Home, Power, and volume less). Connect the terminal to the PC via the USB cable and found that the program successfully detected the smartphone (need to have previously installed the driver (Samsung Kies)).We press the PDA icon and look for the file with unzipped tar.MD5 above. Once we have made ​​sure not to tick Re-partition, click on Start and hope to complete the installation process. However, it is recommended to perform a backup to any unexpected since it is not the final version, but a version in development that still needs work.


Although it is not the final firmware and missing some points that optimize, this draft includes much of the news that we see in the final version. In fact, SamMobile has posted a video that is a brief summary of the features of the update I9300XXUFME7. The highlight is that the Samsung Galaxy S3 will offer some features and functionality that we first saw the Samsung Galaxy S4.

List of changes and new

For example, after installing the ROM will interface widgets to the lock screen, ability to vary the size of the clock and Ripple effects and Light for unlocking the display.

Another new Samsung Galaxy S4 inherited two new models are the screen – Display and Professional Photo-that allows you to apply two shades closer to the screen.

In the section of new features found DayDream, and Car Mode. Also available will be the new notification center, “Quick Toggles” and voice features with S Voice.

On the aspect of TouchWiz, Android 4.2.2 for the Samsung Galaxy S3 will lash system settings menu, as happens in the Samsung Galaxy S4.

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