Finally,i get the Samsung Galaxy S3! There is new opinion out in the tech market after the release of Samsung Galaxy S3 –there is a smartphone that definitely betters the iconic iPhone 4S. Really?
The Galaxy S3 is the successor to the S2 Android phone, the smartphone that sent Samsung the world’s largest smartphone maker in 2011. The S3 has a screen size of 4.8 inch. Inside it packs a quad core processor of 1.4 Ghz. From a design perspective it looks great, but the most interesting is Android ids open OS!
How to check the the firmware kernel version, XLE8 on Samsung Galaxy S3? - Go to Settings> About Device. Here is, Baseband Version: I9300DXLE8
Sure, to fully utilize Android OS, then we need root the Galaxy s3. Here is the step by step tutorial on how to root and install CWM recovery for Galaxy S3 android 4.0.4, Baseband Version- XLE8:
- We are not liable for any damages that could happen to your smartphone. Flash at your own risk. There is a possibility for your phone to get bricked and totally unusable.
-This tutorial , root and install CWM recovery normally will not delete all your phones data and installed application. But, it is Better Create a backup of your phone’s important data to external storage. After backup, remember remove the sdcard before perform root and install CWM recovery task on Samsung Galaxy S3.
- Make sure that Battery power at least 80% full.
- If you do not have Samsung’s KIES installed, download and install it. Correct USB drivers must be installed, so that programs can communicate with the device. Reboot computer after KIES installation.
The Tools you need:
- Odin 3.04: Download Link
- CF-SGS3-CWM-v5.5-v1.0.zip: Download Link. ( After download, please unzip this file. and you will get CF-SGS3-CWM-v5.5-v1.0.tar)
Tutorial How to install CWM Recovery:
Step 1: Set your phones into USB debugging mode: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging. Then Power Off your phones. ( You must fully turn off your S3, to do so, you can remove the battery and then plugin again the battery.)
Step 2: Turn your phones into download mode by pressing and holding VolumeDown + Home + Power simultaneously. (what is S3 debugging mode? Click here for the answer)
Step 3: Start ODIN on PC.
Step 4: Connect the device to your computer using USB.
Step 5: Wait a few seconds, the ODIN screen will show that a device is now connected. ( If ODIN not detect your device, mean you still not install the s3 driver/ Samsung kies properly or still not enable the Download Mode)
Step 6: Click the PDA button, then select CF-SGS3-CWM-v5.5-v1.0.tar. (Note: this is .tar file and not is .zip file!)
Step 7: Press Odin “Start” button. ODIN will start flash the firmware, and the device should reboot after flash complete. That’s All!
Tutorial How to Root Galaxy S3 via CWM recovery? Here is the tutorial.
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