Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Update Samsung Galaxy S3 to 4.2.2 Kitkat

For those of you who have been waiting for a KitKat ROM, you long wait may just be over as CM11 ROM now has everything working out of the box for ALL Galaxy S3s including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Canadian, Cricket, US Cellular, MetroPCS, GT-i9300, and GT-i9305.  The latest CM11 [cm-11-20140108]ROM also includes the latest Android 4.4.2, meaning you will be right up to date with bleeding-edge of Android.


- Download latest KitKat [4.4.2] jan 07 2014

- Download latest ClockWorkMod with Odin

- Download gapps for 4.4.2

Steps :

Install ClockWorkMod 

- Switch off your phone
- Wait for few sec after switch off and press Vol Up, Home , and Power Up button 
- Click continue which shows downloading in screen

- Start Odin in your computer
- in AP choose the ClockWorkMod downloaded
- plugin Android phone with usb cable now
- when !!Added!! is shown in Odin , you are ready to start odin process [make sure that usb driver is properly installed ]
- within few second, it shows complete message, now your device is ready to install new rom 4.4.2 downloaded

Notes. [You must install latest CWM inorder to install latest roms else it shows error while installing from sdcard. For me it shows Status 7 error message which was big headache for me as i was trying to install 4.4.2 using old version of CWM but problem solves the latest CWM]

Install Kitkat

- Make sure that your device is properly backuped. I personally use Super Backup for contacts,sms, apps,bookmarks...
- copy the downloaded rom ie kitkat 4.4.2 in your sd card
- copy downloaded gapps in your sdcard

- now shutdown your phone
- press Vol down and Power button
- it shows CWM screen from where you can install roms
- first factory reset your device
- and choose install zip
- choose the location where you keep your downloaded rom in your phone.
- install gapps samely
- reboot your phone
- hurray you are in 4.4.2

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