[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0) on Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It also was the first device to have a quad-core Exynos 4412 processor, with each core clocked at a maximum 1.4 GHz. It packs NFC, wireless charging capability, and the latest wireless radios. It ships with Samsung’s Nature UX interface. At the time of its launch, it ran on Android 4.0.4 ICS.

CyanogenMod team have been successful in developing the CM 12 custom ROM for the Galaxy S3. The ROM is still in the development stages but you can try it out on your device. Follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install Android 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300

The Galaxy S3 is the successor to Samsung’s best-selling Galaxy S2. It has a bigger, 4.8″ 720p display. It also is the first device to have a quad-core Exynos 4412 processor, with each core clocked at a maximum 1.4 GHz. It packs NFC, wireless charging capability. It ships with Samsung’s Nature UX interface. It’s available in 16, 32, and 64GB configurations.

Samsung continues to ignore this device for the latest OTA updates. It wont get the official Lollipop update from Samsung. However, custom ROM running on Android 5.0 is available for this device. It is in the form of a Nandroid backup and you will have to restore it using CWM recovery. Follow the detailed guide given below to install Android 5.0 on the Galaxy S3.

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