[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to Android 5.1.1

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is powered by the dual-core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8420 processor clocked at 1 GHz. The processor is backed up by 1 GB of RAM, up to 16 GB of storage, a 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED display, a 5 MP camera, and a 1500 mAh battery.

A custom OmniROM is available for the S3 Mini that will update this device to Android 5.1.1. Additionally, there are a handful of fixes and customisation in the 5.1.1 release, which is still in its beta phase. Follow this guide and update the S3 Mini to the latest Android 5.1.1 update.

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[How to] Install Android 5.0 AOSP ROM on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is powered by the dual-core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8420 processor clocked at 1 GHz. The processor is backed up by 1 GB of RAM, up to 16 GB of storage, a 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED display, a 5 MP camera, and a 1500 mAh battery.

Galaxy S3 Mini is one of the lucky devices to get the Android 5.0 port via the AOSP ROM. Many features are broken as of now but developers are working on solving those issues. Follow the guide below to install it on the Galaxy S3 Mini.

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[How to] Install CM 11 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini was released a year back. It is the cheaper version of Samsung Galaxy S3. It has a 4″ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 480×800 pixels (233ppi). It runs on a dual core Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1GHz. It has 1GB of RAM. S3 Mini runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS.

Android 4.4 is the latest Android OS and the CM 11 custom ROM running on Android 4.4 is available for a variety of devices. It is also available for Galaxy S3 Mini. It is still undergoing development but it is stable enough for day to day use. Follow the instructions given below to install it on the S3 Mini.

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[How To] Install CM 11 ROM (Android 4.4) on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (I8190)

CyanogenMod today finally released its installer app on the Play Store. It allows users to easily install CM ROMs on their devices. The CyanogenMod team is yet to officially release their Android 4.4 based CM 11 ROMs for the Android community. However, many unofficial CM 11 ROMs have already been developed by many developers for various devices. And the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is one such device to get the ROM courtesy of XDA Senior Member New Macław.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini was launched last year after its big brother, the Galaxy S3. It had a 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED Display, 1 GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8/16 GB internal storage which was expandable further up to 32 GB via a microSD card, 5 MP rear camera, a VGA front facing camera, 1500 mAh battery and ran on Android 4.1. Let us now see how to run Android 4.4 on it by installing CM 11 ROM.

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