[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It 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.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is a really old device. Although Samsung have stopped official support, the CyanogenMod team have continued to support it. They have come up with a nightly of CM 13 which will update Galaxy S3 to Android 6.0.1. Interested users can follow the guide below to install CM 13 on S3.

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[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0) on Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It 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.

Samsung Galaxy S3 did not receive KitKat official update so it is impossible that Samsung will provide Marshmallow support. However S3 users need not worry as CyanogenMod team have created custom ROM which will update S3 to Android 6.0. Detailed tutorial is given below.

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[How to] Install AOSP ROM (Android 6.0) on Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It 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.

Not many devices have received Android 6.0 custom ROMs. There are some custom ROM teams which have come up with Android 6.0 ROMs for very few devices. AOSP is one such team and they have made a ROM for Galaxy S3. If you want to install it on Galaxy S3, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 5.1.1 using Euphoria ROM

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It 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.

Previously, we saw how to update Galaxy S3 to Android 5.1.1 using the BlissPop ROM. Now another custom ROM is available for S3 which will update the device to Android 5.1.1 – Euphoria ROM. It will offer plenty of customizations and tweaks as compared to other ROMs. Interested users can follow the guide below.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 5.1.1

Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8″ 720p display. It 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.

Google has released the Android 5.1.1 update for few devices and based on it many developers have come up with their Android 5.1.1 ROMs. Samsung Galaxy S3 can be updated to Android 5.1.1 using the BlissPop ROM which is based on the CyanogenMod ROMs. Follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) 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.

The Galaxy S3 is almost 3 years old now so Samsung has stopped the official support for this device. However the guys of the CyanogenMod team have continued their work for this device and have come with CM 12.1 ROM for this device. It will update the S3 to Android 5.1 and bring along the CyanogenMod goodies. Follow the guide below to install it on the S3.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 to Android 5.1

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.

There is a good news for the Samsung Galaxy S3 users as OmniROM running on Android 5.1 is available for the Galaxy S3. This is a very early build of Android 5.1 and Galaxy S3 is one of the first devices to get the Android 5.1 custom ROM. If you want to try out this ROM, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Paranoid Android (Android 5.0.2) on Galaxy S3 i9300

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.

Samsung Galaxy S3 wont be getting official Android Lollipop update. So if you want to get the latest Android update, you will need to install custom ROM. CM 12 is the most famous custom ROM. But the Paranoid Android ROMs are more feature rich and offer unique Halo and Pie features. If you want to install this ROM, follow the guide below.

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[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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