Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 (Galaxy S III) has got Multi Window (Multi View) via the latest Android 4.1.2 Leaked Official update.Now we at Techethon have installed this firmware on our SGS3 i9300 and we confirm that this is one of the best Jelly Bean firmwares released and yes definitely its stable as rock.We haven’t encountered any bugs yet.
And yes, Multi Window feature which came out of the box with Galaxy Note 2 has now been officially ported to the Galaxy S3 via the latest Android 4.1.2 Firmware.
Now any one can update this firmware on their Galaxy S3 i9300 irrespective of them being on any Android version hence we have put here a noob proof detailed method to update this stable Leaked Official Jelly Bean 4.1.2 with Multi View/Window feature on Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300.
I’m sure you guys can’t resist to have your Galaxy S3 i9300 updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Well now, without waiting any further, lets commence the process to put the latest Android version 4.1.2 on our beloved Galaxy S3.
Here is an Overview of New features in Android 4.1.2 for Galaxy S3:
- Multi-View (Multi Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
- Page Buddy
- Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
- Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
- Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
- Paper Artist App (Same as in Note II)
- New Gallery App
Multi Window/View Galaxy S3 i9300 Android 4.1.2
Before beginning with the procedure to Install/Flash Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S3 i9300 you must know that once the procedure in the tutorial is followed your warranty stands void. The given method is risky and can cause your device to brick. It is therefore recommended that you follow the procedure carefully and perfectly. The processes that you carry out on your device are solely at your risk. We do not take responsibility for any damage to your device.
Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:
1.Minimum 60% of your phone battery must be charged.
2.Back up your phone data.
3.Make sure that you have installed Samung drivers on your computer.
Download drivers here
OR if you have Kies installed then no need to install the drivers
4.Sync your contacts and other date if any with gmail.
5.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Flash/Update Leaked Official 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S3 i9300:
Now,to begin with the process to install Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 i9300 , initially you need to download Odin software. Following is the ODIN download link. Odin Galaxy S III
Next, we need to download the Official Jelly Bean SGS III file.Its XXDLJ4. Following is its download link SGS3 Official Jelly Bean file
Having done with the downloading, you will get a I9300XXELK4_I9300OJKELK5_ILO.zip.Extract it to get a I9300XXELK4_I9300OJKELK5_HOME.tar.md5
Now you need to switch of your device –> Galaxy S3 i9300 and then your device need to boot in the download mode. In order to do the same , do press and hold simultaneously the power and volume down and the home button and then release it once the phone is in download mode !!
Now with the phone being in download mode, connect your phone into the PC via USB cable and then open the ODIN tool (Downloaded from step 1). Once the phone is connected , ID:COM section in the top left corner would become yellow thereby indicating that connection has been established with the device successfully.
Now make sure that you tick on F.Reset Time and Auto Reboot Checkboxes
Now in the PDA tab in odin , upload the file you had extracted (from step 2).
Now everything required has been set.You can check the image below.Off course you need to upload that .tar file in PDA section by pressing on PDA tab!!You will see that file appearing in the PDA section (not shown in the image)
Now in order to start the process to update Jelly Bean Official Android 4.1.2 on Galaxy S3, click on the start tab and in no time, it will install Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S III . While this process is on your device may/may not reboot several times but no need to worry about it.
Then when the final reboot takes place,”Pass” would be displayed on top left corner in ODIN and also the phone will automatically reboot and then you can disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 from Computer.
Step 9 :
Now after the Reboot Official Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 Multi Window /View has been updated on Galaxy S III i9300 version.Time to Rejoice !! Enjoy stable,smooth,fast and responsive Galaxy S3 i9300 with loads of new features