I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 JB Firmware For Galaxy S3 I9300 - How To Guide

I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware update for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 is now rolled out by Samsung. The firmware update rolled out in various countries including Montenegro, United Arab Emirates, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Ukraine, Philippines, Indonesia, Poland, Vietnam, France, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, Czech Republic, Norway, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Luxembourg, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Hungary, South East Europe, Greece, Portugal, Open Austria, Netherlands, Slovenia, Romania and United Kingdom.; and can also be downloaded for a manual update. Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 comes with Android 4.0.4 ICS which later updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and now its your chance to upgrade it to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Continue reading this guide to learn how to get official stock I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware running on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. Nearly all possible ways to update your device to this firmware is discussed here. One thing you should note that flashing or installing official firmware restore kernel hence your root access will be void, in short it will unroot it.

Rooting Guide: Root I9300XXUGMK6 Galaxy S3 I9300 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware

I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean stock firmware available on both OTA and Kies update. However, if you can’t get it from there then you can always flash I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 manually. We will discuss all available update methods. You should always try OTA or Kies method first and when both method don’t work then only try manual flashing. 

Related: Download Official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean For Galaxy S3 I9300 [Updated List]

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Warning: This tutorial is only for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Though official firmware restore all existing data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation such as bootloop fix.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2.  Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. [Guide].

How To Update Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 via OTA

  1. First of all make sure you have stable internet connection (Wi-Fi or data network) on your device.
  2. Now, go to Android app drawer and then select Settings.
  3. Then locate About Device and tap on it.
  4. Next select Software update from About device screen.
  5. Then tap on Update option.
  6. You should see an update, press OK to download and install. (Remember, download using 3G or network data will incur additional charges to your phone bill!)
  7. Soon your device will reboot to complete the installation process.
If you see “The latest update have already been installed” massage while checking update then your device yet to receive an OTA update. Check back within few days or jump to next procedure.

How To Update Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 via Kies

  1. Make sure you have stable internet connection on your computer.
  2. Now download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
  3. Turn on your device (if it off) and then connect it to computer with USB cable.
  4. Run Samsung Kies and wait for it to detect your device.
  5. You should see a New Firmware Upgrade is available at Samsung Kies home screen.
  6. Press the Firmware Upgrade button to proceed.
  7. Follow on screen instruction and soon you will see your device running upgrade and reboot automatically. Once done, you can disconnect your device from computer.
Again! If you see “This is the latest firmware” in Samsung Kies, then your device yet to receive the latest update on Kies. Its good time to go for manual update instruction that located below.

[Note: You can install any firmware listed below despite availability in other countries, except those which comes with carrier name.]

 * I9505XXUEML6 Stock Firmware List Updated On February 12, 2013.

I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware Downloads

France: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VGFGML1_VGF.zip

United Arab Emirates: I9300XXUGNA7_I9300OJVGNA1_LYS.zip

Tunisia: I9300XXUGNA7_I9300OJVGNA1_TUN.zip

Morocco (MAT): I9300XXUGNA7_I9300OJVGNA1_MAT.zip

Turkey: I9300XXUGNA7_I9300OJVGNA1_TUR.zip

Montenegro: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300TMTGML1_TMT.zip
 
Germany: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300MBCGML1_MBC.zip

United Arab Emirates: I9300XXUGNA7_I9300OJVGNA1_XSG.zip

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH TELECOM): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300BHTGML1_BHT.zip

Ireland: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300TSIGML1_TSI.zip

Italy (TIM): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300TIMGML1_TIM.zip

Switzerland: I9300XXUGNA5_I9300AUTGNA1_AUT.zip

Thailand: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_THL.zip

Spain (Yoigo): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300YOGGML1_YOG.zip

Germany (1&1): I9300XXUGNA2_I9300XEGGNA1_XEG.zip

United Kingdom (O2): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300O2UGNA1_O2U.zip

Cyprus (Cytamobile Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_CYO.zip

Ukraine (Kyivstar): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXEGML2_SEK.zip

Philippines (Smart): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_SMA.zip

Indonesia: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_XSE.zip

Philippines (Globe): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_GLB.zip

Philippines: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_XTE.zip

Poland (PLUS): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300PLSGML1_PLS.zip

Vietnam: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_XXV.zip

France (NRJ): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300NRJGML1_NRJ.zip

Poland (Play): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300PRTGML1_PRT.zip

Vietnam: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_XEV.zip

Sweden: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VDSGML1_VDS.zip

Philippines (Sun): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OLBGML1_XTC.zip

Denmark (3): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300HTDGML1_HTD.zip

Russia (MegaFon): I9300XXUGML2_I9300MGFGNA1_MGF.zip

Ukraine (Kyivstar) (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXEGML3_SEK.zip

Bulgaria (VVT): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_VVT.zip

Kazakhstan (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXEGML2_SKZ.zip

Serbia (Telenor): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_MSR.zip

Russia (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXEGML2_SER.zip

Slovakia: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_ORS.zip

Sweden (Tre): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300HTSGML1_HTS.zip

Bulgaria: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300GBLGML1_GBL.zip

Turkey: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OJVGML1_TUR.zip

Czech Republic (O2C): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300O2CGML1_O2C.zip

Germany (O2): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VIAGML1_VIA.zip

Norway (Telenor): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300TENGML1_TEN.zip

Uzbekistan: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300UBLGML1_UBL.zip

Ukraine (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXEGML2_RTL.zip

Macedonia: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VIMGML1_VIM.zip

Uzbekistan (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXEGML2_CAC.zip

Uzbekistan: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300UCLGML2_UCL.zip

Russia: I9300XXUGML2_I9300SVZGML3_SVZ.zip

Italy (H3G): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300HUIGML1_HUI.zip

Serbia (Telekom): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_TSR.zip

Bosnia and Herzegovina: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_ERO.zip

Croatia (TELE2): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_TWO.zip

France: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_XEF.zip

Kazakhstan: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXEGML1_SKZ.zip

Germany (E-Plus): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300EPLGML1_EPL.zip

Russia (La Fleur): I9300XXUGML2_I9300QVZGML3_SVZ.zip

Luxembourg: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300LUXGMK1_LUX.zip

Serbia (VIP): I9300XXUGML2_I9300OXFGML2_TOP.zip

Croatia: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXFGML1_TRA.zip

Bulgaria (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QBLGML1_GBL.zip

Ukraine: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXEGML1_RTL.zip

Montenegro: I9300XXUGML2_I9300OXXGML3_TEM.zip

France (Bouygues): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300BOGGML1_BOG.zip

Slovenia (Mobitel): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300MOTGML1_MOT.zip

Hungary (Telenor): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300PANGML1_PAN.zip

Uzbekistan: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXEGML1_CAC.zip

Russia: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXEGML1_SER.zip

Luxembourg (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QUXGML1_LUX.zip

Bulgaria (VVT) (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXFGML1_VVT.zip

South East Europe: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_SEE.zip

Spain: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_PHE.zip

Greece: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_EUR.zip

Portugal (TPH): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_TPH.zip

Czech Republic: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_XEZ.zip

Hungary: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXFGML1_XEH.zip

Poland: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300OXXGML1_XEO.zip

Baltic: I9300XXUGML2_I9300OXFGML2_SEB.zip

Netherlands: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300PHNGMK1_PHN.zip

Baltic (La Fleur): I9300XXUGML2_I9300QXFGML2_SEB.zip

Czech Republic (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QEZGMK1_XEZ.zip
 
Bulgaria (La Fleur): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300QXFGML1_BGL.zip

Switzerland: I9300XXUGML2_I9300AUTGML1_AUT.zip

Germany: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300DBTGMK2_DBT.zip

Romania (Cosmote): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300COAGML1_COA.zip

Open Austria: I9300XXUGMK6_I9300ATOGMK1_ATO.zip

France (SFR): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_SFR.zip

Netherlands (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VDF.zip

Portugal (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_TCL.zip

Italy (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_OMN.zip

Czech Republic (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VDC.zip

Ireland (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VDI.zip

Croatia (VIPNET): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VIP.zip

Austria (A1): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_MOB.zip

Greece (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VGR.zip

Slovenia (Si.mobil): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_SIM.zip

Romania (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_CNX.zip

United Kingdom: BTU-I9300XXUGMK6-20131216145831.zip 

United Kingdom (Vodafone): I9300XXUGMK6_I9300VFGGMK4_VOD.zip

[Please Note: After flashing this firmware you will lost any installed custom ROM including CM10.2, AOKP, Avatar, Beanstalk, Omni ROM, Slim ROM, Pac-Man, Paranoid Android, LiquidSmooth or Carbon.]

How To Install I9300XXUGMK6 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean On Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Manually

  1. Download Odin v3.09.
  2. Extract Firmware zip file that you downloaded earlier from above link, you will get a .tar.md5 file and some other files (optional).
  3. Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.09.exe along with few other files.
  4. Power off your Android device. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
  5. Now, put the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300  in Download Mode by pressing and holding down the Home & Volume Down button together while pressing the Power button. A warning screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
  6. Now run Odin3 v3.09.exe (see Step 3) as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete the process smoothly (only applicable Windows Vista and higher).
  7. Now connect your device to your PC using USB cable. An “Added!!” massage will appear in Odin’s message box. If you don’t get the same then you should try another USB port (try USB port located in back in your desktop PC). If that too don’t work then you should reinstall the driver. If you successfully see the “Added!!” message in Odin then you are ready to go in next step. You should also see COM port with a number in Yellow if you successfully added your device.
  8. Click the AP Button, and select that .tar.md5 file that you get in Step 2.
  9. In Odin window, make sure only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected.
  10. Double check everything that we mentioned in Step 8 & Step 9 above. Now, once satisfied hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
  11. Once flashing completed, your Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.
Congrats! You just updated your Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware. Go to Settings > About device to verify this firmware update.

Fix Boot Loop Issue On Galaxy S3 GT-I9300

If Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 stuck at booting animation for more than 10 minutes after Step 11 then follow below instructions:
  1. Go to recovery mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together.
  2. Now perform Wipe data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting reboot system now function. In recovery mode use Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select the option.
Please note, performing wiping task will erase your device internal memory data and not external SD card data.

That’s it! Let us know about your latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean experience.

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