If you planning to flash Android 4.4.2 based KitKat ROM on your Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 then you must have a KitKat compatible custom recovery such as latest TWRP Recovery 22.214.171.124 or higher version. We already covered Android 4.4 KitKat ROM for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300, that’s why we decided to write an installation process of TWRP Recovery 126.96.36.199 on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 for those who yet to install this latest TWRP recovery. TWRP is touch supported recovery that’s why its prefer by many over CWM recovery.
If you don’t know then, stock recovery comes with various limitation including lack of backup and flashing a custom firmware ability. On the other hand custom recovery such as TWRP recovery allow you to do various task including ability to flash custom ROMs and other signed zip, backup and restore whole system, can clear Dalvik cache, can fix permission and many more. The latest TWRP Recovery 188.8.131.52 also comes with various added features. Here is a list of features that added to latest TWRP Recovery 184.108.40.206.
Also see: Install ClockworkMod Recovery 220.127.116.11 on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 - How To
TWRP Key Features:
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.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide. [Optional]
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].
If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install TWRP Recovery 18.104.22.168 on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300.
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Congrats! You just installed latest TWRP Recovery 22.214.171.124 (unofficial) on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. To boot into recovery, turn your device off then press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button for few seconds and soon you will see the TWRP Recovery 126.96.36.199 screen.
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