If you have been looking for updating your Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android Marshmallow then the wait is over. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has been the hot topic for Android users for quite some time now. Finally the company has rolled out its latest Android Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy S3.
Samsung Galaxy S3 is a great smart phone and received a huge positive response from its users from the very beginning. However, since the launch of Galaxy S4 and S5, this model has not received any official update till date. Well, now that the XDA Group have rolled out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with a customised ROM for the S3, users from all over the world can keep their phones up to date and enjoy the latest features.
So, how do you update your Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android Marshmallow?
The process is quite simple and you can do that without a PC.
The requirements for the Marshmallow update:
- This latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is for Samsung Galaxy S3 3G and S3 i9300 only. So, before you start downloading the update, make sure that your device is compatible. If you are not sure about the specifications, you can check it out quite easily. Simply go to the ‘Phone Setting’ and from there the ‘About Phone’ section. Here you can see your phone specification.
- Make sure that your phone battery is charged at least 70%.
- Make sure you have Wi-Fi or 3G data connection available.
Now that you are all set to download the Android Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy S3, here is how you can do it:
Step 1: First you need to download the Custom ROM on your phone. You can use the link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bwp8g-IsofHmWWhjZHRXNGVsLWc/view and download the files from here.
Step 2: Once the download is completed you need to place the folder in the root SD card of your phone.
Step 3: Now you need to go to the CWM Recovery or TWPR Recovery section and wipe data by choosing ‘Factory Reset’.
Step 4: Once your phone is in ‘Factory Reset’, choose ‘Wipe Cache’ option. You may want to take back-up of your phone before starting the Reset.
Step 5: Now go to the ‘Advanced’ option and select ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’.
Step 6: Once done, come back to the CWM Recovery page and select ‘Choose Zip from SD Card’ option.
Step 7: You have already kept the custom ROM marshmallow update zip folder in your SD Card. Select the same.
Step 8: Once you select the zip folder, the update will start automatically. It’ll take some time to complete. Once it is done you’ll receive a notification about successful installation.
Step 9: Return to your home screen and reboot the phone. The reboot will take around 5 minutes to complete.
Step 10: Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Android Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy S3. Once your phone boots up, you’ll be able to use all the latest features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your Samsung Galaxy S3.
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With these 10 easy steps you can download the latest Android update on your Samsung Galaxy S3.
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