Here I bring a complete tutorial where they ensañaré to update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with any OTA firmware either through Odin and custom ROMs.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is one of the most popular Android devices. It emerged as a cheaper version of the Galaxy S3, but its excellent performance and its somewhat smaller size have become a preferred choice among all computer users who want a good quality, cheap and not so great.
So in AndroidZone we bring you a tutorial that explain how to update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini either via OTA, with Odin or custom ROMs. Since new firmwares are released periodically, we will update the post as new firmware out so you have all the options available in one place.
if While not strictly necessary, to perform the steps of that are mentioned in some sections of this tutorial, all data such as contacts, SMS, photos, music and videos will be deleted if they are stored in the phone.
Update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (OTA)
This is the easiest option: update the device via OTA software updates that is built into the device itself.
1 – The first thing to do is connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to a Wi-Fi.
2 – Then we have to go to Settings -> About phone -> Software Updates .
3 – If you already have a Samsung account, then you can go to step 4, otherwise you will be prompted to create one . To do this you must select OK “/ Select” Register “, fill in the fields and select” Register “.
4 – Lastly, the preson Update and the software will search updates automatically. If there is one available for your device in your region, see the sign that updates are available and only need to select “OK “.
Update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (OFFICIAL ROM)
If you tried actualizarte via OTA and have not found any updates available or do not agree with the version of firmware you just installed, you can install another official firmware with Odin.
In this second option see how to update our Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with the flashing process manually with Odin3.
1 – The first thing to do is to know the model of your device as a function of time we should select the ROM unload, and this will depend on the success of the process.
To find the model of your Galaxy S3 Mini have to go to menu Settings> About phone and see the model number. For example, if we have the international version, the model number is GT-I8190.2 – Then, we download Odin3 and OFFICIAL ROM for that model to the PC:
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I8190T) – 4.1.2 Android Jelly Bean (DCAMA3)
Samsung Mini Galaxy S3 (GT-I8190) – Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (XXAMB3)
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i8190) – Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (XXAMB2)
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i8190N) – 4.1.2 Android Jelly Bean (DXALL7)
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i8190) – 4.1.2 Android Jelly Bean (XXAMA1)
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i8190) – 4.1.2 Android Jelly Bean (XXAMA2)
Mini Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i8190) – 4.1.2 Android Jelly Bean (DXALL3)
3 – Then download the ROM for your device, you must unzip the firmware file with WinZip or WinRAR Odin3.
4 – Then connect your Galaxy S3 Mini to the PC via the Original USB cable and activate the USB debugging option from the menu Settings> System Settings> Options Development> USB Debugging .
5 – Once activated this , you have to turn off the device to start in Mode Download . To do this you must hold Volume Down + center button and simultaneously press Power . If you’ve done well, you should see a green robot.
6 – Once your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is in Download Mode , connect the device to the computer using the original USB cable. There you will see that the section ID: COM is illuminated.
7 – Then in PDA select the firmware you downloaded and click Start to start the update process.
8 – Once the firmware has been updated successfully, you should disconnect the USB cable and turn off the device to Recovery Mode . For this you press the Volume Up + Home button , and while holding both simultaneously press the power button .
9 – Once in Recovery mode , select Wipe data / factory reset and Wipe Cache partition and then restart the mobile by selecting Reboot system now with the help of the volume keys to scroll.
10 – Ready! Now you can enjoy the latest official firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
option to install missing custom ROMs. When you find one that’s worth will go up. If you know of any please let me know so I can upload it.
As I mentioned above, we will update the post as new firmware arise. We appreciate your participation so leave us your thoughts in the comments!
May 9, 2013
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