Guide – Root Galaxy S3 on I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware

Then new I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware is officially released for Samsung Galaxy S3 device and here is the complete guide which helps you to update your Galaxy S3 to I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware. The good news is that you can also root the new firmware easily with the help of ODIN application, after the rooting you can enjoy lots of custom roms and rooted application on your Samsung Galaxy S3 mobile phone. So below is the guide which will help you to Root Galaxy S3 on I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware. But before rooting your device do check that your device firmware from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” which should be XXUFME7.

Root Galaxy S3 on I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware

Root Galaxy S3 on I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware

Disclaimer: Follow this guide at your own risk. won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.

Before following this rooting guide for Samsung Galaxy S3 install the latest drivers on your Windows PC to Follow the root process, without these drivers you can’t root your device properly. Follow the below mention step on your PC and mobile phone, after that follow the below mention root guide.


a) Take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. So if you lost some of your data in the root process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.

b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Download and install Samsung Drivers from here.

How to Root Galaxy S3 on I9300XXUFME7 Android 4.2.2 Firmware

Step 1. Download the Root package for Samsung Galaxy S3 from here and extracts the file son your desktop, You have to use this file to root your Galaxy S3.

Step 2. Now Download the ODIN flash application on your desktop and extract the same on your desktop, you have to run this application to root the mobile phone.

Step 3. After downloading the both files on your windows desktop, Turn off you device and enter it into Download mode. To do this Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons and when a triangle appears on the phone screen. after that hit the Power button again to continue to enter Download Mode.

Step 4. Now your Samsung Galaxy S3 is on downloading mode and ready to root. Now run the ODIN application on your desktop and connect the mobile phone to PC with USB cable.

Step 5. Now from the ODIN screen click the PDA button and browse the root package file that you downloaded above on Step 1. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.

Step 6. After that Hit the Start button from the ODIN application screen, this will start the root process on your Samsung Galaxy S3.

After some time your device will rebooted, Now you can disconnected your device from the Computer and now your device is rooted. That’s it, now you Samsung Galaxy S3 mobile is rooted on the latest Android 4.2.2 I9300XXUFME7 Firmware.

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