Update Galaxy S4 with Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 Leaked Firmware

Few days back, we posted about how to Update Galaxy S4 with Android 4.3 Test Firmware I9505XXUEMI8, Today we are back again with the new Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 Leaked Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 model. The new firmware is available for download and this new firmware works perfectly as any other official firmware and powered with some new features. Samsung is currently working on the Android 4.3 Jelly bean firmware and the firmware is expected to release in the end of the October. As per the sources this firmware is the final build of the Android 4.3 and works fine on any of Galaxy S4 I9505 models. If you are the Galaxy S4 I9505 smartphone owner and want to try your hand on the new 4.4 firmware, follow the below mention guide to update your device with this new leaked firmware. This firmware will wipe your device and remove all the saved contents form your phone, so do take the full backup of your device before proceeding.

The guide is only for the S4 GT i9505 device, don’t try this firmware on any of your other android smartphones. To apply this update on your phone you need a windows PC, ODIN Flash Too, USB driver and Firmware. If you are ready to update your device, then read all the instruction very carefully and follow all of them on your device and PC one by one. IMPORTANT:– Don’t forget to take the full backup of your phone.


Android 4.3 Test Firmware I9505XXUEMJ3 Details:-

Model: GT-I9505
Country: Open Asia
Version: Android 4.3
Changelist: 1840064
Build date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 23:29:05 +0000
Product Code: OLB

Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) Android 4.3 Update Preview


Pre-requisites and Requirements

a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.

b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Make sure that your Galaxy S4 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.

d) Download the Latest Samsung USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the update  process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to update Galaxy S4. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

Install Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 Leaked Firmware on Galaxy S4 I9505

Step 1. Download the Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 firmware here and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 2.
Download the ODIN application here and extract the folder on your windows desktop.

Step 3. Switch off you phone and wait for 5 seconds, boot your phone in Download more. To do this press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons. Press Volume Up button again to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4. Connect your phone to the pc with USB cable and run the ODIN.exe file to open the application on your desktop.

Step 5.
Once the phone is connected you will see the blue sign in Odin screen.


Now do the following: (Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)

Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);

– Add AP_I9505XXUEMJ3_1840064_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to AP
– Add BL_I9505XXUEMJ3_1840064_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to BL
– Add CP_I9505XXUEMJ3_1840064_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to CP
– Add CSC_OLB_I9505OLBEMJ2_1765174_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to CSC

Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.

Step 6. Click on the start button to start the update process.

Once the update process is finished on your phone, your phone will reboot and this time you will disconnect your device from computer. Now Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 Leaked Firmware is successfully installed on your phone. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.


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