Update Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 with Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Resurrection Remix ROM

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By Precious Silva | February 1, 2014 2:43 PM EST

Even without the official update of the Android 4.4.2 KitKat in some regions, Samsung Galaxy S3 owners can still update to the OS. A custom ROM based on Android 4.4.2 is now available for Samsung Galaxy S3. Specifically, the Resurrection Remix ROM for Samsung Galaxy S3 of Android 4.4.2 is now available. People will have to be careful when flashing the update. 

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Models hold a Samsung 'Galaxy S3 mini' (R) phone and a 'Galaxy S3' phone during the mini's world premiere in Frankfurt October 11, 2012.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 was introduced back in May 2012. The device features a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 8MP primary camera and a quad-core Exynos chip. It is important for users to understand that the custom ROM is for international variants. Forcing to use the update with any other type of device may compromise the unit. 

The Resurrection Remix ROM comes from the latest release of the Android Open Source Project. The custom ROM update comes with Paranoid Android, AOKP, CyanogenMod including the original builds of the REMIX ROM. Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 unit owners can expect the update to offer more stable performance. There are more customizable options, features for power and additional features. 

New Custom Features of the update include:

  • HALO & Colors
  • PIE & Colors
  • Hybrid Settings
  • Music Toggle
  • Halo toggle
  • Hybrid Toggle
  • Full AOKP toggles
  • Pitch Black UI Mode
  • ListView Animations
  • Disable full screen keyboard
  • Keyboard rotation/rotation time
  • Lockscreen see through
  • Show Wi-Fi name
  • Headset action
  • Low battery warning
  • Lock clock widget
  • Dash clock widget
  • Privacy guard
  • Permission management
  • Lockscreen tint colors
  • Ribbons
  • Lockscreen wallpaper
  • Power sounds
  • Share ROM
  • More batteries
  • Changelog
  • Lockscreen options and targets
  • Center Clock/No clock/Right Clock
  • AM/PM display
  • AOKP clocks and Digital Clock
  • New Wallpapers
  • Volume rocker moves cursor when keyboard is open (optional)
  • Nova/Stock launcher included
  • %1 battery mod and CircleMod battery

Users must be careful in flashing their devices. Providers of the update cannot be held responsible for what happens to the device following update. Users can update their own risk. Flashing instructions are similar to other custom ROM procedures. Refer to XDA site for instructions

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Models hold a Samsung 'Galaxy S3 mini' (R) phone and a 'Galaxy S3' phone during the mini's world premiere in Frankfurt October 11, 2012.
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