Good news for all Galaxy S3 users that this phone can be updated to the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat before the official release of Stock Nougat firmware for your Galaxy S3 I9300. All thanks to the Resurrection Remix team to build the latest custom ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Now you can test the latest Android Nougat OS experience on your old smartphone. This latest custom firmware is based on AOSP release along with great performance, customization, power and the newest feature from the developers. The Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom firmware comes with all the official features and also brings some aftermarket features through which you can play and modify your Galaxy S3. This ROM is not officially announced by Samsung but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. Your device should be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Resurrection Remix custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300.
By following this step by step guide, you can install Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on your Galaxy S3 I9300. This amazing custom ROM comes with tons of new features and many Custom features from Resurrection Remix. This is a stable build and smoothly run on your device. The ROM can be used as a daily driver. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 to Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.
Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM Features:
-Navbar Button Customization smartbar
-Double Tap To sleep navbar
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier label Color
-Carrier Label Size
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/landscape/Portrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR logo Color
-Weather Font Style
-Ticker Text color
-Ticker Icon Color
-Power Menu Animations
-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture
-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
-More Pie Features
-Clear All button Switch
-Clear All Tasks Switch
-Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
-Full Screen Recents
-CLock And Alarm Customizations
-Weather Panel Customizations
-Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
-Lockscreen General Shortcuts
-100+ Icons for Shortcuts
-Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
-Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
-Quick PIN/Patter Unlock
-Lockscreen Weather Widget
-Lockscreen Icons Color
-Quick Settings Draggable Tiles
-Dynamic Tiles Adjustment
-Number of columns/rows
-LongPress Toogles to Enter Settings
-Disable Immersive Mode Messages
-Force Expand Notification
-Notification Panel Transparency
-Volume Dialogue Transparency
-Notification Panel Stroke
-Volume Dialogue Stroke
-Advanced Reboot Menu
-Power Menu Customizations
-Reboot(Recovery, Bootloader, Hot Reboot)
-Power Menu End Calls Switch
-On the Go Mode
-Home Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Home Button answer call
-Long Press Actions
-Double Tap Actions
-Menu Button(For devices with HW keys Only)
-Short Press Actions
-Long Press Actions
-Search Button(If Device Supports)
-Short Press Action
-Long Press Action
-Wake Up Device
-Ringtone Volume Control
-Keyboard Cursor Control
-Swap Buttons on Landscape mode
-Volume Key Answer
-Selinux Switch (Switch Between Permissive and Enforcing Selinux if Device has Selinux Enabled)
-Disable Battery Saver Warning Color
-Camera Shutter Sound Enable/Disable
-Enabled By default
-Removed Demo mode and Tweaked SystemUI Tuner As compared To AOSP
-StatusBar Icons Cuzomizations
-Quick Settings Customizations
-Expanded Desktop Mode
-Heads Up Switch and customizations
-Configurable 0,90,180,270 Degree Rotation
-Lock Screen Autorotate Switch
-Native Tap to Wake From Marshmallow
-Double Tap Power Button To enable Camera gesture
-Prevent Accidental Wakeup
-Wake Phone on Charging Plug
-Battery Light Customizations
-Notification Light Customizations
-CM privacy guard
-Performance Tweaks(Kernel Aduitor Inbuilt)
-CM root inbuilt
The Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy S3 I9300. Check the model number of your Galaxy S3 from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy S3 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S3 USB Drivers
- The Galaxy S3 should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Galaxy S3 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy S3 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
How to Flash Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy S3 I9300 with Resurrection Remix ROM
Step No 1: – First, download Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM for Galaxy S3 I9300 on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy S3 I9300 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Resurrection Remix custom ROM.zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy S3 I9300 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy S3 I9300 to the latest Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions while updating you Galaxy S3 I9300.