The XXDLI3 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean got leaked earlier today. After flashing the ROM, your Galaxy S III must have been unrooted. No need to worry as now you can root Galaxy S III I9300 Running XXDLI3 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Firmware by using CF-Root as given in the tutorial below.
This tutorial will guide you through the entire process of how to root XXDLI3 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S III I9300 (the factory unlocked version). Before starting make sure to download CF-Root Package which contains with SuperSu v0.93, ClockworkMod recovery v5.5 and CWM manager v3.60. Before starting the root process make sure that you have done with the following:
- Installed all USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S III
- Enabled USB debugging mode from the settings menu
- Charge the battery up to at least 85%
- Backup all your data
Now follow the step-by-step instructions:
Step 1. Download CF-Root-SGS3-v6.4.zip for Galaxy S III from here.
Step 2. Download ODIN v1.85 from here.
Step 3. Switch off your phone and go to Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down plus Home buttons, followed by pressing the Power button till you see the Android. Pressing Power button again will enter you in Download Mode.
Step 4. Open ODIN on your computer and connect your phone while its in Download mode.
Step 5. Wait for one of the ID:COM boxes to turn yellow with COM port number.
Step 6. Select the root file that you have to flash on your phone located in the zip file downloaded in step 1.
Step 7. Click on PDA tab and select CF-Root-SGS3-v6.4.tar.
Step 8. Enable the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options in ODIN and click the start button.
Step 9. After the flashing is complete, your phone will restart. When you see the home screen, unplug it from computer.
All done and now your Samsung Galaxy S III has been rooted on Android 4.1.1 XXDLI3 Firmware. To make sure you have successfully rooted your Galaxy S III check the Superuser app in your app list or verify with the Root Checker app available on Google play store. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comments below.