In this tutorial we will show you how to install the Stock Android 4.3 Firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3. The Firmware we use in this Tutorial has a Vodafone branding (Germany) and also removes your Root-Rights. To install this Custom Firmware you wont need Root or a Bootloader Unlock, we will just use ODIN. Before you start with this tutorial check the Firmware Details to find out if this firmware really is for your device.

[tabs tab1=“Firmware Details“][tab id=1]Model: GT-I9300
Country: Germany (Vodafone)
Version: Android 4.3
Datum:  November 2013[/tab][/tabs]

Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 Android 4.3 Stock Firmware

Backup Tutorials

Google automatically saves your contacts but doesn’t sync other files on your device. Check the following tutorials to completely backup your device.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3

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Attention: After you install this Stock Firmware your Samsung Galaxy S3 will not be rooted anymore. To find out how to root your Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3 check out it tutorial: Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Root Tutorial

Important Informations

  • Always use a USB-Port from the backside of your PC
  • Always use the original USB cable
  • Always use a fully charged device
  • Always Backup your Device first

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Install Tutorial


  1. Download the USB-Drivers for your Samsung Galaxy S3 and install them on your pc
  2. Download ODIN and the Firmware file
  3. Power off your Samsung Galaxy S3
  4. Power on your device while holding Volume Down + Home-Button until you see the Android symbol with a yellow triangle. To enter the Download-Mode simply press the Power Button once
  5. Connect your S3 via usb to your pc
  6. Launch ODIN and wait until one of the ID:COM fields changes to yellow indicating that ODIN found your phone
  7. Extract the Contents of the Firmware file and select them in ODIN as follows:
  8. Click on the „PDA“ Button and select the File with „CODE“ in the name
  9. Click on the „PHONE“ Button and select the file with „MODEM“ in the name
  10. Click on The „CSC“ Button and select the file with „CSC“ in the name
  11. Click on the „PIT“ Button and select the file with the extension .pit
  12. Check if under „Option“ „Auto Reboot“ and „F.Reset Time“ are checked, if not check them now
  13. To start the installation click on the „Start“ Button
  14. Your device should reboot now and boot into Android 4.3