Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE CM 13 (CyanogenMod 13) Marshmallow ROM – i9305

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  • #2657

    shibaa987
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    Galaxy S3 LTE CM13 Marshmallow Custom ROM is brought to you by developer Winxuser and p.a.n. In addition to this ROM we also have the Lineage 14.1 for Galaxy S3 LTE (i9305) and we also have the Android Nougat 7.0 CyanogenMod 14/CM14 for Galaxy S3 LTE (i9305). If you want some more Lineage OS ROMs then stay tuned to the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM Devices list page. I have got another build which is brought to you by developer limjh16. These are the latest builds from all of the developers with lots of bug fixes and improved stability. Current status of both the ROMs are UNKNOWN and hence I always recommend to have a NANDROID backup using a recovery such as TWRP or any other of your lovely current ROM so that you can roll back if you are unsatisfied of this ROM. For more CM13 ROM updates and OFFICIAL update of Galaxy S3 LTE CM13, you can have a look on the big CyanogenMod 13 devices list.

    DISCLAIMER:
    Installing custom ROM requires a custom recovery to be installed on your device, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup your all data. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you. Neither the developer nor we will be held responsible for any disaster that happens to your device.

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Not Known (Backup before flash)

    Galaxy S3 LTE CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow ROM

    Required links and downloads for the CM13 Galaxy S3 LTE (i9305) Custom ROM:


    We also have the MIUI 6 ROM for i9305, in case if you like:
    Galaxy S3 LTE i9305 MIUI KitKat ROM

    Flashing Galaxy S3 LTE CM13 (GT-i9305) CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow Custom ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing CyanogenMod 13 for the first time to your S3 LTE i9305, or coming from another ROM:

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider backing up your phone data or take a nandroid backup. Here is how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.

      Points to NOTE:
      – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
      – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
      – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

      • Make sure you have a TWRP installed on your Galaxy S3 LTE.
        If you don’t have a recovery then download it from the above link and see if the below guide works for you:
        How to Install TWRP on Samsung using Odin for the .tar TWRP file.
      • Download and Copy the GApps and CyanogenMod ROM ZIP to your device.
      • Take a backup using a synchronization application or using Samsung Smart Switch or if you have TWRP installed then you can take a NANDROID backup using the TWRP itself.
      • Boot into Recovery. Make sure to have already flashed a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP on the phone.
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.
      • First flash the CM ROM ZIP from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
        Use the same guide to flash the GApps too.
      • Reboot and Enjoy the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow ROM on your Galaxy S3 LTE i9305.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of CyanogenMod 13.0:

    The first boot may take long time, so don’t panic and be sure that you have enough battery backup. Let the phone reboot and then enjoy the official CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow ROM on Galaxy S3 LTE.

    After this CM13 installation you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT Access on CM13/CyanogenMod 13.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Galaxy S3 LTE (i9305) forum For other Android Nougat ROMs, CyanogenMod 14 ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    #3770

    juliengarrigue
    Participant

    Hello! Thank you for that info. What are the known issues on that ROM?

    Regards,

     

    JG

    #9519

    Uwe Hahn
    Participant

    Hi!
    I’m completely frustrated. I’ve been trying to flash my S3 LTE for many days now. But it always fails. I tried all mentioned CM 13 ROMs. And in addition I tried the newest CM 14 ROM as well.
    I use twrp-3.0.2-1-i9305. The whole flashing process works fine and smoothly. No error nor warning.
    But once it comes to reboot I stuck in boot-loop. I tried all the well known methods (swipe before and after flash, battery out and in and so on). Nothing works.
    Just for testing I also used an older CM10 ROM. This one boots fine but I wanted to have a newer one.
    I have no idea how to debug what is going on. Are there subversion of S3 LTE hardware which might run into compatibility issues? I bought mine in Germany.
    Any help is highly appreciated!
    Regards

    #9597

    Uwe Hahn
    Participant

    O.k., Ich habe das Problem gefunden. Das Handy war nicht gerootet.
    Ich habe dann erstmal den passenden ROM der bereits root enthält geladen und danach das CM13 hinterhergeschoben. Und schon ging alles.

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