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Downlaod LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3 – i9300

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  • #77916

    siba
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    As I already told that LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3 was on the way, but today here it is. This build of LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3 is brought to you by developer ChronoMonochrome (chrono).

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to ChronoMonochrome and LineageOS project:
    Donate to ChronoMonochrome
    Donate to LineageOS project

    Searching where to download LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3?
    Wondering how to install LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3?
    If you have one of the question for your Galaxy S3, then you are at the right place and here is where to download and how to install LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3, with a step-by-step guide.

    Follow the links to get other LineageOS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.
     

    Downlaod LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3 - i9300
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 WHICH MAY HAVE MINOR BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE BEFORE FLASHING.

    Installing a TWRP recovery on Galaxy S3 may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone.
    You are the only person doing changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Video recording
    – Many other minor BUGs

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL Galaxy S3 ON LineageOS 16 ANDROID 9 PIE ROM:

    HOW TO UPDATE/INSTALL LineageOS 16 FOR Galaxy S3 – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this LineageOS 16 guide:

    1. Fresh installation of Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 ROM
    2. Updating a new Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 on top of previous LineageOS 16 ROM

    Flashing LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3 for the first time:

    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.

     

    1. Download and Copy the LineageOS 16 Gapps and the Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3.

      – Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
      – If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow how to install TWRP on Samsung using ODIN (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)

    3. Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), Cache partition, Dalvik Cache or ART cache and Format the System partition.

      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
      How to backup all data on your Android Device
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    4. Install the Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    5. Then install the Android Pie MindTheGapps for LineageOS 16 package.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Galaxy S3 LineageOS 16 Android 9 Pie ROM.

    Upgrading a new version of LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3 (i9300):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3, LineageOS 16 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
    2. Boot into Recovery.
      – Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the LineageOS 16 ROM update.
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. Install the LineageOS 16 ROM for Galaxy S3.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    5. Reboot and see you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.- Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.
    6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3, then flash the GApps.

      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 16 ROM

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S3.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3.

    After installing LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S3 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    LineageOS 16 ROOT.

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Galaxy S3 (i9300) LineageOS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    #79749

    Aldo Furlan
    Participant

    <pre id=”tw-target-text” class=”tw-data-text tw-ta tw-text-small” dir=”ltr” data-placeholder=”Traduzione” data-fulltext=””><span lang=”en” tabindex=”0″>Hi SIBA & CHRONO thanks to developing LineageOS for s3.

    I tested version 15.1 and it worked great except for the useless PLAY STORE (I had to use UPTODOWN).

    When I read your post I immediately tried 16.0.

    Unfortunately, it starts transmitting the message right away
    “THE BLUETOOTH APP CONTINUES TO BE DISCONTINUED”.
    The app cannot be closed.

    I try the LineageOS on s3 (purchased in 2013) just for fun.
     
    I tried version 20190309 and lineage-16.0-20190411-UNOFFICIAL-i9300.zip
    The result is the same.

    Waiting for your reply, I send you my best regards.

    Aldo Furlan</span>

     

     

    #80447

    Aldo Furlan
    Participant

 
 
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