It seems like the users in Poland are the first Galaxy S3 owners that will get a taste of the official Jelly Bean 4.1 Firmware. There are numerous reports indicating that they can update their device via KIES, while the other European and global countries should get the official release in the next hours / days.
Finally, Samsung decided that after almost 3 months since the official announcement of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and now you can check your device and see if you’ve received the OTA notification or you can connect your device to your KIES and verify it manually.
This official XXDLIB firwmare update will revoke any root access. At the end of this post you will find a link that takes you to our own installation guide. You will learn how to manually flash the first official Galaxy S3 XXDLIB Jelly Bean 4.1 firmware using ODIN. That guide is destined for users that do not wish to use KIES and for those users that are still waiting for Samsung to push the OTA update in their respective regions.
XXDLIB Android 4.1 firmware update is destined only for International variant of Galaxy S3 with model number I9300. It will bring the ‘Project Butter’ UI, triple buffering, vsync timings, touch anticipation, smart keyboard, 2 home screen modes, Google Now, Bluetooth Data Transfer for S Beam, Offline Voice dictation. Besides all these, you will get numerous tweaks and improved functions of your already feature-packed Galaxy S3.
Note: In case you want to update to Android 4.1 Jelly Been via KIES or OTA, then the Wi-Fi connection should be enabled and your device’s battery charge level should be over 60%.
If you want to update your I9300 Galaxy S3 smartphone to first Android 4.1 XXDLIB official Firmware, then you should use our guide HERE.
The tutorial is destined for users whose devices didn’t receive the OTA notification and for those that don’t wish to use KIES. Also, note that you will need to use ODIN to flash XXDLIB Jelly Bean and, in case your device is rooted then all data will be wiped and the root access will be completely revoked.
Tell us in comments if you’re satisfied with the latest I9300 XXDLIB Jelly Bean firmware.