How To Update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini With Kitkat 4.4.2 Android Firmware

If you are one of the Samsung Galaxy S3 mobile phone users Mini Android and you want to update your phone with the android firmware 4.4.2 Kitkat sialahkan follow this tutorial.

Official firmware has not been released, but a custom ROM firmware roll. Cyanogen Mod 11 carries this update is very pleasing to the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini.

Please note that because it is a custom ROM firmware that may contain many bugs and will also void the warranty of your phone.

Pre requisites:
  • Before start to update your phone, charge your phone upto 75% or more. So, then it never get switched off during the middle of the process due to low battery. If it happens, this could damage your device. So, try to charge your phone completely, before initiate the updating process.
  • All of us stored some important or personal datas on our phone. By trying rooting process they may get deleted. So, before begin the rooting process, take a backup of all the datas as you feel it is important for future use “especially contact numbers”.
  • Next enable the USB Debugging mode option in your phone by following the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”. This is very much important so then your Karbonn A9+ smartphone can communicate with the computer.
  • Finally, make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S3 mini was rooted. In case you are not sure about that just download the root checker app from Google Play Store and check its status.
Disclaimer : Please be aware that the given below rooting procedures will void the manufacturer warranty of your phone. Although, the given below methods are safe it may brick your phone, in case you attempt any mistake so liability will be yours. I won’t be held responsible for that.

Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini:
  • First, download the KitKat 4.4.2 firmware and Gapps package from here to your computer.
  • Once you have downloaded the files place them on your computer.
  • Next enter into the recovery mode by pressing the Volume Up button and Home Key button.
  • While holding them, you need to switch ON your phone. In case, if you fail to enter into the recovery mode by trying this method, just download the ROM Manager app from Google Play Store and it will help you to go there.
  • So, once you have entered into the recovery mode successfully, clear the cache and wipe the data with the help of appropriate steps.
  • After that select the “install zip from SD card option” and pick the Kitkat file which you have already stored on your SD card.
  • Once it was finished, select the Gapps package and allow it to install on your phone.
  • Once the process was completed, select the “Go Back > Reboot System Now” option and wait until it get finished.
  • To check whether the Kitkat 4.4.2 update was successful on your phone go to the path “Settings > About Phone” where the current firmware version will be there.
That’s it! You have successfully updated the Kitkat 4.4.2 firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini smartphone. Enjoy!