I9305XXUFOL2 update Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 to Android 4.4.4

I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 is the new official firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 and now it is available and you can download it from Galaxy Rom Website and get help to updating and installing it with our Complete Tutorial. There are several ways to install XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat on your Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 so, read this tutorial and you will be able to get the new update easily.We recommended that you always update your Android OS on your Android Device because it will improve the performance of your Phone.


Read this tutorial carefully and do it on you own risk. Galaxy Rom Website Team are not responsible for any damage caused on your phone , so be careful

when you do anything and make sure that you are doing it with the right way.

Please read the notes before installing the Official ROM/Firmware KitKat 4.4.4 Phone Samsung Galaxy S3

Update I9305XXUFOL2 Firmware ON Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat

  1. Installation of this ROM/Firmware on your own risk and as we said Galaxy Rom Website Team are notresponsible for any damage caused on your phone .
  2. This ROM/Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 only ,So don’t install iton any othe-Update-Android-4.4.4-KitKat-on-Galaxy-S3r
    Samsung device .Check your device model and be sure that is matched the
    same Model here in this tutorial . Go to Settings > About Phone >
    Model Number .
  3. Make a backup for your personal data to avoid datalosing.
  4. Make sure that your battery is 50% at least before starting the updateprocess.
  5. Don’t move or remove the USB cable during the Firmware installation Process.
  6. Attached images are examples only, so you may find some difference, but allsteps are same at all.
  7. Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Samsung device by going to developeroptions ( If you can’t find Developer Options you must show it by going to Settings >About phone then tab 7 times on Build Number and you will get message tell you that thedeveloper options are enabled , See the image below).
  8. All the above notes are very important and you must follow them before proceeding the installation process.

Rom Official Firmware Details for KitKat 4.4.4

Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305

Model Name:Samsung Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305
Version:Android 4.4.4

Files required for installing the Official ROM/Firmware 4.4.4 KitKat on Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305

File nameDetails download the file
Samsung USB Driver| Here | or you can download Samsung Kies and you will

be already have the USB driver

Samsung kiesDownload Samsung program kies | Here |.
Unzip ProgramUnzip compressed files program you need to decompress For Firmware files | Here |.
Desktop Odin 3.10.7Desktop Odin 3.10.7 . Odin program can help you installing and updating the Official

ROM/Firmware manually through it | Here |.

Remember: that you can download this Official ROM/Firmware for another country and installing it on your Phone , but the version must be compatible.Samsung rolled out the firmware for the following countries.

The firmware which are unbranded or not locked to any carrier, it doesn’t matter which country or region you will flash on any Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305

Download Official Firmware Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305

Greece (Cosmote): I9305XXUFOL2_I9305COSFOL2_COS

Croatia (T-Mobile): I9305XXUFOL2_I9305CROFOL2_CRO


After the download you can Now, follow our tutorial to learn how to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat I9305XXUFOL2 official firmware on Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 follow this explanation to figure out how to install Samsung official Firmware ROMS |How to update and install the firmware for Samsung  phones by Odin /Kiss/OTA|or follow our tutorial in that page You can install Official ROM/Firmware update on your Android Samsung Galaxy Phone by several ways as we shown below , so do one of the following methods :


If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod,Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device.

However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.

How To Install the Official ROM/Firmware via Samsung

Kies and OTA (Over The Air) ?

Installing Official ROM/Firmware on Samsung Galaxy

phones through PC via Samsung Kies ?

  1. Be sure that your PC is connected to the Internet , setup the Samsung KiesUtility , and connect your phone to your PC Via USB Cable .
  2. Run the Samsung Kies Utility and it will recognize your Samsung Phone.
  3. On Samsung Kies Home Screen , you’ll see a notification say that a “New Firmware Upgrade is available” . If it said that“You have the latest Firmware update” it means thatyou didn’t have the latest Firmware on Kies yet ,So you can check back later, or tryflashing this Firmware manually with (Odin).
  4. Click the “Firmware Upgrade” to startthe update process.
  5. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
  6. After finishing the updating process your Phone will rebootautomatically.
  7. After the reboot you can disconnect your Phone from your PC.

Installing Official ROM/Firmware Android KitKat on

Samsung Galaxy through OTA (Over The Air) ?

  1. Connect your Android Phone to a Wi-Fi network or mobile data (Internet) andbe sure to have a stable Internet connection (It is not recommended to use Mobile Databecause of the high cost).
  2. Go to Settings>About then click on Update or update option (if youreceived a message says that “The latest update have already been installed” and you do not receive any updates yet, try through Samsung kies , If not, do it with Odin manually)
    If you have a message “ New firmware update available “ Click OK to start the downloading and installation process.
  3. After finishing the updating process your Phone will rebootautomatically.

Installing Official ROM/Firmware I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4KitKat on Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 through Odin?

The previous methods for receiving Official ROM/Firmware update I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat on your Samsung Galaxy S3 are the official methods, but most of us doing it with the manual method through the Odin , So the following steps will show you how to do it with Odin program .

  1. Install the Samsung USB driver .
  2. Unzip the ROM file and you will have this file with this name I9305UXXDLJ5_I9305UODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5 It is the I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official ROM/Firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 open Odin .
  3. Now press the AP button and choose the ROM file with .tar.md5 that you justextracted it . See the
    following picture:
    Now press the AP button and choose the ROM file with .tar.md5 that you just extracted it . See the following picture:
  4. Now we will get into the download mode in your Samsung device .
    To enter the download mode do the following , Turn off the device and then press andhold this three buttons (volume down button + Home button + power button ) .
    buttons (volume down button + Home button + power button ) .
  5. You will have this alert as shown in the following picture, so press VolumeUp button to continue .
    press Volume Up button to continue .
    You will have this alert as shown in the following picture, so press Volume Up button to continue . press Volume Up button to continue .
  6. After pressing the Volume Up button you are now on the download mode andready for
    flashing. You will find a screen like the screen in the following picture .
    After pressing the Volume Up button
  7. Volume Up button you are now on the download mode and ready for flashing
    Now you are already have the Samsung USB Driver and when you entered the Download
    Mode as shown in the previous picture, you can now connecting your Samsung
    Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 via USB Cable then you will find that your PC
  8. Now Go back to Odin to see if the ID:COM box’s color turned into blue coloror not, this blue color means that your Samsung Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 connectedsuccessfully and the Odin
    recognized it as shown in the following picture:
    ID-COM-box-turned-to-blue P600KXUCOL2 Update Firmware ON GALAXY Note 10.1 Wi-Fi 2014 Edition SM-P600 to Android 4.4.2 kitkat
  9. Make sure that the “AutoReboot” and “F. ResetTime” options only are checked.
  10. Click on the Start button in Odin to start the flashing process, You willfind the blue color progress bar then will turn into black with white square ( Don’ttouch anything in the Odin program or in your
    phone and also don’t move your phone or the USB cable to avoid errors ).
    If the flashing process completed successfully you will find the PASS! Message with green
    background as shown in the following picture. It means that the operation completedsuccessfully and now you can disconnecting your phone safely.
    I9500ZSUHOK2 update GALAXY S4 GT-I9500 to Android 5.0.1
  11. If the flashing process completed successfully you will find the PASS! Afterinstalling that firmware your phone will reboot automatically and we can say to you nowcongratulations you have now the Official Firmware
    I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat on your Phone Samsung Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305.

Another method :

  1. Download Android 4.4.4 I9305XXUFOL2 Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 from the previous download links.
  2. Download Odin V 3.10.7
  3. Switch off your Phone and enter the Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305into Download Mode by
    pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home +Power buttons(long press until the boot screen appear), now pressVolume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Extract the downloaded Odin3.10.7 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.10.7.exe file as administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run asadministrator).
  5. Now connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 to your computer via USB cable.
  6. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COMsection and you will find a text appearing in the message box, it means that your devicehas been detected by Odin.
  7. Make sure that the “AutoReboot” and “F. Reset Time” optionsonly are checked.
  8. Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware filewith that extension .tar.md5
    In Odin screen, click on PDA button and select the firmware file with the .tar.md5 extension (You will find the firmware file name looks like something like that :I9305UXXDLJ5_I9305UODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5.
  9. Now, click on the Startbuttonto begin the installation process, wait for a few moments untilthe installation process completed.
  10. When the installation process is completed, you will see the PASS! message with a green backgroundappears in the ID:COM port.
  11. Your Phone will automatically reboots after installation processfinishing.
  12. You can now disconnect your Phone from your PC safely .
  13. It’s done !!

Solution Boot Loop

If your device stuck in boot loop after installing the firmware update like I9305XXUFOL2 Official Firmware Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305, then you can do the following method:

If the Phone has stopped more than 15 minutes on the main boot screen or you see a screen of death as it known follow the following:

  1. Remove the battery from your phone.
  2. Power on your phone in the Recovery mode by pressing the next three buttons( volume down button + home button + power button ).
  3. Now select WipeData/Factory Resetand Wipe Cache Partition. You cannavigate inside Recovery mode by using the sound buttons. After finishing you should now click on reboot
  4. Now the problem should fixed.

Guide to help you in installing Root on Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 – I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat .

We also work at provides a detailed explanation of how the root I9305XXUFOL2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Phone Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 detailed explanation you the from the following link:
Explain How to Get Root on Phone Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 4.4.4 KitKat
In the absence of a special link to download root above this means that we will put in the nearest time

Here is the topic has ended and has got the Official Firmware update for your device and

also to root if availability.

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