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Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747M to Android 4.4.2 KitKat VLUFNF2

Are you a Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747M user? Then I bring you a very good news here. Of late the latest android build .4.2 KitKat VLUFNF2 [I747MVLUFNF2] has been released for the Galaxy S III SGH-I747M device. If you are a user of the same device, then you can update it right now with the latest Android build. But wonder how to update? Don’t worry. I bring you here the step-by-step guide to update your Galaxy S III Smartphone on the latest firmware build. Then what to wait for? Simply follow the steps I mention and do the needful in a couple of minutes. But for that you need to take a keen look on some of the essential requirements that makes your update experience hassle-free and keeps your device safe and sound. So let’s take a keen look on the same.  

Make sure to double check the Name and model number of your device before starting the installation since it’s only meant for the Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747M. Using the process with other device might hard brick your device or create bugs in it. Be sure that BlogZamana will not remain responsible for any sort of issues like Bugs, Brick of device or Dead SD Card, if your device experiences any during the installation process. What you do is on your own risk. 


  • One Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747M Smartphone.
  • Original Data Cable
  • One PC preloaded with Samsung S III SGH-I747M drivers. Else at first download and install the drivers on your PC from Samsung’s official website.
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode. You will find the option in the Developer Section of your device.
  • Back Up all important data in Android your device since the update process will erase all data.
  • Keep at least 60% to 70% battery back up in your Galaxy S III SGH-I747M to avoid accidental shut down during installation.


Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned two files and extract the Android 4.4.2 KitKat VLUFNF2 .zip file to the desktop of your PC.
  • Now switch off your  Smartphone and boot it into download mode by long press and hold of the Volume Down Key+Home Buttom+Power Button. Press the Power button again to continue as soon as you see a warning triangle sign on your display.
  • Now launch Odin and connect you device to your PC via USB.
  • You will see the ID: COM box of ODIN screen turning blue along with the COM PORT Number and Added Massage in the below screen, if your device gets connected properly.
  • Now select the PDA button from the ODIN screen and select the file with .tar.md5 extension. Ensure that the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time check boxes are ticked in ODIN and the Re-Partition button is unchecked.
  • Double check the settings and hit the START button to initiate the update process.
  • Wait for sometime and you will see the PASS massage on the ODIN screen with green backdrop once the flashing is complete. Disconnect your Smartphone from your PC when your device restarts.

Congrats!! Now your Galaxy S III SGH-I747M Smartphone device has been successfully updated with the Android Android 4.4.2 KitKat VLUFNF2 Firmware. In case you find any issues in the update process, don’t forget to massage me in the comment section and I shall find out a solution for you instantly.

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