A few days ago Samsung started to release the long awaited update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S3. Want to update your device with Kies? today in AndroidADN we show you how.

Upgrading to Jelly Bean is available in several Eastern European countries, and gradually will be hitting to the rest of Europe. How to know if the update is available in your region? Follow this tutorial.

Update Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with Kies

1 – The first thing you have to do is download and install Samsung Kies on your computer from any of the following links:

2 – After installing Kies, connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 to the PC via the USB cable. When you open Kies, drivers will load and you will see an image of the device and the model number.

3 – Then go to “Firmware Update” to see if updates are available. There should jump a window saying that the update to Jelly Bean is available.

If nothing appears, you should go to Settings-> firmware update Settings and make sure that the automatic download option is selected.

NOTE: Remember that before upgrading is recommended that you back up your most important files.

4 – If the message says that the new firmware is available, click Upgrade Firmware to start the update process.

If the update is not available in your region, you can also update your smartphone with Odin using the following tutorial:

Update Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 4.1 JB with Odin

5 – Once the process is complete, you have already installed Jelly Bean Android 4.1.1 on your Samsung Galaxy S3 with Kies!

Questions and doubt about terms used in tutorial? check this Android Dictionary or our Tutorial for Beginers.

Esteban Cejas

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