- Download recovery-cwm-touch-220.127.116.11-i9300
- Download Odin v3.04
- Turn off your S3.
- Reboot in Download Mode (Press Home + Volume Down + Power at the same time and hold; Press Volume Up to enter Download Mode)
- Connect the device to the USB port of the PC
- Start Odin by clicking on the downloaded file
- You should see a message 'Added' and a blue box under the ID:COM mark. This means that the Galaxy S3 is connected.
- Check 'Auto Reboot' and 'F.Reset.Time' options
- Select PDA from the left down area in ODIN. Search for the recovery-cwm-touch-18.104.22.168-i9300.tar file you downloaded at step 1.
- Select START
- When the flashing is complete, the phone should reboot.
- CWM Touch Recovery is now installed on your Galaxy S3 i9300 device.
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What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool