How to install CyanogenMod 9 stable on Samsung Galaxy S III?

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You will first need to:

1. Root your Galaxy S3.

2. Install a Custom Recovery such as ClockworkMod recovery.

3. Download CyanogenMod 9 stable from here for Samsung Galaxy S III.

Now you have to follow the next steps:

1. After you download the ROM copy it to your Galaxy S3 SD card.

2. Reboot the device in recovery mode (Hold Volume Up, Home, & the Power button, continue to hold all three until the screen flashes, then release all buttons. ).

3. Use the “backup & restore” option to backup all your data

4. If this is the first CyanogenMod installation apply the “factory reset” option.

5. Now apply “wipe cache”

6. In the “advanced” menu find “wipe dalvik cache” and apply it. Return to main menu.

7. Find the “install zip from SD card” option and click it. You will be prompted with a message to “choose zip from SD card”. Choose the  zip file containing CyanogenMod 9 for Samsung Galaxy S3 International ROM.

8. Reboot your Galaxy S3

Wait a little before the reboot is finished. You now have CyanogenMod 9 installed on your Samsung Galaxy S III.

You can also watch this video tutorial that shows you how to install CyanogenMod 9 on Samsung Galaxy S III:

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