Finally, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is available for Galaxy S3 mini I8190. Samsung cares for their users and launched the lollipop update for their mid-range smartphone and Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is from the luckiest phone which receives the Lollipop update. Lollipop is a good and well-featured update which is available for all the best smartphones of Android and especially for Samsung Smartphones. If you want to update your phone then keep in mind that this is an unofficial Update and this will be void your phone’s warranty. Those who are willing to update Galaxy S3 mini I8190 on 5.1.1 Lollipop then this is the best article to update their phone from a new OmniROM LMY47V.
OmniROM is a new custom firmware which is now available for users of Galaxy S3 mini. OmniROM is updated to the latest OMNI 5.1.1 Lollipop which code base with build LMY47V for Galaxy S3 mini. It has many new features and bugs free firmware.
This method is only for Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini model I8190 and checks the model before proceeding. Make sure that your mobile is rooted on the latest firmware and before going for updating. This guide is only for advanced users, if you don’t know the whole process then do not try this because if something wrong happens then your mobile goes unusual. Androidfunz.com will not be responsible for any kind of loss or breakage.
- Ist of all backup all the important data from your mobile.
- Enable USB Debugging mode from your phone. This will be done with the help of the following method Setting >> Developer Option >> USB Debugging.
- Charge your phone up to 60% to avoid the power issue during the process.
- Check the model number of your phone, it must be I8190.
- Your phone must be rooted with the latest recovery system installed on it.
- If your device gets stuck on booting animation or experience boot loop after flashing the ROM then perform wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache for a few times before rebooting the device.
How to Update Galaxy S3 mini I8190
Install the Omni ROM file from the above link in your PC. Copy that file into the root folder of mobile SD Card. Do not copy on other folders.
Download TWRP recovery file on the S3 mini from the above link.
Now for going into recovery mode. Turn off your mobile. Then press Power + Home + Volume Up at the same time until the TWRP logo appears on the screen.
In the recovery mode, create a backup of the current ROM. Just go to the recovery menu and select the Backup and do a swipe on the Swipe to Backup option.
After completing the process perform full factory wipe, wipe/system and dalvik cache.
Now return to the recovery menu and tap Install and then head over to the location where you have saved the ROM. Select the ROM and click on the Swipe to Confirm Flash option to start the installation process.
Now repeat the same process to install the Gapps on the phone.
Wait for some time to install the Gapps file. If the Gapps file installed then navigate to the TWRP main recovery menu and select Reboot System.
The Omni ROM is not a pre-rooted version, you might lose the root status after flashing the ROM. You have to do it again manually on your Galaxy S3 mini.