The Android Soul

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Update released by Samsung — I9505XXUEMJ5

Only few weeks after the leaked Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, an official Android 4.3 update has been released by Samsung today in Germany. And we’re pretty sure other regions would also get the update in the next few days. However, if you’d like to install the update now on your device, below is a helpful guide to help you update your Galaxy S4 I9505 to Android 4.3.

Root T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900T

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 Root: Downloads and Step-by-step guide

The ‘Root de la Vega’ root by XDA member designgears for the Galaxy Note 3 was first developed for the AT&T Galaxy Note 3 and quite a fun is the fact that it was named after Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobility. However, it didn’t just ended up on AT&T variant of the device as it often goes in the world of Android or at-least in case of Samsung devices that tricks and tweaks often go same for various variants of one device and latest from Samsung’s labs — the Galaxy Note 3, is no different.

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Root

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Root: Downloads and Step-by-step Guide

The tricks and tweaks used for one variant of a Samsung device often proves helpful for other variants of the same device. Although in case of Verizon it’d be logical to think otherwise, but not in the case of Samsung Galaxy Note 3. XDA member designgears, who previously rooted AT&T Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900A has now successfully rooted the Verizon variant of the device — SM-N900V.

Samsung Galaxy NOTE 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM): Downloads and Step-by-step Guide

Lots of customization on Android devices like custom ROMs, themes, utility mods and a heck lot more of cool tweaks; they all come packed in a zipped file, which can only be flashed/installed using a custom recovery. And only custom recovery. You can’t use the stock Android 3e recovery that comes pre-installed on your device because it only allows you to flash signed official updates, not custom made zips.