Verizon Galaxy S III Android 4.3 update rolling out

Verizon has begun rolling out the Android 4.3 update to its variant of the Galaxy S III (SCH-I535), giving Samsung’s yesteryear flagship support for the Galaxy Gear and many other new features and improvements, like faster performance, KNOX functionality, improved camera firmware and modes, upgraded interface, new Samsung keyboard, screen modes and other Samsung apps, new lockscreen, and lots more.

Here’s the full Android 4.3 changelog:

  • - GALAXY GEAR Support
  • - TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
  • - Core UI elements updated to the ones on the Galaxy S4 (Galaxy S4′s theme all over)
  • - New Samsung Keyboard
  • - GPU drivers have been updated (Higher GPU benchmark scores)
  • - New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
  • - New Screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
  • - Daydream
  • - KNOX included
  • - Driving mode
  • - Actionable notifications
  • - Move-to-SD-card feature
  • - New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
  • - New Additions in Notification Centre
  • - Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface – Exactly like the Galaxy S4)
  • - Implementation of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
  • - New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
  • - Full screen Samsung apps
  • - New S-Voice (from Galaxy S4)

The update – build number JJSS15J.I535VRUCML1 – is making its way to devices already and should finish its rollout in the next few days. If you’re unwilling to wait, you can do a manual check in the Settings » About phone » Software updates menu, or grab the firmware from our firmware section once it becomes available.


Thanks, Ziyad!

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3 months 3 days ago


1 year 11 months ago

how can i Know my S3 PDA without turn on my phone (s3)

1 year 11 months ago

thanx advance

2 years 1 month ago

4.3 xef??

2 years 1 month ago

My note 2 in egypt not have yet 4.3 update what I shall do ??

2 years 1 month ago

you should wait mate

2 years 1 month ago

Last week I installed Spanish Android 4.3 update. The configuration menu has changed. I can’t find the widgets I had before for the screen when the phone is blocked, specially the stocks bottom slide bar with up to 20 configurable stocks from Yahoo Finance. It was very useful to watch over my stocks without having to unblock my phone. Where is it?

2 years 1 month ago

FINALLY!!! got update on my SGS3 i9300 OTA 4.3 in Germany so far work well

2 years 1 month ago

Where egypt from this update samsung :( ??!

2 years 1 month ago

Hi kids.Im Iranian.When all updates are published for galaxy s3?

2 years 1 month ago

Samsung People please wake up 2014 has started and in India we are still using 4.1.2…..

Please dont be SAD this year send the update soon

2 years 1 month ago

when 4.3 update reaches india? really sucks. at least they should have given 4.2.2 in case they are not able to give 4.3 because of marketing strategies. Come on samsung it enough customers who bought S3 are not happy with you and also the new mobiles that are coming with 4.3 but s3 remains with 4.1.2 not really fare. you really lack in software updates. Local companies mobiles are coming with 4.2.2. if you continue this kind shit to improve the sales of new mobiles you will not do good in 2014 things are getting change.

2 years 1 month ago

Totally agree with you, this is really a political of shit !

2 years 1 month ago

Can I install other Firmware in Samsung Galaxy S III Germany (T-Mobile)…….?

2 years 1 month ago

hi how do you know your mobile germany ( t-mobile).

My phone GT-I9300
android : 4.1.2 (now) i want to 4.3
kernel : 3.0.31-742798 Sat Dec 22 17:04:04 KST 2012

where is my mobile made in ? i think germany. but which t-mobile,e-plus , dtm , vodafone ..

and can i install Germany (DBT) 2013 December 4.3 I9300XXUGMK6 versiyon ???

2 years 1 month ago

Can anyone tell me please when the update would be available at India

2 years 1 month ago

Note 2 4.3 will come when turkey

N7100OJ update took all countries but Turkey did not take

2 years 1 month ago

I have installed Spanish Firmware and goes well,just a problem,multiwindow does not work,i have tried apply easy mode in Home Screen Mode,and then back to standard mode and still does not work,otherwise i do not mind because i do not use it,and Android 4.3 go better than 4.1.2.

2 years 1 month ago

where is the firmware for download?

2 years 1 month ago

Hello I need 4.3 at&t for i747

2 years 1 month ago

good to see Sam pull it socks up for updates, unlike previous years. Or is it because of Galaxy Gear?

2 years 1 month ago

I got update today to my S3 in the Czech Republic

2 years 1 month ago

When in India the 4.3 update for GT-I9300 be available???

2 years 1 month ago site to the Czech

2 years 1 month ago

Probably be published next 10 days.

2 years 1 month ago

“download it manually, it’s out and so smooth, just check the firmware section dude”

Where is firmware section??

2 years 1 month ago

Bonjour Pas encore En France Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300

2 years 1 month ago

Where’s the firmware in firmawar section??? I didn’t find any 4.3 firmware for sch-i535

2 years 1 month ago

Hi All,
I have noticed that S3 i9300 with JB 4.1.2 has problems managing memory. When you clear the memory it drags itself mine even though it cleans it. If you go there again after the first cleansing it appears that there are programs in the background that are not cleared. Perhaps what makes the new software have a problem there anyway despite new software with JB 4.3


2 years 1 month ago

Hey Sammobile 4.3 firmware is not present in firmware section .
Plz fix it

2 years 1 month ago

Finally !
Thank you Verizon .

2 years 1 month ago

Should I update to this firmware? Is it stable?