Samsung Galaxy S III

Published on February 20th, 2014 | by Tim Schofield


How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S3 on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Now that Samsung has pushed out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to just about all variants of the Galaxy S III, I have put together a how to root method for them. Thanks to K1mu for his Safe Root method.

Keep in mind this may completely void your warranty. This will NOT trigger the KNOX security flag, but it still may void the warranty. Proceed at your own risk.

How to root the Samsung Galaxy S3 on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean:



Saferoot Zip (Source: K1mu on XDA)


Reported Successes
Here’s a list of phones and reported builds where this has been verified to work.

    • AT&T Galaxy Note 2 (SGH-I317), Android 4.3
    • AT&T Galaxy S3 (SGH-i747), MJB
    • AT&T Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337) MK2,MK6
    • AT&T Galaxy S4 zoom
    • Bell Mobility i337,MK6
    • Canadian Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M
    • Digicel (Jamaica) i9500, MK1
    • d2vzw s3 with the 4.3 update
    • Galaxy NX Camera, JDQ39
    • Galaxy Legend SCH-I200,MK2
    • Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100, MK9
    • Galaxy Note 2 N7105 4.3
    • GT-I9192, MK4 (ML2 does not work)
    • Google Glass, (XRT73B), XR14
    • i605
    • International Galaxy S4, I9505: MH6, MH8, MJ5, MKE, MKF
    • I9500: MJ8, MK1
    • Kindle Fire HD
    • LG Optimus F3 – T-Mobile
    • LG Escape -P870 – ATT
    • MK4 Build Date 13.11.2013
    • Razr HD 9.30.1 OTA
    • Razr M 98.18.94,98.30.1
    • Samsung Exhilarate SGH-I577, Android 4.0.4, Build LH3
    • Samsung GT-I9192, UBUBMK4
    • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5513
    • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-I9195), MJ7
    • Samsung i547, Android 4.1.2
    • Sprint Galaxy S3 (SPH-L710), MK5
    • Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini SPH-L520
    • Sprint Galaxy S4 SPH-L720,MK2 (NA2 does NOT work)
    • Sprint Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720T), MK5
    • T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 JFLTETMO, MK2
    • T-Mobile Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889, MK7
    • Telcel (Mexico) SGH-i337M, MK6
    • Telus Note 2 SGH-I317M
    • Verizon Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3
    • Verizon Galaxy S3 I9300 – LF2
    • Verizon Galaxy S3 SCH-I535
    • Verizon Galaxy S3 Mini, SM-G730V, MI9
    • Verizon Galaxy S4 (SCH-i545) ME7,MJ7,MK2
    • Verizon Galaxy S4 (SCH-i545L) MG6, MK4
    • Verizon Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-I435, MK5
    • Verizon Galaxy S4 Developer Edition, I1545OYUAMDK
    • Verizon HTC One
    • Verizon SCH-I200PP, MK2
    • xt907, xt925/6 & mb866

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About the Author

Tim Schofield

Tim Schofield is the owner of and the YouTube channel QbKing77. He has a love for all things tech and Android!

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