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Old January 21st, 2013, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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[Stock Official Firmwares] I9300XXELLC (4.1.2) - Spain (PHE) [11-01-12]
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Base Firmware: I9300XXELLC (4.1.2)
Region: Europe
Country: Spain
Carrier: Unbranded
Build Date: 28 December 2012
Modem: XXELLA
CSC: PHEELL3
Change List: 764725

I succesfully installed this ROM with Odin in my previously rooted Galaxy S3 (international). Everything is fine


but the question is:

Would I be able to flash this ROM using Odin without rooting my phone?
What happen If I dont change the CSC to the one of my region?


By the way this ROM works great.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 12:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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As that is official stock firmware you could've flashed it with Odin without rooting. There's no need to change the csc. The csc is used to identify a phone for updates via ota and kies but to get these updates your firmware would also need to match. So if you changed csc there would be a mismatch so you wouldn't get the update anyway. Changing csc will also wipe your phone.
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