[SGS3-R530M] OUDHS Recovery 1.0.3.3 & Root


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  1. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    Shabbypenguin and the OUDHS
    presents to you



    OUDHS Touch CWM-based Recovery 1.0.3.3
    for your MetroPCS Samsung Galaxy S 3



    Read this whole post before doing anything :)

    Enjoy



    CWM Flashable - OUDHS CWM-based Recovery 1.0.3.3
    ODIN tar - OUDHS CWM-based Recovery 1.0.3.3
    Odin 3.04


    Directions:

    1) Download the above files
    2) Extract Odin3-3.04.zip and copy the tar that you downloaded into the folder
    3) Run Odin as an administrator
    4) Power your device off
    5) Press and hold volume down and power to enter download mode
    6a) Connect your phone to your computer
    6b) Wait for drivers to finish installing if they need to be
    7) You should see Odin find your device by marking a blue square in the ID COM box
    8) Click on PDA and choose the recovery tar you downloaded
    9) Click start

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    Congrats you now have CWM now if you wish to root youll need to follow these instructions :)
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    SuperSU+ 1.25


    Directions:

    1) Download the above file
    2) Connect your phone and copy them to your phone
    3) Once they are copied power down your device
    4) Hold volume up and power to enter recovery
    5) Navigate recovery by using the volume keys and power to select
    6) Choose install zip from sdcard, then pick internal or external (where you copied it to)
    7) Scroll down to the SuperSU+.zip and select it to install

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    Congrats you are rooted! this procedure will work on any firmware update you guys get :)
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    Credits:
    Members of the Official Unloved Devices Hit Squad (OUDHS) for being the best we can for those whom need us
    n4zty for testing so many times :)

    here is a nice how to video Samsung Galaxy s3 for Metropcs how to root - YouTube

    oh and if you wish to donate to me you can do so here :)

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  2. n4zty

    n4zty Well-Known Member

    WOOOT IM ROOTED AND CWM modded thanks shabby!! next mod testing mike you next lol!!
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  3. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Will this also root my phone?
  4. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    whoops sorry got wrapped up in stuff added link to superuser zip in OP :)
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  5. n4zty

    n4zty Well-Known Member

    the process for root is different since us esteem users were used to just installing a aio root-cwm app here we first have to install clock work mod then flash root i again i gotta hand it to shabby he was more than patient i know alot but damn shabby worked his magic like david copperfield :D
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  6. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    the plus side of this, is when you get an update no worrying about root. just flash cwm/twrp and flash teh superuser.zip again and bam the new update is rooted. no worrying about being locked out etc, this is a samsung with an unlocked bootloader ;)
    mike28 likes this.
  7. mrpnut

    mrpnut THE WORLD IS YOURS VIP Member

    Your the man shabby nice job!!!! can wait Till i get my phone. :)
  8. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Well-Known Member

    MMMMM Key Lime Pie, after jelly...:D
  9. mrpnut

    mrpnut THE WORLD IS YOURS VIP Member

    Man it's only going to get better.:)
  10. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member


    Yeah you're right this is totally new. I think I got through odin and cwm successfully but i can't seem to boot into revovery to flash the root file. Its home vol up and power right?

    Edit: nvm finally got it. Fyi for other newbies like me theres a internal and external sd card to choose from in recovery. Make sure u choose accordingly.
  11. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    I get 4.2 in a few days. Too bad it's not KLP. KLP, or said version wont be till 5.0
  12. hadesflames

    hadesflames Well-Known Member

    Normal cwm works when installing with odin. Installed cwmt with odin, does not work. Just reboots the phone for me.
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  13. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    ok thanks for letting me know i used the cwm builder for that so ill pull the file. when i get cwm official touch will be included. also whomever is stalking my downloads folder :( n4zty hasnt even started to download that zip
  14. hadesflames

    hadesflames Well-Known Member

    No worries. I got kind of scared when it went into a reboot loop. I saw myself paying that $129 insurance fee XD good thing it was just booting back into the OS =p
  15. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    So I'm looking at my backup folder in cmw and my entire backup file is only 20.3mb. Can this be right? I know it works I restored to it.

    All my other previous backups from other phones have been at least 20 times that.
  16. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    depends, cwm uses a new system. make a backup and 3-4 days later decided to make a new one? it scans your files sees what teh changes are and proceeds to only back up the changed stuff :)
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  17. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Ohh. I see. So that's what all that free spacing was about when i was backing up. Nice.
  18. morgankslade

    morgankslade Well-Known Member

    How to boot into cwm after ODIN?
  19. n4zty

    n4zty Well-Known Member

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  20. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    I remember someone saying we had a race with Howardforum to see who would get root first. Did we like win?
  21. tiede

    tiede Well-Known Member

    Yeah.. No contest.
    I'm the one who mentioned it.
    L0GiC4L 3ViL, the HowardForums moderator who joked about it hasn't even brought it up again...
    But he was thinking of having a contest for metroPCS users to attract people...
    I don't think I can talk about it more though, since I don't think promoting competing forums is within the guidelines for AF, understandably. ;)
  22. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    Lol alright.
  23. oz238

    oz238 Member

    Ok..I followed steps ..green go in odin...reboot and default odin menu pops up not cwm. What did I do wrong?
  24. airtioteclint

    airtioteclint Well-Known Member

    It wont boot into cwm until you do so. To do that install rom manager from playstore and pick boot into recovery. Lots of programs can do this but you're gonna need rom manager sooner or later anyways.
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  25. Metroid Prime

    Metroid Prime Oil Can!!! Oil Can!!! VIP Member

    Added to ATR Guide. :)
    flakito97 and mike28 like this.

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