How to update Galaxy S3 Mini to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
On 5th of march 2014, a senior Member of XDA Developers named “New Maclaw” has distributed a stable, and fully functioning Android 4.4.2 KitKat Rom for Samsung Galaxy SI3 Mini named “PAC-man 4.4.2“. This Rom is a cool combination of three best Roms, Paranoid Android, AOKP, and CyanogenMod.
Many other KitKat Roms are available, and some of them are quite good. But this Rom is one of most complete one, and completely safe to get updated. Apart from being stable, and smooth, it comes with tons of new, and improved features such HW acceleration, audio enhancements, Bluetooth 4.0 with LE with A2DP support, PAC-man functionality, CPU settings, HQ YouTube, SE Linux, auto EFS backup, and much more.
Overall, the Rom is good for daily usage, so lets start the update process without wasting time any more. First, go through all the pre-requisites listed below, and prepare the device accordingly. Here are some important prerequisites that you must follow:.
This Rom, and guide is made only for Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, so before going any further, first check the model no. of the device. It should be one from i8190, i8190L and i8190N. The update process will update the entire OS, and would remove all the data stored under the phone’s memory. We recommend to safe it before going any further. Follow our Android phone backup guide to do it easily.