Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP ROM (Download & Install)

Many people say that the Samsung Galaxy S3 is dead. But most of people disagree and the truth is that the Samsung Galaxy S3 is not dead. The support for once the most popular phone is still strong and many developers still create ROMs and kernels.

Lately, many Android devices have received functional builds of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Some of the devices are the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 released on 2012 and Nexus 10.

Also Read: Install Android 5.0 Lollipop Theme for Samsung Galaxy S3

Galaxy S3’s smaller brother, the S3 mini received a Lollipop build before it. But now, the amazing developer known as ‘arter97’, managed to create a working build for the Samsung Galaxy S3. The working list: it boots.

The ROM is by no any means stable. There are many things that do not work properly and it is more just to test the new version of Android on the Galaxy S3, because Samsung dropped support for the phone and didn’t even update it to KitKat.

If you want, you can download and install Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP ROM on your Galaxy S3. There are only a few things that you need before to start with the installation process.



  1. Download the ROM file, kernel and move them to your phone.
  2. Move the ROM file to Clockworkmod > Backups folder.
  3.  Boot to Recovery and dalvik cache, cache and data.
  4. Restore the ROM. Go to Backup and Restore > Restore from SD Card and select the Lollipop ROM.
  5.  Flash arter97 kernel.
  6.  Reboot your phone.

Also Read: Best Galaxy S5 ROMs (S5 Theme) for Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3

That is it. Enjoy Android 5.0 Lollipop and Material design goodness on your Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300.


  1. I downloaded and did everything right, time to install the GAPPS ROM or gives error. I downloaded the windows and came zipped, and the mac came the extracted folder. I tried both ways and gave error.

  2. sir can I ask do u have a fix on s3 root from O2 but im live in Philippines.. I install s5 sensation rom and flash the cam and now my net is not registered it says..


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