Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Avatar ROM For R530M Galaxy S3 Metro PCS–Tutorial

Avatar ROM which is based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean now available for Metro PCS Galaxy S3 SCH-R530M. The ROM is actually a modified version of another custom ROM CM10 where developer used MIUI theme engine instead of default CM10 theme engine. So, by flashing Avatar ROM on your Galaxy S3 R530M you not only enjoy tons of customization of CM10 ROM but can also install MIUI eye candy theme to improve visual interaction. Read through this article to learn necessary steps to update your Metro PCS Galaxy S3 R530M to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based custom firmware Avatar ROM.

Note: This Avatar ROM based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is still under development and may contain bugs and issues. All issues will be resolved as development progress.



This tutorial is only for Galaxy S3, model number R530M. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Phones]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Samsung Galaxy S3 R530M in your PC. [USB Driver].
  3. Backup your EFS Folder. [Guide]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide].
  5. Your device have ClockworkMod Recovery Installed [Guide].

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move in the next page of this guide where we compile an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based Avatar ROM on Samsung Galaxy S3 R530M.

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