How to make your Galaxy S3 look like Galaxy S5 [Tutorial]

Fret not if you have a Galaxy S3 and you are hungry like anything for the features that have come in Galaxy S5 because with a custom ROM you can easily get the new features of Galaxy S5 in Galaxy S3. Read on to read the tutorial and know how to do it.

Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy S5 had arrived. Its amazing features, stunning specs, etc have already made many minds falling for it. If you are a Samsung Galaxy S3 user you may possibly have heard about the news that, Samsung had stopped updates for Galaxy S3. So you will not be able to enjoy any spectacular features that are already running on Galaxy S5, nor will be able to run Android 4.4.

The main reason for this article is that, your dreams are not far away from being turned to reality. Yes, it is possible for you to enjoy many smart features such as Air Command, Smart Pause, Stay and various other Galaxy S5 features.

Today in this article I will explain in detail about how to transform your smartphone from Galaxy S3 to Galaxy S5 in terms of its features. This transformation can be easily made with the help of a custom ROM called Glamour S5.

Although there are variety of ROMs available for making your Galaxy S3 like Kitkat, this ROM is the best one as in addition to Kitkat update, it will also give you features that S5 delivers.

Let us now get on to the guide that will help you load Glamour S5 ROM on to your Galaxy S3.

Disclaimer: We take no responsibility for any damage occurred due to following this guide. Continue at your own responsibility.

Note: Don't try to install this ROM on any other devices even if it is another Galaxy device. This ROM is truly meant for Galaxy S3 alone.

Before starting to follow this tutorial, read the following things carefully.

Your device must be rooted and should be running in any custom recovery mode.

Make sure that you had already saved all your important data and information to any other storage media by taking backup.

Get your phone charged at least 60% before starting to install this ROM.

Step 1: First of all download the ROM that we are going to load, that is download the Glamour S5 latest version from the link below.

Step 2: Copy the zip file from your PC to your internal storage of galaxy S3 without extracting.

Step 3: You need to reboot your device to recovery mode. This can be done easily by switching off and restarting it by pressing power key, home key and volume up key simultaneously for few seconds.

Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions and select wipe data. You need to also select wipe Dalvik cache.

Step 5: After completion of the above step, it's time for you to flash our Glamour S5 ROM. For that you need to find and click the option 'Install zip form SD card'. Now select the file that we copied earlier in step 2, i.e. ''.

You need to wait for few minutes in order to complete the installation automatically.

Step 6: Once you get to the recovery menu, you can make sure that the above installation has been completed.

Now it's time to start up your phone with new ROM. For that switch off your device and reboot it.

That's it, you have now successfully flashed your Galaxy S3 with Glamour S5 ROM. Now you can enjoy various impressive features and applications that you usually see on Galaxy S5.

If you encounter any kind of error, just reflash the same ROM once again after formatting or wiping the data.

If that didn't solve your problem, then feel free to ask help from us through the comment section below.

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Guest Author: Jared17 Jun 2014

How did you fix the tethering error? I have tried flashing the latest Agni and Yank555 kernels for Kitkat but I am still having the same error. Is there a special requirement or way in flashing custom kernels? I did wipe the Dalvik cache and flashed the kernels using the CWM recovery.

Guest Author: Rajabyser Foreal03 May 2015

Samsung S3 with Glamour S5 doe'nt not read sim card.

Guest Author: Rajabyser Foreal03 May 2015

It does not detect the SIM card after installing Glamour S5.

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