Verizon Galaxy S3 SCH-I535 VRBMF1 has just started rolling out. Based on based on Android 4.1.2 JZO54K, I535VRBMF1 update addresses the connectivity issues. This update follows I535VRBMD3 update which was released last month and later was pulled off due to connectivity issues that users have been facing with VRBMD3 update. Now Verizon Wireless has started pushing out VRBMF1 update which should fix the issues that were found in previous update. You can install it via OTA update or by using Samsung Kies.
Baseband Version: I535VRBMF1
OS Version: Android 4.1.2
Build Number: JZO54K.I535VRBMF1
How to Install I535VRBMF1 – Verizon Galaxy S3 Update
You can install the update in 2 ways, either through the OTA update or by using Samsung Kies on your PC. Both methods are detailed below:
Update I535VRBMD3 to I535VRBMF1 (OTA Update)
Step 1: On your phone, navigate to Settings > About Phone.
Step 2: Then tap on “Software Update”.
It will check for an available software update and will prompt if there’s an update available.
Step 3: Tap on “OK” and follow onscreen instructions to install the OTA update.
Step 4: After installation is complete, your device will reboot.
Install I535VRBMF1 via Samsung Kies
Step 1: Make sure Samsung Kies is installed on the PC.
Step 2: Connect your device to the computer via USB cable.
Step 3: You will see a firmware update message popping up in Kies, soon as your device is connected.
Step 4: Click on “Update” button to install the update on your device.
Step 5: In next screen check the “I have read the above information” checkbox and select “Allow saving” radio button and then click on “Start upgrade” to start the process.
This will install the VRBMF1 update on your VZW GS3 smartphone.