These are all available stock ROM or original firmware for Sprint Galaxy S3 SPH-L710, a collection from Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0 ICS) to the latest update Jelly Bean (Android 4.1 JB). These stock ROM are very useful to restore back your Galaxy S3 L710 to its factory default stock firmware or original settings like the way how you bought it out of the box. Original firmware are also used by advance users for repair purpose, just like in-case of bricks occurred while installing unofficial or modified firmware, this is very useful to fix that problem. Some also used the stock ROM to unroot the rooted Galaxy S3’s prior to receives any official software releases by Samsung and Sprint again. That’s because when you have your Galaxy S3 being modified or rooted your device cannot get any further updates from Samsung.
If you are one among of the million Android enthusiasts and loves to modify your device. It is important that you should always have the original firmware of your Galaxy S3 L710, this will served as your back-up copy in-case something went wrong while on your way modifying your precious Galaxy S3.
If you’ve intentionally looking for this stock ROMs, I guess your device might be in trouble right now or you needed it to return back your device to its original default state.
Galaxy S3 SPH-L710 (Sprint) Stock ROM builds
These is stock ROM are to be used for Samsung Galaxy SIII SPH-L710 Sprint U.S.A. and nothing else. These are not compatible to other Samsung galaxy S3 variants like the GT-I9300 (international), GT-I9305 LTE, SGH-I747, SGH-I747M, SGH-T999, SGH-T999V and SCH-I535 United states and Canada variants. I did not included the leaks or beta build and some official OTA updates for they are not suitable to use. So, the list below are consists of a full packaged firmwares pulled from Samsung Kies server.
Examples of stock firmware builds;
|Software build: L710VPBLJ7
Version: JB 4.1.1
Released: October 2012 – OTA/Kies, original factory stock
|Software build: L710VPALI3
Version: ICS 4.0.4
Released: September 2012 – an OTA/Kies full update
|Software build: L710VPALEN
Version: ICS 4.0.4
Released: May 2012 – out of the box, original factory stock
You can grab SPH-L710 stock firmwares here.
Uses of Stock ROM
Below are hints on how to properly use these stock ROM on your Sprint Galaxy S3 L710. Stock ROM are case-sensitive piece of art if misuses incorrectly will also result to undesired outcomes or harm your device. So, just use these stock ROM properly and accordingly to avoid risk of unexpected collateral damaged.
– The phone boot and shows the Samsung screen for a split second and then it automatically turns off.
Somewhere stuck on these following boot screen.
- 1st boot screen: ‘Samsung’logo
- 2nd boot screen: ‘Samsung Galaxy S III’
- 3rd boot screen: Sprint splash screen
- 4th boot screen: pulsating ‘Samsung’
2. It won’t Power ON but it just shows the odin download screen with yellow triangle.
3. The phone keeps on restarting (with vibrations) after the Samsung logo appears.
Read the step by step detailed guide here for fixing bricked problem.
You want your device to completely unroot or removes rooted kernels and system images.
Revert back to original factory stock
This will help you restore your device from modification you have made. This also includes resetting the flash binary counter and remove the yellow triangle in-case you need warranty back.
Read the step by step detailed guide here for unrooting or restoring your Galaxy S3 to its original firmware.
I will try to keep this list updated and add more available stock ROM for your Sprint Galaxy S3 L710. Hope this will be useful to you.