Install Android 6.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S3

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A small tutorial how to get Cyanogenmod 13 (Android 6.0) on a Samsung Galaxy S3.
The steps taken were described at https://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_i9300

Steps to perform questionmark

Boot the phone normally and upload the cm13.zip package to the internal storage. I used cm-13.0-20160110-NIGHTLY-i9300.zip from https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=i9300

Browse to the S3’s internal storage

Paste the downloaded zip file to the root of the internal storage

Boot the phone in download mode. Hold Home, Volume Down & Power.

Download and extract Meimdall Suite from http://glassechidna.com.au/heimdall/#downloads
In the Heimdall folder, put the recovery.img file (I got it from https://dl.twrp.me/i9300/twrp-2.8.6.1-i9300.img)

From the Heimdall folder, execute the following command

Boot the phone in recovery mode. Hold Home, Volume Up & Power. 1. Choose Wipe data/factory reset 2. Apply update Browse to internal and than the 0 folder to select the cm13.zip file

Sit back and relax while Cyanogenmod 13 will be installed

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