Samsung have released the 4.1.1 update for the SGS III and I am trying to upgrade my software from 4.0.4 to 4.1.1, but my Galaxy S III keeps saying:

The server is busy or not available now, try another time or use the PC Kies to upgrade it. When I used the PC kies it gave me the message shown in thi pic below : enter image description here

Is there any way to solve this problem? I'm very eager to upgrade my phone Jelly Bean.

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    Have you tried using PC Kies to upgrade it?
    – Peanut
    Dec 4 '12 at 19:03
  • Actually I don't know how to use PC Kies to upgrade it ? can you explain it to me , kindly ?? Dec 5 '12 at 20:54
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    What carrier are you on? Here are the instructions for the ATT SIII in the US: samsung.com/us/support/…
    – znewman
    Dec 5 '12 at 21:36
  • you may want to have a better data or wifi connection.
    – thavan
    Dec 6 '12 at 11:23
  • As suggested by Compro01 in the Answers you could try using ODIN to upgrade your device. Instructions for the GT-I9300 (Which it appears you have) can be found here: androidauthority.com/…
    – znewman
    Dec 6 '12 at 14:27

As the error says, you've got 2 options

  1. Use Kies to install the upgrade.

  2. Wait until your carrier's wind-up toy servers get un-overloaded.

A third option would be to obtain an image of the appropriate firmware (e.g. from samfirmware) and flash it via ODIN, though this is slightly more involved.

As an addendum, I was getting this myself with my own GS3 on Virgin mobile Canada (aka Bell Canada) and I ended up waiting just about 2 days, from the initial reports of people upgrading on Sunday until I got it late Tuesday evening.

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