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Saturday, 15 June 2013

Manual Update Galaxy S2 PLUS I9105 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Details

Manual Update Galaxy S2 PLUS I9105 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Details


For all those who are waiting to update with the Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware in your Galaxy S2 PLUS I9105 smartphone can now feel rejoiced as we will be telling you on how to update with the same. While there are still no updates on by when there will be Official Jellybean 4.2.2, you can still play around with this firmware. So, before proceeding to check on how you can apply this firmware update, you need to follow the list of pre requisites which we have mentioned below;

Note: This firmware update can be updated on both I9105 and on I9105P smartphone.

Quick Pre Requisites:
  • All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S2 PLUS I9105 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps manually and not with the KIES PC Suite.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”, Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application, Call Log - Call Log and Restore Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card, APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
  • From the path “Settings > More > Development Options > USB debugging” enable the USB Debugging Mode.
  • Minimum charge left in your phone is 30% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of rooting process.
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
  • For applying this update, you need to make sure that your device is rooted. To check on whether the device is rooted or not, you need to check the same with the help of “Root Checker” app. Since this is the custom ROM firmware
So assuming that you are done with the above mentioned steps, you can now proceed to the next STEP where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.
Procedure to Update Galaxy S2 PLUS I9105 smartphone with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware:
  • Turn Off your phone so that it can be entered in the download mode. Recovery mode in Galaxy S2 GT I9105 PLUS can be entered by pressing Volume Up Key, Centre button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button after which you will get to see a green robot indicating that the device has entered in the recovery mode.
  • In recovery mode, select “install zip from SD Card” and choose the firmware zip file which you have placed in your device and then the Google Apps package. Once selected, you need to wait for the same to get updated in your device. It may take around 4 -5 minutes for applying the update. Once the device is updated, select the option of “Reboot System Now” for rebooting the device in the normal mode.
  • You can check the current firmware version from the path “Settings > About Phone” where it will be mentioned as Android Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware.
Note: Just in a rare case if the device doesn’t boot up or show the home screen then remove the battery and reinsert the same to boot the device again in the normal mode.
Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update as we will try our level best to answer all your queries / issues at the earliest.

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