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Friday, 14 June 2013

Manual Update Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 with XXUBMEA Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware

Manual Update Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 with XXUBMEA Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware


Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 smartphone can now be updated with the XXUBMEA Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware. Though there is no official date on by Samsung will be rolling out this update worldwide, you can apply this update manually. Though there is no exact change log of this update, you can still go ahead and apply this update which we will be guiding you on how to apply. Before we proceed on to check on how you can apply with this release, proceed with the pre requisites first to the detailed instruction guide in the next page.

Quick Pre Requisites:
  • All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S4 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.

Assuming that you are done with the above 3 pre requisites, you can now follow the list of instructions below for rooting your Galaxy S4. 

Procedure to Update Galaxy S4 I9500 with XXUAMDL Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware:
  • Turn Off your device so that it can be entered in the Download Mode. Download Mode in GALAXY S4 can be entered by first turning Off the device and then hold Volume Down Rocker Key + Menu Button and then Power ON the device. Once the device is booted and you see the Download Mode Green Robot, you can release the button combos.
  • Connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and then you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow / Green, indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
  • Click on “PDA” in odin to select the rooting tar file which will be there in the extracted folder to click on “Start” to start the process of rooting. Once the device is updated, the device will be rebooted automatically. It may take longer time than expected for booting the device. The whole process of firmware update might take anywhere between 10 -15 minutes depending upon various conditions.
  • Don’t disconnect the device from computer till you see the home screen in your phone or the Language selection options.
Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update in the comments section as we will try our level best to sort out the same. For all those who wishes to root their Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 smartphones, we will be coming out with a separate tutorial which will help you root the device.

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