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Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Manual Update Galaxy GRAND I9082 with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 XXUBMF2 Firmware – Guide

Manual Update Galaxy GRAND I9082 with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 XXUBMF2 Firmware – Guide


Samsung GRAND DUOS smartphone can now be updated with the Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware which is dubbed as XXUBMF2. Though this firmware is not yet pushed by Samsung officially, this can be applied on all Samsung Galaxy GRAND smartphones. Before we proceed on to check on what are the instructions to apply this firmware update, you will have to make sure that you have followed all the quick pre requisites which are mentioned below.

Note: Please note that this is the Official firmware released by Samsung and is not a beta or custom ROM firmware.
Quick Pre Requisites:
  • All the data in your Samsung Galaxy GRAND smartphone should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup with the help of KIES as it may not help you restore the data back.
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 > Applications > Development > USB debugging” enable the SUB 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 firmware update increases which may even brick your Galaxy S3.
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.
Let’s proceed to the next step where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.


Procedure to Update Galaxy GRAND I9082 with Official Jellybean XXUBMF2 4.2.2 Android Firmware:
  • Download  XXUBMF2 Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, turn off your phone so that it can be entered in the Download Mode.
  • The Galaxy GRAND can be entered into the Download mode by holding the Volume Down button + the Home key button (the middle button). While holding these both buttons, you need to switch ON your device.
  • Once the device gets into the Download Mode, connect your phone to the computer with the help of original USB cable and then you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow or Blue indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
  • Click on “PDA” tab in the Odin to select the tar file which you got after extracting the firmware package to click on “Start” in Odin. Once you have clicked on the same, you need to wait for around 3 -4 minutes for the update process to get completed.
  • Once the device is successfully updated, you will see the Language preference option in the device and then disconnect the device to check the firmware update version from the About Phone section.
We will very soon come up with the detailed guide which will help you root the device which will allow you to install he custom ROM firmwares for your Galaxy GRAND.

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.
So there you go, you have now successfully updated your Galaxy GRAND with the latest Jellybean 4.2.2 Android Firmware. Sincere thanks to Sammobile for coming out with this Jellybean 4.2.2 for Galaxy GRAND smartphone.

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