Monday, 13 January 2014

Manual Update Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 Android OS – Guide

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 can now be updated with the Jellybean 4.2.2 Android firmware which is dubbed as XXUBML1 Jellybean 4.2.2 Android firmware. Though there is no official confirmation on by when there will be an official firmware update of KitKat for this Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195, we will be very soon coming out with the KitKat 4.4 firmware with the help of custom ROM firmware. After following the list of quick pre requisites which are mentioned below, we will be checking out a detailed guide with which you can apply the firmware update.

Note: Applying this update in your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 won’t root your device in any manner. This is the Official firmware released by Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 and not the custom ROM firmware.
Quick Pre Requisites:
With the help of below mentioned manual steps, make sure that you are creating a backup of all the data. Don’t use KIES for backing up the data as this update is yet to be rolled out around the globe.
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
  • In your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195, enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 50% to make sure that your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device. Also, make sure that this firmware is not applied to the Network Locked Devices.
Once you are done with all the above mentioned steps, let’s head over to the next step where we have mentioned a detailed guide which will help you to update the device.
Procedure to Update Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 Android smartphone with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware:
  • Extract the downloaded firmware zip file to some folder preferably on desktop. After extracting, turn off the device so that it can be entered in the Download Mode.
  • Download Mode in Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 can be entered 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. If the device starts normally, you need to retry the process of entering the device in the download mode.
  • Once your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 is entered in download mode, you can then connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable. You may need to press the Volume Down button to enter the device in the Download Mode as instructed on screen.
  • Once connected, it will take around 4 – 5 minutes for installing all the drivers. Once installed, you will see that ID: COM section in Odin will turn Yellow indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
  • Click on “PDA” to select the firmware file which you got after extracting the firmware zip file in the initial step to click on Start for starting the process of firmware update.
  • It will take around 3 – 5 minutes for applying the update. Once updated, the phone will reboot automatically indicating that the firmware update process is completed.
  • Disconnect the device from computer and head over to the path “Settings > More > About Phone” where you will get to see the current firmware version as Jellybean 4.2.2 Android Firmware.
Note: If at all your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 gets in the boot loop sequence, disconnect the device and long press the Power button to turn off the device. Alternatively, you can also re insert the battery for rebooting the device normally.
So there you go, you have successfully understood on how you can easily upgrade your device firmware with the latest version of firmware which is Jellybean 4.2.2 Android OS. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process.

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