To Update Samsung S Advance (I9070) with JB 4.1.2 .Offiicial..
Please check this link, for unrooted Samsung S Galaxy Advance I9070
Do a google for Guide to Update Galaxy S Advance I9070 with Official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXLPY Firmware - Android Advices
A link from Android Advices, worked for me, and I am still in the official update channel,.
Got another official update after that OTA.
Just found it and thought will share with all..
We saw on how you can apply the latest Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware update in your Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 and now we will be checking out on how you can upgrade your device’s firmware with the newest build which is Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware XXLPY. So, before we proceed on how to apply with this firmware update, you will have to go through the list of pre requisites which we have mentioned below so as to make sure that the firmware update process gets done successfully. This firmware ropes in the goodness of all the Jellybean 4.1.2 build and also addresses all the issues related to the Camera and Force Close issues.
Note: Applying this update won’t root or void the warranty of your device in any manner. Please note that this is the Official Firmware rolled out by Samsung in select countries as of now and will be gradually rolled out in other countries as well. Since this is a generic firmware, anyone irrespective of the country can apply with this firmware update.
Galaxy S Advance logo
Quick Pre Requisites:
All the data in your Galaxy S Advance I9070 smartphone should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps.
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 USB Debugging and also make sure that your device is left with the minimum of 40% or the device will get turned off in the middle of customizing process. Ensure that your device is not rooted.
Disclaimer: Though we don’t like to give any disclaimers, the only thing we would like to tell you is that please follow all the instructions mentioned in this article or else there is a risk of bricking your device for which we should not be held responsible.
So, let’s proceed to the next step where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your Galaxy S Advance I9070.
Procedure to Update Galaxy S Advance I9070 with Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware:
Download Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, connect your device to the computer and extract both the zip files downloaded in your computer.
Open Odin in your computer and you will see that the ID: COM section will turn Yellow indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully.
Now, click on “PDA” to select the tar file which you have got after extraction and click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. As soon as the firmware is updated successfully, you will see that the device will be rebooted automatically. The whole process of firmware update will take around 4 -5 minutes.
Once you see the Welcome screen in your Galaxy S Advance I9070, you will now need to disconnect the device from the computer and use it the way you want to. To check whether the firmware has been updated or not, you need to check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone” where the firmware version will be mentioned as XXLPY Jellybean 4.1.2 version.
Note: If the device gets stuck in the Samsung logo or gets into the boot loop mode then you need to long press the power button and turn off the device. Repeat the process from the start by following the instructions.
So there you go, you have now successfully updated your Galaxy S Advance I9070 device with the latest version of Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware. Do let us know just in case if you face any issues while you perform the update in the comments section below as we will try our level best to sort out the same.
Last edited by Ashishkel; 11-02-2013 at 06:48 PM.
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