Install DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190

I8190DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 is available for a download. The latest firmware update can be installed via Kies Software or you can go through the guide to manually install the firmware by going through the step by step guide.

DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 is an official firmware update by Samsung for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190, your device will lose root. Yyou can always root your device later.

To flash firmware we will be using Odin.

Firmware Details:

Date: 2013 February
Version: 4.1.2
Regions: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

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Install official DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies Software to install driver.

Download DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 update ( on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 and Odin (

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.

Switch off device.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 is installed. You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Phone.

2 Responses to “Install DXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190”
  1. Rex April 6, 2013

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