Install Official XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 On Galaxy S3 Mini I8190

A new firmware XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 is being by Samsung for Russia (La Fleur) subscribers. The update can be installed using Kies software or you can also install the latest firmware update manually by going through the guide mentioned below.

Firmware Details:

Country: Russia (La Fleur)
Android version: 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Regions: Belgium, Italy, Spain, France, Austria, Germany, UK, Hungary

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 and cannot be tried on 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.

Galaxy S3 Mini

Install official XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 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 drivers.

Download XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 firmware ( for Galaxy S3 Mini 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.

Official XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 is installed. You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Phone.

2 Responses to “Install Official XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 On Galaxy S3 Mini I8190”
  1. Ziutek February 5, 2013
    • Shabnam Sultan February 6, 2013

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