Samsung has released XXLPY Android 4.1.2 firmware update for Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070 in Russia. The update can be installed OTA or through Kies Software. Users who are unable to install update can go through the guide mentioned below to install XXLPY Android 4.1.2 firmware update for Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070.
Galaxy Advance S I9070 is 4.0 inch super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 and has Internal storage of 8/16 GB.
The new firmware update brings Android 4.1.2 features to the device such as Multi-View, New Gallery App, Notification Panel and more.
Android 4.1.2 XXLPY Firmware Features:
Android 4.1.2 – JZO54K
Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
New Gallery App (Same as in Note II)
Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
Paper Artist App
Group Cast App
Regions: UK, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Belgium, Italy
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070 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.
Install XXLPY Android 4.1.2 firmware update for Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070
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 official XXLPY Android 4.1.2 firmware (GT-I9070_SER_I9070XXLPY_I9070SERLPY_I9070XXLPY.zip) for Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070 and Odin (Odin307.zip).
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 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
You have installed official XXLPY Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy Advance S GT-I9070 . You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Phone.