Samsung has released latest XXUAMDK Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware update for Galaxy S4 I9500 in Russia. You can easily update the firmware on your device using Kies Software or go through the procedure to install the update manually on your device.
I9500XXUAMDK Android 4.2.2 is an official firmware update by Samsung hence your device will lose root. You can always root your Galaxy S4 I9500 on official firmware later.
Odin is used to flash the firmware on Galaxy S4 I9500.
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S4 I9500 and cannot be tried on any other device.To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.
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We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install official XXUAMDK Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S4 I9500
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 XXUAMDK Android 4.2.2 firmware (I9500XXUAMDK_I9500SERAMDK_SER.zip) on Galaxy S4 I9500 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 4.2.2 firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
XXUAMDK Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S4 I9500 is installed. You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Phone.