Install XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Leaked Firmware On Galaxy Ace 2 I8160

I8160XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly leaked official firmware update for Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 is available for a download. There is no any official announcement from Samsung for the release of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Ace 2 I8160. We will be going through the guide to install the firmware update manually on Galaxy Ace 2 I8160, if you don’t want to wait for the official release.

XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 is an official leaked firmware update, your device will lose root. You can always root your device on official firmware later.

Odin is used to flash the firmware on Galaxy Ace 2 I8160.

Firmware Details:

Date: February 19
Version: 4.1.2

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 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 Ace 2 I8160

Install XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Leaked Firmware On Galaxy Ace 2 I8160

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 XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 firmware ( update on Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 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.

XXMB4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware On Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 is installed. You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Phone.



  1. elias March 10, 2013

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