Finally we have the first official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware build XXUBME2 for Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012. This music phone Galaxy Music Duos S6012 first arrived with Android 4.0.4 ICS and proposed for Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean officially later. And now, Samsung rolled out official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Galaxy Music Duos S6012 as promised by the company earlier. Samsung recently update various of its devices to better Android version and updating Galaxy Music Duos S6012 is a part of this updating spree. Anyway, you can update the XXUBME2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware by official method which is OTA and Kies. Connect your device with computer to download the firmware from Samsung Kies, or download the update from system inbuilt firmware update feature or OTA update feature from Setting>about>software update. Sometimes official way doesn’t allow you to update your device properly, so we have arranged a manual update tutorial here. You can install S6012XXUBME2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Music Duos S6012 using our detailed tutorial below. Please note, this is ODIN flashable firmware and not CWM recovery flashable. Apart from improving Galaxy Music Duos existing performance, official firmware is also good option to unroot Galaxy Music Duos S6012 or unbrick Galaxy Music Duos S6012 if brick happen because of software issue. You can always root this firmware using a proper root method that available at Android Jinn or else where.
Galaxy Music Duos S6012 Rooting Tutorial: If you have found a rooting instruction for Galaxy Music Duos S6012 running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean but confused whether to go for root or not then you should read: Benefits of Rooting Android devices.
As we said already this firmware is the answer of your query regarding official Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Music Duos S6012. To manually install this S6012XXUBME2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware in Galaxy Music Duos S6012. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings (very less likely if your device already running on official firmware and not custom one). But Don’t worry! While going through this manual firmware update guide you will learn all required tips that will help you to backup your data as well as other important objects before proceeding to the tutorial on the next page. If this firmware not look to you then you can always roll back to your previous firmware version as well as can restore all your backed up data. For previous firmware version search Android Jinn.
One think to note, official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware right now only available in Sweden (to update your device using officially recommended process). However, since it’s an unbranded firmware, you can flash it on any unbranded (not carrier locked) Galaxy Music Duos S6012.
Android 4.1.2 XXUBME2 Firmware Details:
Date: August, 2013
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
This tutorial is only for Galaxy Music Duos, model number S6012. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Backup Galaxy Music Duos S6012 Data & Settings:
Although installing official firmware automatically restore your previous phone data if your device in running on official firmware prior to flashing this firmware, however accident may happen. That’s why we always recommend you to backup your phone data and setting before following manual firmware installation guide, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
WhatsApp Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
Note: You can always backup your device data using Kies but we recommend you to backup data manually, so that if situation demand then you can easily transfer your data to any other manufacturer Android powered device such as HTC One or Xperia Z. If you have custom recovery installed such as TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery then use its backup feature which is better than any other backup we mentioned already as this backup create an image of whole system.
Download Samsung Galaxy Music Duos S6012 USB Drivers
You need to connect your Galaxy Music Duos S6012 to computer so that Odin can access it. However, it won’t be possible until you have proper driver installed. Technically, after you connect your device to Windows PC for first time, it will download and install the required driver but if it don’t then download it from below link.
Few More Important Tips!
- Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data (only when your device is rooted). [Guide]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
- This installation guide use ODIN utility which work only in Windows OS. If you use Linux OS (such as Ubuntu) or Mac OS then use CrossOver Utility to run ODIN in your OS.
If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash XXUBME2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update for Galaxy Music Duos S6012.
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