How To Install XWLP8 Android 4.0.4 Firmware to I9103 Galaxy R

I9103XWLP8 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware update now available in India for Samsung Galaxy R I9103 that also known as Samsung Galaxy Z. The firmware update now available as OTA as well as can be installed via KIES. However, due to playing with stock ROM or for any other reason if you unable to update your Galaxy R I9103 through recommended process then read through this article to learn necessary steps to update your smartphone to I9103XWLP8 Android 4.0.4 ICS update. This mid-range powerful device feature a 1GB of RAM and dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor but comes with Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread out of the box. However, if we go to the spec then the device surely receive latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or Android 4.2 Jelly Bean sooner or later. But, for now it’s advisable to go with this latest official firmware update.

Also Read: How To Root Galaxy R I9103 on XWLP8 Android 4.0.4 ICS Firmware

In this article we will guide you to install I9103XWLP8 official firmware update in Galaxy R, model number I9103. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.0.4 firmware in Galaxy R I9103. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.


Android 4.0.4 XWLP8 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-12-07
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom


This tutorial is only for Galaxy R, model number I9103. 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.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse 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


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy R in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

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 XWLP8 Android 4.0.4 ICS official firmware update for Galaxy R I9103.

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