You probably already heard that Samsung started to rolled out Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 recently. And the latest country that received it, is Germany. German Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 users can now download and install I8190XXAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware either via OTA or through Kies. However, if both method not work for you then read through this article to manually install I8190XXAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190. This new update more likely comes with premium pack that contain multi-view, multi-tasking and many additional feature that found on Galaxy Note 2.
In this article we will guide you to install I8190XXAMA1 official firmware update in Galaxy S3 Mini, model number I8190. To achieve our purpose, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 firmware in Galaxy S3 Mini I8190. 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. Taking precaution is very important while you upgrade your device firmware.
Android 4.1.2 XXAMA1 Firmware Details:
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
This tutorial is only for Galaxy S3 Mini, model number I8190. 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 your data first using below mentioned instructions, 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”
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 Jelly Bean XXAMA1 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190.
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