How To Install XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on I9300 Galaxy S3

XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for Galaxy S3 I9300 is now available for download for those who interested in manual installation. The firmware expected to comes with few bug fixes and performance tweak. Many users in Singapore and Greece started to receive OTA update of XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. This new firmware also available on KIES for those who interested to download and install it using official utility. There is another way to update your smartphone to XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware which is manual installation using unofficial tool. Continue reading this page to learn manual process of installing I9300XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy S3 I9300.

Related: How To Root Galaxy S3 I9300 XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware

In this article we will guide you to install I9300XXEMA2 official firmware update in Galaxy S3, model number I9300. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 firmware in Galaxy S3 I9300. 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 4.1.2 XXEMA2 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013-01-16
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom


This tutorial is only for Galaxy S3, model number i9300. 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 S3 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 Jelly Bean XXEMA2 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy S3 I9300.

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