Galaxy S Advance I9070P official Jelly Bean firmware is now available for download and manual update. Samsung recently rolled out I9070PXXLPE Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S Advance I9070P in various countries including Hungary (T-mobile), Baltic, Czech Republic and Germany. Galaxy S Advance I9070P comes with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread out of the box and hence this is a major update as it bring Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to Galaxy S Advance I9070P. XXLPE Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean can be downloaded and installed on your smartphone through Samsung Kies or via OTA update. However, due to some reason you can’t follow the official method then you can always manually update Galaxy S Advance I9070P to XXLPE Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware using third party utility called Odin. All you have to do download the firmware and then flash the firmware using Odin. Please note, this is ODIN flashable firmware and not CWM recovery flashable. You can always root XXLPE Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean using proper root method later. It’s always advisable to update device to latest available firmware version. Official firmware is also good option to unroot Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070P or unbrick Galaxy S Advance I9070P if brick happen because of software issue.
In this article we will guide you to install I9070PXXLPE official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy S Advance, model number I9070P. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware in Galaxy S Advance I9070P. 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 XXLPE Firmware Details:
Date: May, 2013
This tutorial is only for Galaxy S Advance, model number I9070P. 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”
WhatsApp Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
- Make sure your device have at least 80% 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. [Guide]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S Advance in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
- 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 Jelly Bean XXLPE Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy S Advance I9070P.
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