Update Galaxy S Duos S7562 to XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

Galaxy S Duos S7562 official ICS firmware is now available for download and can be updated manually. Samsung recently rolled out S7562XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 ICS update for Galaxy S Duos S7562 in various countries including Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Firmware that available for Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan comes with Arabic language support. If you want Arabic language support in your Galaxy S Duos S7562 though you live outside the firmware rolled out country then flash carrier unbranded firmware manually on your smartphone. Galaxy S Duos S7562 comes with Android 4.0.4 ICS out of the box hence this update just comes with few minor fixes and performance improvements. We all waiting for official Jelly Bean for Galaxy S Duos S7562 as technically the smartphone is capable to run the OS. XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 ICS can be downloaded and installed on your smartphone through Samsung Kies or via OTA update. However, due to some reason if you can’t follow the official method then you can always manually update Galaxy S Duos S7562 to XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 ICS 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 XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 ICS 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 Duos GT-S7562 or unbrick Galaxy S Duos S7562 if brick happen because of software issue.

In this article we will guide you to install S7562XXBMD6 official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy S Duos, model number S7562. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.0.4 ICS firmware in Galaxy S Duos S7562. 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.

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Android 4.0.4 XXBMD6 Firmware Details:

PDA: S7562XXBMD6
Version: 4.0.4
Date: May, 2013

Warning!

This tutorial is only for Galaxy S Duos, model number S7562. 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
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.

Important!

  1. 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]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S Duos in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
  5. 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 ICS XXBMD6 Android 4.0.4 official firmware update for Galaxy S Duos S7562.

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