Update Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 To XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

La Fleur subscribers in Russia, Baltic, Slovenia, Luxembourg and Bulgaria as well as Play subscribers in Poland received I8190XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190. The firmware update is up for Kies users as well as for an OTA update. However, if you are using a custom ROM or for any other reason can’t able to download and install it via officially recommended process then continue reading this article to manually install I8190XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190.

In this article we will guide you to install I8190XXAMA2 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.

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Android 4.1.2 XXAMA2 Firmware Details:

PDA: I8190XXAMA2
CSC: I8190QBLAMA1 / I8190PRTAMA1 / I8190QUXAMA1 / I8190QXXAMA1 / I8190QXEAMA1
Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013-01-11
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Warning!

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.

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

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S3 Mini in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  4. 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 XXAMA2 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190.

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