Update Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 to Jelly Bean 4.1.2

Update Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 to Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Official Firmware

How to Update Galaxy S3 Mini to Jelly Bean 4.1.2 – Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has received updated Firmware OS. It seems, for the android smart phone users, of course, eager to enjoy the Android jelly bean OS. And this time, Samsung has updated the firmware in their smartphones, including Samsung galaxy S3 mini. In fact, if you buy a Samsung galaxy S3 mini, of course you will get a Smartphone with Jelly bean that has been bundled in a smart phone without the need to update again.

If you have no Galaxy S3 mini with Jelly bean firmware operating system, then do not be confused. I will share how to update galaxy S3 mini into Jelly Bean OS. Android jelly bean is native from Samsung. This is the official jelly bean for the official launch Samsung galaxy S3 mini.

Reportedly, Samsung give 2 firmware version. The first is DXALL7 version, it is to update in Asia region. And the second is XXAMA2 version, it is to update in the European region.

Upgrade Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 to Jelly Bean 4.1.2

The following is how to install the jelly bean 4.1.2  firmware on galaxy S3 mini manual way.

  1. Be sure to back up all your data.
  2. Enable usb debugging, by “Settings – Applications – Development – USB Debugging”
  3. Make sure you have enough battery to do the install. At least 50%.
  4. Also make sure your device is not in a root.
  5. Now, the thing you need is a jelly bean firmware file, You can download Jelly bean official firmware for galaxy s3 mini. (download here). And also Odin, which will be installed on your computer. (Download Odin here).
  6. Turn off your device. and boot it to download mode. Follow this steps (Vol Down Key + OK button, and hold both together with the Power Button). Press Volume Up to continue to download mode once the Warning Message Appeared.
  7. After your device in download mode conditions, then you have to do is open the Odin and connect the device using the USB cable. If possible usb not connected, then you must install the Samsung drivers first. you can install the Samsung Kies that you can download from the official Samsung page.
  8. After everything was sorted out. Next, click on “PDA” to select the “tar” file you have downloaded before.
  9. After that, Click “Start” tab to begin the update. You should know that the device reboots after a successfully updated.
  10. Once the home screen or the country selector Appears code, disconnect the device and check the firmware version if it is updated. See “Settings – About Phone”


Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 Official Jellybean 4.1.2 from Samsung

Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 got Jellybean 4.1.2 Official update

If your device gets stuck on the Samsung logo, to solve it, then you have to long press the Power Button to shut down the device or re-insert the battery to start the process from the beginning.

Read also:

  1. How to Root Samsung Galaxy S3 easily
  2. How to Unroot Samsung Galaxy S3 jelly bean

Update Galaxy S3 Mini I8190 to Jelly Bean 4.1.2

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