Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 is the new model in town and each one has died to put their hands on it. The author is one of them. If you already got this phone then here the official update available for the model that is Jellybean 4.1.2. The firmware is dubbed as XXAMC8 and if you haven’t got it yet then update it later by downloading the pack from here.
This is all new models so not much custom ROM or rooting is available. Only the little update is sufficient for the model because it is already running the latest os i.e. Jellybean 4.1.2 and hope to get android 4.2 update on it. Anyways if you have problems with the device firmware or bricked a bit then apply the official Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware update on Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082.
Check the model number by settings->about phone and scroll to see the number mentioned. If applied on other model than this, then it would give unexpected results which will not be the responsibility of Pamandroid in future.
- Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
- Computer with internet
- Original USB cable
- Device must be charged in order to get rid of automatic switch off
- Backup all the data in case of loss
- Enable the USB Cable by settings->application->development and tick the box
Steps to update Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXAMC8 firmware:
Step 1: First download the official Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware for Grand (http://www.hotfile.com/dl/199035062/52efe06/I9082XXAMC8_I9082TMNAMC1_TMN.zip.html) in computer and also download the Odin (http://www.mediafire.com/?7v7zor9d379emeg). Extract both the files with file extractor and place in desktop to find them easily.
Step 2: Now take your phone switch it off to land on recovery mode to clear caches. This removal is done to avoid unexpected hang overs and all stuffs. Press and hold Volume up key+ home button+ power button all together. Then the phone lands in recovery mode where you have to select wipe data cache and wipe data /factory reset. Then go back and select reboot system now.
Step 3: Click on Odin exe file to launch it and connect the device to computer after entering in download mode. For that press and hold volume down key+ home button+ power button. Then the green robot appears on screen, now connect the device to computer.
Step 4: After connecting the ID: COM box in Odin panel turns yellow which means the device has got detected by Odin. Then click on PDA and select the tar file you have downloaded.
Step 5: Click on start to initiate the program and then wait for 5 minutes, the device will get automatically rebooted.
Well, everything is finished, just detach the cable and enjoy the latest updated update Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXAMC8 firmware.