How To Update Samsung Galaxy S4 With I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2

Good news to all Indian Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 users, today Samsung officially released the new I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2 firmware for Indian users. The update come with lots of new features such App to SD card support, Smearing issue fix, new Camera Firmware and more. You can get the new Update via KIES or Over the Air (OTA update) If you didn’t received the update till yet, then no need to worry in this guide we will help you to Update Samsung Galaxy S4 With I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2 firmware. The update is about 343MB and is available Over-the-Air (OTA) in India, if you want to do it manually then you have to download the file near About 1.5 GB and flash it on your mobile with the help of ODIN flash tool.

Update Samsung Galaxy S4 With I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2

Update Samsung Galaxy S4 With I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2

Here are the Details of the Latest Samsung Galaxy S 4 Firmware, I9500XXUBMEA Firmware Details:

Modem: I9500DDUBMEA
Version: Android 4.2.2 JDQ39
Build Date: May 29th, 2013
Changelist: 768420

NOTE: Follow this guide at your own risk. won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.

But before following this tutorial download the below mention files on your desktop and install and also enable some setting on your device.


a) Take the Full Backup of your device with these application

b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Download and install Samsung Drivers from here.

How To Manually Update Samsung Galaxy S4 With I9500DDUBMEA Firmware

Step 1. Download the ODIN flash Tool on your Desktop and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 2.
After this Download the latest Galaxy S4 Firmware I9500DDUBMEA on your desktop, Then extract the downloaded zip file. After extracting, you will either get one .tar / .tar.md5 file.

Step 3. Turn off your device so that it can be entered in the Download Mode. To do this hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds. When you see the warning screen, let go of all buttons then hit the Volume Up button to enter ODIN Download mode.

Step 4. Now you Galaxy S 4 in Download Mode, connect the Device with Your PC via USB cable. When your device is connected, one of Odin ID:COM boxes will turn yellow and display the COM port number. See the screenshot below:


Step 5. Now in ODIN screen choose PDA, then browse the Galaxy S4 Firmware I9500DDUBMEA file that you download on step 2. Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not.

Step 6. After this, hit the Start button from the ODIN screen, Now the Flash Process will take some time to update your device.

Once the process is completed your device will reboot. You can now disconnect from the PC and start using it. That’s it now your Samsung Galaxy S4 is update with the latest I9500DDUBMEA Android 4.2.2 firmware.

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