Good news to all Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 mobile phone users, Samsung officially released the new latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware update. The new updates come with some new features and some bug fixes. If you have the Duos I9082 and still running in Android 4.1.2 firmware, then you can update your device with the new latest update. The update is available on most of the countries such as Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The firmware is packed with some new features such lockscreen widgets, Daydream screensaver mode and new status bar. You can update your device with the help of Samsung KIES application or with the help of your system inbuilt OTA update feature. If you have the rooted device, then after this update you will lose your root access. But after that you can root your device again and enjoy the rooting benefits on your phone. If you are looking for the manula method to install the update on your phone, then read our below mention guide to update your phone with ODIN application.
Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 has the 5.0″ 16M-color TFT capacitive touchscreen of WVGA with 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, 1GB of RAM, 8MP autofocus camera with LED flash, 2MP secondary camera and 8GB of inbuilt storage with microSD slot. In the below mention tutorial you will find the list of the firmware based on your region or country. Select the right firmware and follow the the steps one by one on your device.
Three Methods to Update Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
1. Use Samsung Kies Application to Update your device from your desktop. Read our full guide here how to use Samsung Kies to update Samsung Phone.
2. Update Samsung Android phone Via OTA Feature. To do this to your phone Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update
3. Manual method with ODIN application. Follow the below mention tutorial to manually update your device.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.
b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your Samsung Grand Duos I9082 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Samsung USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the root process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to update Grand Duos I9082. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
Update Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 via ODIN Application
Step 1. Download the appropriate firmware from the below mention list and extract the folder on your desktop.
India (I9082XXUBMI1_I9082ODDBMI1_INS.zip | 944.5 MB)
Iraq (I9082XXUBMHC_I9082OJVBMH3_MID.zip | 931.1 MB)
Saudi Arabia (I9082XXUBMHC_I9082OJVBMH3_KSA.zip | 931.1 MB)
Turkey (I9082XXUBMHC_I9082OJVBMH3_TUR.zip | 930.4 MB)
India (I9082XXUBMHD_I9082ODDBMH3_INU.zip | 931.6 MB)
Indonesia (I9082XXUBMHB_I9082OLBBMH7_XSE.zip | 920 MB)
Philippines (Smart) (I9082XXUBMHB_I9082OLBBMH7_SMA.zip | 920 MB)
Malaysia (I9082XXUBMHB_I9082OLBBMH7_XME.zip | 920 MB)
Thailand (I9082XXUBMHB_I9082THLBMH1_THL.zip | 896.1 MB)
Vietnam (I9082XXUBMHB_I9082OLBBMH7_XXV.zip | 920 MB)
Step 2. Download the ODIN flash tool on your desktop and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Now Switch off your phone and wait for 5 seconds. Now boot your phone in Download mode. To do this press and hold Volume Down + Power button together until you see a construction Android robot in phone screen. Press Volume Up button again to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4. Now you phone is in download mode and ready to update. Connect your phone with your computer using USB cable. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.
Step 5. Once the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) is connected with the ODIN application, do the following: (Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)
Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);
a- Select the PDA checkbox, and click the ‘.tar.md5? file
b- Tap the Phone checkbox, and select the file named ‘modem’ (ignore if such file is not found)
c- Choose the CSC checkbox, and click the file named ‘CSC’ (ignore if there is no such file)
d- Click the PIT checkbox, and choose the ‘.pit’ file (ignore if the file is missing)
[Note: Ignore the last three steps (b, c and d) if such files are not found.]
Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application
Step 6. Recheck all the above mention setting and hit the Start button from the ODIN application.
Step 7. The now the update process will run on your Samsung phone, Once the update is done you will see the PASS message on ODIN screen. This time your device will be reboot and you can then safely unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from PC.
That’s it!. Now your Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 is running with the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.