Latest version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean XXUBMGA Firmware is now available for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 users. The update is now out and Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 users will update their device from the Samsung KIES or directly as an OTA update. Currently the update is available for the Russian users, if you are from other region or still didn’t receive the update on your device and want to update your device with this latest firmware. Than you can follow our manual update method to Update your Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Firmware. In this new update you can lots of new features on your smartphone such as lockscreen widgets, Daydream screensaver mode and more. To update your device via OTA method go the setting of device than check the Software Update option from about phone settings. Or follow the below mention guide step by step to manually update you device.
Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Jelly Bean firmware and the below mention instructions are only for the Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 model only, so don;t try this method on any of your other android devices. Verify the device model number by navigating to Settings > About Phone. After that follow the guide to update your device.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) First and most important thing to do is take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. So in case if you lost some of your data in the update process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.
b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 phone battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 USB Driver on your PC and install it to start the update process.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to Update your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Firmware.
How to Update Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Firmware
Step 1. Download the latest Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Firmware for Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 from here. After downloading the firmware extract the file on your desktop.
Step 2. Now Download ODIN Flash tool from here to flash the download firmware on your device. Again extract the download folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Switch off your device and boot your phone in download mode. To do the following turn off your mobile phone and wait a couple of seconds; then press and hold the power, volume down and home buttons at the same time until the download mode is being displayed.
Step 4. Once your device in Download mode, connect your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 with your computer via USB cable.
Step 5. Now run the ODIN application on your desktop that you downloaded on step 2. If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes of ODIN app screen will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
Step 6. Once the device is connected with the ODIN application, do the following: ( So this very carefully otherwise you brick your phone)
Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);
-Select the PDA checkbox, and click the ‘.tar.md5’ file
-Tap the Phone checkbox, and select the file named ‘modem’ (ignore if such file is not found)
-Choose the CSC checkbox, and click the file named ‘CSC’ (ignore if there is no such file)
-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.] And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.
Step 7. After that hit the START button to begin the installation process. The the installation process will take some time. At the end on Odin screen the ID:COM will turn in green and the “pass” message will be displayed. Now you can disconnect your device from the computer.
Now your Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 is update with the official Android 4.2.2 XXUBMGA 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.