Update Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 with Android 4.2.2 XXUBMH4 Jelly Bean Official Firmware
Recently Samsung has released the new Android 4.2.2 XXUBMH4 Jelly Bean Official Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105. The new firmware comes with minor bug fixes and some improvements. This one is the official firmware from the Samsung for the Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 mobile phone users. You will update your device with the help of Samsung Kies Application or you will get the latest update on your device Over-The-Air (OTA). In case you didn’t receive the update then you can follow our below mention tutorial to manually install the latest XXUBMH4 firmware on Galaxy S2 Plus, Or if you are suing the rooted device then you can’t get this update on Over-The-Air (OTA) and not even on Samsung Kies. So follow our guide step by step to update your device with the latest official Android 4.2.2 jelly bean firmware. This tutorial also works in both S2 Plus device, rooted and non-rooted devices.
The process is simple and all you need to download the latest firmware on your desktop and ODIN application to flash the firmware on your phone. Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus has the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus, an 8-megapixel camera with Dual-core 1.2 GHz processor. The guide is only for the Galaxy S2 Plus I9105, so don’t try this update on any of your other Samsung Android device. But before following this guide, read all the below mention Pre-requisites and Requirements steps to complete the installation guide.
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 Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 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 Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
How to install XXUBMH4 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus GT-I9105
Step 1. Download XXUBMH4 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean official firmware from here and extract the folder on your Windows desktop.
Step 2. As we mention above to install this update you need a ODIN application. Download ODIN application and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Switch off the Galaxy S2 Plus and boot the device in Download mode. Press and Hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning triangle appears on screen. Now press the Volume Up button again to enter Download Mode.
Step 4. Now connect your smartphone with the computer via USB cable and run the ODIN application on your desktop. 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 S2 Plus I9105 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. Now hit the Start button from the ODIN application screen to begin the installation process.
Step 7. Once the update process finished on your device you will see the “pass” message on your ODIN app screen and this time your device will be reboot.
Now your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 is updated with the latest Android 4.2.2 XXUBMH4 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.