You can now update your Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-I9082 with XXAMB3 Android 4.1.2 official firmware. The update was released two days back and we were able to sum up a complete tutorial on how to update Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 with Official XXAMB3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware. The update can be applied on your phone via Samsung Kies, but in case you do not want to update using this means or is facing any problem then you can follow our complete tutorial which will help you to do the same. Our article contains all the required files and instructions that are required to update your device to this latest firmware. Moreover, you should also know that I9082 is an unbranded firmware for the Galaxy Grand Duos I9082, therefore you will not find and carrier apps in the firmware.
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As you proceed with the article, we will guide you through the process involved in how to update Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 with Official XXAMB3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware using Odin. Just ensure that you follow the pre-requisites section essentially, it will help you backup your Android and other essential data’s on it.
Warning: Neither we nor the developer will hold any responsibility if you damage or brick your phone in the process of following this article. Therefore, please proceed at your own risk.
Measures to take before Updating your device:
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before rooting it. Backup all your SMS, Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amount of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.
Download Odin and Android 4.1.2 I9082XXAMB3 Firmware package from here to your computer. Install Odin on your Windows PC and extract the “Android 4.1.2 I9082XXAMB3 Firmware” package into a folder onto your desktop.
How to Update Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 with Official XXAMB3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware:
Step 1: Open Odin and reboot your phone so as to enter it in Download Mode. To do so, when your phone is OFF, press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together until the screen turns ON. Then, press the Power button and when you see the Android robot then press the power button again to enter into Download Mode.
Step 2: Now, connect your phone to the PC using original USB cable i.e. the cable that came with it.
Step 3: If Odin recognizes your device, then the ID: COM section in it will turn “Yellow” which means that all the necessary drivers for your device are there on the PC.
Step 4: Now, click on the “PDA” button and then choose the “.tar.md5” file from the folder where you have extracted the firmware package.
Step 5: Ensure that only “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are ticked in Odin. Do not make any other changes in Odin.
Step 6: Now, click on the “Start” button to begin the flashing process.
Step 7: The flashing process will complete in few minutes and your device will reboot automatically.
That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 has been successfully updated with official XXAMB3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. Share with us if you face any queries, we are here to help you always.