The official firmware XXAMA1 for Galaxy S3 mini I8190 is now available to download , you can download it right now and install Android 4.1.2 Jellybean official firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. The Galaxy S3 mini was released 2 months back in November 2012, Debuted with Android 4.1.1, the Galaxy S3 wasn’t upto the mark as it didn’t go upto the expectations. Coming to the topic, this tutorial is specially for Galaxy S3 users who want to update their S3 Mini I8190 to Android 4.1.2 Jellybean, this firmware is the official firmware from Samsung and is not a custom ROM.
Reading further this tutorial will guide you to install Android 4.1.2 Jellybean on your Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, please read every line carefully as if you do something wrong, this can brick your phone. If you are not used to these things. please don’t try this. Anyhow this is not something very difficult, if you have a little knowledge about ROM’s etc, you can manage it very easily. We will use the Odin method for this which is quite easy -
-Download Odin v1.85 from here
-Download Galaxy S3 Mini i8190 Android 4.1.2 XXAMA1 firmware from here
Update Galaxy Mini I8190 Android 4.1.2 Jelly-bean -
1. Switch off your phone.
2. Now boot it into download mode, hold and press the volume down + home button and simultaneously press the power button. You will see an Android robot on screen, short press power again and you will go into download mode.
3. Connect your Galaxy S3 Mini to the computer.
4. Open Odin on your P.C and if you have successfully connected your phone, one of the boxes in Odin will get yellow.
5. Now in Odin select the files from the package you downloaded.
- Click on Phone in Odin and select the file which has “Modem” in i.
- Click on PDA and select the file which has “Code” in it.
- Click on PIT and select the .pit file
- Click on CSC and select the file which has CSC in it
6- Once done, hit start button and installation will start.
It will take a little while to finish installing, once finished it will automatically restart and when it reboots you will have all new jellybean 4.1.2 XXAMA1 Official firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S3 mini . You can like us on facebook or +1 us on Google+ too