Galaxy Ace 2

Manual Update Galaxy ACE 2 I8160 with Offcial XXMF1 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy ACE 2 I8160 Android smartphone can now be updated with the latest Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware version which officially released by Samsung Electronics. While there is no estimated time on by when there will be an official firmware update pushed across all geographic limits, you can still go ahead and apply this firmware in your device with the help of some simple instructions. So, after the list of quick pre requisites, you will need to follow the procedure which has been detailed in the next page. This firmware update of Jellybean 4.1.2 is dubbed as XXMF1.

Note: Applying this update will in no manner be rooting the device as it’s the official firmware update released by Samsung.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your device should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Please note that since this firmware is not officially released across all the parts in globe,

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device which is very unlikely if you follow the instructions carefully mentioned in this article.

Once you are done with all the above mentioned steps, head over to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed guide which will help you update the device.

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  1. Avay

    January 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    I upgraded my Ace II to JB 4.1.2 but now no baseband and my phone is unable to detect sim cards please suggest me the possible solution…….

  2. Bonmidi

    October 14, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    After updating, my ACE 2 (Hong Kong) now have No IMEI and Baseband and therefore could not be used for calling.
    Please advise.. thanks

  3. shunmugavadivel

    September 7, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    Please give update for galaxy w I 8150

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 8, 2013 at 11:06 am

      we will very soon come up with the same for Galaxy W I8150 model as well

  4. shunmugavadivel

    August 22, 2013 at 12:18 am

    Can i use this update for galaxy w I8150. Kindly reply

    • Pradeep Neela

      August 25, 2013 at 8:40 pm

      no, its only for Galaxy ACE

  5. Nyo Maung Maung

    August 19, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Does it include Myanmar (Burmese) language? I want to upgrade my phone to jb 4.1.2 including myanmar language.

    • Pradeep Neela

      October 4, 2013 at 8:58 pm

      yes it includes mynamar options as well

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