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Manual Update Galaxy GRAND I9082 with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 XXUBMHD Firmware – Guide

GALAXY-GRANDXXUBMHD Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware for Samsung Galaxy GRAND smartphone is the latest firmware rolled out by Samsung Electronics. Though it’s still not clear about the global release of this firmware, the best part is that you can still apply this update. So, let’s check out on how you can apply this firmware update easily so that you can fix issues like Force Close issues in some of the apps and also this update fixes the overheating issue while charging which was reported by some users earlier.

Before proceeding to the actual procedure mentioned in the next page, follow all the list of quick pre requisites below to facilitate smoother firmware update.

Note: Applying this firmware update won’t root the device / void the warranty in any manner. Also, this firmware should only be applied to Galaxy GRAND device and not for Galaxy GRAND Quattro.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Samsung Galaxy GRAND smartphone should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup with the help of KIES as it may not help you restore the data back.

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

  • From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” enable the SUB Debugging Mode. Minimum charge left in your phone is 30% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of firmware update increases which may even brick your Galaxy Grand.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Let’s head over to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide which will help you update the device.

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7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. Homeyar

    October 23, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    typo error it was XXUBMHD (not XXUBMFD). which is more stable XXUBMHD or XXUBMI1. Kindly elaborate

  2. Homeyar

    October 23, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    When I first updated to firmware xxUBMFD the phone performed brilliantly. I then updated to XXUBMI1 and it seemd a little laggy to me. Also google services was hogging my battery during standy so in my google account settings i removed syncing from all accept gmail. Also when my GPS is on for a long time my phone started to heat up. Is that natural. Once again which is a more stable version.XXUBMHD or XXUBMI1

  3. Homeyar

    October 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    I need to know difference between firmware i9082XXUBMHD released on 30th August and I9082XXUBMI1 released on 9th september. And which is more stable.

  4. Sameer

    September 17, 2013 at 7:48 am

    Thanks Pradeep

  5. Sameer

    September 14, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Can anyone let me know what is the difference between Jellybean 4.2.2 XXUBMHD and XXUBMF2
    base band versions.
    If possible share the screenshots

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 15, 2013 at 3:04 pm

      the Modem has changed which fixes the issues pertaining to WiFi

  6. Swanand Gadgil

    September 9, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    I applied this update but I am facing batter drain issue and occassional hangs. Please help me.

    I am an Indian user. Has the rollout started for this update in India officially?

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