For all those in India who bought the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 smartphone can now update their phone with the latest Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware version which is dubbed as XXUAMDM. The best part of this update is that it fixes some bugs which are related to the Samsung Hub App as some of the users have reported about the Error of “999” in the app and also some integration issues with Samsung Account too has been addressed in this update. Before we head to the detailed tutorial on how to apply with this update, you need to go through the list of pre requisites which we have mentioned below. And also, not to forget, this is the First Update for Galaxy S4 I9505 smartphone Officially from Samsung Electronics.
Note: Applying with this firmware update won’t root your device in any manner. Also, irrespective of you from any country, you can very well apply with this firmware as it’s an Official firmware update released by Samsung.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S4 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps manually and not with the KIES PC Suite.
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 USB 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 rooting process.
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.
Assuming that you are done with the above 3 pre requisites, you can now follow the list of instructions below for rooting your Galaxy S4.