Manual Update Galaxy S4 I9500 with Official XXUAMDL Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

Galaxy S4 BlueXXUAMDL for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 smartphone is here and ropes in the latest Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware. Recently it was on the XXUAMDB firmware and this new update fixes some of the bugs related to Gallery and also it fixes bugs related to over-heating during long voice / video calls. Though there is no exact change log of this update, you can still go ahead and apply this update which we will be guiding you on how to apply. Before we proceed on to check on how you can apply with this release, proceed with the pre requisites first to the detailed instruction guide in the next page.

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 > More > Development Options > 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.

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