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Manual Update Galaxy S4 I9505 with XXUAMDC Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware

The second firmware for Galaxy S4 has finally been released and is dubbed as XXUAMDC which ropes in the latest Jellybean 4.2.2 version of Android firmware. Though there are minor bugs which are there in the device which includes lesser RAM for end user, it will be interesting to see on by when these bugs will be addressed. So, let’s check out on how you can apply with this firmware but before which you need to make sure that you go through the list of pre requisites.

Note: Applying this update won’t root the device or void the warranty in any manner. For all those who wish to root their Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones, we will be coming out with the detailed tutorial in the coming days.


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.

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