Manual Update India Galaxy S4 i9500 with Official Jellybean 4.2.2 XWUBMG1 Firmware – Guide

Galaxy S4 BlueGalaxy S4 Exynos variant can finally be applied with the latest and official version of Jellybean 4.2.2 Android OS. While this update as of now is only available for Indian SGS4 users, this update can also be applied for Sri Lankan as well as for Russian devices. Just in case if you hate to wait for the update and would like to manually apply the update can very well follow the instructions mentioned in this article for Jellybean 4.2.2 upgrade. Before proceeding, you will have to make sure that you have followed the list of quick pre requisites. This all new jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware update is dubbed as XWUBMG1.

Note: Applying this firmware update will in no manner be rooting the device / voiding the warranty.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy S4 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps,

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 computer 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: 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 proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.

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