How To Update Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 with Official Jellybean 4.1.2 : This official firmware update now available in Russia and no other country. However, the firmware can be used in other countries as reported by many users without any problem.
The upgrading process is very simple. First download both I9070XXLPZ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware zip and ODIN zip files. And then, follow below mentioned guide as it is.
Disclaimer: The procedure given in this tutorial is considered as risky and may cause damage to your phone. It is recommended that you should not follow it unless you are familiar with these things. Follow this guide completely at your own risk.
You will lose custom recovery such as ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP Recovery if you have any. Custom recovery will be replaced by stock recovery. We will soon write on how to install ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy S Advance I9070. [Try search box at top-right to get it]
Your device no longer belongs to rooted device once you install this firmware. We will soon write on how to root Galaxy S Advance I9070. [Try search box at top-right to get it]
Though official firmware update usually not erase any system data but we advise you to follow our pre-requisites mentioned on previous page as precaution.
This firmware released by Samsung and flashing of this won’t increase binary counter.
Extract downloaded archive only once and not twice. If extracted zip don’t contain any modem, csc or pit file that actually means you don’t require it. The only must have file for a firmware flashing is that file with .tar.md5 extension which should be flashed through PDA section.
To run ODIN as Administrator you should right click on .exe file then click on ‘Run as administrator’ from context menu. Windows XP or lower don’t require this.
File Required(Download by clicking on it)
Odin 3.07 [Filename: Odin307.zip]
How To Update Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 with Official Android 4.1.2 Jellybean
Step 1. Extract Firmware zip file and you will get a .tar file and some other files.
Step 2. Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.07.exe along with few other files.
Step 3. Switch off your Galaxy S Advance
Step 4. Now, put the Galaxy S Advance in Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up key and Power button.
Step 5. Then, a warning message appears, press the Volume Down key to continue.
Step 6. Now run Odin3 v3.07.exe as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete the process smoothly.
Step 7. Now connect your Galaxy S Advance with your PC using USB cable.
Step 8. Then a message will arrive under Odin’s message box in the bottom left saying “Added!!”
Step 9. Select these files in Odin at respective tabs from extracted firmware folder:
- Click the PDA Button, and select the .tar file here with *code* appearing in its name
- Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave if there is no such file)
- Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave if there is no such file)
- Click the PIT Button, and select the .pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
Step 10. In Odin window, make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected. Also, make sure that Re-Partition checkbox is selected, only if you are using a .pit file.
Step 11. Double check everything that we mentioned in Step 9 & Step 10 above. Now, once satisfied hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
Step 12. Once flashing completed, you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. The tablet will then automatically rebooted and soon you will see the Samsung logo. You can then unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.
Congrats! Your Galaxy S Advance, model number I9070 should now run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean build XXLPZ. Go toSettings > About phone to verify this firmware upgrade.
Let us know how the process go for you in comment below!