Samsung already pushed many regular firmware updates for the new Samsung Galaxy Win GT-I8552 Smartphone and here is the latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update, the firmware version is XXAMG3. The Galaxy Win I8552 recently released by Samsung with Quad Core Snapdragon 200 series processor, quite similar to the Galaxy Grand Duos except the processor and camera, comes with the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. Since the phone already comes with the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, you can only expect few bug fixes and performance enhancement with this latest firmware update. The firmware is currently rolled out for several countries (list of countries with download link available below). You can install the update on your Galaxy Win I8552 in a number of ways. To make the update in official way, connect your phone to PC and use the Kies utility or use the system inbuilt OTA feature from Settings>>About Phone>>Software Update. Other than OTA and Kies, if you are looking for a manual update guide then follow our simple step by step tutorial to manually update your Galaxy Win I8552 with the latest XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware. Please note, this tutorial don’t require a custom recovery such as CWM recovery or a rooted Galaxy Win I8552 because to install this firmware we will use ODIN utility. After installing official firmware XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean you can always root your Galaxy Win I8552 with the help of proper rooting method.
Continue reading this page to install XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update in Galaxy Win I8552 using ODIN. However, before moving towards installation of firmware we recommend you to backup your apps and other personal data. Although, installing official firmware restore everything if your Android device was running on official firmware before flashing this latest XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware but it always better to have a backup. Also manual backup let you move your personal data from one manufacturer to another; for example you can use Samsung Galaxy Note 2 data to HTC Butterfly. In below written tutorial we not only direct you towards a step-by-step guide to update Galaxy Win I8552 to XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean using Odin but also give you necessary tips to safe guard your data.
Download Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean I8552XXAMG3 Firmware:
Download right firmware for your Galaxy Win I8552 from the below list. Note that, firmware here which are Unbranded or not carrier branded, regardless of country or region, can be flash on any Galaxy Win I8552.
Philippines (Smart): I8552XXAMG3_I8552OLBAMG2_SMA.zip
Philippines (Globe): I8552XXAMG3_I8552OLBAMG2_GLB.zip
[Firmware for rest of the countries will be update here when available]
We at Droid Firmwares write tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience a damage after following this tutorial. Also remember,this guide is only applicable for Galaxy Win I8552. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.
As there is always some risk involve while you install anything other than what you have presently. It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites to stay safe.
- Backup your important data such as SMS, Call Log, Contacts, APN and MMS settings. You can follow our Android backup guide for this. It’s also a good idea to backup your internal memory content to external SD card, specially if you need to perform any wiping task during or after installation process.
- If your device turn off during the installation process unless explicitly mentioned on this tutorial then it may experience a hard brick. That’s why, it’s good idea to check battery percentage before following this tutorial. Usually, the phone should have 60% or more power when you flash a custom ROM or firmware. Firmware installation can be done with 25% or more power when the device is connected to computer using USB and get charge through it. It will be fine to have 30% or more if you going to root a firmware. Learn How to Check Battery Percentage in Android phones.
- USB Debugging mode should be turned of if it’s disabled otherwise you can’t transfer file using USB cable. Learn: How to Enable/Disable USB Transfer on Android Devices.
- Another thing you should note that nearly all our tutorial at Droid Firmwares is for carrier unlocked and bootloader unlocked devices. You shouldn’t try to install it on a locked device unless explicitly mentioned anywhere in tutorial.
Download Galaxy Win I8552 Latest USB Drivers
Since you will need to connect your smartphone to your PC, so you will need to have your Galaxy Win I8552 drivers installed on your computer. Visit our USB Driver Download page. If you can access your mobile content in your PC when both are connected then you already have it.
So, you have done everything that we mentioned above, right! Now, as you have taken necessary precaution, you are ready to move towards next page where we summed up detail instruction on how to install XXAMG3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update on Galaxy Win I8552.