Monday, 21 October 2013

How To Install Android 4.2.2 XXUAMH2 Jelly Bean Firmware on Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE

Early this week the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 model has received the latest official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware called XXUAMH2 version. The new firmware is the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and has been released by Over the Air (OTA).

This guide is provided especially for all users who want to learn how manually update the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 device with this latest update (Official Android 4.2.2 XXUAMH2 Jelly Bean firmware).

A manually update procedure is necessary because this new OTA firmware is released gradually, in some cases the new update is not available for all markets, and it is available only for some limited markets.
So, knowing the step by step process about how to manually install the firmware you can successfully install the ROM on the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 device.

The new software comes with some bug fixes facilities over the problems reported by the users. Moreover, the new OS is more stable and brings some new features and applications.

The main advantage that the new update has is that it is official software that has been rolled out by Samsung for its Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE model number I9205 device.

When you apply an official software it comes with numerous advantages as the warranty for your device in case you lost it will be restored, if the device has been rooted or installed some custom tools and your device don’t receive the latest updates after you have an official update these latest officially updates will be available for you.

In additional, this new manually step by step guide and the firmware file work on both rooted and un-rooted Galaxy Mega 6.3 devices.

Pre-requisites Required:
  • Odin software will be used for completing this step by step instructional guide. As, you probably know that the ODIN software is a dedicated tool, developed by Samsung, that is used for flashing stock firmware on Samsung Branded devices.
  • Anyway, even though the firmware file it is one official and the ODIN is released by Samsung,you still should be careful when apply a manual guide, because if something is missing or the procedure isn’t correctly applied you can end up the procedure in damage or bricking your Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE device.
  • Before beginning you need backup all the data that you’ve stored into device’s internal memory of your 6.3 device as prevention, there isn’t a required wipe task but in some cases a wipe memory is required to boot the device if something isn’t correctly applied.
  • So, to get a full backup you should use suitable backup and restore applications from Google Play Store and save your important data.
  • During the installation process,a Windows based computer will be necessary, the USB cable for device and the Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 device also are required.
  • On the Windows PC all the security programs such as antivirus, firewall and antimalware programs have to be uninstalled or deactivated.
  • Ensure that the device’s battery has more than 60 % power left before going to the next section, otherwise if the charge level of battery is less you can receive a forced power off during the installation process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your smartphone from the next path: “settings – applications – development”
  • Use this guide only for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 device, this present official firmware file (Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean XXUAMH2) and all instructions listed here are working with the specified model only.

How to install Android 4.2.2 XXUAMH2 Jelly Bean Firmware on Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE version

  1. Download and install the suitable USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device, if you don’t have the USB drivers you need to download and install Samsung KIES application for getting these.
  2. Download the official JB 4.2.2 XXUAMH2 firmware file on your PC from here save it in your computer.
  3. Unzip the downloaded software file.
  4. Download the ODIN software from here save it in your computer and then install it.
  5. Run ODIN application on your PC.
  6. Next, power off the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device before going any further.
  7. Boot it in Download Mode menu by pressing volume down and home buttons in the same time.
  8. Now, while the device is booted into Download Mode and the ODIN application is running on your PC, connect the device to the computer.
  9. ODIN software will start to recognize the device.
  10. If everything works well then the ODIN application will display added” message, while the ID: COM section will return yellow or blue.
  11. Note: If the ODIN application doesn’t recognize the device, then close ODIN, then disconnect the USB cable and reinstall the USB drivers once again. After that, repeat all steps from the beginning.
  12. If everything is working as explained above then move to the next step.
  13. From ODIN application select “PDA” button.
  14. Browse and pick the firmware file from the place where you extracted the downloaded firmware file.
  15. Important: On ODIN application the re-partition and f.reset time checkboxes should be un-checked.
  16. From ODIN click on “start”.
  17. The installation process will start immediately; don’t touch anything else while the flashing process it is in progress.
  18. When the installation process it is complete Odin will display the “pass” message, and in additional the ID: COM section will now turn green background.
  19. Now, remove the USB cable from the PC and disconnect the Galaxy Mega 6.3 device from PC.
  20.  Reboot you’re the Galaxy Mega 6.3 device as you are done.
  21. Note: Keep in mind that the first boot will take longer time to complete than in the usual mode. Don’t panic, this is absolutely normal.
Troubleshooting and ways to solve the issues:
If the smartphone will enter into a boot loop then you have to:
  • Reboot the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device LTE edition into recovery mode.
  • From the recovery mode select wipe data factory reset” and “wipe cache partition”.
  • Important: When you wipe the system all your data will be erased, so a full backup is required.
  • Now, select “+++go back+++” and return the system into main menu of recovery mode.
  • From the main menu of the recovery mode select “reboot system now”. That’s all
If the ODIN application gets stuck you have to:
  • Close the ODIN application on your PC.
  • Now, disconnect the Android device from PC by removing the USB cable.
  •  Force restarts the smartphone.
  • Now, you need to reinstall the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 once again on your PC.
  • Repeat all step by step procedure from the beginning.
Congratulation, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 LTE I9205 device,is running onto Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean XXUAMH2 firmware.



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