This is a basically maintenance update for Samsung Galaxy S4 after updating galaxy s4 to latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat XXUGNI1 official firmware you will get new drivers , some security bugs are fixed, performance enhancements , bug fixed . This update is for international version galaxy s4 and after updating you will enjoy full speed galaxy s4 more compatible device than ever. This update is being rolled out through OTA (Over The Air) and through Samsung KIES . But if you are still waiting for this maintenance update then you are at right place . We today guide you how to manually update your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 To XXUGNI1 Android 4.4.2 Official Firmware.
Before you start you need the following .
- USB Drivers
- Download ODIN
- Backup Android Apps
- Backup Messages
- Backup Call logs
- Enable USB Debugging Mode , go to settings > developers options > enable USB debugging mode.
- Make sure the battery of your smartphone is charged more than 60%.
- Download Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware.
This guide is for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 variant , do not try this method on any other galaxy S4 variant. Follow each step carefully in case of any mishap or you brick your smartphone we are not held responsible for that .
How To Update Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 To XXUGNI1 Android 4.4.2 Official Firmware:
Step 1- Switch Off your smartphone.
Step 2- Boot your smartphone in Download Mode. Press and hold volume down+home+power buttons .
Step 3- Open Odin.
Step 4- Now connect your smartphone with PC and when your smartphone connects successfully one of the Odin port become colorful.
Step 5- Now extract the file you download above ( Android 4.4.2 KitKat).
Step 6- Click on PDA or AP and select the file with CODE in his name , this file will be found in extract folder of Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Step 7- Check Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options in Odin.
Step 8- Click Start.
After installation completes your device will automatically boots and when you see the home screen unplug your device .