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Thursday, September 18, 2014

S5280XXAMI2 for Galaxy Star GT-S5280 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware- How to Install & Downloadanda

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Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5280 can now be updated with the XXAMI2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean officialfirmware. The latest firmware build version isS5280XXAMI2. The device was released with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean . Samsung is yet to release Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean or any further android version for the device. If you own the device and not yet updated any latestfirmware, then update this latest firmware using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you todownload and install the S5280XXAMI2 Android 4.1.2Jelly Bean firmware manually through Odin. You can check  latest available firmware for your device through OTA (over the air) from Settings-About Phone-Software Update.
As the Galaxy Star S5280 already running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, you can only expect few bug fixes and performance enhancement. So, want to update your Galaxy Star S5280 to the latest XXAMI2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware? To install in official way, either you can go forOTA update as mentioned above or download firmware through the Samsung Kies utility. However, most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, in this article you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the latest Android 4.1.2 XXAMI2 firmware on your Galaxy Star S5280 through Odin.
Important Note:
"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5280 model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Follow all the pre-requisites, procedures and steps carefully to avoid breaking your phone".
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean S5280XXAMI2 Official Firmware Download List
Samsung rolled out the firmware for the following countries. The firmware which are unbranded or not locked to any carrier, no matter of which country or region, can be flashed on any Galaxy Star GT-S5280 model.
South Africa (Vodafone): S5280XXAMI2_S5280OJVAMI1_XFV.zip 

[Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available]
Previous Firmware Build
Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power
Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
Points to be Noted:
If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM
Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery
After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must follow before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points. Now, go through the below tutorial to install Android 4.1.2 S5280XXAMI2 official firmware on Galaxy Star S5280.

How to Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware on Galaxy Star S5280 through Odin:

Download Android 4.1.2 XXAMI2 Firmware for Galaxy Star S5280 from the above list
Download Odin 3.07
Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Star S5280 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Extract the downloaded Odin3.07 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.07.exe file as an administrator(Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
Now connect your Galaxy Star S5280 to your computer via USB cable
In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and“Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension.tar.md5
In Odin screen, click on PDA button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension(The firmware file look something like: S5280XXDLJ5_S5280ODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)
Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.
Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
You can now disconnect your phone from computer
Congrats! you just completed the tutorial to update Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware on Galaxy Star GT-S5280. Hope you successfully done the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your Galaxy Star should now running on the latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean build version XXAMI2. You can confirm the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone. If you stuck in any point or find any issue with the download link, then feel free to contact with us using the comment form below.


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