Monday, January 7, 2013

Install/Upgrade Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 to I9070XXLPY Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance now already receives an  Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update.  The latest firmware build I9070XXLPY hitting in Russia and truly confirmed that this is an official roll out by Samsung.  This is a shocker news for other devices that seems to be left behind. For instance, the Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 with a better specs than the Galaxy S Advance . The Galaxy S2 featured a dual-core 1.2 GHz CPU and 1 GB of RAM revelead its Jelly Bean update details a day ago in South Korea but it seems nothing more to dig for that.

The firmware seems smooth and it looks pretty awesome. There is a new Touchwiz Nature UX and a few apps added. We aren't sure about the bugs and any issues like battery life performance for this is still fresh.

Software update : I9070XXLPY Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Device: Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 (unbranded)
Country: Russia
Baseband/Modem: I9070XXLPY
Android version: 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Build Date: Dec. 12, 2012
Release Date: Jan. 13, 2012
Changlist: 660490
Galaxy Advance Android 4.1.2 UpdateI9070XXLPY
Again, this update now initialy available for Russsian users of unbranded Samsung Galaxy S Advance via Samsung Kies or OTA (Over the air). This might bound to hit soon in European countries and the rest of the world. So, just watch it out!

How to manually Install Android 4.1.2 I9070XXLPY on Samsung Galaxy S Advance

If you are an Android device tweakers and knows how to use Odin, you can can upgrade to 4.1.2 now. All you need is grab the original stock ROM an flash it through Odin tool. If you don't know what this is all about then leave your phone untouched or you might mess it up in no time. This is for experts, tech-savvy's and alike used only.
 Disclaimer: Use of this guide is solely at your own risk! We are not responsible if anything happens to your device.

Prepare the following
- Back up all important data stored from the phone.
- Fully re-charge the phone's battery.
- Use Windows Based computer or laptop, Odin will not work on MAC and Linux OS.
- Disable Kies on system tray, Kies will block Odin from working.
- A supplied USB cable for your phone.

Grab the stock ROM
New Update!  I9070XXLQE 4.1.2
Grab Odin Odin3_v3.07 link
Grab and Install the USB Driver download

1. Extract or "unzip" the Stock ROM in a separate folder of your computer.

I9070XXLPY stock ROM
2. Run Odin on your computer
3. Click the PDA button and then browse to folder where you have extracted the .tar.md5 file.

PDA: HOME_I9070XXLPY_I9070SERLPY_660490_REV00_user_low_ship.tar.md5
4. Make sure "DO NOT TICK" the "Re-Partition" checkbox option.
5. Set the phone into Download Mode
6. Connect the phone to computer or laptop via USB cable
7. Hit "START" button to begin the installation.
8. Wait for the word "PASS" to appear.
9. Disconnect the phone from the computer once completely rebooted.

Troubleshooting Flashing Failure with Odin

Q: I got an error message that says “Set-up connection Failed” or "Flash completed (success 0/failed 1)"?
A: 1. Check your USB connection from the phone to PC,
2. Connect to another PC USB port
3. Check and try to another USB cable
4. Re-install the USB driver.
Q: Odin just suddenly stuck in the middle of nowhere while in flashing progress, It isn’t responding at all?
A: Check for possible program that might interrupt the process, like disabling the anti-virus and closing any running programs.
Try to use another PC or laptop,
Q: The flashing went well, but now I can't boot into the system normally. I get past the splash screen, get samsung bootlogo and music and then it continuously repeat samsungs animation?
A: You can fix it via recovery mode option, do this:
Boot in recovery mode
1. Press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button.
2. Use volume keys to select, Up and Down and Power or Home key to select the option
3. Select Wipe Data/Factory Reset using the Home button.
4. Next select the Wipe Cache Partition
5. Lastly, select Reboot System Now to reboot your phone in Normal mode.

Any more thoughts about this update, just drop your comments.


  1. Is this version only in russian? Or english at least too?

  2. hi
    am from Jordan
    I tried to download jelly bean
    But this message ( the parameter is incorrect ) appeared in odin program
    What is the problem ??

  3. @thaer check out ur phone supported firmware .
    if your phone support that firmware you will be only able to install that

    Dial *#06# to get the IMEI and write it down; Dial *#272*IMEI# on the dial pad.
    Check Your ‘Sales Code’ (PCode) – after that hit ‘Cancel’ ! / ‘Install’ will wipe Your phone.

  4. Dial *#06# to get the IMEI and write it down; Dial *#272*IMEI# on the dial pad.
    Check Your ‘Sales Code’ (PCode) – after that hit ‘Cancel’ ! / ‘Install’ will wipe Your phone.

  5. how to do screen capture after ugrade to jelly bean?

  6. Super worked like a charm! Thanks a million!

  7. this version only have 1 language or have other ones ?

  8. Mostly European languages.

  9. Yes, English, Dutch, French, Spanish etc..

  10. Nice and how i change the language ?

  11. Definitely has English. I hv US English.

  12. After i installed , i couldent use my mobile data . why ? i installed 3 times , and no results

  13. Hi,

    after *#272*IMEI# keyboard does not apper. Do you have any ideas, how to change Sales Code in this case?

    Thanks in advance,

  14. Just grab a CSC changer app from Play Store.

  15. I also want to know how to do this too.

  16. I have upgraded to jelly bean successfully, now I am receiving messages to upgrade firmware for jelly bean and I am unable to. can you assist in telling me how I can install the update

  17. Need to manually setting at mobile network> apn setting. Refer your telco provider

  18. you just hold power+home button together within 2 second.finish..!!