Thursday, April 18, 2013

How to Update Galaxy S Duos S7562 to XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware


The  step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy S Duos to Android 4.0.4 XXALJ4 ICS.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 firmware update XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 is now available for download. You can download this new software update from Samsung KIES, or if for some reason you can’t, you can always follow our tutorial below to update your phone. ThisS7562XXALJ4 update is a October 2012 release and we expect it to fix previous bugs. You can install XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy S Duos S7562 using this tutorial.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy S Duos S7562 with XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 official firmware using ODIN. Please make sure you backup all your apps and personal data from the tips given below because you never know when something might go wrong. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial ;-)

You can also install stock XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware after using a custom ROM and now you can unroot Galaxy S Duos S7562 and do a fresh installation of the phone using this tutorial.

Android 4.0.4 XXALJ4 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-10-18
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S Duos to connectit with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy S Duos USB drivers! Apart from just theUSB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup datamanually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Notebackup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and install XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 ICS on Galaxy S Duos S7562.

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy S Duos to Android 4.0.4 XXALJ4 ICS. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actuallyperforming it on your Android device.

To Remember:

  • This XXALJ4 Android 4.0.4 firmware tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • This is an official software update, not a custom firmware.
  • This firmware will have carrier bits as this is for the carrier Sun in Philippines.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 4.0.4 build XXALJ4 update for Galaxy S Duos S7562, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy S Duos to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. We will soon do a tutorial on how to root Galaxy S Duos S7562 with Android 4.0.4 ICS official firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 - Download Android 4.0.4 S7562XXALJ4 for Galaxy S Duos to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 - Download ODIN v1.85 which will help you to install Android 4.0.4 on Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562.

Step 3 - Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Up + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button. Leave the buttonsas soon as you feel the phone vibrate. Press Power button again to confirm to enter into Download Mode. See here: How to Enter Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy S Duos.

Step 4 - Make sure you have your Galaxy S Duos USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 - Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step 6 - If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.

Step 7 - Now select the files that you have to flash/install on your phone. These files are to be found from the extracted files in Step 1.

  • Click on ‘PDA’ and select file with ‘CODE’ in its name.
  • Click on ‘Phone’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  • Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  • Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Step 8 - In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partitionoption, check it ONLY if you selected a .PIT file in the above step.

Step 9 - Now click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.

Step 10 - After the installation is completed, your phone will restart. After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy S Duos has now been updated to Android 4.0.4 build XXALJ4software update. Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

Thanks to Teamandroid

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