Upgrade Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware

Upgrade Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware :- Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 has joined the lucky list of Samsung’s devices to receive Android KitKat v4.4.2 Upgrade . Samsung’s dealing with the users has been hard enough when it comes to the Android Upgrade . When it comes to upgradation of the devices on Android KitKat v4.4.2 , the response hasn’t been a very good by Samsung while Sony and other manufacturers have been trying their best to Upgrade maximum of their devices to Android KitKat. Upgarde of Android KitKat v4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 has been issued with official firmware. Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 users don’t need to face any such disappointments from software side anymore now as there’s an official firmware based on the build number XXUCNG1 available for the Galaxy S4 Mini I9190.

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Samsung has already Upgraded a number of it’s applications with so many newly added features. Some of the brilliant applications have already got a new UI out of which Settings app is the prominent and most important one one.Android KitKat v4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 has been issued after doing a lot of homework.The upgradation has come in form of white icons in the transparent notification bar, along with music player on the lockscreen has been given a new and better look. Arrangements for bug fixing and performance enhancements have already been made in Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 for the users. Basically, more important is Android KitKat v4.4.2 that makes this Upgrade a must have for all users of Galaxy S4 Mini I9190.

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The Upgrade of Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware is currently available only for Russian region as of now. But that doesn’t matter much as manual Upgradation of Android KitKat v4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 to this firmware is very easy too. In this post , you will also be helped with a complete and precise guide that will provide you help so that you can easily Upgrade your Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9190 to Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 official firmware using Samsung’s genuine flashtool Odin3. You need to make sure that you’ll follow the guidelines provided exactly in order to get this task completed without facing much problem.

Details of the FIRMWARE :-

  • Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9190
  • OS: Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCG1
  • Build Number: I9190XXUCNG1
  • Build Date: 03/7/2014
  • Region: SER
  • Changelist: 1995154

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Some early preparations :-

  1. The guide to the Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware given here is only for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 GT-I9190. Don’t try this for any other device. You can easily check model number of your device in Settings > About Device.
  2. You need to make sure that your phone’s battery is charged at least over 60% and not less.
  3. You must use use the original data cable provided by company for the device in the package box for successfully establishing the connection between your PC and phone.
  4. You must make a backup of all your important contacts in order to Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware .
  5. You must make a backup of all your important sms messages.
  6. You must make a backup of all your important call logs in order to Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware.
  7. You must make a backup of all your important media content manually. (Copy to your PC.)
  8. If you’ve flashed a custom recovery, we will suggest you to create a Nandroid Backup. [Important]
  9. You must not forget to make EFS backup before flashing this Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware . [Important]
  10. If your device is rooted, you may use Titanium Backup to backup each and every important document, file and folder on your phone in order to Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware.
  11. Although it is not necessary to wipe your phone before flashing this Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware , but to achieve the best performance, it is recommended that you perform a factory reset before flashing this Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware .
  12. A clean install is always preferred for the best results from the new Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware , it is recommended that you wipe your phone from the recovery using “Factory Data Reset” option and then install this Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware .
  13. You must turn off /disable Samsung Kies while you are using Odin3 in order to Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware .
  14. You should turn off any Anti Virus software while you are using Odin 3.
  15. After you are done with all early preparations you are now required to follow the instructions given to you here very carefully.

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Stuff you need to download :-

1. Download and Install Samsung USB drivers for the Upgrade of Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware . [CLICK HERE TO START DOWNLOAD].

2. Download and extract Odin3 v3.09 in order to Update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware. [ CLICK HERE TO START DOWNLOAD].

3. Download and extract Official Android KitKat v4.4.2 for the device Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 , zip file. Download and extract this zip file. [ CLICK HERE TO START DOWNLOAD].

How To Upgrade Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 with Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware :-

  1. You must clean install which is always recommended, first of all , you will need to backup everything as explained above. Now you must boot your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 into recovery mode and wipe out every data with factory data / reset. To do so, you need to first turn off your device , now you turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power Key and you will be able to see the recovery in a while.
  2. Now you open Odin3.exe.
  3. Now to upgrade Android KitKat v4.4.2 for put your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 in download mode. To do so, turn it off and now you just wait for 10 seconds. Turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power Key simultaneously. You will see a warning, press Volume Up to continue further. In this case , if this method doesn’t work for you, try another one from this guide.
  4. For this you now connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 to your PC.
  5. As soon as your Odin detects your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 phone, the ID:COM box should turn to blue colour. You now make sure that you have installed Samsung USB drivers successfully before connecting your phone to pc.
  6. For Odin 3.09 you need to hit the AP tab. Now you select the extracted firmware file, that should residing be in the .tar.md5 format.
  7. If you’re using Odin 3.07, you will be selecting “PDA” tab instead of the AP tab, rest of the options remain unchanged.
  8. Now you can hit the start button and wait till the firmware flashing is successfully completed . Now as soon as your device gets restart , you should remove it from the PC.
  9. Congratulations !!! your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 is now successfully running on Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware .

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So now your you have successfully Updated your Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware , so now enjoy and if you still have have any query regarding Upgrade Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 To Android KitKat v4.4.2 XXUCNG1 Official Firmware feel free to ask me here , I will be more than happy to help anyway regarding Android KitKat v4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190.

Ramneek Singh

Ramneek Singh

Ramneek Pratap Singh Parihar is the owner of www.techinvicto.com and an aspiring engineer (ECE) with new innovative ideas and a generous heart. This is what pushes him to help people and hence he is working here to help people on technological front. Ramneek is an enthusiastic human being and a philanthropist. His other interests include playing football and listening great music.

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