8 April 2013

Update the Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 to Official ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 OS firmware

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Update Galaxy S Duos 4.0.4

The developers consistently offer latest improvements necessary for the Android OS, and when they have a stable version for the Android OS, they push this new version like an official Android OS version compatible with each device individually.

Today we offer a new updated tutorial to you to assist you to manually update your Galaxy S Duos model no S7562 to the ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 OS firmware. This method is a good opportunity to improve your Galaxy S Duos device’ performances with a new and official version of ICS, which has been released by Samsung Company.

This new firmware named XXAMC1 comes with some new features but more than that this update is the most stable version in comparison to the previous one, and comes to resolve the reported issues and bugs from the previous platform.

The present tutorial has been made to help you if you want to install manually the ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 on the Galaxy S Duos S7562 device, so for that you need to follow the below listed step-by-step guide.

After you flash this new ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 OS update, you’ll resolve all the bugs from the default stock ROM that run on the S Duos device as Wi-Fi problems or Network issues. With this update, you’ll enjoy a stable ICS experience, and in addition to it you’ll have all the new features, tools and the applications specified for this firmware version.

The ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 OS can also be installed by OTA or by using the KIES app on your S Duos smartphone.

Pre-requisites and Guidelines:

All the information and the instructions listed here are compatible only with the Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 device so don’t use the same for any other similar devices. The presented article is only for educational and instructional purposes, and we can’t be held responsible or liable if something goes wrong.

This guide can be applied for your Samsung Galaxy S Duo device only if it has the root access and has a custom ROM flashed on it.

Since the ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 software is official firmware released by Samsung, this manual procedure of flashing this update won’t let the warranty of your smartphone become void.

For the rooted smartphones, this update will revoke the root access. For the smartphones that is running a custom ROM firmware, the warranty will be restored because you’ll install a stock update on your Samsung Galaxy S Duos device.

To be able to install this update, you need to use the ODIN app, which is especially designed for this kind of guides.

A windows PC is required during the process, the Galaxy S Duos device, and an original USB cable for connecting the smartphone to the PC, where the ODIN software will be running.

Deactivate or uninstall the security tools like Antivirus and Firewall from your devices, PC and smartphone, these programs can interfere with the flashing process and can interrupt the same.

Charge your smartphone’s battery to have more than 70% power left in it, in order to avoid a forced power off from your S Duos device in the middle of the flashing process.

A full back-up is necessary, in case you want to be sure not to lose any data during the updating process. Normally, when you use ODIN app, your data are safe, but if something goes wrong, you can lose important information or personal data. So do a full back-up and save your SMS, contacts, call logs, the EFS, the applications that you’re running in your smartphone, internet settings and all your documents that are essential for you.

Download and install the Samsung KIES app and install the proper drivers for your device.

 How to Update Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 model to Official ICS 4.0.4 XXAMC1 OS firware:

 

  1. Download the ODIN app from here, save it in your PC and extract its content.
  2. Download the update firmware file from here save it in your PC and extract the update file on your Desktop PC.
  3. Install and open the ODIN app on your computer.
  4. Now, turn off your Samsung Galaxy S duos device.
  5. Boot your S Duos device into the Download mode, to do that you need to press on the Volume UP, Menu and power buttons on the same time.
  6. Connect your device to PC using the USB cable
  7. When the connection is established, the ODIN app will notify you with the “added” message that will be displayed on the Odin interface, the ID:COM section should be colored on yellow or blue.
  8. If it appears different, you will have to reinstall the drivers on the PC and repeat the same steps.
  9. Now from the ODIN app select “PDA”, browse and pick up the update file from your desktop PC.
  10. When you want to start the flashing process click on “start” button from the ODIN app. The updating process will start immediately.
  11.  When the updating process is done a “pass” message will be displayed on the ODIN interface.
  12. Disconnect your device from the PC and reboot your Samsung Galaxy S Duos smartphone.

Note: If the ODIN app gets stuck or frozen, you need to:

  • Close the ODIN app.
  • Disconnect your device from the PC by removing the USB cable.
  • Restart your device and reinstall the drivers once again in your PC,
  • Repeat the guide from the beginning.

 Note: If your device gets a Boot Loop, you need to do the following:

  • Reboot your S Duos device into the Recovery Mode.
  • Perform a “wipe data factory reset” and after that “wipe cache partition”.
  • Now back to the main Recovery Mode menu with the “+++go back+++” option and from the main menu choose “reboot system now”.

That’s all! Congratulations! Now you have successfully learnt how to manually update your Samsung Galaxy S Duos device with the official ICS 4.0.4 firmware.

Let us know in our comment section, how this update improves your device’ performances.

All the best!

  • san

    waste the update did not solve the wifi connectivity problems … 🙁

    • vivek

      what kinda

      wifi problem??

      • nikhil

        the wifi connects but anythin related to net wouldn’t open just says no internet connection

    • nikhil

      Man even im havin the same problem if u by chance have known the solution by now please share it with me its really irritatin my arse off can’t even open my fb

      • bobby

        if u have warranty then u go Samsung service center they can check u r mother board in u r mobile and they confirm the exact reason for that problem … if u dont have warranty then u updated u r mobile in to xxbmd2 or xxbmf2 official firm were version … then once again check u r fb and wifi connection. in case problem is not solve by using latest versions of xxbmd2 or xxbmf2 .. then u compulsorily go to Samsung service center .

  • Abhilash

    Thanks for the update is resolved my voice clarity problems….

  • Abhilash

    i was using the version ALHD

  • wifi problem in latest update any one who can solve it

  • Shithin Thankachan

    wwhat is the new feature in 4.0.4 ?

    • vivek

      the new features are..
      +power saving mode removed
      +blocking mode is added
      +better stability
      i recommend to use clean master application
      because it has auto cleaning memory feature that has to be enabled
      manually to give a better cleaned memory everytime when you turn on the screen… 🙂

  • Hema

    The patch isn’t so Good… this has introduced a list of entries in My Files apart from earlier extSDCard and SDCard folders,

    Once you select and enter Music option there is no provision to come out apart from restarting the phone… 🙁 🙁 a bug with no back traverse logic… 🙁

    Not sure if other users have the same issue!!!

    • vivek

      u can use the settings option in the my files menu…
      and uncheck the SHOW CATEGORIES option..
      it will help you out 🙂

  • sandun

    there is a problem with wifi connectivity i cannot connect wifi a message shoving connectivity problem appears . and always show sim card removed and have to restart . please help me

  • HI, I updated my s duos for this new version yesterday and now the power saving mode is disable anyone help on this ?

    • Om

      but how to update new version

    • vamsi

      *#232338# power saving mode try this one u can enable or disable u r psw mode .

    • gowtham

      u want 2 fuck me and than i will help u b’coz ur dressing sence

  • ak

    recovery mode not working
    stuck

  • Akshay Patel

    after update my phone. i cant restart my mobile.. plzz help me plzzzzzz

  • Frank

    I updated my s duos for this new version it got hanged on start up

  • Rajasekhar Naidu

    Hi, I have updated my s duos but my camera is keep on giving error message “Camera Failed”, can someone help me to fix this.

    Thanks in advance

  • Yogesh Lachure

    Hi, I have updated my s duos but got s tucked at start-up pls help.

  • vaish

    hi i updated samsung galaxy duos s7562. firmware update successful but my fone is not booting. plz help

    • bobby

      just u press volume up-and- down- and-home key-and power keys are press simultaneously . and it shows menu it shown rebooting and wipe data factory reset and some other options and using volume and down key to select rebooting option then click power key it was rebooted.

  • Igor Arruda Oliveira

    lol, odin ends with a fail message, yet the phone turn on ok, i was stuck cause i root, uninstall samsung apps, and restore factory setitngs

  • TC

    Correction of Step 5: “Boot your S Duos device into the Download mode, to do that you need to press on the Volume DOWN, Menu and power buttons on the same time.”

    After that, press on the Volume UP button to complete.

  • Bodhi D park

    i have updated but problem is that no mobile network…please help me

  • manoj

    yesterday i done softwareupdate to my galaxy s duos mobi… after updating navigation tool is gone.how to re install that.

  • Abdul Hameed

    How to enable call making time it ask me which sim i want to use for call.

  • Pratik

    Thank You Very Much…. Thanks A Lot 🙂

  • mladen

    i can’t even turn on my fon , it shows the backup is failed fuck you man !!!

  • Vinod Kumar

    I have in connecting wifi on S Duos 7562 mobile, kindly suggest me solution if you have.