How to Install Android 4.2.2 Official Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500

By | July 3, 2013

We already discussed How to Install Android 4.3 Google Play Edition on Galaxy S4 Device that was a Custom ROM Which developed by XDA Developers based on the Android 4.3 version.Now come to Stock firmware of Android 4.2.2 Official firmware for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 International Versions.Samsung has started to rolling out this official version slow because of lot of changes are in this firmware (XXUBMF8) .People can update via KIES if there it is available for Update and can be download this stock Firmware (XXUBMF8) and Install it manual on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 .All the steps are provided to this tutorial of How to Install Android 4.2.2 Official Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500.Please note that this is a Official Firmware of Android 4.2.2 XXUBMF8 it can be updated via ODIN.

Read           How to Root Android 4.2.2 XXUBMF8 Official Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500

Android 4.2.2 XXUBMF8 Firmware Details

It Consist of two files called PDA and CSC


Samsung galaxy S4


  • Don’t Do this for any Other Device,Specific device name is mentioned above
  • Read out carefully before you are going to perform any actions
  • AndroidLokam is not responsible for any damage to your device

Install Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 USB Driver

Before you going to connect your device with PC Should have Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 USB Driver,This USB Drivers are available in respective companies Official Pages.Without USB Driver the PC and Device cannot be connected so we recommend you to Install it.Here you can Download Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 USB Driver

Download Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 USB Driver Now

How to take Backup On Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500

After Installing USB Driver on your PC ,Just Come on to the Device.Installing Firmware or Updating your Phone might be loose data from the Device,so we have recommend you to take backup useful data using respective procedures and make sure that backup before you going to Install.Backup needs to be individual applications are available in Google Play store.We can take Backup Call history,Contacts,Messages,Applications and APN Settings.

  • How to take Apps Backup Using application ? Click here
  • How to take Contacts Backup using Application ? Click Here
  • How to take Call History Backup using Application ? Click Here
  • How to take APN Settings Backup using Application ? Click Here
  • How to take Messages Backup using Application ? Click Here

If you are using Samsung Device we recommend to take backup using Samsung kie that can help to take complete backup from your device quickly.ClockWorkmode,WRP recovery can make complete user backup very quickly if you installed one of this in your device we strongly recommend to do this.


  1. Your Device Must have 80% of battery charge
  2. Custom ROM Installation may Void your Warranty
  3. Don’t try this tutorial if your device is locked by carriers
  4. Read complete procedures given By AL (Android Lokam)

 How to Update  Android 4.2.2 Official Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500

1.Download the Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean XXUBMF8 Firmware package from Here and ODIN

2.Download Samsung USB Driver to your PC From Here

3.Install Samsung USB Driver to Your PC and Extract Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean XXUBMF8 Firmware 


Before you going to Install Be ensure that you kept backup all your data If don’t know about How to Take Backup your data Please got this link

4.Switched off your Phone and enable downloading mode

How to boot into Download Mode -> Press Home button + Volume Down Button + Power button Together

5.Connect to PC via USB

6.Open ODIN from Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean XXUBMF8 Firmware Package

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  • Open PDA :- Select CODE File (I9500XXUBMF8)
  • Open Phone :- Select Modem (if not there ignore)
  • Open CSC:-Select CSC_OXA (I9500OLBBMF8)

7.Click Start and download will be start and it may take few minutes after show Pass on ODIN Remove your Cable and wait for Reboot

If you have any query regarding this Installation please drop a comment on below we will answer your query asap


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