Update Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810P with Official XXAMC4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Are you a user of Galaxy Fame S6810P smartphone? Then you will be happy to find out that you can now update to Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware , also known after the code XXAMC4. You are probably sick of the overheating problems you met with the other firmware updates and also, the camera issues.Then you will be happy to find out that  those problems are over as you can now update to Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware , also known after the code XXAMC4

Still, the bugs have not been fixed when the device was retailed, but, the Manual way to apply the update might not be that bad if you follow the next step-by step tutorial.

Before we continue, you should first be sure you have completed all the pre requisite steps which will guide you through the rest of the process.Don’t worry as applying this update is not going to harm your device in any way. Also, what is the most important is that the warranty will not be void as the device is not going to be rooted. This is an official firmware update released by the Samsung company.

Quick pre requisites to follow before you start the update:

  • You should take all your data in the Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810P and back it up. We advise you not to use the KIES or the ROM Manager in order to do this, as you might not be able to restore afterwards. Please find below a list with the steps you should follow for each category of data stored on your device.

For SMS – use the “SMS Backup & Restore app”, For Contacts be sure you have the Gmail account sync using  Sync with the Gmail application, for Call log – use the Call Log and Restore, for APN and MMS Settings – follow the path provided: Choose Settings from the Application. There you will find Wireless and Network and choose Mobile Networks. Then select the Access Point Names. Also, for the other categories such as images, videos, files and songs, be sure you use either the internal or the external SD card.

  • Use the following path: Settings – Applications – select Development – select the USB debugging and enable it. The following steps should be completed with the USB Debugging Mode on
  • In order to avoid the device getting turned off in the middle of the process, you should have the battery at least 30% charged.

 Disclaimer: We shall mention that we will not be held responsible or liable for any damage you might cause to your Samsung Galaxy Fame. Following the instructions accordingly means no harm to your device. Still, in case you read the instructions and find something you don’t quite understand you can always address us through the comments section below.

Now let’s proceed as you will face a detailed guide on how to apply the firmware update:

Step-by-step tutorial on how to  manually update GALAXY FAME S6810P with XXAMC4 Firmware:

Step 1: Download on your computer the  XXAMC4 Firmware Package and Odin tool using the provided links. Then, open the Odin tool and proceed to step 2.

Step 2: After you have opened the Odin tool, you have to turn off your Galaxy Fame smart phone so that it enters the Download Mode. See the next step below on how to do so.

Step 3: In order to enter the Download Mode in your Galaxy Fame do the following: turn off your device and then hold the Volume Down Rocker Key and the Menu Button at the same time. After a few seconds, press the power on the device.

Step 4: Now it is time to connect your phone to the computer, using a USB cable. Please be sure it is an original USB cable, in order to avoid unpleasant connections. You will see the ID: COM section which will turn either Yellow or Green (according to the Odin version). When this happens, it means everything is ok and you can proceed to step 5.

Step 5: You should click on “PDA” in order to select the .tar file – which was saved at the zip extraction of the firmware file. Next, click the “Start” button in order to start the actual process of firmware update.  The process will take around 3-4 minutes so just relax.

Step 6:After the firmware has been successfully updated, the phone will reboot by itself. After rebooting, the Language preferences menu will appear on your Home screen. Then you should disconnect the device from computer and start enjoying the update. Still, in case it requires 4-5 minutes extra just be patient and wait for the device to accept the update accordingly.

Note: Sometimes it might happen for the device to enter boot loop sequence or just get stuck in the welcome screen. If this happens, all you have to do is re insert the battery and follow again all the instructions above, starting with step 1.

And this is it. You have successfully managed to apply the Jellybean  4.1.2 XXAMC4 Firmware on your Galaxy Fame smart phone.

And don’t forget, in case you have any issues with any of the steps provided, let us know through the comments section below. Also, in case you have already tried to update, tell us your impressions which might help other users through their process.

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