How to install official JB 4.1.2 UBUBMC2 Firmware on Galaxy Chat B5330L

September 10, 20130 Comments

Galaxy Chat is one of the best budget Android smartphones with low end specs and features. And to make Galaxy Chat users more happy, Samsung is releasing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OTA updates. This would mean improvement in the already great piece of phone for the price.

To get the latest features, apps and powerful capabilities, you should flash the Android 4.1.2 OTA UBUBMC2 firmware to achieve this. But just in case, you need to manually update your Galaxy Chat B5330L with this update, you can use this guide to achieve this. This is useful for both rooted and locked Galaxy Chat as the installation is an official one and doesn’t require the device to be rooted. Even if the device is rooted, the root access will be revoked after installation. But before we begin the process, there are a few pre-requisites that you need to look into for completing the installation guide.

  • Backup all the data as the operation involved might result in loss of data and might need to recover all the data like the contacts and all. So, take a detailed backup of all your data. You can also make a NANDROID backup using either CWM or TWRP.
  • Then enable the USB debugging option on your phone by going to “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging”.
  • Also make sure you have enough battery charge for the process to complete without any interruptions. Maintain about 60-70% of your battery.
  • Keep in mind that this guide is for advanced Android users for particularly Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330L and we should not be blamed for any loss of data or in case you brick your device while trying to update it.

How to install official JB 4.1.2 UBUBMC2 Firmware on Galaxy Chat B5330L

  1. Download latest version of Odin3 v3.07 from here. Once the download is done, save the extracted contents on your pc.
  2. Now, power off your smartphone completely and boot it into Download Mode by pressing and holding at the same time the Power, Volume Down and Home buttons.
  3. Now download the required update file from HERE. Extract it to your pc once downloaded.Now open Odin exe on your PC. Also, connect your device to your pc via USB cable.
  4. Once Odin recognizes your phone, you’ll see the ‘Added!!’ alert confirmation. Else, if the device isn’t recognized, then you will be forced to re-install the Samsung USB Drivers.
  5. Then go to Odin window and click the PDA button. You then load the file downloaded in your pc in step 3 into Odin.
  6. Leave the default settings as it is and press the START button for the updating process to begin. Just wait for the update to be completed and you receive confirmation when Odin shows the ‘PASS’ message.
  7. The phone then restarts and you can now unplug it from your pc. Just wait for the phone to boot into normal mode before doing anything.

Congratulations!! Now you have successfully installed official JB 4.1.2 UBUBMC2 Firmware on Galaxy Chat.


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