Update Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 to Android 4.2.2 [Official]

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Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 Android 4.2.2 Jellybean [XXUBMF2] firmware update is available for you to install. This Android 4.2.2 Galaxy Grand update is a test firmware from Samsung and is known to work smoothly without any bugs and force closures. Though Samsung has not released it officially, but it has been leaked out.

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Grand and can not wait for the official release of Android 4.2.2 update, you are at the right place. In this article I will tell you how to download and install Android 4.2.2 update for Samsung galaxy Grand I9082
First things first, the Android 4.2.2 update will be installed using ODIN, so make sure you have backed up all your data and synced your contacts through Gmail. Also make sure that all the photographs, audio and video files is backed up or moved from Internal SD to External SD card.
Android 4.2.2 Installation Package & Pre-requisites
 
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand should be more than 75% charged
  • Enable USB Debugging by going to Settings>About device>Developer options>USB debugging
  • Download and Extract on your computer, Android 4.2.2 update package for Galaxy Grand [I9082] from here
  • Download ODIN and install it on your computer here
  • Download & Install Samsung USB Driver from here
Now that you have all the files ready, let us Install Android 4.2.2 update for Samsung Grand
  • Start ODIN on your computer, make sure that Auto Reboot & F.Reset is Checked while Re-partition is Unchecked
  • Restart Galaxy Grand in “Download Mode”. You can do it by switching off the device and then holding Volume Down¬†+Power+Home button simultaneously for few seconds.
  • Connect Galaxy Grand to your computer via USB cable
  • ODIN should recognize your device [ID:COM will turn blue or yellow], if it does not either your antivirus or firewall settings is creating problem or Samsung USB driver is not correctly installed
  • Hit PDA on ODIN and select the firmware file you downloaded and extracted on your computer.
  • Press Start
Your Samsung Galaxy Grand will reboot on its own, and you will have official Android 4.2.2 Jellybean Installed on your device.
Note: If their is any problem during installation, like boot loop or force closures, installing the 4.2.2 version or during the install you need to wipe/factory data reset your Galaxy Grand. You can do this by pressing Home+ Power + Volume Up key. There will be an option to wipe/factory data reset select it and your will be good to go.