Install XXLPY Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S Advance [Guide]
Samsung Galaxy S Advance

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance has received an upgrade to Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean); the present operating system is the outdated Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) version. This upgrade can be accessed either via Samsung Kies or by manual installation. Users looking to install manually may follow this tutorial. IBTimes UK warns readers it will not be held responsible for damage to the device arising from use of this guide.

Firmware Details:

  • PDA: I9070XXLPY
  • CSC: I9070SERLPY
  • Version: 4.1.2
  • Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom


  • Ensure USB drivers are installed
  • Ensure all important data is backed-up
  • Ensure battery has at least 80 percent charge

To Install Android 4.1.2 XXLPY on Samsung Galaxy S Advance

  • Download Android 4.1.2 I9070XXLPY and Odin 3.07 to computer. Extract contents of both files
  • Switch off the device and enter Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Down and Home buttons until a green robot appears)
  • Connect device to the PC using a USB cable (a successful connection is indicated by one of the ID:COM boxes turning yellow with the COM port number)
  • Flash these files, in the order mentioned (these will be obtained from the zip files downloaded earlier
  • Click PDA and choose file named Code
  • Click Phone and choose file named Modem
  • Click CSC and choose file named CSC
  • Click and choose file ending .pit
  • Check Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options in Odin
  • Click Start in Odin to begin Installation
  • After installation, the device will restart and a message from Odin - Pass - will indicate successful installation
  • Unplug device after Home screen appears

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance should now be running the XXLPY Jelly Bean firmware; to verify the device's build number, browse to Settings > About Phone.

[Source: Android Jinn]