Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini receives XXALK6 Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) firmware. This firmware can be accessed via Samsung Kies or users who prefer manual installation may check this tutorial. However, IBTimes UK will not be held responsible for any damage to the device during installation.

Firmware Details:



Version: 4.1.1


  • Enable USB debugging
  • Ensure device is charged up to 80 percent battery level
  • Make a back-up of the important data

Note: This is an official build for Galaxy S3 Mini, which means the device will lose root after installing the update.

To install I8190XXALK6 firmware on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

  • Download Android 4.1.1I8190XXALK6 to the PC and extract the file
  • Download Odinv1.85
  • Turn the device off and boot the device in Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Up and Power buttons until Android robot and a triangle appears and then press Power button to confirm entry to Download mode)
  • Launch Odin and connect the device to PC in the Download mode
  • If the device is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes turns yellow
  • Choose the files that you have to flash on the device
  • Click on PDA and choose file CODE
  • Click on Phone and choose file MODEM
  • Click on CSC and choose file CSC
  • Click on PIT and choose .pit
  • In Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options
  • Click on the Start button for the installation to begin
  • After installation, the device will restart automatically. Unplug the device from PC, once the Home screen appears
  • You have installed the Android 4.1.1 build XXALK6 firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini

[Source: Team Android]