Good news for Samsung Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 Users as Samsung has officially released a Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware update. You can manually apply this updated firmware version to your Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 device. This phone is having great projection capabilities but it lacked the jellybean experience and now it is no longer the case. As this firmware update is rolled by Samsung you won’t void the warranty of the device in any sort.
Basic Prerequisites before rooting:
As rooting process involves loss of data it is advised to backup all your valuable data which might well cost you a lot on their loss. In case you loose your data or get your data corrupted you can always have your backup to restore it back. It is also good if you don’t use KIES software or any other ROM mangers to backup your data.
Things you need to back up: SMS, Contacts, Call log, Images, songs, videos, files which are present in your internal memory, APN and MMS settings (follow this path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”) From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging, ensure that the USB debugging option is ticked (Check marked). Also be sure that your battery is not below 45% if not you could get your device turned off in the middle of the firmware update.
Step 2: Now Open Odin in your computer and Switch off your phone so that it can be entered in download mode.
Step 3: To enable download mode in Galaxy Beam GT-I8530, first we need to switch off the device and then need to hold Volume Down Rocker key + Menu Button at a time and then need to Power On the device. Once you see Download Mode Green robot you can release the buttons.
Step 4: Now connect the device to the computer with the help of original USB cable provided with your device and then after connecting see that the ID: COM section will turn blue indicating that all the drivers are installed successfully. Next click on the below mentioned options and select the files from the firmware package which was extracted.
Step 5: After you have selected all the files, you have to click on Start for the firmware process to start. You have to wait for 5 to 7 minutes for starting the firmware update. Once the firmware is updated you can see that the device will be reeboted. Disconnect the device from the computer.
Note: If your phone hangs at the welcome screen or gets into the bot loop sequence just remove the battery and re insert and repeat the above instructions once again.
Congratulations now that you have finished updating, enjoy the Jellybean 4.1.2 experience on your Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 without voiding its warranty.