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Update Galaxy S Advance I9070P to Official XXLPF Android 4.1.2 [GUIDE].

The NFC variant of Samsung Galaxy S Advance with model number GT-I9070P recently received a software update with base firmware XXLPF. The update is based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has been released for users in Italy.

Firmware details

Model: GT-I9070P

Version: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean



Changelist: 1165456

Build date: 10 June, 2013

Product code: TIM

Country: Italy

Region: Europe

[Firmware Information and link: ( Samsung Updates ]

Users can grab the update using the Samsung Kies utility. Since the XXLPF build is an unbranded version of firmware it can be installed on any unlocked I9070P unit except those which are from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Those who wish to install XXLPF Android 4.1.2 on their devices manually using Odin flashing tool, may follow our step-by-step guide. (( Courtesy of Android ROM Update)

IBTimes UK

reminds its readers that it will not be held responsible for any mishap. Users are also advised to verify that their devices meet the following requirements before installing firmware.


1) Install (

USB Driver

for Samsung Galaxy S Advance to transfer files between the Android device and the computer.

2) Enable USB Debugging Mode on phone to connect the Android device with computer and use the Android SDK with it. [Press






. From there navigate and click on


option and ensure

USB Debugging Mode

is turned on.]

3) As the tutorial might wipe out all data of the phone, create a backup. If the device is having any custom recoveries such as CWM/TWRP already installed then back up the data using the recovery.

4) The phone should have above 80% battery charge.

5) The device should be factory unlocked and not locked to a particular carrier.

6) The phone will lose custom firmware with the installation of official firmware. It will also lose custom recovery which will be replaced by the stock recovery.

7) The phone will no longer belong to a rooted version once the official firmware is installed.

8) Perform a Hard Reset if the handset is having many third party applications. This will ensure a smooth installation process. But do not forget to back up data before resetting the device.

9) XXLPF Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is compatible only with Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070P. As applying this on any incorrect variant might brick the device, verify the model number of the Galaxy S Advance by navigating to



About phone


Steps to install XXLPF Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070P



( I9070PXXLPF Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

official firmware for Samsung Galaxy S Advance to computer


Extract the downloaded firmware zip file using Winzip, Winrzr, 7zip or any other extracting tool to get a file with


extension along with some other files


Download (

Odin3 v3.07

. Extract the Odin zip to get

Odin3 v3.07.exe

and some other files


Switch off the Galaxy S Advance and wait for five to six seconds for the vibration to confirm complete power off


Boot the phone into

Download Mode

bypressing and holding

Volume Down





buttons together. A warning screen will appear saying either to continue or cancel. Press the

Volume Up

button to continue to enter Download Mode



Odin3 v3.07.exe

as Administrator


Connect the phone to computer using USB cable while it is in Download Mode. Wait for some time until Odin detects the device. When the device is connected successfully, an


message will appear under Odin. Also the ID: COM in Odin will turn blue with COM port number indicating successful connection


If the


message does not appear, then the USB port at the back of the computer. In case that too does not work, then re-install the USB driver.


Select these files extracted from the I9070PXXLPF folder to install on phone

a) Click the


button and select the



b) Click the


button and select file with


in its name

c) Click the


button and select the file with


in its name

d) Click the


button and select the




Ignore the steps (b, c and d) if such files are not found.


In Odin, verify

Auto Reboot


F.Reset Time

checkboxes are selected. But uncheck


option; select it only when a .pit file is used


When everything is set, click


button in Odin. The installation process should begin now and would take a few minutes to complete


When the installation process is completed, a


message will display in Odin indicating successful installation. The device will reboot automatically. Now safely unplug the USB cable from phone to disconnect it from computer

XXLPF Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official build should now be installed on the Galaxy S Advance. Head over to



About phone


Firmware info

to verify the new software version of the handset. Re-configure the APN Settings to avoid data networks connection issues. Navigate to



Language and Text input

to change the default language to your desired language.

Fix Bootloop Issues

1) While installing the firmware if the PASS message does not display (step-11) or the device gets stuck for long time, then disconnect the phone from the computer. Remove the battery and re-insert it, check the USB connection, re-install USB driver and disable KIES. Enter Download Mode and repeat the whole procedure.

2) If bootloop occurs or the device is stuck in welcome screen logo, then boot the phone into

recovery mode

. Press and hold

Volume Up





buttons together.

Note: In recovery mode, use


keys to scroll between the options and use the


button to select the particular option.

In recovery mode, select

Wipe data/factory reset and

then select

Wipe Cache Partition.

Reboot the phone in normal mode by selecting

reboot system now.

When the phone boots up, it should be running on the official build.
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