Update Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware. Samsung launched Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 in August 2012. This low end smartphone was released especially for those chat lovers who prefer to type with solid keys instead of on screen qwerty keypad. It came with build in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system with 850 MHz processor, 4 GB of internal memory, 2GB of primary camera, removable Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery and much more.

The Android 4.0 ICS OS which this smartphone came with was quite unstable. Users experienced many bugs and issues including heavy battery drain, heating issues, slow performance, less free RAM memory and much more. To overcome with this, Samsung officially rolled out upgraded Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS for Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330 smartphone. The Android Jelly Bean firmware update is completely reliable than the earlier one with many tweaks and significant improvements performance wise. Today in this step by step guide we’ll be discussing some easy method on how to manually update Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 to Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware. Note that this is an official update rolled out by Samsung so there are no chances of losing your device warranty. Also as this is OTA update, the same will work on both rooted as well as unrooted smartphones.

For those interested ones who want to install official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 stock firmware on their Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 smartphone, follow the step wise instructions given below. 👍

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware

Firmware Info:

Model: GT-B5330
Model name: GALAXY Ch@t
Country: India
Version: Android 4.1.2
Build date: Friday, 12 April 2013
Product Code: INU
PDA: B5330XXUBMD2
CSC: B5330ODDBMD1
PHONE: B5330DDUBMD1

Disclaimer:

This official Android 4.1.2 XXUBMD2 Jelly Bean firmware flashing process is risky and a slight mistake can damage your phone completely. Hence it is highly recommended to follow and implement every single step mentioned below at your own risk. We at droidthunder.com will not be held responsible in case if you brick your Galaxy Chat by following these steps. Although there are least chances that your phone will get bricked or damaged. This Official Android 4.1.2 XXUBMD2 Jelly Bean firmware update must be flashed only on Samsung Galaxy Chat with the model number GT-B5330. Do not install this firmware update on any other device or variant as it may result into unwanted outcomes or bricked device. So confirm your device model number from Homescreen–> Menu–>Settings –> About Phone before going ahead.

Screenshots:

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware screenshot 1
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware screenshot 2

Pre-Requisites:

  • Lack of battery power can increase the chances of interruption during the flashing process. Hence make sure that your Galaxy Chat is charged at least up to 60%.
  • It is highly recommended to backup all your important phone data and settings including your contacts, apps, SMS/MMS, call logs, memos and APN settings etc. before proceeding ahead. This is essential as everything gets wiped in the last step of this procedure.
  • Ensure that you have installed mobile specific drivers on your computer so as to detect the device when you connect it to your computer. You can install them from the Samsung Kies CD which you’ve got at the time of purchase or just manually install them from link given below.
  1. Download latest Samsung USB Drivers.
  • (Optional) Disable all the security tools as well as antivirus that are installed on your computer temporarily. They may increase the risk of interruption during the firmware installation process.

Procedure to install Android 4.1.2 XXUBMD2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Chat GT-B5330

Download files:

  1. Download Odin3-v3.12.7 for Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330.
  1. Download Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware for Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330.


Procedure:

Step 1: Download and extract both the above files to a convenient location on your computer. After extracting the firmware package (.zip file), you’ll see these two files in it:

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware files screenshot

The SS_DL.dll file is of no use so ignore it.

Step 2: Firstly power off your Galaxy Chat. Then you need to boot your phone into downloading mode.

Step 3: For booting into download mode, press and hold the ‘Power button + Volume down key’ simultaneously until you see a warning message. Leave both the keys now.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware downloading mode screenshot 1

Step 4: Keeping the phone as it is, connect it to your computer using the micro USB cable. Now just press Volume up button to continue. This will directly land your Galaxy Chat into downloading mode. Refer the screenshot.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware downloading mode screenshot 2

Step 5: On your computer, launch the downloaded ‘Odin Multi Downloader3-v3.12.7 software which you’ve just received after extraction. As soon as you open it, the ID:COM section located at the top left corner will turn light blue. Also an Added message will appear in the message box window. This will confirm that your Galaxy Chat has been successfully connected to your computer.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 1

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen then it’s more likely to be problem with the mobile specific drivers. So just confirm whether you’ve properly installed the mobile specific drivers on your computer or not. You can install them via Samsung Kies or manually install them from the links given in the Pre-Requisites section. If the problem still persists try changing USB cable or the USB port.

Step 6: Then click on the Options tab present on the Odin window. There you’ll find Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options. Tick only these two options and leave all the other options as they are.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 2

Note: Do not tick the Re-partition option as it may increase the risk of bricking your device.

Step 7: Now, click on the AP button on the Odin window and browse to the firmware package file which you’ve downloaded (B5330XXUBMD2_B5330ODDBMD1_B5330DDUBMD1_HOME.tar.md5) and select it.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 3

Step 8: Next you need to initiate the flashing process. For doing the same, just press the Start button located on the Odin window.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 4

Note: The phone will automatically boot itself while the process goes on. Do not interrupt the flashing process by disconnecting the micro USB cable.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 5
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 6
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 7
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 8
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 9
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 10
Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 11

Step 9: Just wait for few minutes to complete the flashing process. As soon as it completes successfully, you’ll see that the ID:COM section on the Odin window is turned green with the message ‘Pass’ on it. On the other hand, the phone will automatically restart itself. This will confirm that the Official Android 4.1.2 XXUBMD2 Jelly Bean firmware has been successfully installed on your Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330. Now you may safely disconnect your phone from computer by removing the micro USB cable.

Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXUBMD2 firmware Odin screenshot 12

Note: If the process fails or if Odin gets stuck or in case your device gets into boot loop, then close the Odin window, remove battery from your Galaxy Chat and re-insert it. Again go into downloading mode and follow the same procedure as given above.

Success

Well done! You are succeeded in installing the latest official Android 4.1.2 XXUBMD2 Jelly Bean firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 smartphone. To verify the same go to Menu->Settings->About Phone. Finally if you have any issues, suggestions or problems while going through the article, kindly let me know through the comments section mentioned below. It’ll be pleasure to help you guys. Peace out!✌