Update Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060 to Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware. In February 2014, Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060 to remove some of the drawbacks that its predecessor Galaxy Grand had. They introduced this massive screen smartphone with some decent specs and features. In some regions, this smartphone was also named as Galaxy Grand Lite with the same model number as GT-I9060. Let’s look at some of its specs and features.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo i9060 features a 5.01 inches of touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels of resolution. It is powered by a 1200 MHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 processor with 1GB of RAM. This dual SIM functionality smartphone includes a 5-megapixel primary camera with LED flash support and a VGA secondary camera. The primary camera is capable of shooting 720p HD videos at 30 fps. It also comes with an internal storage of 8 GB which is expandable up to 32GB using a micro SD card.
It provides a battery capacity of 2100 mAh which can easily last for around 430 hours on standby mode. More of its connectivity function includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS etc. Samsung released this smartphone with a built-in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system which can be easily upgraded to Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean by using our complete step by step guide.
Model name: GALAXY Grand Neo
Version: Android 4.2.2
Build date: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Product Code: INU
This official Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware flashing process is risky and should be implemented correctly without a single mistake. If you implement anything on your own then it might brick or damage your device completely. We at droidthunder.com will not be held liable in case if you brick your Galaxy Grand Neo by following these steps. Although there are least chances that your device will get bricked or damaged.
Install this official Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware update only on Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo having the model number GT-I9060. Don’t even think of flashing this firmware update on any other device or variant as it may result in unwanted outcomes or bricked devices.
- Charge the battery of your Galaxy Grand Neo at least up to 60%. This will minimize the risk of interruption during the flashing process.
- A complete backup is recommended before moving ahead as every single data will get wiped out in the last step of this procedure. So make a backup of your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, memos and APN settings etc.
- Install mobile specific drivers on your PC 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 the link given below.
- (Optional) Temporary disable all the security tools as well as antivirus that are installed on your PC. They might increase the risk of interruption during the firmware installation process.
Procedure to install Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060
Step 1: Download and extract both the above files to a convenient location on your PC. After extracting the firmware package (.zip file), you’ll see these two files in it:
Step 2: Then switch off your Galaxy Grand Neo. Now you need to boot your device into downloading mode.
Step 3: For booting into download mode, press and hold the ‘Home button + Power button + Volume down key’ simultaneously until you see a warning message. Leave all the keys now.
Step 4: Keeping your device as it is, connect it to your PC using the micro USB cable. Now just press the Volume up button to continue. This will directly land your Galaxy Grand Neo into downloading mode.
Step 5: On the PC, 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 Grand Neo has been successfully connected to your computer.
Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen then it’s more likely to be a problem with the mobile-specific drivers. So just confirm whether you’ve properly installed the mobile specific drivers on your PC 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 persists try changing the USB cable or the USB port.
Step 6: Then select the Options tab present on the Odin window and tick the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options. Tick only these two options and leave all the other options as they are.
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 present on the Odin window and browse to the firmware package file which you’ve downloaded (I9060DDUANJ1_I9060ODDANJ1_I9060DDUANJ1_HOME.tar.md5) and select it.
Step 8: Then initiate the process to begin the installation of Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware. For that, just press the Start button located on the Odin window.
Note: Your device will automatically boot itself while the process goes on. Do not disconnect the micro USB cable as it will interrupt the firmware flashing process.
Step 9: Be patient and wait for a few minutes. When the flashing process completes successfully, the ID: COM section on the Odin window will turn green with the message ‘Pass’ on it. Also, your Galaxy Grand Neo will automatically restart itself. This will confirm that the Official Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware has been successfully flashed on your Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060. Now you can remove the micro USB cable to safely disconnect your phone from PC.
Note: If this process fails or if Odin gets stuck or in case your phone gets stuck into the boot loop, then close the Odin window, again go into downloading mode and implement the same procedure as given above.
Bravo! Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo GT-I9060 smartphone has been successfully upgraded to the latest official Android 4.2.2 DDUANJ1 Jelly Bean firmware. You may confirm it from Menu->Settings->About Phone. Enjoy and experience the Android Jelly Bean features on your smartphone. Also, don’t forget to share your views after using it. Lastly, if you come across any problems while performing this procedure or have any suggestions or issues, then do let me know through the comments section given below.