Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 has received the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware update earlier with XXUCNG1 as Build Number. If you are having trouble updating your device to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat via OTA then you can manually update your device to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUCNG1 firmware, all you need to do is follow this guide and update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat.
The update is currently available in Russia, but it doesn’t matter as you can manually update your device with the Odin flash tool. So if you are willing to update your device to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat then you can proceed without any risk. Though it is your decision whether to update Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUCNG1 firmware or not.
- The battery percentage in your Galaxy S4 Mini Android phone should be more than 85%.
- Make sure USB debugging option is enabled. If not enable by heading to path Settings > About > Developer Options.
- Download Samsung Galaxy S4 USB Drivers
- Don’t forget to take backup of your entire device data (SMS, Contacts, app data, call log, video, images, etc.)
How to update Galaxy S4 Mini to Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware
Step 1: Download the Android 4.4.2 Firmware update and Odin package to your computer from the below download section.
Step 2: Once downloaded, you need to extract the same and open Odin in your computer. Once connected, the ID: COM section in Odin will turn Yellow / Green depending upon the Odin version. If you don’t see ID: COM section turn some other color, then you need to install the drivers.
Step 3: Now turn off your device and enter into download mode by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume down buttons together
Step 4: Now take standard USB cable and connect the Galaxy S4 Mini to the computer. Then click on “PDA” to select the tar file which you got after extracting the firmware package.
Step 5: After selecting the tar file, just tap on “Start” option to begin the firmware update process.
Step 6: This process takes 3-4 minutes to complete and then the device will reboot.
Step 7: After successful reboot, check the Android version of the smartphone from Settings > About Phone.