Update Galaxy Camera C100 to XXALH8 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA Firmware
Like we posted yesterday, Galaxy Camera C100 OTA firmwares have started showing up online and you can now install XXALH8 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA firmware update on Galaxy Camera C100. Remember, this is just an OTA update (not a full firmware) because of which, you will need to install C100XXALH7 as the base firmware first (or make sure your device is already on that firmware) and then install the new C100XXALH8 Jelly Bean OTA. We have the full tutorial below as you read this post.
As you continue reading this post, we will guide you through all the steps of installing the latest United Kingdom firmware XXALH8 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OTA on Galaxy Camera C100. The tutorials are exactly the same for the camera as well, just like a phone. Don’t forget to backup all your personal apps and settings as given below. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.
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OTA Update: Just a quick note here. This is an official OTA (over-the-air) firmware update grabbed from Samsung KIES servers, which means, it is not a full firmware. Your camera will need to already have Android 4.1.1 (build XXALH7) installed and running before you can apply this OTA firmware. Go to Settings > About camera and check your build number.
Android 4.1.1 XXALH8 Firmware Details:
Base Firmware: C100XXALH8 (4.1.1)
Country: United Kingdom
Build Date: 27th August 2012
Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Camera to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Camera USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.
1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging. (optional, when updating via ODIN).
2. Your camera battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your camera might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.
3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings (for phones and tablets).
Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.
4. Your camera should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.
Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Camera C100 to XXALH8 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean official OTA firmware.