Install XXALK1 Android 4.0.4 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Music [Guide]

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By IBTimes Staff Reporter | December 10, 2012 8:11 PM EST

The Samsung Galaxy Music comes with the Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box. Samsung has rolled out a new XXALK1 ICS firmware for the device that is reported to come with minor fixes and performance improvement. The update can be accessed via Samsung Kies or manual installation.

Those looking to install the update manually may check this tutorial. IBTimes UK will not be held responsible for any damage to the device during installation.

Firmware details:

PDA: S6010XXALK1

CSC: S6010LUXALK3

Version: 4.0.4

Note:

  •   The device will lose installed custom ROM. It will be replaced by the stock official ROM
  •     The device will lose custom recovery
  •      The device will lose root

Pre-requisites:

  •         Ensure the device has at least 80 percent battery charge
  •         Install USB drivers for the Music device in PC
  •         Enable USB debugging

Files required:

Android 4.0.4 S6010XXALK1
Odin 3.07

To update Galaxy Music with XXALK1 ICS firmware:

  • Extract firmware and Odin zip files
  •  Switch the device off
  •  Put the device in Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons until you get the Samsung logo on the screen)
  • Open Odin and connect the device to PC in the Download mode. You will get a message saying "Added"
  • If the device is connected successfully , one of the ID:COM boxes turns yellow
  • Choose the files that have to be flashed on the device
    • Click on PDA and choose file CODE
    • Click on Phone and choose file MODEM
    • Click on CSC and choose file CSC
    • Click on PIT and choose .pit
  • In Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options
  • Hit the Start button. Installation will now begin
  • After installation, you will see a PASS message. Now, the device will reboot by itself and you will see the Samsung logo. You can now unplug the device from PC

Your Samsung Galaxy Music should now be running Android 4.0.4 XXALK1 build.

[Source: Android Jinn]

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