Official Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S III Mini VE

The Samsung Galaxy S III Mini VE GT-I8200Q Smartphone users who reside in Turkey, can upgrade their Smartphones to the recently released official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware. The firmware carries the build name JVUAOC1 and comes with certain changelogs that will fix both the existing bugs in the current build & will enrich your Smartphone with new features. Besides being this an official firmware it will revoke your the root access if your device is already rooted and also will replace the installed ROMs with Custom ROM.

Being this an OTA update, you can flash the new firmware via OTA or Kies method. Soon the firmware will hit your device via OTA and then you can flash it on your Smartphone. But if you are not fortunate enough to get the OTA update, then you can flash it manually after following the below mentioned step-by-step guide. Before that fill the below mentioned requirements for the update.

Updating the new firmware to your Smartphone using the manual method which will be little tricky, but not difficult. But if you are newbie, then you must properly read and understand the below given step-by-step guide at first. Then only you should proceed for the update. Remember, we at Techgipsy will not remain responsible for any sort of brick or damage if your device during the update process. So don’t proceed if you know not what you do.

You are recommended to use WiFi while downloading the update. Else it will use much of your mobile data. Besides, double check the Name and model of your Smartphone before initiating the update since this guide is meant only for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini VE Smartphone and implementing the procedure in other devices might brick your Smartphone device. Now let’s take a look on the per-requirements.


  1. All important data and files of your Samsung Galaxy S III Mini VE Smartphone should be provided a good back-up before this update since the update might erase your important data.
  2. A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
  3. Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Galaxy S III Mini VE drivers since the drivers will help connect your device to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
  4. The USB debugging option should be enabled by following the steps Menu > Settings > Applications.
  5. To ensure if your USB debugging is enabled, navigate and tap on Developer Options. Don’t forget to disable the USB Debugging option post update.
  6. Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 75% power back up before starting the update.

Steps to Update

  1. First of all download the Android 4.2.2 file for your Galaxy S III Mini VE Smartphone and extract it on the desktop of your Computer. Now download Odin
  2. Then Put your Galaxy S III Mini VE into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its Volume Down button, Power Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Power Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your Galaxy S III Mini VE into download mode.
  3. Then connect the Galaxy S III Mini VE to the PC via USB cable.
  4. The button-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of the Galaxy device with your PC is successful.
  5. Now launch Odin on your PC, click on “AP/ADB” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted Jelly Bean 4.2.2 JVUAOC1 folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unchecked.
  6. Next select the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin and press the “Start” button. The update process will take around 4-5 minutes. Wait still your Galaxy S III Mini VE Smartphone restarts.

That’s it! Now you have successfully updated your Galaxy S III Mini VE GT-I8200Q Smartphone with Android 4.2.2 JVUAOC1 firmware. Go ahead and experience the enhanced Jelly Beaan features in your Galaxy S III Mini VE GT-I8200Q device. In case of any issues, get back to me via the comment section. I shall definitely come out with a solution for you. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy.

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