Samsung has rolled out the official Android 4.1.2 firmware named ‘DXAMB1’ firmware for Galaxy S 3 Mini I8190 for some specific regions. You can install this firmware by following this simple guide. This new official firmware brings amazing features. Check out the tutorial to enjoy this firmware on your Galaxy S 3 Mini I8190.


Android 4.1.2 DXAMB1 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013 February


The process is simple to follow, but you may end up as zero or negative results as well. So follow it at your own risk. We shall not be responsible for any damage that this tutorial may cause to your Samsung Galaxy S 3 Mini I8190N.


  • Charge the battery to at least 60 percent mark. The only step into the process.
  • Take the backup of entire data. This would prove helpful if your data gets wiped out because due to the process.
  • Download and install the drivers for your Galaxy S 3 Mini I8190 to your PC. You can download the drivers from here.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode in your smartphone. Proceed as Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging.

Process to Install Official Android 4.1.2 DXAMB1 Firmware on Galaxy S3 Mini I8190N

Download Android 4.1.2 DXAMB1 official firmware for Galaxy S3 Mini I8190N on the computer.

● Download the latest version of Odin, v1.85 from here.

● Switch off your Galaxy S3 I9300 and restart it in the Download Mode. How? Just press the Volume Down Key + OK + Power buttons. Keep them all pressed till you see an Android Robot on your device’s screen. The appearance of this on your screen confirms your entry into the Download Mode.

● Run Odin on your computer and connect your Galaxy S3 I9300 with it. One of ID:COM boxes in the Odin running in background will get filled with Yellow color on successful attachment of your device and computer.

● Proceed as follow to select the files to flash.

 Click the PDA Button, and then file code.

 Click the Phone Button, and then file modem.

            Click the CSC Button, and then file csc.

● Make sure that ‘Re-Partition’ box is not checked. If this is so, click on ‘Start’ to initiate the installation of firmware and wait for its completion.

That All your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini I8190N has now been updated to Android 4.1.2 DXAMB1 firmware update. Go to Settings > About phone to verify which firmware build you have.