Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean KSUAMA1 Firmware SHV-E270S Galaxy Grand

Posted: January 31, 2013 by Areeb Fazli in Android
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KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S is now available for download. You most likely know that Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S is now only available in South Korean. Many Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S users already received KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update in their smartphone via OTA. Other can also download and install this firmware to their smartphone using official utility KIES. However, if both processes not work for you then try manual installation. Continue reading this article to download KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware and then manually install it on your Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S.

Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S comes with a 5.0-inches Capacitive touchscreen display. This awesome phone is powered by dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and a 1 GB RAM along with several impressive hardware portfolio.

In this article we will guide you to install KSUAMA1 official firmware update in Galaxy Note, model number SHV-E270S. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware in Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S . However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later. Please note, this is a leaked firmware and may contain several bugs and issues.


Android 4.1.2 KSUAMA1 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013-01-15


This tutorial is only for Galaxy Grand, model number SHV-E270S. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash Jelly Bean E270SKSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S.

In the last page you learn what to do before flashing KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update. Now, in this page you will see how to update Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S to KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 official firmware. The step-by-step guide is pretty easy to follow. First you need to download E270SKSUAMA1 firmware zip and ODIN zip, then follow below mentioned guide as it is.


  • You will lose installed custom ROM such as CM10, Paranoid Android or AOKP after flashing official firmware. Custom ROM will be replaced by official stock ROM.
  • You will lose custom recovery such as ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP Recovery if you have any. Custom recovery will be replaced by stock recovery. We will soon write on how to install ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S. [Try search box at top-right to get it]
  • Your device no longer belongs to rooted device once you install this firmware. We will soon write on how to root Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S. [Try search box at top-right to get it]
  • Though official firmware update usually not erase any system data but we advise you to follow our per-requisites mentioned on previous page as precaution.
  • This firmware released by Samsung and flashing of this won’t increase binary counter.
  • Extract downloaded archive only once and not twice. If extracted zip don’t contain any modem, csc or pit file that actually means you don’t require it. The only must have file for a firmware flashing is that file with .tar.md5 extension which should be flashed through PDA section.
  • To run ODIN as Administrator you should right click on .exe file then click on ‘Run as administrator’ from context menu. Windows XP or lower don’t require this.


File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. Android 4.1.2 SHV-E270SKSUAMA1 for Galaxy Grand GT-SHV-E270S

  2. Odin 3.07

How to Update Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S to KSUAMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

  1. Extract Firmware zip file that you downloaded already from above link, you will get a .tar file and some other files.
  2. Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.07.exe along with few other files.
  3. Power off your phone. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
  4. Now, put the Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S phone in Download Mode by pressing pressing and holding down the Volume Down and Home buttons while pressing the Power button. A Warning! screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
  5. Now run Odin3 v3.07.exe (see Step 2) as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete the process smoothly.
  6. Now connect your Galaxy Note GT-SHV-E270S with your PC using USB cable. A message will arrive under Odin’s message box in the bottom left saying “Added!!”. If you don’t get the same then you should try another USB port (try USB port located in back in your desktop PC). If that too don’t work then you should then reinstall the driver. If you successfully see the “Added!!” message in Odin then you are ready to go in next step. You should also see COM port with a number in Yellow if you successfully added your device.
  7. Select these files in Odin at respective buttons from extracted E270SKSUAMA1 firmware folder :
    1. Click the PDA Button, and select the .tar file here with *code* appearing in its name
    2. Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave if there is no such file)
    3. Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave if there is no such file)
    4. Click the PIT Button, and select the .pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
  8. In Odin window, make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected. Also, make sure that Re-Partition checkbox is selected, only if you are using a .pit file (see Step 7.4).
  9. Double check everything that we mentioned in Step 7 & Step 8 above. Now, once satisfied hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
  10. Once flashing completed, your phone will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.

Congrats! Your Galaxy Grand, model number SHV-E270S should now run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean build KSUAMA1. Go to Settings > About phone to verify this firmware update.


If Galaxy Grand SHV-E270S stuck at booting animation after Step 10 then go to recovery mode (press and hold the Volume UpHome and Power buttons together) and perform Wipe data/Factory Reset task before selecting reboot system now function. In recovery mode use Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select the option.

Source: Androidjinn


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