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Update Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 With Leaked Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUFNA1 Test Firmware

Samsung has confirmed the android 4.4.2 kitkat update for galaxy S4 I9505 in February/March 2014. Recently a test firmware for galaxy S4 is released which is android 4.4.2 kitkat i9505XXUFNA1. However this is not the official android kitkat rom released by Samsung, this is just a leaked pre-release test firmware. The details of android 4.4.2 kitkat I9505XXUFNA1 for galaxy S4 is given below.

Model: GT-I9505
Country: Open Europe
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 276328
Build date: Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:30:51 +0000
Product Code: OXA

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What’s New In Android 4.4.2 Kitkat For Galaxy S4

  • Minor UI changes.
  • Status bar icons changed from gingerbread style green to android kitkat style white.
  • Increased performance and increased benchmark scores.
  • Camera shortcut on lockscreen.
  • Improved keyboard layout in landscape orientation.
Note : Backup entire data stored on your galaxy S4 like files, apps, messages etc. You may lose these files and can’t get them back once lost, so backup all files and data.


  • You are doing this at your own risk, if your device gets bricked don’t blame us.
  • Make a nandroid backup of your galaxy S4 in case you don’t like the android kitkat firmaware then you can revert back to original rom with all apps and settings.
  • Don’t try on other versions of galaxy S4. It is meant to be applied on Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 model.
  • If your device is rooted and after update you will lose root access.
  • The binary counter will not increase by one and will not void warranty of your galaxy S4.
Update Galaxy S4 To Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUFNA1 Test Firmware

  • Download: from this link.
  • Download ODIN 3.09 form this link.
  • Install Samsung USB drivers for android phones.
  • Now open ODIN on your windows pc but do not connect the device to pc yet. Switch off your device and start it in download mode by pressing the volume down,power key and home button at same time for few seconds.
  • The device will reboot in download mode showing you the warning of installing a custom rom.Connect your galaxy S4 to pc now with a usb cable and press the volume up button. You will see that "ID:COM" field in ODIN will turn blue and it will return a message "<ID:0/011> Added!!".
  • Only the "Auto Reboot","F. Reset Time" and the "AP" options should be checked and rest of the options should remain unchecked. See the screenshot below. 

  • Now your galaxy S4 is ready to be flashed with android 4.4.2 kitkat XXUFNA1 firmware. Now click “AP” but make sure to check the box in front of it and browse the kitkat ROM file and select it.
  • Now Click “Start” to begin the flashing process.It will take few minutes to update the kitkat OS and the old stock ROM will be replaced by the latest one. 
  • After the flashing process ODIN will show you message “Pass” which means that your galaxy S4 has been successfully updated to android 4.4.2 kitkat. You can disconnect your device and reboot it to experience the android kitkat 4.4.2 OS.
Problems Arising After Updating Galaxy S4 To 4.4.2 Kitkat
After updating the device your device may not reboot properly or may hang in a continuous boot loop or may just stuck up on the Samsung splash screen.To solve this problem you need to factory reset your galaxy S4 to clear the older entries in the EFS folder.The procedure is given below step by step.

  • If your galaxy S4 is frozen or hanged permanently then remove the battery then put it back.
  • Now reboot the device in revocery mode by pressing the home button,volume up and power key at the same time for few seconds.
  • You can move up and down by pressing volume up and down buttons.Now select "wipe data/factory reset".
  • The device will be wiped and factory reset.Then go back and select "wipe cache partition".
  • After wiping cache partition go back and select "reboot system now".
  • Now your galaxy S4 will work perfectly.
Now you have successfully installed the official android 4.4.2 kitkat OS on your galaxy S4 I9505.


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