How to Install Android 4.1.2 FK23 Jelly Bean on Epic 4G Touch D710

The official OTA Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean FK23 has apparently been leaked and is now available for download. According to sxtpdevelopers, it’s the final build of planned Jelly Bean 4.1.2 for Samsung Epic 4G Touch that will be released through official channel pretty soon. If you do not want to wait for the official release, you can now download the ROM and flash it on your device. It’s pretty straight forward, you can use Odin to flash it on your phone.

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How to Install Jelly Bean FK23 on Epic 4G Touch D710

Here is the download links and instructions on how to flash it:

Before you Begin:

  • You must have Epic 4G Touch drivers installed on your computer.
  • Backup all your data before proceeding.

Step 1: Download required files:

  1. Odin: Download
  2. ROM: CODE_SPH-D710.FK23_549262_REV00_user_low_ship.tar.md5.7z

Step 2: Extract the downloaded .7z file. You will get a .md5 file after extracting.

Step 3: Start Odin on your PC. Right click on Odin.exe and select “Run as administrator”.

Step 4: Start Epic 4G Touch in download mode. To do this:

  • Switch your phone off
  • Press & hold Volume down + Power buttons
  • Now press Volume up button.

Step 5: Once in download mode, connect your phone with the computer. Odin will recognize the connected device.

Step 6: In Odin, click on “PDA” button, now browse and select the extracted TAR file.

Step 7: Click on START button in Odin to begin the process.

Wait till the process complete. Your device will reboot when it’s done. Once it boots up, you will have Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on Epic 4G Touch. To confirm, you can check it from Settings of the phone. It should show Android 4.1.2 FK23 on Epic 4G D710. Enjoy!

More details and resources are available at sxtpdevelopers forum thread.


Rashid Saeed

I blog about the hottest and latest news updates and trends in the smartphone industry - in particular, the Android platform.

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