Update China Samsung Galaxy S4 to Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 Official Firmware

By | August 26, 2013

Good news for the China Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 users. Yes, you got it right, the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 official firmware update has been rolled out to the Chinese Galaxy S4 users. The Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 update can be installed on China Galaxy S4 over Samsung KIES. But a lot of Galaxy S4 users in China might not have received the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 firmware update Over the Air, this can be due to regional issues or some cache encounters. However, if you want to update your Samsung Galaxy S4 China to official Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 firmware, then you have landed at the right place; because by reading the guide given below, you will be able to install the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 firmware update on your China Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 manually.

As this is an official Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update for the Samsung Galaxy S4, therefore if you install it on your rooted Samsung Galaxy S4; in that case you root access will be lost, however, you can root it again by reading this guided over here. And one more thing, before going to the main piece of steps, I recommend you guys to take a NanDroid backup of your Samsung Galaxy S4 China, so in case any thing goes wrong, you can bring your Samsung Galaxy S4 back to its previous state.

Disclaimer: Odin is one of the most trusted tool to perform such updates. However, in any type of misfortune with your Galaxy S4, we will not be held responsible

Things to Remember

  • This Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 official firmware update should only be installed on China Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500
  • Make sure you have all the important Galaxy S4 USB drivers installed on your PC
  • Ensure that USB Debugging is enabled on your Samsung Galaxy S4 : settings Applications >Development USB Debugging


How to Update Chinese Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 to Official Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 Official Firware


Step 1 - Download the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 firmware and Odin zip files and extract them to your computer. Then Install Odin and leave the firmware files as it is

Step 2 -  Now, turn off your Galaxy S4  and boot into download mode by pressing Volume Down key Home Button Power Button

Step 3 - Connect your Galaxy S4 with the computer and the ID: COM should show a sign for the connection – it will turn green or blue. this means you have all the drivers needed

Step 4 - Now do the following

  • Click on PDA and choose the .tar file
  • Click CSC and choose the file CSC
  • Click PIT and choose the .pit file  (check mark the re-partition radio box if the file is available)
  • Click Phone and choose the MODEM file

Step 5 - Make sure that the Auto-Reboot and F. Reset Time radio boxes are checked. If yes then click start

Congrats! the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 official firmware will now be installed on your Samsung Galaxy S4 China. However, you might want to wait for a bit longer to let your Galaxy S4 boot automatically.

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Ahmed Murtaza

I am a young Android enthusiast, and the founder of Droidcrave; with an insatiable passion for Android. I optimize my Android enthusiasm by blogging about it. In fact, the Android section in the Pulse News reader is my best friend and not forgetting – Cade (Bluecocktail) is one of my working partners.

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  • Dario Timoszko

    is possible flash a chinese version with an international rom?
    i want playstore and spanish keyboard…

    • http://droidcrave.com/ salar hussain

      No Dario, I’m afraid you can’t. The international based ROMs are for international versions only – you’re going to have to find some ROM for chinese version.
      We’ll try to find some if anyone’s cooked any :)

  • Dave Infante

    looks like hotfile site is shut down, is the forware available anywhere else?

  • Christian

    where can we find this rom since hotfiles is closed?