Performing data wipe task will only erase your phone's internal memory and not the data on SD card.
Source: Mohd Shakirin Android 4.3 custom ROM leaked for the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 and a video demonstration revealed that Galaxy Ace can indeed run the latest Android version from Google.
Samsung has rolled out a new Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) based Over-The-Air (OTA) software update for Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 users in Southeast Asian countries.
The update, Android 4.1.2 I8160XXMF2, is originally meant for Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam.
The Galaxy Ace running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean doesn't seem to suffer any interface lags and shows very responsive to touch.
The firmware has a baseband version of S5830DXKT4 and powered by Cyanogen Mod 4.3 Leaked Version with build date: Sat, Jun 22.
When the device connects successfully, a message saying "Added!
" appears in ODIN and the ID: COM box will turn yellow with the corresponding COM port number.I am currently running on 4.4.2 with an update needing to happen. I have tried wiping data and all that jazz, but it still won't update. IBTimes UK will not be held liable if the device is damaged or bricked during or after firmware installation. Pre-requisites How to Install Official Android 4.1.2 I8160XXMF2 Jelly Bean Firmware on Galaxy Ace 2 Step 1: Download Android 4.1.2 I8160XXMF2 Jelly Bean OTA for Galaxy Ace 2 and Odin v3.07 on your computer.Step 2: Extract the firmware zip file to the desktop to obtain a md5 file and some other files (optional).Step 8: To prevent ROM related errors, verify Step 6 and Step 7 are done correctly.