How To Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 To Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

Posted on Nov 21 2013 - 1:18am by Akhil Pulotil

A recent statistic report showed that Samsung was making more profit out of its lower end budget Android Smartphones lineup, than its higher end Smartphones. And the Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300, which was released over a year ago was a star among the budget Smartphones. However, as any other budget Android Smartphone out there, the Samsung Galaxy Pocket too failed to receive any further firmware or software updates being a budget device. But today, we’re here with a tutorial that would let you to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.



Below are some warning information to get you started:

  • Please note that during this process, we are going to flash some custom modification file to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
  • There are risks of your device being damaged while this process and we are not to be held responsible even if you damage your device during or after completing the process. So, proceed at your own risk only.


Below are some prerequisite procedures to complete before upgrading your Smartphone to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean:

  • You need to revert your Samsung Galaxy Pocket to its stock ROM, in case its rooted.
  • You also need to de-odex your Smartphone.
  • Download the upgrade kit from here.
  • Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Pocket has at least 80% of batteery backup.
  • Install USB Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Pocket on your PC.

How To Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 To Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean:

Below is the detailed guide on how you can upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean:

  1. First of all, connect your Samsung Galaxy Pocket to the PC.
  2. Now copyy/paste the “vm00cwm” file and the “Stock Modification V1″ file to the external storage of your Smartphone.
  3. Now boot your Samsung Galaxy Pocket into recovery mode by pressing Volume Down+Power+Home keys at the same time.
  4. From the recovery mode screen, click on “Choose ZIP From SD Card” option.
  5. And then select the “vmoocwm” file that you copy/pasted to your extrernal storage earlier and confirm the selection to flash it.
  6. Now from the recovery mode, wipe the cache partition and perform a Data/Factory reset and reboot your Smartphone.
  7. Now again repeat the processes from 3-6 and instead of the “vm00cwm” file choose the “Stock Modification V1″ file.
  8. Once again repeat the processes from 3-6 and now choose the “Stock Modification V2″ file.

Finally you’re done, and you have successfully upgraded your Samsung Galaxy Pocket to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. In case of any queries, please mention them as comments below. Check out some other tricks, such as how to update Samsung Galaxy Ace to Android 4.2.2 and how to install Android 4.2 on Samsung Galaxy Y.

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18 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. sourav December 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm - Reply

    there are 6 files in the downloaded zip.please explain clearly how to do.

    • DroidDoc December 8, 2013 at 1:58 am - Reply

      Follow the steps as exactly given, as that is the procedure. You have to make the use of the different files as given!

  2. MC Gaming December 7, 2013 at 4:35 pm - Reply

    Will i brick my phone and never start !??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

    • DroidDoc December 8, 2013 at 1:43 am - Reply

      It has worked for me as well as for the readers but it always depends on your device. I can’t assure you.

  3. Jayson Quilar December 7, 2013 at 6:24 pm - Reply

    I'm very confused on these. -_-
    I can see the outcome but I can't change my android version. Explain further please.

    • DroidDoc December 8, 2013 at 1:42 am - Reply

      I am aware about it. Will let you soon soon.

  4. simone December 8, 2013 at 9:06 am - Reply


    • DroidDoc December 9, 2013 at 2:37 am - Reply

      Although these are not the files available from Play Store, we are sure there is no virus in the files. Be assured.

      • simone December 19, 2013 at 5:35 pm - Reply

        non riesco ad installarlo perche l’antivirus me lo considera un virus e mi impedisce di inserire i file nel sd ,cosa devo fare?un ultima cosa potreste fare un video cosi capisco meglio il procedimento ?per favore.grazie per le risposte

  5. Lusanda December 8, 2013 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    will apk files install with our, “problem in parsing file” error?

    • DroidDoc December 9, 2013 at 2:36 am - Reply

      Such error didn’t occur for any user for now, as it’s the normal APK installation.

  6. Fahmi-R3v December 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm - Reply

    what do you mean by revert to its stock ROM and de-odexs

  7. fatih245 December 17, 2013 at 11:12 pm - Reply

    Make your Turkish translation

  8. sam January 7, 2014 at 4:50 pm - Reply

    do we have to wipe every time??

    • DroidDoc January 8, 2014 at 1:23 am - Reply

      Yes that is recommended.

  9. Louis Andrei Suba January 8, 2014 at 5:59 am - Reply

    It’s working on me but when I open up the Setup Wizard.. It keeps crashing

    And I Cant get into the Homescreen

  10. Sotiris6116 March 1, 2014 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    Is this the original upgrade?? I mean….after the upgrade will it still be touchwiz?? By the way , congratulations for the manual upgrade :-P

  11. anas March 2, 2014 at 8:07 am - Reply

    I have update and it has complete
    But i cant use notefication bar or tool bar
    And i cant revice a call
    So plz help me

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