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Thursday, February 23, 2012

How To Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with XXKK6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware


XXKK6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware is the latest November release for the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 device. This update comes at a time when some users have reported issues regarding the Wi Fi bug but this update seems to have worked pretty well for the users on Static IP. Please note that this is not an Official update released by Samsung Electronics and is the beta leaked version. It is very unfortunate that despite Galaxy Y phone being on the latest and official 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware, there are issues with the firmware.
Disclaimer:we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.
Rooting Information:
Applying this firmware to your Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 will not root the device in any manner. Also, just in case if you have rooted the device earlier then the rooting will be revoked and you can claim back the lost warranty. Just in case if you wish to root your phones then we will soon come up with the rooting article.
For all those who doesn’t know What Rooting Is? Then we would like to tell you in a simple one liner that Rooting is basically a technique wherein the third party tools or apps are given the permission to access the system level files for required customizations in the form of Custom ROMs and other tweaks.
So, let’s quickly proceed to the list of pre Requisites which you need to follow from the below mentioned link.
NOTE: Please note that from the blow link you need not download any file and need to just follow the instructions to backup and other important things from the below mentioned link.
Procedure to Update Gingerbread XXKK6 2.3.6 Firmware on Galaxy Y:
  • Download the Gingerbread XXKK6 2.3.6 Zip Package to your computer and extract the same to the desktop so that it will be easier for you to locate the same. In the process of extraction, you will be prompted to enter in the password, enter the password as “androidadvices.com” without the inverted comas.
XXKK6 Password
  • Match the extracted files with the below shown screen capture. Even if single file is missing then you need to check with the extraction process or the download process.
XXKK6 Extracted Files
  • Up next from the extracted files, you need to open the Odin executable file in your computer and turn Off the phone so that it can be entered into the download mode. The download mode can be entered by pressing Volume Down Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JwFCKDC7OQ4
  • Now in the download mode, connect the phone to the computer using the USB cable and then you need to wait for the ID : COM section in odin to turn yellow which will mean that all the drivers have been installed successfully and you are ready to select the files in the next step.
Odin for Galaxy Y
  • Now, click on the “PDA” tab to choose the file named as “” from extracted folder and click on “start”. Once the firmware process is completed, the phone will be restarted after which you will be prompted to enter the Google Account credentials as well as select the language preferences.
Odin for Galaxy Y Connected
  • To check whether he firmware has been successfully updated or not, you need to go to the path “Applications > Settings > About Phone” where you will find the firmware version mentioned as xxkk6 2.3.6 Gingerbread version.
Files Added XXXKK6 Galaxy Y
  • After this, turn off the phone to get into the recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing  Center Key and press the Power Button. n the recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now option which will clear off all the cache data present in the phone.
recovery mode
So, in this way you have successfully applied the Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware in your Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 phone. Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the comments section below as we will try our level best to fix the same as soon as possible.

1 comment:

  1. This is just a straight cut and paste from the androidadvices.com website, and the links are dead

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