Samsung Galaxy 3 GT i5801 is a mid-range smartphone that is quiet well built and is also known as Teos, Neos, Apollo GT-i5801 or GT-I5800. Galaxy 3 GT i5801 users can smile through this New Year as they can now update their smartphone by applying an all new version of Froyo 2.2 firmware. This new firmware is also known as DDJP6 and can be applied by all users irrespective of the country since it is a global update.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy 3 GT i5801 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it. You can check the model number of your phone by dialing “*#1234#” after which you will get the details like current firmware version. Pre-Requisites: You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Do not backup the data using KIES tool as it may or may not recognize the device after updation. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily. Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update Must Have:
Steps to Update Froyo 2.2 Firmware in Galaxy 3 GT 5801: Step-1: Download DDJP6 Froyo 2.2 Package from the Must Have section to your computer and enable USB Debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
Step-2: Open Odin in your computer and power off your phone to enter your device into Download mode by pressing Volume Down Key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. Once you enter into download mode connect your phone to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. If the device powers on in Normal mode then re-try to enter into Download Mode with the same process till you are finally there.
Step-3: Now the drivers will get installed and ID: COM will turn yellow indicating that you can now proceed to the next step. It may take 3-4mins for the ID:COM block to install all the drivers hence wait till the process completes. Dont proceed to the next step if the ID:COM block doesn’t turn yellow.
In case the ID: COM doesn’t turn yellow then you need to install Samsung USB Drivers, .NET Framework and update KIES with the latest version so that the missing drivers get installed. Step-4: Click on the option “One Package” in Odin then tick on “OPS Package” and select “apollo_0531.ops”, “One Package”. Choose the file named as “I5801DDJP6.tar” then tap on “Start” to begin the firmware updation process. It will take about 5 – 10 minutes for the updation process to complete after which the device will automatically reboot.
Step-5: When the updation process is complete the home screen will be displayed. Now disconnect the USB cable and Power off the phone to enter into Recovery mode. The Recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume Down Key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. In Recovery mode, select “Wipe data/factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” then reboot your device by selecting the option of ‘Reboot system now’. If the device boots normally, re-try to enter into Recovery mode with the same process till you are
finally there. Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy 3 GT i5801 smartphone with the latest version of Froyo by following the steps mentioned above carefully.