How to Update Samsung Galaxy Y Pro with Gingerbread XXKJ2 2.3.6

Sanjana January 13, 2012 0

Cheers to Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510 users as you can now update your device with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware that comes with a variety of bug and stability fixes. It is to be noted that this is not the one that is updated via KIES. You require Odin to update this firmware manually. This Gingerbread firmware is otherwise known as XXKJ2. Applying this firmware won’t root your device in any manner and if

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you have already rooted your device from before then, after applying this update the rooting access will again get revoked.

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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 Y Pro B5510 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it on Galaxy S2 I9100G or in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.


You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Do not use KIES to back up any data because it wont recognize KIES as it a beta version. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Gingerbread XXKJ2 2.3.6 Firmware

Steps to Update Gingerbread XXKJ2 2.3.6 on Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510:

Step-1: Download Gingerbread 2.3.6 Package from the Must Have section to your computer, unzip it and place it on the desktop for easy accessibility. During the extraction process you will be prompted to enter a password so give the password as android.

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Step-2: After the files are successfully extracted match them with the image given below and if a single file is found missing, download the zip file again.

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Step-3: Open Odin .exe from the extracted files and power Off your phone to enter your device into Download mode by pressing Volume Down Key + (OK)Center button and holding both press Power button simultaneously.

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You can refer to the video mentioned below to know more about on how to enter into Download mode.

Do not proceed into the next step if the phone refuses to get into the Download mode in spite of repeated attempts.

Step-4: Once you enter into download mode connect your phone to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. 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.

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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-5: Click on the PDA tab in Odin and select the file named as “B5510XXKJ2_B5510OXAKJ2_B5510XXKJ2_HOME.tar.md5” that you can find in the extracted files. Double check whether the selected file match or not then tap on “Start” to begin the updation process. It will take around 5mins to apply the firmware. You must match all options in Odin and after the firmware is successfully applied, your device will restart. Disconnect the USB Cable when you see the Home Screen.

Step-6: Power Off your device and enter into Recovery Mode by pressing Volume Up Key + (OK)Center button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. In Recovery mode choose “Wipe data/ Factory reset” then choose “Wipe Cache partition” and reboot your device by clicking on “Reboot system now” option using the help of Volume Rocker keys. If the phone boots normally then repeat the button combination till you enter into Recovery mode.

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You can refer to the video mentioned below to know more about on how to enter into Recovery mode.

Step-7: After the cache files are cleared choose the option of “+++Go Back++++” then choose “Reboot system now” to restart the phone. As soon as the phone restarts, your device will be on the latest Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware. You can check the current firmware from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where you will discover the current firmware as Gingerbread 2.3.6 XXKJ2.

Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy Y B5510 with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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