Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830I is quiet popular and is among the highest selling Android smartphones in line with Galaxy S, SII and Galaxy Note. To add on to the goodness of Galaxy Ace smartphone there is now an official Android 2.3.6 update available for it. Users can update this official release from Samsung via OTA that is Over the Air. This new update will upgrade the Android version to 2.3.6 and if you are running on 2.3.5 firmware then you can directly proceed with the software.
You do not need to connect your smartphone to Samsung KIES to apply this update as this is the official update available via OTA. If you are on GPRS then be sure to change over to Wi-Fi since it might cost you a lot to download the software file.
You must backup all 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. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 via OTA:
There are no official change logs released by Samsung for this update and we are quite confirmed that it will fix bugs from the previous version along with providing some enhancements. Some Galaxy Ace users may receive the notification update on their device. In case you receive any such update notification then follow the on-screen instructions to update your Galaxy Ace S5830I.
Check via Manual Update:
In case you do not receive any updation notification from Samsung, then you can manually check whether any updates are available to you or not, anytime from your phone. Navigate to your device’s home screen and click on Menu > Settings > About Phone > System Update then finally tap on Update Android. The update will get automatically installed in your handset and you would be able to use your smartphone within a span of 10 minutes.
How to Check Software Version in your Phone:
In order to check the software version in your device after having applied the update, navigate to Home screen and click on Menu > Settings > About Phone where it will display the Android version in your handset as Android 2.3.6. Samsung has already announced officially that Galaxy Ace wont be receiving the ICS update owing to hardware’s incompatibility. However you can install the beta custom ROMs and get the feel of ICS Android 4.0 in your Galaxy ace S5830I.