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

Sanjana December 13, 2011 0

The latest November firmware release for Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 is XXKK6 Gingerbread 2.3.6. The update is reported to work well with users on Static IP and also handle issues related to Wi-Fi bugs. This firmware is not an Official release but is the leaked beta version and applying this firmware won’t root the device in any manner. If your device has been already rooted from before then rooting will get cancelled so that you can reclaim back your warranty that was lost earlier during the rooting process.

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You must 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. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

XXKK6 2.3.6 Zip Package

Steps to Update Gingerbread XXKK6 2.3.6 Firmware on Galaxy Y:

Step-1:Enable USB Debugging from the following path “Applications > Settings > Development > USB Debugging”.

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Download XXKK6 2.3.6 Zip Package to your computer and extract it to the desktop for easy accessibility. During the extraction process you will be prompted to enter a password so give the password as Coveringandroid.com

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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: Power Off your phone and open Odin .exe from the extracted files. Enter your device into download mode by pressing the Volume Down Key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously.

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

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When you connect your phone to the computer while keeping the Odin opened 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.

Step-5: Click on the PDA tab and choose the file named as ” ” from the extracted zip file then click on Start. Now the firmware updation process will start and after the firmware is updated, your phone will restart on its own and you will be asked to enter the Google account credentials and language settings.

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Step-6: To confirm whether the firmware has been successfully updated or not, navigate to “Applications > Settings > About Phone where you will discover the firmware version as xxkk6 2.3.6 Gingerbread version. Turn Off your phone to enter into recovery mode by pressing Center Key and Power button simultaneously.

Step-7: On entering the recovery mode select Wipe data/factory reset then select Wipe Cache partition. Now reboot your device by selecting the option “reboot system now” to clear off all cache data present in phone.

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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 update procedure is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy SL Y S5360 phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.

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