There is a new update available for Samsung Galaxy 551 I5510 known as XWKPH 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware. This new firmware was released in Hungary enabling all European users can apply this update. Other users are suggested not to try this update else there is a high probability of your device getting damaged. You do not require to root your smartphone to apply this update and we will be using the Odin Flash tool for the updation procedure.
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 551 I5510 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 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.
Steps to Update XWKPH 2.3.6 Firmware in Samsung Galaxy 551 I5510:
Step-1: Download I5510XWKPH Zip Package from the Must Have section to your computer and extract the file at the same location. After extraction is complete, match the files with the image given below and if a single file is found missing then check with the downloading and extraction of files.
Step-2: Open Odin from the extracted files and run it on your computer. Power off your phone to enter into Download Mode by pressing Q and Power button simultaneously. Once you enter into download mode connect the phone to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened.
Step-4: 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-5: Click on “OPS” in Odin then tick on “One Package” tab and select the files as mentioned below
one package: I5510XWKPH_I5510VDHKP3_I5510XWKP1_HOME.tar
After the files are selected tap on “Start” to begin the firmware updation process. It will take about 10 – 15 minutes for the update to complete.
Step-6: Your device will automatically restart indicating the successful completion of updation process. Power off your phone to enter into Recovery mode by pressing the T button and 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’.
Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy 551 I5510 smartphone with XWKPH 2.3.6 firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.