Samsung Galaxy S i9000 has not yet received official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update from Samsung but there’s an official Gingerbread leak in the wild. This is a beta build of the upcoming official Android 2.3 Gingerbread for Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and it works perfectly without any issue. If you want to install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on your Galaxy S i9000, then follow the guide after the break.
Please note that this guide is for only Samsung Galaxy S i9000 model, any other model is not supported. So make sure you have the i9000 model of Samsung Galaxy S.
How to install Samsung Galaxy S Android Gingerbread
- Samsung Galaxy S i9000
- Download and Install latest version of KIES or PC Studio for the latest drivers.
- Odin-1.7with.pit.512.803.zip (Click here to download)
- Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread 2.3.2 I9000XWJV1 ROM upgrade file XWJV1.zip (Click here to download)
- USB cable.
Extract the Odin-1.7with.pit.512.803.zip file. You will find the following 3 files.
- Odin3 v1.7
Extract Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread update firmware file XWJV1.zip .You will find the following 3 files.
Run Odin3 v1.7 which you downloaded and extracted in Step 1.
Click on PIT button (in Red circle) and select the “s1_odin_20100803.pit” file (Downloaded in Step 1).
Click on PDA button (in Yellow circle) and select the “CODE_I9000XWJV1_CL31216_REV03_user_mid_noship.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)
Click on PHONE button (in Green circle) and select the “MODEM_I9000XXJVE.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)
Click on CSC button (in Blue Circle) and select the “GT-I9000-MULTI-CSC-OXXJV1.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)
Please make sure the only following Checkboxes are Checked and no other option is Checked. (This is an important step so make sure you are not doing anything wrong!)
- Auto Reboot
- F.Reset Time
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S.
Now remove any SIM card and microSD memory card.
Hold down these 3 buttons Power, Volume Down and Home at once until the phone boots in Download Mode
Connect your Samsung Galaxy S which is in Download Mode with the computer using the USB Cable
Odin will confirm your phone is connected by “ID-COM” bar as you can see in the picture below.
Step 14 :
Click on START button to install Gingerbread.
Now wait for the process to finish and it will reboot in Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread
To confirm the upgrade navigate to Options -> Settings -> About Phone (scroll down and check the version).
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