Update Galaxy S GT I9000 With Value Pack XWJW6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware [How To]

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Here comes good news for Galaxy S GT I9000 users since they can now update their devices with all new Value Pack XWJW6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware. Previously there was a XWJW5 update and here comes the new one namely XWJW6.

Although there are no much differences between XWJW5 and XWJW6 but this XWJW6 has been announced officially for Australia by Samsung Electronics. Applying this update won’t root your device in any case.

Important: We and even the developer won’t be responsible for any damage that takes place to your device while following these steps.

Pre-requisites to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Value Pack XWJW6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

  • The tutorial we would see today is compatible only with Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000. So, make sure you try this tutorial only on this device, not any other device by any company.
  • You must take back-up of all the internal data present in your phone like Logs, Contacts, messages, etc. with the help of backup applications.
  • Battery should be charged enough in order to apply this update. 60% minimum is recommended from our side otherwise your phone may get switched off while the update process.
  • Disable all antivirus suites in your computer as well as mobile so that update process may not get interrupted.
  • Make sure USB debugging is enabled in your mobile. If not, you can do it by following the path – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and after that USB debugging would be enabled in your phone.
  • Now just make sure you follow the corresponding instructions properly.

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Value Pack XWJW6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

  • Grab the XWJW6 Firmware Package from here to your Computer. And extract it. Next, download Odin and after that open it in your computer.
  • Now you need to enter your device into download mode which can be entered by pressing and holding Volume Down key + Center key + Power button till the time you see a green robot on your phone confirming that you entered into download mode.
  • Make sure you have Opened Odin in your computer.
  • Now connect your phone to computer while ensuring Odin is open in your computer.
  • As soon as you connect your phone to the computer, the ID: COM section in Odin will turn Yellow.
  • Click on “PDA” tab to select the .tar file which can be found from the extracted folder and then finally click on ‘Start’ button present in Odin to start the process of firmware update.
  • The process would take few minutes to complete. After it is done, the phone will reboot on its own and after you see the home screen on your device, disconnect your phone by removing the USB cable.
  • Turn off your phone and enter device into recovery mode.
  • In recovery mode, select the option of ‘wipe data/factory reset’ and ‘wipe cache partition’ so that you can clear the cache.
  • Finally, reboot your phone by selecting the option ‘reboot system now’.
  • And you have successfully updated your device.

Congo, you have now successfully updated your Galaxy S GT I9000 Android phone with Value Pack XWJW6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware.

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Comments

  1. Anbu Arasan says:

    I have nstalled XWJW6 2.3.6 for my GT-I9000, May i have the link for root?

  2. looking forward to root instructions too. cheers

  3. Hi,
    I’m using sgsg i9000. For last few month I’m using Team NYX 4.0.4 ICS (XXJVU).
    After notice about 2.3.6 xwjw6 rom I want to revert to this one. Please let me know should I go with your method?

    Thanks

  4. There is no .tar file in this package…
    It gave me many folders and files,.. What do i do..?

  5. I have installed XWJW6 2.3.6 but didnt find any link for rooting? Any help?

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