How To Update Samsung Galaxy Ace GT S5830 to Gingerbread 2.3.3 XXKPE Firmware

Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 to XXKPE 2.3.3:

  • First up you will have to download XXKPE 2.3.3 Gingerbread package in your computer. As soon as you download the same, you will have to extract the same in which you will find the files which are having the keywords in the files which are Boot, Code, PDA, CSC, Modem and also the Odin along with the Cooper OPS file. Please note that even if single file is missing then it means that the download hasn’t been successful and you will have to download the same again because while uploading from our end it has been made sure that all the mentioned files are there in the download package which is linked here. In the process of extraction, if it prompts for the password then you will have to enter the password as

XXKPE 2.3.3

  • After unzipping the firmware update package successfully, you will have to now open the Odin Multi downloader v 4.38 file from the extracted files after which you will see that a new window will be popping up as shown below which is nothing but the flashing tool with which the firmware will be updated.

Odin Multi Downloader

  • Now, at this point of time you will have to ensure that the KIES is completely closed and also preferably close all other programs in your computer too so as to ensure that the software update process is not hampered or interrupted in any manner.



  1. where i will get these file plz help

  2. Hi, how to download unable to download from HotFile for some reason, keeps making wait 30 secs and nothing happened. Also unable to find the file in, please advise how to proceed.

  3. New android device galaxy ace GT-S5830

  4. Please fix the link to download firmware/package. Cant find any other link.
    Please help me with some link. Mail me at

  5. i cant download the file! i press on it but it says that this page is not found! :(

  6. i cant download the installer so that i can update my phone. please help. it always state page not found

  7. hey bro.. i’ve rooted my phone in the version 2.3.6 after i installed custom roms.. now i flashed it to 2.3.3. my camera option is working incorrectly i mean there is no clarity and its unable to upgrade with kies.. plese help me.. its urgent..

  8. hii…..
    i have samsung galaxy ace S5830. How to upgrade into 2.3 version . plz suggest

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    I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic. I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more. Thanks for excellent info I was looking for this info for my mission.

  10. odin wont see my galaxy ace , any ideas ? thank you

  11. hey neela how should i update all those i dint got the video actually

  12. hi
    is internet connectivity is necessary..?
    plz plz reply
    bcoz i hav tryied to update and during this update i dont know what went wrong
    and my phone is gone deadplz help me sir…

  13. Hi friends,
    I am using Samsung Galaxy Ace with Android 2.3.4…

    In that mobile I have a problem when i am giving voice input(By pressing Microphone button) in Messages typing mode option it shows, “Connection Error”.

    The error occur only in message voice input only. Other voice services like internet, google search,Gtalk are working well.

    How to solve message voice input error in Android 2.3.4.. please help me..

    Thanks in advance..

  14. Download Start…
    Create File…
    StartThread Detected : 1
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    setup connection…

    and it stops there, does anyone know what to do?

  15. Thanks neal for your reply.


  16. Thanks neel for your reply.


  17. hi Neal,

    I had written to you earlier, (i,e dated sept 9th) but it still shows ‘waiting moderation’. Hence sending it again here …

    Hi Neal,

    Firstly i want to thank you for this wonderful post on firmware update. I have couple of concerns that i would want to ask you and would appreciate if you could help me out. I have recently purchased GT S5380 with froyo 2.2. I am keen for upgrading to gingerbread 2.3.4

    1. When i had connected my mobile to PC, Kies recomended firmware update. Should i be updating from Kies or should update as per your steps? I mean, are there any known problems updating form Kies ?
    2. Finally, if i need to go back to froyo 2.2 after the upgrade, is it possible ? Can you provide the steps? Also i would need the firmware for froyo 2.2 if i need to go back.

    Thank you very much in advance for your reply.


    September 9th, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Hi Neal,

    Just to add, i am from India. Are these updates applicable for us?


    • as of now there is no official update from kies, so you can update via kies and need to update manually by following the above insturctions!

      • Shreekanth Shivram

        Hi Neal

        Thanks for your reply. I did not get you when you saying that i can update via kies as well as follow your steps.
        After Kies update, if About phone – Android version shows 2.3.4 and buildnumber shows Gingerbread DDKQ5, then i have got it updated through Kies correctly right?

        Secondly, if i update through Kies, do i need to clear the cache setting (in recovery mode) that you have mentioned as part of manual process.


  18. Hi Neal,

    My Ace has following baseband version S5830NEKP6, Kernel Version root@DELL145 #1
    and build number GINGERBREAD.XWKPN. I have recently upgraded 2.2.1 to 2.3.3 using KIES . My friend bought a new ACe yesterday and thoud the build number and 2.3.3 are same but his keypad was awesome whereas mine is same as it was in froyo …his baseband version is different ( XXPH ).

    Can I also upgrade my phone to a different baseband version

    Thanks in advcane.

  19. where is the download link…plz reply…thanku.. :) :)

  20. how to get files of odin multi downloader?

  21. Heyyy Neal .. itz working totly awsome .. d Language prob is sloved .. !
    ders jst 1 more q i wanna ask ..
    shld i go for the update 2.3.4 on mah Galaxy Ace ????
    gr8 wrok

  22. Hi ..u did an awsm job ..
    everything went smooth ..
    except the language thing .. i mean it was russian .. i din even undrstand a shyt i tried doin d same thing 3 times .. yet was nt able to change language .. HELP !
    n now i need to activate the net call even to call .. :-(

  23. Shreekanth Shivram

    Hi Neal,

    Firstly i want to thank you for this wonderful post on firmware update. I have couple of concerns that i would want to ask you and would appreciate if you could help me out. I have recently purchased GT S5380 with froyo 2.2. I am keen for upgrading to gingerbread 2.3.3

    1. You have mentioned here, that this release is not official, so is it safe for the firmware update from froyo 2.2 to 2.3.3 XXKPE?
    2. There were lot of concern on battery getting discharged soon, with the gingerbread. Has this been fixed with this release or with 2.3.4?
    3. You have another post for upgrading to 2.3.4. So is it better going here or going to 2.3.3 from froyo? Are there any compatibility issues with GT S5380 and 2.3.3 or 2.3.4 ?
    4. When i had connected my mobile to PC, Kies recomended firmware update. Should i be updating from Kies or should update as per your steps? I mean, are there any known problems updating form Kies ?
    5. Finally, if i need to go back to froyo 2.2 after the upgrade, is it possible ? Can you provide the steps?

    Thank you very much in advance for your reply.

    • Shreekanth Shivram

      Hi Neal,

      Just to add, i am from India. Are these updates applicable for us?


      • Shreekanth Shivram

        hi Neel,

        I am sorry for multiple posts. Is 2.3.4 DDKQ5 the latest one than 2.3.4 XXPE? If KIES is asking me to update my firmware, how will i know whether it will install 2.3.3 or 2.3.4 XXPE or 2.3.4 DDKQ5 ? Should i go through ODIN or KIES ? Your help will be much appreciated?


    • 1. yes its safe if you follow each and every step,
      2. battery will be better than earlier version
      3. new version has arrived in the form of XWKPT
      4. as long as Samsung doesn’t push the update, you wont get via KIES.
      5. Yes its possible to go back to 2.2!

  24. cannot open usb serial port: code 32
    occur during process

  25. dear friend,

    can you help me why my galaxy ace upgrade 2.3.4 gingerbread cannot detect 3g and mms receive and send failed…
    please help why this happen…and how to solve this matter.


  26. hi neal

    i recently bought a galaxy ace and i want to update it to 2.3 is it safe or are they high risks of the phone getting bricked.

  27. is xxkpe9 supporting arabic language ????????

  28. I also upgraded by normal way though KIES. I had network issues that are gone now and I am happy.

  29. Having a problem downloading applications from market
    It says download error please try again later
    I’m connected through wifi and downloaded apps before the upgrade
    This problem only occurred after the upgrade
    Please help.

  30. hi neal do u have any idea when the OFFICIAL UPDATE frm samsung will be launched in india….? is it more efficient than the leaked one?

  31. where’s the download link?? can’t find it

  32. Thanks lots Neal. it worked very much fine. When new one is released, please dnt forget to show us how to do it.

  33. thank you verry much it is works great ..thumbs up :)

  34. does it hav any effect on apps if we clear cache….also is it safe 2 clear data?

  35. samsung galaxy ace with froyo is good but the battery sucks…waiting for official release for updates ti get gingerbread but why samsung is not taking the issue seriously….i think it will loose customers…pls release it faster…

  36. and i am also nt able to use wi-fi on my ace…
    mah security setting is WEP but in case of WPA it workss…
    wat to do?

    i hav got a new 1 1 mnth ago…
    will there be any problem in doing dis?
    plzz reply??
    n can we see hd videos in mag galaxy ace?

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  39. Hey all the reqd stuffs are downloaded to pc. But its not detecting the phone. Its displaying the error suitable driver software not found. What shud i do.????

  40. hiii neal….i update my phn successfully …bt when i try to install apps it show.. installation unsuccessful…. package not signed properly…
    plz help me out…thakns in andvance

  41. i hav just upgraded my phone to 2.3.3 it uesd to work fine b4 but hangs a lot now…i always hav 2 restart 2 get the original speed….also some useless apps hav come up( hangman, bookstore etc)….i just want to know can i again upgrade it again to 2.3.4 once i hav alrdy upgraded….pls help thnxx…..

  42. Hi

    Myself suraj,my question or my problem is ….as follows~~~<on 2g network»
    I have sam galaxy ace I have updated it to 2.3.4 a europe vesion…now I am notable to open any internet related apps eg. Market
    g maps
    And iam not not able to sign in …..also
    a message is prompt ~~~~no network connection or unreliable network
    If some one has this problem or have solution oft his problem pls post what to do

  43. 2.3.3 reversable to 2.2 for galaxy ace howw???

  44. my phine has stoped working its is not even opeaning what to doo???? :(

  45. Neal,
    Got it ,thx man :)

    every steps wer precise nd very clear.

    Thx a lot

  46. is 2.3.3 reversable to 2.2 for galaxy ace????

  47. Hii neal

    I have updated my samsung galaxy ace to gingerbread but the language seems to be do get it in to english..kindly help out asap…

  48. my phone is not detected when i turned it into download mode…
    what will i do?

  49. i had flush and root my galaxy ace d…
    but i found that there had no chinese language in my phone.
    how i make my ROM have chinese language?
    there have lots language at setting – locale and text – select language there,
    but there had no CHINESE language. how should i do?

  50. hi, i m not able to get the download link
    pls help


  51. my phone is working like charm but it is coming russian but i changed thanxx alot

  52. Whenever I try to start my upgradation process…it shows ‘please connect the phones’
    Please help..

  53. Thanks its working gr8

    my galaxy ace is having Android 2.3 now

  54. when i finish download the file and extrated it there is no odin file but instead only have winzip file…i don’t understand how this happen …can you explain it to me..but the other file is there….

  55. Hi,

    I have updated my Galaxy Ace to 2.3 , but now Urdu , Arabic support is gone, How can I restored back my previous version so that I get back RTL support.



  56. Just to make it clear, I made a research and for my type of cell phone it doesn´t work. Some people had updated with this european FW and the phone didn´t made any calls paste 30 sec´s . To make another call they needed to reboot the phone. I will wait the brazilian FW but will do the procedure above!!! TKS a lot!!

  57. News from Estonia

    Yo! It worked JUST FINE!!!!

    Thanks A LOT! now I hope this will help my battery to survive :P

  58. Hi…

    Might seem a bit silly but i can’t find the download link for the new os anywhere?

    i have odin from another source but now just need the os. You say at the start of the video that it’s in the article but i can’t find it!

    Please help!

  59. Hi,
    this procedure works for every version of gt S5830?? I have a S5830L … Can I do this to update my phone?


  60. Hi Neal,
    Is the new gingerbread update include hebrew? can I restore back the old settings if something goes wrong with the update?

  61. How to reset to 2.2.1 asia firmware??????

  62. Hi neal! I’ve red all the comments and most of them are positive response .. hmmm, as of now I’m still thinking if I’ll upgrade my stock os ace, can you give me a link video that show’s performance of gingerbread 2.3.3.. Thank’s!

  63. Neal,

    where can i Install XXKPE 2.3.3 Gingerbread package??..

  64. its work great on my Ace, thanks neil
    but 1 thing that is still stuck in my head,
    the keyboard is looping, when i press the space bar, it will emerge with “K” or other,
    i love texting and its lil bit disturb me,

    do you can fix this bug ???

  65. just upgraded my galaxy ace to gingerbread 2.3.4 everything works fine but i didnt root the phone before upgrading didnt know what it was for does the phone gives problem by not rooting first or later by upgrading the firmware can any one help??

  66. where can i find the download link

  67. where can i fing the download link

  68. my 3G is not working can you help me?

  69. Where can i get the programs??? help plz!!

  70. Hey where can i get the downloads?? post the links plz!!

  71. need help with my galaxy ace cant upgrade through kies its telling me that it is up tp date but its froyo 2.2 not gingerbread my galaxy ace is from brazil region is it safe to upgrade my galaxy ace through this website its giving very easy instructions but would like to know if its safe to use european firmware please some one help

  72. hi guys thanks so much for the update worked like a charm first time but the russian thing is a bit of a pain at first till i changed it to english and rooted the phine to remove the unwanted russian apps

    my main concern is the maps app and anything to do with it “navigation places etc” always crash on startup and will not work at all are there any plans to rectify this in future as the traffic layer is good for me as im a coach driver and it helps avoid bad traffic or do you know any other apps that can help me in this matter

    thanks in advance

  73. still got the random shutdown. should i update with Gingerbread XWKPN release of 2.3.3.? which one is latest?

  74. Guys where the hell is the link to download the firmware? please someone gimme the direct download link!

  75. hi,

    Thanks, I did it, but the problem is that I want to move my files to SD from internal memory, and when I do any command on prompt like adb device or set pm InstallLocation 2 it gives me permission denied messages. what to do ?



    • what are the apps you are unable to move as you are on 2.3.3 you should be able to move apps as since some apps are set by the developer so as to stay in phone, these can’t be moved. To move such apps you will have to root the phone!

  76. Hi.
    I hv samsung ace and I wana upgrade it to 2.3
    I am in Nagpur .So pls anyone can help me personally.

    Help me!

  77. my mobile is s5830 ace with froyo 2.2. i want to upgrade it to gingerbird 2.3.3

  78. Hey

    i want to update my ace to gingerbread, but when i’ve started Odin and put my phone in download, Odin won’t recognize it :( Is there anyone with a solution??
    Kies and my antivirus is closed and i’m an admin.

  79. I can find the link to download!
    Please i need help

  80. where is the download link?

  81. Neal Pradeep Reply:

    “some batches of Ace doesn’t support flash as of now, it has to tweaked!”

    What do you mean by it have to be tweaked? how do i do it

  82. hi neal.

    my samsung galaxy ace is an asian model. can i update to?


  83. Hi,
    I updated my phone to 2.3.3 yesterday.
    Everything looked fine.
    No more random shutdowns and faster than ever:)

    Only thing that bothers me, my 3g wont turn on…
    I got all the settings from vodafone (Netherlands) and put them in.
    I think the 3g radio isnt installed?

    Checked all the settings, wifi is working but nog the 3g..

    Anyone else got this problem?

    Like to hear the solution:)

    Thanks in advance.

  84. aniruddha chavan

    i have upgraded to S5830XXKPE …
    and which is latest version and difference between each other as others are also there XXP8 ..

  85. Thanks Neal, I was able to upgrade my Ace without any issue. But I am unable to get Flash working. Any help is much appreciated.

    Again, great job done. Thanks

  86. Como puedo instalar Gigerbread 2.3.3 en mi Galaxy Ace GT-S5830L desde Mac? Descargue Kies Beta pero no soporta mi cel.

    How do I install Gingerbread on my GT-S5830L using a Mac? I installed Kies (beta) but it doesn´t support this model device. Can you help me pls?

  87. worked beautifully.. update went smoothly.. many many thanks.

  88. Thank you Neal Pradeep,,,
    thank u so much
    My phone turned into the Russian language by starting but now i changed it into English,
    but got some Russian app already installed in it.
    rest every thing is fine
    thank u again

  89. Hi,

    Thanks for the detailed setup instructions, but before I update from DDKC1 (2.2.1) would you be able to tell me if the pre-installed apps will continue to be there in the new firmware:
    Thinkfree office
    Voice search


  90. Hi there! Upgrade worked perfectly. However I want now to re-root my phone and the basic procedure doesn’t work.

    Is there any chance you could help me out with that as well?

    P.S. GREAT firmware, works really really smoothly, no hick-ups or lags. Pre-installed russian apps are a bit annoying though

  91. Worked flawlessly. Thanks for great yet simple tutorial.

  92. Can anyone help me…
    I have bough Samsung Galaxy Ace on last week and I’ve got a big problem for me..This phone its can not read Thai Alphabet When I open some Thai website Its has something like a small box and I can not read any of Thai language in my phone e.g. Facebook, Thai Website etc.

    Who know how to do or how to upgrade a phone please!!!

    Thanks a lots…

  93. Can i upgrade my new Galaxy ace directly from FW 2.2.1 to this latest firmware 2.3.3?

    Please help me with this question?

  94. thank you so much… i upgraded the phone in India and it works perfetly. hassle free :)

  95. Hi Neal,

    After upgrading my Galaxy Ace to XXKP9 and it went perfectly. I did noticed I had a 3G connection up all the time after the upgrade. It goes off when I turn on wifi, but every time I go out of wifi coverage my 3G connection fires up. I have disabled all background updating and syncing, but it just comes up – I have to turn of the “use packet data” to make it stop. I now upgraded to XXKPE about 10 minutes ago, but still have the same problem.

    Any ideas how I determine the process using the data connection?

  96. Can I use Odin 4.38 Downloader for this process of updating? :) Please reply

  97. hi guys the latest fm is released for ace…dat is xxkph(2.3.4)nd i upgraded from xxpe to xxkph…itz working perfectly……they r saying the camera quality is better then xxkpe

    • Hey Kanna,

      Good to know @ the release of FW. Released by whom – Samsung or ??

      Can you please advise how to update from xxkpe (2.3.3) to xxkph (2.3.4).

  98. urgent question

    i installed android 2.3 firmware but is does not support Arabic and it works bad with me, So how can i return back to android 2.2 firmware..

  99. Anybody knows when Samsung will officially launch This update?
    Just updated my Ace and feels so great. Battery life i thought would improve but still it is the same. UI is great but keypad was better in older version. Also one thing, I removed the SD card but when i inserted my card, all my apps was not visible. I had to reinstall all the apps again.

  100. Hi Neal,

    I hv successfully upgraded my Galaxy ACE to Gingerbread 2.3.3 XXKPE Firmware as per the instructions provided by you. My phone is working better then earlier.

    Thanks a lot.

    Can you please advise how to root and un-root the phone with above FW. Provide complete steps for both i.e. rooting and un-rooting. Also, please advise what are the main advantages of rooting ?

  101. my wifi isn’t working properly. any help please?

  102. How we wll come to know tht we are in safe mode???

  103. Worked great at 1st atempt! Batery consumption is heavy, but the OS is gre8. Tyvm for this helpful tuto :) looking forward for SU access

  104. hi
    the link that you gave for android 2.3 firmware download i think isn’t available.
    stucked in loading.
    and 1 question
    i would like to ask what if i upgrades my samsung galaxy ace android 2.2 to 2.3,
    will i be able to repair my phone with warranty if the phone went spoiled?

  105. Nearly perfect except no Chinese IME, anyone can advise?

  106. I cannot turn on safe mode…please suggest me..I tried above mentioned method.but it is not there any other way that i can turn on safe mode?

  107. I flashed to xxkp9. Meny actions and screen turn on are slow, + the phone is Russian by default so I have 3 Russian programs I can’t delete. Also I needed additional keyboard from market because its missing writing languages.

    I’m flashing to xxkpe or xxkph (2.3.4). If I don’t get Finnish writin lang to default keyboard and faster screen turn on I must find a Finnish froyo flash. Which I think is impossible, so I have to probby take this to shop if they can fix this.. F I wish I never flashed it.

    If sum1 finds a place with FIN froyo flash, I love you.


  108. thank you so very much.. it was just phone is successfully upgraded to gingerbread.thank you very much from the bottom of my heart.

  109. hie can i change my ui in samsung galaxy ace? i have xxkpe firm ware so pls tell me what to do to change the ui like optimus 1 has??????

  110. I had flashed gingerbread 2.3 on galaxy ace.. so far so good.. How can I Root This ?

  111. .. I already Install XXKPE 2.3.3 Gingerbread package..

    and Extract it..

    The Prob is when i Choose for the PDA and its Just POP up this Weird Warning about..
    ” MD5 Checksum Fail ”

    Then i Start the Download.. Then it already 3Hr instead of 5-10mins..

    but still my Downlaod is not Complete..

    what wrong whit this…?

    can anyone help me plssss.

  112. Got it. but the default languages is Thai, why not in English?

  113. Wow…. just got the Gingerbread.XXKPE (S5830XXKPE2.3.3) on my Ace. keep on learning and decide to keep moving or back to froyo.

  114. I works guys…….perfectly….!!!!
    Thx……for the guide and everything…
    My Galaxy Ace is good now……..

  115. hey neal can u ans my question? pls tell fast pls

  116. I hv upgraded my Galaxy ACE as per your given instructions. Process went smooth.


    I heard that 2.3 will have google with voice chat but, I found no change. Version 2.3 also has chat option only. Please advise how to get that option (google with voive).

    Another thing, after upgradation, I lost my all applications which i had downloaded from ANDROID MARKET. While trying again to download the same applications, MARKET shows that applications are already installed. Specify the other device. Please advise how to get all that application back on my mobile.

    Waiting for the solution……

  117. When I try to click on start stops on ” setup connection”…..

  118. Jagdish Solanki

    Hi Neal / Others,

    This new version i.e. 2.3 (XXPE) for galaxy ace has Google talk with voice option or only with chat option ? I read some article that 2.3 will be coming with voice option. please advise quickly becoz, presently i have 2.2 on my galaxy ace (in this, Gtalk is with chat option only) and i want to update it to 2.3 if Gtalk is with voice option. Please note – I am in UAE.

    have a nice time…..

  119. Hi there,

    can anybody tell me if this version can be rooted just like the other gingerbread version(xxkp9)?

  120. Hi Neal , when official release arrives for India/South Asia will we be able to update the phone again since we are already on OS 2.3V

  121. can i change my touchwiz user interface in samsunga galaxy ace?

  122. hiii neal can i change my user interface from touchwiz 3.0 to any where like lg optimus one has or anything else?????

  123. after upgrading my pc cant seem to detect the phone tru the usb port… anyone having this prob ?

  124. hi any body can help me to chnage the langauge rassian to English. i am in india. successfully installed but the langauge not getting change pl help out

    • GO TO LOCALE AND SETTINGS to change to English!

      • Hi Neal,
        i found some diffecult by checking the setting location bcz of the russian langauage and some time after selected the langauge. now mobile is working good with 2.3.3 Ginger. please kindly update any updates available in futue. But only one issue i am facing since from the Foroy and Ginger is Bluetooth connection in PC (windows 7) is not connecting, any soluction.

  125. my observations / comments are not appearing. why ?

  126. Hi Neal,

    I hv upgraded my Galaxy ACE as per your given instructions. The same was achieved after flashing my mobile 2nd time. In first flash, the process was stucked, was waiting for @10 min. and job was not done. I don’t the reason as I followed all the instructions steps by steps. Any way, the job is done. I am happy with the improvement after this upgrade.

    One problem, as and when I am upgrading my mobile, the mobile restarts in some different language (other then english) and then lot of tensions. Some how, after reading the phone opertaing manual, I was able to change the language. Please fix this proble. The same was happened when I upgraded my mobile to XXKP9.

    Second problem, after upgradation, I lost my all applications which were downloaded from Android market. While trying to download again from the market, it shows that apk are already installed on mobile but, that is not the case. Please advise how to solve this problem. I had backed up my contacts before flashing and i got it back using KIES.


    Waiting for your reply…..

  127. Hi Neal,

    I am in UAE. Earlier, I had upgraded my Galaxy ACE to XXKP9 firmware. Now, based on your instructions, I have upgraded to XXKPE. During first flash, I don’t know why but, was not upgraded to new FW. However, I had repeated the process and done. PHONE IS WORKING BETTER THEN EARLIER.

    My personal experience is that as and when I am upgrading FW, my phone is starting with some different language (other than English). It is very difficult to change the language. Some how, after referring to the phone operating manual, I found the solution and changed the phone language. please fix this problem.

    I have one serious problem after upgarding my phone. It is regarding the application which were downloaded and installed from the Android market. I don’t have many application on my phone but, on the market it is showing that they are installed. Please advise, what to do to get all that application back from the market.

    Waiting for your prompt reply……..

    Thanks a lot.

  128. Schlauhaenchen

    Thanks for the clearly explanation for installing of the new firmware.

    I have a little remark.

    My phone turned into the Russian language by starting and it took a while to found out to change it into my native language Dutch.

    2 little bugs maybe two apps are installed in Russian Samsung,apps and music store which cannot be uninstalled .

    My phone is working better as before.
    For example I couldn’t install Adobe flash player with the former firmware and now it has been installed correct.

    Many thanks

    • Hi,
      I have upgraded successfully but unable to get Adobe Flash.

      Can you please help me?

      • As of now for a certain batch of phones, you cant update with Adobe Flash

        • I have been able to download and install adobe flash 10.3 but the flash website are still not working in the browser

        • Try to find in any Android market or on the Adobe site the following apk for the Adobe flash player.
          I dowloaded it on my Mac computer and put it into my map downloads at the Galaxy ace.

          the full name of the file is : com.adobe.flashplayer.V10.3.185.21.apk

    • how did you get your phone to native dutch? i have the same problem

    • Hi, I have same issue – after upgrade 2.3.4 I have in menu two new apps (music store and something with icon “gallows”). Whatever these apps are, they are in Russian and they are not listed in “installed apps list” so I don’t see way how to uninstall them. Can you help, please?

  129. Cant i run odin multi downloder and upgrade firmware without internet connection?..thanks

  130. Cant i run odin multi downloder and upgrade firmware without internet connection?

  131. I find the message font to be a little blurr or in low pixels…
    the phone font is proper…the menus, music everything is fine…just the message fonts dont look appealing :(

  132. Just upgraged mine to 2.3.3 XXKPE
    Process went smooth..!
    Will post any problems found

  133. is it fix the autofocusing problem ???

  134. Hi Neal, I already have XXKP8 version firmware in my ace, my question is “Do I need to follow the above procedure to upate my ace to XXPE?”

      • Thanks Neal.. I installed it on the same day (Sorry for not posting mu comment)… My mobile is working like a charm with new Gingerbread… No lagging…. :D

    • its not working

      Download Start…
      Create File…
      StartThread Detected : 1
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      StartThread Detected : 0
      setup connection…

      thats it ….. not doing anything after that :-(