Galaxy 3 I5801

Samsung Galaxy 3 GT I5801 – Steps to Install Official Froyo DDJP6 2.2 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy 3 LogoIt’s very unfortunate that Samsung Galaxy 3 GT 5801 users might not get to see the official Gingerbread 2.3 firmware but not to worry as in the due course of this article we will check out on how you can install the Froyo 2.2 version of firmware which is dubbed as DDJP6. To make things simple, you need to go through the list of pre requisites after which you can proceed with the procedure which is mentioned in the next page. This update is the global update and anyone with their devices can apply this firmware. To check the exact phone model, you need to dial “*#1234#” after which you will get the details like current firmware version.

Advisory: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy 3 GT 5801.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • First and very important thing you need to do is to first create a backup of all the data which is there in your device memory so that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily. Please note that you should not backup using the KEIS tool as after updating it may / may not recognize the device.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Notes – Manually save the notes in your mail as these will be lost in the process of firmware update
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • After this, disable all the tools like Security SuitesFirewall tools along with the Samsung KIES as these tend to interrupt the update process. The APN Settings are located in this path, Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names.
  • Apart from this, also ensure that the minimum battery level left is minimum of 60% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Update the KIES with the latest version.

Now, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on how to update your phone with this firmware with simple to follow steps.

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  1. Sri

    November 26, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    My email sync is working to download emails. It’s able to download contacts and events, but not emails. I did the factory settings also, but even it’s not working. Could anybody reply with solution?

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      check with the frequency settings of the email

  2. Dravyesh

    November 15, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    while on downloading screen my home electricity gone and my phone turned off and after many tries i didn’t get it turned on
    plzzzzzz help me sir

  3. Vicky

    October 22, 2012 at 10:08 am

    Link is not working. plz help me

  4. Nor Dhillon

    October 9, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    my odin multi downloader doesn’t respond when i connect my phone in downloading mode….
    plzzz help me

  5. Dhireshnreddy

    July 13, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Thank You Bhai it really worked. Thank you.

  6. Sujay

    July 8, 2012 at 11:35 pm

     successfully Updated!thank you!

  7. puneet

    July 5, 2012 at 12:22 am

    after reboot it dsnt enter in recovery mode, itried 2 3 times.
    now what to do help

  8. ravikumar

    May 28, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    i have completed everything as above. while entering into the recovery mode (mEnu + volume increASE BUTTON + POWER ON . i AM GEETING THE FOLLOWING EEOR ON THE SCREEN “FORCED UPLOAD BY KEY PRESSING”


  9. md aftab alam

    April 6, 2012 at 2:07 am

    we have everything as per your instruction in glaxy 3 i5801 phone but suetem gives error as cannot mount dev/st17 ,,, and system dowsnot come to home screen. whether before ddjp6 we have download ddjp2.
    please give the solution urgent please

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 11:10 am

      please dont touch that section of mount / unmount! nowhere its mentioned to do!

  10. Vignesh

    February 29, 2012 at 9:37 am


    I upgraded the galaxy 3 software using kies. Then i had internet problems, not the ones mentioned here. Mine is a problem of intermittent internet. It works for a few minutes then goes off. If i switch off wireless and switch on, it works again for some time. Sometime, it just starts working on its own. Same is the case with network 3G internet.

    Thinking it would be better to try the version provided here, i upgraded to as per above instructions. There was definite improvement in speed. But the internet problem still remains.

    please help.


  11. Rock

    February 23, 2012 at 10:00 am

    I have Galaxy 3 i5801 DDJP6 will this one work for it too?

  12. Manish

    February 18, 2012 at 10:25 am

    I ahve installed the foryo 2.2 but mobile got hanged at the “delete App data delete files please wait” stage.I have format the memory but problem still continue

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 24, 2012 at 10:00 am

      yes, you need to free some phone data!

  13. lucky

    February 13, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    hi.. where is the link?? and is the ddjp6 stock rom.. i mean hope it is not pre rooted right??

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 15, 2012 at 12:22 am

      its not pre rooted, we will try to come up with the rooting article!

  14. AanasKJ

    February 11, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Hi Please help me, My phone is not getting booted after downloading the files mentioned in the procedure. How I can reboot this. How I can clear the phone memory.

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 12, 2012 at 11:16 am

      you can clear the cache from the recovery mode!

  15. n00b

    February 9, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    nevermind, i got it to work. i had to do the recovery mode. thanks.

  16. n00b

    February 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    I did everything correctly. odin says it was finished. i rebooted but then i’m stuck at the samsung logo screen..

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm

      apply the update once again! it will be fixed!

  17. sahil

    January 27, 2012 at 1:01 am

    Mr. neela there is custom rom available for galaxy 3 . But you do not provide because galaxy 3 is too old .You provide custom rom for lower galaxy devices and i forgot one thing i have send lots of emails about galaxy 3 custom rom but you never respond . you are careless and very lazy……………………………………………………………………………………………..

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 2, 2012 at 12:42 am

      we try to ensure that users get a stable release! we never sideline devices on the basis of its cost! we are looking into this and are committed for your satisfaction! we will come up with a stable custom rom article very soon! we really apologize for the inconvenience caused!

  18. Ruchir

    January 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Are the battery issues resolved in this firmware version?

  19. sahil

    January 24, 2012 at 2:10 am

    can you provide any custom rom for galaxy 3 gt i5801.

  20. sahil

    January 24, 2012 at 2:07 am

    can you provide any custom rom for galaxy 3.

  21. gurmehar

    January 23, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    i wanted to know what is the diff between android 2.2 DDJP6 and 2.2 ZFJPE.

    which is better for gt I5801.

    first i had 2.2 ZFJPE from using Odin but now i installed
    the one mentioned above in your article. no change occurred in phone the apps installed by me were still there which does not happen normally.

    THANK YOU.( PLZZ tell.)

  22. gurmehar

    January 23, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    i wanted to know what is the diff between android 2.2 DDJP6 and 2.2 ZFJPE.
    which is better for gt I5801. first i had 2.2 ZFJPE from using Odin but now i installed
    the one mentioned above in your article. no change occurred in phone the apps installed by me were still there which does not happen normally.

    THANK YOU.( PLZZ tell.).

  23. viral

    January 21, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    sir plz provide the best custom ROM for galaxy i5801….

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 21, 2012 at 9:49 pm

      due to hardware limitations there are no good custom roms which we could suggest as of now!

  24. Praji

    January 18, 2012 at 11:55 pm

    Hi Pradeep!

    I am not able to enter into Download mode.Pls explain with pictures,
    I got confused \which one is menu button?\

    i ve done Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging then After turn off mobile I have tried the below step.
    Download mode can be entered by Pressing the Menu button + Volume Down rocker key + Power ON button.

    Also for enter the phone in the recovery mode. .Pls explain with pictures.

    Thanks in advance

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 19, 2012 at 12:14 am

      we cant do anything in this regard! we will try to find a fix for the same!

  25. swapnil

    January 5, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    is swype keyboard working on DDJP6 update……….?

  26. govinda

    January 2, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Hi Pradeep,

    i tried to update my galaxy-3 mobile firmware from 2.1 t0 2.2 as u said the procedure above..
    it was compleated and i got it PASS also in ODIN..but after this i am getting
    —delete app data—-
    delet files . please wait.

    i am not getting main screen even after haif an hour waiting..

    Egerly waiting for reply

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 5, 2012 at 9:55 am

      clear the phone memory as it needs some free space!

      • shayak biswas

        April 7, 2012 at 11:54 pm

        i m stuck……how to clear the fone memory…..i m encountering the same problem:
        it was compleated and i got it PASS also in ODIN..but after this i am getting
        —delete app data—-
        delet files . please wait.

        • Pradeep Neela

          April 8, 2012 at 11:27 am

          try installing the samsung usb drivers and enable the usb debugging!

          • Bhanu

            August 19, 2012 at 5:27 am

            how to enable usb debugging at thhis state. when ever i open my phone it says the same thing ” delete apps data….
            delete files, please wait”
            i dont know what to do. pls help me

          • Pradeep Neela

            August 21, 2012 at 6:09 pm

            you can enable from the Settings page

          • Bhanu

            August 19, 2012 at 6:17 am

            how to free memory at this stage i m also stucked on the same problem
            kies is also not able to detect my phone

          • Pradeep Neela

            August 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm

            you can remove the apps from the manage apps

  27. fazal

    January 2, 2012 at 10:38 am

    Thanks for the update. what are the benefits in this update when compare to DDJP2
    I request you to provide me the link for the update of firmware 2.3.4 or 2.3.6 for samsung galaxy 3 i5801.

    Thank you again

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 3, 2012 at 12:32 am

      as of now there is no such update but once it arrives, we will update you!

  28. viral

    January 2, 2012 at 12:08 am

    hello sir
    after this process warranty of the phone is available?
    how to back up my current plz explain step by step

    plz mail me sir answer

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 2, 2012 at 12:28 am

      Galaxy 3 is a very old phone and warranty would have been anyways got over!

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 2, 2012 at 12:29 am

      steps are mentioned in the article to backup!

      • viral

        January 2, 2012 at 11:56 pm

        post the link sir

        • Pradeep Neela

          January 3, 2012 at 12:17 am

          links are there in the article!

        • viral

          January 3, 2012 at 2:22 pm

          sir how to backup the current rom from devices plz post the link and step by step procedure…

          • Pradeep Neela

            January 5, 2012 at 9:48 am


  29. Prashanth

    December 30, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    Hi Pradeep,

    After the package is downloaded i got a message \ Close serial port and wait until rebooting.\ in ODIN downloader.

    After that i switched off and again switched on my mobile i didn’t see the below

    In the recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now option.

    please help

    Prashanth. K

    • Pradeep Neela

      December 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

      press menu key and power ON the device to enter the recovery mode!

  30. Prashanth

    December 30, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    Hi Dude,

    thanks for the post. Please tell me from where i can Download the Froyo DDJP6 Froyo 2.2 Package in to my computer? i don’t see any links in the post.

    Thanks in advance.

    Prashanth. K

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