`` Tutorial to Update Galaxy 551 with Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy 551 – Steps to Update with XWKPG Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Galaxy 551 LogoAn all new version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware has hit the servers of Samsung Electronics and we are now here with the same. This update comes at a time when most of the users were facing issues with the older firmwares and the need for this firmware is to fix most of the issues. Please be informed that tis version of firmware is not an official release from Samsung and is the beta version which is generally circulated to the Samsung employees for testing the same and it got leaked out just for you. This all new Gingerbread 2.3.6 version of firmware is dubbed as XWKPG.

Disclaimer: We at android advices, should not be made responsible for any damage happened to your device in any manner if any damage happens to your device after applying this firmware update.

For your convenience, we have broken this article into three parts wherein in this page we will see on what are the Rooting information followed by this in the next page there are set of pre requisites which you need to follow so as to facilitate the smoother and safer firmware update. After that last but not the least in the 3rs page we will see on what is the procedure to update Galaxy 551 with Gingerbread 2.3.6 update.

Rooting Information:
Applying this firmware doesn’t require you to root your phone and also just in case if you have already rooted your phone then the rooting access will be revoked after applying with this firmware. The best part being is that if you want to un root your device then you can apply this firmware so as to un root he phone as you can claim back the lost warranty.

We will soon come up with an article on how to Root Galaxy 551 on XWKPG 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware. Now, let’s head to the next page where we will see on what are the list of pre Requisites you need to follow.


  1. dude how could i change language the app Audioteka i cnt understand it….

  2. dude how could i change the app Audioteka i cnt understand it

  3. Great.. Its working fine :-D

  4. you are the best dude…
    thanks alot man…

  5. Excellent!!! i did change it the language and that’s all :)

    It has spanish (Español) too.

  6. rom size is increaed a much if i want to integrate some gapps the phone get restarted and i checke that about 1 mb is free in system partion what to do please help and qwety becomes to qwertz and i want to known about the crt animation while locking is not present on this rom

  7. Hello, after updating to this firmware,phone is fast and responsive but i have two problems, 1st one is wifi only connects after rebooting then disconnects,when u try to reconnect again,says errors and wont connect again, second in the full qwerty,letter z is replaced by letter y and vise versa, any help plzzzzz

  8. I unplugged the USB cable because it was stuck at 3/9 step. Now the phone is not switching on! Help me. What can I do? Please!

  9. abhinav khichar

    i followed all procedure but it is not rebooting it shows only strtp samsung logo…….hw mch time it will take to reboot im waiting frm 20 mins….wt to do???

  10. hi
    pradeep neela this is sumit singh from delhi university its been 7 months since i have have buy my samsung galaxy GT i5510. i am searching for android update but found no where i have seen your blog here i dont know hoew to update this phone fron froyo 2.2 to 2.3.6 gingerbird. all what i am looking for the official update by samsungmobile but i dont think so they release official update future 10 yrs. so i wil be glad to know the step by step prosidger to uopdate my samsung galaxy 2.2 froyo to 2.3.6 gingerbird. i have basic knowlege of computer and do some R and D’s on net. so please update your nextblog soon as posible. if you wish then contect me at sumit_singh508@yahoo.com

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