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Samsung Galaxy to Get Gingerbread 2.3 Firmware Update Officially

Samsung Galaxy S GingerbreadThe Samsung Team is not internationally looking to break out any release news related to the firmwares but the Romanian Team has given out some hints on their facebook fan page. Here is a copy of the same.

Here are some news about what upgrades will be available in March for your Samsung mobile with Android:
until 20 March will be available for users to update to 2.2.1 S Galaxy, and Gingerbread (2.3) until the end.
I5500 Froyo will be upgraded to next week (March 14 to 20).
I5800 … will be upgraded to Froyo in late (until March 31).

We had already written many articles on the firmware upgrade & downgrades at Android Advices in the past month which covers different versions like XXJPU, XXJPY, XWJS3, XWJS5, XWJS7 or even XWJV1.

If you are looking for a official version for the firmware upgrade then you still have to wait for a few months because the Samsung Officials are still testing the same and are not going to release the same anytime soon. Example the Froyo Update is out in United States by for India its still pending officially. All the upgrade instructions given on this blog are mostly tested and then published to give the maximum experience to the users.

Meanwhile the only device as of now which was released with 2.3 is the Nexus One which was actually sold as a device for developers to try and test out their applications. Other companies have a quicker rate of pushing their firmware updates but samsung has always been very slow, may be its because they want things to be perfect or may be they are not able to handle all the positive growth in the past year.

If in case you have any issues with the setup or rooting or any thing else you can move over to our new forums where our team can try their best to help you out.



  1. Kevy

    April 4, 2012 at 4:10 am

    Is the I5500 Galaxy 5 officialy stoped to 2.2 , I don’t see any 2.3 & it’s 2012

  2. amit

    September 18, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    any update for Samsung galaxy pop SCH-i559 COMA..?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 1:19 am

      we will update you soon, you can check out on in Galaxy POP Section!

  3. sharry

    August 29, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    hi….i had updated my galaxy s GT-I9000 to firmware version 2.3.2 and baseband version I9000XXJVE , my problem is that whenever i call some one my phone works fine. but when i want to end the call nothing appears on the screen. i have to restart my phone…… can u help me out? thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      August 31, 2011 at 1:00 am

      apply the update once again! or apply XXJVR 2.3.4 latest version for your Galaxy S GT I9000.

  4. Icid

    June 28, 2011 at 10:58 am

    is there any update for I5500 Galaxy 5 for Gingerbread?
    currently im on froyo!!!

  5. Sachin Goyal

    April 17, 2011 at 6:20 am

    Hi, Any Idea when Samsung Galaxy S will get 2.2.1 Update in India through Kies ?

  6. Neal Pradeep

    March 27, 2011 at 8:38 am

    a verifica afară oficial versiunea 2.3.3 din turtă dulce pe site-ul nostru,

  7. Alin

    March 26, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    cand o sa apara android 2.3 pentru samsung galaxy s prin Kies?Multumesc

  8. nazri

    March 24, 2011 at 3:37 am

    i already update my GT-I9000 to android 2.3 gingerbread and its stable for everyday use.its awesome and i like it.

  9. melvin

    March 22, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    Hey Ed,

    The only thing I’ve noticed is that my 3G logo sometimes says: 3G, H or just G also my internet browser(only the standard one) seems to be a little bit slower. other than that it’s a oke firmware update.

    just wait and see what the 2.3 version has to offer! hopefully all the probs will be gone.

  10. Ed

    March 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Forgot to state the phone type “Samsung Galaxy GT-I9000 18 GB. V/R Ed.

  11. Ed

    March 21, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    Just updated to firmware version 2.2.1, however I have lost my WiFi and Bluetooth tools. Not able to connect to any WiFi location, “error” message after the attempt to turn-on the service. Same for the Bluetooth function when attempting to turn-on the service. Has anyone occur the same problem? Wanting to downgrade back to 2.0 if only no problems. V/R Ed…

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