Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 – Steps to Install Gingerbread 2.3.6 XWJVX Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S Blue LogoFinally it’s here. Yes, the most awaited (not more than Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0) Gingerbread 2.3.6 version has arrived for the Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 has arrived. So, in the due course of this article we will check out on how you can apply this update. This update comes at a time when most of the users faced some issues with the last few firmwares like XFJVA etc. which didn’t match the expectations of the users. Also, just in case if you are a Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 user then an all new Official Gingerbread 2.3.6 is in the making and the same will be released very soon. We will soon come up with the rooting process for the same too.

Last but not the least, this firmware of Gingerbread 2.3.6 is dubbed as XWJVX. This update comes at a time when in the last article we saw on how to update Galaxy SL I9003 with Gingerbread 2.3.6. We will also come up with the next version of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 which will enter into the beta stage on AndroidAdvices.com, so stay tuned for the action for your Galaxy S GT I9000 and other Android devices. Please note that this procedure should not be applied on network Locked devices and since its a Global update, anyone with their Galaxy S GT I9000 device can apply this update.

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 S GT I9000 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Note: Please note that this is not the Official firmware released by Samsung Electronics Ltd. and also after applying this update you will not be able to make use of KIES tool as this is the beta firmware. The only way you can install the firmware is

So, before proceeding you need to first ensure that you have followed all the pre Requisites which are mentioned in the below link. It’s very important for you to follow the instructions which are mentioned in the below link so as to facilitate the smoother, safer & faster firmware update.

Quick Pre Requisites

So assuming that you have followed the list of pre requisites which you need to follow, let’s proceed to the list of instructions to update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Gingerbread 2.3.6 in the next page.

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