Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 – Steps to Install ZCKJ1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Note for all Apple Mac Users: As of now you will not be able to follow this procedure in your Apple Mac based computers and only supports Windows based computers due to technical limitations.

Samsung Galaxy S2 LogoFor all those users who are having the Samsung Galaxy S2 phone and are from China can now smile as we will now in the due course of this article will see on how you can update your phone with the latest version of Chinese version of Gingerbread 2.3.6. This update comes as a great respite for all the users who are awaiting this update from a very long period. It almost seemed that Samsung had ignored Galaxy S2 when it came to releasing the updates for this World’s smartest smart phone. We just hope that Samsung reads this and comes out with an official update soon. So, coming back to the point as promised we are here with an article over a period of which you will be able to apply this Gingerbread 2.3.6 in your Galaxy S2 GT I9100 phone.

Please note that this update is not yet Officially rolled out to the users in China over the KIES and also we don’t have any ETA on by when this update will be pushed. This Gingerbread 2.3.6 version is dubbed as the ZCKJ1. Since it’s a latest beta release there will be some plus points about this firmware and some bugs too which are minor ones. The same will be solved in the future release. The update procedure which we will be seeing is not through the KIES as we will be using the Odin flash tool to update the phone.

Advisory: Please note that this update is a Chinese based and will contain some apps which will be Chinese and also the phone’s language will completely be changed to Chinese. So, we request you to only proceed with this update if and only if you are comfortable or know the Chinese language.

For your convenience we have broken this article into different pages wherein in this page we will see the list of quick enhancements along with the pre requisites in the next page and the instructions to update the phone in the 3rd page. Please note that it’s very important o follow all the instructions carefully or else you may end up messing up with the phone.

Disclaimer: We at Android ADVICES have ensured in all respects to ensure 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 Tab which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Rooting Information: Please note that just in case if you have rooted your phone already then the rooting access will be revoked, but you can root the phone after updating. We will soon update you with an article separately on how to root the same.

Please note that applying with this version of firmware won’t mean that the phone will be rooted, as rooting voids the warranty. So, it’s completely safe to apply this update, the only condition being is that you will have to follow all the instructions mentioned in the article carefully. So, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on what are the things you need to follow in the pre requisites section.

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