Samsung Spica i5700 – Steps to Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS

Spica i5700In a bid to load every Android device with the latest, we will now see how you can taste the flavor of the latest Gingerbread 2.3 on your Samsung Spica i5700. Before proceeding to the updating process make sure that you have backed all your information including contacts, messages and also the applications. As there is a high probability that you may lose all the information, which is loaded in your Android device. Also, note that this version of Android 2.3 is not the official version of the device as this is the custom ROM which is developed by the third party developers and also some minute functionalities might not run properly as this is still in the beta version, but you can try this for your Spica.

Please proceed for updating your device only if you are familiar with the process or else you might brick your phone. So, it’s highly advisable that you read every single instruction carefully before proceeding to flash your device. If you don’t follow the below process carefully or update the below procedure for any other device apart from Spica i5700 then this will brick your device or may make your device unusable. So, let’s proceed for the procedure.

Procedure to update Samsung Spica i5700:

  • Next up, after downloading this file on your computer, you need to copy this downloaded file into your Android device’s SD Card by connecting your device to the computer via USB cable and please note that you should not extract the downloaded file.
  • Next, after that, you need to turn off your Spica and need to start your Spica in the recovery mode. You can turn on your device in the recovery mode by pressing the VOLUME DOWN key, CALL button and End call button together while you device is in the power off mode till your device boots in the Recovery mode.
  • As soon as the recovery mode is shown on the screen, you need to select Apply ZIP from SD Card and need to Wipe Data and Cache for flashing the CM7 Android 2.3 build on your Samsung Spica i5700.

It will take few seconds to apply the update for your device, after completion of the update you can see that your Samsung Spica i5700 is running on the latest Android 2.3 GINGERBREAD version.


  1. Reply Magmit May 12, 2013 at 12:30 am

    i downloaded the CM-7.0.0 and when i press and hold down volume, call hey and end key, it doesnt take me to recovery mode.. it just boots up as normal.

    • Reply Anthony August 9, 2013 at 6:21 am

      you should root your spica to boot into recovery mode just google how to root 🙂

  2. Reply Sunnybutt June 6, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    Hell o Friends Plz Tell Me Is It Safe Enough To Use Isn’t There Any Kind Of  Messing

  3. Reply Sunnybutt June 6, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    Hell o Friends Plz Tell Me Is It Safe Enough To Use Isn’t There Any Kind Of  Messing

  4. Reply xavier May 13, 2012 at 1:46 am

    I have 2.1 but I cannot get recover mode.
    I tried every combination.
    Any advice??

  5. Reply Phil May 9, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Can anyone tell me how to boot in recovery mode as volume down, call and end does not do anything

  6. Reply Thomas May 5, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Hi ,
    For the life of me I cannot get i5700 Europe in recovery mode. I tried everything but no luck. Any suggestion??

  7. Reply Jack April 21, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    How much time it takes? I`m after 1`st reboot and see animated cyanogen logo since 5-10 minutes.

    • Reply Jack April 21, 2012 at 4:16 pm

      It doesn`t work with my Spica. My device can`t start with this mod, but all works fine with CM 6.1.1

  8. Reply Izzzahh April 5, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    OMGOSH. Im afraid to use it D:

  9. Reply roger March 5, 2012 at 9:34 am

    yes its safe i have done this ..and enjoying but camera not working

  10. Reply Atif February 18, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    can anyone please help and confirm if now the camera is working… or any one has tested this??

  11. Reply roolis October 3, 2011 at 1:41 am

    hey,so what news,is that version finished?is all the bugs fixed,cause i am about to install it,but want to know is it already stable,thanks in advance

    • Reply Atif February 18, 2012 at 2:24 pm

      please confirm if you have tried this or any other to get the device updated to 2.3

  12. Reply Spicai5700 September 11, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    witch/what version of ROM and CLOCKWORKMOD RECOVERY to be install before i proceed to this process to update may 2.1 to 2.3Gingerbread?

    • Reply NeaL Pradeep September 12, 2011 at 9:21 am

      you can install any version of Clock Work Mod!

  13. Reply michael June 18, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    does camera work?

    • Reply anil October 10, 2011 at 1:18 pm


  14. Reply Samuel June 10, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Are all functions available?

  15. Reply Darko Ljubinkovic April 7, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I have a problem when I go into recovery mode can not be to select Apply from ZIP SD Card no Wipe Data and Cache and. Anything I can to select the recovery mode. Please Help.

    • Reply Neal Pradeep April 7, 2011 at 7:34 pm

      @Ljubinkovic you are currently on which version? installed ROM MANAGER? or CLOCKWORKMOD RECOVERY?

  16. Reply luke January 30, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    hi has anyone done this yet, any luck. when with final release come out, i might stick to 2.1 for now.

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