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.


  • Magmit

    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.

    • Anthony

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

  • Sunnybutt

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

  • Sunnybutt

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

  • xavier

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

  • Phil

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

  • Thomas

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

  • Jack

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

    • Jack

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

  • Izzzahh

    OMGOSH. Im afraid to use it D:

  • roger

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

  • Atif

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

    • Pradeep Neela

      its not working for some users!

  • roolis

    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

    • Atif

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

  • Spicai5700

    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?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      you can install any version of Clock Work Mod!

  • michael

    does camera work?

    • anil


  • Samuel

    Are all functions available?

    • Neal Pradeep

      yes samuel most of them are there!

  • Darko Ljubinkovic

    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.

    • Neal Pradeep

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

  • luke

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