How to Update Galaxy S Advance with Official DDLD4 2.3.6 Gingerbread Firmware

Procedure to Update Galaxy ADVANCE I9070 with Official Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDLD4 Firmware:

  • Download the DDLD4 Gingerbread Package from here to your computer and extract the same along with the Odin. After extraction, open the Odin in your computer.
  • Download mode can be entered by pressing Volume down Key, Center button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button after which a green robot will be shown indicating the Download Mode has been entered.

  • Now, connect your phone to the computer and open the Odin in your and then ensure that the ID : COM section is turned yellow.

Note: If the ID : COM section doesn’t turn Yellow, you need to check with two things which are mentioned below,

  • Install the USB Drivers in your computer & Go to the Path “Settings > Wireless & Network > USB Settings” and
  • Ensure that “Samsung KIES” option is ticked before connecting the phone to the computer.
  • In Odin click on “PDA” to select the PDA file which you got after extracting the file and then click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. As soon as the update is applied successfully, the device will be rebooted on its own.
  • To check on the firmware has successfully applied or not, you can check the same from the path “Applications > Settings > About Phone” where you will find the firmware version as DDLD4 2.3.6 Firmware.
  • Now, just in case if you face any issues like force close then you need to turn Off your device and enter the device in the recovery mode. With the help of below shown video, you can easily learn on how to enter your phone in the recovery mode.

  • In recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now with the help of Volume rocker keys. Once it’s done, you then will have to select the option of “reboot system now” for restarting the device.

Tip: Due to some reasons if the update process gets failed or interrupted, then you need to apply the update again by following the steps again from the start. Don’t forget to restore the backup which you have taken in the initial steps.

Congratulations, you have now updated your Galaxy S Advance I9070 smartphone with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDLD4 firmware. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.

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  1. Does this update solves the network drop problem in S Advance?

  2. I fallowed all the steps and when i press “Start”
    “The parameter is incorect”

  3. this update works on the international version?

  4. Hi Pradeep,
    plz help me. When I extract the file it says it is corrupt.
    plz give me the proper link as I need this ddld4.
    Thanking you in advance

  5. Does it make warranty void on device?

  6. @rishit absolutely not or you’ll brick your phone

  7. Can we apply this update to samsung galaxy s gt-i9003 ????