XWJW5 update is an all new value pack update which is now available for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 smartphone and in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how one can easily apply this update in your Galaxy S. Please note that this Value Pack is gradually being rolled out across various parts of the Globe. As of now there is no exact date on by when it will be rolled out for all the countries. Over the next few days, we will be checking out on what are the different custom Rom firmwares one can install on XWJW5 firmware. Also, additionally, we will be coming out with an article on how to root Galaxy S on XWJW5 2.3.6 Firmware. It was the last time when we saw on how you can update Galaxy S with XWJW4 Firmware.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
As of now there are no details about the exact change log of the things which have been added in this firmware version but the battery life has been improved in this firmware update.
Procedure to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XWJW5 2.3.6 Firmware:
- Please be informed that in the process of applying this update, the data in the device may get corrupted or wiped off. So, we recommend you to back up the data so that the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- Disable all the antivirus suites in your computer and uninstall the same in your device as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.
- Enable the USB Debugging in your SAMSUNG Galaxy S GT I9000 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to update the device with the Value Pack XWJW5 Firmware of 2.3.6.