Procedure to Update Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 with XXLE4 Firmware:
- Download the Latest XXLE4 2.3.6 Gingerbread Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract the firmware package to desktop and open Odin in your computer.
- Turn Off your phone so that it can be then entered in the download mode. Download mode can be entered by pressing Volume Down Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. If the phone boots in the normal mode then you need to try again for entering the device in the download mode.
- Connect your phone to the computer with the help of Original USB cable while keeping Odin opened in your computer. Once connected, you will see that the ID : COM section will turn Yellow which means that all the drivers have been installed in your computer and you are now ready to proceed to next step.
- Click on “PDA” in Odin to select “I9003XXLE4_I9003XXLE4_I9003SERLE4_HOME.tar.md5”. Click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update. As soon as the firmware update is over, the device will be rebooted and once you see the language preferences selection or ay country preference selection, you can disconnect the device.
- Now, turn Off your device and enter the phone in the recovery mode. Recovery mode can be entered by pressing up on Volume Down key + OK button, and holding both keys you need to press the Power Button. 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 option.
Note: If the Odin gives error at param.fs or say at any point then you will have to reboot your computer and try applying the process from the start. Ensure that you have installed all the latest possible drivers of your phone. Also, KIES should be the latest version.
Congratulations, you have now successfully learnt on how to upgrade your Galaxy SL I9003 with the latest Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware which is dubbed as XXLE4. Do let us know if there is anything you need assistance on in the comments section below as we will make sure that all the issues are addressed at the earliest.