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How To Update Samsung Galaxy Ace GT S5830 to Gingerbread XWKPN 2.3.3 Firmware

Become an Ace LogoFor all those who wanted to switch back to the Gingerbread version 2.3.3 from the earlier’s Gingerbread version which is the stable and also comes along with the enhancements here is a great news for all of them. In the due course of this article we will see on how you can easily update the firmware of your Galaxy Ace S5830 with the Gingerbread XWKPN release of 2.3.3. This version has subsequently comes with the better battery life along with few other things which have been enhanced which we will see in the due course of this article.

The best part of this firmware is that any one from any part of the World can proceed and update the phone with this version of Gingerbread which is not only stable but also comes with the host of enhancements.

Please note that updating with this firmware won’t mean that your warranty will be void as updating the device will just update the device and doesn’t root the phone. For all those who don’t know what rooting is then we would like to tell you that rooting voids the warranty and updating the firmware won’t. So, it’s a safe thing to update your phone to the Gingerbread XWKPN 2.3.3 version if and only if you follow each and every single instruction carefully which will ensure that you are on a right track to update your phone. So, let’s proceed to the pre upgrade instructions followed by the list of quick enhancements which have been made followed by the instructions to update your phone with the XWKPN 2.3.3 firmware version of Gingerbread on Galaxy Ace.

Also, since you are now a part of Android Advices we would like to say you all guys out there that this update will be the last update for the Galaxy Ace that is in terms of the 2.3.3 or 2.3.4 as many might be hoping for the Gingerbread 2.3.5 for Galaxy Ace, this Gingerbread 2.3.5 version is for all the devices which are powered by the NFC (Near Field Chip). Though there will be plenty and ample amount of updates for Galaxy Ace in the 2.3.4 Gingerbread series as depending upon the user’s requests as well as feedbacks, the version of 2.3.4 will be optimized to the best possible way and will be launched. Please note that you should only proceed for the updation process if and only if your device is S5830 Galaxy Ace unlocked version along with the Gingerbread 2.3.3 update or else your phone will be locked and also might get bricked. Also, we hold no responsibility if something happens for your device if you don’t follow the instructions which are mentioned below.


94 comments

  1. Ok, I flashed the KPN firmware and got boot loop.
    I entered recovery mode by pressing Power + Menu button. Recovery gave me an error:

    Applying Multi-CSC
    Can’t access system/csc/xsg

    So what I did was, Wipe Data and Wipe Cache Partition, and viola, it booted!

  2. my mobile phone is samsung champ C3262 in my phone i have chat on but i do know how to add friends

  3. It stuck in a MIBIB download. The green indicator doesnt move. Why? It already passed 1 hour.

  4. i have udated the firmware and odin says pass in a blue box however my samsung galaxy ace wont go to the homescreen it just says samsung in the middle of the screen!!

    HELP!!!!

    • re apply the update and this time ensure that you are not disconnecting the phone in the middle!

  5. Hi there,

    if i do this firmare upgrade on my samsung galaxy ace, after will i still be able to go on the internet or make a call/text message.

    any help will be MUCH appreciated

  6. After pressing volumeup+menu & turn on the phone gives me RAMDump Mode(Arm9 Mode) no cleaning cache or anything !!!

  7. Everything completed as described here but after rebooting the phone I get \The application setup wizard(process com.sec.android.ugl) has stopped unexpectedly.Please try again.option is force close & after I close that it comes back & there’s no home screen or any menu..please help

  8. plz NEAL PRADEEP MY COMPUTER IS SHUTTING DOWN during the update..plz..i want my phone operation back….it cant be open….wuwuwuwuwu

  9. TO admin : how i want to get back my old version…my computer shut down bcoz no souce of batery during the download..plz help me….

  10. SO HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO PUT IT BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL STATE AS MANY PEOPLE HAVE ASKED AND YOU DON’T REPLY WITH A STRAIGHT ANSWER I USED YOUR UPDATE AND IT CHANGED MY LANGUAGE NOT HAPPY WITH IT SO WANT TO RESTORE IT HOW DO I DO IT THANKS ????!

  11. HEY GUYZ PLZ HELP…WELL I FOLLOWED UP EVERYTHING MENTIONED ….KIES IS UNINSTALLED, FIREWALL IS OFF..ANTIVIRUS PROGRAMMS OFF…MY FONE IS IN THE DOWNLOADING MODE…I OPPENED MULTIDOWNLOADER…AND IT IS CONNECTED…BUT STUCK WITH THE MIBIB DOWNLOAD THING FOR OVER 30 MINS…I CANT CANCEL IT…CZ AM NOT ABLE TO START UP THE FONE…I RESTARTED THE PC MANY TIMES AND NOTHING…..ANY HELP???
    plz dont tell me that my fone is damaged!!!

  12. how to update 2.3 for galaxy ace S5830 n from where???????/

  13. i jus want to knw whic s the latest framework s it 2.3.3 or 2.3.4?? im confuse..

  14. Hey Neal,
    I started following the same process, but the Odin stops after completing 7/9 step, it shows “system.rfs download..” and doesn’t move from there, even the progress bar doesn’t move.
    Help me, its stuck there from hours now.

    Thanks,

  15. Is this one stable and better than 2.3.4 xxkph ?

  16. Is this one stable and better 2.3.4 xxkph

  17. I upgrade to this version from 2.2.1. Off cause I download this FW from other website as the FW I download from this website got CRC error. Every thing look OK except almost all browser not support text reflow. When perform zoom in or zoom out, the text not automatic reformat to the whole screen.

    Any other facing this issue?

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