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How To Update Samsung Galaxy Gio S 5660 to Gingerbread XXKQ3 2.3.4 Firmware

Galaxy Gio LogoGalaxy Gio, one of the most affordable smart phones has now got one of the most latest firmware update in the form of Gingerbread 2.3.4. So, for all those who has recently purchased this phone and wished that their device was loaded with the Gingerbread 2.3.4 version then this version comes to your rescue. This version of the firmware is dubbed as XXKQ3 and is the better version of Gingerbread 2.3.4 than ever as last version of the Gingerbread firmware version was reported with few errors but most of the errors are solved in this version which is the best part of this firmware.

So, in the due course of this article we will watch out on how you can easily update the firmware of your Galaxy Gio with the help of one simple tutorial which will be discussed in the further part of this article. The only thing i would like to request you is that kindly follow the instructions which are mentioned in this article as it has been found that most of the users doesn’t follow the instructions and tend to skip some crucial instructions which again is a very bad thing as it leads to the improper flashing of the firmware and results in the bricking of the phone.

Please note that, if you have rooted your Samsung Galaxy Gio earlier then you will have to note that updating with this firmware will un root the device, so you will have to root the device again if you wish to after upgrading to the latest 2.3.4 Gingerbread XXKQ3 version. Many of the users also have the locked versions of Galaxy Gio but you will have to note that updating with this firmware may or may not work with your phone so we hold no responsibility if you update the device which is networked locked handset. Irrespective of the version on which you are currently On, you can easily proceed to update your device but it’s very important to follow all the instructions which are given below carefully as if you don’t follow even a single instruction then there is a high possibility that you may end up bricking up your device, so make sure that you follow the instructions below so as to facilitate the smoother firmware update process.


124 comments

  1. hi all
    i cant find the site to download 2.3.4 Gingerbread XXKQ , can any one give the link thanx

  2. i have upgraded my galaxy gio to 2.3.4 VHKP7
    please tell me which one is the latest version XXKQ3 OR VHKP7

  3. my phone is stuck at mbib download & big partition size what to do waiting for reply thanks

  4. I am receiving an error message when I try to download the files from your website: “Sorry … Page Not Found – I’m sorry, but the page you’re looking for could not be found. Below are our most recent articles. Perhaps you’ll find what you’re looking for there.” – “http://androidadvices.com/downloads/Samsung_GalaxyGio_S5660_XXKQ3_2.3.zip”

  5. Hi, I wander how I can upgrade my Gio with Chinese language as my from Australia version without chinese language. with 2.3.4 will it help?

  6. I was wondering what should I do with my Samsung Galaxy Gio SHW-M290K version(from Korea), when I upgraded it to Gingerbread 2.3.4 from Froyo 2.2. When in screen auto-rotation, everything is reversed, up is down right is left etc. Plus the Wi-Fi and bluetooth doesn’t work at all. And now it doesn’t even play avi. movie files.. Is there any possibility to fix this?

  7. i done everything now my phone just keeps on retstarting please help this manuel has staffed my ohone up thanks alot

  8. hey i wanted to ask something that i am having samsung galaxy gio in which i accidentally installed gingerbread of samsung galaxy ace and now my phone is not going into the downloading mode so what shall i do ?

  9. i used your manuel about how install flash player 11 in samsung s5660 gio in november and it works ty but now when i like to open a streaming video with megavideo it writes ” you need a newer Flash player version to use this player “

  10. can you let me know which version is the most reliable?
    what do you suggest?

  11. If I upgrade to this version, will I be able to upgrade with Kies when an official version will be release?

    I mean, I had a Galaxy Mini, and upgrade it with ODIN from 2.1 to 2.2, but after that I couldnt upgrade to 2.3. It said \This firmware can’t be upgrade\ or something like that.

    Now on my Gio I upgrade it from 2.2.3 to 2.3.3, But I have to know for sure if I will be able to upgrade in future to an another official version trough KIES..

    And one more question. If something goes bad, is there a solution to backup this version (2.3.3 from KIES) somehow?

    Thanks. :)

  12. Hey Neal,

    I just bought the gio used, and the firmware is s5660muk?? 2.3.4

    I am having issues with speech to text not working with hspa. only works with wifi.
    Also text will not receive if on hspa .
    I read somewhere it is the firmware version that is the problem.
    Should I upgrade to 2.3.5 or down grade to 2.3.3 or 2.2

    Also if i upgrade to 2.3.5, can I downgrade back if i have problem?

    please help

  13. If i install 2.3.4 can i connect with ‘samsung kies’ ??

    • if you revert back to earlier old version then you can connect to kies!

      • i used your manuel about how install flash player 11 in samsung s5660 gio in november and it works ty but now when i like to open a streaming video with megavideo it writes ” you need a newer Flash player version to use this player ” so? :) ty

  14. if i install 2.3.4 can i connect with ‘samsung kies’ again ???

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