`` Update Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 with XWJW1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 with XWJW1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS New logoIt was just few days back when an all new version of firmware has arrived in the form of XWJW1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware which not only ropes in the goodness of the latest Darky’s 10.4 custom ROM custom ROM support which is undoubtedly a masterpiece when it comes to the performance as well as battery life. In the due course of this article we will be discussing the same and will check out on how you can first install this XWJW1 firmware so that in the coming days we can then come out with the tutorial to update with Darky’s super Custom ROM Firmware.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Caution: If you are having any sorts of lag fixes then you need to disable all of them from the Recovery mode as if you proceed without disabling the same then there is a possibility that you may face issues in updating the phone.

Rooting Information:

  • In the process of this update, the phone won’t be rooted in any manner. Also, just in case if your device is already rooted on some firmware then after applying with this update, the rooting will get void.
  • Just in case if you wanted to root this firmware, then we will be soon coming up with the rooting process in the next article.

So before we proceed to the tutorial on how to update, you will need to follow the list of pre requisites from the below mentioned link so as to facilitate the safer and faster firmware update.

Quick Pre Requisites

So assuming that you have followed the above list of pre requisites, you now need to proceed to the next page where we will see on how you can apply this update of XWJW1 in your Galaxy S GT I9000.


120 comments

  1. Hei, I can not download the XWJW1 Firmware package, it appears always a hotmail message with US copy rights complainment. Here are some specification of my i9000 Galaxy S:
    Firmware: 2.3.6; gingerbread: xwjw1; kernel: 2.6.35.7.-i9000 xwjw1-cl788890 root@dell 89-#2.

    I would be very gladful if you could give me some advice for a compatible kernel.
    Thanks in advance!
    T. OM

  2. Does it support Arabic language? How to add this language after the operation?

  3. Can i Update it from 2.3.4 xxjvr ?

  4. Can i Update it from 2.3.4 xxjvr ?

  5. i got a problem when i was doing this.
    i did the first step like
    - download the firmware
    - open odin
    - and download mode the phone
    - put the CODE in the PDA

    but when i started it says “FAIL!” instead of “RESET”
    and accidentally pull out the USB connector from the phone
    and suddenly i cant open my phone now..

    please HELP…urgent help please

  6. i got a problem when was doing this.
    i did the first step like
    - download the firmware
    - open odin
    - and download mode the phone
    - put the CODE in the PDA

    but when i started it i says “FAIL!” instead of “RESET”
    and accidentally pull out the USB connector from the open
    and suddenly i cant open my phone now..

    please HELP…urgent help please

  7. hi does it support arabic langugae

  8. hey plz help how can i update my samasung galaxy I9003
    firmware version :- 2.2.1
    baseband version :- I9003DDKC1
    kernel version :- 2.6.32.9
    root@se-s605 #1
    build number Froyo.DDKF1
    so plz give me the suggestion for latest update of android version

  9. Thanks Neal, also Im planning to use amestris v 7.3, so which would be best – odex/deodexed and wipe/no wipe?

  10. Hi Neal,

    Can you explain why this firmware version has only a pda file ? what about the phone and csc files?
    Thanks

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