`` How To Update Samsung Galaxy S II I9100 to Gingerbread XXKF2 2.3.3 Firmware - Android Advices

How To Update Samsung Galaxy S II I9100 to Gingerbread XXKF2 2.3.3 Firmware

Galaxy S2 LogoIf you are among the ones who faced some issues with the last update which we saw for the Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 on our website www.androidadvices.com then we will now see on how you can fix the same. Most of the users complained about the apps not being downloaded in the slow internet speed and also some of the users reported the frequent force closed errors and also issues of lower battery life. So, in the due course of this article let’s see on how you can easily update the firmware of your Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100.

Before proceeding make sure that you follow the instructions which are mentioned in this article carefully before proceeding you will have to make sure that you only update the phone model which has Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 and no other phone as updating another phone with this update may even brick the phone which may or may not be reversible which can brick your phone permanently or partly. Since this firmware update is the manual update, it doesn’t require you to have the root access of the device to follow the instructions which are mentioned below and also the best part is if you wish to un root the device then too you can flash your phone with the firmware procedure which is mentioned below. Another thing most of the readers ask is that whether updating with this firmware will root the device? The answer is simply no as updating the firmware and rooting the phone are two different processes and both can’t be clubbed in most of the cases and if at all if it’s like that we will surely mention the same.


  1. I got my first smartphone last year from here. I was very very lucky :)

  2. Hi, Updated my Galaxy SII to Gingerbread 2.3.3 and was all ok, but now phone comes up with confirm password and wont do anything else. Is there anything I can do or do I just have a brick.
    Many Thanks

  3. I have bought SG s2 last month and it has android ver- 2.3.3 and base band i9100ddke4 and build no xwkf3 … is this the latest or should I update…if so how and what would be the next…

  4. in my mobile two days back also when i connected to kies there is no update to 2.3.4 , pls tell me what have to do , for uk version still 2.3.4 is not came ?????? present firm ware is KF3

  5. do anybody know how to delete/erase/empty? the ODIN log on the phone?- i am thinking about the phone “tells” you how many times its been updated

    and why do i ask because, my phone is still on warranty and i dont want dealer to see how many times its been updated :-)

  6. sorry, updated with XWKE3

  7. thnx, it works, and it updated with XWKE2, but how do i root it, i mean we need an insecure kernel XWKE3…right ?

About Pradeep Neela

Friends call him Droid Geek because he tries out different ROM’s everyday and helps droid users experience better features on their devices. Add +Neal Pradeep on Google Plus for more Updates.
Scroll To Top
Get Daily Free Newsletters

Receive The Latest Android News, Tips & Useful Guides Directly To Your Email - It's Free!!