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How To Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 to XWKH4 Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S2 LogoSo, after the Galaxy S which recently got a fresh new update of Gingerbread 2.3.5 you too might have expected a 2.3.5 Gingerbread release for your Samsung Galaxy S2 but you will need to wait further more. But before that an all new firmware update in the form of XWKH4 has arrived which is basically a Gingerbread 2.3.4 leak. Though we don’t have an exact change log on what’s changed and what’s not, we can only guide you on how you can update the same on your Galaxy S2 Phone. So, in the due course of this update we will check out the same.

Please note that anyone with their Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 can proceed with this article to update their phones with this Gingerbread XWKH4 release as it’s a global beta release. It’s not recommended to update this firmware on the network locked phones as this may unlock or do damage to the phones which may or may not be a reversible process.

Note: Strictly all the mentioned instructions needs to be followed which are mentioned in the due course of this article or else you may end up bricking up the phone.

Of late it has been found that users select different options like the “Re – partition” etc. which should not be done until and unless mentioned in the article. Many users brick their phones by not following the instructions.


  1. I am trying to root my sprint samsung galaxy s2 running 2.3.4 i just bought it how do I root it

  2. i check my galaxy 2 ,there is no IMEI Number ,no network also how to fix this problem please help me
    PDA : I9100JPKG2
    CSC : I9100OJPKG1

  3. Hello NeaL,


    Please tell me which Firmware file i need to update to 2.3.4.

    If the file you name is updated via odin, will Kies show me future updates

    Many Thanks,

  4. Hi Neal Pradeep!

    I hope you could possibly give me some advice. I have put the info on the forum here:

    I appreciate it if you could assist me. Thanks!

  5. PLZZZZ PPL … just question about this stock ROM .. not any other thing like “give me a link to lastest kies” and …///

    there isnt just one forum to answer fro neal ..there are many of pages like this in this site . he has a life ..HAVE SOME RESPECT AND just question about this ISSUE GUYS!!!!!!

  6. i open odin and the put my s2 into download mode, no drivers are loaded but i get an option on phone saying ” if u want to download a custom rom then press vol up key or press vol down key to restart the phone.. what do i do?

  7. i have firmware version 2.2.1 it sucks i am new to this can u please help it says back everything up how do i do that thanks in advance

  8. Hi..
    i am from india, i have 2.3.3 in my phone (SGS2) when will the official 2.3.4 or 2.3.5 be available over the kies?

  9. m from india. will it root the phone?also it is a beta release that means it is not fully stable. its not official in india yet. whats the diff b/w 2.3.3 & 2.3.4.

  10. i meant the latest official firmware that Samsung given through kies or any older one but it must be official
    which is given through kies (so i can up date the same through kies to a newer one)
    you will be having a link for that

  11. regarding the update as i’m new to all of this i have Android verion 2.3.3, Build .xwkF4 CAN I USE THIS UPDATE? :)

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