How To Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with XWKK5 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

S2 XWKK5 LogoSo, for all those who are having the most powerful smartphone which is Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 can now update their  phones with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 version. This update comes at a time when last time not many users were satisfied with the last version which we saw with the version as XWKJ3 Gingerbread 2.3.5 version. The firmware version which we will be seeing in the article is dubbed as the Gingerbread 2.3.6 XWKK5. To make things simple, we have simplified this article for you wherein you are just 1 step behind applying this update and which is the list of pre Requisites instructions which facilitates the smoother and safer firmware update.

Please note that this update should only be applied by the users who are having the UNLOCKED Samsung Galaxy S2 phone only with the model number as GT I9100. If you proceed with updating the locked or the network contract phones then you will no longer be able to avail the warranty and also the phone too may get bricked for which we should not be held responsible. Since it’s a global release, anyone with their Galaxy S2 I9100 phones can apply this update. This update doesn’t support other models like Galaxy Sky Rocket or say even Samsung Mesmerize, captivate etc.

Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held liable or responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if anything wrong happens to your device which is the most unlikely if you follow the instructions as prescribed in the due course of this article and also apply the mentioned update only on Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100.

Rooting Information:

  • Rooting basically gives the third party files to access the system level files to make the required customizations but applying this firmware won’t need the root access. Also, the best part of this XWKK5 firmware is that it not only un roots the device but also after updating you can claim back the lost warranty which gets void generally once you root he device.
  • Just in case if your phone is already rooted, then you will be losing the Root access after applying this firmware.
  • We will also soon come up with the article wherein you will be easily able to root the phone on the XWKK5 Firmware

So, let’s proceed to the list of pre Requisites which you need to follow from the below mentioned link. Once you finish following the instructions which are mentioned below you then need to proceed to next page for detailed instructions on how to apply this Gingerbread 2.3.6 XWKK5 firmware.

Pre Requisites to be followed before proceeding to the next page

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