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How to Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 to XXKG2 Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware

Galaxy S2 Hand LogoTime has come to update the firmware of your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 as with the arrival of an all new firmware which is dubbed as the version XXKG2. This firmware comes with minute tweaks which improves several processes and functionalities which we will see in the due course of this article. Last time we saw on how you can update with the firmware of XXKG1 2.3.4 Firmware and in this article we will see on how you can update with the latest XXKG2 2.3.4 Gingerbread version in your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100.

Since this firmware update is a manual update and need to apply using the Odin and not KIES 2, 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 your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 then too you can update your phone with this firmware of Gingerbread 2.3.4 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.

Also, we would like to add that this version of XXKG2 2.3.4 Gingerbread edition of firmware is not an official one and is a leaked version. Though it may not be 100% stable version but apart from minor bugs you will never feel that it’s a n incomplete firmware package. This update of Gingerbread 2.3.4 is dubbed as Gingerbread XXKG2 2.3.4 and its only applicable for all the unlocked devices of Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 device, so kindly make a note of the same and proceed for the update. The best part of this update is that you can update any Samsung Galaxy S2 Phone with this update irrespective of region and place but for all those who have their phones locked to the network you will have to wait till we come out with an instruction below to whether update the device or not.


  1. XXKG2 Gingerbread Package link is not working

  2. i have updated my GS2 to 2.3.5 using phone’s built in update settings three days ago..
    but after the update, my phone is draining a lot of battery.
    i want to know that CAN I DOWNGRADE TO PREVIOUS ANDROID OS???

  3. Hey guys i am concerned about the update after going through the video and comments, but i have a little query about the device as i am on gingerbread 2.3.3 i have got lots of games, video, images in my internal SD card(which is 11gb) is there any possibility after updating to 2.3.4 i am not bale to play those games or the videos or images as well as live wallpapers will be deleted as i can backup my images and videos but backing up games is not possible.And after update can i install games directly to my external SD(which 32gb).

    • hi….
      you can backup your data as well as APPLICATIONS with the help of a software named as BACKMEUP…
      IT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET in free as well as paid versions…
      after update, you can easily restore your applications…

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