How to Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 to XXKG6 Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware
Also, this version of the firmware which is Gingerbread 2.3.4 XXKG6 is not an official firmware and hence can’t be updated with the KIES version. This update can be only applied using the manual method of Odin which we will see in the due course of the article on how you can update with the same. Though Samsung has a monitoring tool wherein they can track on all the firmware updation which you are doing, there is rarely any case wherein Samsung has voided the warranty of any user on the fields of beta firmware updates. And also most important thing is that, updating with this firmware version won’t mean that you have to root or have rooted the device. Rooting is completely different thing compared to the firmware upgrade process.
If you have rooted your phone before then you will lose the root access, but if you wish to root the phone after updating then you will have to wait for the article as we will see on how you can root Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on the XXKG6 firmware version. So, in the due course of the article we will see on how you can easily update the firmware for which you will have to follow the instructions like pre upgrade instructions as well as the actual procedure to update the phone.
Not many things have been updated if you compare from the last version of XXKG2 or XXKG3, but there are some things which have been further optimized as some of the users faced issues in lower quadrant ranks which is now eradicated with this version of firmware as it further streamlines the file system which is present in the GALAXY S2 GT I9100.
Some of the users are still not happy with the GPS as it doesn’t latch up properly and for all those this version of XXKG6 might just help as minute changes have been done on the GPS front. This was the case with most of the users in the Nordic region and also to some other parts too.
Some of the applications were having issues like force close errors which now have been fixed. There was an issue with the cache which was sorted out. Also, most importantly you can now enjoy error free downloads after updating with this version as some users were having issues with the slower internet speeds.
Note: Just in case if you face any issues like freezing then all you need to do is to just repeat the above procedure from the start after restarting the computer and phone by pulling off the battery from your phone.
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