Galaxy Y

How To Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with DXKJ3 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

FLASH : Follow the tutorial to update from the below link which is the corrected and BUG FREE VERSION.

Advisory: This update is especially for all the users who are from Asia, as this is the Asian firmware version.

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Samsung Galaxy Y SS5360 users can now breathe easy as we will now see in the due course of this article on how you can apply the Gingerbread 2.3.6 update in your phone. This all new firmware update is dubbed as the 2.3.6 update and this phone out of the device comes with the Gingerbread 2.3.5 firmware. The best part of this update is that to apply this, you need not root your phone. This update is the Official leaked version released by Samsung Electronics in select countries. This version of update is dubbed as DXKJ3.

This update though doesn’t come with the major changes, but comes with many performance enhancements like faster internet capability as the internet browser has been replenished, Android Market now works effortlessly even at slower internet speeds and also the user interface has tweaked a little to give higher battery life than the stock 2.3.5 Gingerbread update.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy Tab which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Note: Please note that you need to apply this update only on the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 and to not any other device.

In the due course of this article we will see on what are the pre firmware update instructions followed by the instructions to apply this firmware update.

Rooting Information:

  • Applying this firmware update won’t root the phone in any manner, so the warranty stays intact.
  • For updating with this firmware, it’s not a compulsion to root your phone,
  • Just in case if you have already rooted the phone, then the rooting access will be revoked once you follow this process of updating the phone. To root the phone again, you will have to again root the phone.

Pre Firmware Upgrade Instructions:

  • Ensure that the device is charged to a minimum of 70% so as to just make sure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the process of the firmware update.
  • Now, after this you will have to back up the data which is there in the phone memory. Just in case if the data gets corrupted or lost, the same can be restored easily. We have listed some of the instructions with which you can backup and restore the data.

Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”.

  • Enable the USB debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”. All tools like the Antivirus, Firewall tools as well as the PC Suite should be completely closed or else there is a high probability that these tools may interrupt the process of the rooting process.

So, now let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on what is the procedure to apply the update of DXKJ3 on your Samsung Galaxy Y S5360.

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  1. Sehaj Gill

    November 23, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    i am not able to download second file

  2. roshni

    September 16, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    All the posts for this phone has download links broken..
    Every time i get the below error..
    “This file is either removed due to copyright claim or is deleted by the uploader.”
    Please fix this. my phone is not even starting up.. 🙁 🙁

  3. Rafael M

    August 11, 2012 at 2:07 am

    Thanks dude, this update is very easy to install and very useful as well. The internet on my dolphin browser is working faster with this version. Furthermore it helped me to fix a mistake that I did when I was deleting unnecessary apps on my system. It’s turn out that I deleted a important file by mistake, one that command receiving calls. Thanks to this update, all my system was recovered, including the file that I deleted

    The only downsize its the restriction of languages available to active. English and Chinese can’t be a option for everybody, but that is not a problem for me. Posting from Brazil, thanks god I know one or two word in English 🙂

    Again, THANKS !

  4. Vermanite

    July 26, 2012 at 10:11 pm

     it is necessary to do Wipe data/factory rese or Wipe Cache partition after updating the firmware????please reply.and thanx for the post.

    • Rafael M

      August 11, 2012 at 2:09 am

      No at all. I did the update without the deleting my files form SD card. I still recommend that you back up your files

  5. Vignesh

    May 28, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Hi Pradeep,

    can this be installed on a rooted phone.

  6. pcnexus

    May 4, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    gingerbread.ddlc2 is the current update for galaxy y and same works in ace.You will need kies for this update .OTA update should be over wifi or 3G.

    • Pradeep Neela

      May 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm

      you can manually update the same as well, since the kies update is still not pushed

  7. Ranjith

    March 30, 2012 at 11:11 am

    hey neela pradeep i hav downloaded that 2.3.6 frimware but when i open that rar file its asking password … can u please tel the password
    thank u…

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 12:08 am

      its mentioned in the article please refer the same!

    • Mithileshr38

      July 14, 2012 at 1:21 pm

  8. Papai

    March 8, 2012 at 1:13 am

    I live in India. I want to update my galaxy y firmware to 2.3.6. Is this the procedure? Because I’m getting confused. Thanks…

    • Neela Pradeep

      March 8, 2012 at 10:10 am

      yes you can apply the update by following the above instructions!

    • Nilesh

      March 14, 2012 at 8:00 pm

      no need of all these sicky things, just go to settings/about phone/software upgrade and it will be upgrade automatically…

  9. Robinson

    February 25, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    Hi.. I cannot enter into my galaxy s5360’s recovery page from startup… it shows “a custom os can damage the phone- press volume up to continue installing the os, and press vol.down to reboot” hw shld i enter into the recovery page,,,?? Please help me…

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 7, 2012 at 12:04 am

      press the menu button and press the power button!

  10. Raunak Basu

    February 12, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Hey fellas my galaxy isn’t starting it just keep showing the samsung logo how do i restore it

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      re insert the battery and apply the update again!

  11. ankit

    February 4, 2012 at 4:33 am

    hi, i m using 2.3.6 DXKJ1 on galay y s5360 but i cant find kies air on my phone can somebody help me plz n kindly tell me how to download kies on my galaxy y thanks in advance.

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 4, 2012 at 3:49 pm

      you can download kies from samsung’s official website!

  12. yash

    January 23, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    for downloading indian firmware for galaxy y s5360 pls visit–
    (Links Corrected by Moderator)

    note— pls put (.) instead of (dot) in above site i have written like coz this forum doesnt allow to post links

  13. MIke Jain

    January 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm


    I just want to know that which is the latest Version for Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360
    As my phone is Showing This : –

    Android Version :- 2.3.6
    Basedband Version : – S5360DDKL1
    Kernel Version :- root@DELL 133#1
    Build Number :- GINGERBREAD.DDKL2

    As i am just confused about this so please Tell me what will bet the Best Version for my phone.

    Thanks & Regards
    Mike J

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 18, 2012 at 12:24 am

      we will soon come out with the new version!

  14. Carlo

    January 11, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    i cant download the firmware. it says:

    Error 502 – Bad Request
    The server could not resolve your request for uri:

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 11, 2012 at 8:25 pm

      we are trying to fix the issue as soon as possible!

    • Rafael M

      August 11, 2012 at 2:10 am

      I got the same problem

  15. hanzell

    January 7, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Good Day to everyone. I just want to ask if I should still do the Recovery Mode if I was able to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with android 2.3.5 to 2.3.6???
    Thank You very much.

  16. Arindam

    January 4, 2012 at 9:50 am

    Hello, this saves my life.
    I am from India, I have faced a boot loop problem in my galaxy y, so have to flash it and then I came here and do whatever you give in this tutorial. Everything goes fine and finally my phone upgraded.
    But, can you tell me where to find the latest Indian (S5360DD***) version of Galaxy Y S5360!
    Thank you very much.

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 4, 2012 at 3:09 pm

      clear the cache from recovery, if problem persists then you need to re apply the update!

  17. Sarvesh

    December 27, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    I used this article earlier to update one another galaxy Y and that worked perfectly without any issue.

    Today Kies worked very well.
    Initially couple of times, firmware update was not completed as when device goes to downloading mode, PC driver use to fail to install device. Fixed PC Driver issues and now this updated worked well on my phone using Kies itself.

    When i checked Samsung Support they are really very hesitant to talk about this update and suggest not to update this using Kies.
    Now I am on 2.3.6..

    Thanks for all your help..

  18. ghani.farooq

    December 24, 2011 at 2:58 am

    This update has a problem. Does not work at all

  19. Vinay

    December 22, 2011 at 8:12 am

    Juzz updated ma firmware successfully……
    After a whole week it gives me an error of “Memory card removed unexpectedly….”…. It seriously annoying for downloading anethng…. Plz help i will thankfull…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm


  20. ajay

    December 19, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Finally done it today. Thanx Dude.

  21. Vinay

    December 15, 2011 at 8:18 am

    I cant find any pda file i downloaded….. n it is safe like upgrading ma mobile like dis…n is der any warrenty isssue after updating….??…..plz help..

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 20, 2011 at 12:59 am


  22. Dino Agustin

    December 14, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    good morning sir,

    I buy samsung galaxy y gt- s5360 then now i could not access to the internet even in zero facebook can you help me how to access this one into the internet?
    kindly send me in my email account. for some help
    thank you in advance


    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 14, 2011 at 2:31 pm

      configure the internet settings, ask your operator the apn settings!

  23. ester dean

    December 13, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    what is much better this one or the enhanced? what is the different between these and enhance DXKJ3?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 13, 2011 at 8:15 pm

      nhanced dxkj3 comes with the fixes which was an issue with the earlier firmware! enhanced one is recommended!

      • jerick

        December 20, 2011 at 9:56 am

        Hey Neal…

        im still facing problem with unexpectedly removed sd card..even though i install the DXKJ3 and format my sd card to fat32…

  24. Young

    December 13, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Can u give gt s5360 galaxy y 2.3.7 or even 3.0 update please?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 14, 2011 at 2:26 pm

      3.0 update is specially for tablets!


    December 11, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    is this update good? is it working? because i will update my SAMSUNG GALAXY Y with GINGERBREAD 2.3.6 tomorrow..

    reply if ok,


  26. Mayur

    December 8, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    I want indian firmware…….DD code….Please help…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 8, 2011 at 11:35 pm

      we are working on it, will soon come up with the same!

  27. Jaison

    November 28, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    There are 4 (.md5) files, 1 (.pit) file and odin downloader in the pic shown in tutorial. But that I’ve downloaded has only 1 (.md5) file and the odin downloader.
    Please help me…….

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 29, 2011 at 1:43 pm


  28. Jaison

    November 28, 2011 at 4:54 am

    There are only 2 files in this new archive (odin downloader and .md5 file).
    I messed up myself while rooting this device- just some changes in UI. So I badly require this update. And I’m a beginner..
    Waiting for this update….
    Thank you.

  29. namaku0

    November 27, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I updated my Galaxy Y to this version (DXKJ3, but with Kies) then root the phone.
    After that I removed some prepackaged apps like Social Hubs and Samsung Apps.
    Now, if I want these apps back, can I use the method explained here to restore
    the firmware?

  30. Networld

    November 27, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    And also the PIT file

  31. Networld

    November 27, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Can anyone please let me know where to get the below files from. The zip file in this discussion contains the ODIN and one .md5 file only.

    For the bootloader select <<— BOOT_S5360DXKJ1_REV05.tar

    * To select <<— PDA_S5360DXKJ3_REV05.tar PDA

    * To select <<— MODEM_S5360DXKJ1_REV05.tar PHONE

    * To select <<— CSC GT-S5360-MULTI-CSC-OLBKJ2.tar

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 27, 2011 at 9:01 pm

      we have come up with the new version

  32. Networld

    November 27, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    Can anyone please let me know where to get the below files from. The zip file in this discussion contains the ODIN and one .md5 file only.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 27, 2011 at 9:11 pm

      we are coming with the new version of the same within the next 2 hours!

  33. karthik

    November 27, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    please release android 2.3.7 for samsung galaxy y s5360

  34. karthik

    November 27, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    please release the update android 2.3.7 for galaxy y s5360

  35. ojan

    November 27, 2011 at 11:51 am

    # Input file PIT <<— totoro_0623.pit

    # For the Files [Download], input firmware files

    * For the bootloader select <<— BOOT_S5360DXKJ1_REV05.tar

    * To select <<— PDA_S5360DXKJ3_REV05.tar PDA

    * To select <<— MODEM_S5360DXKJ1_REV05.tar PHONE

    * To select <<— CSC GT-S5360-MULTI-CSC-OLBKJ2.tar

    • ojan

      November 27, 2011 at 12:07 pm

      Step 2

      Turn Galaxy Young in a state of Download Mode

      * Turn off Galaxy Young

      * Unplug Battery SIMcard + + miniSD (optional)

      * Replace Battery

      * Then press and hold the volume down + power + home

      * Press up until there is a warning and underneath there is an option

      # —>> Option to download the volume up = & mode = reset the volume down

      # Press the volume up and then will go into download mode

      Step 3

      * Prepare a data cable

      # Connect to USB gYoung, and wait for the response in Odin

      Prior to massage the Start button, make sure the Re-Partition, Auto Reboot, F. Reset Time ticked.

      Step 4

      # If already, massage the Start button and pray

      # Never unplug the data cable in this process

      # Wait until there are readings PASS

      #Flashing is finished, gYoung restarts itself (should unplug the data cable)

      # Do not forget —>> Hard Reset * 2767 * 3855 #.

      # Welcome to The young become 2.3.6

      • NeaL Pradeep

        November 27, 2011 at 12:22 pm


  36. vinod

    November 27, 2011 at 11:11 am

    i can’t update new firm ware 2.3.6 it show failed what can i do ? please help me

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 27, 2011 at 1:49 pm

      we are working on this and will come out with the improved version!

  37. Sambath

    November 26, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Neal wat is your advice…..shall we update to 2.3.6?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 26, 2011 at 7:06 pm

      wait for few days as we will come up with a new firmware!

  38. snmsng

    November 26, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    dear frens, its sincere advice to not to update 2.3.6 on samsung galaxy y from 2.3.5 firm ware, 2.3.6 gives hell lot of problem with sd card with sudden removal and back, more over it only has improved google search and nothing else. i’ve done this mistake.
    can ny 1 tell me the way to go back to original firmware 2.3.5. i could not find its backup in kies. pl help

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 26, 2011 at 4:30 pm

      no need to backup, just note down the version which you are on and just bookmark the article of the same so that you can then apply that respective firmware!

  39. kleuton

    November 26, 2011 at 7:35 am

    portuguese?? or ingles?

  40. Sambath

    November 25, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Neal when will you give a new update?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 5:10 pm

      wait till 48 hours, we are trying our level best to come up with the same!

  41. Ashish

    November 25, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    Hy Neal

    I read daily alll comments (i.e 15th Nov) to check who has succed the update of Firmware. but Every users getting the error to updating the Firmware. Why its so critical. I never faced this type problem on Nokia Firmware. So please check and solve the problem. We are waiting for 2.3.6 firmware.
    Mine error is (From odin)
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:24)..
    File analysis..
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Leave CS..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..

    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    And from kies Error mess is

    The kies has stoped working. Please check the problem

    And form FOTA

    After sucessfuly downloaded. Phone will be rebooted and then start the updating process. Some tiem it works only 7% and some time it work only 22%. And after restart the phone it shows firmware upgrade faild. Use the PC softwere like kies or go to Samsung Service Center

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 5:07 pm

      we are looking into this, wait till new version arrives!

  42. Adam Mar

    November 25, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    OKAY so, here’s an update:

    The RAR file I tried to open was on a MAC using MacPAR Deluxe.


    Win 7: Downloaded Softonic then Kies. Great! Installed Kies. Galaxy Y recognized.

    Update Firmware: Got a message in the bottom corner that the file had been corrupted. I just let the procedure go. It crashed WIN 7.

    Something just ain’t right. This is my first non-Apple Smart Phone in 2 years. Not impressed. WHy am I even trying to update to 2.3.6?


    • Adam Mar

      November 25, 2011 at 1:26 pm

      One more thing:

      Tried to register this device. The webpage would not recognize the country I am in. Geez

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 1:32 pm

      it doesnt support mac as files are not in dmg format!

  43. karthick

    November 25, 2011 at 8:01 am

    hello i connected my phone to recovery mode in pc it showed in odin com3 when i flash it it says write operation falied and my usb supports write operations…………i am not a nerd in this i have flashed my galaxy y more than 3 times so add some modem files and csc and boot loader files for this firmware you cannot update without these

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 10:50 am

      we are looking into this, sorry for inconvenience!

  44. Yanky

    November 25, 2011 at 1:17 am

    Getting the same error as others, checked everything, including USB Ports and tried running it as admin. Didn’t work at all. Surely the problem is with the uploaded file. 🙁 Anyone managed to get it??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 11:02 am

      it will be fixed in the coming version, there are some bugs!

  45. imran

    November 24, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    when is 2.3.7 releasing fo samsung galaxy y ??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 11:04 am

      hi imran, there is no ETA on the same but as in when it arrives, we wil let you know!

  46. ravi varma

    November 24, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    hey i downloaded this one and when i tried to extract them it says no files are there to extract and whwn downloading it took about 1 hr to download any one plz help me

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 25, 2011 at 11:07 am

      wait for the next version as there are some issues reported in this version!

  47. garpjr1188

    November 24, 2011 at 11:57 am

    i’m now able to upgrade finally using Kies..i had a problem updating using Kies that’s why I tried to do it this way..which does not work..

    anyway for those unable to do it, use Kies..

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 24, 2011 at 12:13 pm

      yes, because as of now there is no new update!

    • vikrant mane

      November 24, 2011 at 8:31 pm

      @garpjr1188…i tried upgrading through kies…and the problem was that it took forever…i nearly spend 3.5 hours…but still it wasnt getting done….any advices..on how to do it???….do we need to go in download mode???…plz HELP

      • NeaL Pradeep

        November 25, 2011 at 11:08 am

        hey vikrant just wait for 48 hours we will come with new version of firmware

        • vikrant mane

          November 25, 2011 at 10:23 pm

          thankx neal…i will wait…thanks bro

  48. steven

    November 24, 2011 at 10:09 am

    i was doing some research and found out that this post is still missing the following to do a succesful update

    – For PIT file select: totoro_0623.pit

    – For PDA select: PDA_S5360xxxxx_REV05.tar.md5

    – For PHONE select: MODEM_S5360xxxxx_REV05.tar.md5

    – For CSC select: GT-S5360-MULTI-CSC-Oxxxxx.tar.md5

    • leyon

      November 24, 2011 at 4:44 pm

      Where do you find that?

  49. steven

    November 24, 2011 at 9:54 am

    update getting the same error as what the other guys have posted on this thread…i have 2.3.5 when i connect it to kies its not detecting any new firmware..i realy need this badly…please re check the file that you have uploaded…and 1 question..have you tried it yourself on your android phone???did it work??i guess you have not tried it yourself…try it so you’ll see what we are talkin about…there’s nothing wrong with my usb ports, firewalls and antivirus have been disabled..and still the same..

  50. garpjr1188

    November 24, 2011 at 2:14 am

    any update on this? i think the file is corrupted..i have the same problem as leyon

    Enter CS for MD5
    Leave CS
    Get PIT for mapping
    Firmware update start
    blank, no text
    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    – i tried different USB ports
    -run Odin as admin as well

    anyone able to do it?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 24, 2011 at 11:07 am

      we are soon going to come with new firmware version, that will solve the issue!

  51. Sambath

    November 24, 2011 at 12:12 am

    Neal please help me…….. the above procedure always failed……please post any other
    Method …….im dying to install android 2.3.6

  52. thanigai velan

    November 23, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    hey frnds i’m planing to buy this phone…… is this available in black color in back of the phone.. can any one tell me pls

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 24, 2011 at 11:06 am

      yes buddy, its a good phone or may be you can go with LG Optimus One P500 as it has better hardware!

  53. Ravindra Singh

    November 23, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    i have updated my samsung galaxy y version 2.3.5 to 2.3.6 .But after installing i am feeling few good results as fast internet,attractive icons…but the drawback is that i am not able to download any file in background.
    whenever i am download mp3 songs of videos…once the mobile get locked then after unlocking it shows error as ” SD card revoved unexpectively”.
    android please fix this problem.i friend too had same problem….

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 24, 2011 at 11:07 am

      sure, it will be fixed in the next version!

  54. ravi varma

    November 23, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    hey can anyone plz tell me hw to back up my files like internet settings and all the other before rebooting.plz

  55. Adam Mar

    November 23, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    Got an error reading the password was invalid.
    Hmmmm, this my 1st Android (Have two iPhones, a 3G and a 3GS).

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 23, 2011 at 5:29 pm is the password!

  56. chito

    November 22, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Very big possibility that downloaded file is BAD or CORRUPTED. Nobody has succeeded to update firmware. VERIFY the file at your end neal.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 22, 2011 at 8:47 pm

      we are looking into it, we will get back to you!

  57. leyon

    November 22, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    I have done the steps. But it failed

    Enter CS for MD5
    Leave CS
    Get PIT for mapping
    Firmware update start
    blank, no text
    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    I have checked the cables and run odin as administrator

  58. leyon

    November 22, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    Anyone has success on this?

  59. Mayur

    November 20, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Need to download drivers—
    CDC Abstract Control Model (ACM)
    CDC ACM Data
    CDC OBEX Data
    CDC Object Exchange (OBEX)
    Please Help……..

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 21, 2011 at 10:32 am

      after installing drivers, you need to update with Odin and not from KIES!

      • Mayur

        November 23, 2011 at 7:32 pm

        That’s what i m asking….from where I can get these drivers?
        These drivers are required in order to upgrade the firmware….

    • Max

      January 28, 2012 at 2:38 pm

      I had the problem before. Know this drivers are for Bluetooth, just turn on the Bluetooth on your phone, it is already installed! Turning on Bluetooth, removed the error using Kies.

  60. manivannan

    November 20, 2011 at 9:09 am

    I am trying uupdate android 2.3.6 for samsung galaxy y but it is faild to reboot….what i to do…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 20, 2011 at 10:28 am

      it should be updated, we recommend you to apply the update once again, let us know if it solves the issue!

  61. kies

    November 20, 2011 at 6:58 am

    had same problem as Prateek above. KJ3 file is corrupt. now I have KJ2 / KJ1 mix on the phone. It’s quite nice. youtube is newer in KJ2 than in KI9 or KI6. still no adobe flash possible. some functions in DDMS DevKit stopped working though in KJ2. watch out for CSC files with branding such as GT-S5360-csc-VDPKJ1.tar . The “VD” means vodafone, starts up in dutch language 🙁

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 20, 2011 at 10:30 am

      this update is not for locked phones!

  62. naveen

    November 20, 2011 at 3:37 am

    hey Neal u say check with the USB ports, could u please tell me wat to do exactly and how u enable full write access

  63. Victor

    November 19, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    I’ve just updated it to 2.3.6 via Kies and now from time to time, it notifies me about the memory card being unmounted, then after a few seconds it mounts it back on again, then that problem just goes in circles from time to time.
    How can I fix this?
    Is this problem caused by the firmware upgrade?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 23, 2011 at 11:44 am

      Since its an update from KIES, you shouldnt have unmounted the sd!

  64. marcos

    November 19, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Works in brazilian version?
    sorry my english is very poor…

  65. Kevin

    November 19, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    HELP:When i update my s5360 Gingerbread to 2.3.5 when i switch on it always upper in Start Up TALK N TEXT (Error:E2)

  66. jheii

    November 19, 2011 at 5:25 am

    what do you mean check with the usb ports ?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 23, 2011 at 12:22 pm

      it means that it should have full read / write access!

  67. Renz Alfred Villegas

    November 18, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    hi. i tried to upgrade the firmware via kies since i was prompt to upgrade the firmware. the firmware components were successfully downloaded but it took ages preparing the firmware upgrade components to be installed. What could be the problem? Anyway, i’m using a netbook. Could my PC probably the problem? tnx

  68. adasd

    November 18, 2011 at 6:15 am

    already tried kies and it wont work i’m always stuck at preparing firmware upgrade components and when i use odin i get this File analysis
    Enter CS for MD5
    Leave CS
    Get PIT for mapping
    Firmware update start
    blank, no text
    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    followed your instructions carefully and tried to change usb ports and i still get that complete write operation failed

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 18, 2011 at 3:37 pm


  69. amadop

    November 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    I have the last version of Kies and the original firmware of my Galaxy Y (Europe), but it says I already have the last version: 2.3.5.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 17, 2011 at 10:24 pm

      its a beta update, please follow the instructions to update via Odin!

  70. adasd

    November 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    same problem as sagar is there any way to fix it?

  71. jheii

    November 17, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    it’s not working even i’ve installed kies . i’ve no problem with flashing other firmware .
    but this firmware is always giving a fail message .

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 17, 2011 at 10:51 pm

      install manually with Odin by following the instructions!

  72. erle

    November 17, 2011 at 11:38 am

    i think there are missing files in the download since i only have 2 files after extraction. no file for pit, csc, and phone

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 17, 2011 at 10:43 pm

      please follow the procedure, it only has two files!

  73. Shailendra Pandey

    November 17, 2011 at 12:13 am

    Can you tell me whether you were able to get rid of samsung touch wiz ui after the update and experience the raw form of android ?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 23, 2011 at 11:58 am

      no, as of now you cannot get rid of samsung touch wiz ui!

  74. Sagar

    November 16, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    File analysis
    Enter CS for MD5
    Leave CS
    Get PIT for mapping
    Firmware update start
    blank, no text
    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    I checked with the USB ports, I’m logged into the computer as admin. Also tried running the application as administrator,
    but nothing worked out. Tried on my laptop and friends Windows XP machine but even that did not work for me.

    Is there a problem with the ODIN software ? Any fix or other way out Neal ?

    P.S- I’m unable to update via Kies, so I need to update with an alternative like this.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 16, 2011 at 7:40 pm

      check with the drivers and install the KIES!!!

      • Sagar

        November 17, 2011 at 11:42 am

        The latest version of Kies is already installed and i also tried re-installing the drivers.

        I’m getting update option via FOTA on the phone, I tried downloading the file which was of 3.22MB the phone restarted and showed me “Update Unsuccessful” , any idea whats wrong ?

        • NeaL Pradeep

          November 17, 2011 at 10:52 pm

          you can apply this update manually!

  75. Prateek

    November 16, 2011 at 12:56 am

    I installed a firmware from tsar3000 website with version S5360XXKI9 2.3.5, and after that…whenever i connect my phone to pc through kies, it shows that your phone s/w is not official
    Now i came to know that an official update has been released S5360 DXKJ3 2.3.6 and i downloaded it but it fails every time
    Now since I have installed an unofficial firmware update, does that mean i cannot install this official update
    PS: dont ask me about drivers and all as u may figure out that i have installed an update already through odin, means everything is fine

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 16, 2011 at 12:59 am

      yes, since its a beta firmware it won’t be detected in KIES!
      Or else you need to manually apply the update via Odin!

      • Prateek

        November 16, 2011 at 9:16 am

        Yeah…but I cant install this update via odin as it fails every time I try…
        Please help me with either option:
        provide me the official firmware files which came with the phone DXKI7 (I guess)
        or tell me why it is being failed and its solution

        • NeaL Pradeep

          November 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm

          you can try updating with this release!

      • Prateek

        November 16, 2011 at 3:56 pm

        Ho to install official firmware?
        I cant find the files anywhere

        and I cant even install this update…it fails all the time…i even reformatted my computer just in case…but no luck

        • NeaL Pradeep

          November 16, 2011 at 7:45 pm


        • Prateek

          November 17, 2011 at 7:43 am

          Official Firmware (DXKI7) is not in this hread, its an update (DXKJ3), please give a link to official frimware
          And I cant install update (DXKJ3) as it fails every time
          Please help

          • NeaL Pradeep

            November 17, 2011 at 10:53 pm

            apply the update via ODIN AS MENTIONED IN THE ARTICLE!

  76. chito

    November 15, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Isn’t that a silly question?
    How can kies connect to my phone if the drivers are incomplete? How can i transfer files between pc and phone both ways if the samsung drivers are not installed and working properly?

  77. chito

    November 15, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Did i not say \Utilized another notebook running windows 7 like in the previous laptop\? And did i not say \The usb ports i use in both notebooks are okay in as much as i am able to connect to phone and able to transfer/copy files from the phone to the computer and vice-versa\?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 15, 2011 at 11:54 am

      have you installed all the drivers?

  78. chito

    November 15, 2011 at 8:32 am

    Sorry, no more need for this download. Just updated my phone to 2.3.6 via kies today. Thanks anyway.

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  80. Vekou X Aitenshi

    November 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    I was about to do the above steps, but when I plugged in my phone to Kies, it prompted me about the update, so I updated using Samsung’s Kies.

    • vishnu

      November 19, 2011 at 9:45 am

      hey can u explain ho w can we update gingerbread 2.3.6 with samsung kies

      • NeaL Pradeep

        November 23, 2011 at 12:35 pm

        as of now its not yet pushed via kies!

        • Rizwan Bangash

          March 14, 2012 at 11:22 pm

          @NeaL Pradeep, how r u

        • Rizwan Bangash

          March 14, 2012 at 11:26 pm

          @NeaL Pradeep, dear i want to update my set GT-s5360 what is the procedure

  81. allan

    November 13, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    it’s not working with me as well, it says FAIL 🙁

  82. chito

    November 13, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    Utilized another notebook running windows 7 like in the previous laptop, and the result is still the same, FAIL. The same messages are displayed except for the COM number which is now COM13. The usb ports i use both notebooks are okay in as much as i am able to connect to phone and able to transfer/copy files from the phone to the computer and vice-versa. Is it possible that i have a bad downloaded firmware file? what are the file hashes of the file?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 14, 2011 at 9:00 pm


  83. jheii

    November 13, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
    this is my problem too .
    i’ve installed first the 2.3.5 Gingerbread update from this website .
    then trying to upgrade with this but this error is stopping the process and showing it FAiLEd .

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 14, 2011 at 8:45 pm

      check with the usb ports, its not having the full read / write access!

  84. chito

    November 13, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    How To Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with DXKJ3 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware:

    I have a rooted gt-s5360 with firmware 2.3.5.

    Followed the above procedure to the letter, but the result is FAIL! at the leftmost top block, with red background color. The ID:COM block showed a yellow color background with the text 0:[COM23]. Auto Reboot field is checked and F. Reset Time field is also checked. PDA button is checked and file is c:S5360DXKJ3_S5360OLBKJ2_S5360DXKJ1_HOME.tar.md5.
    Messages as follows:
    File analysis
    Enter CS for MD5
    Leave CS
    Get PIT for mapping
    Firmware update start
    blank, no text
    Complete(Write) operation failed
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

  85. prtk2306

    November 12, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    can i do it with ace s5830 ?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 14, 2011 at 8:51 pm

      you cannot apply this update on ace as both are different phones!

  86. prtk2306

    November 12, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    can i have it on ace s5830 ?

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