How to Update Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 with Official DDKP2 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Samsung Guess LogoGalaxy SL I9003 users seems to be the lucky users as of now as another update has made into the list of firmwares on the servers of Samsung and this time its gingerbread 2.3.6 DDKP2 firmware version. Last time we saw on how you can update with the DDKP1 firmware version of 2.3.6 and into his article we will see on how to update Galaxy SL I9003 with Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDKP2. Before proceeding, you need to ensure that you have updated your KIES with the latest version.

There is just one improvement which comes from the earlier DDKP1 version, Adobe Flash Player crash has been fixed and Pink Spot was an issue in the camera in DDKP1 version. Both of these issues have been fixed in this DDKP2 Gingerbread 2.3.6 version.

Note: Please note that this update should only be applied to the phones which bear the model number as “Samsung Galaxy SL I9003”. Also, Galaxy SL GT I9003 as well as Galaxy SL I9003 are both the same phones. This update is an Official release for users in INDIA, though users from other country too apply this update as this is not a Boot loader 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.

Rooting information:

  • Applying this Update won’t root the phone in any manner and also it doesn’t require you to root the phone for applying this update of Gingerbread DDKP2 2.3.6.
  • Just in case if your device is already rooted, then the rooting access will be revoked after applying this update and then you can claim back the warranty.
  • If you are the one who wishes to root the device even after applying DDKP2 firmware, then we will soon be coming with an article wherein you can follow the instructions to root the same.

Quick Pre Requisites

Instructions to Users on Custom ROMs:
If you are on any of the custom ROM firmware, then you need to first turn Off the phone and enter into the recovery mode.  The recovery mode can be entered by pressing  Volume UP Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. You can also refer to the below mentioned video to know more on how to enter into the recovery mode.

So, before proceeding to the procedure to apply this update, you need to follow ONLY THE LIST OF PRE REQUISITES from the above mentioned link.

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