Good news for those who own Samsung Galaxy S Wi-fi 5.0 mobile (also known as Galaxy Player), as you can now update your mobile with the new stock ROM update G70XXKPF which will make you run on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread version. This update will work only for the European users of Samsung Galaxy S Wi-fi 5.0 mobile. So, we request other users not to try this update on their phones as there is a high probability of the device damages. Proceed further only of you are a deserved user for this update.
We are going to use Odin flash tool in order to update this firmware on your mobiles. This firmware update doesn’t need rooted mobiles and if your mobile is already rooted then by updating with this firmware will unroot your mobile and so you need to root it again afterwards.
In order to simplify the process, we divided this article into few sections, so that you can easily understand the process. So, please go through each section and apply this update successfully. In further sections you will find instructions and the actual procedure for updating your mobile. Note that this firmware update is strictly for the European users of YPG70CW.
Please note that we are not responsible in case of any device damages and so we request you to follow the instructions and procedure carefully. If you find any difficulties in the process of updation ask them under the comments section and we guarantee the help as we always try to provide you the best solutions.
Instructions before updating your phones to G70XXKPF 2.3.5 Firmware:
- Initially, you need to back up all your data stored in the phone as this firmware update will result in the lose of all the data. So, take backup of all your data using the below guide.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- After backing up all your data, make sure that your battery has more than 70 % charging, this is to avoid the low-charging problems in the process of firmware update.
- Ensure that you have full admin rights on your PC or Laptop and install the latest version of KIES. Use the proper USB cable for connecting PC and Phone.
Once you are done with the above instruction, move further and start the process of updating your mobile with this latest firmware.