Galaxy S I9000

ValuePack Update for Samsung Galaxy S with Face Unlock I9000 XXJVU 2.3.6

Value PACK LogoAfter so much of flip flops, Samsung Electronics seems to be in the making of Value Pack for the users of Galaxy S, this Value packs is in lines with their Official announcement that it will be going to launch a Value Pac very soon. So, today we will check out an all new firmware update for Galaxy S GT I9000 which is dubbed as XXJVU 2.3.6 Firmware which is the global leaked version. This update of XXJVU 2.3.6 comes after the most stable firmware till now of Gingerbread 2.3.5 and is truly packed with a host of add on features and enhancements which we will be checking out in the due course of the article. The firmware which we will be checking out is not a fully stable value pack but is a beta version of the Value pack which got leaked.

This update brings In just one improvement compared to the last version. There were some graphic rich games like NFS Shift HD and others which when played used to heat up the phone terribly. This bug has been fixed in this version of firmware. This was an issue with the users of XWJVZ which has been addressed in this.

KIES Information:
This update of XXJVU Gingerbread 2.3.6 is not an Official firmware released via KIES tool and you need to make use of Odin to apply this update.

Also, there is no ETA on exactly when this update will be pushed via KIES tool but as soon as this update arrives, we will cover that one as well if at all there are any changes.

Currently if your device is being detected by KIES then after applying, your phone won’t be detected in Official KIES Tool

Note: Please note that this is not the Official firmware released by Samsung Electronics Ltd. and also after applying this update you will not be able to make use of KIES tool as this is the beta firmware. The only way you can install the firmware is with the Odin which we have mentioned in this article.


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 S GT I9000 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Please note that this applicable is only applicable for all the users of Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 only, this update should not be applied to any other phones apart from this even if they have similar phone model numbers like I9000B or I9000T etc.

Rooting Information:

  • Applying this firmware doesn’t need the device to be rooted.
  • just in case if you have already rooted the device then after applying this update the rooting access will be revoked.
  • We will soon be coming up with the Rooting article wherein you can root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJVU 2.3.6 Gingerbread Firmware.

So, let’s head to the next page where we will check out on what are the things you need to follow before following the procedure so as to facilitate safer updation of firmware update.

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