Galaxy Ace S5830

Galaxy ACE S5830 – Update with Official Value Pack XWKTQ 2.3.6 Firmware

Galaxy Ace LogoAre you worried of buggy Custom ROM Firmwares or say waiting for the stable stock firmware? Then over a period of this article we will be checking out on how you can upgrade your Galaxy ACE S5830 to the latest yet stable firmware which is officially released by Samsung Electronics. Though Samsung hasn’t officially rolled out this firmware in all the countries, this I already out in some select countries and the feedback of this firmware is pretty good and has no issues as of now. This all new stable Stock firmware for Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 is dubbed as XWKTQ which is the Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware update.

Over a period of last few months we saw on various custom ROM firmwares but this firmware is one of the best firmwares ever when we talk of Samsung released firmwares. Applying this firmware won’t need your device to be on the rooted firmware but yes just in case if your phone is on the rooted firmware, then the root access will be revoked. We will very soon be coming up with a detailed guide which will help you root on this Value Pack Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy ACE S5830 should be backed up so that just in case if the data gets corrupted / deleted the same can be easily restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup the data with the help of KIES as it may not detect this firmware since Samsung has released this update in select countries only as of now.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, 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

  • From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging, ensure that the USB debugging option is ticked. Ensure that the minimum charge left is not less than 30% or else the device is at risk of getting turned off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Uninstall or Disable all the security suites installed in your computer & Phone as these tools interrupt the firmware update process.

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can now head over to the next step where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.

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