How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Y and install Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread

How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

If you are a owner of Samsung Galaxy Y S5360, then there is a good news for you, that new firmware has now leaked and this is Android 2.3.6 based firmware for Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 ─ XXKK6. In this due article I am presenting you the full procedure to update Samsung Galaxy Galaxy Y S5360 with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6.

This update comes at a time when some users have reported issues regarding the Wi Fi bug but this update seems to have worked pretty well for the users on Static IP.

Attention Readers: This is not an Official update released by Samsung Electronics and is the beta leaked version. It is very unfortunate that despite Galaxy Y phone being on the latest and official 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware, there are issues with the firmware.

Pre Requisites:

Don’t forget to back up your data. If you have synced the device with a Google account, then the contacts, calendar, Gmail, & select other Google-related data will not be lost and will come back after the next sync. However, you should backup anything you want to keep that is not stored on the SD card:

It would also be a good idea to backup everything stored on the SD card in the rare case the SD card must be formatted to resolve any major problems.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible in any manner if anything happens to your device as which is a very unlikely case if you follow each and every instruction carefully given in this article.

Requirement: Gingerbread XXKK6 2.3.6 Zip Package

Step by Step procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy Y and install Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update ROM on Samsung Galaxy Y

  • After Downloading Gingerbread package to your computer. Extract the same to the desktop so that it will be easier for you to locate the same.
  • In the process of extraction, you will be prompted to enter in the password, enter the password as “androidadvices.com” without the inverted comas.

 

  • Now match the extracted files with the below shown screen capture. Even if single file is missing then you need to check with the extraction process or the download process.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

  • Up next from the extracted files, you need to open the Odin executable file in your computer and turn Off the phone so that it can be entered into the download mode. The download mode can be entered by pressing Volume Down Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button.
  • Now in the download mode, connect the phone to the computer using the USB cable and then you need to wait for the ID : COM section in odin to turn yellow which will mean that all the drivers have been installed successfully and you are ready to select the files in the next step.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

  • Now, click on the “PDA” tab to choose the file named as “” from extracted folder and click on “start”. Once the firmware process is completed, the phone will be restarted after which you will be prompted to enter the Google Account credentials as well as select the language preferences.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

  • To check whether he firmware has been successfully updated or not, you need to go to the path “Applications > Settings > About Phone” where you will find the firmware version mentioned as xxkk6 2.3.6 Gingerbread version.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

  • After this, turn off the phone to get into the recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing  Center Key and press the Power Button. n the recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now option which will clear off all the cache data present in the phone.

If you follow this steps correctly then your Samsung Galaxy Y has been updated to new firmware Android 2.3.6. If you face any type of problem while doing this then simply tell us through comment section given below.

Via: androidadvices

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28 thoughts on “How to update Samsung Galaxy Y with Android 2.3.6 based firmware XXKK6: tutorial

  1. this is also fake ! my phone is all messed ip . stop posting these threads and wait for the official update from samsung !

    • Hi John,
      This is a tested method and I have already updated Galaxy Y to Android 2.3.6 firmware for my friends.

  2. The process failied on Odin, what was my mistake here ?

  3. i tried ur process but its saying “fail”

  4. Hey i upgraded my galaxy y young in 2.3.6 it so simple

  5. the update firmware stillhas issues. especially with the sd card…. it keeps getting unmounted from tym to time such that the ringtone and sms notifications keep getting back to default and the apps installed on sd keep dissapearing only to surface after rebooting and now they all keep stalling and crashing like its an art. the update has more issues than the stock firmware… will someone come to our rescue?

  6. Hey samsung wad relesing 4.0ics update for all galaxy phone in2012 3 month

  7. can i upgrade my galaxy y upto ics 4.0

  8. Is it possible to upgrade samsung galaxy y to Android 4.0 ?

  9. Guys! and tried to use in my galaxy young GT-S5360BUTKJ1 Brazilian and Fail! Oh plz help!!!

  10. i try and mess my phone now plz dont try this, this is totally fake and not working …

  11. plz help me i m trying to upgrade my galaxy y by following ur steps bt failed plz suggest me how can i upgrade my cell.??
    this message show’s odin when i try to upgrade
    Added!!
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:7)..
    File analysis..
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Leave CS..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    sbl.bin
    BcmCP.img

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

  12. THIS IS IT GUYS..

    FROM

    Android Version
    2.3.5
    Baseband Version
    S5360DXKI7
    Build Number
    Gingerbread.DXKI7

    PDA: S5360DXKI7
    PHONE: S5360DXKI7
    CSC: S5360DXKI7

    TO:

    Android Version
    2.3.6
    Baseband Version
    S5360DDKK1
    Build Number
    Gingerbread.DDKK1

    PDA: S5360DDKK1
    PHONE: S5360DDKK1
    CSC: S5360ODDKJ3

    i used the Odin3_v1.85 and my phone is detected by keis after updating the keis in that link…

    i’ll be checking on the changes.

  13. can i upgrade my galaxy y upto ics 4.0 ?

    • Right now there is no such custom ROM or OTA update to update Galaxy Y to ICS 4.0. I think its not possible with the kind of hardware of Galaxy Y to handle ANdroid ICS.

  14. hey!my galaxy y has already got android 2.3.6

  15. so all plz tell me the difference after url upgraded fr0m android 2.3.5 to 2.3.6

  16. I am buying galaxy y duos is it upgradable to ics. Or honeycomb

  17. from where to download gingerbird package?

  18. Galaxy y says:

    anyone knows where i can download the stock DXKI7 firmware for galaxy y? i badly need it. please help me.

  19. I JUST ROOTED MY PHONE SUCCESSFULLY BUT WHEN I FLASHED A CUSTOM ROM ON IT. WHEN REBOOTING IT ONLY SHOWS THE GALAXY Y LOGO! WHEN I TRIED TO FLASH THE ABOVE MENTIONED PAKAGE VIA ODIN IT WAS FAILED! NOW MY PHONE IS NOT RESPONDING! EVEN NOT THE GALAXY Y LOGO! ITS NOT EVEN GOING IN THE DOWNLOAD MODE! GUYZ PLEASE HELP ME! IM VERY WORIED ABOUT IT!
    THANKS

  20. How to update my galaxy y GT-S5360 to honeycomb firmware?please

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