Install Galaxy Beam I8530 UBLI1 Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware

The latest official firmware UBLI1 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread for Galaxy Beam I8530 is now available for download. Users in Brazil region already received the OTA update notification. Many already grab this firmware update from Samsung KIES, for those who have not received this update yet can follow our easy guide below to update your Galaxy Beam I8530 to this latest firmware. I8530UBLI1 Gingerbread is more of a bug fix and regular maintenance update. You can install UBLI1 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread on Galaxy Beam I8530 using our detailed tutorial below. Please note, this is ODIN flashable firmware and not CWM recovery flashable. You can always root UBLI1 Android 2.3.6 using proper root method later. It’s always advisable to update device to latest available firmware version. Official firmware is also good option to unroot Galaxy Beam I8530 or unbrick Galaxy Beam I8530 if brick happen because of software issue.

In this article we will guide you to install I8530UBLI1 official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy Beam, model number I8530. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 2.3.6 firmware in Galaxy Beam I8530. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.


Android 2.3.6 UBLI1 Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: February, 2013


This tutorial is only for Galaxy Beam, model number I8530. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
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
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Beam in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
  5. This installation guide use ODIN utility which work only in Windows OS. If you use Linux OS (such as Ubuntu) or Mac OS then use CrossOver Utility to run ODIN in your OS.

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash Gingerbread UBLI1 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update for Galaxy Beam I8530.

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