Install XXLK3 Android 2.3.6 Firmware Update S5830i Galaxy ACE

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i in India received a new Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update. The latest rolled out official firmware update for this mid-range handset is S5830IXXLK3 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. The update is available over KIES as well as OTA (Over The Air) but if for some reason you can’t access it then read through this article for a manual update instruction. It’s always recommended to update your device with newer firmware update as it expected to comes with security fixes and performance improvements along with other fixes.

In this article we will guide you to install S5830IXXLK3 official firmware update in Galaxy Ace, model number S5830I. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 2.3.6 GB firmware in Galaxy Ace S5830I. 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 XXLK3 Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: 2012-11-30


This tutorial is only for Galaxy ACE, model number S5830i. 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


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Ace in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next stage of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash GB S5830IXXLK3 Android 2.3.6 official firmware update for Galaxy Ace S5830I.

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