Update Galaxy Ace S5830M to WHLF2 Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware [Peru]

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830M received an official Android 2.3.6 firmware update – S5830MWHLF2. Galaxy Ace S5830M equipped with 800 MHz ARM 11 and 278MB of RAM that not meet official requirement of Android 4.0 ICS, so don’t wait for it and go for this latest Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread release. This stock ROM comes with several bug fixes, security enhancement and performance improvement. This is also good for unroot or unbrick Galaxy Ace S5830M.

The latest Android 2.3.6 ICS build S5830MWHLF2 originally rolled out for consumers in Peru but you can use it too if you living other part of the world. All you required to do, change the default language to your native language after the installation process (path: Settings >> Locale and text).



This ROM and the guide below are compatible only and only with Galaxy Ace S5830M variant. It’s not compatible with other Galaxy Ace variants or with any other device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone.

In this article we will guide you to install S5830MWHLF2 official firmware update in Galaxy Ace, model number S5830M. 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 S5830M . However, in this process you will 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 WHLF2 Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: 2012-08-02
Regions: Peru


We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of installing this official firmware update on Galaxy Ace GT-S5830M variant. 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. If not then you should download and install Kies from Samsung website.
  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 S5830MWHLF2 Android 2.3.6 official firmware update for Galaxy Ace GT-S5830M.

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