XXLL3 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update that rolled out recently for Galaxy Y S5360 is now available for download. Many subscribers of Kyivstar and La Fleur already received OTA updates in Ukraine. You can also download XXLL3 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware using official utility KIES. If you can’t see the download link on KIES then continue reading our tutorial below for a manual tutorial. S5360XXLL3 Gingerbread is more of a bug fix and regular maintenance update. You can install XXLL3 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread on Galaxy Y S5360 using our detailed tutorial below. Please note, this is ODIN flashable firmware and not CWM recovery flashable. You can always root XXLL3 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 Y S5360 or unbrick Galaxy Y S5360 if brick happen because of software issue.
In this article we will guide you to install S5360XXLL3 official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy Y, model number S5360. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 2.3.6 firmware in Galaxy Y S5360. 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 XXLL3 Firmware Details:
Date: February, 2013
This tutorial is only for Galaxy Y, model number S5360. 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.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use 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 Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
- 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]
- Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Y in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
- 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 XXLL3 Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update for Galaxy Y S5360.
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