Most awaited Android 2.3.5 gingerbread update for samsung galaxy s2 is released, finally first 2.3.5 update is ready to download. This latest firmware is named as XXKI3.
Firmware version: I9100XXKI3.
XX = Europe.
K = 2011.
I = September.
3 = Version.
As always this update is leaked by samfirmware.com and we can install it via Odin updating tool. although this update is in beta but have impressive performance. we have tested it and many other galaxy s2 users also reported that it is much better firmware
This update also comes with many improvements like latest swype and some new visual effects
What’s New in Android 2.3.5 XXKI3 Galaxy S2 Update
- It is First Android 2.3.5 Update for Galaxy s2
- New visual effect (You can see blue shade on bottom while scrolling down)
- Both System power saving and Custom power saving mode available
- Swype version 3.8.86
- Still no Gtalk Video inbuilt feature
How to install Android 2.3.5 XXKI3 Update on Samsung Galaxy S2 GTi9100
- First download xxki3 update file from this link | password = samfirmware.com
- Follow this guide carefully to install this firmware
how to install firmware on samsung galaxy s2
**Notes (don’t read without reading flashing guide)
- In Odin Select Re-Partition , Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time
- In Odin select these files
For PIT select u1_02_20110310_emmc_EXT4.pit
For PDA select CODE_I9100XXKI3_CL577579_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5
For PHONE select MODEM_I9100XXKI3_REV_02_CL1062028.tar.md5
For CSC select GT-I9100-CSC-MULTI-OXAKI3.tar.md5
- Enjoy Latest 2.3.5 firmware on your android device , we are really thankful to samfirmware and XDA forum for this update.
How to root XXKI3 firmware
For rooting lovers , we have another good news – this firmware also have a rooting method . As always we are using cf root modified kernel by chainfire . you can root your phone by following this guide
- Tell us how much you have enjoyed this update ? and if you have any other question about this galaxy s2 android 2.3.5 update then feel free to ask it via leaving comments below