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Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Gets XXLK7 Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware [Installation].

Samsung has rolled out the latest Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) firmware update for Galaxy Ace 2 in the UK. The update XXLK7 Gingerbread is said to be more stable and bug-free than the previous firmware. Users can access the update via Samsung Kies or manual installation. To follow the latter users can check this tutorial.

XXLK7 firmware details:

PDA: I8160XXLK7

CSC: I8160BTULK7

Version: 2.3.6

Note:

* The device will lose installed custom ROM. It will be replaced by the stock official ROM

* The device will lose custom recovery

* The device will lose root

Pre-requisites:

* Ensure the device has at least 80 percent battery charge

* Install USB drivers for the Music device in PC

* Enable USB debugging

Files required:

(http://www.hotfile.com/dl/184255439/0b1b49a/I8160XXLK7_I8160BTULK7_BTU.zip.html) Android 2.3.6 I8160XXLK7 for Galaxy Ace 2

(http://www.mediafire.com/?7v7zor9d379emeg) Odin 3.07

To update Galaxy Ace 2 to I8160XXLK7 official firmware:

* Extract firmware and Odin zip files

* Switch the device off

* Put the device in Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons until you get a green robot on the screen)

* Open Odin and connect the device to PC in the Download mode. You will get a message saying "Added"

* If the device is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes turns yellow

* Choose the files that have to be flashed on the device

* Click on PDA and choose file CODE

* Click on Phone and choose file MODEM

* Click on CSC and choose file CSC

* Click on PIT and choose .pit

* In Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options

* Hit the Start button. Installation will now begin

* After installation, you will see a PASS message. Now, the device will reboot by itself and you will see the Samsung logo. You can now unplug the device from PC

Your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 should now be running Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread build XXLK7. You may verify the same by navigating to Settings > About phone.

[Source: (http://androidjinn.com/how-to-update-galaxy-ace-2-i8160-xxlk7-android-2-3-6-official-firmware.html) Android Jinn ]
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