Thursday, May 17, 2012

Upgrading Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 To Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDKQ8 Firmware.

Though there have been official 2.3.6 Firmware releases for Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 smartphone since the Q4 last year, official Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware for Galaxy Ace in India and Nepal has been recently released. Those who are interested can connect their galaxy ace to Samsung Kies and upgrade their firmware to latest GB version right away over the air (OTA). However, if you have a slow connection or don't want to upgrade via the Kies method then I will guide you through the step by step procedure of upgrading your galaxy ace with Froyo 2.2.1 or previous DDKQ5 firmware to Gingerbread 2.3.6. This latest software comes with security updates, speed and performance boost as well as better battery backup.

Thanks to the sammobile, Samsung users can get official firmwares for their devices and flash them on their device with the help of leaked firmware flashing utility known as Odin Mulitdownloader. Though this firmware doesn't have major updates in User Interface, you will find few changes at different places. Also, with this firmware you can easily read those Devanagari scripts as it can render Nepali, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil and other Indic  fonts very well. So, without delay let's load this latest firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 smartphone and enjoy the taste of Gingebread 2.3.6.

So, let's begin with the manual upgrade procedure. First of all download all these necessary things listed below from Samsung Galaxy Ace Downloads section on Roms & Utilities menu and then follow the instructions beneath to flash latest DDKQ8 firmware on your device. Note : Use password as yagyagaire whenever needed while downloading.

  • Samsung USB Drivers : These are needed to connect your device to your PC. Note that if you have installed Samsung Kies on your PC then these drivers are also installed automatically with it, so you don't need them.
  • S5830 Odin Multidownloader v4.38 : This is used to flash/upgrade firmwares.
  • Cooper_v1.OPS file : This file is needed each and every time you flash anything via Odin. It tell Odin how and in which order it should load a firmware to your device.
  • : Official Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware for Indian  Galaxy Ace.
Steps By Step Instructions On Upgrading Your Firmware To DDKQ8 :

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!
  1. Make sure you have all required things. Once you download the firmware from above, extract it and get a single S5830DDKQ8_S5830ODDKQ7_S5830DDKQ8_HOME.tar.md5 file.
    Password to extract is
  2. Run Odin Multidownloader for Galaxy Ace GT-S5830.
  3. Check One Package, Auto reboot and Protect OPS check boxes.
  4. Click on OPS button and Load Cooper_v1.0.ops file on it.
  5. Now go to the bottom and click on One Package button.
  6. Odin Settings for Flashing Firmware.
  7. Load the single S5830DDKQ8_S5830ODDKQ7_S5830DDKQ8_HOME.tar.md5 file in One Package field.
  8. Now, once odin is configured, power off your galaxy ace.
  9. Boot up your device in download mode (Press Volume Down + Home + Power button simultaneously).
  10. When your phone is in download mode, then connect it to your PC via USB Cable.
  11. Once connected in download mode, Odin will say Detected! And then you may press Start button.
  12. Wait for about 5-6 minutes for Odin to flash the firmware and then when it says PASS at the top left box, you may disconnect your device.
That's all. You have successfully upgraded your your Samsung Galaxy Ace with official Gingerbread 2.3.6 DDKQ8 firmware. Have a nice time using the latest android software on your device. Don't forget to share your views about this update as well as ask for help (if needed) at the comments below.

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