Download and install the latest XWKTZ Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread official firmware on Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 Smartphone. Samsung recently rolled out thefirmware for several countries. The latest firmwarebuild version is S5570XWKTZ. The Galaxy Mini S5570 was released back in the year 2011 with Android 2.2 Froyo and receiving Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread from the middle of the previous year. There is no news about any Jelly Bean update for the device. If you not yet updated your device to this latest official firmware, then you can now update the XWKTZ Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread using our simple tutorial below. You can check latest available firmware for your device through OTA (over the air) from Settings-About Phone-Software Update.
If your Galaxy Mini S5570 already running on the Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, then you can only expect few bug fixes and performance enhancement with this latest firmware update. It is always recommended to update device to the latest available firmware.
So, want to update your Galaxy Mini S5570 to the latest XWKTZ Android 2.3.6 Gingerbreadfirmware? For official process, either you can go for OTA update by following the above mentioned path or download and update firmware through the Samsung Kies utility. However, most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, in this article you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the latest Android 2.3.6 XWKTZ firmware on your Galaxy Mini S5570 through Odin.
"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Follow all the pre-requisites, procedures and steps carefully to avoid breaking your phone".
Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread S5570XWKTZ Official Firmware Download List
Samsung rolled out the firmware for the following countries. The firmware which are unbranded or not locked to any carrier, no matter of which country or region, can be flashed on any Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 model.
Nordic Countries: S5570XWKTZ_S5570OXFKT5_NEE.zip
Italy (h3g): S5570XWKTZ_S5570HUIKT7_HUI.zip
United Kingdom (Carphone Warehouse): S5570XWKTZ_S5570CPWLL1_CPW.zip
Czech Republic (vodafone): S5570XWKTZ_S5570VDCKT2_VDC.zip
Ireland (emobile): S5570XWKTZ_S5570EIRKT2_EIR.zip
Ireland (meteor): S5570XWKTZ_S5570METKT2_MET.zip
Czech Republic: S5570XWKTZ_S5570XEZKS1_XEZ.zip
[Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available]
Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power
Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
Points to be noted:
If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM
Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery
After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must follow before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points. Now, go through the below tutorial to install Android 2.3.6 S5570XWKTZ official firmware on Galaxy Mini S5570.
How to Install Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread Official Firmware on Galaxy Mini S5570 through Odin:
Download Android 2.3.6 XWKTZ Firmware for Galaxy Mini S5570 from the above list
Download Odin 3.07
Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Mini S5570 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Extract the downloaded Odin3.07 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.07.exe file as an administrator(Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
Now connect your Galaxy Mini S5570 to your computer via USB cable
In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and“Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension.tar.md5
In Odin screen, click on PDA button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension(The firmware file look something like: S5570XXDLJ5_S5570ODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)
Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.
Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
You can now disconnect your phone from compute
Congratulations, your Galaxy Mini S5570 is now updated to the latest and official XWKTZ Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware. Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above above tutorial, then your your Galaxy Mini should now running on the latest Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread build version XWKTZ. You can confirm thefirmware update from Settings-About Phone. So, explore the latest update on your device and share your experience with us and also let us know how you find the above tutorial using the comment section below.
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