XXJVS Firmware- Update Galaxy S i9000 to Android 2.3.5

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  • Farhan Issa

    i use samsung i9000. i can’t make call but can receive incoming call but with the blank screen. this happen after upgrade the firmware from 2.2 to 2.3.6. using samsung kies.please help

  • vetha

    I tried flashing but it reboots at galaxy logo

  • Lino salaris

    stuck on set partition

    • Abhijeet Mishra

      Disconnect phone, remove battery and reinsert, start it up in download mode again, then repeat the procedure from step 7.

  • Amy

    OMG you’re an absolute star!! I changed my rom and I had been trying for a week to get my phone back to its original rom, You’re a legend, definitely recommending this to my friends if they need it :) Thanks!

  • sunil

    thanxxx a lot………..u save my phone ….

  • ik

    i tried and worked fine,just wanna know after updating does it make phone free too ?

  • SGS1

    Hi please help my is not working now. After i finish upgrade firmware of my galaxy S to gingerbread firmware and its pass on Odin then after that it reboots and it turns off and now i cant open my phone.. Please help me its a big problem for i have only my galaxy S.

  • Unknown

    SAVED.MY.LIFE!!!!!!!!

  • prashant gupta

    hey ..plz solve my problam,
    i have sumsumg galaxy s GT-I9000. He is not runing download and Recovery Mode. And my android 2.2.0 plz update my android…..help me plz..

  • Brevvo

    Would this work with my phone being rooted onto android v2.2.1?
    Info on my phone:
    Firm V. 2.2.1
    Baseband version: I9000BVJP4
    Kernel version: 2.6.32.9 Rooat@DELL104 #1
    Build: FROYO. BVJS4

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes, it should.

  • samer

    very good and many thanks

  • http://www.rackmountsales.com/ Industrial LCD

    I will soon come out with this fix.

     

  • http://twitter.com/bozhinovski Zoran Bozhinovski

    Works great :) Ty

  • Shreshth mohan

    My phone is heating when using internet and while charging….what to do…

  • Btnhng08

    great, worked for me! now runin on 2.3, hope the problem i had with the phone gets fixed after this, since it was the only reason why i got to this link

  • Marijan Gavran005

    when i go to recovery mode it asks me to confirm password 

    • Epostolache

      Please help!  I have the same problem

      • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

        Try to enter password 10-12 times and see of resets. And, go to recovery mode and do factory reset.

  • David68

    Thanks guys for the clear instructions.
    The upgrade worked perfectly!

  • Bing1617

    Fantastic! Easy guide, everything works like a dream. Thank you :)
     

  • Saasta

    Hey! I installed this correctly but i cannot connect to internet anymore on my phone. Whats prob?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Fill in your carrier’s APN settings in network settings.

  • Na

    what program does the .rar file use to open?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Use 7-zip software, it’s free and nice.

  • Pa

    I cannot extract 
    I9000XXJVS.rar, I have tried a few times using different programs but each time they fail to extract, is there another way I can get these files.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Better redownload it. And make sure you try with 7-zip software.

      • Pa

        tried it says error in encryption and asks if I have the right password

        • randyroll

          “(password: samfirmware.com)”

      • Btnhng08

        i tried win rar and worked fine

  • A_robelalex

    Thank u guys finally a healthy site which actually helps u

  • Rahul Gunda

    the update has installed but the phone is not restarting
     

  • RaZZoR

    Thanks! i rooted a SGS 2.3.3 and something went wrong and i deleted the cache files so i could factory reset :( but this sole my problemes, ty

  • Kenny au

    very very good, man.  I love you.

  • tamanoy

    hi kapil! this update was really perfect! i’ve been using it for almost 2 months and everything’s working fine. thank you for these!!!

    by the way, i have a question. everytime i had a phone call on-going, i’m just curious, why i can’t open any apps? i can’t even send an sms unless i have a txt msg received and that’s the time that i could send an sms.

    may i ask, is there any way or any other apps on the market that allow us “android users” to open any apps or even sending an sms, etc. while phone call is on-going?

    thanks kapil! and more power!

      

  • Gilles

    Does it work with a GT-I9001?

  • Seanfak

    why i can’t get into downloading mode ? i tried , volume down + home + power already , it just get me into the normal booting mode . help !

    • tamanoy

      hi mate! you need a usb jig just like me.. try to search on youtube. g’luck!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=657405589 Ken Roger Lindekleiv

    Hmm, it looks like there is something wrong after I did this. Everything works perfectly during your install, but when I restart the phone it just runs the “intro” animation and stands there with the large S pulsing.

    Any tips ?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Wait for 10 mins for it to boot and then try again if it doesn’t work.

      • Rajatguptarajat321

        can i install android on my wave through your process

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          No. No chance.

  • Dr Fox3

    after i hit the start button  the setup stopped at the setupconnection step..!! what should i do ..!? can u help me please

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Reboot your phone and enable USB Debugging Mode under settings – applications – development.

  • jorge levano

    If i want to restore to factory settings, Will I lost the ROM installed?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      If you install xxjvs from above, you’ll lost your current from. Flashing the above will install jvs as new firmware and everything that was before that should get removed.

    • jorge levano

      Thank you. Now I have xxjvs, Can I install android 4.0 in my SGS?

  • jorge levano

    Excellent, Im from spain I have SGS Eclair and I a install this firmware with odin without any problem.

  • Beautifulgirl1974

    is this update suport arabic language

  • Jamaker21

    hi, 
    the flash worked fine, but the phone is now asking for a password which must be a generic one as i’ve never entered one on it myself , can you point me in the right direction please?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Did you set a password for sim card earlier?

  • Gwymember

    The image from step 11 does not correspond with the directions from step 10: re-partition is unticked!

    • Kapil Malani

      That’s an error. Screenshot is misleading.. sorry for that. Pls use pit file and select Re-Partition checkbox.

  • Jassis7

    i flash i9000 phone no network please help me any body

    • Sujal Mnd

      i am facing the same problem 2…

  • Rockirythms

    I tried to upgrade mine with this software. I got stuck in ODIN and process had to be aborted. I removed the battery and now phone is completely dead – unresponsive. Doesn’t charge or turn on in any way at all. Any help what I should do?

    • tamanoy

      you did something wrong during flashing mate..in your case, you need a usb jig to fix it first and then try flashing again. you can search on youtube regarding USB JIG. g’luck!

  • marvz

    just upgraded to android 2.3.5. 

    works great!!! 

    Thanks Kapil!

    More power!!!

    • Kapil Malani

      Thanks!!!

  • Wiglet09

    hi kapil! i have a situation here. after flashing android 2.3.5 and root cwm i can’t no longer connect to our wifi with WEP security. but my friends wifi with WPA/WPA2 PSK security, i could easily connect with it. no problem.

    please give me some tips here. i really don’t know what to do to connect with our own wifi with WEP security.

    so strange right?hehe! thanks buddy!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yeah.. that’s strange. I don’t know what to do.. really. I never got this sort of prob.

      • Wiglet09

        OMG!!!!!! i’m so sorry mate, my brother just gave me the wrong password..now i’m already connected to our wifi with WEP security. sorry guys,,thanks kapil anyway..thanks for these efforts..you deserves cases of beer!!!!!! thumbs up!!!

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Hehe…. no probs. Give your brother my regards, anyway.

          Btw, there will be one more cool rom (a custom one, not by Samsung) running Android 4.0, called AOKP Rom. We’ll cover it tomorrow. I would recommend you to try it. And you can revert back to xxjvs anytime using the above guide.

          See ya!

  • Pmdm

    I got problem with my SGS after upgrading. For most of the time everything works great, but one, two times a week, i cannot get my phone out of stand-by mode. Normally you press ‘home’ button and LCD turns on, then you can unlock it. My LCD stays black, but phone is still working. I can hear it ringing and i can pick up the calls. The only way to solve the problem is removing battery. It happens completely randomly. I don’t remember certain actions after it happens. I just leave my phone and when i come back and want to use it, i can’t. Did anyone similar problem?

  • Arvind_arsenal1996

    My fone cannt on. Help

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Oh.. your problem skipped my attention.. how is your device now? And which one was it, you sure it was galaxy S model number i9000, and not i9003?

  • Bilal Althaf

    Great Tutorial Sir. Hats off :)

  • tamanoy007

    hi kapil! i can’t be able to connect wifi..its always “obtaining ip address – secured with wep”. pls help! i need your advice..tnx alot

    • tamanoy007

      sorry guys, i made a mistake. i flash it again and my wifi now is working fine and perfect. 

  • Zwartje

    How long should the flashing take, an hour and half under way now and it still only shows: Set Partition

  • Jatt Xiss

    can u tell me this update give any type of wifi prob

    • Mie

      i think this rom more better than ics bcoz no wifi problem. but ics is better in vibrating than gingerbread.

    • tamanoy007

      no my friend.

  • Raul Oja

    Thanks a lot!

  • Raul Oja

    Hi, I want to install this 2.3.5 but odin does not recognize the SGS after I have pressed Wol UP+H+P. Computer recognize very well when phone is working. I turned off all kies stuff from Task manager but nothing. What to do?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      It’s Volume DOWN + H + P, to go to download mode, when computer will recognize your phone.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/LR6TSJMAYJQO4437ANKK6DIOLU adrian

    GREAT Tutorial!! Done it and tested!!! Step by step guide is totally great!!! The product is OK!!!

  • Ragu Ruba

    Thanks my phone working great

  • Saheq505

    Is there a copy in Arabic?

  • Akaash_93

    The I900xxjvs download link is working, however all the files seem to be corrupt. Do you have another download link perhaps? 

  • Moh A

    Hi Kapil and All,nnThis tutorial is GREAT! I’m new to Android ( I bought my SGS exactly a month ago ) and this is my first flashing too….It works perfectly! I just followed all the instructions and BOOM…I got Gingerbread 2.3.5. LAYAR is the only Apps missing but it doesn’t worry me at all. My next flashing is….ICS/Android 4.0 :-). Thanks Alot for Kapil and the Developers whom working hard for this firmware. I will post again later after next flashing :-)

    • Moh A

      Note: LAYAR wasn’t installed automatically, so I found it and installed it manually :-). Also the good thing after everything’s done, the phone is not rooted. So, I think the warranty is still applied :-)

  • Karwandlshad76

    I like this version

  • Maximilian Frisch

    Hey,nit seems to be a very useful tutorial! I got my I9000 stock with O2 branding.nAfter flashing CF-Root to root it, my Phone gives me:nPDA:i9000XWJVInPHONE:i9000XXJVOnCSC:i9000VIAJV3nActual Android is 2.3.3 !nCan I directly update this ROM to 2.3.5 with this tutorial from my branded version tou00a0 the unbrandet one? I heart something about another sale code?nThanks much!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes I think you can.

      • Maximilian Frisch

        okay, everything worked fine! Thanks alot!

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Osum :D

  • ahmad

    wow thankssssss very very much

  • nab

    Hi, im new to flashing and rooting stuff… id like to ask u guys… is it ok, when i update my phone from version 2.3.4 XXJVQ (not XXJVS just like in the tutorial up there) to 2.3.5 XXJVS

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes, it’s okay.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      It’s okay. Update without worries. Just for info, latest update with couple of new features is xxjvu — we’ve guide and download links covered, so just search for it here in case you wanna try it.

  • S-i-p2010

    u son of a bitch it’s a 2.3.4 not 2.3.5 u gay wad!!screw u!!be a man

  • NooM_GAGA

    I install this rom. My galaxy s ask password when I turn on it

    • Altarf

      Had the same problem, entered my SIM code and it worked

  • Borna707

    hey man i got a problem. My samsung galaxy s yust stops with updaten Added!!n Odin v.3 engine (ID:7)..n File analysis..n SetupConnection..n Initialzation..n Set PIT file..n DO NOT TURN OFF TARGET!!nand nothing happendsnpls help thx

    • Borna707

      lol nvm i was going throw other comments and found same problem yust I yust retarted my phone and pc and used another usb port :DnThx :D

      • Borna707

        restarted*

  • Omar

    Hi Kapil this will be my first update so i have a few questionsn1. If i do this update will my internal memory be wiped? n2. Can i do this update from 2.1 stock without the need of any update? n3. Can i do this update with root installed and a lagfix? nHope to hear from u soon.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Hi. I’m an lfc fan too ;)nn1. You’ll loose your apps and data. But won’t loose anything on sdcard. n2. You can update from Android 2.1/2.2.nn3. Yes. No need to remove root or lagfix. These will get removed automatically.

      • Omar

        Thanks for the quivk reply much appreciated ;)

      • Omar

        Hi again lol but i have a problem i cannot get my phone into download mode using the 3 button combo is there any other way to do it

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Use USB Jig — search for it on local eBay or try buying it from any local store. It costs around $2-5. Search YouTube for how to use it.

          • Omar

            Thanks for that but my mate just told me another way that is to use android sdk can i use that or will i have to buy a jig

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Whichever method works, follow that. ;)

          • Omar

            hey kapil if i update via kies do i have to remove root and lagfix???

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Yes.

          • Omar

            wow that was a quick answern

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            :)

          • Omar

            so if im being annoying but i want to make sure everything goes right what will happen if i do have a lagfix installed and update via kiesnn

          • Omar

            i meant sorry

          • Omar

            i updated via kies worked fine :)n

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Cool !!

          • Omar

            hikapil sincemyupdateviakies whenitrytoinstall somethingonmyfromfromthemarket itrestarts

          • Omar

            Never mind its fixed

          • Omar

            so if im being annoying but i want to make sure everything goes right what will happen if i do have a lagfix installed and update via kies

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Kies will not recognize your device. Simple. It won’t update. You can try it yourself.

          • Omar

            it did recognize it

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Oh. Better not try it. I’ve never done it. Better disable lagfix from recovery.

          • Omar

            how do i do that??? i have ryanza’s oneclicklag fix and it says i dnt have it installed because the memory things dont match so i cant unistalll and i cant install because i only have 4mb of memory left

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Then you don’t have it installed. So, don’t bother.nnTo clean everything, simply install the xxjvs from above. Forget everything else and restore your phone to Android 2.3.5 with above.

          • Omar

            k tar

  • Gova64

    I need the confirm password from the xxjvs firmware

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      samfirmware.com

      • Gova64

        thx 

  • JesseSkipper8

    Hey, Kapil

    I followd your instuctions but it dosent seem to be working so i dont know what iv done, odin is stuck on Set Partition. iv tried redoing it again but it always gets stuck on Set Partition and in the message box it says DO NOT TURN OFF TARGET!! at one time i left it for lik an hour an nothing happend.

    I hope that you can help me!!!

    Thanks

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Restart PC and phone both. Then try again. Also try another usb port on PC.

      • JesseSkipper8

         
        yeh i jst done all that a stil no change also after awile my phone screen blacks out while still in download mode, could this be the problem? i also noticed that in your instructions it says to add s1_odin_20100512.pit to the PIT tab and to make sure Re-partition is ticked but in the screen shot u have provided Re- Partition is not ticked and PIT tab is empty?

        sorry if i just being a dumb ass lol i havent done this before :)

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Ohh… use the pit file. And then, select the re-partition checkbox.

          • JesseSkipper8

            thanks for your fast replys :)
            i already done that aswell and just tryd it again still no change and then  my phone doesent start. i also tryd not  ticking re- patition even tho i no u hav to, and i get a pass and my phone starts normaly but no update. so at least my phns not stuffd, but id relly like this to work so i can get ICS after. so i dont know what else i can do :(
             

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            What’s your current firmware’s build number? Check in settings – about phone.

          • JesseSkipper8

            it only boots up if i pull the battery out and then start again but leave the re- parition un ticked then it starts up normaly but no update. my firmware version 2.3.3

          • JesseSkipper8

            sorry i think this is my build number GINGERBREAD.XWJVH

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            See, install root and cwm from here on xwjvh — http://www.theandroidsoul.com/how-to-root-xwjvh-android-2-3-3-rom-for-galaxy-s-i9000/
            When you get cwm, you can continue to CM7 and then ICS. No need for xxjvs.
            I still don’t know why Odin is not working for you :(

          • JesseSkipper8

            il give that a go. thanks alot for all of your help:)

          • JesseSkipper8

            Hey, sorry but 1 more question wher abouts can i find CM7? cus the only 1 i found on this site said it is only compatible with Sprint’s Galaxy S2 — pic 4G Touch. so i dont no if its the right 1. sorry man:)

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            It’s linked in the ICS post. Please follow the ICS post since it has all the links.

            ICS – http://www.theandroidsoul.com/android-4-0-update-for-galaxy-s-i9000-custom-rom/
            CM7 – http://www.theandroidsoul.com/cyanogenmod-7-cm7-samsung-galaxy-s/

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            What’s the build number, pls?

          • JesseSkipper8

            i Just tried it one more time and it says in the message box Can’t open the serial(Com) port. while still stuck on set-partition. i hope this means some thing to you :0

            Thanks for your help so far:) 

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            It’s booting up, right? If yes, check and tell me what’s your current firmware’s build number? Check in settings – about phone.

  • Ah_elmbaz

    Hi 
    what do support language farsi?

  • Igorkit

    Hi Kapil,

    I followed your instruction and I upgraded my SGS to XXJVS firmware. After that I root my phone and I installed CM7 as per your guides. Everything went well. Thanks for your well written guides.

    My question is: Can I use the same procedure for installing XXJVS firmware from CM7 using Odin? 

    Thanks.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes, Of course. You can install xxjvs from any version of android or from any rom, using that very guide.

  • saran

    Hi kapil

    My sgs has android version 2.3.3 baseband version ddjv5. can i upgrade it to ics 4.0.1 directly ? kindly help.

    thank u.
     
     

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      If you have cwm installed on your firmware (ddjv5), you’re good to go.

  • tamanoy007

    hi buddy! i want to install and root this android 2.3.5 version and i did downloaded all the requirements..but 1 thing i couldn’t do is to make my phone into “downloading mode”.. i’m sick of this for i’m been trying to do the procedure by pressing and holding this keys together (volume down + home + power)..huh! i’m tired and disappointed for its been 3 days that i’m trying to make it into “download mode..” i also tried to removed my simcard hoping that its gonna work but still, nothing happens..i need your help buddy!!!! i don’t know what to do next….before i’d installed kies but now that i’m going to flash 2.3.5, so i uninstalled it..please anyone..need help here..tnx alot!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      I think download mode is disabled on your phone, then. maybe you should buy those $2-5 costing USB Jig at local ebay site, to enter your Galaxy into download mode.

      • tamanoy007

        tnx for the tip! but how can i use it? is there any other way to enter my galaxy into download mode without buying or something? tnx buddy!

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Search YouTube for this — it’s very easy thing, btw ;)

  • Rabi Shrestha

    Hi kapil

    I am using Samsung Galary S GT-I9000 where Android version was: 2.3.2. Can i upgrade it to JVS directly from above guide?

    thnx.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yep. Without any worries.

  • Kimmers0315

    Worked perfectly!  One question, should I now do a hard reset/wipe data?  One web site says to do this…

    Thanks so much!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      No need for that.

  • Coxy365

    Many thanks , never done a firmware upgrade before , just upgraded from FROYO , followed the instructions , no problems at all , once I had Odin installed and the firmware on my desktop whole thing took about 5 mins . Brilliant 

  • Shameemk

    hi,
     When i tried this procedure on my I9000, a few seconds after i click START from odin, the I9000 screen blacksout.. i don’t see any progress anywhere.. 

     please help. 

    Shameem 

  • John Citezen

    asks for password when flashing finished whats the password!!!!

  • Luciano

    Servi para o GT-I9000B?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      No.

  • Shivam Meghani

    Is SAMSUNG Galaxy S i9000 available anymore?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      I searched for you on ebay.in and found this one:

      “Check out this item I found on eBay:

      Samsung Galaxy S i9000 in excellent condition.Gingerbread 2.3.5 +Rooted+Lagfixed

      Link: http://www.ebay.in/itm/Samsung-Galaxy-S-i9000-excellent-condition-Gingerbread-2-3-5-Rooted-Lagfixed-/230713833052
      (Sent from eBay Mobile for Android)”

      I would suggest you to check ebay.in regularly. It seems costly there btw now that the prod has stopped. Even dual-core used Atrix 4g is selling for Rs.17K. For used sgs i9000, I think up to Rs.15K is good. And no point in buying a new one, buy a used S2 in its place, for some Rs.22-23K.

  • Yanacaballero

    mine didn’t work

  • Leon

    Hi
    Firstly thanks for all the effor you have gone to…it is appreciated by us all. Secondly, How long should this take? My Galaxy S has been sitting on the download page for hours and has still not completed….help?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      It doesn’t take more than 10 mins, so, just retry.

  • johnlei

    Hey I did everything above for my phone, wifi works, but I can’t get network… :(
    Do I repeat the process?thanks

    GT-I9000

    2.3.5

    I9000XXJVS

    2.6.35.7-I9000XXJVS-CL565837
    SE.infra@SEP:disqus -73 #2

    GINGERBREAD.XXJVS

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Make sure you have inserted the sim card correctly.

      • johnlei

        Cool I got it! Thanks!
        I think I just had the data network disabled… :S

  • Meetfamily Mine

    I am using Samsung Galary S GT-I9000 where Android version was: 2.3.3. But suddely my mobile automatically got Swithed off and It’s not even starting. What should I do in such case? Plz reply me if anyone knows the solution. My email id is: meetfamily.mine@gmail.com. Your kind co-operation is Invited.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Follow the guide above and install the xxjvs firmware. You’ll be okay.

  • Shivam Meghani

    I’m Updating my SGS for the First time..

    So do I need to Check Re-Partition?
    Hope to get a reply! :)

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com Shivam

      Yes, because we’re using the ‘*.pit*’ file, you must check the Re-Partition box.

  • Parsa Deejay

    hi tanks but h have got some problem in connecting to wifi do me a favour ask my question parsa.,

  • the fly

    worked a treat, thanks very much!!

  • amir elmbaz

    Hi.
    First thanks:)
    but i upgrade my phone to this version i havnot persian language?
    please tell me how i have persian/iran language in my phone?
    email : ah_elmbaz@yahoo:disqus .com

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Persian language is not available by default. To have it on XXJVS, you’ll need to root it and install ClockWorkMod recovery on it, and then flash a separate .zip file to get farsi/persian language.

      Interested?

  • laush

    Thanks :)

  • Invisibleboy

    Maybe a stupid question but updating from 2.1 will succeed to 2.3.5? Hope to get an answer.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes, it should succeed. And hey, it’s not a stupid ques.
      :)

      • Invisibleboy

        Thanks Kapil!..

  • Sybren Bouwman

    thanks

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      :)

  • Dashinmirza

    THANKS A LOT DUDE, :D

  • Gamezone888

    dude after reboot what is the password on phone????

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      No password. Press next.

  • Miguelhgsomes

    Hi,

    just flashed my GT I9000 to 2.3.5(XXJVS), and lost the 3G, any ideias?

    thank you.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Insert APN settings for your network, under Mobile Network settings.

    • Miguelhgsomes

      got it working, I needed to rewrite my APN settings.

      cheers.

  • mike

    and from 2.2.1 to 2.3.5. when i installed 2.2.1 i checked re-partition (512 pit). do i have again to check re-partition and do i have to turn on usb debuggini

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Do as said in the guide above. Don’t do anything else. When you select 512 pit file, you have to keep re-partition checked.

  • rhythm07

    is it ok to update from 2.3.3 to 2.3.5???
    thanks =]

    galaxy s GT i9000

  • Harish Br

    Hi Kapil. When will you lead us down the path toward XXJVT and beyond?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      XXJVT is little bit ugly, so we didn’t share it. Is there any other new firmware?

      • Harish Br

        Not that I have heard.  It would be wonderful if we could move directly to ICS!!

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Making an ICS firmware is Samsung’s job man. We just write a guide in how to install a firmware when it leaked on the internet.

  • Sotblurboy

    I need some help. After I did the rom flashing my phone couldn’t be started. Any solution please?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Try again.

      I’m you assuming you are trying it on the right phone — Samsung Galaxy S gt-i9000.

      • Sotblurboy

        I did the wrong thing before that, now is working fine. Hehee but the only problem is the Chinese input is gone. Anyways to get it back please?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

    Dear Kapil

    This is regarding the Swipe issue.
    I checked the language settings. It was all languages selected.
    I deselect all and select only UK English.

    But still the problem is same…

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com Shivam

      Well, I still think the problem its with language only. Happened to me too.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

        Dear Shivam, Thanks for your reply
        I found the problem.

        Directly swipe language change didnt work but,
        Settings > Applications > Running Services >Swipe >settings > Select Locale
        Change the language here..

        It fixed the problem !

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Cool! Btw, I think you went to settings only, by another route. Anyway, if it ever occurs to other users and the 1st solution doesn’t work, I’ll be quick to hand out your solution to them. :D

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

            Dear Kapil

            What is the quick route to Swipe settings ?

          • Patrick

            Is there any other way to get the chinese input working please?

  • Sean Curran

    Hi Kapil, can I update to XXJVS from ZWJV4 without harm?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes.

  • Daryllcute_29

    hi kapil, i bought this sgs gt-i9000 from dubai country im now on the philippines, how can i root my sgs 2.3.3, i9000JXJV6, kernel v 2.6.35.7-i9000JPJV6-CL233266 mobilus MEA-03 #4 that i just updated to my kies? and can i update it to XXJVS? can it harm my phone? a reply will be a big thanx man!Like
    Reply

  • Daryllcutee_29

    hi kapil, i bought this sgs gt-i9000 from dubai country im now on the philippines, how can i root my sgs 2.3.3, i9000JXJV6, kernel v 2.6.35.7-i9000JPJV6-CL233266 mobilus MEA-03 #4 that i just updated to my kies? and can i update it to XXJVS? can it harm my phone? 

    a reply will be a big thanx man!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Yes, you can update to xxjvs and root the xxjvs. I’ve done this many many times and it hasn’t hurt my phone.

      When you’ll install, xxjvs your apps and their data will get lost.

      Regards,

      Kapil Malani
      [www.theandroidsoul.com]

  • Sean Curran

    Forgive me if thats a silly question, im still trying to get my head around everything. If I wanted to flash to Miui or CM7 what would I need to do?

  • Sean Curran

    Hi can I flash from ZWJV4 to this on my i9000?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

    Hi Kapil,

    I’m using i9000 and with Froyo and upgraded to 2.3.4 through Kies.
    I have few thing to clarify

    1) My current F/W is I9000XXJVQ. Kies says its the latest version. Will 2.3.5 (I9000XXJVS) compatible  with my phone ?

    2). If I flash my phone through Odin will I able to use Kies for future updates ?

    3). Is the 2.3.5 still has the lagging problem that i have with my 2.3.4 ?

    Thanks you

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      1. It’s compatible.

      2. I think to be compatible with Kies updates, your phone should run the latest firmware available for your region. Since your region has xxjvq available as latest firmware officially, flashing back to jvq should make Kies happy. But, if you flash jvq with different csc file, there might be problem, so I can’t say it would work perfectly.

      3. If you install lots of apps, the phone will slow down and will lag too. Only Galaxy S2 is the phone currently available which would not lag.

      Note: I’ve found xxjvs to be the best firmware for Galaxy S1 — and I use that only on mine. Xxjvt is also out but I don’t like the blue overscroll it got almost everywhere quite wrong.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

        Wow! Thanks for your Quick reply!

        1). Thanks
        2). If someday XXJVS available with Kies will I able to continue with Kies update again ?
        3). What is the best Lag fixing software you recommend for I9000 ?

        sorry for lots of questions

        • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

          Don’t worry to much, man. Install JVS and live a happy life. When you need Kies compatibility, flash xxjvq back. I think lagfixes and custom ROMs do not help much. JVS is wonderful and faster than any lagfix I have tried, and that includes almost every lagfix out there.

          Hope it solves your probs :D

          • Jareilo

            ..so true..xxjvs alone is the best than the other custom roms..thats my opinion…:)..

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

            Thanks Kapil!

            I’ll do it and give you the feedback!

            Thanks again!

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

            Dear Kapil

            I flashed my phone and everything is working fine!
            Thank you very much !

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            :D You’re always welcome here.

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2233C4J7AYIR2RFQ44J2KMBBLE Ruki

            Small Problem Kapil
            The Swipe Keyboard is not giving right words
            for example
            when i type “how are you”
            It comes as Hoe are tast”
            for “Where is my car” as “Wekere is nu var”

            Why this happens ?

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Change language — swipe across space bar.

  • Anonymous

    i have a big problem with my i9000 i have format it and now i can’t turn it on
    can i bring him to life with that one?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Install the XXJVS again by booting into download mode and follow each step correctly. Don’t worry, it will be okay.
      On Oct 15, 2011 10:16 AM, “Disqus”

  • Steffen

    Ik heb alle stappen netjes gevolgd, alleen hij blijft naar mijn idee wel erg stil..Er staat nu al een kwartier links in het vak Message: SetupConnection..Kan iemand mij vertellen of dit hoort, of dat er iets verkeerd is.

  • Jarkko Suominen94

    odin wasnt working with me when i started it with administrator, but when i opened it normally it worked. (if someone have same problem) :)

  • Noone2

    Hi Kapil, thank you for your answer!
    Can I just ask 2 more things please:
    1) Really irritating on my DarkyRom 10.2 is that when I open Contacts/Phone/Msgs for the first time it takes like 3 sec blackscreen at least to open them. After that they are in cash or RAM and they open instanteneously. But after some time, they are killed automatically I guess, and again when I open Contacs – 3 sec lag time, which is so irritating. Same happens with other things like manage apps or similar.
    Is stock 2.3.5 having Contacts to a non kill list or something, so when you use them you don’t have to wait everytime.

    2) I remember when I was on stock 2.1 even, I have Facebook sync, and when I open Contacts and tab Activities – I can see my Facebook contact, or just some Facebook activities happening. Is this working with 2.3.5?

    P.S. I have a friend with 2.2.1 original stock, and she hasn’t done any customizations to her phone, and doesn’t have a lot of programs installed -> and her phone runs way much smoother than mine 2.3.4 customer rom……. ;(
    Hope all will be ok when I flash custom 2.3.5 next week.

  • Harish

    Incredibly detailed, and works like a charm!!!  thanks a ton Kapil

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Thnx :-)

  • Noone2

    Hi , I am on Darky 10.2, which is 2.3.4. Should I wipe cash, dalvik cashe etc… Or is just the guide enough to do all.

    Thanks in advance!

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Guide is enough.

  • Wolverine X

    hi please if u can help me in this after i made software and every things is right it’s not working at all wat can i do in this

  • rob

    Sorry for the stupid noob question, but does upgrading this way wipe anything?  I’ve backed up, but if all my apps/contacts/settings get wiped, the missus will be peeved.

    • http://www.facebook.com/armstrongx Andrew Armstrong

      you can backup contacts, messages, logs etc. using MyBackup, or if your current firmware is rooted then you can backup everything using Titanium Backup. yes re-flashing wipes everything.

      • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

        Thanks Andrew for helping people out here… i had forgotten to reply him… :)

  • Jay

    hi im jay, please help me i  want to update mine from froyo 2.2 to 2.3.5 and it is international version GT-i9000. is it okay to update directly from 2.2 to 2.3.5? i really wanted to update mine just by following intructions/guide above..
    please let me know..ty..

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      It’s OK. Just follow the guide above.

      • Jareilo

        thnx a lot Kapil…:)..im fine now with my SGS-19000 with the new jvs firmware…everything doing good…:)..

  • Ahamed Rikaz

    Phone dialer doesn’t work wat can i do when i ti=ouch phone just black screen

  • Bikram

    Kapil, Is DarkyROM version of this 2.3.5 update better option than this ?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      I am not a big fan of custom roms these days, and haven’t tried darkys either. But, JVS is pretty good.

  • Manab1108

    plz fix the power key ends call button bug..

  • Vimal

    Guys Found Fix For Wi-Fi.With The New Update Permissions Have Changed.If U Want For The Wi-Fi To Work Use Kernels Based On XXJVS oNLY!!

    • Mikkan

      Vimal,
      I thought the packages inside the PDA/PHONE/CSC contained the kernel which is already XXJVS?
      Mikkan

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jorge-Guimarães/623798994 Jorge Guimarães

    Hi guys. I’m also experiencing frequent wi-fi disconnects. My phone is not rooted.
    Changed from xxjvq to xxjvs because of the force closed problems. But now the wi-fi problem is more nerve wreck. Is there some fix to this? Thanks

    • Jorge Guimarães

      update: Back to xxjvo. At least is stable.

  • Sujeetw1

    i tried that with my galaxy s gt-i9000 xxjvo but  message in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin it’s in red and with FAIL written over it, the process flashing process wasn’t successful. so now what will i have to do????? 

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Try again!

  • Light_alex1

    One problem, the image showing how Odin should look doesn’t have the Re-Partition button ticked. I hope it hasn’t disterbet anyone until now :)

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      I’ll check it and let you know, but know that it needs to be ticked.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Oh, that’s because I took the screenshot before selecting the .pit file which is why re-partition remained unticked. I’ll soon replace it with a correct pic. Thanks for pointing it out.

  • Mikkan

    Hi Kapil,
    I upgraded my stock 2.3.3 with the XXJVS version.Evrything went fine and flashed with the CF kernel also.
    Everything is working except 2 things
    1.WIFI I am see a frequent disconnect(I reported in another page also)
    2.When I reset the phone ,it throws up erros for formatting the /data/  cache with something relatef t rfs file system.do you know what these errors or how can I reset the phone?

  • sniperron

    i downloaded the files but why is it that the files are in winrar form…not in tar or md5…could i still use that for the update??? please reply asap and thanks in advance..

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      The icon only is that of winrar because they are associated with winrar, the file’s extension is as said in the post.

  • Christos Gekas

    Guys, my “home” button no longer works on my GalaxyS (I think I spilled some water on it…) so I don’t have the three-button option.. Any other way to install the firmware? I’m currently on the 2.2. Thanks!

    • Christos Gekas

      no workaround to enter download mode if the home button doesnt work?

      • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

        No, I don’t think there is a way. Btw, is your phone rooted ryt now?

        • Christos Gekas

          yes, it’s rooted.. Kies has just been a huge FAIL for me, so I really hoped I could at least get some upgraded firmware like this… but everywhere I look you need the three button combo… :/

    • grumpy

      buy a jig of ebay , that will force the phone into download mode

  • Christos Gekas

    Guys, my “home” button no longer works on my GalaxyS (I think I spilled some water on it…) so I don’t have the three-button option.. Any other way to install the firmware? I’m currently on the 2.2. Thanks!

  • Aaryan

    Hi Im currently on Android 2.3.3 (Carriers stock ROM, not modified or rooted). Can I still upgrade to 2.3.5 using the above steps provided?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      As long as it is i9000 galaxy s phone, I think one can update.

  • Gupta San06

    Does it support Indian Languages like Hindi, Tamil etc.?

  • 4dri4n

    y dont you guys try amestris ROM.. its fast and stable.. and best of all battery life is xtra long. 

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1189676

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/amestris/

  • http://www.facebook.com/tarmo.nurmik Tarmo Nurmik

    So when I upgrade my phone to 2.3.4 My BF whent ballistick.
    I use Parrot car kit MKi9200 with soft 1.95.
    Now after 1 or 2 phone calls I got an error: “SORRY The process com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. (Force close)”. After that phone did not find Parrot and I had to restart my phone. Yesterday I upgrade to 2.3.5
    And what you know the error text is shorter now but it still f..k my BF up.

    Whay to make new ones if they can not fix the bugs in old ones.  Some times I think if Linux wortks the same way then I am not suprised whay only small group of ppl use it. Becouse it is full of bugs and as it is free ware then no one is responsible.

    So how I can get the original soft back now ???

  • Bikram

    WIFI worked best in Android 2.2  . New versions have fasten the phone, increased battery time, decreased hanging but WIFI has lost its class. But still very happy with I9000XXJVP . Skype video calling works great and front camera can be used at will. Hopefully in future Galaxy S will get that one last killer and ultimate update.

  • Anonymous

    Any confirmation if it’s an official Samsung release?

  • http://alphaefficiency.com Bojan Djordjevic

    Hey guys, you gave download link straight from your website! Way to go, thanks a million… Though try mirroring also, because your download speed as not as fast…

    • http://alphaefficiency.com Bojan Djordjevic

      Sorry, your down speed is rather awesome, you guys rock

  • Ovidiu Raica

    any idea how to roll back to a version that may be updated with kies?  since flashing 2.1 to 2.2 and 2.3, kies gives me  ‘this version of firmware cannot be upgraded’ …or smth..   (galaxy s  i9000, xxjvr at the time)

    • Bikram

      yes after flashing of our own..even i can’t update my phone from kies. I get Same message ‘this version of firmware cannot be upgraded’ . Only Kapil can guide you what to do for going back to official update way.

  • Vimal

    WIFI Ain’t Working!! Wait For Another UPDATE.

  • ufo

    wifi is not working  propely…

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Will fix for that tomorrow, new cf-root for jvs is live, actually. Using that solves problem.

  • ufo

    Hi Kap

    Any difference in using Odin V1.0 or V1.7 or V1.72 to root ?

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      I would recommend v1.7 over 1.0. And better use the one I’ve provided link for, both for installation and root.

  • ufo

    Hi Kap

    Thx for the updates, i was browsing thru darky rom ver, what does JVS-Base meant/do and Darkcore_4.0_JVS do/meant, i was wondering how to do theirs, its confusing with so much varieties to chooice :D any advice? thx

  • ufo

    Hi Kap

    Thx for the updates, i was browsing thru darky rom ver, what does JVS-Base meant/do and Darkcore_4.0_JVS do/meant, i was wondering how to do theirs, its confusing with so much varieties to chooice :D any advice? thx

  • Bikram

    Kapil , Is there something new in XXJVS that was not there in XXJVP ? Will only update if it is a big step forward.

    • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

      Nah, you can avoid this happily. Nothing great to speak of changes :( Only gmail app has been updated to v2.3.5, which one can do from the android market itself.

  • Bikram

    Kapil , Is there something new in XXJVS that was not there in XXJVP ? Will only update if it is a big step forward.

  • Bikram

    I am still on I9000XXJVP and even here WIFI is not as best as it was before. Yes! Phone is very speedy and hangs very less.Will wait some time to update further to see reviews of XXJVS users.

  • smiley

    wifi doesn`t work

  • smiley

    wifi doesn`t work

    • Tezun

      did you use the jvr root?

    • ufo

      same here, wifi doesnot work even after root…

      • guest

        Wifi seems to disconnect once per minute

  • r0bb3ry

    If somebody has it running, can you please check if the swype keyboard has Bulgarian (Български) language in its language list? I am using the device primarily for writing and cannot afford an update where Bulgarian swype language is missing (like in 2.3.4). Thank you in advance!

  • Adriankim1984

    Quadrant Score:Flashed with Base RomQuadrant Benchmark Score: 1919Flashed Semaphore kernel 1.6Quadrant Benchmark Score: 2196Flashed Acid TweaksQuadran Benchmark Score: 2368Overcloked With Tegrak up to 1.2 ghzQuadrant Benchmark Score: 3044

    • Tezun

      so the jvr root worked?

      • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

        JVR root is working totally fine. I’ll be uploading screenshots soon :)
        Go ahead, no worries!

        • Tezun

          thanks a lot bro, the job is done :)

        • Tezun

          dude, does the wifi work after rooting the device?

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Of course, it works.

          • Suicidesadness

            I upgraded my stock 2.3.3 with the XXJVS version.Evrything went fine and flashed with the CF kernel also.

            wifi is doin fine..
            but i don’t have a network signal
            (wireless & networks/mobile networks) says “insert sim card” –  insert sim card to access network services…

            i just updated and flashed  sept 28 2011

            model no. – GT-I9000

            firmware version: 2.3.5

            baseband version: unknown

            kernel version: 2.6.35.7-i9000xxjvs-cl565837
            se.infra@sep-73 #2

            build no.
            gingerbread.xxjvs

          • http://www.theandroidsoul.com/ Kapil

            Baseband shouldn’t be unknown — it should be xxjvs. Are you sure you didn’t forget the *modem* file in Phone tab while flashing?

            No need to worry though, repeat the whole guide again. You’ll be fine.

          • fazabahakim
          • fazabahakim
  • Jordan

    What are the differences between 2.3.4 vs 2.3.5?

    • Jordan

      Sorry didnt read the entire description

  • Adriankim1984

    downlaoding

  • Adriankim1984

    downlaoding