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Update Galaxy Y S5360 to JPLF1 Android 2.3.6 Latest Official Firmware

Galaxy Y users in United Arab Emirates have received the official firmware JPLF1 Android 2.3.6 which has been released with full Arabic support. Android 4.0 ICS will not be released officially for this model, but you can always enjoy custom firmware like: Android 4.0 ICS Themed ROM, Jelly Bean Blast ROM. You can now install the latest official firmware update, that is Android 2.3.6 JPLF1.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Y GT-S5360 to Android 2.3.6 JPLF1 (U.A.E) official firmware using ODIN. Make sure you backup all your data from the tips and tools given below as you will have to wipe everything in order to install this firmware. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

This ROM is completely stock with no third-party changes or apps included in it. You can use this firmware to unroot your Android device with the official update.

Android 2.3.6 JPLF1 Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: 2012-06-30
Regions: Arabic

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Y to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Y USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and install Android 2.3.6 JPLF1 firmware on Galaxy Y S5360.