Update Galaxy SL I9003 to XWLF2 Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware

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Galaxy SL I9003 is the slight variant of the original Galaxy S I9000 Android phone that came out around two years ago. You can now install XWLF2 Android 2.3.6 Value Pack on Galaxy SL I9003. This is one of the latest official firmware by Samsung, now available for download. You can install XWLF2 Android 2.3.6 manually and follow the tutorial below to flash it on your Galaxy SL I9003 using ODIN.

As you continue reading below, this tutorial will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy SL I9003 to XWLF2 Android 2.3.6 with complete steps. Make sure you backup your data before proceeding because you never know when something might go wrong. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

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Android 2.3.6 XWLF2 Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: 2012-06-28
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy SL to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy SL 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 update Galaxy SL I9003 to XWLF2 Android 2.3.6 firmware.