Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.3 Gingerbread Official Update Leaks

Samsung Galaxy S i9000 has not yet received official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update from Samsung but there’s an official Gingerbread leak in the wild. This is a beta build of the upcoming official Android 2.3 Gingerbread for Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and it works perfectly without any issue. If you want to install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on your Galaxy S i9000, then follow the guide after the break.

Please note that this guide is for only Samsung Galaxy S i9000 model, any other model is not supported. So make sure you have the i9000 model of Samsung Galaxy S. 

How to install Samsung Galaxy S Android Gingerbread


  • Samsung Galaxy S i9000
  • Download and Install latest version of KIES or PC Studio for the latest drivers.
  • (Click here to download)
  • Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread 2.3.2 I9000XWJV1 ROM upgrade file (Click here to download)
  • USB cable.

Step 1:
Extract the file. You will find the following 3 files.

  • Odin3 v1.7
  • s1_odin_20100512.pit
  • s1_odin_20100803.pit

Step 2:
Extract Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread update firmware file .You will find the following 3 files.

  • GT-I9000-MULTI-CSC-OXXJV1.tar.md5
  • MODEM_I9000XXJVE.tar.md5
  • CODE_I9000XWJV1_CL31216_REV03_user_mid_noship.tar.md5

Step 3:
Run Odin3 v1.7 which you downloaded and extracted in Step 1.

Step 4:
Click on PIT button (in Red circle) and select the “s1_odin_20100803.pit” file (Downloaded in Step 1).
Step 5:
Click on PDA button (in Yellow circle) and select the “CODE_I9000XWJV1_CL31216_REV03_user_mid_noship.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)
Step 6:
Click on PHONE button (in Green circle) and select the “MODEM_I9000XXJVE.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)
Step 7:
Click on CSC button (in Blue Circle) and select the “GT-I9000-MULTI-CSC-OXXJV1.tar.md5″. (Downloaded in Step 2)

Ste 4 to Step 7 guide screenshot

Step 8:
Please make sure the only following Checkboxes are Checked and no other option is Checked. (This is an important step so make sure you are not doing anything wrong!)

  • Auto Reboot
  • F.Reset Time

Step 9:
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S.
Step 10:
Now remove any SIM card and microSD memory card.
Step 11:
Hold down these 3 buttons Power, Volume Down and Home at once until the phone boots in Download Mode
Step 12:
Connect your Samsung Galaxy S which is in Download Mode with the computer using the USB Cable
Step 13:
Odin will confirm your phone is connected by “ID-COM” bar as you can see in the picture below.

Step 14 :
Click on START button to install Gingerbread.

Step 15:
Now wait for the process to finish and it will reboot in Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread
To confirm the upgrade navigate to Options -> Settings -> About Phone (scroll down and check the version).


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