Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Gets XXLK7 Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware [Installation]
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung has rolled out the latest Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) firmware update for Galaxy Ace 2 in the UK. The update XXLK7 Gingerbread is said to be more stable and bug-free than the previous firmware. Users can access the update via Samsung Kies or manual installation. To follow the latter users can check this tutorial.

XXLK7 firmware details:



Version: 2.3.6


· The device will lose installed custom ROM. It will be replaced by the stock official ROM

· The device will lose custom recovery

· The device will lose root


· Ensure the device has at least 80 percent battery charge

· Install USB drivers for the Music device in PC

· Enable USB debugging

Files required:

Android 2.3.6 I8160XXLK7 for Galaxy Ace 2

Odin 3.07

To update Galaxy Ace 2 to I8160XXLK7 official firmware:

  • Extract firmware and Odin zip files
  • Switch the device off
  • Put the device in Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons until you get a green robot on the screen)
  • Open Odin and connect the device to PC in the Download mode. You will get a message saying "Added"
  • If the device is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes turns yellow
  • Choose the files that have to be flashed on the device
  • Click on PDA and choose file CODE
  • Click on Phone and choose file MODEM
  • Click on CSC and choose file CSC
  • Click on PIT and choose .pit
  • In Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options
  • Hit the Start button. Installation will now begin
  • After installation, you will see a PASS message. Now, the device will reboot by itself and you will see the Samsung logo. You can now unplug the device from PC

Your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 should now be running Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread build XXLK7. You may verify the same by navigating to Settings > About phone.

[Source: Android Jinn]