Saturday, March 12, 2011

Updating Samsung Galaxy S I9000 to XWJS7(2.2.1)

For updating Samsung Galaxy S I9000(SGS) to latest version of Froyo 2.2.1 you need the following prerequisites:
  1. You need to have the Samsung drivers for your SGS installed on the desktop. (To do so simply install Samsung Kies from Samsung's official website or here)
  2. Make sure you have charged your battery, 50% or higher is preferable. (To be on a safer side charge your mobile to 100%)
  3. Make sure you have download mode working. (Turn off your mobile by pressing the power button, once switched off press and hold "power button + menu button + vol down button" simultaneously)
  4. The next important point is to download the firmware for upgrading. The latest 2.2.1 Froyo version is XWJS7, here is the link for the firmware .(Password for rar file is firmware source
  5. You need to have ODIN v1.3(the software used to update your SGS)
Once you have all the things mentioned above you can now upgrade your SGS to XWJS7 in a few minutes.
Kindly follow the instructions mentioned below:
  1. Extract the firmware you will find 3 files in the extracted folder PDA, PHONE & CSC
  2. Enter Download Mode by pressing power button + menu button + vol down button simultaneously.
  1. Open ODIN and then plug in the USB cable.
  2. Ensure that you see something written in ID:COM after connecting your device.
  1. Click on PIT and choose the 512 pit file.
  2. Click on PDA and select the PDA file from extracted folder.
  3. Click on PHONE and select the PHONE file from extracted folder.
  4. Click on CSC and select the CSC file from extracted folder.(You should see something like this in odin)
  1. DO NOT tick Re-Partition
  2. Check if both Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are ticked.(both are ticked by default)
  3. Press Start button.
  4. You will see the progress in both ODIN and your phone.
  5. Your phone will restart.(You should see green color in PASS and ID:COM fields)

  1. You can now disconnect the USB cable from your phone and follow on screen instructions.
Congratulations! you have now successfully updated your SGS to the latest 2.2.1 Froyo firmware.


  1. Yes! you can install DarkyROM 10.2 RE on your Galaxy S GT-I9000!
    You can follow instructions for flashing DarkyROM 10.2 RE from here

  2. Hi,
    I have Galaxy S GT I9000, PDA- XFJS4, PHONE- XXJPY. Could I install DarkyROM 10.2 on it(with the mentioned stock firmware)?


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