Checking new official firmware upgrade while using custom firmware on your Samsung phone or tablet is not an easy task. Because Samsung Kies and built-in software update will not notify you when there is a new firmware released. So you have to check on news website or blog for the latest firmware info. Or you can use Check Fus Downloader to find it out by yourself. In addition, you can also download the official firmware and install it with Odin manually. This is available on Android and Bada platform.
Download official Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 now. Yes, SGS2 I9100 users can have a taste of Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread finally. I9100G model in Malaysia had Android 2.3.6 earlier but reported it is buggy. Users face force close issue on certain applications. And system just hangs sometime. Hopefully, these types of issues won’t happen on I9100 model. The latest official Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread XWKK2 Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 was released for Netherlands. But you can install on other region’s SGS2 as long as your model is GT-I9100. I just tested it on my Malaysia version of SGS2…
Want to get better performance, battery life and extra features on your Samsung Galaxy S4? Install custom kernel then (or install custom ROM). Yes, most of the custom kernels are tweaked for performance and added some extra goodies too. Hmm… There are a few Galaxy S4 custom kernels only for the moment no matter I9500 or I9505. Maybe most of the developers are still stick with Galaxy S3? Or Galaxy S4 is not their of tea at all. Hello, HTC One… Anyway, here is the guide to install custom kernel on Galaxy S4.
Are you ready to root Galaxy S4? Yes, you need Samsung Galaxy S4 Odin Download Mode to do so. You will see this Odin mode when you upgrade Galaxy S4 firmware with Samsung Kies. This is the mode that let you install custom / official firmware, kernel, ROM, CSC, modem… And Odin3 v3.07 software is the one that help you to do so.
Where to download official Samsung Galaxy Note II firmware? Yes, upgrade official Samsung Galaxy Note 2 firmware is no longer limited by using OTA software update and Samsung Kies. You can install official firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 manually with Odin software. Of course, this is the unofficial way. But you can upgrade or downgrade official firmware anytime you want. And have the ability to try out other region firmware too.