How to download and Install Android 2.3.3 ROM on Galaxy S

Follow these step-by-step guide to Install XWJVB Android 2.3.3 ROM on your Galaxy S and check video after break.

  1. Download XWJVB with_bootloaders version. File name — GT_I9000_XWJVB_XXJVK_NEEJV3_Sbl.exe. Download Link. Size: 155.64 MB.  [If you already have Android 2.3 bootloaders, download XWJVB without_bootloaders version. File name -- GT_I9000_XWJVB_XXJVK_NEEJV3.exe. Download Link. Size: 155.41 MB. Apply the procedures below accordingly.]
  2. Double click ‘GT_I9000_XWJVB_XXJVK_NEEJV3_Sbl.exe’ and select Extract to let the file extract its contents in the folder “GT_I9000_XWJVB_XXJVK_NEEJV3_Sbl” — you’ll get 3 files in this folder:
    1. CSC_NEE_JV3.tar.md5,
    2. PDA_XWJVB_Sbl.tar.md5 and
    3. PHONE_XXJVK.tar.md5.
  3. Download Odin3 from here — Mediafire Link. Extract the zip file to get Odin3 v1.7.exe.
  4. Disconnect your phone if it’s connected to PC.
  5. Switch Off your phone. Wait for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
  6. Now, put it in Download Mode — press and hold these keys together: Volume_DOWN+Home+Power.
  7. Open Odin (from step 3). Connect your phone to PC now. You should get the message “Added! !” under the Odin’s message box.
  8. Important, uncheck the ‘Re-Partition’ button. While, keep ‘Auto Reboot’ & ‘F. Reset Time’ boxes checked.
  9. In Odin, place these files (check out the screenshot given at the top for help):
    1. In the PDA box, select this file (from step 2.2) — PDA_XWJVB_Sbl.tar.md5
    2. In the Phone box, select this file (from step 2.3) — PHONE_XXJVK.tar.md5
    3. In the CSC box, select this file (from step 2.1) — CSC_NEE_JV3.tar.md5
    4. Leave the PIT box empty.
  10. Double check everything said in step 7, 8 and 9 above.
  11. Now, hit the START button to let the process begin.
  12. When process at Odin finishes your phone will automatically reboot. You can unplug the cable now.
  13. When your phone has restarted, you are on the XWJVB running Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread). Congrats!
  14. Check your phone’s version by here: Press Options -> Settings -> Scroll down and select About Phone -> Scroll down and check your version. 


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