The Samsung Galaxy 5 was a great device that unfortunately never received a firmware update by Android. As owners probably already know, the Samsung Galaxy 5 came with 2.1 Eclair as stock and many users are now searching for new firmware to install on it. This guide will show you how can you can install Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread on Samsung Galaxy 5 GT-I5503.
The Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread is one of the best firmware Android has ever produced and is still a popular choice among users and android devices today. If you are interested in installing the 2.3.7 Gingerbread onto your Samsung GT-I5503 then check after the jump for the complete guide on how to get it done.
Please not before continuing: flashing new firmware will void the devices warranty, however, it can easily be retained by flashing back the stock firmware. Doing this will not cause you any problems.
How to install Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread On Samsung Galaxy 5 GT-I5503:
Step 1. Download the following package that comes with both ODIN and Google apps packages inside.
Step 2. Extract the file and place it on your desktop.
Step 3. Connect the Samsung Gt-I5503 to the PC with the USB cable that came wit hthe device.
Step 4. Copy the update-cm-7.1.0-RC1-MADTEAM-v1.6-signed.zip to the GT-I5503.
Step 5. Power down the Gt-I5503 and boot it up into download mode.
Step 6. Click on “OPS Tab” and select the “EUROPA.ops file. Check the one-package boxes, then in the One package tab select the “ClockworkMod-Galaxy5-v0.4.tar” file.
Step 7. Once you are satisfied with that press the start button to begin the installation procedure.
Step 8. Once that is done you can expect your device to go int orecovery mode. This is good. From here we want to wipe all caches. Do this by selecting “wipe cache partition” and “wipe date/ factory reset”. Then go into advanced and select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
Step 9. Go back to the main recovery screen and select reboot system. Upon reboot your device will now have the Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread firmware installed on the Samsung Galaxy 5 GT-I5503.
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