Install Android 2.3.5 I9100XXKI3 on Galaxy S2 (SII) Guide, Review & changelog

Here is another release on how to install Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread on Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100. Lets first have a look on the new features on I9100XXKI3. 

Main features of I9100XXKI3 Firmware
  • Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread version
  • Amazing battery life
  • Market 3.1.5 (Just leave the Market open for 5 min it will update automatically)
  • New visual effect (You can see blue shade on bottom while scrolling down)
  • Both System power saving and Custom power saving mode available
  • Swype version 3.8.86 

How to install I9100XXKI3 on Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100


Now follow these steps carefully

Phase 1- setting up PC and backup

  • Install the Samsung USB drivers
  • Unzip the main firmware file and you will see these 5 files
          2. GT-I9100-CSC-MULTI-OXAKI3.tar.md5,
          4. Odin3 v1.83.exe,

  • Take Backup of your contacts messages and other data from your phone. Please note that this procedure doesn`t format your internal memory, only messages, contacts and apps will be erased.
  • Shut down Samsung Kies completely
  • Run Odin3 v1.85.exe file which you have already installed
  • Power off your Galaxy S2 and wait till one vibrate comes to ensure complete switch off
Phase 2 - Upgrading the firmware

  • Hold Volume down key+ Home button key and press power on, now you will see this screen, accept it
  • Connect your phone with USB cable
  • You should get the message “Added! !” under the Odin’s message box in the bottom left.
  • Check only Re partition, Auto reboot & F. Reset time in option
  • Put the files like this in Odin:
           PDA =CODE_I9100XXKI3_CL577579_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5,
           PHONE= MODEM_I9100XXKI3_REV_02_CL1062028.tar.md5,
           CSC = GT-I9100-CSC-MULTI-OXAKI3.tar.md5
  • Hit the start button and process will begin
  • Wait until your phone gets restart and then unplug the cable
You will have I9100XXKI3 Android 2.3.5 on your device :)

If you want to refer Video on how to install firmware on Galaxy S2 i9100 please visit Dialandroid YouTube Channel -- Youtube Video

*Installing custom firmware is a risky procedure please do it at your own risk. Do it only if Model number exactly matched to i9100*


  1. The password is 'samfirmware.com'. We have provided it along with the firmware download link.

  2. is this a stable firmware for galaxy s2?????

  3. is there any bugs??? in this firmware???


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