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How To Update Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover Firmware To The Latest Official Firmware Version

Sunday, 10 March 2013 09:56 TSAR3000

How To Update Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover Firmware To The Latest Official Firmware Version

This model of Samsung brand is also know as Samsung Galaxy Xtreme, So the both names point to Samsung S5690 model, What makes this model different is the dust tight and water proof characteristic, It has many of the known features of Samsung Android models, Capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and using TouchWiz UI, 3.15 MP camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, microSD card slot, 800 MHz Marvell MG2 CPU, GPS, And FM Radio too.

This Guide will help you to update your Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover to the latest official firmware version whenever you want, Just by using Free tools that everyone can get, You will use Odin program, Official Firmware Package, And USB cable, So let's start.

Notice: Backup any saved data from your phone before starting, As we will not touch anything saved on its memory card, So this will be your first step, After you do it move to other steps in this guide.

- Stable PC running Windows OS.

- Odin Flasher: Download S5690 Odin flasher and extract it.

- Samsung S5690 USB Drivers: Download it and install it, Then restart your PC.

- Official Firmware Package of Samsung S5690: Download the wanted firmware package, Then extract it too.

- USB Cable of your Samsung S5690, Or any Suitable one.


Tip: Make sure that your phone's battery has at least 90% of charging level, And never use USB HUB to connect the phone to your PC, These two things will save your time and phone.


Samsung S5690 Firmware Update Steps:

- Turn off the phone and take out its battery, SIM card, And Memory card too.

- Run Odin.exe program.

- In case you have *.pit file of Samsung S5690 and the firmware package that you downloaded is a complete one, Then check Re-Partition option, Otherwise leave it unchecked.

- Click PIT button and select: Marvell_Partition.pit

- Click BOOTLOADER button to select: BOOT_S5690xxxxx.tar.md5

- Click PDA button to select: PDA_S5690xxxxx.tar.md5

- Click PHONE button to select: MODEM_S5690xxxxx.tar.md5

- Click CSC button to select: GT-S5690-MULTI-CSC-Oxxxxx.tar.md5

- Put the phone's battery back but do not turn it on.

- Now you have to connect your phone to PC in Download Mode, To do so Press and Hold Volume Down Key + Home Key, Then connect USB cable to phone, Keep pressing these keys until Odin detects your phone.

- When Odin detects your phone you will see 0:[COMxx] with yellow background, When XX are numbers.

- Click Start button, And Odin will begin updating the phone using the selected firmware files.

- During the process never try to stop it, Also do not unplug the USB cable from phone or PC.

- You have to wait for some minutes until the process is done.

- When Odin finishes the update you will see PASS! Word with green background, And your Samsung S5690 will be rebooted.

- Now you can disconnect the USB cable from phone.

- After your phone is fully on, Do full reset to it using this code *2767*3855#

- Wait for it again, And after it reboots you can start customizing it.

- Congratulations for updating your Samsung S5690 to the latest firmware version by yourself.

Important Update Notice: When you have one file firmware package, Then do not use *.pit file or check Re-Partition , And select the one firmware file as PDA file only.

Recommended Links:
- Unlock your Samsung Galaxy Xcover S5690 Online.

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2013 19:35

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