T- Mobile (USA) Samsung Galaxy S 4G T959VUVKI1 Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread Update

The first Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread for Galaxy S 4G updates finally  here, the firmware build number is T959VUVKI1 with a default CSC file of TMB and build date September 15, 2011. Folks using a carrier branded T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G SGH-T959V that runs on Android version 2.3.3 or 2.3.4 T959VUVKF1, T959VUVKG4 and T959VUVKH2 can now upgrade to T959VUVKI1 which is now packed on Android 2.3.5. Other fixes and improvements- This update version will improved network performance for the Galaxy S 4G, fixed bluetooth bug, improved Gmail application .



Build info.
  # autogenerated by buildinfo.sh
    ro.build.id=GINGERBREAD
    ro.build.display.id=GINGERBREAD.VUVKI1
    ro.build.version.incremental=VUVKI1
    ro.build.version.sdk=10
    ro.build.version.codename=REL
    ro.build.version.release=2.3.5
    ro.build.date=Thu Sep 15 18:20:37 KST 2011
    ro.build.date.utc=1316078437
    ro.build.type=user
    ro.build.user=se.infra
    ro.build.host=SEP-77
    ro.build.tags=release-keys
    ro.product.model=SGH-T959V
    ro.product.brand=samsung
    ro.product.name=SGH-T959V
    ro.product.device=SGH-T959V
    ro.product.board=SGH-T959V
    ro.product.cpu.abi=armeabi-v7a
    ro.product.cpu.abi2=armeabi
    ro.product.manufacturer=samsung
    ro.product.locale.language=en
    ro.product.locale.region=US
    ro.wifi.channels=
    ro.board.platform=s5pc110
    # ro.build.product is obsolete; use ro.product.device
    ro.build.product=SGH-T959V
    # Do not try to parse ro.build.description or .fingerprint
    ro.build.description=SGH-T959V-user 2.3.5 GINGERBREAD VUVKI1 release-keys
    ro.build.fingerprint=samsung/SGH-T959V/SGH-T959V:2.3.5/GINGERBREAD/VUVKI1:user/release-keys
    # Samsung Specific Properties
    ro.build.PDA=T959VUVKI1
    ro.build.hidden_ver=T959VUVKI1
    ro.build.changelist=579207
    ro.flash.resolution=1080
    # end build properties

This firmware was released by samfirmware.
Download the original stock ROM : T959VUVKI1 
Device: SGH-T959V Samsung Galaxy S 4G
Carrier: T-Mobile (USA)
Version: Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread

How to update Samsung Galaxy S 4G using the T959VUVKI1 via Odin.
This is for advance users only, everyone can still upgrade for the official OTA update release.

1) Download the stock ROM  .tar file.
2) Extract  the .tar file you just downloaded, the password is samfirmware.com. It will become .tar.md5 file extension then.
3) Start Odin downloader
4) Click "PDA" and load the .tar.md5 file you just extracted into it.

DO NOT SET ANY OPTIONS IN ODIN

5) Turn off the Galaxy S 4G then set the device into download mode - Hold Vol+Up & Vol+Down button,  then plug it in to the PC and Odin will recognize it.
6) Once detected in Odin, hit Start and wait for your phone to flash, reboot, and load to a lockscreen
7)  Turn your phone off and disconnect it from USB.

Perform factory reset  to get rid of  bootloops or auto-reboots.

9 comments:

  1. This worked wicked sweet dude thanks! Has anyone done the next step of rooting this os after applying it?

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  2. this is working awesome....battery performance inreased to x1.78 using juice defender...having only issue with wifi....getting 10-20% signal strength...before the update i was getting 80-90% strengt at the same spot...

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  3. It´s work! Thanks!

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  4. says an unnamed file not found?

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  5. to get into download mode (holding down both volume keys and plugging USB in)

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  6. Message "Your kernel don't Support improve sound"

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  7. Um, so I'm an amateur at this and would like some help. Could someone dumb this down for me? I'm used to doing it for my Droid 2, and now I have the Samsung Galaxy S 4G for T-Mobile. As far as putting a custom ROM on my phone, where could I find an easy way to do this? Please help.

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  8. wheres the file enough of this crap and whered a direct link to the file

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  9. i need to use odin 1.85 for t959v ? or not?, my samsung galaxy s 4g is gingerbread 2.3.3 T959VUVKF1 so my question can i use your tutorial ?

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