Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)

Get excited for the Samsung Galaxy S5! Find everything you need and discuss it in our Galaxy S5 Forum!

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Atma

test: Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old August 8th, 2012, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
XJ9
New Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 1
 
Device(s): Samsung Galaxy SII (T-Mobile)
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Updating To Gingerbread 2.3.6

Hello. I have a problem. I have two Samsung Galaxy SII phones. One has Chinese on it and one doesn't. This is my and my father's first smartphones so I don't even know the jargon that comes with the field...

Anyway, My father's phone (The Chinese one) can't update by going to 'Software Update' and pressing 'Next'. It goes into this screen that I have to navigate with the volume and power buttons. I have no idea how to update my father's phone from Gingerbread 2.3.5 to 2.3.6 and it's interfering with his work; a notice to update pops up and automatically hangs up any calls he has.

I don't even know how it's possible for him to have Chinese on his phone. It's an option my phone doesn't have in the 'language and keyboard' section. I think his phone has probably been rooted. We didn't exactly go to a legit T-Mobile store to get these phones...

Any help would be amazing. Thank you in advance.

[EDIT] I just discovered that this phone doesn't even have the Google Play Store

Model Number: SGH-T989
Android Version: 2.3.5
Baseband Version: T989UVKID
Build Number: GINGERBREAD.UVKID

XJ9 is offline  
Last edited by XJ9; August 8th, 2012 at 07:44 PM.
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old August 8th, 2012, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Atma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,070
 
Device(s): Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S2; Nexus 10
Carrier: T-Mobile

Thanks: 3,427
Thanked 2,901 Times in 1,850 Posts
Default

Hi XJ9 and welcome to the forums.

Probably the easiest thing to do for your problem is follow this guide. It will install the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.6, Baseband version T989UVLDE.

Read through the guide and if you have any questions feel free to ask.
StarScream2109 likes this.
Atma is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Buy the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G
Sign up for instant notification when the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G goes on sale!
Samsung Galaxy S II 4G

The Galaxy S2 (sometimes known as the Galaxy S II) is the follow up to Samsung's widely successful Galaxy S lineup. This time, the Galaxy S2 raises all the stakes and Samsung has found a way to double almost every spec in a true, one of a kind ... Read More



Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:07 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.