Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance I9070 (Firmware Downgrade to 2.3.6)

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Many users update their Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 to official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. But later on, they realize that the phone is lagging too much due to higher version of Android. If this is the case with you, then here is the Official Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance I9070 so that you can downgrade to Gingerbread.

Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance I9070

Note: This guide is for Galaxy S Advance 8GB Version Only! (Source) In case, if you have Galaxy S Advance 16 GB version, then try at your own risk. Use only Odin v1.85.

To install Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance I9070 without any conflict, you first have to go through the post and then do the real process on your device.

Requirements to install Stock ROM:

1. Charge your battery up to 70%.

2. Enable USB debugging. (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. Backup your phone data.

4. Install Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070 USB drivers from here.

5. Download files to install Stock ROM.

Procedure to install Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance:

1. Install drivers and extract Odin and Stock ROM files on the desktop.

2: Now, switch off your phone to boot it into Odin/Download mode by pressing and holding Volume down + Home + Power Key (long Press), till you see the Android Logo on screen. And then press the Power key/Volume Up to enter download mode.

3: Open the “Odin.exe” and then connect your phone to computer via USB cable. As soon as you connect, ID:COM box in Odin turns light green/yellow color.

4. Now select the files as per below instruction to install Stock ROM for Galaxy S Advance I9070. Files are found to be from the extracted folder.

  • Click on “PDA” and select file with “CODE” in its name.
  • Click on “CSC” and select file with “CSC” in its name.
  • Click on “PIT” and select “.pit” file.

5: Make sure that only F. Reset Time, Re-partition and Auto Reboot boxes are checked on Odin. Don’t check any other boxes.

6: Click on Start button on Odin to start installation process. It will take upto 5 – 8 minutes, so please wait for the installation finish.

7: Finally, you will get PASS! Notification on the ID: COM box and then your device will reboot automatically and now you can unplug your phone from computer.

Congratulations! Now your device runs on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. Go and enjoy! If you face any problem while installing Stock ROM on your Galaxy S Advance I9070, then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP! Also give feedback that it works for you or not? Do share with your friends and let them also update their Galaxy S Advance I9070.

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  1. krishna says

    Bro… my phone has not downgraded and it went to firmware upgrade encountered an issue mode, please help what to do…

  2. Pratik says

    My phone also went into “Firmware upgrade” error. Please help. Does my warranty gets invalid after doing the above procedure.

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