How To Install / Flash Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

Posted: January 5, 2012 in Samsung Galaxy Ace

 This Tutorial is about flashing firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. I posted a step by and easy tutorials , please read complete guide once and then apply , if you skip any step then it can cause of bricked phone.

Disclaimer: Please remember that flashing your mobile phone is fully on your own risk. If the process is interrupted (power failure, disconnected cable, software failure (e.g. with KIES) ) your phone might be very difficult to revive. . Follow this Guide on your risk and if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process, This Samsung Galaxy Series will not be responsible..

(I) Preparing Your phone

1. Go to settings>>applications>>development and enable usb debugging
2. Follow this guide – Preparing your Android phone before upgrading / installing firmware

If you have rooted phone or using any custom ROM Then you will have to clear cache and wipe data which can done by booting your phone in recovery mode and select Wipe data/factory reset and also select wipe cache partition

(II) Download required things

  1. Download ODIN v4.38  – it is a tool that is used to flash firmware on your phone
  2. Drivers – Download and install drivers that are required to detect your phone by pc
  3. Download Firmware for your phone
  4. Download  .OPS File
  5. An Archive (.zip / .rar) file extractor, usually all pc owners have this tool . In case you don’t have any use 7zip archive extractor

(III) Instructions to Install Firmware on Galaxy Ace S5830

  1. First extract SAMSUNG_USB.rar and install drivers on pc
  2. Extract Firmware files on safe place, you will get some .tar files , please don’t extract .tar files
  3. Run S5570_Odin Multi Downloader v4.38.exe by right click and select run as administrator 


  4. Make sure you have Auto Reboot and Protect OPS checked
  5. Click on OPS tab and select the Cooper_v1.0.ops file
  6. Now its time to Select .tar files from firmware folder,  

    =>(A)  If you got three or more files then

    Click on BOOT tab and select file with  APBOOT in the name
    Click on PDA tab and Select .tar file with CODE / PDA in the name
    Click on PHONE tab and Select .tar file with MODEM in the name
    Click on CSC tab and Select .tar file csc / csc-multi in the name
    Leave EFS blank
    (See Image below carefully to understand which files to select)  

    =>(B)  If you got only single files , then 

    Tick One Package from options  and select single .tar file  in one package tab

  7. Switch off your phone
  8. Now boot it in download mode , to do that press & hold volume down and middle key and while holding both press power on key 
    if your phone is unable to boot in download mode don’t proceed to next step ,please try again until it boot in download mode

  9. When entered in download mode connect your phone to pc with the help of usb cable
  10. You will see ID:COM section turn yellow and in message boxes “ADDED” appears, that means your phone is ready to start flashing process 
  11. Now Click on “START” Button 
  12. Do not disconnect the cable or turn off the device, when flashing process will complete you will see a blue pass button , it will reboot when it finishes.

Congratulations you have successfully installed firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, Now last step left is

(IV) Clearing Cache Data

  1. boot your phone in recovery mode ,to do that  press and hold MIDDLE KEY + POWER ON
  2. you will see your phone booted in recovery mode , in recovery mode touch screen will not work so use volume UP and Down navigate through options and MIDDLE KEY to confirm
  3. choose “wipe cache partition” from menu
  4. it will clear the cache data
  5. now select reboot system now

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