How to Flash I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-I8160
If you have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-I8160 device and want to update it to the latest firmware version, you can use the I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip file. This is an official firmware from Samsung that was released in April 2014 for the Poland region. It is based on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread and has some bug fixes and performance improvements.
In this article, we will show you how to flash this firmware on your Galaxy Ace 2 using Odin tool. This is a simple and safe process that will not erase your data or void your warranty. However, you should always backup your important data before flashing any firmware. Also, make sure that your device has at least 50% battery level and that you have installed the Samsung USB drivers on your computer.
Steps to Flash I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-I8160
Download the I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip firmware file from here and extract it using WinRAR or 7-Zip. You will get a file named GT-I8160_XEO_I8160XXLL2......I8160XXLL2.tar.md5.
Download Odin Tool 3.14.1 from here and extract it on your computer. You will get a file named Odin3 v3.14.1.exe.
Turn off your Galaxy Ace 2 and boot it into Download Mode by holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons or holding Volume Down + Bixby buttons then plugging in the USB cable.
Run Odin3 v3.14.1.exe as administrator on your computer and connect your Galaxy Ace 2 to it using the USB cable. You should see a blue sign in Odin indicating that your device is recognized.
Click on the AP button in Odin and browse to the GT-I8160_XEO_I8160XXLL2......I8160XXLL2.tar.md5 file that you extracted in step 1.
Make sure that only F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot options are checked in Odin and nothing else.
Click on the Start button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete. You will see a green PASS sign in Odin when it is done.
Your Galaxy Ace 2 will reboot automatically and you will see the Samsung logo on the screen. This means that you have successfully flashed the I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip firmware on your device.
Congratulations! You have updated your Galaxy Ace 2 GT-I8160 to the latest firmware version using the I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip file. You can now enjoy the improved performance and stability of your device. If you have any questions or problems, feel free to leave a comment below.
Benefits of Flashing I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-I8160
Flashing the I8160XXLL2 I8160OXXLL2 XEO.zip firmware on your Galaxy Ace 2 has several benefits. Some of them are:
You can update your device to the latest firmware version without waiting for the official OTA update from Samsung.
You can fix some common issues or bugs that may affect your device performance or functionality.
You can enhance your device security and stability by applying the latest patches and fixes from Samsung.
You can restore your device to its original state if you have modified it with custom ROMs or kernels.
You can unbrick your device if it is stuck in a bootloop or soft-bricked due to a failed flashing attempt.
However, flashing any firmware also has some risks. You may lose your warranty if you flash an unofficial firmware or if you trip the Knox counter. You may also lose your data if you do not backup it before flashing. You may also encounter some errors or problems during or after the flashing process. Therefore, you should always follow the instructions carefully and flash at your own risk. aa16f39245