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    Firmware for Samsung Ace 2 (O2 - United Kingdom)


    Just a quick one; KIES keeps crashing when trying to do a firmware update (Jelly Bean) to a Samsung Ace 2 that is currently on Gingerbread (2.3.6) build GINGERBREAD.XXLK6 (The host PC is WIN7-32BIT) and I would like to obtain the latest firmware as a manual download and use ODIN to flash the phone; has anyone had success with this ODIN tool and can anyone suggest what the URL is to get the official O2 firmware for this phone?

    I ask this as I imagine KIES connects to either an O2 / Samsung or Google server and in-turn downloads the firmware so surely there must be a URL we can visit to get the following firmware:

    PDA:MG2 / PHONE:MG2 / CSC:MG1 (O2U)

    Phone GT-I8160

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    I understand from another website that the firmware is I8160XXMG2

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    May 2011

    Nexus 6P, HTC One M9 has a few download options available for this.


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    I managed to get the firmware from

    And followed a guide for Flashing the Ace 2; all worked surprisingly well; I didn't even have to manually plug in any cell network settings such as APN details etc................

    Much easier than I thought it was going to be.

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