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Feb 16, 2011
Disclaimer : Your warranty ceases to exist from this step on wards .SO are your power shields and all those charms protecting you .I am not responsible for bricked phones,burnt dinners,nuclear wars,unemployment ,insanity,baldness, divorces with alimony,pokemon and any other thing that happens to you

This is how you install Arkas or Stock Samsung Firmware
For better results clear data/cache from recovery mode
Recovery Mode = T(keyboard T as in Q-W-E-R-T)+power

Operation System :Windows
Program required : Odin_Multi_Downloader v4.34

From samfirmware.com get the callisto.ops script from the Login - www.SamFirmware.com

You will need to register to access the site

Download Stock ROM from samfirmware .
Download Links for Arkas are on my blog :D

Some basic knowledge or warning

Brazil and Argentina users need the

amss_phone and CSC from Brazilian firmware

You can get it from Topic: the challenge - www.SamFirmware.com
[Q][HELP] Lost GPS after Flashing Samsung Galaxy 551 (i5510L) - xda-developers

French and AZERTY users

They will require the Belgium CSC for AZERTY k[/COLOR] yboard

Austrian,German and QWERTZ users

Austrian settings are required for QWERTZ settings
*#272* IMEI # is the code used to change country settings

The Flash
1.)Drink 2 glasses of water,wash your face ,Look in the mirror and say "I can do it 50 times "
2.)Cross check the list of items

Items required in your hand

  • Samsung Galaxy 551 aka I5510 aka Callisto
  • Working Flawless USB cable.
  • A computer with USB port and power supply for span of 45 minutes

Items on computer

  • [*]Odin_Multi_downloader v4.34
    [*]Windows Running
    [*]Samsung USB drivers or KIES preinstalled
    [*]PC should recognize the phone
    [*]KIES should NOT be running in background
    [*]PDA.tar.md5 file of ARKAS

3.)Open Odin and in Select OPS option ,click OPS and load callisto.ops

4.)Now the four options of Odin are highlighted

5.) Click on PDA and load PDA.tar.md5

6.)Connect the phone to computer and switch off phone.

7.)Press Q(keyboard Q of Q-W-E-R-T-Y)+Power button simultaneously.
Your phone screen should look like below

Odin should detect you phone
The Odin should look like below


8.) If both phone and odin are look like above then click Start

9.)Wait some time,twiddle thumbs,comb hair ,check your teeth ,work on the kooky maniac laugh,

10.)After 5 minutes or so phone will reboot and you will have spanking new ROM installed

The Video tutorial of from Orkut Brazil for One Package Flash option

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Hey Karan i seem to have a problem...I installed the Arkas ROM an hour ago and everything went fine....But somehow i lost my data connection...I get a message"You dont have an internet connection"....Can you help?
I dont even see any "E" symbol i used to see in STOCK when connected to the internet....

If you installed Arkas 0.4 than it has the short APN list.
Get your APN settings/internet settings from the internet provider.
Sorry for the trouble . :(
In Arkas 0.432 I updated the list so it includes most service providers of India and some other countries
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Yes it is a file in KB
It is available on samfirmware .
I dont trust other SOURCES .
So dont Blame if your phone conks


Step 1 - Samsung Firmwares
Step 2 - Samsung Flash Programs
Step 3 - Samsung Flash Guides
Handy 1 - Samsung Letter Code
Handy 2 - Samsung Mobile Code
OPS File - DOWNLOAD. v1.0
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thank you.. i got the callisto file..

1. i couldn't reboot into the recovery mode using the t+power method..
q+power works and boot into download mode.

2. can i use the factory reset option in the settings to wipe the memory..

3. is titanium backup is enough.

4. after installing the rom should i restore the apps with data or apps with sys data
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There are many technicalities involved .
In short partially yes .
Problems you may encounter
BlueTooth problems in Arkas 0.4,0.5,0.533,0.564,0.6

Just a random hang -Arkas 0.6-ext2

Of course before you do anything :
Download super one click
Obtain shell root
switch off to airplane mode
and backup the entire phone !!!!
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