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Froyo finally coming to Samsung's Epic 4G and Fascinate

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Froyo finally coming to Samsung's Epic 4G and Fascinate
Good news for users of the Samsung Epic 4G and the Samsung Fascinate; in just a couple of weeks you will finally get an official update to Android 2.2 which we can all agree was way overdue.

Yes, there is a possibility that something will happen and the update will be delayed, again. This wouldn’t come as a surprise, as this is not the first time word of the Froyo update surfaced. Getting the update first is the Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint. It is said to be coming over-the-air on February 21st.

Following in its footsteps is fellow Galaxy S device the Samsung Fascinate for Verizon. The update for this device would come the next day, February 22nd. But once again, we have heard this before so try not to get too excited because it may just set you up for another letdown.

It has been months, but Froyo could finally find its way to a couple more Galaxy S devices. Tell us what you think in the comments below.

source: Slash Phone 

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posted on 09 Feb 2011, 01:26 1

1. BobbyTaba (Posts: 316; Member since: 11 Aug 2010)


haha captivates screwed or going straight to 2.3

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 22:36

17. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


stupid samsung. never buying another samsung again, becuase the captivate was horrible... aand they rate it the second best android phone! tells u a lot about android and samsung... except the screen i likd that. and all they leave us with is rooting..

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 02:23 1

2. il deusche (unregistered)


Yeah samsung and att have forgotten about the captivate which was the second galaxy s phone to hit the US. We should all boycott samsung till we get updates

posted on 10 Feb 2011, 13:05

18. indirect (unregistered)


Well try that and tell us how it goes.

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 05:36 1

3. Diana (unregistered)


They're coming in OTA updates; do the users get to upgrade earlier via MiniKies the way the Vibrant users did? (And it really was plug & play..)

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 08:27 1

7. Alex (unregistered)


the only problem with this is Captivate became very slow.

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 06:51

4. Lowtech80 (Posts: 2; Member since: 02 Jan 2011)


I believe kies is only for gsm phones.

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 07:20 1

5. Yo (unregistered)


What about AT&T Captivate owners :(. I wouldn't even be able to use kies because I have a 64-bit windows 7 laptop.

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 08:25 1

6. Alex (unregistered)


WTF.... AT&T Captivate isn't getting one again? I trully disapointed...

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 08:52

8. anonymous (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Jun 2008)


don't worry guys...it's coming...

http://www.bgr.com/2011/02/08/att-support-page-shows-captivate-running-android-2-2-proves-its-possib le/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheBoyGeniusReport+(BGR+%7C+Boy+Genius+ Report)

http://www.wireless.att.com/support/tutorials.do?tutorialsCategory=Getting+Started&tutorialId=825930 &deviceId=12000

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 08:56

9. damienh28 (Posts: 49; Member since: 23 Dec 2010)


YEa i havwe to say this took forever i have the epic it is awesome but if were just now gettin froyo i have a feeling well never get 2.3 and up

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 09:03 2

10. ribbonsalmark (Posts: 84; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


Havent all you AT&T customers been listen to my rants about the X10 and AT&T not releasing the update to 2.1 even thought the update is global already. AT&T does not update is Android smart phones ever. 0% on all devices. So those of you even considering getting the Atrix think long and hard, are you satisfied with the device as it comes out the box? No? Then dont get it from AT&T. If you want a Android Smart phone with AT&T get it unlocked from the manufacturer and talk to your AT&T phone into give you money back for upgrading or just buying a new line.

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 16:17

16. shimmyx20 (Posts: 280; Member since: 03 Mar 2009)


Backflip got update from 1.6 to 2.1

So it's not 0%, but it's still pretty damn low

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 11:28 1

11. dont do it again! (unregistered)


if you have any friends, family, etc. that are looking to buy a smart phone now or in the future, please beg them to not buy anything Samsung. they have treated this process like crap and instead of supoorting their millions of sold Galaxy S's they just want to shove new phones down our throats instead of updating their software like everyone else. DOWN WITH SAMCHUNG!!!!

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 12:14 1

12. ed (unregistered)


like samsung hardware but dislike their update strategy? get a nexus s. Problem solved

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 12:31 1

13. belovedson (Posts: 821; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)


is this even an official link directly from samsung? if not, please dont post more bull. there's enough of whiny babies that litter this site

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 13:09

14. masewindu (unregistered)


final countdown . . . .la la la. . . . LA! i dont even care anymore . . . . epic fail . . . . give me something no one else has android . . . samsung epic definetly not living to its name. . .

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 14:15

15. Jameszboy (Posts: 7; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Boycott samsung till we all get our updates! Im sick of samsung wanting for the last second. I

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