Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S Update – Official Froyo (Android 2.2)

This article is a simple guide to update your Samsung Galaxy S to Android Froyo. In this hands on, I’m using Windows 7 (64 bit), Kies version 2.0.0.11032_12, and Samsung Galasy S (GT-I900).

After installing Kies, I have the problem of connecting my smartphone to the PC. Kies cannot detect the phone because of the MTP driver could not be installed. The solution is available here, http://arvindgaba.com/computer/samsung-galaxy-s/mtp-usb-device-failed-to-install-for-samsung-galaxy-s-kies-resolved/ .

Device Driver software was not sucessfully installedThis is the error while connecting the phone to Kies.

Solution for MTP USB Device driver failed to install:

  1. Close Kies on PC

  2. Connect the phone to PC / Laptop & Select Mass Storage Mode.

  3. Select the USB icon from the Notification section in Samsung Galaxy S to Mount the drive.

  4. You should now see Phone’s Internet Memory (& SD Card) in My Computer.

  5. Download the following utility here and save it on the desktop.

  6. Run the utility click search, then select Phone’s Drive and then SD Card’s Drive (if you have SD card in your phone).

  7. The utility will find the bad files’ list and now you have to go to that location in My Computer and delete all the files listed and then do a research.

  8. Once you get no results as shown below you are good to go.

  9. Search for files with long extension utility in Samsung Galaxy S
  10. Do the same steps for Phone’s Memory & SD Card (if you have one in your phone).

  11. Disconnect your phone and re-connect the USB.

  12. After you do all the instruction, please reinstall the driver by going to :Tools –> Install Drivers” in Kies.

  13. This time select Kies PC Suite option and 100% it will install the MTP USB Device without any problem.

 

Installing update for Android Froyo

New firmware version available for Samsung Galaxy S - Alert in KIES

Once you could connect you phone to Kies, this is the message of a new firmware available. Choose Update to install the latest firmware. Just follow the steps, and it should be over in less than 30 minutes.

***Make sure to backup your data, files, images, documents, etc before installing. Be sure you have a smooth Internet connection and enough battery for your phone.

 

image

 

image

image

Wait while the phone restart, and It’s done. Frankly, I was quite disappointed coz they said that Gingerbread (Android 2.3) upgrade is already available. But not yet in Asia.


Drawbacks

  1. From my short experience of using Galaxy S with Froyo, I found out that the stock browser performance is quite sluggish. I believe it’s because of the Flash support. I would like to suggest to change the Flash support from always available to just when you need it.

Advantages so far

  1. No more “Not enough memory” message when I open pictures or documents.
  2. A very nice default Task Manager to improve your phone performance. Easier to get rid of inactive apps from your phone memory. Press and Hold Home button to activate.
  3. Google Voice Action is available (though it’s not that efficient if you’re a native Malay speaker, trying to instruct Android phone in English).
  4. Better GPS operation.
  5. New GMail interface, with more efficient Send Mail function.

Screenshots of the Froyo in the phone in action

Samsung Galaxy S Froyo update: New Home screenSamsung Galaxy S Froyo update: Google Voice ActionSamsung Galaxy S Froyo update: GMail interface

imageimageSamsung Galaxy S Froyo update: USB settings

imageimageSamsung Galaxy S Froyo update: RAM manager

*** The new USB Settings is in “Wireless and Network”. Previously it’s in “About Phone”.

Comments

  1. Gingerbread update (Android 2.3) is already available officially. Before you install the update, do update your Kies first, it's available at http://www.samsungapps.com/about/onPc.as . After updating Kies, make sure to install the drivers by going to Tools -> Install Drivers .

    I got some difficulties in downloading the firmware due to server problem (request time out). Never mind, just try it again.

    Rumors are in the air saying that Samsung is already preparing Android 2.3.4 update. Follow the news here -> http://phandroid.com/2011/06/10/android-2-3-4-leaks-for-the-samsung-galaxy-s/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Several English proverbs and the Malay pair

Or you could download here for the Malay proverbs app – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.kerul.peribahasa English proverbs and the Malay pair Corpus Reference: Amir Muslim, 2009. Peribahasa dan ungkapan Inggeris-Melayu. DBP, Kuala Lumpur http://books.google.com.my/books/about/Peribahasa_dan_ungkapan_Inggeris_Melayu.html?id=bgwwQwAACAAJ CTRL+F to search Proverbs in English Definition in English Similar Malay Proverbs Definition in Malay 1 Where there is a country, there are people. A country must have people. Ada air adalah ikan. Ada negeri adalah rakyatnya. 2 Dry bread at home is better than roast meat home's the best hujan emas di negeri orang,hujan batu di negeri sendiri Betapa baik pun tempat orang, baik lagi tempat sendiri. 3 There's no accounting for tastes We can't assume that every people have a same feel Kepala sama hitam hati lain-lain. Dalam kehidupan ini, setiap insan berbeza cara, kesukaan, perangai, tabia

Submit your blog address here

Create your own blog and send the address by submitting the comment of this article. Make sure to provide your full name, matrix and URL address of your blog. Refer to the picture below. Manual on developing a blog using blogger.com and AdSense, download here … Download Windows Live Writer (a superb offline blog post editor)

Applications of Web 2.0

Web 2.0 describes the changing trends in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aim to enhance creativity , secure information sharing, collaboration and functionality of the web. Web 2.0 concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services , such as social-networking sites , video sharing sites , wikis , blogs . Find a website or web application that conform to the criteria of Web 2.0. Put the name of the application and the URL in the comment below. Please provide your full name and matrix number. Make sure the application you choose is not already chosen by your friend in the previous comment.

Kursus Ionic 2021

Kursus terbaharu IONIC-5 Pengenalan sepintas lalu pembangunan apps Ionic WhatsApp kami di   http://laravel.wasap.my Dapatkan tarikh kursus terkini di  fb.com/khirulnizam Kolej Komuniti Temerloh September 2020 ILP Selandar Ogos 2020 Berikut senarai tutorial yang sedang kami bangunkan; HARI 1 & 2 Pengenalan IONIC dan cara pasang dalam Windows10 (   http://fstm.kuis.edu.my/blog/ionic-pengenalan/   ). Versi  PDF pengenalan & install IONIC Pasang plugin TypeSript (skrip utama dalam Ionic) dalam Sublime. Struktur asas Page dalam projek Ionic. Sharing intent kepada media sosial. Plugin Kamera dalam apps Ionic ( http://fstm.kuis.edu.my/blog/ionic-kamera/ ) HARI 2 & 3 IONIC + FIREBASE Firebase Ionic CRUD – masukkan rekod baharu ( download slides ) Firebase Ionic CRUD – baca rekod dan senaraikan ( download slides ) Firebase Ionic CRUD – perbaharui dan pada rekod (download slides) Kod contoh lengkap S-CRUD IONIC+FIREBASE di  GITHUB.com/khirulnizam/ionmasjid Kita pasti biasa dengan pem

Bootstrap Template for PHP database system - MyCompanyHR

HTML without framework is dull. Doing hard-coded CSS and JS are quite difficult with no promising result on cross platform compatibility. So I decided to explore BootStrap as they said it is the most popular web framework. What is BootStrap? - Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework for developing responsive, mobile-first web sites. (  http://www.w3schools.com/bootstrap/   ) Available here -  http://getbootstrap.com/ Why you need Flat-UI? Seems like a beautiful theme to make my site look professional. Anyway you could get variety of BootStrap theme out there, feel free to select here  http://bootstraphero.com/the-big-badass-list-of-twitter-bootstrap-resources/ Flat-UI is from DesignModo -   http://designmodo.com/flat/ Web Programming MyCompanyHR – PHP & MySQL mini project (with Boostrap HTML framework) Template 1: Template for the Lab Exercise. This is a project sample of a staff record management system. It has the PHP structured co