Samsung Galaxy S 4G Gets Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update

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Now, the Samsung Galaxy S 4G has got itself a software update to Android 2.3./Software version T959VUVKJ6. This means that the device gets an upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, several camera and Wi-Fi enhancements and a Google Security Patch as well. Though this is an optional update, it is desirable to update your smartphone, as it gives you a lot more features over your last version.

More About the Update

This latest update for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G will not be sent Over-the-Air. Instead, those interested in upgrading their devices will have to do by connecting their phones to their PC, using the Samsung Kies Mini software.

Installing Kies Mini

  • You first have to download the Kies Mini software by clicking here.
  • Once installed, you double click the Kies Mini file for it to self-install. The process will complete itself without trouble and all you have to do is click the Finish button.
  • Preparing Your Samsung Galaxy S 4G

  • Select Menu from the Home Screen and tap Settings > Applications > USB Settings > Ask on Connection.
  • Then tap the Escape key once to head back to the Applications Menu and tap Development > USB Debugging. Then tap the Home key to get back to the Settings menu.
  • Connect your smartphone to your PC or laptop via the USB data cable. Select Samsung Kies and the installation should begin by itself.
  • Upgrading Your Device to KJ6

  • Open the Kies Mini app on your PC and connect your phone to the PC. Select Samsung Kies and, at the prompt, click Phone Upgrade.
  • The upgrade process will begin automatically and may take several minutes to complete, depending upon your network connection.
  • Once it finishes the upgrade process, wait for your smartphone to completely reboot, before disconnecting the device from the PC or laptop.
  • Please note that this update is not known to interfere with the phone’s data or contacts. But always make sure to take a backup of the phone and SD card contents before installing any such update on your device, so as to prevent possible loss of important information.

    In case you experience difficulties with installation, you can contact Samsung support here.



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