Samsung Vibrant updated with Android 2.2

At last, Samsung acted and finally updated its Vibrant mobile phone with the latest version of Google Android 2.2 Froyo. It was a long demand from Vibrant users to update to the latest version of Android Operating System like other manufacturers did but Samsung responded late to it. And today finally it is done with the official release of the announcement on T-mobile site.

Well this will update your existing OS version from 2.1 Éclair to Froyo. So what will you get after upgrading? Broadly it includes Wi-Fi calling, USB / Wi-Fi tethering, and various other software enhancements.

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The update has build number T959UVKA6 also called KA6. But Its up to you, you may skip this update version.

Here are some important points you must read.

  • The upgrade to KA6 is NOT required.
  • You may opt out of the upgrade and continue using build number T959UVJI6.
  • If you are still using build T959UVJFD (aka JFD), we suggest that you upgrade using this process for various software enhancements.

So you have a choice to choose use your OS, your mobile will work perfect. Here are still some more questions-answers that could arise in your mind like-

Will I get a notification message to upgrade to a latest version? Answer is No. Its your choice but updating is recommended because it will give better experience and better features.

Another important thing is that while updating your phone you will not able to use it. So keep in mind. Because it might interrupt the process.

Will it affect my data and contact? No they will remain safe, only the core systems files will be replaced and added. But make a backup(recommended) before doing it.

How to do this? Well you can’t request an upgrade using your network operator GPRS. First You have to get it downloaded to your computer. Right now it is available for Microsoft XP, Vista and Windows 7. Mac version is still under development. Use USB port to transfer files.

Just check official page, you will see all the details and information about How to install, downloading new latest version and other instructions.

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