Last Updated: Jan 16,2011
Yeah, noticed that as well
See you around mate
Yeah it's 2.1 right now. It's been like 4 hours by now. Generally it seems OK. As I said, I had some problem with APN configuration at the beginning, but it is ok for now. One problem I've encountered so far is with contact list. I added like 5 contacts but it only shows the first one i entered. But if I search it manually it shows the other contacts and shows their info when they call me. Maybe it's my inability. Another thing, I can't still use multi-touch. Maybe i5700 doesn't support it, I'm not sure.
I don't know that if all i5700 are the same but, on my i5700 (bought from Dubai) there was no Android Market with 1.5. With 2.1, I can use it. Tried some apps already.
By the way, with 2.1 firmware, it's like I'm using whole different phone.
I'll let you know if I encounter other problems.
Yeah, I've read to another site that it doesn't support multi-touch.
Well, what to do we can't have everything
Yeah I can't wait to try that.
I am considering trying the way you did it -removing the CSC from Odin-, but I am not sure. Maybe I'll wait for something more official, I don't know.
This rom does not have support for multitouch.. heres hoping when they finally release the official version it will have multitouch
I have noticed some APN issues too but they kinda get alright on their on. Installed this application called APN BACKUP AND RESTORE.. pretty cool that one.
This one is proven to be my inability. After entering Contacts, pressed the menu button. Then selected the Display options. Selected my gmail account name then checked all boxes. Especially the blank one and this problem is solved too.
Does this mean the phone isn't bricked yet?
and that there isn't any risk in trying to update the 2.1 firmware, since if we're stuck we could simply remove the phone battery and reboot?
Since there is no communication, so no brick i mean.
I'll suggest, don't take risk n wait for the official release rather
hey i have read on some russian forum that i5700 has multitouch support....
when is the official upgrade coming ??????????????????????
How did you avoid the brick, just take the battery out?
Just remove battery, unplug, insert battery again and then plug in again on the computer. You should see the charging battery image. Then power on and done
Flashed for the first time, I downloaded a corrupted firmware and thought it was bricked, but flashed again and now the cool 2.1 Eclair
how do we no that this is recently leaked Android 2.1
hi, thanks for the guide which worked like a charm except that i had not to flash csc as it wasn't working with that.
although i experience a couple of minor/not so minor issues:
apn settings cannot be saved (they can be but it's not appearing on the list and are not functional) so hsdpa/3g is not working
live wallpapers only appearing at the lock screen, on the home screen i see the static wallpaper set.
google earth, ustream broadcaster apps won't start
APN thingy is erratic, you can try restarting the phone when that happens, it works for me after a restart. Also i have installed an application called APN Backup and Restore..just in case.
I face the same issue with the livewallpapers.. apparently it needs a modified Launcher.apk which is available on the samdroid.net forum.. but i did not like it..so I am sticking with my Herohome Free I can live without livewallpapers for now..
notsure about google earth and upstream broadcaster though.. dont use them.
see the screenshots...
have anyone experienced random reboots of the phone with the 2.1 firmware or is it just me?
Yes it does randomly reboot at times.. but I am not complaining lol ..
me neither the whole thing feels much more polished than the 1.5 was, and without my apn settings it can keep up with battery more than a day lol
Hi..i been enjoying this 2.1 but i had problems..i cant download any apps from market..its giving me the message 'download unsucessful'
Check your time and date are correct, and do not use automatic updating.
Uffff Finally got it done.
That modem driver was the issue, For me the modem was installed as "Samsung CDMA Modem" no matter what I did, fiddled around for 3hrs and then I tried updating the device drivers and updated it with the drivers from that guide and Viola everything is over within 5 mins and I'm on 2.1
For those who are getting some image error in ODIN, run the application as administrator.
can anybody help me. i think i bricked my spica while updating to 2.1.
i tried to reflash it again but im stuck at setup connection. can i unbrick my phone. thnx
Possibly. I've flashed and upated my phone many times, and only once had an issue. I had to flash way back to an earlier firmware, using as All-In-One firmware, before bringing my phone back to life.
Follow these instructions (to the letter).
You must follow Flash Guide I ie. The ALL-In-One Flash update using ONLY TWO files.
The spica_jc3.ops file and All-in-One I570EXXJCE.tar mentioned.
Use Flash 1 All-In-One Guide
Once I had this firmware installed, my phone booted ok, and I was able to re-flash up to my latest firmware.
I tried to do this before, but got stuck on the "mapping com ports" stage.
using Win7 64bit....
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