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I5700 Galaxy Spica/lite officially gets Android 2.1

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by svkndv, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Beerkan

    Beerkan Android Enthusiast

    Have you enabled WiFi.
    Wireless & Network Settings
    Wi-Fi [x]

    Also try to send an MMS, and receive one too.

    Member rwZephyr is from Canada too. He got his phone working. You might need to ask him for his APN settings etc.


  2. Rivisio

    Rivisio Newbie

    I never recieve or send MMS's so I dont care about them. but other than that, things seem to be working fine. i'll update you guys if I run into any issues. I'm happy Kies solved all my driver issues that I've been having for the past month. lol.
  3. Beerkan

    Beerkan Android Enthusiast

    Maybe so.. But to help others who may wish to update to 2.1 as yourself, can you help them confirm whether MMS works?
    andy-roid likes this.
  4. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    Latest from T-Mobile Twitter Help account:

  5. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    they say that for evey phone that's getting the 2.1 update there full of bull
  6. Gabo

    Gabo Lurker

    Guys, question here... it takes too long to boot. Is that normal?

    Second one: By mistake I manually added an operator... and now I have 2 names (when lock the screen, at right top corner I have 2 operators). Is only a "visual" issue, as it does not affect the phone... but any way to remove it and leave only one? (no hard reset please, I have just installed 2.1 and a lots of app).
  7. rusky

    rusky Well-Known Member

    Mine takes ages to boot, sits on the Samsung screen for a minute or two.

    No idea about the network though. Backup the apps to the SD card & hard reset?
  8. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    I got fed up with the Samsung and T Mobile bullshit so I Odin'd last night.

    So far very happy, but I'm still learning my way round the ever so slightly different OS
  9. kingdave

    kingdave Android Enthusiast

    If you're still waiting on official release, here's the latest from T Mob Twitter:

  10. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    t mobile are starting to come out with every thing because i went to the medowhall t mobile store and spoke to the store manager and he told me that its out of testing and samsung are sorting out how we can get the update on the phone
  11. pompelmoes

    pompelmoes Lurker


    Any news to update the spica in Belgium ? I got kinda lost reading this topic. there's so many posts, lol.

  12. Rivisio

    Rivisio Newbie

    no, my mms doesnt work sending or recieving. I'm running firmware version JD1
  13. Beerkan

    Beerkan Android Enthusiast

    Have you set up all your APN (Access Point Names) settings?

    Wireless & Network Settings
    Mobile Networks
    Access Point Names
  14. crypticmiss

    crypticmiss Lurker

    I really don't understand how android 2.1 is on my daughter in law's Galaxy that she bought from 3 but I still have 1.5 on my tmobile Galaxy. Tmobile can't help. I emailed Samsung and they were no help. I bought the phone for bluetooth but no file exchange available until 2.0. Also I only have a mac so won't be able to use pc studio to update when it comes anyway. Why do they use microsoft based stuff anyway when people want Android to avoid microsoft bugs and poor security. Surely if the update is available anywhere then it should be available everywhere, or am I being thick? I would understand if it was a different phone altogether but they are the same and we live in the same country so that is not the reason either, in spite of Samsung saying it was only available in Germany - tell that to 3 cos they clearly have it in the uk.
  15. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    I spoke t the manager at the t mobile store at medowhall and told me we would get a txt when the update was ready for us and that is down to samsung now not t mobile..he all so said it would be out a the end of may
  16. Beerkan

    Beerkan Android Enthusiast

    Can you post the version No's etc, from 2.1?
    About Phone
    Scroll to the bottom

    Firmware Version:
    Baseband Version:
    Kernel Version:
    Build Number:
  17. sipart

    sipart Member

    3 shipped all i5700 with 2.1 as standard. T-Mobile didn't as they had the phone as an exclusive to them for a couple of months.

    So we T-Mobile customers got it early but got the older OS - wern't we lucky ;-)

    Problem with updates via T-Mobile is not really known to be perfectly honest. If you wait long enough you will get 2.1 on your T-Mobile i5700 or you can do it yourself - just takes a bit of reading here to find all the answers. To be honest I'm happy waiting for T Mobile to get their arses into gear...well to the end of the month anyway!
  18. rusky

    rusky Well-Known Member


  19. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    all we can do is wait and see what happend it might be bull but i dont no weather to use odin as some members are reporting bugs with there os/fw s they have installed
  20. cxeop001

    cxeop001 Lurker

    Me: When is t-mobile going to release the samsung galaxy portal
    TmobileUKhelp: Hi Chris, we are currently testing the update and will release it once it has passed testing. We will tweet once it is available. Thanks
    Me: will it be this week?, this month?, this year?, Each software release will follow a test plan, that plan will have a target date, ???
    TmobileUKhelp: Hi Chris, I am not involved in the testing but I do know that we are currently testing the update to ensure that it works on our network.
    TmobileUKhelp: I am unable to provide you with a date but once we have been informed of one we will tweet. Thanks
  21. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    i dont no why its in testing because it works with there network
  22. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    I'm going to update mine tonight do I need to back any thing up on my phone and what's the best os/fw to use ...I've got nothing I want to save on the phone
  23. rusky

    rusky Well-Known Member

    I backed up my texts with SMS backup & restore, APNs with apn backup & restore & apps with Astro file manager.

    All you need to do once it's flashed is install Astro & use it to install all your apps which will include the SMS & APN ones.
  24. andy-roid

    andy-roid Android Enthusiast

    so all i need to do is back up my APNs what do i used to back up as ive got nothing else i want to save my contacts are synced with google

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