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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AlWa7ch, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. AlWa7ch

    AlWa7ch Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello everyone,
    I'm new here and I bought my Galaxy S around 4 months ago.
    I live in Budapest and still don't have any upgrade to 2.2 yet via Kies, and I just heard about a 2.3 upgrade a couple of weeks ago coming up for the Galaxy S also.
    Here's a screenshot of what I see on Kies when I attempt to upgrade:
    http://i54.tinypic.com/28k52z8.jpg
    When I check the firmware version on my phone, I read "2.1-update1", and still no sign of any upgrade to Froyo...
    Thanks in advance for your response.
     



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  2. GalaxyTDM

    GalaxyTDM Well-Known Member

    As far as I understand it Firmware release availability is more down to your carrier than to Samsung.
    If I understand correctly, Google release the upgrade manufacturers make it work with their basic (unbranded) devices and then the carriers add their bloat ware and test it again, when they are happy it gets released to the customer.
    So it could be that your carrier haven't/don't want to get it working with their network.
     
  3. AlWa7ch

    AlWa7ch Lurker
    Thread Starter

    So is there any solution to this? I really want to have 2.2 (or if possible 2.3) running on my phone...
     
  4. Shocky

    Shocky Android Expert

    I'm on 2.2.1 and have been since december, the updates are out so the question you should be asking is why are you not on 2.2.1?

    Are you incapable of reading and following some basic instructions and flashing the phone yourself?

    I'm really getting sick of these posts. :mad:

    http://www.samfirmware.com/firmwares.htm - Everything you need is here.
     
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  5. AlWa7ch

    AlWa7ch Lurker
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    Didn't I mention that I was NEW here? And by that I mean new to the world of Android, Galaxy S, etc.
     
  6. Shocky

    Shocky Android Expert

    Sorry bud. :eek:

    Basically just find the correct version for your phone from the link above and follow the instructions, I think you have to register to download them.

    Any problems either ask here or try the xda-developers forum, they are usually pretty good there.

    EDIT: also have a look at this, detailed how to guide.

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=818556
     
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  7. AlWa7ch

    AlWa7ch Lurker
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    Thank you very much for your assistance mate.
     
  8. steeharry

    steeharry Newbie

    thanks for the links to flash galaxy s. just flashed now.
     

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