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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Krautsquid, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Krautsquid

    Krautsquid Lurker
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    Hello everyone!
    I have been using an Iphone 3GS (unlocked and jailbroken) for quite some time now. However a friend of my just gave me his Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant. Now, it is still on the android version 2.1 and I want to update it via Kies Mini.

    The drivers installed.
    Kies Mini recognizes the phone.
    It downloads the Update.

    Then, once it starts installing. Windows tells me I require a driver known as "gadget serial" driver. I have been trying to find it with no luck. Few minutes later Kies mini tells me that the phone could not be updated and tells me I can do an ER restore. Tried that, i mean what the heck do I have to lose. It frezzes during the process. So, reboot phone. Still one 2.1. Sad face!

    Reasons I need 2.2.
    I know it has an easier way of turning of the 3G network and everything. Been using the Iphone without a data plan and want to do the same with the vibrant. I got to the point it does not use it with 2.1, but want more control.

    Thanks for any help!
     



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  2. Silvertag

    Silvertag Well-Known Member

    Uninstall Kies Mini, reboot, download and install Kies (not the mini version), reboot, replug phone, redo update.
     

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