The Froyo update for the Samsung Epic 4G is now available for owners to download. Go here for a .exe to run from a connected PC and upgrade over USB or select the Mac link for an update.zip file that can be run directly from the phone’s SD card-stock devices running the most recent DI18 build only. Make sure you back up everything you want to save first. The first option for update will wipe your device to a blank slate. The press release after the jump.
Android Froyo 2.2 Information For The Epic 4G Release
Please see below for a list of changes found on the Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade for the SPH-d700 (Epic 4G) Also, you may click here to additional information for specific 2.2 information.
Improvements:Email: Now able to download & open attachment from RTF formatted email. Also, default email size changedQik: 90 degree rotation is now supported.Hotspot: Added timeout setting (Menu>Advanced>Power Mode). Furthermore, added more authentication methods.Calendar: A dialer can now be launched to call phone numbers within a calendar event when a number is selected. In addition, action is now able to be taken on received meeting invitesModifications:Default Email Sig: Changed default email signature to “Sent from Samsung Mobile”Data Roaming: Data Roaming is now set On by default.Browser: Zoom button now appears. In addition, Autofit is defaultedAlarm: Snooze option defaulted when alarm is createdTrash: Changed veribage as there is no Trash folder on serverFixes:Media Hub: Application doesn’t work at times. New application release corrected problem.EAS OOO: Meeting responses were not working.Lock-up During Gmail: When syncing (sending a picture through Gmail, would cause phone to lock up.Dialer SK: Sometime during in-call state, softkey wouldn’t respond.Bluetooth: Corrected a couple of Bluetooth related problems regarding volume & pairing.Barcode Apps: Barcode applications would crash frequently.Unsolicited Power-Off: Device would power off due to low battery.Force Close: Resolved several force close problems relating to creating email folders, moving through fields, etc…Document Saved: When attempting to edit a saved doc, shift and function would not work. The Viewer has been updated.