The happy moment for the T-Mobile branded Samsung Galaxy S 4G handsets’ owners has arrived now. On its support webpage, the carrier has announced that Samsung Galaxy S 4G handsets will be able to upgrade with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. The new firmware update will bring the new software version T959VUVKJ6 for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G handset. Along with the Gingerbread update, this update will bring a couple of enhancements for camera & Wi-Fi, as well as an addition of the Google Security Patch, along with other device-specific bugfixes and the usual Gingerbread flavors.
How To Upgrade To Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
Please note that Gingerbread update will not be rolled out as OTA (over-the-air) update. Users must install Samsung Kies Mini Software in order to upgrade the software. Grab the Samsung Kies Mini software from the following link and follow the following instructions provided here at below..
Download: Samsung Kies Mini (41MB).
Download the Kies Mini software from the above links and install it on your Windows PC machine by extracting it.
# On your Samsung Galaxy S 4G handset, Head over to Menu –> Settings –> Applications –> USB Settings –> tap Ask on connection part.
# Hit Application menu –> tap Escape key –> Development.
# Insert the fully charged Samsung Galaxy S 4G handset to the PC using USB cable.
# Launch Samsung Kies software on your PC and it will recognize the handset.
After a few moments, hit the Click Upgrade button.
# Follow the on-screen instructions and let the process gets completed.
# That’s it. Enjoy Gingerbread refreshmemt on your Galaxy S 4G handset.
Mac users should click here (hit the link) for the full set of the instructions on how to upgrade the Galaxy S 4G handset on a Mac machine.
- Source: T-Mobile