Samsung Epic 4G’s Froyo update (EB13) now available from Samsung [Download]

Samsung Epic 4G Froyo Update

Sprint has recently announced about the Android 2.2 Froyo OTA update for Samsung Epic 4G handsets. ou you don’t have to wait for that over the air release from Sprint. Samsung has released the EB13 build for Froyo update on Samsung Epic handsets. The build is now available to download on support website of Samsung.

Users can download the build from a connected PC and upgrade over USB. Users can also prefer to select the Mac link and get an file that can be run straight from the Samsung Epic 4G’s SD card, although it has to be stock devices running the recent DI18 build.

Download and do a full installation of the software on your PC and connect your Samsung Epic 4G to PC. The PC will recognize the handset.

Some of the new Improvements with Android 2.2 Froyo update

# Well improved Home Screen.
# Improved Performance of the browser.
# Faster app switching and smoother performance on memory-constrained devices.
# Adobe Flash 10.1 support.
# Ability to store and run non-forward locked apps on the SD card.
# New lock screen mode for entering a numeric pin or alphanumeric password.
# Some more improvements – Qik video supports 90 degree rotation and improved Hotspot feature.
# Some modifications and bug fixes takes place.

Sprint’s OTA update will follow in waves and the owners of the Samsung Epic 4G should get it by February 25th. Why waiting for that? Download the update and do it manually.


Froyo update (hit the link) for Windows users ( .exe file; weighing 200.73 MB).
Froyo update (hit the link) for Mac users (zip file; weighing 91.14 MB).

Update (10/5/2012): Links not working anymore!

Keep your Samsung Epic 4G into USB Debugging Mode”. Users need to select Applications—> Settings –> Applications –> Development –> and now check the box USB Debugging.

Head over to these pages (Windows users, Mac users) for full-fledged instructions page regarding this Froyo Update. Bear in mind that there is no 64-bit Windows support in build, it only supports 32bit versions (There might be some chances that it can work with 64-bit machines. So give a try) and don’t forget make a full back up of the handset before upgrading to Froyo.

[Source: Samsung]

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