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3/21 - Samsung Epic Maintenance Release (Android 2.2) - EC05

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3/21 - Samsung Epic Maintenance Release (Android 2.2) - EC05

Samsung Epic Maintenance Release (Android 2.2) - EC05

Enhancements/Fixes:

- Upgrade of the Google OS from Éclair to Froyo (2.2.1)

  - Ability to install applications to external storage

  - Improved Bluetooth device support

  - Bluetooth Voice Dialing

  - Flash Player 10.1

  - Improved OS performance

  - many others...

- GPS Enhancements

- Email PIN based authentication

- User friendly tethering for 3G and 4G

- Sprint ID

Important Notes:

- Software version is: S:D700.0.5S.EC05

- Devices with software versions DI18 and EB13 will receive the update first.  See the

  Samsung Epic Maintenance Release Blog  or this thread for information on updating from older

  software versions. 

- Download and install time is approximately 10 minutes

- Released in stages with 100% of devices having received the update within 4 days.  Devices

  on releases other than DI18 or EB13 may take longer to receive the update. 

- Refer to the Samsung Epic Maintenance Release blog for install instructions

- Refer to this thread for more Epic specific information on Sprint ID 

UPDATE 3/28: The EB13 to EC05 rollout is hitting devices now!

 

Added info regarding older software releases: dshoem01

Timing for EB13:  dshoem01

Message was edited by: dshoem01

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I'm getting the download bar on the system updates screen...  good night this will take forever (but I'm not complaining), I'm basically in a bunker here at work....

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How long is this download supposed to take?  It's been 60 minutes exactly and no different indicator of completion.

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well downloaded a few apps and also updated some too. still nothing. i guess the 12 yrs of dedication to sprint/nextel means nothing. the only good thinig is i get a massive discount thru my job and there plans are cheaper than everyone elses.  i guess ill have to wait for the htc evo 3d to be completely satisfied.  im always last.  damn it.  lol

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ringo pro users beware......after update it switched all my ringtone and sms tones around other then that i have not found any bugs yet i did my update around 730 am im in ny and it took around 5 minutes

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I've heard anywhere from 1 hour to 16 hours. It is supposed to take 10 minutes but it is a 95mb file.

My update keeps starting at 3.1mb and then going down to 2.5. I left it on last night for 6 hours and it said 2.5mb when I woke up this morning. I've been trying to get this to download for 2 days now.

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i got mine about 745 am it took 5 minutes im in ny

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Ok, so it's finally happened!  Here's what happened:

I received no popup notifications about anything.  I just checked in Settings > About Phone > Update Android and it said "downloading" with a diagonal-striped bar.  That just sat there doing nothing for three hours.  Finally, the bar disappeared and the greyed out "Download" box at the bottom became active.  I clicked Download and the progress bar downloaded the update in about 1 min.  Then it asks you to Install Now or Install Later.  I chose Install Now and it notified me that the update woudl take place, I couldnt make or receive calls, etc etc. and rebooted about 3x.  Took about 5 min total and then, voila, I had Froyo.  It's changed all my system sounds.  I have to re-sign in to email.  But it's done and there!  Woo-hoo!!!

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DMS007 wrote:

I am thinking that none of the bugs in EB13 are fixed in EC05. I like the android keyboard but the dictionary does not work. The checkerboarding is no big deal for me and the camera in low light would have been a nice fix. I do not like the geotagging in Camera mode. I should not have to use a seprate app to clear that before posting. So I do not know if EC05 is a necessary update.



I am inclined to agree with DMS007. I currently have the update message on my phone, and I don't think I want to let it download. The only options offered are to download now or later.There is no option to stop the process completely. Any suggestions?

FYI, I had updated to EB13 last month, but I had so many problems that I had to get a replacement phone (with Eclair) from Sprint. I'm afraid that EC05 will be the same thing all over again.

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mine had the moving dashed lines since 6:00am EST and I'm just now getting a normal download bar.  I believe its just going to take alittle longer than they projected... 

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I received the update notification this morning and went to Settings > About Phone > Update Android and the update was available.  It said to download it so i hit the download button. I waited and it downloaded in about 15 minutes and it was complete.  Then it said that a restart was required.  Instead of restarting I ended up accidentally hitting the "Download" button that was still available even though I'd already downloaded it.  Now my phone is stuck downloading it again. It says, "Downloading" and shows a progress bar that has no progress.  I've pulled the battery out and restarted more than 5 times and when I get back into the update android screen it is automatically trying to download it again.

I'm assuming its trying to download a file it already has and is bugging out. I'm on the phone with Sprint support now but I wanted to warn you that if after you download the update, DO NOT CLICK THE DOWNLOAD BUTTON AGAIN or else you'd be in my predicament.

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I have the EB13 and my phone hasn't received the update yet, it won't even allow me to update anything, I keep getting error messages! It also tells me that my android is up to date. I called Sprint and they told me that this update isn't ota, I have to take the phone in and have them do the update. This is really starting to make me mad!

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Those who have had failed updates:  have any of you received the update again?  If so, did it install properly the second time?

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