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Android 2.2 Froyo Update for Samsung Galaxy S

samsung galaxy sThe Froyo i.e. Android 2.2 version update which was very much awaited for the Samsung Galaxy S devices, has finally started coming in, firstly with the European devices. The update mainly includes the fix of GPS navigation system which was improper in the phones using the 2.1 version of Android. Update can be done through the Samsung Kies software for Windows.

The froyo update has the main changes, as Samsung states in the press release –

  • Google MapsTM with Navigation: GPS navigation system with voice guidance
  • Home Screen/Menu Preview and Edit : Preview by pinch-zoom
  • Setup Wizard: Quickly customize the GALAXY S and access networks with ease
  • Search in-Browser : Google™, Translate, Wikipedia, Dictionary
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1: Allow the web browser to make full use of the whole web

The JIT(Just in Time) compiler included in the 2.2 version, surely improves the performance and the speed of the device.
The other minor changes that users noticed are the new search widget, the improved gmail application, better default keyboard pattern, an option for you to have colored icons, and better graphic display.



  1. Shamsuddin

    April 17, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Please I do I go about installing variant kies on my laptop.Everytime I tryto installing it response “Error reading application.can anyone help me out

    • Amit Bhawani

      April 21, 2012 at 8:25 pm

      Probably some issue with the Drivers check that out.

  2. bourdja

    October 9, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Salu moi jai samgalaxy Gt-I9000M je veux le code de formatage pour la longe arab merci

  3. Debbie

    January 22, 2011 at 8:46 am

    Please help me to upgrade my Adobe Flash Player &any new updates for my phone Samsung Galaxy Fasaniate

  4. ashwin

    January 6, 2011 at 9:35 am

    pls update me about froyo 2.2 android os update for samsung galaxy 3 model no:GT-I5801




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