How to Update Samsung Acclaim to Android 2.2 Froyo

If you are owning Samsung Acclaim, then here’s a great news for you all as finally the most awaited Froyo 2.2 version has now been launched by US Cellular. So, if you are the one who want to update your Acclaim with the Froyo 2.2 then let’s quickly check out on how you can install the same. Before we proceed to the article below on how you can update, you need to make sure that you have created a backup of all application as well as all messages and contacts as this software update will wipe out all information from your phone. Also, after taking the backup, it’s recommended to remove memory card and the SIM card from your phone.

Procedure to update Samsung Acclaim with Froyo 2.2:

  • First of all you will have to download the SW Upgrade tool with which you will be able to update your Samsung Acclaim.
  • After downloading the SW Upgrade file, you then need to close all programs which are running on your computer, and simply click on the downloaded file as shown below.

Setup icon

  • As soon as you click on the Setup icon, the installation wizard will install the Samsung Simple DL on your computer, after which you need to click on Next, Continue as shown below.

Installshield Welcome screen

  • Now, click on Install to start the installation process as shown below.

  • Now, the install shield wizard will now install the Samsung Simple DL as shown below

Installign Install shield

  • Now, the install shield successfully installed the Samsung Simple DL. Now, all you will need to do is to just click on Finish and Restart the computer if prompted as shown below.

Installation finished

  • Now, as soon as the installation is finished, you will find a SW Upgrade icon on your desktop as shown below.

SW Upgrade icon

  • After clicking on the SW Upgrade, you will get a screen wherein the License agreement needs to be accepted by clicking on the next.

End user agreement

  • After clicking on the Next, a warning will be prompted where in you will have to synchronize the data and ensure that your device is fully charged. Also, device will require a minimum of 20 MB free space on your phone.


  • Now, remove the back cover from your phone, take off the battery and then put the battery back in the phone and then put the cover back on the phone and then select the Software Upgrade tool.

Remove battery

  • Now, put your phone in the download mode by simultaneously pressing and holding the Volume Down, Camera, and End keys on your handset. Hold the keys until the following screen appears. Select Next.

connect usb

  • Now, attach the USB cable from the computer to the handset as shown.

plug usb to computer

  • As soon as the device drivers are installed, unplug the USB cable from the computer and the handset and select Next.

loading drivers

  • Attach the USB cable from the computer to the handset again. To ensure that the drivers were detected, a message on the bottom left hand corner shows Ready. On the bottom right hand corner, it will show COM Connected. Select Next and Press Start Software Download button to start the upgrade process as shown below.

press start to update

  • Please ensure that the phone is not disconnected while the software update is in progress.

don't disconnect

  • Now, as soon as the software update is finished, a pop up message will notify that the software upgrade is completed successfully.

update is completed

So, as soon as the software upgrade is finished, the phone will restart after which you will have to unplug the USB cable from the computer and then reinstall the Micro SD Memory Card.

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  1. tim

    January 17, 2012 at 12:38 am

    you cant have the usb cord connected when you do it

  2. Seth

    October 19, 2011 at 8:25 am

    My phone is having a hard time going threw download mode, I held the three buttons but nothing happened.

  3. cris

    July 23, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    plzz help

  4. cris

    July 23, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    when i pug i my usb it says it doesnt recinded it

    • NeaL Pradeep

      July 24, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      have you tried installing the drivers and PC Suite software?

  5. cody

    June 2, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    at end user License agreement i cant see part of the document including the next button what do i do

  6. teresa

    March 12, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    finally!!! exactly how do i backup? i unmounted to my pc, but i dont see all of my info, not contacts or all of my apps or my text messages.

    • Neal Pradeep

      March 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm

      Hey teresa.. u can sync all contacts with gmail n all apps with app backup u can bkupapps.u need not unmount

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