Android Firmware

How to Update Samsung Fascinate to EB01 Froyo

Samsung FascinateThere’s a great news for the Samsung Fascinate users, the long wait for the arrival of Froyo update is now over as we will guide you on how you can update your Samsung Fascinate. Please note that this is not the official version of the Froyo update but it’s highly stable Froyo update. There is still no confirmation on the arrival of official Froyo release for Samsung Fascinate. So, let’s check out how you can update your fascinate with Froyo very easily.

Please note that it’s highly recommended to take a backup of all your phone’s data including the phone book and sms details before proceeding for updating the device. Also all your applications will be wiped off, you need to take a backup of apps too. All the users who wish to upgrade the phone are requested to first go through the procedure once and then proceed to flash the firmware so that you will be well versed with the procedure. Please follow the instructions carefully and don’t try to jump the instructions as if not followed as per the instructions, your mobile will get bricked. Also, please ensure before proceeding to the update that your mobile phone is Samsung Fascinate model or not, if not then don’t update your device.

Procedure to install Stable Froyo on Samsung Fascinate

  • First of all you will have to download this file from your computer and need to place the same in the SD Card of the device.
  • Now next up, you will have to download any one of the below mentioned tar format files as per your choice, as you will have to select this tar file in the PDA option in Odin which we will see in the next step.

Select and download any one:

Full Stock Froyo Leak+root+Froyo Clockworkmod

Debloated /Deodexed Froyo Leak+root+Froyo Clockworkmod


Super Clean EB01 2.1+root+Froyo Clockworkmod


  • After downloading the PDA file, you will have to download the Odin with which you will be able to update the device’s firmware.
  • Unplug the connected mobile device from your computer, switch it Off, remove the Sim Card and Memory card. Please note that by this time you have taken a backup of all your phone’s data.


  • Now, it’s time to put your phone in the download mode, for this you need to first hold down the volume down key, plug in the USB cable into the phone after which you will see that download mode screen will be visible on the fascinate’s screen as shown in the below screen shot.

download mode

  • Now, open the installed Odin, click on PDA option and select the tar file which you have downloaded from the above list. Please ensure that you have selected the tar file in the PDA only and not in any other option as this may brick your phone.


  • After selecting the PDA file, click on Start button, after which the updation process will be started and will take few minutes to update the same. Please ensure that you don’t plug out the USB cable while updation process, if there is any power interruption then you again have to start the procedure of installing the procedure.

Now, after successful installation, just plug out the USB and re insert the Sim card and Memory card in your mobile phone and simply boot your device. After booting, you will see that your Samsung fascinate is running on Froyo 2.2.




  1. GeeFrmCali

    May 18, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    Is there anyway around it?

  2. GeeFrmCali

    May 18, 2012 at 4:25 am

    Will it erase my cricket flash?

    • Pradeep Neela

      May 18, 2012 at 2:36 pm

      yes it will

  3. GeeShxt

    May 8, 2012 at 4:28 am

    I have a Samsung fascinate that is flashed to cricket and is rooted. My question is if I do this upgrade will it delete the flash and go back to Verizon?

  4. Anand Alphonse

    October 2, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    what is this dbloted/deodexed means???

  5. Anand Alphonse

    October 2, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    Hi….can ant one give the main difference between the three ROM’s given above???….

    my requirement is a hassle free android version to put in my bro’s fascinate…..n is there any GB update for fascinate????

  6. roel

    June 24, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    thank you, for your help. i did the the update to my fascinate, flashed to cricket. and works very good.

  7. Tim

    April 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    Aren’t we supposed to do something with the file we put on the SD card, or is that done automatically with this particular set of instructions?


  8. Tim

    April 18, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    I am good until I click the “Start” button in Odin, and it instantly responds back in the Message area with ” All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 0). It doesn’t seem to do anything at all. I am trying to flash”

    Debloated /Deodexed Froyo Leak+root+Froyo Clockworkmod

    Any suggestions?



    • Tim

      April 18, 2011 at 10:34 pm

      Disregard… my phone wasn’t recognized by the computer. The COM port finally activated, and it is communicating now.


  9. jg

    April 16, 2011 at 12:08 am

    worked perfectly on my locked verizon Fascinate!!! THANK YOU !!!!

  10. Seraph

    April 14, 2011 at 6:41 am

    Does this require root or any other roms running, or can this be done from a stock Fascinate install?

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 14, 2011 at 7:31 am

      yes you can upgrade from the stock @seraph

  11. Kevin

    April 13, 2011 at 3:15 am

    Didn’t work for me. MD5 has fail. Ugh.

  12. John

    March 26, 2011 at 12:47 am

    @tb2313: Yes, I used this process to flash my Verizon Fascinate.

  13. tb2313

    March 18, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Does this work with the Verizon Fascinate?

    • Neal Pradeep

      March 19, 2011 at 5:42 am

      @tb2313 sorry to say that it doesn’t work for locked handset, you need to unlock first.

  14. John

    March 18, 2011 at 1:19 am

    Wow, this worked very well!

  15. Janice

    February 24, 2011 at 3:27 am

    Perfect! Updated and works beautifully. Thanks so much!

  16. L. Solen

    February 21, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    any way to install using mac. Only computer I have access to?

  17. DOS

    February 17, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    Great step by step instructions. I have not used Odin yet because when I rooted by Fascinate I had a one-click root that did Everything for me. Can I use Odin to create a backup of my existing ROM? I have tried Rom Manager to create a backup of my existing ROM but I am getting that stupid e-sig error from the file…

  18. William

    February 12, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    How do you transfer into the sdcard drad the folder into the sdcard?

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