Earlier today first build of Android 2.2 I9000XXJP1 of the Samsung Galaxy S firmware leaked online, after a while a updated build I9000XXJP2 was released which is the most recent version of Android 2.2 for Galaxy S that you can install right now. Today we will tell you how to Flash your Galaxy S to Android 2.2 ROM easily. Just follow our step by step instructions and you will be up and running Android 2.2 in no time.
How to Upgrade Galaxy S Firmware to Android 2.2
1) Download the necessary files to a single folder and extract them
Download Odin3_v1.0 for Flashing firmware
Download .PIT File
Download Android 2.2 build I9000XXJP2 (pass samsung-firmwares.com)
After extracting Odin and Android 2.2 rar file, it will look something like this
2) Double click on Odin3_v1.0 and keep it open
3) Turn off the Galaxy S
4) Remove SIM Card and MicroSD, Insert Battery
Now we have to turn on the Galaxy S in “Download Mode” – for this hold Volume Down, Power and Home button simultaneously for a few seconds, you will now see this screen
5) Now Connect the Galaxy S using the USB cable, wait for the necessary drivers to install.
Meanwhile in Odin do these
Check Re-Partition Check box
For PIT file select the downloaded PIT file in step 1
for PDA Select I9000XXJP2-REV03-PDA-CL464213.tar
For Phone Select MODEM_I9000XXJP2.tar
For CSC Select GT-I9000-CSC-MULTI-OXAJP2.tar
Odin will look like this now
After Drivers installation
Odin screen will now look like this
6) Click on Start
Wait for the Firmware update to get finished.
7) Galaxy S will now reboot and installation will now take place on the device itself and it will reboot once again.
Congrats you have successfully installed Android 2.2 Froyo on your Galaxy S.
If you have any questions or feedback use the comment form below.
The above guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S and not for Galaxy S variants.
Official Android 2.2 for Galaxy S will be rolled out in November, 2010 for all countries. You can update via Kies or use Odin if you have access to the firmware file.
Official Android 2.2 is now available via Samsung Kies software, read this tutorial to upgrade your Galaxy S via Kies
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