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Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801 gets Android 2.2 FroYo update in India + How To

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Samsung has finally let out their most awaited update for the Samsung Galaxy 3. Android 2.2 aka Froyo is now available for all those with samsung Galaxy 3s in India and Europe.

To Update your Device

Make sure your device is fully charged!

BE sure to backup all your data!

 

Step one

Download the latest version of Kies

Step two

Fully charge your Galaxy 3

Step three

Connect via the USB cable to your computer

Step four

Fire up kies and let it search for update

if it does not give you an update, check for update manually by clicking the update button in the bottom row.

Step Five

Follow the steps on the screen and your device will begin the new update.

Few features that are in the 2.2 update –

  • A very colorful menu interface
  • The ability to Install apps to the SD CARD
  • Apart from general Performance boost in processor, better battery and ram management.
  • The 2.2 update also adds a lot of bug fixes and tweaks.

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Bharat Nagpal
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92 comments
Mits
Mits

If i upgrade my GTi5801 from 2.1 to 2.2, will i lose all the data like my texts and contacts and also apps?

Mits
Mits

If i upgrade my GTi5801 from 2.1 to 2.2, will i lose all the data like my texts and contacts and also apps?

Rohit
Rohit

installed successfully..............................you rock man

Rj_queen
Rj_queen

after the update i've been havin issues with my Swype. and it's happening quite regularly. also the Gallery hangs a lot after the update. i don't see much improvement in processor speed as claimed. that's it abt the froyo update in galaxy 3 (apollo). Kinda regretting buying this phone actually. :(

Kiran S
Kiran S

The firmware upgrade freezes after 47%. Any solution for this

Minde
Minde

i manually searched for update but it says that there is no updates for my phone pls help

Milind
Milind

any  idea on whether 2.3 upgrade is coming or we would have to root :)

Anudyuti Kar
Anudyuti Kar

Anyone? Give me gingerbread on this phone? Please?

Danny
Danny

Hei dude's I'm going to upgrade my galaxy 3 to 2.1 to 2.2... is this best to upgrade to 2.2 or else carry with 2.1 is best...? Please guide me...Thanx

Mvelarasan
Mvelarasan

connecting the it will be take many more time

Part
Part

Will there will be a Samsung  galaxy ace Android 2.3 update?

Parth
Parth

Samsung galaxy 3 android 2.2 review please...

Om_90
Om_90

it take lots of time nd nothing happened..  pls give any solution.. just shows please wait update file searching

Dev
Dev

awesooomeee Mannnn luv u for thiss .......

PS
PS

samsung really sux... a bunch of incompetent fools

ysr
ysr

I  installed the latest kies. It is showing as there is an update.  It is downloading the software from net.. and then wen updating the version in phone it gets in to  an error and exits. then phone remains with the old froyo update.I tried serveral times in my phone and in my friend phone..how to fix this?

Purusathi
Purusathi

i am not able to update my phone through kies , after downloading it is saying that an error has is there bcoz of that im not able to update my phone

G Gsaravanan
G Gsaravanan

Recently lastweek, Samsung gave patch for fixing swype issue and camera firmware issue.Connect your mobile thur kies, get updated to solve the issues

Bkj
Bkj

Folks! The patch for Froyo is finally out on Kies! Has a fix for the swype issue.... People who have updated can also keep users posted on the other fixes on this patch .....

Jain465
Jain465

insufficient disk space(at least 3000MB) i keep getting this.......

James6
James6

updated my phone...... but there r some problems.... swype not working... size of the app is showing much less than the actual size... shows my phone is in roaming even when it hasn't moved an inch...

Pkool37
Pkool37

it seems on flashin galaxy 3 wth froyo 2.2,'swype' is facin prob..!is it true ?!!

Jerish
Jerish

updated ma phone very easily by ths steps!!... really nyc!... cheers guys..!!!!!!!!

Ryan Paul Joy P
Ryan Paul Joy P

hi ther.... im facing a problem... no clue if its the cell phone or my laptop or Kies... I downloaded and installed the latest version of Kies... When I launch the application a error message pops-up stating -  KiesPDLR has stopped working... OK fine... I clicked on Cancel and Kies application opened... O sorry, before opening Kies, I connected my Galaxy 3 and then opened the Kies application... :-) Kies was able to detect my Galaxy 3 and a message pops-up stating - A new firmware version is available. Updating may improve the performance of GT-I5801. Do u want to upgrade? (It also says about current and latest firmware version)... I clicked on Update and then a new window pops-up about Caution... I accepted it and clicked on upgrade... Then this annoying message comes up stating that firmware cannot be upgraded... Why??? I had to tell everything in detail because there is not one site that talks about a solution... Pls help... being trying to upgrade to froyo 2.2 for a long time now... Hoping to hear frm u as early as possible... Thanx... Ryan

shahid
shahid

 tried to upgrade my samusng galaxy 3 i5801 but couldn't make. the problem i faced was during upgrade process using kies i downloaded the firmware and got the downloading screen on my phone also but something went wrong which stopped the upgrade process saying cannot upgrade. Can anyone provide me any info to over the the same prob?And luckily i found my phone was in the earlier position with 2.1 Eclair and functional

Nishant
Nishant

updated to latest kies.. doesnt detect phone.. dont even find an option to update..

Manjunatharamesh
Manjunatharamesh

When i go to upgrade through kies it shows memory is not sufficient require 3000 mb. Any solution for this?

Jakkyhot
Jakkyhot

i have updated my galaxy 3 to 2.2 successfully by samsung care. without giving money on date 28-4-2011. ask to samsung care.

Jimmy Joshi
Jimmy Joshi

Same here buddy.. lemme know if u find a resolution. I tried the unofficial to upgrade it was causing issues to my phone so rolled it back to original firmware. Now can't upgrade it officially!!!

Bala6974
Bala6974

Successfull updated to 2.2!!!

Raunaq009
Raunaq009

which kies version r u using

G Saravanan
G Saravanan

I've updated my Galaxy5801 thru' kies update. Everything looks good, but two of the froyo features are NOT working in galaxy 5801 (2.2) update, 1. Live wallpaper not working 2. Adobe flash player wont work in galaxy 5801, bcoz of ArmV6 processor.Additionally swype keypad also NOT working.Will Samsung give any other patch to fix LIVE Wall paper and swype keypad?

Adikelkar4
Adikelkar4

hey tried to update my g3 via kies....it goes on until 50-60% but then displays a maeesge saying cannot update due to some unknown error....please help...need the Froyyo badle....!!

Jakkyhot
Jakkyhot

go to nearest samsung care

Steve_mavros
Steve_mavros

Not sure whether they fixed any bugs prevalent in Eclair; but they introduced many more bugs in this Froyo upgrade!!! Swype gone, some camera issues, mob not becoming silent on pressing vol down key and the list just goes on!!!

Fizz
Fizz

i hv tried updating my fone but evrytym the "preparing for firmware update" screen crashes or stays without any activity...pls help

Suresh
Suresh

hi d all , Froyo 2.2 update is boon for whos using I5801 its awesome, they fixed some many bugs it is very fast on booting and added features i luv this.. I takes 20min to upgrade

Vikramraju
Vikramraju

HI i installed kies but its saying saying that your device doesn't support kies2.0 what to do ,how to update... plz help me with this

LJ
LJ

Why can't people in the UK get the update?

VP
VP

Hi All,17-Apr-11 in India Froyo update on Galaxy 3 is awesome. It took me just 20-25 minutes through latest Kies MTNL broadband connection at 1 AM to upgrade. There was no need to restore contacts, applications or SMS,. Kies is beautiful software to upgrade. New widgets and new bundled apps are part of this major release. Please go for it. Never look back...Please follow the blog:http://techgom.blogspot.com/2011/04/officialupgrading-samsung-galaxy-3.htmlall the best... Regards VP

VP
VP

Hi All, Froyo update on Galaxy 3 is awesome. It took me just 20-25 minutes through latest Kies MTNL broadband connection at 1 AM to upgrade. There was no need to restore contacts, applications or SMS,. Kies is beautiful software to upgrade. New widgets and new bundled apps are part of this major release. Please go for it. Never look back...Please follow the blog:http://techgom.blogspot.com/2011/04/officialupgrading-samsung-galaxy-3.htmlall the best... Regards VP

Pratik Daphal
Pratik Daphal

Kies is really stupid.....its getting started..........comes black screen every time when i start kies...... :(..

NARENDRA SHARMA
NARENDRA SHARMA

I have update my galaxy 3 to froyo but I want to reinstall froyo. So plz tell me how can I reinstall it.

Pratik Daphal
Pratik Daphal

When this post have been posted??????? I am using the same mobile samsung galaxy 3 i5801.......and badly waiting for froyo 2.2......