Samsung Fascinate FroYo update now available; manual install instructions

Verizon has finally released the Android 2.2 update for Samsung Fascinate. This smartphone is one of last Galaxy S devices to get Froyo, as unlocked Galaxy S phone have already started getting Gingerbread.

Coming back to the update, it is available over the air, and you will soon get a notification on your Fascinate to download the update.  [Instructions here]

If you don’t want to wait for the notification, you can download the following official update file and follow the instruction below to flash the update now.


  • Download the file and rename it to
  • Copy it to Fascinate’s SD card.
  • Reboot the phone and hold VolUp+VolDn+Power while booting it back up.
  • You should see the Samsung logo. You can now let go.
  • Now, you will reach in recovery. Use volume buttons to navigate and Home to select.
  • Scroll down to Apply and select it.
  • Wait for the process to finish and you are good to go.

Update Changelog

via AndroidPolice

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2 thoughts on “Samsung Fascinate FroYo update now available; manual install instructions


    (April 21, 2011 - 11:56 am)

    when will froyo update to galaxy 5 will be available….???


    (April 21, 2011 - 10:08 am)

    The Download link isn’t working.

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