Sprint and Samsung have finally decided to grace Epic 4G with Gingerbread update. The Android 2.3 update just became official and will be available over the air, you r smartphone will get the notification and you just have to follow the on-screen instructions.
You can also manually trigger the update by going to Menu > Settings > About phone > System updates >Update Android.
Sprint Epic 4G Gingerbread update changelog:
- Upgrade of the Google OS from Froyo to Gingerbread (Android 2.3)
- Audible Sprint AIRAVE™ notifications when answering call
- SMS messages sent without area code
- PRL and Profile update
- EAS (Exchange Activesync) email displaying HTML
- Bluetooth headset sound improvements
- Fully visible date on device lock screen
As the update is being rolled out in phases, you device might take up to ten days to receive the update notification.