Samsung Captivate gets Gingerbread update


AT&T and Samsung have finally released the much-awaited and ultra-delayed Android 2.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S Captivate owners. Update is now available via Kies Mini. If you don’t have Kies Mini on your PC, download from here.

Update will wipe all data from your phone, so make sure to back-up everything.

Samsung Captivate Update Change-log:

New User Features

  1. Download Management.
  2. Intuitive Text Input.
  • New layout for larger fonts and easy inputs
  • Word prediction. Multi-touch for numerical input (Shift + Numbers)
  • One-touch Word Selection and Copy/Past

UI Improvements

  1. Fixed Top-menu in Gmail.
  2. Voice Search added into the search categories.
  3. Vertical play mode added for YouTube.

New Developer Features

  1. Enhancements for Game.
  • 3D Graphic driver updates
  • Additional Khronos standard such as OpenSL ES, EGL for better multimedia performance
  • Concurrent Garbage Collector technology imbedded to reduce lags in playing games

More about the update on the AT&T Support Page.


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