Galaxy S Froyo Upgrade Fails Again

imageWell, I tried it again. I had a new PC with no drivers installed and even did a reset to factory settings on the phone. Plugged the USB cable in and the result was the same as before, I was unable to have all the devices loaded. This sounds very much like I have a problem with the phone itself.

Oh well, off to Virgin tomorrow to see how the warranty works.

Samsung GalaxyS Froyo Upgrade Part 1

I am having a love-hate relationship with my Samsung GalaxyS Android phone. On the surface, there are one or two small issues but by far the biggest annoyance has been trying to upgrade the operating system on the phone from Android 2.1 to Android 2.2 (froyo).

So, the other day I received a marketing email from Samsung which pointed me to a Samsung Australia webpage that gave the following information.

image Yep – if you enlarge this you’ll see that Samsung Australia invites me to upgrade to Android 2.2 and nicely even provides a link to do that. The link actually carries you through to another Samsung webpage at http://www.samsung.com/au/smartphone/galaxys/software-updates.html which highlights the GalaxyS phone and permits a link for “Software Upgrades” to be clicked.

Read on and see how successful Thomo was, in this, part one of the tale.

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