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How Do I Update The Software On My T-Mobile SGH-t959 (Vibrant) Phone To Android 2.2 Froyo (KB5) Through Kies Mini For PC?
An Operating System upgrade from Eclair to Froyo is now available for the SGH-t959 (Vibrant). Please read the FAQ below for information on how to update, to see what is new in Froyo, and much more.
Notice: Please back up all data such as your contacts, pictures, music, videos etc... prior to performing the update as data could be lost.
In addition, the KB5 software supercedes the previous KA6 software thus it will no longer be available.
Step 1: Obtaining Kies Mini
To obtain the a copy of Kies Mini for the PC, click on the download button below.
Save the file to a specified location, recommend desktop for
If you have downloaded & upgraded previously with Kies Mini, an automatic update may occur.
Step 2: Installing Kies Mini
1. Double click the Kies Mini file. The program will then extract files needed for installation. No action is required.
2. Location and language is selected by default, click the Next button.
3. Read over the license agreement, check "I accept the terms..." and then click the Next button
4. Kies Mini will begin installation. No action is required.
5. Click Finish and restart the computer
Step 3: Configuring Device/Driver Install
While the computer is restarting, we will need to configure the phone so that Kies Mini can talk to it. Follow the steps below:
Step 4: Device Upgrading
Notice: Please verify your data is backed up to the medium of your choice. Data loss may occur after upgrading.
1. Open Kies Mini and plug the USB cable into the phone. Select Samsung Kies from the phone when prompted.
2. Click on Phone Upgrade.
3. Read over the Caution statements and check "I have read and understood..." and then click the Upgrade button.
4. Kies Mini will contact the server and download the binary. Downloading time varies on network conditions. It may take a few minutes.
5. Kies Mini will start upgrading the device.
6. Click the Ok button to finish.
Android Froyo 2.2 Information For The Vibrant
Please see below for a list of changes found on the Android 2.2 Froyo Upgrade for the SGH-t959 Vibrant. Also, you may click here to additional information
Release Notes Information For KB5
Please see below for a list of changes found in KB5 outside of what is listed of Froyo information
Kies Mini Does Not Detect The Phone:
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