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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 A Mac?
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 Mac, click on the download button below.
Save the file to a specified location, recommend desktop for
Step 2: Installing & Launching Kies Mini
1. Locate the Kies Mini Zip file. Click on to extract the PKG and click on the file to launch the installer.
2. Click Continue
3. Read over the requirements and then click Continue
4. Read over the EULA and click Continue
5. Click Agree
6. Click Continue
7. If prompted, enter your password and click Ok
8. Kies Mini will install. No action is required
9. Click Close
10. Click on Go and then click on Applications
11. Search through the Applications listing and click on Kies Mini
Step 3: Configuring Device
The will need to be configured the 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 Upgrade Available
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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