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Verizon Pushing Out Froyo Update for the Samsung Fascinate
      #40491 - 04/20/11 04:49 PM

Verizon Wireless will begin pushing Android 2.2, Froyo, to the Samsung Fascinate tomorrow. Enhancements include support for Adobe Flash Player. Here is more info:

The new software update, i500.ED01, for your Samsung Fascinate. This update includes numerous enhancements and improvements, including an update to Android OS 2.2 (Froyo).

Web Browsing and Data Access
- Device now supports Adobe Flash 10.1.
- Enhanced browser performance for faster loading of webpages that include JavaScript.
- Search the web via Bing Voice Search without interruption.

Email and Messaging
- Move messages between folders in the Exchange email client with ease.
- Easily delete all messages in your sent and trash folders within your Exchange email account without being prompted to close the application.
- When using the Swype feature, sentences are now displayed with the proper use of upper and lower case letters.

Call Features
- ?Dialed Calls? correctly displays within the dialer application.
- When connected to a Bluetooth? device, pressing the speaker button will properly activate the speakerphone.
- Turning on the backlight when the phone is mounted in the car dock will no longer automatically activate the speakerphone.
- Improvements to the Voice Commands application allows you to accurately search contacts by name and number, even when the Contact List contains duplicates.

Additional Device Features
- Color and text scheme in the Calendar has been improved for better readability.
- ?Feeds and Updates? widget improvements for auto-refresh feature.
- V CAST Apps is now preloaded.
- Samsung Media hub is now preloaded.
- Ability to allow automatic app updates in Android Market.

Customers will be able to download the update manually starting tomorrow by going to Settings > About Phone > Update Phone. For more info visit:


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