Sunday, October 23, 2011

ODIN Guide: Samsung Epic 4G (Sprint) Upgrade to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread D700EG22 Stock Firmware

This is a step by step instruction on how to upgrade Sprint Samsung Epic 4G to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread with a leaked stock ROM EG22.

Note: This is a leaked version of the stock ROM firmware and installing it is by flashing via ODIN. If you are not familiar in flashing firmwares, do not follow this procedure and wait for the official Samsung release.

Important: Before proceeding back up of all important files stored on the device.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible if anything happens to your phone, proceed at your own risk.

Download the Epic 4G at then scroll down to where it says "SPH-D700 Epic 4G" and there select and download the D700EG22).
You may need to register to the site if you are not a member yet, then after that
navigate to TOOLBOX>FIRMWARE>FW USA> then scroll down to where it says "SPH-D700 Epic 4G" and there select and download the D700EG22)
Sorry  not to post the direct download links, for samfirmware team has been working hard just to get the USA firmware at stock.

1) Extract the download firmware packaged.
2) Run ODIN downloader tool. On ODIN click the PIT button and then load the pit file victory_8G_100528.pit  on it. Next, click the PDA  button then load the
SPH-D700-EG22-8Gb-REL.tar.md5 file.

upgrading samsung epic 4g 2.3.4 gingerbread
3)Reboot your Samsung Epic 4G to download mode:
-Turn your Epic 4G off
-While the phone is off, hold down the “1″ key on the QWERTY keyboard while holding the “Power” button. Then connect the phone to PC USB.
4) Once all set, fire up the "START" button to begin flashing the firmware. 

Odin flshing samsung epic 4g 2.3.4 gingerbread

5) Don't touch it until the flashing process completes and then the phone reboot. You will eventually see a word "PASS" when it finishes. Then un-plug it from PC.

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