Sprint issued over-the-air updates last week that removed Carrier IQ and provided various bug fixes and enhancements to a few devices, and now the Samsung Epic 4G Touch is receiving a similar software update.
The OTA update starts today and will completely rollout within 10 days. According to Android Police and Sprint’s Community website, the Samsung smartphone update includes Carrier IQ removal, multiple calendar alerts dismissal, and Commercial Alert System activation. Users should visit the Samsung Epic 4G Touch Software Update blog for complete install instructions.
More information is available below.
Sprint’s Samsung Epic 4G witnessed another software update last week that included a speaker feedback fix and QIK and Asphalt 5 applications no longer preinstalled. Opening the application through its icon will now redirect Android-users to the Android market to download and install the full application.
The first Epic 4G software update is rolling out now and should finish by the end of the week (visit the Samsung Epic Software Update blog for install instructions).
For more details as to whether an OTA update is available on a specific Sprint device, go to the Settings menu on the Android smartphone and select “About phone,” then choose “System updates” to seek a manual update.
Sprint’s latest change log rollout for the HTC EVO 4G officially began Jan. 24, and it features Carrier IQ removal, peep client updates, and battery life improvements (visit the HTC EVO 4G Software Update blog for install instructions).
The HTC EVO Design 4G Sprint update also began Jan. 24, and it highlights Carrier IQ removal and peep client updates, along with Sprint Zone client updates, 3LM Enterprise Tool Access with no user-interface changes and improved battery life (visit the HTC EVO Design 4G Software Update blog for install instructions).
To access a manual OTA update on either HTC device, go to the Settings menu on the Android smartphone and select “System Update,” then choose “HTC software update.”
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