Starting today Sprint Epic 4G and Galaxy Tab owners will receive an over-the-air (OTA) update that will enable Sprint ID. The Epic 4G will also receive Android 2.2 Froyo.
After you have received the update you will see the Sprint ID icon in your applications menu. You will be able to download ID Packs which include apps, widgets, ringtones, wallpapers, shortcuts and more. These can be tailored to your specific interests, business needs or favorite brands.
According to the press release:
“Sprint ID launched in October 2010 on three devices – LG Optimus S™, Sanyo Zio™ and Samsung Transform™ – with 16 consumer lifestyle ID packs targeting specific interests including Home Base, Health & Fitness, Fashion & Beauty, Socially Connected, Business Pro, Golf Enthusiast, Auto Enthusiast, The Big Apple and Entertainment, as well as branded ID packs from Yahoo!, WHERE and Lo2Yo by LatCel. Since launch, brands that have deployed Sprint ID packs include MTV, ESPN and HSN. Select ID packs will be available for download onto Samsung Galaxy Tab and Samsung Epic 4G.”
“Customers with Sprint ID-capable devices can download up to five ID packs onto their phone and easily switch back and forth between them or swap them out for new ones. Sprint customers currently are downloading an average of two ID packs per device. Sprint ID packs are free to download with an Everything Data plan.”
The OTA updates should be completed by March 24th. For more information about Sprint ID please visit Sprint ID. To see the full press release hit the source link.
[via sprint newsroom]