We reported earlier that the Sprint Epic 4G will be receiving an update this week that will bring Froyo 2.2 and enable Sprint ID. The following is the actual text that will be on the Sprint website shortly.
- A software update to EC05 (Froyo with Sprint ID) will be available beginning Monday, 3/21/11 for the Samsung EPIC 4G via Google OTA.
- OTA Duration time dependent on current device usage: 10-20 minutes, with installation time of 6-8 minutes.
- Customers will become eligible for the upgrade across a 4-day period based on their status with the Google servers.
- Upgrade of the Google OS from Éclair to Froyo (2.2.1)
- Add Sprint ID functionality
- Ability to install applications to external storage
- Improved Bluetooth device support
- Bluetooth Voice Dialing
- Flash Player 10.1
- GPS Enhancements
- Improved OS performance
- Email PIN based authentication
- User friendly tethering for 3G and 4G
The update begins today and should be completed by March 24.