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Samsung Fascinate Android 2.2 EB01 Gallery

We received word from one of our Verizon friends late last week suggesting that the official Froyo (Android 2.2) build for the Samsung Fascinate is not version DL30 that was leaked out last week, but will instead be build EB01.  As many of you are aware, DL30 was quite the buggy mess, but that’s not what we’re hearing that with this new version which we’re hoping means it’ll be out fairly soon.  You’ll see in our gallery that all of the bloatware that you love so much is in tact and Bing is definitely still the default search app.  The good news is that you can all finally download the Google Search and Voice Action app to counteract it.

Changelog and a whole bunch of screenshots after the break.   

Here is the changelog:

1. Updated to support the Google Froyo 2.2 software
2. Added support for SMS Delivery acknowledgement
3. Addressed an issue seen in some cases were users would lose their data connection and have to either power cycle or turn on and off airplane mode to recover
4. A UI change was made to correct the spelling of “Dialled Calls” in the dialer app.
5. Addressed an issue where the speaker button was not working when connected to a Bluetooth device.
6. A software change was made to enhance the reliability of the syncing of IMAP and POP 3 e-mails accounts
7. You can now move messages between folders in the exchange mail client
8. Addressed an issue found when connected to the car dock and you turn off the back light the connection defaults to the speakerphone when you turn the back light back on
9. Addressed a “force close” error message seen when you select “delete all” in your sent or trash folders in your exchange e-mail account
10. You can now save a contact you found using a Global Address Look up.
11. Addressed an issue found when using Bing Voice search causing the device to give the error message “thinking” and “make sure you are connected to a network and try again”.
12. When using the Voice Command application it will not display duplicate names and numbers for the same contact that was found from multiple sources.
13. Addressed an issue when using the Desktop dock which in some cases was causing the idle screen image to appear to be burned into the screen
14. The color scheme in the calendar has been changed
15. Enhancements were made to improve the update consistency of the feeds and widgets
16. Protected Media licenses are now stored on the memory card so if the device is factory reset these protected content licenses will not be lost
17. The Swype application will no longer capitalize letters inappropriately

The gallery:


And yes, it was rooted using current methods.

  • Rcantu830

    When is going to be released to verizon users, somebody said feb 22 and here we are and nothing yet.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_233LJJNQ6QKN7O4HIIOUB55E3M Monsieur Africain

      Agreed, only the Epic 4G got its froyo update. All I can say is that I hope we see it before Friday.

      • Rcantu830

        Amen to that!!

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_233LJJNQ6QKN7O4HIIOUB55E3M Monsieur Africain

          Now the Captivate has Froyo…. Is it just me or does the Fascinate receive the least amount of attention of all the Galaxy S phones.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_233LJJNQ6QKN7O4HIIOUB55E3M Monsieur Africain

    I heard that you can take screenshots now on EB01 without being rooted.

  • Anna Shaw

    so.. when am I supposed to be able to download the Froyo 2.2 update to my Fascinate?

  • Big Z

    On the Samsung website…where?

  • Alexportman1200

    its on Samsung Wedsite already, been up, and its official. god. droid-life is wrong a lot of the time.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_233LJJNQ6QKN7O4HIIOUB55E3M Monsieur Africain

      Nice joke

    • Randi Goldberg

      Where is it on the Samsung website?

  • JoeFishNC

    here I am running 2.3.2 Gingerbread on my Original Droid….

  • http://Deodexed.com Deodexed

    Ok DL30 not so buggy! Clean rom works great! No issues here! Might need to edit just a little =)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tyson-John/501510109 Tyson John

    You know what I find funny is every time there is a story on the SF people come on here and post dumb things like “Get a a Droid” or “man the SF blows, Droid X FTW!”

    I think these people may be forgetting that VZW wanted to brand the SF as a Droid line phone but Samsung pasted on the deal instead keeping with there own branding line.

  • Boywholovesgroceries4206969

    faster faster faster faster faster faster. I hope it fixes the weird buzzing I get when close to the proximity sensor or when turning the phone enough to rotate the screen… which I developed with DL30

  • Anonymous

    i think that you guys should spend less time taking screenshots of eb01, and more time GETTING EB01 INTO THE HANDS OF JT, KAOS, BIRDMAN, AND ADRYNALYNE!!

  • Anonymous

    can someone translate the second sentence for me?

    • Atil

      I LOLed when I read it again

    • DBK

      Lol All that iCrack is finally getting to Kellex :)

  • Stephen D

    DL30 isn’t a buggy mess. Again, more useless bashing with nothing to back it up.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tyson-John/501510109 Tyson John

      For some (really most) this is true. For people like me however, I have had the hardest time in the world just getting to to work on my phone. I have been on 2.1 for so long now that whats a few more weeks, right? I’m just going to wait for a port of the OTA so I can finally switch back to CM like I had on my D1

    • Fortune730

      I absolutely love dl30. Out of the box its less buggy then any update i have ever gotten on my original droid and mu sammy fascinate. Good work samsung it was really worth the wait! Okay let me retract that the wait for froyo has made me shun any Samsung product from here on out but thanks for finally getting it out unofficially!

    • http://www.vgchartz.com SuperChunk

      Its SMS agent isn’t 100% for one. Won’t send large texts to nonVerizon users. This is one bug that simply isn’t the fault of anything but the build.

      Additionally, the other issue I have is GPS won’t stick.

      There are plenty of issues that are not critical too, such as misspellings and incorrect order of characters on the ‘3’ key in the dialer, etc.

      Its a buggy mess, you just are not looking close enough.

  • Anonymous

    Hey Kellex do you know if this update will be done OTA? I hope so.

    • NKTizzle

      Yes, it should be OTA.

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

  • Anonymous

    So when is the Gingerbread bitching going to start? Lol

    • http://twitter.com/jimmyintheroc James Ferrell

      There will be a short Froyo honeymoon, then a full round of bitching about it. There will be a camp that starts petitioning Verizion to go back to Eclair. As soon as those flames start to die out, the Gingerbread bitch fest will begin.

      • Anonymous

        Sounds about right.

      • Anonymous

        Sounds about right.

      • Brad

        Actually, people have already been asking about Gingerbread for quite some time in the XDA forums, probably because the devs have mentioned that they’re working on the kernel for it. What really takes the cake is there have even been a couple people asking (in the development forum, no less) about the possibility of getting Honeycomb on the Fascinate. *sigh*

        Anyway, if you want a real Fascinate Froyo ROM, go to XDA and check out the Vanilla AOSP ROM from jt1134. It’s a from-scratch AOSP ROM, no aftermarket bloat of any kind, and almost everything works now. There’s also Kaoscinate from punk.kaos, a CM6-based ROM, which has less working for the moment, but should be updated again soon enough with more fixes. And yes, Gingerbread is being worked on by multiple devs as well.

  • Rain_king46

    Slightly off topic, does anybody know if they have a FROYO build for Captivate on AT&T yet?

    • http://emuneee.com Evan

      Two leaked out this past last fall/winter, JI6 and JJ4, but they are just running Android 2.2 and not 2.2.1. A lot of people are running the official Froyo build that was released for the Roger’s Captivate at the end of December. Nothing official has come from AT&T though. :(

  • Homit

    Hey, I still use Blockbuster from time to time. It works better than iTunes for watching movies. iTunes just makes my computer slow and unresponsive. The few times I’ve purchased, or rented a movie has been via Blockbuster, esp. since you can download the movie to both your PC and Android phone and watch it in both places.

  • http://twitter.com/geeknik geeknik

    Everyone that complains that this sucks or that sucks should build their own hardware and write their own software. Maybe then they will be happy. =)

  • http://twitter.com/geeknik geeknik

    Everyone that complains that this sucks or that sucks should build their own hardware and write their own software. Maybe then they will be happy. =)

    • Woozy

      why are u posting on fascinate stuff? shouldn’t u be cracking bootloaders

      • http://twitter.com/geeknik geeknik

        Aww Woozy, I didn’t know you cared. =) I haven’t put much effort forth against the Droid X bootloader. Been teaching myself Java and playing around with the Android NDK.

        • Boywholovesgroceries4206969

          Noway…what he meant was come back to fascinate. sad to see you switch to X… I did the opposite after going through six X’s. Left a bad taste in my mouth with motorola. >.<

  • http://FB.com/AndroidTaskForce Chris Gustafson

    Galaxy S Sucks. Go DROID!

    • Brad

      Seriously? That’s the most intelligent and mature comment you could come up with? Good for you.

  • Amiel

    Dang, the title was misleading, I was hoping XDA or someone made a port of an OEM gallery. The Cooliris gallery is annoying :(

  • Anonymous

    Everyone should be thankful they kept that Blockbuster application. If there’s one thing everyone needs the most, it’s bloatware from a bankrupt company. Everyone breathe sigh of relief.

  • Anonymous

    …and TouchWiz still sucks.