Sprint has started rolling out a small update for the Samsung Epic 4G Touch to fix one of the most annoying issues folks had with phones on the Now Network – Carrier IQ integration. That “minor detail,” described as “security update,” isn’t the whole story — aside from that, the new software also updates the calendar app, allowing users to dismiss multiple calendar alerts at once. In addition, there’s the Commercial Alert System (CMAS) activation… and that’s about it.
So it’s nothing major but still we advise you to keep your phone’s software up to date. Moreover, you do want to delete any reference to Carrier IQ and let Sprint wonder what you’re doing online… actually they have other ways to follow your whereabouts but that’s another story.
Make sure you phone is fully charged and that you’re connected to a fast Wi-Fi hotspot. Once that is on place, check for the new software and “push the button.” Voila – within about 10 minutes you’ll be running the latest firmware.