Good news of Samsung Wave users, Samsung has released new version of Bada i.e. Bada 1.2 for Samsung Wave (S8500) users. I have upgraded my phone to new version successfully and safely. This update was awaited from long time; I was eagerly waiting for it.
What’s new in Bada 1.2?
- Lock screen shows the direction of unlocking.
- Swype input method is introduced.
- Increased speed and performance.
- Stable Version.
- Internet Browser is made more spacious by small modifications.
- Social Hub Interface is improved.
- multitasking accelerated.
If you want to upgrade your Samsung Wave to latest Bada 1.2, here is a small tutorial, follow these steps
Upgrade Samsung Wave to Bada 1.2
Step I: Download the latest version of Samsung Kies from official site of Samsung Kies. The latest version of Kies is: Kies_18.104.22.16844.
You can download it from here: Samsung Kies Download Link
Step II: Open Samsung Kies and connect your Samsung Wave with PC (Wait for driver installation, if you have attached your phone for the first time with your pc)
As soon as Kies will detect your phone it will offer a prompt of new firmware update available, see the screenshot below
Click on UPDATE button
Step III: Now you will face a window of ‘Agree to the Terms and Conditions.” You can choose the option of save and don’t save the information. This option is that, Samsung will store your information of IP and hardware specifications on their servers for 2 years. It is totally dependent on you, which you want to choose.
We would like to recommended you to choose “Allow saving”
Hit START UPGRADE button
Step IV: It is strongly recommended not to disconnect your phone from PC until the upgrading process is complete. So take care of it.
Within few minutes (depends upon the speed of your internet connection). Upgrading process will move on and will complete successfully.
Note: Don’t use any options on your phone, while the upgrading process is taking place, your phone will be restarted. DON’T PANIC!
Your phone will come to working state automatically and your Samsung Wave is successfully upgraded to Bada 1.2
If you are facing any problem while upgrading, Do let me know, I will sort out your problem