Samsung updates C Spire SCH-I500 Showcase (Fascinate) to Android 2.3.5


Anyone with a Samsung Fascinate (C Spire SCH-I500 Showcase) we got great news for you. Samsung issued a new software upgrade for this device to Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.

This new firmware upgrade is available through Kies Mini for PC and it will update your Samsung C Spire Wireless SCH-I500 Showcase to Android 2.3.5 software version SCH-I500.EI20.

For a full list of new enhancements and fixes take a look down below.

Release notes:

  • Google platform upgrade to Gingerbread 2.3.5 Operating System
  • New: SMS Delivery Report for Google Certification
  • Fixed:
    • Google Security Patch
    • Download freezing when downloading applications from Google Market
    • Yahoo mail, incoming and outgoing servers
    • Sending SMS over 160 characters as MMS
    • Enforce network supported threshold of 1MB for MMS
    • POP email sync
    • Exchange PIN security
  • Removed:
    • Discover Center Bookmark in Browser
    • The Back up my data and Automatic restore options in Settings > Privacy



  • Desktop/Laptop Computer Running Either Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, or XP
  • All Firewall & Anti-Virus Programs Should Be Disabled
  • Administrative Privileges Required To Download & Install Software Including Drivers
  • An Available USB Port On The PC That Supports USB 2.0


  • Important: Fully charge the battery before updating your phone


  • USB Data Cable (Included In Retail Box)
  • Available USB Port.
    • Direct connection of the USB cable to the computer’s USB port is strongly advised. The use of a USB hub or docking station is NOT recommended.
  • Important: Any Previous Samsung Software or Samsung Drivers Should Be Removed, Then Restart Your Computer.
For a easy step by step tutorial on how to do this if you do not have experience check Samsung’s official support page here.