Samsung Galaxy S/SGH-I997
|Samsung Infuse 4g|
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|Model Number: SGH-I997|
- 1 Hardware Specs
- 2 User Manual(English)
- 3 Supporting Software
- 4 Hacking/Modifications
- 4.1 Rooting
- 4.2 Custom Kernels
- 4.3 ROMs
- 4.4 Modems
- 4.5 Hacking Hardware
- 4.6 Device Recovery
Samsung Infuse 4G provides the best entertainment experience in a handheld mobile device. Its innovative display technology provides best-in-market picture brilliance so movies and video games come to life like never before, even outdoors. Plus, its high-speed capabilities mean you can quickly and easily download thousands of apps, surf websites, and play games with virtually no lag time or processing interruptions. 4G* (HSPA+) speeds
Crystal-clear 4.5" Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display
Android 2.2 OS with Android Market™ and integration with Google applications
8 MP camera with HD 720p video camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera
AT&T's thinnest 4G smartphone at 8.99 mm
Full entertainment suite with Samsung Media Hub and U-verse® Live TV
HD playback over HDMI with included MHL adapter
Seamless multitasking with 1.2 Ghz processor
High-speed browsing with HSPA+ support
Expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD™ card
Swype® text input for fast text entry
Display: Crystal-clear 4.5" Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display
Ultra Thin: 8.99 mm
Web Browser: Full HTML with support for Adobe® Flash®
Email: Exchange ActiveSync® (Microsoft® Outlook®), Gmail™, POP3, IMAP
Messaging: Text messaging, multimedia messaging
Operating System: Android 2.2
Wireless Data: 802.11 b/g/n and unlimited usage on AT&T's entire national Wi-Fi network**
Bluetooth®: Version 2.1+EDR with stereo
Camera: 8 MP camera with HD 720p video camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera
Apps and Entertainment: Android Market with access to thousands of apps and widgets, Samsung Media Hub for purchase or rental of TV shows and movies
Wireless Specs: UMTS 850/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz, HSPA+ up to 21.1 Mbps
Memory: 16 GB internal memory, up to 32 GB external memory
Dimensions/Height: 5.15 x 2.77 x 0.36 inches, 4.9 ounces
Battery: 1750 mAh
Talk Time: Up to 8 hours 50 minutes
Standby Time: Up to 16 days and 16 hours
The SGH-i997 ships with firmware version UCKD4 or UCKE5. The firmware is upgradeable via OTA(Over The Air) update in the settings menu under Software Updates to the latest version available. Latest AT&T Samsung Infuse 4g ships with firmware UCKE3.
Yahoo Pager, AT&T code scanner, Angry Birds, Browser, Buddies Now, Camera, Clock, Contacts, Days, Dialer, Divx, DualClock, Email, FaceBook, Gallery3D, GenieWidget, Gmail, Maps, Market, MediaHub, Memo, MiniDiary, Mms, MusicPlayer, MyFiles, Phone, PicoTts, QuickOffice, Feed And Update, Program Monitor, Settings, SoundPlayer, Street, Swype, LiveWallpapers Aurora, LiveWallpapers Beach, LiveWallpapers Luminescence, Talk, Telenav, TetheringManager0326, TouchWiz3 Launcher, TouchWiz Calculator, TouchWiz Calendar, VideoPlayer, VoiceRecorder, VoiceSearch, WriteandGo, YouTube, MobiTV Client, Flash Player
This section covers drivers and utilities which are used on Linux, Windows and Mac.
Windows OS requires drivers to interface with the phone in various modes. Linux and Mac have inbuilt support.
Samsung official Infuse 4g USB drivers (Windows XP/Vista/Windows7)
Open Source libUSB driver (Heimdall) 32/64
This software is useful for working with the phone from the desktop
heimdall - Open Source flashing software designed by XDA Senior Member Benjamin Dobell (Win,Mac,Linux)
Samsung Kies - Available for Windows and Mac platform, as of now Kies does not support Infuse 4G in Windows version, said to work in Mac (requires confirmation) - --Msramkrish 16:08, 27 October 2011 (CDT)
Samsung Kies - provides a platform to load your phone with music and applications Samsung Kies (Windows)
Samsung Kies Mini - Used as a tool for software updates Samsung Kies Mini (Windows)
Odin3 - Closed source flashing software. Odin3 V1.81 (Windows)
In this section you will find things above and beyond what the "average" user will do to his phone.
Rooting the SGH-i997 is typical of most samsung devices. The device requires the SuperUser APK and the SU binary to be pushed to the /system/ folder. Busybox is typically deployed along with SuperUser to provide a robust set of standardized Linux utilities.
SuperOneClick is the easiest way to root the Samsung Infuse 4G (Windows)
Instructions for Rooting the Samsung Infuse 4G can be found here. (Windows)
As a general rule: if you don't know why you need root, do not root your phone. Root is the user who starts the Linux Kernel and assigns permissions to each application and user on the device. Root is on your phone when you get it. By unlocking the ability to assume permissions of the root user (rooting), you are taking on the responsibility of security which was not a concern when the device was not rooted. It is best to un-root the phone if you do not require root access.
Custom ROM packages
- DarkyRom Extreme Infuse Edition by dman3285
- DlevROM Infuse Edition by bigfau
- Doctorz Rom Platinum Infuse by dman3285
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Stock, Rooted, Deodexed, Busyboxed ROM packages
- SGH I997 UCKK4 by dman3285
- SGH I997 UCKK3 by dman3285
- SGH I997 UCKK1 by JordanElliott
- SGH I997 UCKJ4 by JordanElliott
- SGH I997 UCKJ2 by JordanElliott
- SGH I997 UCKD5 by lost1
- SGH I997 UXKG3 by gtg465x
Stock ROM packages
- SGH I997 UCKK3 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKK2 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKK1 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKJ4 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKJ2 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKJ1 by Przekret
- SGH I997 UCKE3 by gtg465x
Most people who flash a device tend to play it safe and have at least a home-brew 301k jig. Others go the full 9-yards with several pieces of supporting hardware. Listed here you will find known hacking hardware
A 301Kohm resistor between USB pins 4 and 5 will turn on the device and activate download mode.
A 619Kohm resistor between USB pins 4 and 5 will turn on the device and activate 192600bps UART from pins 2 and 3.
Android Open Source Accessory Platform/Arduino Mega - Can be used for interfacing and scripting UART communications.
Bus Pirate - Can be used for interfacing UART or I2C commmunications.
RIFF JTAG - Used to reload bootloaders onto the device.
These tools will help you out when you're in a jam
One-Click back-to-stock (Win,Mac,Linux)
One-Click UnBrick (Win,Mac,Linux)
gtg's ultimate unbrick (Windows)
UnBrickable Mod is a recovery method to reload firmware onto a completely dead device. UBM can be performed relatively cheaply with the only special tool being a soldering iron. It does take precise soldering and therefore may be risky for the average person to try.