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Samsung Galaxy S/SGH-T959D and SGH-T959P

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Codename : 'Fascinate'

The Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate Model SGH-T959P is only sold by Telus in Canada. The last update of the Android OS was 2.3.4 Gingrbread PTLKH2. The phone is no longer supported.

Cookie: Zombie Art by Jack Larson will be displayed if the Firmware Version in About Phone is tapped several times.

SGH-T959P Download and Recovery

Download Mode: Turn of the phone. Hold the Volume Up and Down button (or press center of the rocker hard) and, while holding them, plug in a USB cable connected to a running computer.

Recover Mode: Turn of the phone. Hold the Volume Up and Down button (or press center of the rocker hard) and, while holding them, also press the On button.

SGH-T959P Rooting

None of the single application root methods work. Advertised tools like OneClick, Kingo Root will likely damage the phone and may install unwanted programs and change settings on the host computer.

Gingerbreak APK does not work on the SGH-T959P with Andriod 2.3.4 Gingerbread PTLKH2.

SGH-T959P Samsung Kies

The Samsung Kies utility will not recover the SGH-T959P. The utility reports that this model is not capable of being flashed. This is wrong, this model is simply no longer supported. See Recovery below.

SGH-T959P Recovery

Recover the 'Fascinate' by downloading the stock ROM from SamMobile and installing it with Odin in Windows or Heimdall in Linux.