1. AC Question's Avatar
    I was given an old Galaxy S model SGH-T959V with firmware 2.3.6 running Android kernel 2.6.35.7

    As I already use a Nexus 5 running Android 5.1, this old Samsung's version of Android is really pitiful and quite unusable. If there any way to get a clean version of Android 4.something on this old phone or should I just deposit it at the recycling center?

    BTW, it's a T-Mobile phone. I haven't asked them to unlock it yet but, if that needs to be done first, I don't think they'll have a problem doing this for me (assuming it can even be done).

    Thanks in advance for any sage advice.

    Barry
    10-07-2015 07:22 PM
  2. Raptor007's Avatar
    Unfortunately no. For one it has too little RAM to run the OS, it only has 512MB today's phones have between 2-4GB and its a phone from the Gingerbread days which is way too long ago.
    10-07-2015 07:41 PM
  3. exapplerep's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply. I figured it was a long shot...and that gives me an idea how to dispose of this puppy. I'll bring it to the gun range.
    10-08-2015 11:34 AM

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