Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Samsung Wave S8500 BADA OS Smartphone

samsung-wave-androidThe Samsung Wave with it’s brilliant Super AMOLED screen amongst other hardware specs that are in par with most high end Android phones out there today, found itself held back due to the BADA OS. Now imagine the possibilities had this phone been running the Android OS. Did we say imagine? How about you find out for yourself, because developers at XDA-Developers have managed to port the Android 2.2 Froyo OS onto the Samsung Wave!

The development on this project had been going on for quite a few months, and after all that effort, the developers have finally released an Alpha version of the Android port for the Wave. So if it’s an Alpha, it’s not intended to be used as a daily driver and is most likely unstable at the moment. However, if you’re a brave enough geek and want to try it out, we’ll try to list out the functioning and non functioning features in this port so far.

What’s functioning:


  • Launchers.
  • Market (including install).
  • Settings.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Audio.
  • Video (unconfirmed).
  • Modem (not in this version yet, but we have signal on the M130K).

What’s not functioning:

  • Modem (3G, Calls, etc.).
  • GPS.
  • Sensors (causes the battery charge bug.)

As for the installation, head over to the forum thread at XDA-Developers. We normally try to list down the instructions in a very easy and understandable manner for even the most novice users, however, the project is still under development and being constantly updated, ergo we can’t take the chance on our readers missing out on that.

If you do manage to try out this port, do let us know how it faired for you.

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  • anop72

    waiting for beta version.

  • manp

    WOW……waiting for a beta version to try android on Samsung Wave…..

  • freedom4@ll

    Just stop waiting for the beta version and help them complete one. Test it on your phones and give a solid feedback…Damn with the warranty, have fun with your phones…

    @addictive tips..keep up the good work…Will give a feedback soon…

  • mario

    Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Samsung Wave S8500 BADA

    • Vijayvaity007

      how can Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Samsung Wave 525 GT-s5253

      PLease help me

      • Arbaj Tamboli

        can u get ur ans pls frd me also

    • Gaurav arora

      hey how can i install adrd 2.2 fryo on samsung wave s8530

      • Mahi

        hi gaurav,u got this Android OS means pls send me the link mahi2884@gmail.com

        • Thisisgiridhar

          Hi Mahi, Did you got the link how to install the Android OS Samsung wave.. 
          If you have the link , Please share to thisisgiridhar@yahoomail.com

  • Asfkjask

    who wants this if you cant call OR use internet… -_-

  • ching

    how can install it???

  • Vineetjakhar

    give the idea or way of its installation

  • Nicolas Charabaty

    You cannot make any phone calls if you install this software on Samsums wave II ?

  • Dharmesh

    Was certainly waiting for this as Bada has its own limitation

  • N Vachhiyat

     how can Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Samsung Wave8500

  • Rishi_vyavahare

    can we install android 2.2 on wave 2???

  • Guruprasad Marathe

    can i install android on samsung wave 2 s8530? when beta version will release I am eagerly waiting for the OS.. keep updating me.. guruprasadmarathe@gmail.com

  • Jojo

    All calls doesnt work or only on 3g network?

    • thyme wise

      yeah,all calls doesnt work,i think you must need call functioning.now you can instal bada2.0 on  you phone,it’s a very interesting os.sorry,forgive my poor english,i’m come from china.

  • Fender_sale

    *__* if only ……..

    • thyme wise

      it’s so cool

  • umesh

    i got samsung wave S8500 OS bada 1.5 version and can be converted into android plz let me know

  • dheeraj

    how to conuert ib samsung wave 2 in android