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  Reply # 414353 7-Dec-2010 23:03 Send private message

So no apparent issues with your IMEI or APN settings etc?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 414354 7-Dec-2010 23:04 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
nofam:
ArtooDetoo: 5 minutes in and 60% of the download completed...


I'm pretty confident it'll be fine. . . .;-)

The tension is unbearable. . . . .


Mine is at least... awaiting the capsule to exit the 'no signal' zone...

Re-entry completed, chutes are open and SPLASHDOWN!!!

And the bloody Google widget is back. Grrrr...


phew.. that's the most dramatic froyo update yet on Geekzone!Laughing 




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  Reply # 414355 7-Dec-2010 23:09 Send private message

Damager:
ArtooDetoo:
nofam:
ArtooDetoo: 5 minutes in and 60% of the download completed...


I'm pretty confident it'll be fine. . . .;-)

The tension is unbearable. . . . .


Mine is at least... awaiting the capsule to exit the 'no signal' zone...

Re-entry completed, chutes are open and SPLASHDOWN!!!

And the bloody Google widget is back. Grrrr...


phew.. that's the most dramatic froyo update yet on Geekzone!Laughing 


Aw come on guys, I was just havin' yuz on. Been sitting here typing on my iPad, polishing the screen of my iPhone between selecting YouTube vids on my iPod Touch. Where would I get time to futz about with some Android doo-dad? Now, where did I put that iPad.. oh yeah, it's in the bathroom next to the AppleTV streamer thingie...

:D




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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  Reply # 414365 7-Dec-2010 23:31 Send private message

nofam: So no apparent issues with your IMEI or APN settings etc?


Short answer is no. In fact for the first time for me in Froyo, Telecom and 2Degrees are showing up with their names, not their region codes. All is good with my system settings. Apps, not so much. I'll update on that...

If there's any system functionality missing, I'll report it as I find it.

Now if I can stop my Mac Pro from crashing in the middle of posting, I'll post with fewer pauses.

Gotta sort that out.

Good luck to all those who update in the next few days, (and why wouldn't ya?).

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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  Reply # 414398 8-Dec-2010 06:54 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
Welcome home, and how was the run? (Not that I could identify in any material sense...)

:-)

Cheers,
R2D2


OT:  Loved every minute of it. Was aiming for 10 hours and came in at 9:41:26. Kepler is such a beautiful track.  Would thoroughly recommend at least walking it :-)  Body has stood up well, even managed to mow the lawns and do some gardening on Monday. Ahh yes, the blisters.  That's the only pain I had.  I ended up with blisters where I'd never had them before.  Pretty much all over my feet and heels.

I am tired, people tell me I'm looking tired.  What a bunch of cheerful people ;-)

My 6:45am flight to Nelson tomorrow isn't going to do me any favours!

I'm now more than 100pages behind in the Doc Rom thread [groan]




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)

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  Reply # 414399 8-Dec-2010 06:58 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
nofam: So no apparent issues with your IMEI or APN settings etc?


Short answer is no. In fact for the first time for me in Froyo, Telecom and 2Degrees are showing up with their names, not their region codes. All is good with my system settings. Apps, not so much. I'll update on that...

If there's any system functionality missing, I'll report it as I find it.

Now if I can stop my Mac Pro from crashing in the middle of posting, I'll post with fewer pauses.

Gotta sort that out.

Good luck to all those who update in the next few days, (and why wouldn't ya?).

Cheers,
R2D2


My question is why would you move from the Doc Rom to the official Vodafone Froyo release?  Do you think it's an equal to the speed and performance of the Doc Rom? 

Personally I don't have any quibbles about the Doc Rom I'm on and not sure there's anything to gain by reverting back to (for me, Optus) a carriers version of Froyo.




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)

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  Reply # 414401 8-Dec-2010 07:37 Send private message

Neets:

My question is why would you move from the Doc Rom to the official Vodafone Froyo release?  Do you think it's an equal to the speed and performance of the Doc Rom? 

Personally I don't have any quibbles about the Doc Rom I'm on and not sure there's anything to gain by reverting back to (for me, Optus) a carriers version of Froyo.


Good question Neets. Short answer is that your phone becomes "region correct", and once you've done that, further updates will happen automagically. So, for example, your Optus phone will become a Vodafone phone, and security and bug fix releases should happen without the bated breath, crossed fingers and such. But if you get a buzz from the geekery associated with hacked ROMs and rooted kernels, (and I think you do), then a regionalised 'vanilla' phone would be a disappointment I expect.

Although I may well root my phone again, it's going to be of some interest to see how well/badly the stock ROM behaves. So far, it's smooth and responsive. But who knows if that will last.

One significant thing, the ROM update deleted my CWM 2e restore - it was one of the first things I checked.

On the other hand, I no longer need MarketEnabler to see Navigon in the Android Market.

And last, there's no evidence of Vodafone in the ROM. No VF bloatware, branding or anything. So for all intents, it's still an 'International' SGS. Cool.

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

DrD

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  Reply # 414415 8-Dec-2010 08:28 Send private message

Kies not showing any updates for my phone.
Phone is from Vodafone NZ (using 2 Degrees SIM)

Kies Setup
Kies v1.5.3.10103_100_2
Country=New Zealand
Language=English(US)

Anyone using any different settings?

Thanks

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  Reply # 414429 8-Dec-2010 08:47 Send private message

I don't know where people thought the vodafone branding was coming from as it was not on the phone when I bought it and not after flashing it either.

Main issues I have had so far is that I had to setup my email again and there is no option to stop the phone checking email between certain times that I can find.

The main problem I have is the lack of mobile coverage inside buildings in Greytown, which has always been a problem.

Dion

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  Reply # 414434 8-Dec-2010 08:59 Send private message

mckenndk: I don't know where people thought the vodafone branding was coming from as it was not on the phone when I bought it and not after flashing it either.

Main issues I have had so far is that I had to setup my email again and there is no option to stop the phone checking email between certain times that I can find.

The main problem I have is the lack of mobile coverage inside buildings in Greytown, which has always been a problem.

Dion


I don't think anyone actually said there was VF branding on the update, more that they were concerned there would be; a lot of carriers overseas (the UK ones for example) have a long history of saddling their roms with all sorts of bloatware that can't be removed.

I suspect that's where the whole custom rom movement stems from; as you say, the stock Eclair ROM that came with the NZ VF Galaxy S is actually quite acceptable (other than the lag. . . .)

And you should be able to turn off the gmail sync in Settings==>Accounts and sync??




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 414438 8-Dec-2010 09:07 Send private message

mckenndk: I don't know where people thought the vodafone branding was coming from as it was not on the phone when I bought it and not after flashing it either.

Main issues I have had so far is that I had to setup my email again and there is no option to stop the phone checking email between certain times that I can find.

The main problem I have is the lack of mobile coverage inside buildings in Greytown, which has always been a problem.

Dion


In my case it was just an assumption based on my experience with VF and my Nokias. But as I bought an international model, there was no carrier branding on it, obviously, so wasn't able to determine whether or not the 'official' ROM would include VF specific stuff. Apparently not, so all good then.

No issues with my email - works as before. My home screen app icons went MIA but the apps didn't. And all the data that was on the SGS prior to updating seems to be exactly where and how it was. So kudos to Sammy for that.

Must check my GPS when I get a chance. Haven't done that.

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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  Reply # 414500 8-Dec-2010 10:42 Send private message

mines the Vodafone version of the Galaxy S but im using a 2degrees sim.  Will this make any difference to getting the 2.2 upgrade via kies? as every time i try it just says im using the most current version (i only have 2.1-update1)

DrD

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  Reply # 414510 8-Dec-2010 10:52 Send private message

dpf81: mines the Vodafone version of the Galaxy S but im using a 2degrees sim.  Will this make any difference to getting the 2.2 upgrade via kies? as every time i try it just says im using the most current version (i only have 2.1-update1)


I have a SGS from VodafoneNZ with a 2 degrees SIM - I'm not seeing any update from Kies.


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  Reply # 414516 8-Dec-2010 10:54 Send private message

dpf81: mines the Vodafone version of the Galaxy S but im using a 2degrees sim.  Will this make any difference to getting the 2.2 upgrade via kies? as every time i try it just says im using the most current version (i only have 2.1-update1)


Wont make a difference as they will have the same Model number etc.

Only two people so far have on the forums have been able to upgrade for some reason.
Maybe Samsung's servers are over loaded.

Dion

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Geek


  Reply # 414607 8-Dec-2010 13:30 Send private message

I upgraded to 2.2 via kies, vodafone store phone ( impulse buy ).

My process was

- Run the Registry Patcher v1.7
- Run Kies
- Attach phone
- In registry patcher, choose VNZ as product code, Write Registry
- Update Firmware in Kies

Relatively painless, though had to download the firmware twice.

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