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  Reply # 479342 9-Jun-2011 14:14 Send private message

K1000716:
kiwitrc: Nofam and JINX, thanks for the heads up on the Jig. Hopefully wont ever need it.


Mine's now here (no more yellow triangle for me!) and is available to anyone wanting to use it. I only ask that it be returned to me in a reasonable time frame.

If you need it PM me your address details and I'll send it out. 


The yellow triangle goes when you flash the the stock kernal back on after flashing the insecure kernal on root the phone. The jig is used to remove the rom count on the phone.

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  Reply # 479345 9-Jun-2011 14:20 Send private message

kiwitrc:
The yellow triangle goes when you flash the the stock kernal back on after flashing the insecure kernal on root the phone. The jig is used to remove the rom count on the phone.


And when you're running a custom rom, like I am, you may not want to flash anything else over the tweaked kernel. The jig has solved that for me, as well as removing the count. 

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  Reply # 479348 9-Jun-2011 14:23 Send private message

kiwitrc:
NZtechfreak: Yup, Riptide working perfectly for me!

Got my official Samsung MHL adapter today - anyone else got theirs? Not had a chance to test it, but I expect it works the same as my prototype one...


NZTF where did you get your MHL adaptor from? I am on the email list from Clove but nothing up there yet?


Got mine from a Korean Ebayer, they only had like 5 in stock a week ago, and they went between me placing my order and getting through payment etc (I was going to put a link up for them here, but alas they were gone). Mobilefun.co.uk has had a small stock consignment, as I see some on various forums have received theirs in the last week or so, and I was wondering whether anybody here had managed to get one.





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  Reply # 479349 9-Jun-2011 14:24 Send private message

K1000716:
kiwitrc:
The yellow triangle goes when you flash the the stock kernal back on after flashing the insecure kernal on root the phone. The jig is used to remove the rom count on the phone.


And when you're running a custom rom, like I am, you may not want to flash anything else over the tweaked kernel. The jig has solved that for me, as well as removing the count. 


What Rom are you running?

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  Reply # 479353 9-Jun-2011 14:29 Send private message

Lite'ning Rom V1.2. Nice theme, very stable. Also running black phone, black dialer and Shell SPB 3D launcher.






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  Reply # 479367 9-Jun-2011 15:26 Send private message

nofam:
Neets: @nofam - "your sgs2" so you've ordered it?



I bought a jig this morning off ebay, coming from Melbourne.


Certainly not - but I have a case for one, and a jig on order (sounds like we got one from the same place).

I like to do things in a backwards fashion Wink


I can understand.  My case (Sensa) arrived before the phone. I hope when I get back to work on Monday I'll have some other goodies I'd ordered for the phone.  And hopefully a new wall charger since I absentmindedly left mine at the hotel, and the good folk there haven't phoned to say Housekeeping have found it.

Lucky hubby has the SGS and the wall charger is the same.  And fortunately he's a good bloke and happy to share :)




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  Reply # 479390 9-Jun-2011 16:07 Send private message

Could someone please do me a favour and install the "Know your phone" or Network Info II" app from the market and see if it displays a full 15 digit IMSI number on the SGS2?

Thanks.

The "barely there" case and the Clingo car mount for my SGS2 have turned up from Clove, so guess I'll have to get the actual phone to put into it now.




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  Reply # 479394 9-Jun-2011 16:14 Send private message

Mine displays the full IMSI number.






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  Reply # 479399 9-Jun-2011 16:19 Send private message

K1000716: Mine displays the full IMSI number.


Thanks for that.




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  Reply # 479402 9-Jun-2011 16:25 Send private message

stevenz:
K1000716: Mine displays the full IMSI number.


Thanks for that.


Steve if you want to have a play with the phone let me know, you are in Wellington too correct? I would be keen to see that case.

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  Reply # 479912 10-Jun-2011 21:36 Send private message

Any more news on the MHL adapters at all?

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  Reply # 479969 11-Jun-2011 04:59 Send private message

Hey I just got my new Samsung galaxy S2 5 days ago. I have read there is a new firmware KE7 however i unable to update it. still on KE2. I have tried to update via KIES via USB but it says i am on the latest firmware KE2. Anyone having the same problems ? Any solutions which doesnt involve ODIN ?

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  Reply # 479997 11-Jun-2011 10:31 Send private message

Frostsnow: Hey I just got my new Samsung galaxy S2 5 days ago. I have read there is a new firmware KE7 however i unable to update it. still on KE2. I have tried to update via KIES via USB but it says i am on the latest firmware KE2. Anyone having the same problems ? Any solutions which doesnt involve ODIN ?


Short answer: no.

Kies looks at the region that your phone was released in and then goes and checks if the firmware has been released for that region, if not then no update. So if you don't want to use ODIN then it's a waiting game.

I'm in the same boat, Kies is telling me that KE2 is the latest for my phone and i'm not brave enough to use ODIN to do the update either.

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  Reply # 480000 11-Jun-2011 10:36 Send private message

nomiss7:
Frostsnow: Hey I just got my new Samsung galaxy S2 5 days ago. I have read there is a new firmware KE7 however i unable to update it. still on KE2. I have tried to update via KIES via USB but it says i am on the latest firmware KE2. Anyone having the same problems ? Any solutions which doesnt involve ODIN ?


Short answer: no.

Kies looks at the region that your phone was released in and then goes and checks if the firmware has been released for that region, if not then no update. So if you don't want to use ODIN then it's a waiting game.

I'm in the same boat, Kies is telling me that KE2 is the latest for my phone and i'm not brave enough to use ODIN to do the update either.


With SGS1 there was a registry hack you could do to persuade Kies to upgrade you, might be worth a google to see if that can be done here?




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  Reply # 480003 11-Jun-2011 10:46 Send private message

i gave in a used odin to updated
it was fine.

but im still not having any improvements with my battery life.
I didnt do a reset after the update? am i supposed to have?
when i updated to KE2 I did that, and lost all of my setup! so didnt do it this time.

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