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  Reply # 674119 19-Aug-2012 00:20 Send private message

Is there a way of going from ICS to JB WITHOUT having to wipe everything?

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  Reply # 674121 19-Aug-2012 00:23 Send private message

Kopkiwi: Is there a way of going from ICS to JB WITHOUT having to wipe everything?


Nopes. The framework is different, otherwise you'll have a circus of fc's. That's if you can manage to get past the bootloop.




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  Reply # 674123 19-Aug-2012 01:26 Send private message

So wait for the official OTA it is! Thanks man.

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  Reply # 674164 19-Aug-2012 10:17 Send private message

Damager:
Kopkiwi: Is there a way of going from ICS to JB WITHOUT having to wipe everything?


Nopes. The framework is different, otherwise you'll have a circus of fc's. That's if you can manage to get past the bootloop.


I would have to disagree, i went from ICS to JB (wanam's deodexed no wipe rom), with no problems, lost zip, nada zilch. It appears to be working fine and noticeably better than ICS

That said, I recently did a complete wipe, installed latest stock rom LG8 and reset CSC to BTU, received last OTA update to LH1 etc. This latest JB rom is effectively the OTA update packaged into a full rom so there is no reason it should require a full wipe, that is assuming you are running the logical base rom to update on which i suspect is stock LH1/BTU. I'm not sure if relevant or not but it looked like a lot of the people having issues on XDA seemed to be on some hybrid/dev rom not stock latest ICS




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  Reply # 674198 19-Aug-2012 11:44 Send private message

Wade, so you would consider WANAM JB suitable as a daily driver, ready for showtime etc?

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  Reply # 674216 19-Aug-2012 12:31 Send private message

networkn: Wade, so you would consider WANAM JB suitable as a daily driver, ready for showtime etc?


Not sure what you mean by showtime but yes this is definitely a daily driver, not in the same realm as the early pre-release ICS roms which were very hit n miss. I doubt the official release will be much different from this, so far my phone hasn't missed a beat the only flaw i can see is a formatting issue with the setting button on the pull down notification bar

I love how JB integrates the account settings for certain apps (FB/Twitter/tumblr etc) into the main settings menu, dormant mode is great too 

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  Reply # 674227 19-Aug-2012 13:33 Send private message

Wade:
Damager:
Kopkiwi: Is there a way of going from ICS to JB WITHOUT having to wipe everything?


Nopes. The framework is different, otherwise you'll have a circus of fc's. That's if you can manage to get past the bootloop.


I would have to disagree, i went from ICS to JB (wanam's deodexed no wipe rom), with no problems, lost zip, nada zilch. It appears to be working fine and noticeably better than ICS

That said, I recently did a complete wipe, installed latest stock rom LG8 and reset CSC to BTU, received last OTA update to LH1 etc. This latest JB rom is effectively the OTA update packaged into a full rom so there is no reason it should require a full wipe, that is assuming you are running the logical base rom to update on which i suspect is stock LH1/BTU. I'm not sure if relevant or not but it looked like a lot of the people having issues on XDA seemed to be on some hybrid/dev rom not stock latest ICS



I'm on LF2

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  Reply # 674238 19-Aug-2012 14:14 Send private message

Make a nandroid backup, install LH4 without wipe and see how you go, worst case scenario you will have to reflash with full wipe or restore back to your LF2 backup






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  Reply # 674246 19-Aug-2012 15:02 Send private message

Wade what exact ROM do you run? URL?

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  Reply # 674283 19-Aug-2012 16:36 Send private message

Just got my Garnet Red AT&T S3 yesterday, wow, it is a real looker.

Apologies for pics, will do some better ones later:








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  Reply # 674286 19-Aug-2012 16:49 Send private message

No offense, but I couldn't disagree more about the looks :)

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  Reply # 674297 19-Aug-2012 17:02 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Just got my Garnet Red AT&T S3 yesterday, wow, it is a real looker.



2GB RAM but only dual core? How does it compare to other models?

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  Reply # 674304 19-Aug-2012 17:20 Send private message

networkn: Wade what exact ROM do you run? URL?


I flashed stock XXLG8 from samfirmware via odin, reset CSC to BTU, received LH1 OTA update then I rooted with CF 6.4 so i could install below Rom via CWM 

XDA thread here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1704185

R
om D/L here: http://wanamlite.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=4267

I
 have since had a FC on contacts trying to merge however it seemed to shut down reopen in an instant and allow me to merge contacts. Have discovered a cool running ticker news feed option for lockscreen, also emails can show preview in pull down notification bar, also calendar has a couple of nice touches, in month view tap a day and it pops up all appts in a separate scrolable box. resizable pop up video player too is a nice touch. 



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  Reply # 674309 19-Aug-2012 17:32 Send private message

What is Reset CSC to BTU? I am running CheckROM EvoHD? V4 so I presume you would recommend against "migrating" from that as opposed to the method you used? I guess if I take a nandroid, I can always revert?

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  Reply # 674317 19-Aug-2012 17:46 Send private message

Foo:
NZtechfreak: Just got my Garnet Red AT&T S3 yesterday, wow, it is a real looker.



2GB RAM but only dual core? How does it compare to other models?


Plenty of comparisons on YouTube. The raw benchmark scores are less than the quad core models, how peformance is noted as similar.




- 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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