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Topic # 114574 23-Feb-2013 21:52 Send private message

Hi as the subject states is there any word on the jellybean update for the telecom branded galaxy s2 I know it is still fairly early days yet but I was after a rough estimate from an official source if there is such a thing.

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  Reply # 768340 23-Feb-2013 22:43 Send private message

New Zealand International version just had their update go live yesterday, so hopefully soon. However I'd love a reply as well




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  Reply # 768341 23-Feb-2013 22:47 Send private message

Wow i never would have expected an update. Looking forward to it.






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  Reply # 768404 24-Feb-2013 09:17 Send private message

Don't hold your breath for a carrier upgrade. I'm not.. In their eyes it's an old fone..




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  Reply # 768412 24-Feb-2013 09:54 Send private message

CruciasNZ: New Zealand International version just had their update go live yesterday, so hopefully soon. However I'd love a reply as well


Wow that is a step in the right direction, I am holding my breath I think the s2 will get it because are they still selling the s2? Although I don't see it on their website anymore but it is still available from the warehouse etc. One of the Telecom Ops confirmed they are working on 4.1 for the S2 as the reply in this post shows http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=39&topicid=112319 however I messaged said op asking kindly for an e.t.a it was read over a week ago but no response as yet.



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  Reply # 771134 27-Feb-2013 16:23 Send private message

Bump, does anyone from Telecom care to comment, would also be interested if / when the other two carrier tied s2's will be receiving Jellybean 

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  Reply # 771137 27-Feb-2013 16:31 Send private message

I would say handset is EOL




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  Reply # 771147 27-Feb-2013 16:52 Send private message

Watching this thread with great anticiaption.  3 x SGII's in my immediate family. (All Telecom)




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  Reply # 771151 27-Feb-2013 17:01 Send private message

I'll ask and see what the story is.




I work for Telecom, but as always my views are my own.



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  Reply # 771173 27-Feb-2013 18:03 Send private message

plambrechtsen: I'll ask and see what the story is.


Thanks that would be much appreciated

johnr: I would say handset is EOL


Are you trying to say the Vodafone branded S2 wont be getting the update?
I see there is a post in the Vodafone Forums awaiting a reply from Friday the 22nd asking for an update.



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  Reply # 771174 27-Feb-2013 18:04 Send private message

We are getting no updates




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  Reply # 771222 27-Feb-2013 19:36 Send private message

Diy update. Easy as a b d and no wipe. Takers?




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  Reply # 771292 27-Feb-2013 21:02 Send private message

joker97: Diy update. Easy as a b d and no wipe. Takers?

I will wait and see what telecom come back with, but if there is no other way then I will be left with no option.

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  Reply # 771304 27-Feb-2013 21:15 Send private message

All you need is 600mb download capacity, a mouse and a usb cable it is that easy :)




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  Reply # 771306 27-Feb-2013 21:17 Send private message

Though you would be left with a different modem that telecom's but it works just as well ...nearly :)




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  Reply # 771331 27-Feb-2013 22:09 Send private message

You can flash the International version to any NZ sold S2 using ODIN and then if you happen to have the i9100T (Telecom compatible one) you can flash the ICS modem ontop of the Jellybean flash.

If the carriers are going to abandon phones they sell then this would be the best route to go.




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