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  Reply # 771342 27-Feb-2013 22:21 Send private message

It's not that hard to flash the telecom modem ... As easy as a b c ... A modem file which i have, a mouse, a usb cable :)

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  Reply # 771404 28-Feb-2013 07:24 Send private message

I agree with joker DIY its a bit nerve wracking at start but very straight forward. It will open the android world up for you and the improvement on your phone will be very noticeable.

When I say DIY I'm talking custom Roms not stock and there are a plethora of them to choose from.




Galaxy S5 G900F
Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 

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  Reply # 771405 28-Feb-2013 07:34 Send private message

if you use the word custom rom you'll scare these guys away.

what i have teased you with is a stock samsung rom jelly bean 4.1.2, no wipe (retains all your original programs and settings) and all you need is to flash over the telecom modem and you hadn't missed a beat

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  Reply # 771406 28-Feb-2013 07:36 Send private message

if you're not on telecom even better, no need to flash any modems the one that came with 4.1.2 is as good as any

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  Reply # 771407 28-Feb-2013 07:37 Send private message


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  Reply # 771408 28-Feb-2013 07:38 Send private message

ooo you get panorama camera built in :D (as good as the iphone 5 one :DDD)

tempted?

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  Reply # 771445 28-Feb-2013 09:04 Send private message

joker97: ooo you get panorama camera built in :D (as good as the iphone 5 one :DDD)

tempted?
you're tempting me! All those SGS3 features are great!
Is the process:
1. extracting the modem from the I9100T rom
2. flash the new stock rom using odin
3. reflash the I9100T modem

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  Reply # 771453 28-Feb-2013 09:09 Send private message

Only if you're on telecom they have special modem that probably works better than the generic modem on the xt network. Hard to know I don't have time to conduct scientific tests.

On the other two who knows which modem is best but the generic one should do just great

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  Reply # 771455 28-Feb-2013 09:11 Send private message

I flashed the stock Rom on Odin and it kept everything. I cannot say if it will do it everytime. Hence the importance of backing up important stuff

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  Reply # 771519 28-Feb-2013 09:56 Send private message

When I said lose data it usually means apps and settings. Everything stored in internal sd card is always untouched

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  Reply # 771681 28-Feb-2013 13:03 Send private message

Pity it isn't quite as easy as WinMo 6.x. Backup, Download the executable, plug in the fone and run the exe. Reboot and all done.. restore backup..




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  Reply # 771691 28-Feb-2013 13:35 Send private message

joker97: Only if you're on telecom they have special modem that probably works better than the generic modem on the xt network. Hard to know I don't have time to conduct scientific tests.
I'm on vodafone anyway. I'll give it a go and report back.

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  Reply # 771802 28-Feb-2013 16:27 Send private message

I've just found out it's currently in testing.  No specific ETA but the plan is to release it for the S2.




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

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Reply # 772074 1-Mar-2013 08:47 Send private message

plambrechtsen: I've just found out it's currently in testing.  No specific ETA but the plan is to release it for the S2.


Cool




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  Reply # 772076 1-Mar-2013 08:49 Send private message

plambrechtsen: I've just found out it's currently in testing.  No specific ETA but the plan is to release it for the S2.


Totally fantastic news!!




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