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  Reply # 734319 18-Dec-2012 13:36 Send private message

darkness: So where's this VF update then? I have a store bought, standard firmware S3, and I'm getting no update found.

Model: GT-I9300
Android Version: 4.0.4
Baseband: I9300XXLF2



Have you tried it using Kies?




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  Reply # 734325 18-Dec-2012 13:51

mattwnz:
darkness: So where's this VF update then? I have a store bought, standard firmware S3, and I'm getting no update found.

Model: GT-I9300
Android Version: 4.0.4
Baseband: I9300XXLF2



Whats the store you purchased it from? If DSE, I believe theirs are actually parallel imported, even though they aren't advertised as such. So far there hasn't been an update for at least some of them.


1 device from dse In my house hasn't got update yet. Believe its imported from Kenya of all places

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  Reply # 734327 18-Dec-2012 13:59 Send private message

johnr:
darkness: So where's this VF update then? I have a store bought, standard firmware S3, and I'm getting no update found.

Model: GT-I9300
Android Version: 4.0.4
Baseband: I9300XXLF2



Have you tried it using Kies?


Just did Kies update (i don't use that software very often), and it's definitely picked something up. Running the process now. 

Thank you sir. Sorry I should have thought of that :)

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  Reply # 734395 18-Dec-2012 15:52

Did an update to 4.1 via KIES last night for Telecom S3.All ran smoothly and I have had no problems during use today.I have been very impressed with improved speed of screen changes etc.

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  Reply # 734511 18-Dec-2012 19:10 Send private message

Google now is a bit of a battery hog, once I got over what it did and found I didn't need it as much as extra battery life I switched it off




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  Reply # 734536 18-Dec-2012 19:55

How good is the face recognition lockscreen option on Jelly Bean?

If you also tick the "Presence check" option, you have to blink your eyes to unlock the screen.

Beam me up Scotty!

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  Reply # 734548 18-Dec-2012 20:32 Send private message

Yes google now is a quite battery hog.
My screen display used to be top 1 now google now is. Probably ill give it couple of more days to see if it's worth extra battery consumption

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  Reply # 734555 18-Dec-2012 20:43 Send private message

One annoying bug since I upgraded, lock screen apps no longer work! When I press home button I get to home screen directly. I reinstalled lock screen app but no joy. Only default stock lock screen is working

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  Reply # 734564 18-Dec-2012 20:50 Send private message

sitting next to LG TV (its connected to our wifi router) daughter watching TV,  and looking at pictures in my gallery and noticed a new button up the top of the photo with a number 1 in it, tap it to see what it does and next thing the photo is on the TV - how (note wifi was on on phone) as I would have thought there would have been some sort of dialogue?

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  Reply # 734653 19-Dec-2012 00:09 Send private message

Good guide here at gpforums for those who aren't stock to get stock, and get this Jellybean upgrade.




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  Reply # 734654 19-Dec-2012 00:10 Send private message

Hope it was a PGR photo

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  Reply # 734656 19-Dec-2012 00:13 Send private message

monkey300: Hope it was a PGR photo

Some lemons, some girls, a guy, a jar, a goat, and a tub?




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Reply # 734673 19-Dec-2012 03:15 Send private message

My update (from Telecom) went smoothly last night and the S3 seemed fine until about 4:30 pm when it made a couple of little noises then all I get is the Galaxy logo and model on a black screen and it will not boot up.

I cannot even get into recovery mode (Vol Up + Home + Power buttons)

Later when I put the SIM into an S2 I got a text "From Telecom: You should now be receiving a text(s) that will change your phone's settings. Save these settings using PIN: 1234 if needed."

Could the text be related to my now bricked phone?

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  Reply # 734675 19-Dec-2012 04:22 Send private message

tonyhughes:
monkey300: Hope it was a PGR photo

Some lemons, some girls, a guy, a jar, a goat, and a tub?


Sounds legit.

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  Reply # 734679 19-Dec-2012 06:32 Send private message

robfish: My update (from Telecom) went smoothly last night and the S3 seemed fine until about 4:30 pm when it made a couple of little noises then all I get is the Galaxy logo and model on a black screen and it will not boot up.

I cannot even get into recovery mode (Vol Up + Home + Power buttons)

Later when I put the SIM into an S2 I got a text "From Telecom: You should now be receiving a text(s) that will change your phone's settings. Save these settings using PIN: 1234 if needed."

Could the text be related to my now bricked phone?


After waking this morning, my phone's light was on letting me know I have emails but the phone wouldn't switch on. Removed battery etc but it appears it is also bricked. It's a Telecom phone with a 2degrees simcard. Jellybean update applied on Monday night. Any suggestions?

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