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Topic # 9232 31-Aug-2006 16:19
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For those of you wanting to do your own firmware upgrades:

http://nokia.dogtoe.com/

I used this to upgrade my N80 firmware today and it works great, use at your own risk however.

This is Nokia software and ovbiously not for public distribution, that said Nokias policy of only providing free firmware upgrades if you purchase the phone in the country your getting the upgrade is pretty retarded IMO. If you have a Nokia phone which isnt actually released in that country and you are trying to get a firmware update then your crap out of luck all together and you would have to resort to this or sending your phone overseas.

That is until operators start supporting FOTA, some of the new Nokias now support this but no operators AFAIK.

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  Reply # 45091 31-Aug-2006 18:05
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If you have a stock standard Nokia phone (ie non operator branded) you can do this the legit way from the Nokia site as of a couple of weeks ago and you'll be ensured you have the latest firmware and aren't busy looking at torrent sites for copies! :-)


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  Reply # 45094 31-Aug-2006 18:13
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sbiddle: If you have a stock standard Nokia phone (ie non operator branded) you can do this the legit way from the Nokia site as of a couple of weeks ago and you'll be ensured you have the latest firmware and aren't busy looking at torrent sites for copies! :-)



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  Reply # 45095 31-Aug-2006 18:15
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JAMMAN2110:
sbiddle: If you have a stock standard Nokia phone (ie non operator branded) you can do this the legit way from the Nokia site as of a couple of weeks ago and you'll be ensured you have the latest firmware and aren't busy looking at torrent sites for copies! :-)



Where is this now?


I posted the link a couple of days ago in another thread, will just try and find it.


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  Reply # 45104 31-Aug-2006 19:24
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And as expected Nokia 6230s aren't supported :(

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  Reply # 45180 1-Sep-2006 21:59
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What if the Nokia is a branded VFphone - i.e, a 6234 - will it still work?
 - Also, is there a way to save ones current firmware incase of a stuff up?

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  Reply # 45624 7-Sep-2006 18:12

6234 is not supported.. yet




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  Reply # 45630 7-Sep-2006 18:56
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Torque: What if the Nokia is a branded VFphone - i.e, a 6234 - will it still work?
 - Also, is there a way to save ones current firmware incase of a stuff up?


It does not work with operator branded devices.

Nokia will repair any phone damaged using the software for free if it's still under warranty.

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