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Topic # 116896 13-May-2013 13:12
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Bought a parallel imported Samsung Galaxy S4 last week, had issues with connecting with 4G - johnr went well over and above his call of duty to help me deal with the retailer to get it all fixed up.  I'm not going to outline it here as I don't want people to expect it as the norm.

Credit where credit is due, many thanks John.

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  Reply # 816721 13-May-2013 13:21
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Good to hear. It is partly probably because it is still a new technology, so their are still some things to iron out?

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  Reply # 816730 13-May-2013 13:31
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mattwnz: Good to hear. It is partly probably because it is still a new technology, so their are still some things to iron out?


Thanks Nate

Lets just say Nate did not get what he paid for and when 4G was not working he wanted things confirmed issue was not on the Vodafone NZ side, The retailer could of really mucked him around

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  Reply # 816737 13-May-2013 13:43
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Why not just flash the Vodafone NZ ROM onto it?

Assume it's a GT-I9505?




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  Reply # 816740 13-May-2013 13:50
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ajobbins: Why not just flash the Vodafone NZ ROM onto it?

Assume it's a GT-I9505?


And if that fails the store can tell you to go away best left to the retailer to sort the issue out



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  Reply # 816770 13-May-2013 14:35
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johnr:
ajobbins: Why not just flash the Vodafone NZ ROM onto it?

Assume it's a GT-I9505?


And if that fails the store can tell you to go away best left to the retailer to sort the issue out


Considering it was only a few days old, and the description sold it as a Vodafone 4G handset, I'd prefer they wasted time on it not me.

All said and done, it's sorted now, and I'm happy as.

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  Reply # 816774 13-May-2013 14:37
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What was the fix?




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Reply # 816786 13-May-2013 14:54
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ajobbins: What was the fix?


A master filter

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  Reply # 816811 13-May-2013 15:25
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knoydart:
ajobbins: What was the fix?


A master filter


How did you know? Best looking S4 in town



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  Reply # 816826 13-May-2013 15:45
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ajobbins: What was the fix?


No idea, all my data is still as I had on it.

Any ideas John?

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  Reply # 816844 13-May-2013 16:08
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nate:
ajobbins: What was the fix?


No idea, all my data is still as I had on it.

Any ideas John?


Is it running VFNZ firmware now?

Flashing firmware with Odin doesn't erase your data. It's just like doing a software upgrade.




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  Reply # 816846 13-May-2013 16:10
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Might be just data off the Micro SD card

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  Reply # 816875 13-May-2013 16:40
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Can u please let us know the retailer / parallel import shop, so that we know to be carefull in the future while purchasing etc. thanks.

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  Reply # 816887 13-May-2013 17:00
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No need to be careful the retailer is fine

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  Reply # 816962 13-May-2013 18:53
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johnr: No need to be careful the retailer is fine


.. ohh .. k, 

I thought there was a issue with retailer, as you mentioned ... "Lets just say Nate did not get what he paid for and when" ... 

and hence that conclusion..

Good to know all is well with parallel imported goods! 

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  Reply # 816965 13-May-2013 18:57
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I went with Nate to the retailer and they had no issue sorting the problem out, Done and dusted now :)

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