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  Reply # 1100850 2-Aug-2014 20:25
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Stuck on 4.4.2, this is ridiculous 2degree

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  Reply # 1101266 3-Aug-2014 19:56
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Manually flashed the new bootloader and radio, perhaps the new radio in 4.4r2 will yield better signal characteristics!

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1101293 3-Aug-2014 20:48
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It is frankly bizarre that almost two months have passed since 2degrees refused to roll out the standard (security hole-fixing) updates, instead making their own firmware requests of Google, only to then not send out that update either over a fortnight since it was released.

Needless to say, my Nexus5 will not have a 2degrees sim in it once Android L comes out (based on this fiasco I wouldn't be surprised if it takes three or four months for 2degrees' android team to give it a seal of approval), and I have already let several new Nexus owners know which network they shouldn't be using if they expect their phones to work.

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  Reply # 1101590 4-Aug-2014 11:38
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Is this going to become a thing? Or is it just for the 4.4.4 update?

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  Reply # 1101611 4-Aug-2014 12:10
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Hi all

 

 

We completely understand your frustration and are disappointed that it has taken this extensive amount of time to get these new releases to our customers. We always work hard to test and approve any software updates quickly to ensure there is minimal delay in rolling these out. 

 

We can assure you that we are not holding this up from our end and that these software releases were approved but unfortunately we do not have any control over the actual roll-out. 

The latest information we have is that the update is supposed to be available this week and we have again contacted the vendor for confirmation and have they are escalating it to their R & D team. 

 

 

Again, we thank you for your patience in the meantime. 

 


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  Reply # 1101673 4-Aug-2014 12:47
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Everyone is little bit confused as to how the update system is working through you guys.  Are you able to clarify who "the vendor" is?

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  Reply # 1101824 4-Aug-2014 16:01
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The 'vendor' would be Google.

What I don't understand is why there is a delay on 2Degrees, if 2Dregrees have approved it and Telstra users already have r2.

What I also don't understand is the need for the carrier to approve it at all. I thought that was the idea behind the Nexus phones.

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  Reply # 1102130 4-Aug-2014 21:18
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MattR: The 'vendor' would be Google.

What I don't understand is why there is a delay on 2Degrees, if 2Dregrees have approved it and Telstra users already have r2.

What I also don't understand is the need for the carrier to approve it at all. I thought that was the idea behind the Nexus phones.

Or LG possibly, it may be a nexus but the manufacturer still has a role in updates as they make the hardware.

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  Reply # 1104172 7-Aug-2014 15:27
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I just got it now.

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  Reply # 1104174 7-Aug-2014 15:28
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Digmarx: Can anyone with a 2degrees Nexus 5 confirm whether or not they've got any of the recent OTA updates? My 2013 Nexus 7 got both 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 right after they were released, but my Nexus 5 is still sitting on 4.4.2

Just wondering if anyone can shed light on possible reasons.


Usually for the first week, the updates roll out to users via wifi. Then after that they roll out over mobile data. But you need to have mobile data on all the time or you're not going to be visible.

I bought a Nexus 5 from "Wind", a Canadian phone company....and it upgraded in Auckland the same day as the Nexus 5 I bought previously from a parallel importer at the Westfield Mall in Albany.

I don't think it matters who you bought the phone from...or even what country you're in.

You just need to have the data on. Try "Check for Software Update".....let them know you're looking.

My Nexus 10 also upgraded the same week...as did a Nexus 4 also in the house. 




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  Reply # 1104190 7-Aug-2014 15:37
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Linuxluver:
Usually for the first week, the updates roll out to users via wifi. Then after that they roll out over mobile data. But you need to have mobile data on all the time or you're not going to be visible.

I bought a Nexus 5 from "Wind", a Canadian phone company....and it upgraded in Auckland the same day as the Nexus 5 I bought previously from a parallel importer at the Westfield Mall in Albany.

I don't think it matters who you bought the phone from...or even what country you're in.

You just need to have the data on. Try "Check for Software Update".....let them know you're looking.

My Nexus 10 also upgraded the same week...as did a Nexus 4 also in the house. 


While that is usually the case for Nexus devices, none of that applies in this case. Yes, my updates come in via wifi, but the depending on which SIM card is in my phone, i got different android versions. 2degrees were delaying the updates.

4.4.4r2 arrived today.

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  Reply # 1104227 7-Aug-2014 16:32
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Mine just updated now.



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  Reply # 1104586 8-Aug-2014 08:41
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My 2degrees Nexus 5 has updated as well. I'm not on a contract so it might be time to look for a new provider, but everyone seems to have the same pricing structures at the moment...

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  Reply # 1104607 8-Aug-2014 09:19
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Got the update.  I really like 2degrees so wont jump ship, however may grab a skinny skinny sim to put in it for update occasions.  I dont care about NFC snapper integration etc. The process is too slow, and it seems like it is out of 2degrees control

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  Reply # 1104617 8-Aug-2014 10:05
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got my update last night, chromecasting the entire screen is awesome. 

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