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# 107865 21-Aug-2012 01:43
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I'm attempting to update my SGS III (purchased from 2 Degrees) to the latest firmware version OTA, but I've tried three times now, and each time it's failed and told to me to either use Kies or take it to Samsung support.

Unfortunately, I've tried connecting to Kies, and it thinks I've got the latest firmware version already (PDA:LE8, PHONE:LE8, CSC:LE5 (NZC)). Build number on the phone is: IMM76D.I9300XXALE8, with baseband of I9300XXLE8. The firmware is stock, but rooted via a method I found elsewhere on Geekzone (using Odin) - that could very well have something to do with it.

Any suggestions as to what's going wrong, and how to fix?

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  # 674955 21-Aug-2012 09:20
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I would suggest you unroot and try again.

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  # 674961 21-Aug-2012 09:23
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ubergeeknz: I would suggest you unroot and try again.

Can you use Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper to temporarily Unroot an SIII?

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  # 674973 21-Aug-2012 09:41
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ubergeeknz: I would suggest you unroot and try again.

Can you use Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper to temporarily Unroot an SIII?

I know on the GN, having it rooted when you OTA to JB breaks a load of stuff.  Better to unroot it and then root it again after the upgrade, IMO.

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  # 675128 21-Aug-2012 14:55
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You cannot upgrade via Kies while rooted. Unroot and try again.

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