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  Reply # 981873 7-Feb-2014 15:01
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old3eyes:
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jeffnz:
networkn: http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/redalert/product/1802898

$650


thats very cheap, makes selling my S4 when S5 arrives a bit suss


Yah I want to get my wife an upgrade for her S2, but she doesn't want such a "big" phone.



 I upgraded my wife's S2 to a Moto G.  she loves it especially the battery life....


What was the cost?


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  Reply # 982080 7-Feb-2014 20:15
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4.4.2 rolling out to Korean variant of S4 so won't be long for international release as it usually comes out before American ones.

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  Reply # 982171 8-Feb-2014 08:18
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networkn:
old3eyes:
networkn:
jeffnz:
networkn: http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/redalert/product/1802898

$650


thats very cheap, makes selling my S4 when S5 arrives a bit suss


Yah I want to get my wife an upgrade for her S2, but she doesn't want such a "big" phone.



 I upgraded my wife's S2 to a Moto G.  she loves it especially the battery life....


What was the cost?



$299 from JBHiFi..




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  Reply # 982199 8-Feb-2014 09:46
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old3eyes:
networkn:
old3eyes:
networkn:
jeffnz:
networkn: http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/redalert/product/1802898

$650


thats very cheap, makes selling my S4 when S5 arrives a bit suss


Yah I want to get my wife an upgrade for her S2, but she doesn't want such a "big" phone.



 I upgraded my wife's S2 to a Moto G.  she loves it especially the battery life....


What was the cost?



$299 from JBHiFi..


Hi. 

In the end she decided the size wasn't a problem and got the S4.

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  Reply # 982315 8-Feb-2014 15:59
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networkn:
old3eyes:
networkn:
old3eyes:
networkn:
jeffnz:
networkn: http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/redalert/product/1802898

$650


thats very cheap, makes selling my S4 when S5 arrives a bit suss


Yah I want to get my wife an upgrade for her S2, but she doesn't want such a "big" phone.



 I upgraded my wife's S2 to a Moto G.  she loves it especially the battery life....


What was the cost?



$299 from JBHiFi..


Hi. 

In the end she decided the size wasn't a problem and got the S4.


Yep nice fone. 




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  Reply # 982430 8-Feb-2014 20:20
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Well some news on flashing Samsung leaked 4.4.2 without having to have knox bootloader or lose Wifi. Just flashed this Rom and everything seems fine and on old bootloader. The dev of this Rom has also found a way around the way Samsung was tying in the kernel with botloader hence being able to build kernel without need for new BL. source

Its a leak so will be some issues before official release which shouldn't be far away but the biggie is NO KNOX.

The firmware download has a problem which should be fixed by tomorrow but if you are wanting to try you will need to download firmware and kernel, open zip on firmware delete boot.img, create a new folder called wanam , open kernel zip and add the boot.img from there to wanam folder in firmware zip, close up and flash and bingo.

Its great to be back on Samsung Rom again after so long on AOSP especially 4.4.2, I'll see how its going over the next few days and report back.






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  Reply # 982432 8-Feb-2014 20:48
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jeffnz: Well some news on flashing Samsung leaked 4.4.2 without having to have knox bootloader or lose Wifi. Just flashed this Rom and everything seems fine and on old bootloader. The dev of this Rom has also found a way around the way Samsung was tying in the kernel with botloader hence being able to build kernel without need for new BL. source

Its a leak so will be some issues before official release which shouldn't be far away but the biggie is NO KNOX.

The firmware download has a problem which should be fixed by tomorrow but if you are wanting to try you will need to download firmware and kernel, open zip on firmware delete boot.img, create a new folder called wanam , open kernel zip and add the boot.img from there to wanam folder in firmware zip, close up and flash and bingo.

Its great to be back on Samsung Rom again after so long on AOSP especially 4.4.2, I'll see how its going over the next few days and report back.




Thanks for the update. My phone isn't under warranty any longer, so I am not worried about Knox unless there is some other reason to be concerned, but I am a little Anxious about my third wipe ROM upgrade in as many months going from 4.2, to 4.3, and now to 4.4.

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  Reply # 982439 8-Feb-2014 20:55
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jeffnz: Well some news on flashing Samsung leaked 4.4.2 without having to have knox bootloader or lose Wifi. Just flashed this Rom and everything seems fine and on old bootloader. The dev of this Rom has also found a way around the way Samsung was tying in the kernel with botloader hence being able to build kernel without need for new BL. source

Its a leak so will be some issues before official release which shouldn't be far away but the biggie is NO KNOX.

The firmware download has a problem which should be fixed by tomorrow but if you are wanting to try you will need to download firmware and kernel, open zip on firmware delete boot.img, create a new folder called wanam , open kernel zip and add the boot.img from there to wanam folder in firmware zip, close up and flash and bingo.

Its great to be back on Samsung Rom again after so long on AOSP especially 4.4.2, I'll see how its going over the next few days and report back.




Thanks for the update. My phone isn't under warranty any longer, so I am not worried about Knox unless there is some other reason to be concerned, but I am a little Anxious about my third wipe ROM upgrade in as many months going from 4.2, to 4.3, and now to 4.4.


well sounds like you may have knox bootloader anyway so fill ya boots , but I was going to flash samsung rom regardless of knox as I can't see any where that says its an issue.

I've flashed new Roms every other week, I just backup , full wipe, flash, like and keep or don't like and restore backup and alls well.

as an aside this custom rom is looking pretty good no problems thus far.




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  Reply # 982451 8-Feb-2014 21:23
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jeffnz:
networkn:
jeffnz: Well some news on flashing Samsung leaked 4.4.2 without having to have knox bootloader or lose Wifi. Just flashed this Rom and everything seems fine and on old bootloader. The dev of this Rom has also found a way around the way Samsung was tying in the kernel with botloader hence being able to build kernel without need for new BL. source

Its a leak so will be some issues before official release which shouldn't be far away but the biggie is NO KNOX.

The firmware download has a problem which should be fixed by tomorrow but if you are wanting to try you will need to download firmware and kernel, open zip on firmware delete boot.img, create a new folder called wanam , open kernel zip and add the boot.img from there to wanam folder in firmware zip, close up and flash and bingo.

Its great to be back on Samsung Rom again after so long on AOSP especially 4.4.2, I'll see how its going over the next few days and report back.




Thanks for the update. My phone isn't under warranty any longer, so I am not worried about Knox unless there is some other reason to be concerned, but I am a little Anxious about my third wipe ROM upgrade in as many months going from 4.2, to 4.3, and now to 4.4.


well sounds like you may have knox bootloader anyway so fill ya boots , but I was going to flash samsung rom regardless of knox as I can't see any where that says its an issue.

I've flashed new Roms every other week, I just backup , full wipe, flash, like and keep or don't like and restore backup and alls well.

as an aside this custom rom is looking pretty good no problems thus far.


When I boot to Odin Mode I have : 

Product Name : GT-i9505
Current Binary : Custom
System Status : Custom
CSB-Config-LSB: 0x30
Write Protection : Enabled. 


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  Reply # 982453 8-Feb-2014 21:29
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install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.




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  Reply # 982467 8-Feb-2014 21:51
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jeffnz: install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.


Warranty Bit not Found 0x0

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  Reply # 982477 8-Feb-2014 22:14
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jeffnz: install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.


Warranty Bit not Found 0x0

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I think you are fine MH8 I think is the first of them and yours is a 4.2.2 bootloader so all good




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  Reply # 982483 8-Feb-2014 22:24
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jeffnz:
networkn:
jeffnz: install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.


Warranty Bit not Found 0x0

Bootloader i9505XXUEMG4


I think you are fine MH8 I think is the first of them and yours is a 4.2.2 bootloader so all good


So are you saying I should flash this ROM you mentioned with 4.4? I presume a wipe would be required?


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  Reply # 982526 9-Feb-2014 08:43
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jeffnz:
networkn:
jeffnz: install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.


Warranty Bit not Found 0x0

Bootloader i9505XXUEMG4


I think you are fine MH8 I think is the first of them and yours is a 4.2.2 bootloader so all good


So are you saying I should flash this ROM you mentioned with 4.4? I presume a wipe would be required?



yes a full wipe required. If you want knox free bootloader and Samsung 4.4.2 this is the only rom at the moment that can do this without other problems like no wifi, and you can go back to previous versions.

Its running very well I've installed wnam xposed and appops  so getting it to work really well I'm pleased. 

Strange but haven't seen other dev's latch onto this yet but only a matter of time




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  Reply # 982635 9-Feb-2014 12:10
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jeffnz:
networkn:
jeffnz:
networkn:
jeffnz: install this app and see what the Bootloader is, old one is MDE or before.


Warranty Bit not Found 0x0

Bootloader i9505XXUEMG4


I think you are fine MH8 I think is the first of them and yours is a 4.2.2 bootloader so all good


So are you saying I should flash this ROM you mentioned with 4.4? I presume a wipe would be required?



yes a full wipe required. If you want knox free bootloader and Samsung 4.4.2 this is the only rom at the moment that can do this without other problems like no wifi, and you can go back to previous versions.

Its running very well I've installed wnam xposed and appops  so getting it to work really well I'm pleased. 

Strange but haven't seen other dev's latch onto this yet but only a matter of time


Hmm unsure, what is new in 4.4?
Notice any improvements you couldn't live without?


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