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Topic # 161667 15-Jan-2015 11:23
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Seems like everyone but me has Lollipop, just wondering if anyone knows when VF NZ customers will get it ?


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  Reply # 1215424 15-Jan-2015 12:15
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  Reply # 1215428 15-Jan-2015 12:21
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NZ Carriers are LAZY so probably march/april




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Reply # 1215459 15-Jan-2015 12:55
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not just Vodafone. I have a 2 degrees one 6 months old using on Vodafone and no update yet. Not sure when 2 degrees will release an update




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  Reply # 1215471 15-Jan-2015 13:09
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Is there a non rooted way to get this myself?

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  Reply # 1215502 15-Jan-2015 13:54
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networkn: Is there a non rooted way to get this myself?


Swap to an international official Samsung ROM that supports it?




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  Reply # 1215504 15-Jan-2015 14:05
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Which S5 variant? I don't think there are any official SM-G900I Lollipop ROMs yet, though big chunks of Europe have received it for the SM-G900F.




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  Reply # 1215505 15-Jan-2015 14:10
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SM-G900F

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  Reply # 1215506 15-Jan-2015 14:16
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I got a lollipop for Christmas. I haven't eaten it yet. My M8 does not have lollipop yet, so that makes 2 of us :)




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  Reply # 1215513 15-Jan-2015 14:29
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networkn: Is there a non rooted way to get this myself?


Swap to an international official Samsung ROM that supports it?


My understanding is that it would require root or trip knox?

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  Reply # 1215514 15-Jan-2015 14:43
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Flashing to an offical samsung rom via odin won't trip Knox.

THe rom you're after is the Polish rom. It's the only (the last time I checked) SM-G900F 5.0 rom out.

The only downside of doing so is you lose carrier specific features such as HD voice and Fast dormancy if the rom you're flashing doesn't have them enabled

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  Reply # 1215524 15-Jan-2015 15:21
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networkn: Seems like everyone but me has Lollipop, just wondering if anyone knows when VF NZ customers will get it ?



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  Reply # 1215547 15-Jan-2015 16:05
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Keep in mind if you do flash a newer rom, if it involves a bootloader update you will not be able to downgrade. So for example you won't be able to flash a european 5.0 rom and then go back to VFNZ 4.4. If you want to go back to NZ firmware you'll need to wait for the NZ release of whatever OS version you flashed.

You can downgrade if the bootloader is compatible, but it's a good idea to assume that it won't be.

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  Reply # 1215593 15-Jan-2015 17:51
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I tried Lollipop CM12 for a while but never really liked AOSP so reverted back and happy to wait until the dev's get hold of the Sammie roms.

There is quite a few Lollipop firmwares available for the G900F from sammobile but I'm not a fan of stock Sammie firmware either




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  Reply # 1216153 16-Jan-2015 15:05
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Who wants to bet the S6 with Lollipop will be released here before the S5 gets an update?!

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