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  Reply # 1697282 1-Jan-2017 17:51
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it all depends on where the importer can source them from for a good price.

 

generally you wont recieve over the air updates unless you buy it from one of the telco's here. but you should be able to download the rom's and install them


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  Reply # 1697286 1-Jan-2017 18:05
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webup:

 

I bought 2 x Galaxy S7 from Mobile Station in Sept (one for me and one for my Wife) and now notice mine says its from UAE in the build info screen.

 

Hasnt had a single android system update since ive owned it and it has corrupted my SD card from Harvey Norman and lost lots of photos etc.

 

Recovered some and lost lots and got a new card from HN and after few weeks same issue.

 

I had no idea my phone would be from UAE!

 

 

You should be able to download NZ firmware for it, depending on the model. Look up the model number at sammobile

 

Could also be a hardware issue.

 

I'm not sure what samsung in NZ are like, but here in Oz they won't touch a parallel imported phone under warranty.


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ok cheers, downloading this one as im 2degrees and cant see a specific rom for them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

So whats the best way to backup everything especially app data for non rooted users?


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  Reply # 1697319 1-Jan-2017 19:49
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 NZC = 2degrees. VNZ = Vodafone. TNZ = Spark.


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Jase2985:

 

it all depends on where the importer can source them from for a good price.

 

generally you wont recieve over the air updates unless you buy it from one of the telco's here. but you should be able to download the rom's and install them

 

 

 

I generally find the reverse to be true, non-NZ devices get firmware updates a lot quicker than the local ones do as they're not hamstrung by the often very lengthy "testing" processes.

 

 





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  Reply # 1697350 1-Jan-2017 21:24
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So whats the best way to backup everything especially app data for non rooted users?


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  Reply # 1697376 1-Jan-2017 22:45
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webup:

 

So whats the best way to backup everything especially app data for non rooted users?

 

 

use the manufacture recommended backup software?


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  Reply # 1697387 1-Jan-2017 23:38
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Last time i used this it didnt backup any 3rd party app data which is a big deal


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My wifes phone today just automatically got the Nougat update 7.0 installed.

Cant understand why hers is getting lots of updates and now the latest OS and mine is not???


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  Reply # 1729692 4-Mar-2017 06:12

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My wifes phone today just automatically got the Nougat update 7.0 installed.

Cant understand why hers is getting lots of updates and now the latest OS and mine is not???

 

 

 

 

Did you flash both of them? Did you factory reset both of them after flashing? Dial *#1234# from both handsets and see if they're running the same software version on all three strings listed.





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  Reply # 1729701 4-Mar-2017 08:02
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I don't even know where to start answering. Luckily the other guys have OP sorted.

 

It really depends on the exact model as to what different versions there may be.





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  Reply # 1729788 4-Mar-2017 11:25

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I don't even know where to start answering. Luckily the other guys have OP sorted.

 

It really depends on the exact model as to what different versions there may be.

 

 

Long story short, if a Samsung handset is reflashed without a factory reset, it may not get OTA updates and will need to be updated manually with ODIN.





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