awojtas: Is there any forum to ask 2degrees when they'll roll out the fixed ASE6 firmware for the S10?
It's really best to ask Samsung these questions, even if the answer is "When HQ get to it in the queue." Small market + per-telco software builds = not being the absolute #1 global priority for fairly understandable reasons.
Samsung roll out the OTAs, it is up to them to provide the NZ telcos with the software for certification prior to release, and it goes back to Samsung to release once that certification is obtained - usually just a couple of days at the telcos' ends. If software needs to be rebuilt because another region found a bug, it needs to go through the local testing again. This is for the likes of emergency calling and broadcasts. Thankfully the customisations made for the NZ market are minor and in the scheme of things we don't do too badly for OTA rollouts these days, but sooner is always more desirable* eh?
*For enthusiasts, less so for the average punter who just wants their phone to work and hates updates with a violent burning passion thanks to Microsoft circa XP.
Ta much for the informative reply. When I bought my P30 Pro, your staff at PBTech Wellington were super and very helpful. Sadly Huawei isn't such a good choice nowadays, and the P30 Pro camera has so much potential but often requires lots of work processing the photos in Lightroom to make them pleasant.
I ended up flashing ASE6 via Odin, no wipe needed.
If anyone's interested:
- Take out your simcard and power off.
- Download the Frija tool from XDA, enter SM-G973F as the model number, and AUT as CSC (not your real one - e.g. mine was NZC).
- Download ASE6 (about 4GB), unzip.
- Press vol down + bixby, then plug in the USB cable while holding the buttons for 10 sec.
- Use Odin to flash, make sure you select HOME_CSC file for the CSC option.
- After first boot up, put your simcard back in.
ASE6 has some nice camera improvements for night mode and live focus.
Does it add any carrier apps or anything stupid. I haven't played around with samsung firmware since the s3 days