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Topic # 88352 14-Aug-2011 14:12
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Yes... I currently operate a stock handset... and still occasionally load Kies... (don't all laugh at once)

Recently Kies went through another upgrade... there were posts on XDA as to whether this might mean a firmware upgrade was close. 

Samsung has said 2.3.4 will be released region by region as approved by the network operators during Q3/2011 - meaning Samsung expects network operators to be able to approve it being pushed to their subscribers by end September.  Now even I've been around long enough to take that with a grain of salt, but I do take it to mean official versions of 2.3.4 should now be close... 

Until today every time I've loaded Kies its either said the firmware I had was the latest (beneath the various firmware versions) except the once when it offered an upgrade.  Today it shows the various firmware versions (stock 2.3.3 VNZ) with no mention of whether this is the latest. 

My question then is...

In the experience of those who've been on the Galaxy awhile is this significant - or just a result of someone at Samsung forgetting to check a tickbox after reconfiguring their back end...?

Interested to hear opinions...  Or more if someone knows something.

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  Reply # 508934 19-Aug-2011 12:11
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As technician I like to suggest don't upgrade phone specially parallel import phone.

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  Reply # 508935 19-Aug-2011 12:11
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As technician I like to suggest don't upgrade phone specially parallel import phone.



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 509856 22-Aug-2011 11:13
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I appreciate you're a phone technician and probably spend a fair amount of time recovering people's phones after bad flashing experiences...

But Kies is Samsung's official upgrade vehicle.  It's the way they tell you to operate your phone.  Are you seriously suggesting that only you and other technicians should be able to upgrade the firmware versions of a handset?

Really?

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