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  Reply # 722032 23-Nov-2012 20:19

johnr: Looks like Jellybean is out for VFNZ purchased handsets



Is it? Still getting no update available here

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  Reply # 722035 23-Nov-2012 20:39
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Looks like someone has a S3 for another market DOH

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  Reply # 722036 23-Nov-2012 20:55
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johnr: Looks like someone has a S3 for another market DOH


Doesn't root stop the updates? As in the case of my wife's phone.

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  Reply # 722062 23-Nov-2012 21:56
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Not seeing any update either from a stock standard VF S3

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  Reply # 722063 23-Nov-2012 22:00
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gkjb: Not seeing any update either from a stock standard VF S3


Answer why is here post by wrecks117

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/topic/10575-jellybean-update-for-s3/page__st__180__p__82086&#entry82086


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  Reply # 722067 23-Nov-2012 22:18
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The part about it being rooted?

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  Reply # 722091 23-Nov-2012 23:50
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Is there any point to having Kies installed? It updated itseld tonight and STILL tells me my S3 is not supported by Kies 2.0, so I was wondering if there was any useful purpose it served other than updating my phone's firmware, if that ever happens. 

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  Reply # 722103 24-Nov-2012 00:51
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4.1.1 is old news. We need 4.2.1 once Google released fixes.
Though, 4.1.2 official should be good.

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  Reply # 722142 24-Nov-2012 07:22
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Stock standard VF setup and not showing any firmware update in Kies either
No rooting or anything else
apart from what ever else may be causing this Kies really is a flakey and troublesome software

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  Reply # 722149 24-Nov-2012 07:51
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are we not the first ones in the world buy this phone ? and we are the last to get the update!

funny these updates ,aren't they !?

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  Reply # 722322 24-Nov-2012 15:52
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Hi guys,

Not sure if this has been discussed already, I tried searching the forum for similar issue but nothing is coming up:

The caller ID on my S3 (recently flashed to stock firmware JB ZSDLK2 rooted with Siyah kernel 1.7) does not recognise the contact if the number is saved in international format, i.e. +64xxxxxxxx. It will only recognise the contact if the number is in area code + number e.g. 09 xxx xxxx.

Is anyone else having the same issue and how do I resolve this? Is this a JB related issue?

It is quite annoying, and I have always saved my contact numbers in the international format in Gmail and never had this issue before and don't want to have to go through all my contacts to change the format.

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  Reply # 722329 24-Nov-2012 16:22
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Anyone know how/when we will get jellybean update for unlocked samsung s3's? The one I have got was purchased from DSE, so is not a parallel imported, nor is it tied to any network, although I am using it on vodafones network. SO I pressume the update is supposed to come directly from samsung, but there are no updates available  for it. Updates are so much easier to understand with apple products.

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  Reply # 722562 25-Nov-2012 15:06

mattwnz: Anyone know how/when we will get jellybean update for unlocked samsung s3's? The one I have got was purchased from DSE, so is not a parallel imported, nor is it tied to any network, although I am using it on vodafones network. SO I pressume the update is supposed to come directly from samsung, but there are no updates available  for it. Updates are so much easier to understand with apple products.


Trying to work out the same thing here. My partner has a red one from dse also. I believe dse have parallel imported them. Trying to figure out where from..

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  Reply # 722571 25-Nov-2012 15:25
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friendlymonkey:
mattwnz: Anyone know how/when we will get jellybean update for unlocked samsung s3's? The one I have got was purchased from DSE, so is not a parallel imported, nor is it tied to any network, although I am using it on vodafones network. SO I pressume the update is supposed to come directly from samsung, but there are no updates available  for it. Updates are so much easier to understand with apple products.


Trying to work out the same thing here. My partner has a red one from dse also. I believe dse have parallel imported them. Trying to figure out where from..


I didn't realise they were parallel imports as they weren't advertised as such. They were on;y advertised as 'unlocked' I thought there were laws that required them to advertise if that goods are parallel imported or not, as you don't get the same consumer protection as the local supplier in NZ may not support them, eg  if the retailer ever went under

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  Reply # 722572 25-Nov-2012 15:26
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mattwnz:
friendlymonkey:
mattwnz: Anyone know how/when we will get jellybean update for unlocked samsung s3's? The one I have got was purchased from DSE, so is not a parallel imported, nor is it tied to any network, although I am using it on vodafones network. SO I pressume the update is supposed to come directly from samsung, but there are no updates available  for it. Updates are so much easier to understand with apple products.


Trying to work out the same thing here. My partner has a red one from dse also. I believe dse have parallel imported them. Trying to figure out where from..


I didn't realise they were parallel imports as they weren't advertised as such. They were on;y advertised as 'unlocked' I thought there were laws that required them to advertise if that goods are parallel imported or not, as you don't get the same consumer protection as the local supplier in NZ may not support them, eg  if the retailer ever went under


What's the firmware noted in the settings??




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