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  # 740860 7-Jan-2013 09:24
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robfish: I now have my S3 back and I wondered how i can check the hardware version. Anybody here know?

*#12580*369#  will give you the hardware version.

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  # 740863 7-Jan-2013 09:32
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My HW Rev is MP 1.100

Wondering if this means I am susceptible to the sudden death issue. 




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  # 740865 7-Jan-2013 09:38
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My S3 died and has been returned apparently with a new mobo which has HW Rev MP1.100




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  # 740866 7-Jan-2013 09:41
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Yesterday morning I picked my phone up after it had been sitting on the table all night and the screen wouldn't turn on when I pressed the home button. The LED was flashing blue but it seemed unresponsive to all other button presses. I plugged it into the power and waited a few minutes and then tried again but still no response. Then just as I was considering pulling the battery out it rebooted all by itself. After starting up the battery meter said it has 58% battery remaining. It's been ok since. I hope this isn't the start of the "sudden death"!

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  # 740872 7-Jan-2013 09:55
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lokhor: My HW Rev is MP 1.100

Wondering if this means I am susceptible to the sudden death issue. 


robfish has a new mother board and then his hardware version was 1.100, so I am guessing that's the version of motherboard that wouldn't have the "sudden death" issue..

I am kind of hoping as well coz mine is also the same version..Tongue Out

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  # 740874 7-Jan-2013 09:55

robfish: With ICS I had battery percentage on my notification bar but now with JB i cannot find where to turn it on. Anyone here know?


Settings > Display > More settings > Display battery percentage

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  # 740881 7-Jan-2013 10:10
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MurrayM: Yesterday morning I picked my phone up after it had been sitting on the table all night and the screen wouldn't turn on when I pressed the home button. The LED was flashing blue but it seemed unresponsive to all other button presses. I plugged it into the power and waited a few minutes and then tried again but still no response. Then just as I was considering pulling the battery out it rebooted all by itself. After starting up the battery meter said it has 58% battery remaining. It's been ok since. I hope this isn't the start of the "sudden death"!


What's your mainboard firmware?




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  # 740883 7-Jan-2013 10:11
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ibuksh:
lokhor: My HW Rev is MP 1.100

Wondering if this means I am susceptible to the sudden death issue. 


robfish has a new mother board and then his hardware version was 1.100, so I am guessing that's the version of motherboard that wouldn't have the "sudden death" issue..

I am kind of hoping as well coz mine is also the same version..Tongue Out


Mine's 1.1 and haven't had any ill effects.... yet.





- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  # 740890 7-Jan-2013 10:31
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Damager:
MurrayM: Yesterday morning I picked my phone up after it had been sitting on the table all night and the screen wouldn't turn on when I pressed the home button. The LED was flashing blue but it seemed unresponsive to all other button presses. I plugged it into the power and waited a few minutes and then tried again but still no response. Then just as I was considering pulling the battery out it rebooted all by itself. After starting up the battery meter said it has 58% battery remaining. It's been ok since. I hope this isn't the start of the "sudden death"!


What's your mainboard firmware?

HW Rev: MP 1.100

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  # 740901 7-Jan-2013 10:41
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So are there any other revisions other than MP 1.1 I saw briefly somewhere its only the 16gb models with the issue. I'm assuming everyone in here on MP 1.1 is on the 16gb version?




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  # 740914 7-Jan-2013 10:45
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Damager: So are there any other revisions other than MP 1.1 I saw briefly somewhere its only the 16gb models with the issue. I'm assuming everyone in here on MP 1.1 is on the 16gb version?


I've got the 32GB model and it's MP 1.1

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  # 740915 7-Jan-2013 10:46
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Damager: So are there any other revisions other than MP 1.1 I saw briefly somewhere its only the 16gb models with the issue. I'm assuming everyone in here on MP 1.1 is on the 16gb version?

16GB for me.

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  # 740916 7-Jan-2013 10:46
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Damager: So are there any other revisions other than MP 1.1 I saw briefly somewhere its only the 16gb models with the issue. I'm assuming everyone in here on MP 1.1 is on the 16gb version?

16GB for me.

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  # 740917 7-Jan-2013 10:46
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My S3 died couple of weeks ago, didn't check the HW revision when the phone died. Got the phone back last week, they replaced the mainboard and the new HW revision is MP 1.500 (16gb, 2Degrees)

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  # 740927 7-Jan-2013 10:58
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Interesting, some are being replaced with MP 1.1 and others like fallen with MP 1.5




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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