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  # 754453 1-Feb-2013 15:49
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bignicko: Just received OTA update for my Vodafone supplied handset (with 2degrees SIM) 10 minutes ago. Very quick update. All done now. 4.1.2 i9300XXELLA


XELLA????

I thought Vodafone firmware is I9300XXEMA1 not XELLA.
I9300XXEMA1_I9300VNZELL1_VNZ

http://www.sammobile.com/firmware/?page=8&view=11243

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  # 754457 1-Feb-2013 15:58
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IntegerIsNumber:
bignicko: Just received OTA update for my Vodafone supplied handset (with 2degrees SIM) 10 minutes ago. Very quick update. All done now. 4.1.2 i9300XXELLA


XELLA????

I thought Vodafone firmware is I9300XXEMA1 not XELLA.
I9300XXEMA1_I9300VNZELL1_VNZ

http://www.sammobile.com/firmware/?page=8&view=11243


Yup, just double checked. Was in the process of putting KIES on the work computer to update it through there when the notification came via OTA about an update. Can't remember what KIES said the available update was though. KIES now says up to date with PDA:MA1/PHONE:LLA/CSC:LL1(VNZ)

That I guess is the MA1 and LL1 explained?

 
 
 
 


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  # 754473 1-Feb-2013 16:21
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Anyone got a 2D one yet? My phone shows as "modified" so I can't do OTA. I just have to download from SamMobile when it shows up there

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  # 754475 1-Feb-2013 16:24
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With vodafone update rolling out, 2Degrees wouldnt be too far behind... (hopefully)

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  # 754484 1-Feb-2013 16:54
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Good to see the update so early given Samsung only just released it, think it shows its not the telco's but they are easy targets to blame.




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  # 754498 1-Feb-2013 17:32
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The Multi window feature is kinda cool but could do with support for more apps, there is a solution to allow all apps but it requires root and I've not bothered with mine.

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  # 754503 1-Feb-2013 17:34
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I thought the multi window pretty cool as well but never used it, maybe its just me and the way I use my phone




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  # 754508 1-Feb-2013 17:43
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There shoul also be a new gallery app in 4.1.2, and some new samsung apps, like a photo effects and drawing one.

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  # 754850 2-Feb-2013 19:30
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DoggNZ: Anyone got a 2D one yet? My phone shows as "modified" so I can't do OTA. I just have to download from SamMobile when it shows up there


To fix the "Modified" status.

1. Have you Reset the counter with Triangle Away yet?
 If not you should do it first.

2. Take your MicroSD card out. Reboot your S3 and check your Status again.
 You should see it says System Status: Normal.
 If not then you may be having some CWM caching somewhere on your internal eMMC.

Done those and you should be sweet.

 

Anyway, can someone send me the latest Samsung Video Editor? The file I downloaded won't installed on the phone. I think it is from ICS version.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Ahhha!! Vodafone still using the same modem as the rest of XELLA family.



Baseband version: i9300XXELLA
Kernel vresion: 3.3.31-801460
                      se.infra@SEP-64 #1
                      SMP PREEMPT Tue jan 8 13:25:30 KST 2013
Build number: JZO54K.I9300XXEMA1



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# 754875 2-Feb-2013 21:01
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So my phone died, SDS. Took it in to 2 degrees, no worries, they send it away to get repaired. Gf's phone was the same and two days ahead of mine in the process. Funny thing is, got it back this morning, it's been flashed with 4.1.2 Vodafone firmware. Gf's phone comes back as 4.1.1 2 degrees firmware. Can't decide whether it's a big deal or not...

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  # 754886 2-Feb-2013 21:45
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I'm quite surprised that this whole SDS issue hasn't really hit the mainstream media (unless it has and I haven't noticed). Am I correct in assuming that this is going to affect every single 16GB S3 in the world?

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  # 754887 2-Feb-2013 21:48
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snooparoop: So my phone died, SDS. Took it in to 2 degrees, no worries, they send it away to get repaired. Gf's phone was the same and two days ahead of mine in the process. Funny thing is, got it back this morning, it's been flashed with 4.1.2 Vodafone firmware. Gf's phone comes back as 4.1.1 2 degrees firmware. Can't decide whether it's a big deal or not...


Could make for a funny conversation if you need to take it in for warranty work in the future, I suppose the good thing is any future updates will be in line with VF who seem to get them to market first

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  # 755268 3-Feb-2013 22:46
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MurrayM: I'm quite surprised that this whole SDS issue hasn't really hit the mainstream media (unless it has and I haven't noticed). Am I correct in assuming that this is going to affect every single 16GB S3 in the world?


Only if they are not updated I presume. But I do worry what damage has occurred with mine prior to upgrading, as it has become more laggy and crashes every couple of days. And I have done a full reinstall in the last few weeks too.

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  # 755302 4-Feb-2013 06:36
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mattwnz:
MurrayM: I'm quite surprised that this whole SDS issue hasn't really hit the mainstream media (unless it has and I haven't noticed). Am I correct in assuming that this is going to affect every single 16GB S3 in the world?


Only if they are not updated I presume. But I do worry what damage has occurred with mine prior to upgrading, as it has become more laggy and crashes every couple of days. And I have done a full reinstall in the last few weeks too.


Mine has become quite laggy as well and no updates from 2degrees yet

So I'm just rebooting everyday and keep visiting the task manager to clear up the ram so it doesn't get too laggy

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  # 755337 4-Feb-2013 08:37
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mattwnz: There shoul also be a new gallery app in 4.1.2, and some new samsung apps, like a photo effects and drawing one.


Indeed there is, the handset prompted for a Samsung Apps update not long after the 4.1.2 restart. Quite like the new gallery app with the folder display down the side.

Was there always a 'ptoect SD Card' option under developer options in 4.1? only just noticed it, along with a similar app permission.

BTW I'm sure my phone is less laggy now.

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