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Old November 24th, 2011, 10:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Man Bell Canada is sooooo slow in updating my phone. I Know there are threads about his but just wanted to say it again. I love the phone and am not having any real big problems with it but would like to see if I could get more life out of my Battery and I would like to be up to date. I am not a big fan of Samsung not pushing this update to all phones

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Old November 24th, 2011, 11:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Why are you blaming Samsung?

You clearly do not know how the update process works with operator branded phones.

Samsung release the latest vanilla, unbranded, firmware to all the operators.

It is then up to the operators to add their own bloatware, boot screens, logos, etc; and in some cases, even remove applications.

They then have to return it to Samsung for release.

Therefore, if you have an operator who is either disinterested or just plain tardy it is hardly Samsung's fault.

There are two things that you can do...

1. Start petitioning your operator

2. Root your phone and you can install the latest firmware as soon as it is released.
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Old November 25th, 2011, 10:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Why are you blaming Samsung?

You clearly do not know how the update process works with operator branded phones.

Samsung release the latest vanilla, unbranded, firmware to all the operators.

It is then up to the operators to add their own bloatware, boot screens, logos, etc; and in some cases, even remove applications.

They then have to return it to Samsung for release.

Therefore, if you have an operator who is either disinterested or just plain tardy it is hardly Samsung's fault.

There are two things that you can do...

1. Start petitioning your operator

2. Root your phone and you can install the latest firmware as soon as it is released.
I know this and not really blaming Samsung for this I blame Bell Canada for not caring about updates that is why my subject line says Bell Canada sucks not Samsung. But I do wish that our phones can just be updated normally and not go threw the carriers. I know this will not happen because the carriers need to add to it but I just wish it did not happen this way and that way we all can benefit from the updates. You know like how Iphone does it. When a update come out they do not go threw the carriers. And that is were I place some of the blame on Samsung they could do it that way.
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Old November 25th, 2011, 10:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Oh not into rooting this phone since my last phone had nothing but problems and when it broke I lost the phone because of rooting and warranty was void. So no need to root this phone and I tried ORDIN but it did not work for me and almost screwed that up. For me I just wish we did not have to go out side the normal stock way of doing things. It is not that big of deal not a hater just wishing this little over sight would be changed when it comes to updating.
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Old November 26th, 2011, 02:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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looks like
Canada Pending... 2.3.4 Available! .

hummmm... looks like the youmobile site i quoted is wrong! just tried to update and nothing. no update.
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Old November 26th, 2011, 10:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If you want timely updates without the interference of carriers you need either a Nexus phone or willing to root.
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