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Old May 29th, 2014, 03:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just bought a GS 4(i9505). Its an EE device which has EE stuff on it. I want to flash it with a generic fw. Here is my phones details below, can anyone point me in the right direction of the correct FW I need??

Ive looked on sammobile but the downloads are soul soul-destroying slow. Thanks in advancde guys, any help with this will be very much appreciated

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This is the latest generic, unbranded, firmware for the UK...

Model: GT-I9505
Model name: GALAXY S4 LTE
Country: United Kingdom
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 481100
Build date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:47:45 +0000
Product Code: BTU

This NB8 release is older than the EE, NC4, build. You can flash this using the instructions contained in the link #1.5 of 28 Galaxy S4 models - know yours?

Alternatively, you could flash the generic, unbranded, German firmware, NE5...

Model: GT-I9505
Model name: GALAXY S4 LTE
Country: Germany
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: N/A
Build date: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000
Product Code: DBT

I'm afraid that SamMobile is your best bet.
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