Tips Firmware update

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Mackfini, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Mackfini

    Mackfini Member
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    There is a new firmware update for the Aviator (FG04) that was released 8/14/12. I updated mine on my pc and did not lose any info. Note: Backup your contacts to the SD card just in case.
     

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  2. Noticed any differences? Did it mention what was updated?
     
  3. Now534

    Now534 Active Member
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    Release Notes

    Update Swype APK
    Fix: Incoming SMS notifications
    Fix: Incoming MMS downloading during and after active call
    Fix: Attaching VCF (name card)
    Fix: Displaying exchange email without subject
    UI enhancements
    Preload App updated:
    City ID version 1.2.27
    Amazon Appstore version 2.3.0
    Play Store version 3.4.7
    Play Books version 1.5.4
    Play Music version 4.1.513
    Maps version 6.3.0
    Google Quick Search Box version 1.3.3
    YouTube version 2.4.4
     
  4. Now534

    Now534 Active Member
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    I updated to it tried to root it but i didn't do something right so i downgraded back to FD02 and rooted (forgot to put USB Debugging on). If anyone can confirm root with FG04 i may consider upgrading. But i'll be going to the S3 hopefully soon.
     
  5. I upgraded and rooted using the Team US Cellular method (flash the MD5 via Odin and then root via S1C). It worked fine. The phone seems a little bit snappier and more responsive than before. That may just be a placebo, or it may be from a more aggressive setting on Auto Killer Memory Optimizer.
     
  6. Now534

    Now534 Active Member
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    At least it works. I've been having a few problems with this phone this past few days. Go Launcher won't open the app menu up unless i lock the phone and unlock or i turn it sideways. Hopefully that will be fixed soon. I also keep dropping 4g every once in awhile when i clearly have a good signal source.
     
  7. mcblazin420

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    Will I have to re-root if I update, or will the root hold
     
  8. You'll have to re-root. I tried OTA Rootkeeper, but it didn't work.
     
  9. mcblazin420

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    Definitely worth doing the update and re-root. Phone seems a bit snappier, and it hasn't frozen or rebooted on its own since I did it.
     
  10. I seem to be getting a bit better battery life, too. Not drastically better, but maybe an extra 10% or so.
     
  11. lgrootnoob

    lgrootnoob Well-Known Member
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    Where do you find fdo2 file and does that flash in odin also
     

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