General [Int'l version] OTA update

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  1. slatyford

    slatyford Well-Known Member
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    Just had an OTA update but still running 4.04 first thing I've noticed is the sumertime notification has changed from a sun with 1 in to a clock. Will see what else has canged as and when
     

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  2. DaddyCee

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    yep in the process of the upgrade taking place on my handset. said that the download was 70MB or so.
     
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  3. davoid

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    has the update by any chance fixed the home button redraw lag?
     
  4. darka5sa5sin

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    Just downloaded. First thing I've noticed is brightness control in notification dropdown, plus a few extra sound icons in the device options menu, silent, vibrate, normal.

    On 3 UK unbranded
     
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  5. MisterEz

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    Yep - just got this too... UK O2 network.

    When you long hold the power button to bring up the "Device Options" screen, there are a few new icons at the bottom to toggle between sound options... sound off, vibrate, & sound on.
     
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  6. bigyid

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    Still waiting for update on O2
     
  7. MisterEz

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    The separate brightness level for the default browser has been removed, and renamed "Colours". The brightness level of the browser is now linked to the level of the phone in general...
     
  8. NineToTheSky

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    This is beginning to look like a fairly big upgrade.. It's good to see Samsung looking after us.
     
  9. darka5sa5sin

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    Also when in a call, a little speaker (called extra volume) appears over the contact photo
     
  10. MisterEz

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    The AccuWeather widget is now updating with my correct location automatically...
    And the "1" in the sun has gone. Now it's a clock/sun symbol.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. darka5sa5sin

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    email conversation view has been update with titles for the conversations...
     
  12. XplosiV

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    72.68mb update, downloaded in 4 minutes.

    Latest version i9300XXLFB


    Any way a mod could sticky, or maybe do some kind of banner, to announce firmware updates and if they are international / USA etc, to raise awareness?
     
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  13. umeshdhingra

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    Just finished downloading here in Delhi,India .thks to Samsung for giving us two updates in last fortnight.cheers
     
  14. MisterEz

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    Don't want to jinx myself, but I haven't been able to force the browser close/redraw problem so far... early days though, too soon to tell if it's been fixed.
     
  15. sherlock5545

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    Nothing on mine yet, I'm unbranded. Anyway, I'll check up for an update via Odin, as I am rooted.
     
  16. greggebhardt

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    OS updates are what iPhone users brag about having over other phone makers, all the time. Samsung is showing them that they can do it too. The S3 is a new device and will likely be getting more updates as needed to fix any glitches and even add features.
     
  17. DaddyCee

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    new icon in the camera that allows you to select balck & white, negative or none for your shots. Oh and other settings as well if you scroll that list. Whoppeeeee!!!
     
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  18. jimbo1mcm

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    I think Samsung knows it has a winner. If this is any sign, Jelly Bean will be coming sooner rather than later. They want to seize and keep the lead before the Iphone 5 comes out in the fall. Way to go Samsung.

    P.S. Verizon: Don't screw up this update by holding it forever.
     
  19. darka5sa5sin

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    Additional digital clock widget
     
  20. antoeknee

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    No updates on Orange yet. In fact can't find the option to check for OTA updates. IIRC in the past it was under about device.
     
  21. MisterEz

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    I seem to remember reading a thread here about some Orange branded phones having the update option removed... is it a new phone?

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    Here's the thread... http://androidforums.com/samsung-galaxy-s3/565077-orange-firmware.html
    People were either sending them back to Orange to be replaced, or flashing the phone with a stock non-orange firmware.
     
  22. sherlock5545

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    Any unbranded users, can you tell me the build number you have after this update?
     
  23. jerofld

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    Please note what carrier/variant you have when reporting OTAs. Remember, we have the International version as well as the 7 or so North American carriers that will probably have different OTA schedules.

    It's pretty safe to assume that this is for the Int'l variant, however.
     
  24. MisterEz

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    I9300XXLFB

    Is that what you're after?
     
  25. darka5sa5sin

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    Still have the issue when using Chrome. But it's fine in the standard internet app
     

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