Who has an official 2.3.4 firmware update via Kies?General

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  1. Tinderbox (UK)

    Tinderbox (UK) Well-Known Member

    I got my S2 yesterday simfree i am using an O2 sim, It came with v2.3.3 , I did an update search on the phone and it said there was one, YES , I thought 2.3.4 , but after a full flash update my phone was still on 2.3.3 , maybe it was an O2 update :(


  2. Ih4teKies

    Ih4teKies Well-Known Member

    Another thread with a very misleading title.

    Or is it just me?

    I clicked to see if Official 2.3.4 firmware update via kies has finally arrived.
    How can it be "Official" when it isn't even out yet?
  3. heshanj

    heshanj Well-Known Member

    its coz Kies is based on ur region. meaning it is officially out via Kies to some users, but not all.
  4. Slug

    Slug Check six! Moderator

    Nobody else seems to have found the meaning difficult to grasp. The opening post does make the purpose quite clear. ;)

    However I'll edit the title to make it obvious to even a cursory glance.
    Ih4teKies likes this.
  5. VulturePenguin

    VulturePenguin Active Member

    I did have my samsung galaxy 2 running on android 2.3.3 but after installing villain rom 2.4.2 onto my device in the phone status menu it now says android version 2.3.4. Am I actually running android 2.3.4 or is this a mistake?
  6. greggebhardt

    greggebhardt Well-Known Member

    What does 2.3.4 do better than 2.3.3?

    Does it fix bugs or add features or both.
  7. runebinder

    runebinder Member

    Villain Rom comes with 2.3.4, so no it's not a mistake.
    VulturePenguin likes this.
  8. saywhatt

    saywhatt Well-Known Member

    hey guys, i have a SGSi9003 (rooted).. still in the firmware 2.2, i'm from the Philippines. the Skies I installed via the original cd inside the box as i bought it. i tried to upgrade my firmware via kies, but didn't work.. no updates were available. then i tried via my phone, through settings and firmware updates, it didn't push through. is there any 2.3 firmware available for my SGSi9003 here in the Philippines? i don't wanna try Odin, I might brick my phone.

    Thanks! :)
  9. Duggald

    Duggald Member

    On a contract with ThreeUK:

    Kies shows;

    PDA: KF4
    PHONE: KF2
    CSC: KF1 (H3G)

    *#1234# shows the same. (minus the H3G)

    Still 2.3.3, but waiting patiently. :)
  10. VulturePenguin

    VulturePenguin Active Member

    Quick question. How do you determine what the PDA, PHONE and CSC are? Is it in the settings sectiosn and if so what info is related to what? Eg is the 'baseband version' in phone settings the PDA, PHONE or CSC?

    EDIT: DOH, just read your comment again and saw you found out that info from Kies.

    EDIT 2: Just hooked up my phone and started kies but can't find the info that you found. Where is it in kies?
  11. Duggald

    Duggald Member

    When the phone is connected, you'll see "Firmware Information" on the Basic Information page.

    Under that, you'll see;

    "Current firmware version: PDA:? / PHONE:? / CSC:?"

    But you can also find out on the phone itself by going into the dialer like you normally would for a call, and entering: *#1234#.
    A different page comes up with;

    PDA: I9100 ?
    PHONE: I9100 ?
    CSC: I9100 ?
  12. VulturePenguin

    VulturePenguin Active Member

    Cheers mate. Found mine:

    PDA KF3
    PHONE: KE7
    CSC KD1

    I'm also with threeUK but I paid via buymobilephones.net. Wonder when they're going to pull their finger out an give us 2.3.4!
  13. adamantell

    adamantell Well-Known Member

    im on three network in UK and still no update for me yet
  14. Fjoffa

    Fjoffa New Member

    I am in Norway, I have not gotten any official update for 2.3.4 yet.
    My current firmware is: PDA:KF3 / Phone:KE7 / CSC:KF1 (NEE)

    Still waiting....
  15. evohicks

    evohicks Well-Known Member

    On O2 UK, nothing to report, just a quick question, if I check on my phone for software updates, will it detect a new update and if so, can I install it OTA? or is it all done through Kies?
  16. jib91

    jib91 New Member

    any idea when orange is getting firmware 2.3.4 update via kies
  17. androidistic

    androidistic Member

    Hi Evohicks, I spoke to O2 regarding this, they are still "checking" the 2.3.4 update and have no idee when it will be let loose!
  18. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Well-Known Member

    we all know it works

    "checking"=adding useless bloatware
  19. Nodders

    Nodders Well-Known Member

    Nothing yet on unbranded phones either. Wasn't the original eta August?
  20. Antakar

    Antakar Well-Known Member

    Guys, i dont think i understand how it works.

    I have unbranded phone. My network is T-Mobile.

    Now, do i have to wait for T-Mobile to release update Through Kies and get Branded firmware, or am i waiting for Samsung to release it on Kies and have my mobile still unbranded?
  21. Lettuce

    Lettuce Well-Known Member

    Just stumbled across this thread. I am on Three (H3G) contract.

    Went to Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for Updates

    I then had to register with Samsung (email and password, took 1 minute) and an update was available. Downloaded over Wi-Fi in about 30 seconds. Just installing now.

    What is in the update?

  22. Slug

    Slug Check six! Moderator

    Unbranded = generic = update direct from Samsung.

    Networks only come into the equation if the handset has a customised firmware, only found on handsets sold directly by the network (or a retail partner).
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  23. evohicks

    evohicks Well-Known Member

    What was it, 2.3.4? can you check and let us know, go to settings/about phone/android version.
    I am also on unbranded/unlocked with o2 sim btw.
  24. Croc19

    Croc19 New Member

    My 2 cents input.

    In Australia, carrier is Optus.

    PDA: KG1
    Phone: KF3
    CSC: KG1 (OPS)
    Android Version: 2.3.3

    KIES and Phone state that I'm updated........go figure
  25. DragonQ

    DragonQ Member

    No 2.3.4 for me on T-Mobile (UK). Latest is KF3/KE7/KD1.

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