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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by reader, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. reader

    reader Well-Known Member
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    Hello
    Which newer android version can i install and how?
    Thanks
     

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  2. RetiredCPO

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  3. RetiredCPO

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    I just used this process earlier today and it worked like a champ. I was updated and up and running within 30 minutes.
     
  4. reader

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    u updated what?

    i want to update from Android 2.3 that my phone runs, to the latest android version

    i know that Kies is a way to manage your phone via your pc, i run it now and i dont see any "update" button
     
  5. reader

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    Please tell me how to upgrade!
     
  6. Howard Hopkinson

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    You can either check for updates via Kies as posted above, or you can check via OTA(over the air). To check via OTA click settings/about phone/software update/update. Make sure you have your wifi turned on.
     
  7. reader

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    i 've already done this

    it says there is no update available, but my android is Gingerbread

    that means i cannot run later android on that phone?
     
  8. bluenova

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    Did you check in Kies? Sometimes an update will only show in kies and not OTA.

    What's your version number under Settings > About device > Android version?

    What country are you in and what country did you buy the phone in?
     
  9. newbie4

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    heard we will get 4.1.2 where is it will we get better battery than 4.0.4? I would like to charge the phone once a week not using any data connections but heavy wifi.
     
  10. bluenova

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    I'm using one of the 4.1.2 leaks and I'd say battery life is comparable. If you only want to charge once a week you'll need to buy a bigger battery.
     

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