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  1. Xxmen

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    Hi, Just purchased an unlocked N9005 and I went to the software update to update the software and it said it cannot be updated as the phone was modified. How do I go about updating the software? Also after rooting can the software be updated and what effect that would have on root?

    Thanks for any assistance.
     

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    Unroot the phone, then update it. Then root it again. (Are you sure it's running the stock ROM? It could be running some other ROM that the factory update won't update.)
     
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    Not sure what rom is on it, will have to check and get back to you. How would you unroot it?
     
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    apn: N9005xxubmj1
    cp: N9005xxubmj1
    csc: N90050xxbmj1

    Is this the standard rom? Any assistance would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
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    Anyone??
     
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    Xxmen, where are you in the world? There are various "stock" ROMS for different regions and countries. Their only difference is language packs but also the all important CSC codes. I can find you a download that is flashable by Odin that will allow updating as normal in the future by OTA (Over The Air) or Kies.
     
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    Will it allow me to keep the sim and region unlocked?
     
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    Hi Dynomot,

    Can you give me some assistance in locating the latest software for my note 3. The latest software that Kies said is available is,

    PDA: MJ7
    Phone: MJ7
    CSC: MJ4 (XEF)

    Can you clarify if this updated software would be

    APN: N9005XXUBMJ7
    CP: N9005XXUBMJ7
    CSC: N90050XXBMJ4

    and is this be what I should be looking for?

    Any assistance would be appreciated.
     
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    I found the below can you tell me if this is a replacement for what I have?

    Model: SM-N9005
    Country: Unknown
    Version: Android 4.3
    Changelist: 2019540
    Build date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 07:58:12 +0000
    Product Code: XSI
    PDA: N9005XXUDMJ7
    CSC: N9005OJVDMJ4
    MODEM: N9005XXUDMJ7
     
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    Sorry Xxmen I have been on call for work (worked 58 hours over the last three days). I haven't forgotten you. I'll get back to you in this thread over the weekend, most likely Saturday afternoon (UK time - GMT) when I hopefully should have time for me.
     
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    Ok, I went ahead and download the rom version in the above post but have done nothing so far.

    Will await your input.

    Model: SM-N9005
    Country: United Kingdom
    Version: Android 4.3
    Changelist: 2019540
    Build date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 07:58:12 +0000
    Product Code: BTU
    PDA: N9005XXUDMJ7
    CSC: N9005OXADMJ4
    MODEM: N9005XXUDMJ7



    Download this as well so you will advise on which one to use.
     
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    Still on call?
     
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    Nope but a family crisis has kept me from these (among others) forums, and will for the foreseeable future. I will get back to you, but when I donot know.
     
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    Xxmen you should be alright with that one. It is a stock ROM. Now whether you can update OTA or via Kies I wouldn't know.
     
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    I update with the UK rom but it will not update over kies but it told me the phone has the lates update over OTA. Have not done much with the phone since I bought it, have not tried a sim card yet.
     

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