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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Matrix Leader, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. Eryl Flynn

    Eryl Flynn Well-Known Member
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    I think this pretty much nails down where the issue for updates comes from. The carrier.

    Unbranded gets update with in months. Every one else tack another 6+ on. Not hard to see it is the carriers holding it up.
     

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  2. BynoUK

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    I'll be keeping an eye on this thread & checking for an OTA update, not a fan of the Kies software at all so that'll be a last resort
     
  3. Blenc1

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    Is JB really going to be with us the UK tomorrow as rumoured?
     
  4. breadnatty08

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    What phone are you speaking about?
     
  5. Blenc1

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  6. sherlock5545

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    For the International variant, yes, it should be, unless you have a carrier branded one, for which you either wait (who knows how long) or just flash a stock unbranded firmware. For the latter case, just wait for the firmware to be available on SamMobile.
     
  7. john_g

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    Me! I don't know why I want it, and I'm sure I don't need it, but that's not going to stop me :)
     
  8. ebonybranch

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    Does anyone know whether JB fixes the MTP/ OSX incompatability issue?
     
  9. Blenc1

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  11. matttye

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  12. matttye

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    Not me as I have an O2 branded phone, but I'll be watching the tech sites!
     
  13. pastafarian

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    Similar threads were merged, discuss on!
     
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  14. tilk23

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    I had an international unbranded S2 and the updates were released by region. I waited about a month an a half for ICS from the official release date. My region was XEF which is France. So Samsung will probably push it out the same way. From what I can remember some UK regions got it first.
     
  15. gogators

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    The update starts for international ones first.. Carriers hv not approved it yet
     
  16. SAL8116

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    Subscribed.
     
  17. mak916

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    With Sprint there is no telling. Hopefully by the end of the year. I'm hoping for sometime around Thanksgiving. I just hope Sprint does not make us wait pass the end of the year.
     
  18. Rxpert83

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    You can download the offline content for voice recognition

    I can't find the setting right now, but there's also a flashable zip you can flash if youre rooted. Check what's available for your device.
     
  19. davidmanvell

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    Where?
     
  20. Rxpert83

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    I know there's a flashable zip for my device for it. Id be very suprised if it wasn't on yours as well
     
  21. famousKing

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    wow i did not know carriers take that long for an update my Siii is rooted so hopefully i can get it early
     
  22. chillibean

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    I'm on a generic handset like my s2 was. The generic s2 got ics after some of the carriers which was mad but it wad actually 3 that got it first in the uk if I remember correctly.
     
  23. McBuzz

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  24. SUroot

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    Yep. By region, in batches. So there will be several released scheduled for UK or XX (however Samsung manage it).
     
  25. Max_Headroom

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    Excuse my ignorance but how exactly do we get JB ?
     

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