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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AJ564, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. AJ564

    AJ564 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    UK upgrade to 4.1.2 is available :)
     


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  2. alanbathurst

    alanbathurst Newbie

    thanks, just installed via keis

    any idea of improvements/fixes as a result of this upgrade
     
  3. legaltender

    legaltender Newbie

    Is this available OTA?
     
  4. DaddyCee

    DaddyCee Android Enthusiast

    yep just got OTA on unbranded Vodafone handset bought through CPW.
     
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  5. aldo82

    aldo82 Well-Known Member

    looking on sam mobile it seems to be just unbranded and vodafone so far. Wonder how long it'll take 3?!
     
  6. cooper1973

    cooper1973 Newbie

    Mmm strange not on sg2 9100p on o2
     
  7. xx_raj_xx

    xx_raj_xx Member

    HIya
    just a quick note
    on Vodafone UK, phone bought from them as well. Got the update this morning OTA.
     
  8. Spaceprobe

    Spaceprobe Android Enthusiast

    I got mine on contract through EE but since I got it from the carphone warehouse its unlocked. OTA was showing busy message so went with Kies. Kies upgraded and showed my phone as a Galaxy S. Rebooted laptop and phone and this time it connected as an S3 and did the firmware upgrade. Took about 15 minutes but no problems. I like the split screen.
     
  9. sherlock5545

    sherlock5545 Android Expert

    I'll just wait for CrDroid to be updated with the Uk version :D
     
  10. Bullitt_McQueen

    Bullitt_McQueen Well-Known Member

    Been trying to update all morning.

    I get the cheerful message:

    "Access to the software update is provided to users blah blah blah blah. Try later".

    Thanks Samsung. You're the best lol

    SIM free and unbranded S3.
     
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  11. Spaceprobe

    Spaceprobe Android Enthusiast


    Yes thats the message I got but connect via Kies and it will upgrade, it was the same when JB arrived
     
  12. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    All CPW phones are unlocked. However this is SIM unlocked and just means you can put any SIM in it. Be careful not to confuse unlocked with unbranded. That is the real key here.

    All CPW phones are also unbranded. Unbranded means it has no carrier / operator build of Android on there so the updates can come directly from Samsung.

    Carrier Branded handsets often get their updates later as Samsung push it to the Carrier and they add their "crap" however, UK Carriers got it out before Samsung last time (4.1.1) - I assume Samsung were busy in other regions.

    Anyway, been using 4.1.2 for a few weeks. Enjoy Multi Window :)
     
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  13. jamsterdm

    jamsterdm Well-Known Member

    installed at 630 this morning, only thing i find useful really is multiview but ill hardly use that tbh
     
  14. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    I use it a lot. If I'm typing something and just need to check a fact or a spelling, its great for that. Or to do some calculations quickly whilst typing.

    Yeah it's mainly typing + referencing for me, but hey, Its a use!
     
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  15. sherlock5545

    sherlock5545 Android Expert

    That's basically the same use I do. SUroot, did you use any mod to allow other applications as well to work with the Multi Window feature? If yes, which one?
     
  16. Bullitt_McQueen

    Bullitt_McQueen Well-Known Member

    Kies? Yuck lol.

    I'll wait.
     
  17. Gomjaba

    Gomjaba Android Enthusiast

    Cool, and same here, OTA gives some nonsense message but Kies seems to be working...
     
  18. Gomjaba

    Gomjaba Android Enthusiast

    Your loss :p (well, delay anyway).
     
  19. DaddyCee

    DaddyCee Android Enthusiast

    HTH! do you get multi-screen to work and does it only work with certain apps?
     
  20. Terry51

    Terry51 Member

    Just done the update via Kies on Vidafone uk.
    I haven't noticed much differance with the update from 4.1.1
     
  21. sherlock5545

    sherlock5545 Android Expert

    Thanks SUroot, the mod that came with CRdroid didn't work properly, but this one you linked works perfectly.
     
  22. rsfour

    rsfour Member

    Updated via Kies as the OTA update wouldnt let me connect. Woo.
     
  23. jamsterdm

    jamsterdm Well-Known Member

    battery life seems shit now and the camera doesnt seem as good... boo.
     
  24. sherlock5545

    sherlock5545 Android Expert

    Try resetting, it might solve the issues. I am using 4.1.2 since last week and it works perfectly, no issues with battery if either.
     

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