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AndyMoore
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Registered: ‎31-01-2013
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s3 4.3 update

I was one of the 'lucky' people to catch the upgrade to 4.3. 

I've now disabled the smartstay & have been rebooting my phone after i have made any use of the GPS - this is keeping the battery life ok, but I still get dropouts when playing media files & the wake up is occasionally sluggish.

I'd be interested to know if anyone has heard any info other than the comment from samsung that they are investigating.

I'm undecided whether to reset my phone back to 4.1.2, although I have no idea how to do it, if it's going to be months until a fix then I guess it would be worth doing. Anyone heard ANYTHING? I'm not at all interested to hear about disgruntled users - these things happen & I'm sure the poor overworked developers are doing everything than can to fix the faults the test team failed to spot. 

 

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perksie
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Re: s3 4.3 update

Nothing yet, keep in touch as you'll see it here as soon as it's available.

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MI5
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Re: s3 4.3 update

All we know is that Samsung have acknowledge there are some serious issues and there is some new firmware out for testing with Dev's. But, we don't know how long it will be before release.
I have written a guide on here to roll back if you want to do it.....
http://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Android-Devices-Samsung-HTC-Sony/HOW-TO-A-Guide-to-using-Odin/m-p/46346...
Samsung S3 i9305 Dual SIM. Asus Fonepad.
HTC One M7. Samsung ATIV s. Xperia Z1.
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jonsie
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Re: s3 4.3 update

Managed to back up to Kies so will probably roll back in the next few days. Thanks for the guide MI5.
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MI5
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Re: s3 4.3 update

Just shout up if you need help.... but you should be fine :smileyhappy:
Samsung S3 i9305 Dual SIM. Asus Fonepad.
HTC One M7. Samsung ATIV s. Xperia Z1.
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Toby
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Re: s3 4.3 update

Thanks for doing this MI5 its much appreciated.

I'll see if I can find out anymore news from O2's side.

@AndyMoore; Please update your thread if you find any other news out in the meantime :smileyhappy:
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MI5
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Re: s3 4.3 update

Samsung resumes roll out.....
http://m.androidcentral.com/samsung-resumes-international-galaxy-s3-android-43-updates
Samsung S3 i9305 Dual SIM. Asus Fonepad.
HTC One M7. Samsung ATIV s. Xperia Z1.
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AndyMoore
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Registered: ‎31-01-2013

Re: s3 4.3 update

received the update this morning & it does appear to be a lot better.
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good_batiatus
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Registered: ‎10-12-2013

Re: s3 4.3 update

Good to hear the roll-out has started.

 

Can anyone advise when the update will be issued for I9300XXEMG4 phones?

Thanks,

 

GB

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MI5
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Re: s3 4.3 update

I9300XXEMG4 is the PDA version that covers many different firmware versions.

I'll need your CSC to pin point exactly what firmware you are on currently.

(Dial *#1234#)

Samsung S3 i9305 Dual SIM. Asus Fonepad.
HTC One M7. Samsung ATIV s. Xperia Z1.
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