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Recovery and Kies

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19th August 2014, 03:52 PM   |  #1  
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I have rooted Galaxy Gear with TWRP recovery and stock rom V700XXUAMII. Can I update my system to Tizen OS via Kies 2.6 ? Recovery and root doesn't bother Kies ?
19th August 2014, 08:13 PM   |  #2  
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Yes you can depending on your region. You'll have to put the gear into download mode and select firmware upgrade in kies. Type in the model number in all caps. Then serial number.

If you're in an unsupported country it will say it's unsupported. If that happens you'll have to use Odin and flash the Tizen firmware ending with NE9 first. Then you can flash the latest update.

Let me know if kies fails. I'll walk you thru Odin if it does.
20th August 2014, 11:02 PM   |  #3  
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Hi I am from South Africa , Tizen rolled out yesterday for the gear in my country but I am unable to update because when I plug in my gear it doesn't show up in kies but my note3 does , any help u can offer will b much appreciated I am fairly new to this stuff only have android for a few months , I always used apple which wen I pug my phone or any other device in it showed up immediately, I've even uninstalled kies and reinstalled really frustrating business this, please any help will b appreciated , thanks in advance
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When kies isn't recognizing your device, you can use odin. Odin is a separate pc based software which can flash firmware to your gear.If your gear is currently running android software and you want to upgrade to tizen, you must first flash a tizen release ending with NE9. NE9 firmware has files to get you off of android and onto tizen. Once your on Tizen you can flash a newer release like the ones ending with NF1.

In order to flash Tizen,

Download*Odin v3.09
https://mega.co.nz/#!UdRRyCAT!H4FyVx...uykgP2pT4rh8Ek

Extract Odin zip-file
Open Odin v3.09
Put gear into download mode. (Hold power button until you see it say rebooting, then tap 5 times.)
Connect to PC with usb dock.
Wait until you get a blue sign in odin. (re-download samsung drivers if no blue sign appears)
Add the firmware file to AP / PDA (firmware files below)
Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
Click the start button, sit back and wait a few minutes

Reboot and you'll be stock Tizen, first release. In order to upgrade Tizen you can flash the newest firmware the same way.

NE9 Tizen firmware for United kingdom
http://www.mediafire.com/?c6qzuvuksuxcega

The latest Tizen release is NF1

NF1 Tizen firmware for United kingdom.
http://www.mediafire.com/?j66d0tzk5b1bwxt

If you desire a special countries release check here, or on sammobile.com
21st August 2014, 09:29 AM   |  #5  
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Can u please walk me through Odin as I do not have my own computer and I'm using somebody else's laptop , should I uninstall kies 3and download Odin?, after I remove android where do I get tizen so from?, I am still new to flashing and I'm afraid that if I remove android from my gear I will have a gear without an OS please advise I am fairly new to this
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No need to remove kies. Download the Odin file from link above. Also download the Tizen NE9 file.
Unzip the Odin folder. Open the file marked Odin and a program will start.
Put watch in download mode and plug into PC.
Odin should show connected.
In Odin click on "ap" and navigate to the NE9 file.
Click start button.
Wait a few minutes, it should restart.
Enjoy Tizen!
Repeat process with update from link above.
27th August 2014, 10:59 PM   |  #7  
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Hi there again sorry for the inconvenience if u remember I was trying to upgrade my gear to tizen , I jus wanna know why my gear will not show up on my computer or kies or odin I have restored it 3 times and still nothing I can't seem to find the drivers for Utah I'm using windows 8, will my gear show up if I don't have the drivers and if not please can I have a link for the drivers so that I can try again , I am really distressed please help
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Thumbs up Thank you creative Max
I just wanted to thank you for your help with helping me to flash tizen on my gear using odin
THANK YOU VERY MUCH IT FINALLY WORKED

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