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[Q] Upgrading S4 Active I9295 to 4.4 Kitkat

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By stefan2012, Member on 8th August 2014, 07:17 PM
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11th November 2014, 12:44 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by Devo7v

It is safe to flash any other i9295 firmware. When the firmware for your country is released you can just reflash.

if i flash it with any other i9295 firmware, will my phone be carrier-locked or something?
 
 
11th November 2014, 01:52 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by fredthakid

if i flash it with any other i9295 firmware, will my phone be carrier-locked or something?

No. The firmwares ate optimized for specific regions, but they do not lock you in to a carrier. The major difference between the different versions will be the modems and the APN settings, so you may find that you get better signal with one version as opposed to another.

Hopefully somebody else can chime in and share their experience.
11th November 2014, 08:06 PM |#13  
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I want to download an update i saw on the sam mobile website.
So i can download and install any official firmware for i9295 on my phone, regardless the baseband, version number, etc? Right?!

My current carrier will still be working right?

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