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Official KitKat for Canadian GS3 variants out now?

18th June 2014, 12:19 PM |#1  
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Is this for real??

http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/3/?download=31062
18th June 2014, 01:40 PM |#2  
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Yes it is. KitKat is now available for the Canadian Note II and S III.
18th June 2014, 01:53 PM |#3  
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It is real!

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 upgrade to KitKat now available to download

Now, the real question is : is the bootloader locked ?!
18th June 2014, 01:56 PM |#4  
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Waiting rooted stock ROM
19th June 2014, 12:14 AM |#5  
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Telus made their available earlier today, and Bell's is out now.

On a side note, does anyone know how to get the update on a rooted device? I just rooted mine a few weeks ago. Still running stock ROM, but nothing I've tried seems to work.
19th June 2014, 01:21 AM |#6  
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On a side note, does anyone know how to get the update on a rooted device? I just rooted mine a few weeks ago. Still running stock ROM, but nothing I've tried seems to work.

Forget it, you won't be able to get it through official OTA.

Once you're rooted, your only way to update is to wait for someone to create a flashable zip of the update, flash the entire ROM by downloading from samfirmware or wait for a custom ROM.
19th June 2014, 02:24 AM |#7  
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I hear towelroot for the s5 works with the kk update.

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20th June 2014, 07:30 AM |#8  
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Be careful using the toolkit. Its been known to brick devices and cause other problems as well.
20th June 2014, 11:07 AM |#9  
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Yay. Pretty much the same as using any method I suppose. Got lucky I guess.
20th June 2014, 04:08 PM |#10  
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Is this new bootloader is locked to prevent downgrading to another bootloader ???
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