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[Q] Easy fix for u guys, too complicated for me. PLEASE HELP, I'm here waiting 4 U

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By JustRootDontCustomRomIt, Member on 8th April 2014, 02:59 AM
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8th April 2014, 07:00 AM |#11  
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I think you could be in android 4.2.2 still if you want... or u prefer flash latest android 4.4.2?

YEA. yes sir. I need kitkat. But I've been googling and there is no kitkat firmware download for the sprint i9505. whats going on?
 
 
8th April 2014, 07:05 AM |#12  
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YEA. yes sir. I need kitkat. But I've been googling and there is no kitkat firmware download for the sprint i9505. whats going on?

  1. Go to recovery Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Up buttons) and wipe data/factory reset (pic 1)
  2. Register/Sig in in this page: http://www.sammobile.com
  3. Download this FIRMWARE and extract (unzip) the firmware file
  4. Open Odin
  5. Reboot phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons. Volume up next)
  6. Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  7. Add the firmware file to AP / PDA (only file named .tar or .md5)
  8. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  9. Click the start button, sit back and wait a few minutes (pic 2)
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8th April 2014, 07:14 AM |#13  
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  1. Go to recovery Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Up buttons) and wipe data/factory reset (pic 1)
  2. Sig in in this page: http://www.sammobile.com
  3. Download this FIRMWARE and extract (unzip) the firmware file
  4. Open Odin
  5. Reboot phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons. Volume up next)
  6. Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  7. Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
  8. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  9. Click the start button, sit back and wait a few minutes (pic 2)

I guess you have to be registered to find the sprint firmware. But hey I'm going to get to this and see if it goes smooth. Don't forget about me, It's gonna be a while until I download this firmware.i love you bro.
8th April 2014, 07:29 AM |#14  
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I guess you have to be registered to find the sprint firmware. But hey I'm going to get to this and see if it goes smooth. Don't forget about me, It's gonna be a while until I download this firmware.i love you bro.

When u will be logged in the webpage only click the link in the step 3 and it go directly, only u have to press DOWNLOAD button and wait
8th April 2014, 07:33 AM |#15  
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When u will be logged in the webpage only click the link in the step 3 and it go directly, only u have to press DOWNLOAD button and wait

50 mins to go....i might see u tommorrow because ill have to sleep in about 2 hrs. my friend, your help is an A+
8th April 2014, 08:56 AM |#16  
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When u will be logged in the webpage only click the link in the step 3 and it go directly, only u have to press DOWNLOAD button and wait

We did it my friend!!! We're on KitKat!

Okay, now. I just need to root the phone and that's it!

Do you think my baseband version is up to date for rooting? or my kernal version?

Baseband: L720VPUFNAE
Kernal: 3.4.0-481102 (jan 28

am i ready to root?
8th April 2014, 09:04 AM |#17  
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We did it my friend!!! We're on KitKat!

Okay, now. I just need to root the phone and that's it!

Do you think my baseband version is up to date for rooting? or my kernal version?

Baseband: L720VPUFNAE
Kernal: 3.4.0-481102 (jan 28

am i ready to root?

Can I follow this guide? http://dottech.org/152151/how-to-roo...-sprint-guide/
His model is L720TVPUBNAF but mine is L720VPUFNAE...Can I still follow his guide?
8th April 2014, 09:22 AM |#18  
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Can I follow this guide? http://dottech.org/152151/how-to-roo...-sprint-guide/
His model is L720TVPUBNAF but mine is L720VPUFNAE...Can I still follow his guide?

Yeah, you can follow this guide relaxed.
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When u will be logged in the webpage only click the link in the step 3 and it go directly, only u have to press DOWNLOAD button and wait

I couldn't wait anymore and i did it. WE ARE ROOTED and on KitKat.

I would just like to say that you can fool me once, but you wont fool me twice. Good ridance cyanogenmod and every other unofficial firmware. I will NEVER use unofficial firmware nor will I EVER recommend it.

I am JustRootDontCustomRomIt, and as my farewell to XDA (you're all great), Dont use unofficial Roms, Just Root. Peace.
8th April 2014, 09:30 AM |#20  
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I couldn't wait anymore and i did it. WE ARE ROOTED and on KitKat.

I would just like to say that you can fool me once, but you wont fool me twice. Good ridance cyanogenmod and every other unofficial firmware. I will NEVER use unofficial firmware nor will I EVER recommend it.

I am JustRootDontCustomRomIt, and as my farewell to XDA (you're all great), Dont use unofficial Roms, Just Root. Peace.

Congratulations
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