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Updating from 4.2.2 amdl to 4.4.2

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By jakov.90, Junior Member on 17th April 2014, 08:06 PM
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Hi everyone. My mom's s4 won't update. I think it's because we're outside of the US. The phone it's unlocked. Do I need to update to every firmware until I reach the desired version? Or I can just put the 4.4.2 OTA on the sdcard and update?

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17th April 2014, 08:25 PM |#2  
You can just Odin to the latest version. I doubt your mom does rooting or custom roms but that will be severely limited after the update.

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17th April 2014, 10:19 PM |#3  
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Hi everyone. My mom's s4 won't update. I think it's because we're outside of the US. The phone it's unlocked. Do I need to update to every firmware until I reach the desired version? Or I can just put the 4.4.2 OTA on the sdcard and update?

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Just root the phone not many people are on MDL, I for one am and all I did was root my S4. Take advantage of the fact bootloader is unlocked trust me.
17th April 2014, 10:43 PM |#4  
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Just root the phone not many people are on MDL, I for one am and all I did was root my S4. Take advantage of the fact bootloader is unlocked trust me.

Is my mom's phone I doubt she would use root for something.

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18th April 2014, 12:21 AM |#5  
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Is my mom's phone I doubt she would use root for something.

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There's people who would die to have a phone on mdl. But I'm sure it's not your mom. If you want the latest firmware see the second post of the attached and flash it with Odin. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=50667360

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18th April 2014, 12:29 AM |#6  
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There's people who would die to have a phone on mdl. But I'm sure it's not your mom. If you want the latest firmware see the second post of the attached and flash it with Odin. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=50667360

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Lol. Thanks I appreciate that. Getting off topic but as an ex s4 owner I recommend those people to migrate to a nexus 5 or wait until nexus 6 come out. It's a really awesome phone imho.

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