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Need Help to upgrade rooted i9505 to 4.4

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12th June 2014, 05:45 PM   |  #1  
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Hi There Everyone,
Am a noob about android devices, i managed to root my S4 (I9505) with odin like a few months ago. now i want to update my fone to 4.4 kitkat. Details are :
Model: GT-I9505
Android Version: 4.3
Baseband Version: I9505XXUEMK9
Region: United Arab Emirates
Please help me as i dont have a clue where to start and what do i need. plz feel free to email me on laiq.atiq@gmail.com
12th June 2014, 05:57 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by LaiqAtiq

Hi There Everyone,
Am a noob about android devices, i managed to root my S4 (I9505) with odin like a few months ago. now i want to update my fone to 4.4 kitkat. Details are :
Model: GT-I9505
Android Version: 4.3
Baseband Version: I9505XXUEMK9
Region: United Arab Emirates
Please help me as i dont have a clue where to start and what do i need. plz feel free to email me on laiq.atiq@gmail.com

1. Log in and download this firmware: HERE
2. Follow this guide (forget Step 1 in Tutorial) for flash it: HERE
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15th June 2014, 01:00 PM   |  #3  
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Go to sammobile and download your firnware and flash with the odin or update via kies...

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17th June 2014, 10:05 AM   |  #4  
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Thanks for the responce guys but downloading from SamMobile gives only few KB/s which will take ages to download i was able to download
{I9505XXUFNB8_I9505OXAFNB8_I9505XXUFNB8} from a torrent site am not sure if i can flash it with other region's OS
17th June 2014, 10:26 AM   |  #5  
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If your phone is not locked u can install any region firmware By doing so, you will break the link between the phone's Product Code and its firmware CSC.
This means you will not get Kies updates.

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17th June 2014, 10:47 AM   |  #6  
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Thanks for the responce guys but downloading from SamMobile gives only few KB/s which will take ages to download i was able to download
{I9505XXUFNB8_I9505OXAFNB8_I9505XXUFNB8} from a torrent site am not sure if i can flash it with other region's OS

It's better to download the one I gave you for avoid future problems
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