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By slackerz_86, Senior Member on 8th April 2014, 05:21 AM
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Hey guys, my n9005 is NC2. But my bootloader is NB1. any idea how to update it to NC2?

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8th April 2014, 05:47 AM |#2  
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Hey guys, my n9005 is NC2. But my bootloader is NB1. any idea how to update it to NC2?

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Nb1 bootloader is 4.4.2. Why u need to upgrade to nc2 bootloader?

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8th April 2014, 05:59 AM |#3  
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Hey guys, my n9005 is NC2. But my bootloader is NB1. any idea how to update it to NC2?

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Download the bootloader and flash in odin or download the whole stock FW and flash in odin.. Its not rocket science..

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Nb1 bootloader is 4.4.2. Why u need to upgrade to nc2 bootloader?

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Many ppl like to be updated. I used to but since sapple started all their "crapple" ways i stopped updating stuff.. However i was having ALOT of issues with KK so yesterday i updated my modem/bl and then flashed the latest xnote, the problems seem to have been fixed.......For now
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Nb1 bootloader is 4.4.2. Why u need to upgrade to nc2 bootloader?

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Becoz my firmware is NC2?? LOL!!!

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Download the bootloader and flash in odin or download the whole stock FW and flash in odin.. Its not rocket science..

But i can't seem to find NC2 XSP bootloader file. Anywhere i can get it?

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8th April 2014, 07:36 AM |#6  
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Becoz my firmware is NC2?? LOL!!!

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You don't HAVE to. I used the very first bootloader on every single FW on JB and had zero issues.





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But i can't seem to find NC2 XSP bootloader file. Anywhere i can get it?

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Look in this rom's thread. The dev has posted bootloaders in the OP.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2649176

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Mate, fooling around with the bootloader is an easy way to get a brick...
If it works now, why would you want to play around with something that might completely screw up your toy?
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Mate, fooling around with the bootloader is an easy way to get a brick...
If it works now, why would you want to play around with something that might completely screw up your toy?

Well, o thought i can keep my device update on par. The firmware, the modem and bootloader. My firmware and modem are updated to NC2. but my bootloader is still stuck to NB1. And well i believe so that if i'm on the same version which is 4.4.2, there will be hardly a brick. Correct me if i'm wrong.

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Well, o thought i can keep my device update on par. The firmware, the modem and bootloader. My firmware and modem are updated to NC2. but my bootloader is still stuck to NB1. And well i believe so that if i'm on the same version which is 4.4.2, there will be hardly a brick. Correct me if i'm wrong.

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If anything goes wrong with a bootloader flash the chance of a recoverable device are in the toilet...
Roms are generally fairly easy to reflash and so to can be recoveries if something goes wrong.
Bootloaders are the 1 thing you don't play with if you don't need to....
Who cares what the bootloader is anyway, as long as the device works which is why you needed to flash them to use Kitkat....
If you decide to go through with updating the bootloader then make DAMN sure the flash file isn't corrupt or you have any problems with the flash. Should be quick but truly those few seconds are a heart stopper, especially if it comes up fail in ODIN....
I have a lovely Samsung galaxy tab 7" paperweight to attest to this....
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