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Unhappy SM-P601 Downgrade from China Kitkat to Jelly Bean Fails. Please help

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31st May 2014, 12:38 PM   |  #1  
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I tried to downgrade from china SM-P601 kit kat firmware to Jelly Bean version. Then I get the following error at ODIN.

SW REV. CHECK FAIL. DEVICE : 3, BINARY:2

Can anyone of you help , please
31st May 2014, 01:23 PM   |  #2  
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I tried to downgrade from china SM-P601 kit kat firmware to Jelly Bean version. Then I get the following error at ODIN.

SW REV. CHECK FAIL. DEVICE : 3, BINARY:2

Can anyone of you help , please

Maybe you can try try to downgrade to Jellybean from the same region(China).
If it still fails, meaning your current P601 Bootloader doesn't allow to downgrade to Jellybeans once update to KK.
31st May 2014, 04:34 PM   |  #3  
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Maybe you can try try to downgrade to Jellybean from the same region(China).
If it still fails, meaning your current P601 Bootloader doesn't allow to downgrade to Jellybeans once update to KK.

Thank you for the explanation. I tried to use Russian Kitkat version and it worked.

Please don't use the chi a firmware; since it doesnot have google play store or any google stuff.
Russian firmware is ok. It has all google stuff plus extras.

Hope this helps for anyone with a similar issue.
31st May 2014, 04:52 PM   |  #4  
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Thank you for the explanation. I tried to use Russian Kitkat version and it worked.

Please don't use the chi a firmware; since it doesnot have google play store or any google stuff.
Russian firmware is ok. It has all google stuff plus extras.

Hope this helps for anyone with a similar issue.

Cool...

Btw, are you downgrading to Jellybean or upgrading to Kitkat from Russian?
Can you explain please....
31st May 2014, 05:37 PM   |  #5  
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Cool...

Btw, are you downgrading to Jellybean or upgrading to Kitkat from Russian?
Can you explain please....

Well, I could only install Russian Kikat version. I guess anyone who tried kitkat on SM-P601 would not be able to downgrade due to boot loader issue.
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