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Software Update Weekly Wrap - 17th January 2014

by Device Portfolio Manager ‎17-01-2014 02:08 PM last edited ‎17-01-2014 02:59 PM by Help and Support
Device Portfolio Manager

We know how much you love to have the latest software on your phone and we love to get it to you. But, we can't always get it to you as quickly as you'd like. What we can do is keep you in the loop throughout the process. This weekly wrap is our way of doing that.

Stuff you need to know about software updates

Just as we don't make the phones we sell, we don't code the software that runs on them. We do some testing to make sure they work as we expect them to, but that's all there is to our part in the process.

Software updates are complicated, and there's a lot of moving parts to take into account (enough to fill three whole blog posts). But that's for us to worry about, not you.
We'll do the hard work behind the scenes like chasing our suppliers and doing the testing. The easy stuff is letting you know how we're progressing, and that's where this post and the table below comes in.

News from overseas

All the info we have on the updates we know about is below. Keep in mind though that this just for us here at Vodafone AU.
What happens overseas doesn't apply locally, so that info on a UK release or news about Android 4.4 KitKat you read on the web won't be coming to your phone straight away.
As soon as we hear news though, this is the place to read all about it. I'll be back for you again next week so stay tuned if what you're looking for isn't here yet.

What's in the labs?

Device models which are listed in bold type indicate a change from last week:

Manufacturer Model Current Future Status
BlackBerry Z10 10.2.0.424 10.2.1.537 Testing failed. Awaiting new software from RIM.
BlackBerry Q10 10.2.0.424 10.2.1.537 Testing failed. Awaiting new software from RIM.
Huawei G526 4.1.2 4.1.2 Approved for new handsets. Awaiting roll out.
Huawei R215 N/A v3.0 In testing.
Nokia Lumia 625 PR 1.1 GDR3 Available now. See our support page.
Nokia Lumia 720 GDR2 GDR3 Delayed. No ETA at this point from Nokia.
Nokia Lumia 820 PR 2.01 GDR3 Available now. See our support page.
Nokia Lumia 925 PR 2.01 GDR3 Available now. See our support page.
Samsung Galaxy Express 4.1.2 4.1.2 Available now. See our support page.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 4.1.2 4.3 FOTA testing in-progress.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active 4.2.2 4.2.2 Testing completed. Awaiting roll out.
Sony Xperia M 4.1.2 4.3 Testing scheduled.
Sony Xperia SP 4.1.2 4.3 Testing failed. Awaiting new software from Sony.
Sony Xperia TX 4.1.2 4.3 Testing failed. Awaiting new software from Sony.
Sony Xperia Z 4.2.2 4.3 Available now. See our support page.

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Comments
prokite
by prokite ‎18-01-2014 09:45 PM

Great to see 4.3 upgrade for Note II!

Sassi666
by Sassi666 ‎18-01-2014 11:02 PM

Yay finally the Note II update is in testing... hopefully we'll be seeing it soon.