Jump to content

Touchwiz Jelly Bean Leak


Richmc
 Share

Recommended Posts

Although this is talked about in the http://s4gru.com/index.php?/topic/2061-new-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-update/ thread, that thread was created because of the L13 update so just the JB leak can be discussed by those of us willing to try it out.

 

Link to the JB leak http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1910947

Follow these instructions if you want to keep root afterwords.

1 - Download the two zips in the the link (one is the rom and other is the new modem)

2 - Flash ROM/Update

3 - Flash ModemAIO Radio Zip

4 - Flash Team Epic Root from Recovery

5 - Reboot

 

Before I installed I did go back to stock and then updated all the way to L13, then rerooted to install the leak. During set up I did not have it sync with google to grab all my old apps. Was making it as fresh of an install as possible.

 

So far this seem alot faster than IC. Really liking the new modem so far also. Doing speedtest here at the house with IC I always averaged right at 900 to 1M. On the new modem I a getting at least 1.5M and have gotten as high as 2.6. Average seems to be about 1.7M

 

Over all, the phone feels to be running faster. I have had one freeze up where it stopped responding. Some people are reporting that Superuser isn't working but I haven't used any app yet that requires it.

 

Really haven't do any customization yet as went to bed shortly after install but will be messing with it today. Probably going to be using the folders a lot which previously I only used on other launchers and custom roms.

 

Screenshot_2012-09-29-21-29-05.pngScreenshot_2012-09-30-05-27-43.png

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

At this point, I'm not sure whether battery life has taken a hit or whether I've just done a lot on my phone in the past 16 hours, beginning with the firmware upgrade. I'm going to go with the latter for now :)

 

I'll echo Richmc about the experience on JB being smoother than on ICS. There are still times when things will take a second to load, but those times are fewer and farther between.

 

At some point I need to see if GWallet still works on here; it's acting as if Ive rooted the phone when I haven't (though I had to flash CWM to get the update on board). Guess I need to figure out where the nearest PayPass-enabled merchant is first.

 

On the modem side, I'm not getting any better 3G speeds than I did before (not too surprising since I'm 99% sure my sector is carrier-limited rather than signal or backhaul limited). I am, however, getting better latency; I hit 81ms to Dallas last night over eHRPD.

 

Some pieces of the UI are more thoughtfully designed as well. The pull-down shade now has less options (no vibrate/silent, no airplane mode), however there's no more scrolling (which annoyed me a bit) and you can still access those settings via the power button menu (where you can access silent/vibrate/non-silent with one touch vs. cycling through them). The phone app now makes it very visually clear when a call is still connecting versus when the connection has been established, and TouchWiz...somewhat...conforms to JB's swipe-up-to-delete philosophy on the home screens, though the trash can is still a touch target rather than a large area.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I am running LIG build with LIH firmware/modem, waiting on the guy to drop the LIH ROM. Right now he has only posted just the firmware for that build, and so I went ahead and and flashed it.

 

On LIF I had some SOD and issues, but LIG hasn't given me that so far. Awesome leak, and all of the firmware leaks so far (LIF, LIG, LIH) have increased my 3g speeds and I got a 38 Mbps speed test on LTE, the fastest ever for me.

 

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well I was getting better speeds with the first modem (LIF) so I went back to it. Now I have no mobile network and and now at work for the next 8 hours with a phone that has no connection to the network. Going to be a very long night.

 

Update: had to use activate device and updated plr and profile and now seems to be working

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well I was getting better speeds with the first modem (LIF) so I went back to it. Now I have no mobile network and and now at work for the next 8 hours with a phone that has no connection to the network. Going to be a very long night.

 

Bummer. :td:

 

Robert via Samsung Galaxy S-III 32GB using Forum Runner

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • large.unreadcontent.png.6ef00db54e758d06

  • gallery_1_23_9202.png

  • Posts

    • Pace picks up a bit.  Round 23.  About 86% now "uncontested" and $223 Million total.  Down to 159 licenses without bids.
    • https://www.lightreading.com/5g/the-quiet-brilliance-of-t-mobiles-5g-spectrum-strategy/a/d-id/779589? Basically Money savings on 2.5 mostly rural auction are funding 600MHz purchases.  Also mentions continuing purchases of 2.5 outright. Likely understates the amount of MHz. Auction going slightly faster with 4 auction sessions per day now, but still less than 80% "settled".  After 18 rounds it is at $190 Million, with $400 to $800 Million expected. could go on for another month.  check here for updates about 1 hour after each round: https://www.sashajavid.com/FCC_Auction108.php#county_details_table_overlay
    • Yeah, I went up to Kitsap on Friday. Was able to connect to several n41 sites as SA only in Port Orchard, Bremerton and Silverdale.  However, I could not get any throughput.  It would say Mobile Data Suspended.  n41 NSA would throughput just fine. Was pushing 500-800 Mbps. I don't know if it was the network at the time or my device causing the failure for data throughput. It was the exact same result on every site I connected to.  I'm on a normal Tmo Postpaid SIM.  Nothing unusual.  LG V60. Robert n41 SA   n41 NSA
    • I did mention it before, but I don't remember if I did post a picture of it, so I did a 2-for-1 special the second time around. Ah, so that is what I saw. I walk by Boys and Girls field if the C train takes forever to show up in the late evening, but I cared more about getting home than investigating it lol
    • August update finally arrived for S22+ unlocked tonight 👍
  • Recently Browsing

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...