1. dannykavs's Avatar
    hey guys and girls,

    new to the forums here.....hope you guys can help!

    I plan on picking up a focus tonight off kijiji.....and im curious as to what I should look out for.

    I read that if you hacked an update on the phone that it will no longer be able to receive any official updates....

    can anyone tell me where I can look to see if the device was hacked OR confirm if these details are true...

    Thanks a bunch!
    05-17-2011 07:53 AM
  2. enahs555's Avatar
    There has been a fix for that.

    I would just suggest you make sure the revision # (on the back under the battery) is not 1.4! That it is 1.3!
    05-17-2011 09:00 AM
  3. dannykavs's Avatar
    oh excellent!

    what does revision 1.4 entail?
    05-17-2011 09:15 AM
  4. jalb's Avatar
    oh excellent!

    what does revision 1.4 entail?
    It never got the NoDo update, and Samsung hasn't been responsive about making it happen.
    05-17-2011 09:17 AM
  5. dannykavs's Avatar
    It never got the NoDo update, and Samsung hasn't been responsive about making it happen.
    eeek

    seems like samsung keeps adding to its reputation with troubled updates.

    thanks for the quick help, look forward to sharing my positive experiences with the focus.
    05-17-2011 09:28 AM
  6. jalb's Avatar
    I love it - best phone I've ever had.
    05-17-2011 10:13 AM
  7. jimski's Avatar
    eeek



    seems like samsung keeps adding to its reputation with troubled updates.

    .
    If you have rev 1.4 (located under battery on label) you will need to have some patience. But you can enjoy the phone without the update for now.

    Go to Setting/About to see what OS version you are running. If you have a rev 1.3 device, you should be at 7390. OS 7392 (May update) has not been officially released for the Focus yet. Juat have some patience.

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    05-17-2011 12:01 PM
  8. dannykavs's Avatar
    If you have rev 1.4 (located under battery on label) you will need to have some patience. But you can enjoy the phone without the update for now.

    Go to Setting/About to see what OS version you are running. If you have a rev 1.3 device, you should be at 7390. OS 7392 (May update) has not been officially released for the Focus yet. Juat have some patience.

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    OKay guys, I think I got a great deal....bnib unlocked for 250.


    However, I notice that I have os 7392....the phone was originally on rogers. Was the update hacked on? I didn't check for what rev version my phone is yet.

    Other then that this beauty is gorgeous :D
    05-17-2011 07:10 PM
  9. dtboos's Avatar
    OKay guys, I think I got a great deal....bnib unlocked for 250.


    However, I notice that I have os 7392....the phone was originally on rogers. Was the update hacked on? I didn't check for what rev version my phone is yet.

    Other then that this beauty is gorgeous :D
    That means it has NoDo plus the more recent security patch. As far as I know there is no way to hack on the recent security patch, and Rogers got NoDo, so you should be good.
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    05-17-2011 08:00 PM
  10. Adiliyo's Avatar
    that's a good deal, i got mine for 200 nib but not unlocked... :)
    05-18-2011 12:11 AM
  11. Duvi's Avatar
    that's an awesome deal! good stuff and congrats on your device.
    05-18-2011 12:19 AM
  12. Nic Allen's Avatar
    Mine will be here tomorrow. I lost me iPhone on Monday at Universal, so i had to get a replacement phone fast. The Focus was the first thing i found that someone could overnight me. I'm not going to lie I'm a huge apple fan boy, but i am kind of excited to try something different.
    05-18-2011 07:58 AM
  13. Duvi's Avatar
    Mine will be here tomorrow. I lost me iPhone on Monday at Universal, so i had to get a replacement phone fast. The Focus was the first thing i found that someone could overnight me. I'm not going to lie I'm a huge apple fan boy, but i am kind of excited to try something different.
    glad to have you onboard. i wasn't a fan boy, but i thought the i4 was the best thing since sliced bread. then i met my focus and feel it has potential to be better than sliced bread. ha.

    congrats, even though it was at the expense of your iPhone.
    05-18-2011 11:49 AM
  14. Adiliyo's Avatar
    but what's better than sliced bread?!

    toast?
    05-18-2011 11:52 AM
  15. dannykavs's Avatar
    but what's better than sliced bread?!

    toast?
    sliced bread with peanut butter on it.


    really enjoying the phone so far. i think the most exciting part is seeing the platform grow and mature. i look forward to future updates but there is still plenty to enjoy on this OS combined with the samsung hardware :)
    05-18-2011 12:07 PM
  16. dannykavs's Avatar
    Also, a newbie question:

    where do i go to see battery percent level?
    05-18-2011 12:12 PM
  17. Duvi's Avatar
    sliced bread with peanut butter on it.


    really enjoying the phone so far. i think the most exciting part is seeing the platform grow and mature. i look forward to future updates but there is still plenty to enjoy on this OS combined with the samsung hardware :)
    add jelly to mine please.

    yeah, i think the camera on the focus was enough for me to put my i4 to rest (on my desk, collecting dust). i don't use the camera a lot.

    i also have the hack on my phone that disables the shutter sound permanently even with the volume on high. my son hates taking pics, so once he hears the first snap, i'm not gonna get another one.
    05-18-2011 12:14 PM
  18. dtboos's Avatar
    Also, a newbie question:

    where do i go to see battery percent level?
    Nowhere right now. I believe that is coming with the Mango update but not sure yet.
    05-18-2011 04:21 PM
  19. dannykavs's Avatar
    Nowhere right now. I believe that is coming with the Mango update but not sure yet.
    Interesting, maybe this will curb my obsession with knowing the exact status of my battery until that update....

    Thanks for clarifying this though.
    05-18-2011 05:04 PM
  20. Duvi's Avatar
    if you unlock your Focus, you can use the following app for it. i haven't yet though.

    Simple Battery Indicator: Shows percentage of battery left - Download
    05-18-2011 10:37 PM
  21. jimski's Avatar
    if you unlock your Focus, you can use the following app for it. i haven't yet though.

    Simple Battery Indicator: Shows percentage of battery left
    Does the percentage show on a tile or do you have to open something to see the percentage. O does it replace the icon?


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    05-19-2011 12:44 AM
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