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  1. #1
    Jon
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    Hello,

    I have been advised to update the Firmware on my NOKIA 6230. It is currently
    on version 3.15 apparently there is a 3.17 ????

    I haven't got a clue how to update it ? Can you download from somewhere ?
    Does it cost anything ?

    Any help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks !

    Jon....





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  2. #2
    Ivor Jones
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    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230


    "Jon" <J@hornby999.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:cgfvk4$ai0$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > Hello,
    >
    > I have been advised to update the Firmware on my NOKIA 6230. It is

    currently
    > on version 3.15 apparently there is a 3.17 ????
    >
    > I haven't got a clue how to update it ? Can you download from somewhere

    ?
    > Does it cost anything ?
    >
    > Any help would be much appreciated.
    >
    > Thanks !


    Firstly, the old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" springs to mind.
    Are you having problems that a firmware update is known to fix..? If not,
    leave well alone.

    There are numerous "cheap" ways to update firmware, many of these are
    known to be unreliable and could cause your phone to become a useless
    brick..! Avoid at *ALL COSTS* the cheap flashing software that you'll see
    around on the net.

    There are two *reliable* ways to do it, the first is to spend 200+ on a
    Griffin box or similar, which unless you are planning a career doing this
    sort of thing is hardly cost effective..! The second is to take the phone
    to a Nokia Service Centre. If the phone is still under warranty, it will
    be free, if not it might cost you a reasonable amount, it depends on how
    much you need it done - again, if it ain't broke, don't fix it..! Do you
    really *need* to get it done..?

    Ivor





  3. #3
    Jon
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    Ivor,

    That's great mate I am going to take your advice. It was just to get the
    phone to recognise a 512 MMC card but I have since sold it to a friend for
    his Palm top HP.

    Thanks again fella !

    Jon.

    "Ivor Jones" <this.address@notvalid.inv> wrote in message
    news:cgg0dp$840$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
    >
    > "Jon" <J@hornby999.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
    > news:cgfvk4$ai0$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > I have been advised to update the Firmware on my NOKIA 6230. It is

    > currently
    > > on version 3.15 apparently there is a 3.17 ????
    > >
    > > I haven't got a clue how to update it ? Can you download from somewhere

    > ?
    > > Does it cost anything ?
    > >
    > > Any help would be much appreciated.
    > >
    > > Thanks !

    >
    > Firstly, the old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" springs to mind.
    > Are you having problems that a firmware update is known to fix..? If not,
    > leave well alone.
    >
    > There are numerous "cheap" ways to update firmware, many of these are
    > known to be unreliable and could cause your phone to become a useless
    > brick..! Avoid at *ALL COSTS* the cheap flashing software that you'll see
    > around on the net.
    >
    > There are two *reliable* ways to do it, the first is to spend 200+ on a
    > Griffin box or similar, which unless you are planning a career doing this
    > sort of thing is hardly cost effective..! The second is to take the phone
    > to a Nokia Service Centre. If the phone is still under warranty, it will
    > be free, if not it might cost you a reasonable amount, it depends on how
    > much you need it done - again, if it ain't broke, don't fix it..! Do you
    > really *need* to get it done..?
    >
    > Ivor
    >
    >






  4. #4
    Peter
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 18:58:46 +0100, "Jon"
    <J@hornby999.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:

    >Hello,
    >
    >I have been advised to update the Firmware on my NOKIA 6230. It is currently
    >on version 3.15 apparently there is a 3.17 ????
    >
    >I haven't got a clue how to update it ? Can you download from somewhere ?
    >Does it cost anything ?
    >
    >Any help would be much appreciated.


    How do yoy think you would benefit from upgrading the firmaware of
    your 6230? What isn't it doing now? Have you heard of the phrase "If
    it ain't broke, don't fix it"?
    --
    Cheers

    Peter

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  5. #5
    +-Del-+
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    "Jon" <J@hornby999.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message

    > That's great mate I am going to take your advice. It was just to get the
    > phone to recognise a 512 MMC card


    A firmware update would not have changed this anyway, it does not change the
    pins on the 6230, only changes it _might_ have made are the correct
    reporting of the size of the card, if it didn't work in the first place, it
    will never work.

    Buy your card from recognised 6230 MMC suppliers and it will work on all
    6230 no matter the firmware.

    --





  6. #6
    Joe
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    just the **** up about "if it aint broke, don't fix it" the 6230 is broke in
    a million different ways!





  7. #7
    ChrisM
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    "Joe" <joe_g_g(spam)@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:cghoaj$c50$1@news7.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > just the **** up about "if it aint broke, don't fix it" the 6230 is broke

    in
    > a million different ways!
    >
    >


    Yea, granted 3.15 or the firmware has some bugs. The point is, if none of
    the bugs affect the OP, there is no point in going through the hasle of
    upgrading...





  8. #8
    Ivor Jones
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230


    "Joe" <joe_g_g(spam)@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:cghoaj$c50$1@news7.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > just the **** up about "if it aint broke, don't fix it" the 6230 is

    broke in
    > a million different ways!


    Is language like that really necessary..? All it does is to show your
    immaturity, it does nothing to make your point, whatever that is or was.

    Ivor





  9. #9
    Peter
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:06:21 +0100, "Joe" <joe_g_g(spam)@hotmail.com>
    wrote:

    >just the **** up about "if it aint broke, don't fix it" the 6230 is broke in
    >a million different ways!
    >


    So you have a problem with the firmware in a 6230 - perhaps, if you
    were to try engaging what passes for a brain, you may wish to consider
    that the OP may not have had a problem with the firmware and would not
    therefore benefit from a firmware upgrade. Do please ask if,
    considering your obvious intelectual failings, you don't understand
    the above.


    --
    Cheers

    Peter

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  10. #10
    Matt U.K.
    Guest

    Re: How do you update your Firmware ? NOKIA 6230

    Hi all,

    I went to two 'Orange' shops today and the units that they are selling came
    with v3.17 of the firmware. I thought I would try Carphone Warehouse (one
    of the larger branches in Oxford Street, London) and the units they are
    selling come with v4.28 of the firmware! Needless to say I bought one.

    They also do the firmware updates, sorry I did not ask how much for the
    service.

    Hope this helps potential buyers.

    Matt U.K.

    "Peter" <usenetINVALID@nidum.plus.com> wrote in message
    news:m20vi058ju2ijq6h2v4gmtkfi90iahnm8g@4ax.com...
    > On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:06:21 +0100, "Joe" <joe_g_g(spam)@hotmail.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >just the **** up about "if it aint broke, don't fix it" the 6230 is broke

    in
    > >a million different ways!
    > >

    >
    > So you have a problem with the firmware in a 6230 - perhaps, if you
    > were to try engaging what passes for a brain, you may wish to consider
    > that the OP may not have had a problem with the firmware and would not
    > therefore benefit from a firmware upgrade. Do please ask if,
    > considering your obvious intelectual failings, you don't understand
    > the above.
    >
    >
    > --
    > Cheers
    >
    > Peter
    >
    > Remove the INVALID to reply






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