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  1. Rado D

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    Subbed for some useful info..by the way I use Galaxy S.Its great..It might been mentioned here allready,but I've just discovered this thread now..anyone knows when will be 2.3.3 Gingerbread available in UK for Orange?..and one more question for Galaxy S users..how can you quit web browsing with one key press?thanks
     
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    on gingerbread i think you can, i used my mate's GS w/2.3 and i think it did
     
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    Well I just did a factory reset and my droid has issues syncing my Facebook photos with some of my contacts. Even after linking them manually.

    It sucks but I had to get a third party app to get the job done. Interesting thing is I didn't have any issues syncing photos before the reset.

    And apparently gmail blocks you from longing into computer after a certain amount of failed login attempts. Snice I changed my password my phone kept trying to log me in to gmail and since I never logged in.. It blocked my phone permanently it would seem.

    I have snice made a new gmail account for my phone.
     
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    I use Froyo 2.2.1 with my Glaxy S and when Im browsing the only way to exit the browser is pressing the back buttom until you exit..this is plain retarded..correct me if Im wrong
     
  5. digibucc

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    just hit home, it's the same thing.

    you don't exit apps like with windows, just go to the home screen.

    edit: i mean home as in android home, not browser home.

    what hitting back does, is brings you to browser home, then android home.
    you can either leave the browser where it is, or go to browser home, but either
    way , to exit just hit he android home button.
     
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    Oh really!? Well to me, I think you would be semi-safe to run Kyrillos' then. If you're going to flash might as well get a pre-tweaked rom.
     
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    I was thinking to root,but If Im right that voids your warranty..I can wait for an update bit longer
     
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    i bricked my stupid phone doing that...
    as long as you dont unlock the bootloader you should be ok with warranty
     
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    On a SGS that just 'minimises' the open app.

    Unfortunately Rado the retarded way you described actually closes the app.
     
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    i just want to make sure i understand -

    on all android phones, just hitting home keeps it in your running apps menu, but it does the
    same thing when you back all the way out. by "minimize" do you simply mean the running
    apps screen you see by holding the home button for a few seconds? or is sgs android heavily
    modified? on my evo for example, internet stays "running" whether you back out/hit home.

    i just want to confirm that it does indeed work different on sgs than every other android device...
    which is stupid and all but not entirely surprising ;(
     
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    Orrrr....

    Run a cooked/custom rom and hold the back key, then the OS will ask you if you want to force close the app.
     
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    Just installed Gingerbread and I Love it!

    The phone should have launched with this version.

    Although I seem to have lost my Music Visualizer? Can I get it back/app it back?
     
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    Odds are not. Although! Most visualizer apps are free in the market, if you remember the name, download it.
     
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    Cheers for suggestions guys, already had winamp though, I recommend playa control for win-amp so you can control desktop win-amp from your phone .



    @ JR-rac.......... I've a htc desire z, one of the more tricky ones, don't think automated rooting works on my phone.
     
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    Pressing the home key in any app leaves the app running in the background. If I back out of the app using the back key it's not still running in the background.

    I'm running Darky's ROM - freakin' bad-ass! What you described doesn't exactly works that way for me. Just closes the app straight away. I like it.
     
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    i did not realize that, thanks :)

    since the icon stays in the recent apps list, and google recommends not
    using an app manager to force close apps, i assumed they both worked
    the same... learn something new :)
     
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    Yes BUT Android has its own task killing priorities.

    My semi-tweaked Ultimate Droid 3.3.0 rom. Installed a custom kernel on it. Any of you ever hear of CorCor67? Running his juiced 1100 kernel @ 250/1Ghz ulv.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    @Panther

    Desire Z is a b***h.
     
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    never heard... i have an evo and use "Fresh" rom does not have
    a custom kernel, afaik.

    very minimalist with performance enhancements, and battery saving.
    clean and simple :)
     
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    I get "Java Runtime Environment Not Found" when trying to run SMS2PC :(
     
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    i actually change wp semi often, as i get bored easily. here is a wallpaper rotator for android, i plan to try soon.

    I mostly take photos and set as walls, as i'm big on the nature pics. other than that, i had
    some fun cropping my own from large walls, it was easy enough...

    i'll post a few later - maybe we should compile some walls here for people to use?
     
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    I just re-read my post, where I say app button, I meant back. This is why I should never talk to colleagues whilst typing.

    >.<

    Apologises digibucc.
     
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    Mainly use the zedge and coveroid apps. Theres tons available but nothing really strikes me.
     
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    why is the desire Z bad??? i though my nexus one was pretty crap in comparason
     
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    Didnt call it crap lol sorry if I sounded demeaning. :eek:
     

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