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  Reply # 506218 14-Aug-2011 12:31 Send private message

Guys:

I just got a non-original OTG cable from ebay, when I plug it into the phone, it recognises that the USB host is connected but when I plug in a flash drive, it says connected device requires external power source?

Is the OTG cable i got faulty or is there something I need to do for it to work?

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  Reply # 506232 14-Aug-2011 13:00 Send private message

mrgsm021: Guys:

I just got a non-original OTG cable from ebay, when I plug it into the phone, it recognises that the USB host is connected but when I plug in a flash drive, it says connected device requires external power source?

Is the OTG cable i got faulty or is there something I need to do for it to work?


Weird. mine just reads the USB drive as you would expect, maybe try a different USB drive first?

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  Reply # 506236 14-Aug-2011 13:09 Send private message

kiwitrc: Weird. mine just reads the USB drive as you would expect, maybe try a different USB drive first?


I did try another USB flash drive but does the same thing...

Tried a third flash drive and it now works, so maybe the first two were faulty or something.

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  Reply # 506356 14-Aug-2011 18:11 Send private message

Hi Guys newb here but been following forums for a while. Got my SGS II last week and very impressed after finding out my captivate was knackered and not new as advertised (whole other story)

Had to flash, be rude not to really so put on darkyroms 10.2 which i like as it has the app that makes flashing a breeze.

Have no issues with battery or anything else thus far so fingers crossed.

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Galaxy S4 I9505
Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 (no Knox bootloader)





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  Reply # 506364 14-Aug-2011 18:33 Send private message

After patiently waiting, Cognition has finally released 1.40 with KG6.  Have flashed it this afternoon. Now to see how it performs.
Flashing is such a breeze these days.  Setting the phone back up takes mere minutes (if you use the donation version of Titanium Backup). Everything back in order after just a few presses of the button. 




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)

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  Reply # 506367 14-Aug-2011 18:37 Send private message

Neets: After patiently waiting, Cognition has finally released 1.40 with KG6.  Have flashed it this afternoon. Now to see how it performs.
Flashing is such a breeze these days.  Setting the phone back up takes mere minutes (if you use the donation version of Titanium Backup). Everything back in order after just a few presses of the button. 


Have just flashed this too, with Hardcore's latest - nice to have the stock browser back. . . . not too fussed on the blue OSG though - surely green would make more sense with Android/Gingerbread?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 506447 14-Aug-2011 20:34 Send private message

Hey guys

I'm a n00b here, been following the forum and i just bought my usb jig i now feel ready to root my s2.
Things I need to know before i root
1. Whats the easiest root method
2. incase I want to unroot, do I need to remember my my firmware version? Is there anything else.e is my firmware any different - I bought my s2 from vodafone store.

Many thanks

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  Reply # 506519 14-Aug-2011 23:10 Send private message

I also flashed to Cognition 1.40 this evening. Seems fine so far, finally incorporates a lot of things I really liked in Battista 1.34, worth the wait.




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  Reply # 506611 15-Aug-2011 10:24 Send private message

What radio version did you find to be the best for Telecom? I'm running the nightly builds of CM7 on KG6 radio. 

Cheers 

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  Reply # 506624 15-Aug-2011 10:36 Send private message

Steve113: Hey guys

I'm a n00b here, been following the forum and i just bought my usb jig i now feel ready to root my s2.
Things I need to know before i root
1. Whats the easiest root method
2. incase I want to unroot, do I need to remember my my firmware version? Is there anything else.e is my firmware any different - I bought my s2 from vodafone store.

Many thanks



Hi Steve I'm new as well so can't post links but just google rooting SGS2 there is a lot of help there but you need Samsunf Kies for drivers and will also need to download Odin.

I think you mean flashing which is installing a new Rom which you can do after you have rooted the phone.

Anyway use google there is a alot of newb info out there especially XDA developers and whilst it is quite daunting the first few times it is quite good sense of achievement after you have




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  Reply # 506821 15-Aug-2011 14:42 Send private message

Had two random reboots on Cognition 1.40. I wasn't doing anything difficult, just looking up a contact the 2nd time (can't remember the first time).  Time for Speedmod Kernel.  I was enjoying the BLN.




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Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
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  Reply # 506832 15-Aug-2011 14:52 Send private message

Neets: Had two random reboots on Cognition 1.40. I wasn't doing anything difficult, just looking up a contact the 2nd time (can't remember the first time).  Time for Speedmod Kernel.  I was enjoying the BLN.


I'm sure BLN will come in time - I went back to Ninphetamine (2.05) the other day and couldn't believe how bad the battery life was compared to Speedmod.

And tbh, I think Hacre (the Ninphetamine Dev) has jumped the shark with his ranting/raving.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 506833 15-Aug-2011 14:55 Send private message

Lol you got a link to that ranting? And imo 2.0.2 is much better on battery than 2.0.05.

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  Reply # 506840 15-Aug-2011 15:05 Send private message

everybodylovesfebs: Lol you got a link to that ranting? And imo 2.0.2 is much better on battery than 2.0.05.


Pretty much every post in his thread. . . .not to mention the infamous post #5.  I agree with alot of his points about people asking the same questions over and over without bothering to read a single page back, but he's just a little too sanctimonious for my liking.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 507176 16-Aug-2011 10:43 Send private message

If anyone wants a really good replacement set of earbuds, I'd highly recommend these - very sharp price on firstin.co.nz today:


http://firstin.co.nz/products/sennheiser-cx-500-earbuds-5821/?utm_source=MailingList&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=16th+August+2011




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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