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  Reply # 652515 8-Jul-2012 15:04 Send private message

Lambchop: just flashed LFB,  loving the brightness slider.   no issues so far


what Rom lambchop. Just flashing Foxhound LFB now not sure why must be bored




Galaxy S5 G900F
Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 

Galaxy Gear 2  Smart watch (great gadget )





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  Reply # 652516 8-Jul-2012 15:10 Send private message

re heat issues, spoke with retailer and they said keep it few more weeks and see how it goes.
Anyone else has same problem? screen gets quite bit hot. at one time I was not using phone at all!

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  Reply # 652727 9-Jul-2012 07:58 Send private message

No updates via the Samsung update option on the handset yet.

Will this be released via 2degrees or is it checking the Samsung servers directly?




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  Reply # 652759 9-Jul-2012 09:44 Send private message

Can someone on the new LFB firmware confirm for me whether inserting a headphone plug still brings up the menu in the notification screen with the music player, video player short cuts?  The new WanamLite ROM doesn't seem to do this any longer. . . .




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 # 652828 9-Jul-2012 11:23 Send private message

Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.

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  Reply # 652830 9-Jul-2012 11:29 Send private message

networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


I'm still having the occasional problem with WiFi too.  Sometimes it will connect but I don't get an IP address so it doesn't work.  Restarting the router always fixes the problem, restarting the phone sometimes fixes it but not always.  I get this both at home and at work.

There is another very well known WiFi problem that affects Android where your phone gets in a loop and says "Obtaining IP address" then "IP address unavailable" and it keeps looping around.  But my problem isn't this.

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  Reply # 652833 9-Jul-2012 11:30 Send private message

networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


me too but very occasionally. i use same workaround as you.

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Reply # 652837 9-Jul-2012 11:36 Send private message

sqlpro:
networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


me too but very occasionally. i use same workaround as you.
On my galaxy nexus with vodafone broadband complete  modem I had that problem occasionally.  Especially if I went out shopping and when come back it wouldnt connect.  I would reboot the modem and all was fine till next time.
  Since getting my vodafone galaxy s3, I have never had a problem connecting.  I am very pleased with wifi connection on the S3.




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  Reply # 652838 9-Jul-2012 11:37 Send private message

Is anyone else having trouble connecting their phones up as a usb hdd after the ota update the other day?

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  Reply # 652851 9-Jul-2012 11:53 Send private message

Can report my wifi is all good no issues.

I do have issues with the Kies software for your computer though, the phone pops up on my pc ok but it wont connect in the kies software. There was a message that the mtp usb driver had issues installing. PC is windows 7.

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  Reply # 652855 9-Jul-2012 11:55 Send private message

What kernels are you guys with WiFi issues on?




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 # 652858 9-Jul-2012 11:59 Send private message

I am stock, I have been thinking about a change to custom ROM but one of my staff has a white GS3 which works flawlessly.

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  Reply # 652864 9-Jul-2012 12:02 Send private message

nofam: What kernels are you guys with WiFi issues on?

Baseband version: I9300XXLE8
Kernel version: 3.0.15-554452-user
se.infra@SEP-74 #1
SMP PREEMPT Sun May 13 06:36:17 KST 2012
Build number: IMM76D.I9300XXALE8



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  Reply # 652870 9-Jul-2012 12:09 Send private message

Murray: who are you with? Yours looks older than mine which is LF2. I was given this update OTA automatically by VF.

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  Reply # 652872 9-Jul-2012 12:18 Send private message

So the exploding S3 that the guy overseas was accusing/getting ready to sue Samsung about was from the guy putting it in a microwave. He removed all accusations towards Samsung.
Funny fella.

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