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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692550 27-Sep-2012 23:55 Send private message quote this post

greenld: think I'll go the safe route and back it up with CWM as well then
yeah cant wait to see the smooth transitions and the improved battery life

Not sure about battery improvement yet. I had a problem with battery leakage before. But going to test it out tomorrow :D

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 692553 27-Sep-2012 23:57 Send private message quote this post

sorry, is it mandatory to factory reset the phone first or can I just flash it as it is

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692560 28-Sep-2012 00:36 Send private message quote this post

Yes you can flash it directly.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 692563 28-Sep-2012 01:07 Send private message quote this post

thank you very much man, using JB now omg its siiiiiick. very very impressed with Google Now, but to me I don't feel it's significantly faster or "buttery". Are you using any custom launcher or just touchwiz?

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692616 28-Sep-2012 07:36 Send private message quote this post

I use stock. It is smoother and less lag.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 692658 28-Sep-2012 08:31 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
greenld: so just backup apps with Titanium Backup and NANdroid?
sorry a bit new to the whole android thing :S


Which ever way you'd like :) the more back up you have the better. Never a bad thing to have more than one backup of backup :)

Good luck buddy. I'm loving the smooth JB right now (not justin bieber sorry)


If we do this....what happens when Samsung release the official JB to us?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 692682 28-Sep-2012 08:56 Send private message quote this post

Nova launcher for sure.




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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692686 28-Sep-2012 09:00 Send private message quote this post

Guys
how to add custom font on S3 ? 

I noticed that, when connected to PC i see "fonts" folder, can i just copy the font file (.ttf) i want in there? and i can  access this from settings ?

Thanks for the advise.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692708 28-Sep-2012 09:22 Send private message quote this post

sqlpro: Guys
how to add custom font on S3 ? 

I noticed that, when connected to PC i see "fonts" folder, can i just copy the font file (.ttf) i want in there? and i can  access this from settings ?

Thanks for the advise.


Install from Market store and it will work. I you copy the fonts to Fonts folder and did not link it correctly then it won't work and if you stuffed up the fallback or replaced some fonts in there with your new one then it could potentially stuck in bootloop.



Best to do it from Play store if you are inexperience. Then just go to language and input to change your font type

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692712 28-Sep-2012 09:25 Send private message quote this post

mattbush:
IntegerIsNumber:
greenld: so just backup apps with Titanium Backup and NANdroid?
sorry a bit new to the whole android thing :S


Which ever way you'd like :) the more back up you have the better. Never a bad thing to have more than one backup of backup :)

Good luck buddy. I'm loving the smooth JB right now (not justin bieber sorry)


If we do this....what happens when Samsung release the official JB to us?


This is official JB from Samsung. But it is not official Jelly Bean for Vodafone NZ. You'll have to wait a long time for Vodafone one to come out (LH1 update took almost 2 months and still nowhere to be seen). With Jelly Bean update from Vodafone, you would have to wait at least Hmmmm... 3months from now? My guess is probably sometimes in November or just before Xmas. So don't hold your breath just yet buddy.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692721 28-Sep-2012 09:30 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
sqlpro: Guys
how to add custom font on S3 ? 

I noticed that, when connected to PC i see "fonts" folder, can i just copy the font file (.ttf) i want in there? and i can  access this from settings ?

Thanks for the advise.


Install from Market store and it will work. I you copy the fonts to Fonts folder and did not link it correctly then it won't work and if you stuffed up the fallback or replaced some fonts in there with your new one then it could potentially stuck in bootloop.

Best to do it from Play store if you are inexperience. Then just go to language and input to change your font type


ok cheers. I like the fonts i use on my windows PC and i thought just copying to "fonts" folder would be enough anyway i'll check playstore. thanks.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692768 28-Sep-2012 10:07 Send private message quote this post

sqlpro:
IntegerIsNumber:
sqlpro: Guys
how to add custom font on S3 ? 

I noticed that, when connected to PC i see "fonts" folder, can i just copy the font file (.ttf) i want in there? and i can  access this from settings ?

Thanks for the advise.


Install from Market store and it will work. I you copy the fonts to Fonts folder and did not link it correctly then it won't work and if you stuffed up the fallback or replaced some fonts in there with your new one then it could potentially stuck in bootloop.

Best to do it from Play store if you are inexperience. Then just go to language and input to change your font type


ok cheers. I like the fonts i use on my windows PC and i thought just copying to "fonts" folder would be enough anyway i'll check playstore. thanks.


To copy to font you'll need to either replace the system fonts or adding it into systemfont.xml or fallback_font.xml. Once you set the font family right then it will show up on font list in Settings.

But if your font is not the unicode font then it could make your phone stuck in boot screen. So it is dangerous if you do it that way. And you'll need root to be able to replacing or moving stuff to system folder.

Android does not gives you these freedom like Windows/Linux/MAC computer does. 

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 692773 28-Sep-2012 10:15 Send private message quote this post

Continous input doesnt work for the default keyboard in JB...well for me at least

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 692806 28-Sep-2012 10:57 Send private message quote this post

greenld: Continous input doesnt work for the default keyboard in JB...well for me at least


Setting > Language and input > Samsung Keyboard > Continuous input [ ] 

And you shall get your continuous input on your keyboard.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 692814 28-Sep-2012 11:02 Send private message quote this post

Yeah i know as in it's not working for me, it swipes but doesn't register

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