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  Reply # 735092 19-Dec-2012 17:45 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
Foo:

After waking this morning, my phone's light was on letting me know I have emails but the phone wouldn't switch on. Removed battery etc but it appears it is also bricked. It's a Telecom phone with a 2degrees simcard. Jellybean update applied on Monday night. Any suggestions?


Kernel Panic. Some app probably modified your system, sometimes it seems to happened on Samsung phones (Non-rooted as well).

Try install CMRecovery and wipe Data then it will fixed your problem. But back it up before wipe is highly recommended :)

CMW will allow you to NAND backup of your files and cache.

The corruption seems to be residing inside Data/Data. Wiping DelvinCache and Cache won't fix your problem. You have to wipe Data.

Source? From my own experience and I have seen this more than 5 times on my phones and friend's phones.


How do I install CMRecovery when the phone won't switch on at all?

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  Reply # 735099 19-Dec-2012 18:03 Send private message quote this post

Dim email page after updating to JB issue

Standard phone, vodafone firmware update and now when viewing email notices the page is very dim. When I hit the return button it instantly brightens up (to what it used to be like prior upgrade) before changing the page to homepage etc

Looked in settings but can't see any options to set screen brightness pertinent just to email page

Other pages all looking fine and brightness is turned up (as I like it like that)
Not set on auto brightness

Any advice?

Actually sorry for this..resolved issue by changing the new settings in the power saving option under settings

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  Reply # 735103 19-Dec-2012 18:10 Send private message quote this post

was reading something similar on xda about phjones going dead try here may not be your issue but seems dead S3's aren't all that uncommon





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  Reply # 735104 19-Dec-2012 18:14 Send private message quote this post

jeffnz: was reading something similar on xda about phjones going dead try here may not be your issue but seems dead S3's aren't all that uncommon



try this from xda 

Do you have Power Saving turned on?
If so, check the "background colour", untick that and the email will not go dim.


oops wrong quote sorry was for mail dimness




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Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 (no Knox bootloader)





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  Reply # 735106 19-Dec-2012 18:18 Send private message quote this post

jeffnz:
jeffnz: was reading something similar on xda about phjones going dead try here may not be your issue but seems dead S3's aren't all that uncommon



try this from xda 

Do you have Power Saving turned on?
If so, check the "background colour", untick that and the email will not go dim.


oops wrong quote sorry was for mail dimness


Thanks..yes this resolved the issue...great..many thanks

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  Reply # 735110 19-Dec-2012 18:36 quote this post

I've noticed since I updated I can no longer put the phone on Silent using the volume button, I can only get it to Silent vibrate.

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  Reply # 735112 19-Dec-2012 18:47 quote this post

Grab RingMode widget off Google Play.

I run Apex launcher and have it on the dock.

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  Reply # 735199 19-Dec-2012 21:56 Send private message quote this post

Foo:
IntegerIsNumber:
Foo:

After waking this morning, my phone's light was on letting me know I have emails but the phone wouldn't switch on. Removed battery etc but it appears it is also bricked. It's a Telecom phone with a 2degrees simcard. Jellybean update applied on Monday night. Any suggestions?


Kernel Panic. Some app probably modified your system, sometimes it seems to happened on Samsung phones (Non-rooted as well).

Try install CMRecovery and wipe Data then it will fixed your problem. But back it up before wipe is highly recommended :)

CMW will allow you to NAND backup of your files and cache.

The corruption seems to be residing inside Data/Data. Wiping DelvinCache and Cache won't fix your problem. You have to wipe Data.

Source? From my own experience and I have seen this more than 5 times on my phones and friend's phones.


How do I install CMRecovery when the phone won't switch on at all?


As long you can get into downloaf mode then you can flash CWM from chainfire.
Trust me ive been there lol

IMW

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Reply # 735547 20-Dec-2012 14:52 Send private message quote this post

I've noticed since I updated to J-Bean on Telecom/XT by battery is dropping very quickly ,fully charged at 10:30am and not sitting on 73% , 4 hours later.
Is anyone else having this issue , or know of a fix/setting.
I have not rooted the phone by the way

cheers

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  Reply # 735587 20-Dec-2012 15:43 quote this post

IMW: I've noticed since I updated to J-Bean on Telecom/XT by battery is dropping very quickly ,fully charged at 10:30am and not sitting on 73% , 4 hours later.
Is anyone else having this issue , or know of a fix/setting.
I have not rooted the phone by the way

cheers



Do you have Google now enabled? Now apparently a battery drain

IMW

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  Reply # 735589 20-Dec-2012 15:52 Send private message quote this post

friendlymonkey:
IMW: I've noticed since I updated to J-Bean on Telecom/XT by battery is dropping very quickly ,fully charged at 10:30am and not sitting on 73% , 4 hours later.
Is anyone else having this issue , or know of a fix/setting.
I have not rooted the phone by the way

cheers



Do you have Google now enabled? Now apparently a battery drain


Thanks for a quick reply :)
How do i disable Google now please

Thanks

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  Reply # 735593 20-Dec-2012 15:55 Send private message quote this post

Open google now, menu, settings

IMW

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  Reply # 735596 20-Dec-2012 16:00 Send private message quote this post

kiwitrc: Open google now, menu, settings


Great stuff , thanks for that , just done it so hope it fixes the battery drain :)

Thanks again for the quick reply

Cheers


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  Reply # 735737 20-Dec-2012 21:19 Send private message quote this post

Hi,
Sorry if i am posting in the wrong place as i haven't posted before.
I just think it is important to let people know that active docks will not work after the telecom jelly bean update. Seems to be a problem around the world. Unfortunately i found out too late.

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  Reply # 735756 20-Dec-2012 21:54 Send private message quote this post

Guys there is an official 3000mAh battery for the S3: 
http://www.androidnz.net/2012/12/official-galaxy-s3-extended-battery-now.html




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