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Topic # 112030 23-Nov-2012 14:45 Send private message

Hi,

Has any one else experience the following intermittent problems with their phone?

-When you get a text, you don't fully hear the sound i.e the alert gets cut half way?
-Weird behaviour with regards to the screen, it goes a bit funny randomly? Sometimes black, I haven't been able to replicate it so far
-Sometimes you see partial black screen?

My phone is still under warranty so I can take it into the store..

Thanks!

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  Reply # 721890 23-Nov-2012 14:48 Send private message

Wait for the next software update which should be JB 4.1.1






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  Reply # 721893 23-Nov-2012 14:53 Send private message

So others have a similar exp to mine? I am on 4.0.4 atm. I was going to take my phone into NL to check it out.. was getting a bit worried. And I am with VF.

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  Reply # 721894 23-Nov-2012 15:00 Send private message

Wait for the next update JB 4.1.1 is approved by Vodafone we are now waiting for Samsung Korea to push it out

John






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  Reply # 721896 23-Nov-2012 15:02 Send private message

All good, the update would be compatible with NL VF handset? Just to clarify it, since you have mentioned that it relates to JB.

Ta.

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  Reply # 721898 23-Nov-2012 15:07 Send private message

Yes




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  Reply # 721902 23-Nov-2012 15:14 Send private message

Also, try asking questions in the existing S3 thread :)




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  Reply # 721904 23-Nov-2012 15:17 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Also, try asking questions in the existing S3 thread :)


Sorry mate, feel free to merge it!

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  Reply # 721921 23-Nov-2012 16:09 Send private message

there is a app in the google play that can set the volumes to a certain amount and it will
automute some volumes like media when a call happens.. perhaps try it out
cant recall the name


I havea cheap chinese S66 tablet poor wifi on it. but its also 4.04 and has a weird no screen function problem
down near the clock and status.. only way to clear it is click sleep button and wake it again
seems to happen on certain tablets.. nexus 7 its been reported on in the google forums
(speaking of which you could look there as well for a answer again dont have a link for it)

I suspect thats a OS / firmware/hardware bug its intermitant of course.. but will happen a few times a
a use not sure if thats a problem you have found..

but maybe a os upgrade will sort it? hard to know you still might have a bad device

I have found trying another launcher can reduce weird issues.. perhaps try the go launcher
or similar

some also suggest turning of some of the graphic features int he development
section of settings.. transition effects?

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  Reply # 721927 23-Nov-2012 16:23

-When you get a text, you don't fully hear the sound i.e the alert gets cut half way?

This is caused when you have many messages from the person sending the text. Delete messages from the conversation and it will fix it.

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  Reply # 721974 23-Nov-2012 17:19 Send private message

throbb: -When you get a text, you don't fully hear the sound i.e the alert gets cut half way?

This is caused when you have many messages from the person sending the text. Delete messages from the conversation and it will fix it.


And if you want to keep your messages, without having so many that the phone plays up, just grab the SMS+ app from the app store and back them all up to GMail. Then you can delete them from the phone. 



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  Reply # 722003 23-Nov-2012 19:00 Send private message

throbb: -When you get a text, you don't fully hear the sound i.e the alert gets cut half way?

This is caused when you have many messages from the person sending the text. Delete messages from the conversation and it will fix it.


That's cool aye! I didn't know that.. I only have like 25 messages in my inbox but each message has a long conversation. Thanks for the advise, I will look up that app and see.

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  Reply # 723233 26-Nov-2012 18:57 Send private message

WARNING OFF TOPIC!

Johnr is the Galaxy Note or the SGS II approved by Vodafone for 4.1? : )

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  Reply # 723236 26-Nov-2012 19:00 Send private message

loganjames: WARNING OFF TOPIC!



Johnr is the Galaxy Note or the SGS II approved by Vodafone for 4.1? : )


Not sure about note but have not seen it for Samsung for SII




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  Reply # 723257 26-Nov-2012 19:47 Send private message

Thanks John, loved playing on the note II. Very jealous of the multi window feature and s-pen preview... Can't wait.


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  Reply # 723259 26-Nov-2012 19:51 Send private message

Yes I have a note II




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