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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 439474 14-Feb-2011 21:22
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wazz:
mattyjnz: Hi all

Have been lurking in this forum for a while (since August) - bought my SGS in November. Has been very informative, so thanks to everyone for their assistance.

Have a question, have searched high and low, and can't find the answer I am looking for.

Last week got the cajones to flash Darky's ROM, using his installation guide for first time users - worked a treat. However, I thought as part of this process I would have been given root access, i.e. installed update.zip file then flashed Darky's v8.1.

Then while installing titanium back up, I get an error which says it could not acquire root access.

I have the Superuser app, but no root access ?

Is this possible ? or have I lost root access somewhere along the way since flashing ?

Thanks for your help.


Yer just re-root through cwm (your recovery). It's in there somewhere


Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's under clockworkmod advanced features near the bottom.

 




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  Reply # 439475 14-Feb-2011 21:23
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nofam:

Get 3 (aka cubed) - it's awesome.


Then I shall. And thanks for the recommendation.

:D

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Master Geek


  Reply # 439479 14-Feb-2011 21:32
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Shrapnel: Here's a suggestion
Once your phone is charged right up to 100% while it's off you can pull the plug and quickly put it back in, then you'll notice that it'll charge for a little longer, if you keep doing this until the phone only takes a very short amount of time to get back to 100% it will help get your phone right up to 100% like it should be. Found this out off a tutorial and I think it does work quite good.

Its called bump charging:

http://www.androidpolice.com/2010/12/14/your-battery-gauge-is-lying-to-you-everything-you-need-to-know-about-bump-charging-and-inconsistent-battery-drain/

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  Reply # 439480 14-Feb-2011 21:33
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Me too. Mr Neets if flipping the cube and being a pain. Why does it show unknown though? Has album name, knows the artist but still unknown.




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  Reply # 439482 14-Feb-2011 21:35
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Whats the best way of installing different custom roms. If I wanted to try out Doc rom should I install a stock rom via Odin, or can I install Doc Rom via CWM by doing a factory rest, wiping the cache etc,  rebooting into CWM and then installing the *.zip file?

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  Reply # 439486 14-Feb-2011 21:40
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Neets: Me too. Mr Neets if flipping the cube and being a pain. Why does it show unknown though? Has album name, knows the artist but still unknown.


Metadata my dear - wonderful when it's correct, and an arse-ache when it's not. Smile




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  Reply # 439494 14-Feb-2011 21:45
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nofam:
Neets: Me too. Mr Neets is flipping the cube and being a pain. Why does it show unknown though? Has album name, knows the artist but still unknown.


Metadata my dear - wonderful when it's correct, and an arse-ache when it's not. Smile


Yep, a right royal pain in the arse.  Good to see there's a transparent widget for it.

How do you correct it?  I can't see anywhere that allows information to be updated.




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  Reply # 439497 14-Feb-2011 21:47
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Thanks. When I go into advanced CWM recovery, it gives me 7 options - I get wipe dalvik cache (?); wipe battery stats; report error; key test; partition sd card; and fix permissions....

[edit] - could it be the advanced Speedmod ULK feature that I need - one option is "ROOT / Install Superuser" ?

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  Reply # 439505 14-Feb-2011 21:53
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fallen:
Shrapnel: Here's a suggestion
Once your phone is charged right up to 100% while it's off you can pull the plug and quickly put it back in, then you'll notice that it'll charge for a little longer, if you keep doing this until the phone only takes a very short amount of time to get back to 100% it will help get your phone right up to 100% like it should be. Found this out off a tutorial and I think it does work quite good.

Its called bump charging:

http://www.androidpolice.com/2010/12/14/your-battery-gauge-is-lying-to-you-everything-you-need-to-know-about-bump-charging-and-inconsistent-battery-drain/


Live and learn, apparently it hits the battery long term a little bit with excessive bump charging. I only do it when calibrating a battery




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  Reply # 439507 14-Feb-2011 21:55
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whoever was looking for an I9000T, have a nosey here:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Telecom-XT/Samsung/auction-354329111.htm

$850.00 is a good price for the buy now.




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  Reply # 439508 14-Feb-2011 21:56
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mattyjnz: Thanks. When I go into advanced CWM recovery, it gives me 7 options - I get wipe dalvik cache (?); wipe battery stats; report error; key test; partition sd card; and fix permissions....

[edit] - could it be the advanced Speedmod ULK feature that I need - one option is "ROOT / Install Superuser" ?


Silly me, should have checked. It was that I was thinking of




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  Reply # 439509 14-Feb-2011 21:56
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Neets:
nofam:
Neets: Me too. Mr Neets is flipping the cube and being a pain. Why does it show unknown though? Has album name, knows the artist but still unknown.


Metadata my dear - wonderful when it's correct, and an arse-ache when it's not. Smile


Yep, a right royal pain in the arse.  Good to see there's a transparent widget for it.

How do you correct it?  I can't see anywhere that allows information to be updated.


You need an ID3 editor - or you can do it the painful way by going to file properties on an .mp3, select Summary, and then Advanced.

The best thing is an ID3 editor that can scrape music sites and do it all for you. . . . . I don't really have one to recommend though. . . .Actually, WMP might do it now I think about it?

It's been a while.




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  Reply # 439512 14-Feb-2011 21:58
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Damager: whoever was looking for an I9000T, have a nosey here:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Telecom-XT/Samsung/auction-354329111.htm

$850.00 is a good price for the buy now.


No proof of purchase though, so no free repairs.

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  Reply # 439517 14-Feb-2011 22:01
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Shrapnel:
mattyjnz: Thanks. When I go into advanced CWM recovery, it gives me 7 options - I get wipe dalvik cache (?); wipe battery stats; report error; key test; partition sd card; and fix permissions....

[edit] - could it be the advanced Speedmod ULK feature that I need - one option is "ROOT / Install Superuser" ?


Silly me, should have checked. It was that I was thinking of


Magic, worked a treat. Thank you very much.....off to flash a new Darky ROM. Cheers

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  Reply # 439531 14-Feb-2011 22:23
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wazz:
Damager: whoever was looking for an I9000T, have a nosey here:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Telecom-XT/Samsung/auction-354329111.htm

$850.00 is a good price for the buy now.


No proof of purchase though, so no free repairs.


looks dodge as......still no units have come to the telecom shops , can phone order them threw telecoms mine should be here in a few days...... 




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