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  Reply # 1514322 16-Mar-2016 11:38
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Stu:

 

200GB MicroSD arrived from Amazon this morning. Should be enough room for... well, everything.

 

 

 

 

Did you buy this form the recent sale for ~100nzd ?

 

I ordered a sandisk 200gb card yesterday but they're only gonna ship it out on the 4 of April :(

 

 

 

let us know if its any good!


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  Reply # 1514328 16-Mar-2016 11:50
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It was US$79.95 when I ordered it. I think it came down a bit more a few days ago. Still a great price though.





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  Reply # 1514394 16-Mar-2016 13:03
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This morning my SGS7 began failing to automatically adjust the brightness. It was dim and hard to read. Moving it from a bright area to a dim area made no difference. 

 

I then tried to adjust it manually...and it wouldn't change. It was 'stuck'.

 

Re-booting the phone saw normal behaviour resume.  





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  Reply # 1514760 16-Mar-2016 22:14
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Another odd thing happened with my SGS7 today. 

 

I had set up a swipe pattern as my security. This apparently created some sort of encrypted credentials stored in a private space. I then wanted to disable the swipe pattern for a while and when i turned it off i was warned that these encrypted credentials in the private space would be removed. 

 

OK...so remove them. 

 

Except.....now the camera won't work anymore. "Camera failed" on startup. Power off and re-boot....no go. Nothing worked. Dead camera.  Google Camera app also a fail. 

 

Hmmm.....then I remember the warning about the removal of the encrypted credentials in the private space earlier in the day....and I wonder.......

 

So I did a factory reset....and the camera now works again. No problem. 

 

I'm wondering if the camera lost its access to some resource when the credentials were removed. Or something. 

 

(Update: Come to think of it, I may have removed the swipe pattern before the auto-brightness broke. Though a re-boot did fix that.) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1514806 17-Mar-2016 07:57
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Linuxluver:

 

Another odd thing happened with my SGS7 today. 

 

 

 

 

My camera started but shutter would not work I launched camera from lock screen as I have it set as one of my quick launch apps. i closed and reopened and the shutter worked?? so have set volume button as shutter as well.

 

hoping this is a one off.

 

 

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1514811 17-Mar-2016 08:35
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Sounds like the first bunch of S7 owners are being used as beta testers. I would expect an update within a month (plus provider delays)




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  Reply # 1514950 17-Mar-2016 11:54
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Believe it or not Dunkin Donuts app causes the WiFi/BT debacle lol.


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  Reply # 1514951 17-Mar-2016 11:55
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There's an app for that? Wow




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  Reply # 1516195 19-Mar-2016 21:14
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What's up with the map of NZ in 'World clock'. Looks like a 5-year-old drew it lol

 

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Great phone, love it!


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  Reply # 1516817 21-Mar-2016 11:55
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Stu:

 

200GB MicroSD arrived from Amazon this morning. Should be enough room for... well, everything.

 

 

 

 

Any issues with this card in the phone? No random SD Card pop-up notifications etc..

 

I'm thinking of getting one.


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  Reply # 1516820 21-Mar-2016 11:59
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There is a notification of you restart the phone, but other than that, no notifications. Seems to be working fine.




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  Reply # 1516843 21-Mar-2016 12:24
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Anyone ordering any good cases for the phone? Mine is black and looking for a black one with less bulk to it. 

 

I am currently using a Spigen Clear Case bought for 30 from PBTech, it is adding some bulk to it. 

 

Any good case suggestions? 


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  Reply # 1517340 22-Mar-2016 07:56
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maxeon:

 

Anyone ordering any good cases for the phone? Mine is black and looking for a black one with less bulk to it. 

 

I am currently using a Spigen Clear Case bought for 30 from PBTech, it is adding some bulk to it. 

 

Any good case suggestions? 

 

 

 

 

I need to sort a case out too. I'm leaning towards UAG at the moment. They're a bit rugged looking though, light but rigid and offer good protection.

 

I had a UAG on my S3 for years and it served me very well.

 

There's also a good case thread review on XDA. The Spigen Neo Hybrid case was the one I was keen on but the reviewer said the extra frame attachment is a bit flimsy so I think I'll pass on that one.

 

 


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  Reply # 1517341 22-Mar-2016 08:03
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I went with the Spigen Slim Amour, and i have to say its one of the best cases ive ever had in terms of quality and design. Ill put up some images and do a bit of a review tonight after work.


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  Reply # 1517345 22-Mar-2016 08:14
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Just watch your screens. Been reading a few things about the phone being pretty much impossible to repair due to to the way they're glued/held together, so if you break the screen you might be up for a new phone! Hopefully this doesn't pan out to be correct!




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