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  #1870959 22-Sep-2017 14:09
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pinkbellbird:

 

I got mine yesterday arvo. click & collect. was stoked to get that pick up message!

 

I can say that mine DOES show the SPARK logo on boot.

 

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Initial start up/ set up it didnt. But any time I restart the phone since set up I have a horrid massive spark logo! argh!

 

Im with Vodofone. Its working perfectly fine. Have not had to set up anything. But not enjoying that logo on restart at all!!

 

 

 

Also a bit miffed why the earphones arent samsung brand! But are AMG or something? Cant remember, I left them at home. But not familiar with that brand.

 

 

 

 

That really irritated me when I bough an Xperia XZ from Noel Leeming. My VF supplied handsets do not boot to a VF logo so why should a non-operator supplied phone show a logo?






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  #1870963 22-Sep-2017 14:12
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I do wish Samsung would do a better job of anti-reflection coatings.

 

I was watching Netflix on the plane from Sydney the other day on my Galaxy S8+ (and I assume the Note has the same screen, just a fraction bigger, so the same issue applies) and it was very difficult to position the phone so that glare from cabin lighting, reading lights etc was not in the way of the image.






 
 
 
 


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  #1870980 22-Sep-2017 14:22
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Pre ordered from NL and still havent received a tracking number.

 

Spoke to one of their reps on live chat and was told it only got launched today, just wait.

 

It's pretty annoying knowing stores have them right now and im waiting for mine to get couriered.


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  #1870983 22-Sep-2017 14:29
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pinkbellbird:

 

I got mine yesterday arvo. click & collect. was stoked to get that pick up message!

 

I can say that mine DOES show the SPARK logo on boot.

 

Click to see full size

 

Initial start up/ set up it didnt. But any time I restart the phone since set up I have a horrid massive spark logo! argh!

 

Im with Vodofone. Its working perfectly fine. Have not had to set up anything. But not enjoying that logo on restart at all!!

 

 

 

Also a bit miffed why the earphones arent samsung brand! But are AMG or something? Cant remember, I left them at home. But not familiar with that brand.

 

 

You just need to change the CSC - google has a few root and no root options. suggest starting with the dialer apporach... it will factory reset your phone..





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  #1871042 22-Sep-2017 15:03
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I sincerely hope battery life improves. None to impressed to date.


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  #1871045 22-Sep-2017 15:06
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I sincerely hope battery life improves. None to impressed to date.



Mine was pretty bad last night (first use) turned it on at 88% and it had drained to approx 20% after 3 hours. Today been off the charger since 5.30am and now at 3pm its on 60%


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  #1871049 22-Sep-2017 15:09
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Heh, the only way you get me out of bed at 5:30am is if the house is on fire or I have a plane to catch. I'd even consider trying to sleep through a house fire!


 
 
 
 


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  #1871066 22-Sep-2017 15:27
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Heh, the only way you get me out of bed at 5:30am is if the house is on fire or I have a plane to catch. I'd even consider trying to sleep through a house fire!

 

 

Try 4.30am :P

 

 


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  #1871067 22-Sep-2017 15:29
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2D ones do not have a logo at boot, just the standard samsung one.  


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  #1871079 22-Sep-2017 15:31
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MissyMoo: I got everything from HN as ordered in the pre order

 

 

 

Ooooh. That's a nice haul, MissyMoo


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  #1871113 22-Sep-2017 16:20
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mentalinc:

 

pinkbellbird:

 

I got mine yesterday arvo. click & collect. was stoked to get that pick up message!

 

I can say that mine DOES show the SPARK logo on boot.

 

Click to see full size

 

Initial start up/ set up it didnt. But any time I restart the phone since set up I have a horrid massive spark logo! argh!

 

Im with Vodofone. Its working perfectly fine. Have not had to set up anything. But not enjoying that logo on restart at all!!

 

 

 

 

You just need to change the CSC - google has a few root and no root options. suggest starting with the dialer apporach... it will factory reset your phone..

 

 

Its been many years since i ever mucked around with phone software mods.

 

I might have a look around on this site rather than troll google. Unless someone here can tell me step by step? or point me in the right direction lol


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  #1871122 22-Sep-2017 16:39
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networkn:

Heh, the only way you get me out of bed at 5:30am is if the house is on fire or I have a plane to catch. I'd even consider trying to sleep through a house fire!



Haha my hubby woke me up leaving for work. I usually get up at 7 on a Friday =(

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  #1871138 22-Sep-2017 17:02
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pinkbellbird:

 

I got mine yesterday arvo. click & collect. was stoked to get that pick up message!

 

I can say that mine DOES show the SPARK logo on boot.

 

Initial start up/ set up it didnt. But any time I restart the phone since set up I have a horrid massive spark logo! argh!

 

Im with Vodofone. Its working perfectly fine. Have not had to set up anything. But not enjoying that logo on restart at all!!

 

Also a bit miffed why the earphones arent samsung brand! But are AMG or something? Cant remember, I left them at home. But not familiar with that brand.

 

AKG are one of the larger headphone brands in the world.

 

It is possible to get rid of the Spark logo, but it's extremely non-trivial to do so and involves a full factory reset of the unit among other things.

 

 





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  #1871139 22-Sep-2017 17:03
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That PB tech date of the 28th was for the 2nd wave of pre-orders.

I got mine from PB Tech today too with all the goodies :)

Thanks PB tech :)



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I didn't realise how good the supplied case was going to be, I purchased a spigen case but I think I'm going to keep using the stock case.

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