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  # 670585 10-Aug-2012 13:49
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mecow:
jeffnz: can't find definitive answer but logic would say it doesn't backup internal SD as you could have 16gb in there of pics music etc and if youi have no ext SD card where does it store copy which could be twice the size of SD card I'm sure one of the people more in the know will give us a better answer suffice it pays to do backups to PC anyway.


Do you use a specific program to do backups to PC or do you just copy the backup file off?


I just locate clockworkmod\backups and use explorer to drag it across

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  # 670588 10-Aug-2012 13:52
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kiwitrc:
mecow:
jeffnz: can't find definitive answer but logic would say it doesn't backup internal SD as you could have 16gb in there of pics music etc and if youi have no ext SD card where does it store copy which could be twice the size of SD card I'm sure one of the people more in the know will give us a better answer suffice it pays to do backups to PC anyway.


Do you use a specific program to do backups to PC or do you just copy the backup file off?


I just locate clockworkmod\backups and use explorer to drag it across


Thanks! Coming from jailbreaking iPhones for the past 4 or 5 years this Android business is a lot deeper, more intuitive and fun

 
 
 
 


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  # 670594 10-Aug-2012 14:13
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I initially found rooting and flashing quite nervewracking but if you follow the guides it becomes second nature and you normally follow a pattern of full wipe, dalvic, partition cache, permissions and have no real issues. if its an update of your current rom then a full wipe is normally not required and any little glitches are sorted with doing another flash




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  # 671202 11-Aug-2012 21:56
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Hey guys,

Sorry, this may have been discussed before, but I am thinking about upgrading to a 64GB class 10 micro SD for my S3. Has anyone had any issues using these cards? I've heard high failure rates when used with ICS.

Anything I need to know or be aware of? What about formatting the card before use?

Thanks

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  # 671229 11-Aug-2012 22:51
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Lambchop: dammmmm ...google Now working awesome on my S3 ..

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=29756226&postcount=2856

http://youtu.be/QKKUJRgwaqk


just a simple flash via CWM ..and it's good to goooo. ? epic.


I'm loving Google Now! It understands my voice commands and I don't have to speak in a bad American accent anymore.
Thanks for the heads up!

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  # 671569 12-Aug-2012 20:21
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Spinynorman:
Lambchop: dammmmm ...google Now working awesome on my S3 ..

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=29756226&postcount=2856

http://youtu.be/QKKUJRgwaqk


just a simple flash via CWM ..and it's good to goooo. ? epic.


I'm loving Google Now! It understands my voice commands and I don't have to speak in a bad American accent anymore.
Thanks for the heads up!



Does your Google Now talk back to you???

I have it on the Super Nexus Rom but cant get it to speak back.

http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/7431/snap20120810133509.jpghttp://img84.imageshack.us/img84/884/snap20120810133622.jpg

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  # 671642 12-Aug-2012 23:55
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webup:
Spinynorman:
Lambchop: dammmmm ...google Now working awesome on my S3 ..

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=29756226&postcount=2856

http://youtu.be/QKKUJRgwaqk


just a simple flash via CWM ..and it's good to goooo. ? epic.


I'm loving Google Now! It understands my voice commands and I don't have to speak in a bad American accent anymore.
Thanks for the heads up!



Does your Google Now talk back to you???

I have it on the Super Nexus Rom but cant get it to speak back.




Yes, it does.

A common command is "Set timer for 15 minutes" (that's how long a mince + cheese pie takes to cook in the oven). The phone responds with something like "setting alarm" and then sets an alarm - it doesn't use the timer.

I couldn't get s-voice to understand that unless I pronounced timer as "tie-murr" (emphasis on the 'er') and minutes as "mee-nits".

However, with s-voice, if I said "Set Tie-murr" it would ask me how long to set it for. Google Now just pops up a web page with search results for "set timer". The command "set Alarm" sets an alarm for 6 minutes from now. I have no idea where it gets the 6 mins from.



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  # 671658 13-Aug-2012 08:04
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mrgsm021: Hey guys,

Sorry, this may have been discussed before, but I am thinking about upgrading to a 64GB class 10 micro SD for my S3. Has anyone had any issues using these cards? I've heard high failure rates when used with ICS.

Anything I need to know or be aware of? What about formatting the card before use?

Thanks


I bought this and have had no issues with it. All SDXC cards comes preformatted with exFAT and don't need to be formatted with another file system to use in the S3 (unlike in other phones).

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  # 671667 13-Aug-2012 08:30
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OmniouS: I bought this and have had no issues with it. All SDXC cards comes preformatted with exFAT and don't need to be formatted with another file system to use in the S3 (unlike in other phones).


Thanks OmniouS.

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  # 671878 13-Aug-2012 16:20
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Anyone know if it's possible to edit the "Audio Applications" list you get when you plug headphones in?

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  # 671883 13-Aug-2012 16:35
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DoggNZ: Anyone know if it's possible to edit the "Audio Applications" list you get when you plug headphones in?
Yes there is.  NZtechfreak had details of the application "Headphone Shortcuts for S3".  Though it requires root access.  I think it's an apk you need to sideload on your phone. I can't find it on the Play Store, but it's on my phone.  I'll do some digging, or you could search the XDA-Developers site too :)

EDIT:  Found the thread.




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  # 671888 13-Aug-2012 16:48
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Neets:
DoggNZ: Anyone know if it's possible to edit the "Audio Applications" list you get when you plug headphones in?
Yes there is.  NZtechfreak had details of the application "Headphone Shortcuts for S3".  Though it requires root access.  I think it's an apk you need to sideload on your phone. I can't find it on the Play Store, but it's on my phone.  I'll do some digging, or you could search the XDA-Developers site too :)

EDIT:  Found the thread.


Too easy, cheers!

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  # 672009 13-Aug-2012 22:16
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Does anybody know if you can add custom tones for the smart alarm option ?

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  # 672045 14-Aug-2012 02:20
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Something weird happened today. 

I turned data off and plugged my phone in to charge (it's always had problems charging if data was on). The phone was at 48%. The charging message showed, the light was on, but nothing happened. I checked everything again, plugged in to a different power point, and waited. Six hours later, it had charged to 51%. Checked everything again, then the screen locked up. Rebooted the phone, set it to charge and again nothing happened. 
Powered off, then on again, and tried charging again. This time it worked. The phone charged in the usual length of time and hasn't had a lockup in the last few hours. 

Has anyone else experienced anything like this? Any clues to what may have caused it?

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  # 672079 14-Aug-2012 09:00
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I'll wade in with the standard "pull the battery out" response.....

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