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[Firmware][SGH-I777][JB][4.1.1] CyanogenMod 10 preview | USER THREAD

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Dunno about alarms since I don't use my phone for that but I did notice that Android Beam isn't working. Not only is it not working (tried to send my wife a pic from my gallery and it acted like it went through but she ended up receiving a notification saying that Android Beam was not received) but it's also turning on my bluetooth instead!

This is from the latest nightly, 2/11.

Pretty sure Beam has always turned on Bluetooth for image transfers. I think that's how it works.

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12th February 2013, 01:52 PM |#2962  
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Pretty sure Beam has always turned on Bluetooth for image transfers. I think that's how it works.

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No, beam doesn't use BT (it't never turned on my BT before either). It's NFC. One of the few NFC features that actually works on this phone since NFC is heavily crippled on our hardware (DAMN u Samsung!).

Oh well, will flash the latest nightly to see if it's been fixed. I know that 2/11's had an update so I'm wondering if that may have accidentally created the bug. Will test today's latest nightly build and will report back. If that doesn't work I'll have to try a full wipe and reflash.
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No, beam doesn't use BT (it't never turned on my BT before either). It's NFC. One of the few NFC features that actually works on this phone since NFC is heavily crippled on our hardware (DAMN u Samsung!).

Oh well, will flash the latest nightly to see if it's been fixed. I know that 2/11's had an update so I'm wondering if that may have accidentally created the bug. Will test today's latest nightly build and will report back. If that doesn't work I'll have to try a full wipe and reflash.

It first uses NFC to get a connection then uses BT to actually make the transfer. It has ALWAYS done that for me. Just transfered a pic to my wife's s2 and my n10, both ended up using BT, like always

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It first uses NFC to get a connection then uses BT to actually make the transfer. It has ALWAYS done that for me. Just transfered a pic to my wife's s2 and my n10, both ended up using BT, like always

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Really? Didn't know that. But it's never left my BT on, if that's the case. I have always BT OFF and last night was the first time when using Beam, that the file did NOT transfer and it left BT ON on my phone.

I didn't upgrade my wife's i777 and hers was working fine (she's on build 2/08) and does not trigger BT to stay ON.
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Really? Didn't know that. But it's never left my BT on, if that's the case. I have always BT OFF and last night was the first time when using Beam, that the file did NOT transfer and it left BT ON on my phone.

I didn't upgrade my wife's i777 and hers was working fine (she's on build 2/08) and does not trigger BT to stay ON.

Oh, I see what you're saying now, no, it shouldn't leave it on, it should just trigger it on fur the target then turn back off when the transfer is compete, I believe

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Oh, I see what you're saying now, no, it shouldn't leave it on, it should just trigger it on fur the target then turn back off when the transfer is compete, I believe

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No worries, flashed today's nightly and 2/12 seems to have fixed it.
13th February 2013, 10:21 PM |#2967  
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Leaving my WiFi on zaps the crap out of my battery. This normal behavior at this stage or is it just mine?
13th February 2013, 11:26 PM |#2968  
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Leaving my WiFi on zaps the crap out of my battery. This normal behavior at this stage or is it just mine?

That has been normal behavior of almost anything for last couple of years because it is trying to scan for available wifi (guess what happens then?). I am not sure if it is still true, but you are supposed to be able to tweak the rescan interval from build.prop. I haven't done that for ages and I now turn my wifi off as soon as I get in my car.
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Yeah you can set your Wi-Fi scan interval to a higher amount to lessen the battery drain, as stated above in your build.prop, or just turn it off when not in use. I normally turn it off.
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That has been normal behavior of almost anything for last couple of years because it is trying to scan for available wifi (guess what happens then?). I am not sure if it is still true, but you are supposed to be able to tweak the rescan interval from build.prop. I haven't done that for ages and I now turn my wifi off as soon as I get in my car.

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Yeah you can set your Wi-Fi scan interval to a higher amount to lessen the battery drain, as stated above in your build.prop, or just turn it off when not in use. I normally turn it off.

Got ya. Thanks guys
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