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Straight Talk SGS2- SGH-S959G

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20th February 2013, 07:53 PM   |  #1381  
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Re: Straight Talk SGS2- SGH-S959G
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I have the SGH-S959G everything stock. I want to ultimately have it rooted and if possible put CM10.1 on it.
I have the samsung drivers installed, I use Odin 1.85 and put the phone into download mode. I get the yellow box in Odin and it says "added" below. Only "Auto Reboot" and "F. Reset Time" are checked. In the PDA slot I select the CWM-Recovery.tar.md5. I click start and it seems like all is well until it hangs here for hours:

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<ID:0/003> Added!!
<OSM> Enter CS for MD5..
<OSM> Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
<OSM> Please wait..
<OSM> CWM-Recovery.tar.md5 is valid.
<OSM> Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
<OSM> Leave CS..
<ID:0/003> Odin v.3 engine (ID:3)..
<ID:0/003> File analysis..
<ID:0/003> SetupConnection..
<ID:0/003> Initialzation..
<ID:0/003> Get PIT for mapping..
<ID:0/003> Firmware update start..
<ID:0/003> recovery.bin
Why won't it proceed past this? I understand it should take a few minutes but I can leave this thing alone for hours and nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?

Have you tried re-downloading the CWM-recovery. tar, maybe you have a corrupted download?

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20th February 2013, 10:05 PM   |  #1382  
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I was thinking about theming ShoStock3. I don't really like the themes linked on Sho's thread. Just not my style. Tried googling to see if I could find anything other than those...but nope. Are you guys theming anything?
20th February 2013, 10:07 PM   |  #1383  
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Also make sure that you power off the phone and go back into download mode after a failed attempt. At least it worked for me when I had similar problem.
20th February 2013, 10:09 PM   |  #1384  
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Re: Straight Talk SGS2- SGH-S959G
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I was thinking about theming ShoStock3. I don't really like the themes linked on Sho's thread. Just not my style. Tried googling to see if I could find anything other than those...but nope. Are you guys theming anything?

Yes. I just use apex launcher with desktop visualizer and their various add ons and makr my own themes

What themes are in Sho's thread?

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20th February 2013, 10:19 PM   |  #1385  
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Yes. I just use apex launcher with desktop visualizer and their various add ons and makr my own themes

What themes are in Sho's thread?

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Holo Wiz, Tangerine/Lime, John's theme, and a spidey theme. The ideas are cool. But as far as the visualtions of the icons, I'm not very pleased. One thing I miss about CM is the theming capabilities. Perhaps there are ShoStock compatible themes on the market?
20th February 2013, 10:29 PM   |  #1386  
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Also make sure that you power off the phone and go back into download mode after a failed attempt. At least it worked for me when I had similar problem.

Waking the dead!





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Holo Wiz, Tangerine/Lime, John's theme, and a spidey theme. The ideas are cool. But as far as the visualtions of the icons, I'm not very pleased. One thing I miss about CM is the theming capabilities. Perhaps there are ShoStock compatible themes on the market?

With it being Samsung based, you don't get much option without using a custom launcher launcher like razen_kain, or the mods like Holo Wiz. Have you been here- http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=37484870


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20th February 2013, 10:44 PM   |  #1387  
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With it being Samsung based, you don't get much option without using a custom launcher launcher like razen_kain, or the mods like Holo Wiz. Have you been here- http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=37484870


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I like the stock ShoStock theme for the most part. But there are things I miss about CM lol. I want them menu skins or whatever you'd call them. Also.. Does ShoStock 2.1 have a wifi tether? These market apps suck balls, hardly work half the time, and the fact its not a built in feature to 2.5.1 saddens me.
20th February 2013, 11:02 PM   |  #1388  
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Re: Straight Talk SGS2- SGH-S959G
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I like the stock ShoStock theme for the most part. But there are things I miss about CM lol. I want them menu skins or whatever you'd call them. Also.. Does ShoStock 2.1 have a wifi tether? These market apps suck balls, hardly work half the time, and the fact its not a built in feature to 2.5.1 saddens me.

I don't see it anywhere. I don't tether, so I never bothered to look before.

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20th February 2013, 11:10 PM   |  #1389  
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I don't see it anywhere. I don't tether, so I never bothered to look before.

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I don't have internet at home. So I tether to play Mag and Dust 514 on PS3. Works pretty well for me.

---------- Post added at 05:10 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:04 PM ----------

You know... Exactly one week ago I had that issue with my data connection just disappearing. Straight talk just smashed a few buttons and it solved the problem. Seconds ago, I kid you not, my data icon disappeared. I highly doubt its ROM related seeing how its been running very stable since I reflashed it yesterday. I'm gonna kill somebody.
21st February 2013, 03:55 AM   |  #1390  
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Re: Straight Talk SGS2- SGH-S959G
Idk if it is just this phone or a rom or kernel issue but i was wondering if any of you have had this happen...
You reboot, boot into recovery and for some strange reason your battery drops like 30 percent! Anybody?

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