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[Q] Galaxy W 4.4.2 issues

23rd March 2014, 12:16 PM |#1  
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I'm a complete newbie to this, in fact I've never done more than install an app on my Galaxy W until last week.

I have now rooted the phone (is that the right term?) and am running android 4.4.2

It's pretty stable but I have a couple of issues that I wonder if anyone has experienced....
Please forgive me if this is the wrong section but there's a nasty warning about posting in the developers bit!

issue 1 is that I am unable to answer calls.... the phone rings, the back and menu buttons light up but the screen doesn't illuminate or allow me to swipe to answer... if I know the call's coming and hold the phone with no screenlock on then I can answer fine.

The other issue is that's it's very very slow... this is probably just down to a lack of RAM but any experience to make it run quicker would bbe appreciated.

Alternatively, should I downgrade to 4.2.2?
 
 
23rd March 2014, 12:22 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by derekmines

Hi forum

I'm a complete newbie to this, in fact I've never done more than install an app on my Galaxy W until last week.

I have now rooted the phone (is that the right term?) and am running android 4.4.2

It's pretty stable but I have a couple of issues that I wonder if anyone has experienced....
Please forgive me if this is the wrong section but there's a nasty warning about posting in the developers bit!

issue 1 is that I am unable to answer calls.... the phone rings, the back and menu buttons light up but the screen doesn't illuminate or allow me to swipe to answer... if I know the call's coming and hold the phone with no screenlock on then I can answer fine.

The other issue is that's it's very very slow... this is probably just down to a lack of RAM but any experience to make it run quicker would bbe appreciated.

Alternatively, should I downgrade to 4.2.2?

did you make clean install? if not please re-flash the rom via clean install

-wipe data/factory reset
-format system
-format sdcard0(default)
23rd March 2014, 12:30 PM |#3  
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did you make clean install? if not please re-flash the rom via clean install

-wipe data/factory reset
-format system
-format sdcard0(default)

Hi

I did make a clean install.... I followed a step by step guide on the trueandroid site (I can't post a link as i'm new here)
it noted full backup, clockwork mod, data wipe, dalvik wipe.

Everything worked exactly as they said.
23rd March 2014, 12:38 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by derekmines

Hi

I did make a clean install.... I followed a step by step guide on the trueandroid site (I can't post a link as i'm new here)
it noted full backup, clockwork mod, data wipe, dalvik wipe.

Everything worked exactly as they said.


I'll send youa good working configuration 4.4.2 via pm :P

1st pm = downloadlinks
2nd pm = guide
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