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[Q] Personal tips for a (soon to be) Note II user?

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24th February 2013, 03:35 AM   |  #1  
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Well, I'm no stranger to large phones. I currently have my trusty Dell Streak Mini with me running along with DSC but my contract's coming to an end and I have made the choice on getting the Note II in about a week or two. Seemed right considering I couldn't let go of my 5 inch screen and Best Buy was giving away $50 gift cards left and right allowing to pay $50 less for for the phone. I've been reading up a lot on the phone and have just been wondering what exactly are some of your own personal tips you find handy with the device? I'm a bit of a power user so I like learning neat ways of doing stuff
24th February 2013, 12:08 PM   |  #2  
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here's an important tip

quit asking about the phone and just buy it now...you cant imagine how much better it is than any other phone out right now..
24th February 2013, 06:41 PM   |  #3  
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here's an important tip

quit asking about the phone and just buy it now...you cant imagine how much better it is than any other phone out right now..

Believe me, I'd do it in a heartbeat but my contract doesn't end until the end of next week
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if you go to the att store, or even best buy, they will let you get it now...I guarantee they don't care you are a couple of weeks away from the end...
24th February 2013, 08:53 PM   |  #5  
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Re: [Q] Personal tips for a (soon to be) Note II user?
If you go to an AT&T store they will let you upgrade up to 14 days in advance. At least that's what they've told me.

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Re: [Q] Personal tips for a (soon to be) Note II user?
Best tip ever:flash the latest clean rom ACE 4.5 when you get it
25th February 2013, 06:41 AM   |  #7  
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Att stores don't do price match and their prices are usually higher than best buy or anyone else. In other words, buy your phone at best buy or some place other than att stores.

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25th February 2013, 07:40 AM   |  #8  
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Att stores don't do price match and their prices are usually higher than best buy or anyone else. In other words, buy your phone at best buy or some place other than att stores.

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That's not true, Att is a lot cheaper then best buy if your buying out right. Now on contract it just depends on who has a better deal for a two year agreement.

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Well after you purchase the phone this "GALAXY Note II User's Digest" on the play store has some good tips.

ALso there are a number of youtube videos showing tips.
25th February 2013, 07:48 PM   |  #10  
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Put it in a case. This phone can be pretty fragile.

Use the volume increase mod, or the latest Perseus kernel to gain access to audio tweaks. The headphone jack by default is a bit quieter than other phones (well, it's quiet for me anyway).

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