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    Thread Phone says a random number every 10 minutes - never seen before :/

    Hey everyone! My girlfriend has a Galaxy Note 5 (I have the OnePlus 3), recently updated to Android Nougat (recently = 2 weeks ago or so). Today, all the sudden, her phone has started to say random numbers. I know, sounds weird. It says random numbers every 10 minutes - numbers like 72, 98...
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    Thread My battery life is awful (<4 hours, no matter what)...

    Hey guys! First of all, this is going to be a lenghty read. I am trying to give as many informations as possible - I'm sure I've left out some info those of you that would be willing to help would need (in that case, I apologize). If you're willing to aid me in my pursuit of happiness (if my...
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    Thread Have stock... Want to put something custom on it. Confused :(

    So, a friend of mine has a Sony Xperia SP... Model C5303, Android 4.3, Build number 12.1.A.1.207. I know I have to unlock it's bootloader in order to be able to put TWRP on it (and then custom ROM). But how do I do this? I looked around but found nothing (really, I might just be blind)...
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    Thread Flash LP on a KK VS985... confused about the procedure

    So, a friend of mine has a VS985 and wants to upgrade his OS. We live in Romania, by the way, so no Verizon for us... so no OTA's for him... He currently has KitKat, and wants me to flash his phone to LP (or Marshmallow... dunno, some custom ROM, we'll see). I basically have to unlock the...
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    Thread Notifications sound... weird. Read on, please

    I've tried like 3 ROMs so far and all seems to behave the same. It is like the 0.1 seconds or so (not sure how else to put it) from any (90% of the cases) notification sound is... skipped. For example, the sound in WhatsApp when you send a message... y'all know it, right? It sounds weird, like...
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    Thread [Q] Replace the vibrating motor with one from another phone? Please chime in!

    So... perhaps your OnePlus One has the same crappy vibrating motor like mine... which makes it very difficult to feel in the pocket, but is loud as f*** when you're indoors. It's the same issue these guys are debating over here. Also, best described in this video. My OnePlus One doesn't have...
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    Thread A native English speaker tell me what this word is please !

    Alright, I'll be quick. So... see that red text in the top of the image? What does it say? I've been... snowedown / showedown / suowealdown? What the hell does it say there? :eek: I tried to put it in Google Translate, but it corrected it to "snowed down" or "showdown" :confused:. I'm out of...
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    Thread Glass screen protector vs. touchscreen sensitivity

    So, I just purchased a glass screen protector for my G2. It's no Spigen ultra thin ultra everything... it's a no name, I guess. Acquired from eBay (China-based seller, of course), for about 3.5 bucks (with slow, but free shipping). There's even Chinese written on the packaging, so it's Chinese...
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    Thread Vibration - is this thing working as it should?!

    So... I think my G2's vibration motor is somewhat damaged. Or maybe it's just hitting something inside the case. I dunno. Here's a video I made (recorded using my mother's Galaxy Nexus, so quality may not be top notch, but the sound is there, and that's what matters the most). Turn up your...
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    Thread I might switch my SGS4 for a G2... but before I do, some Q's

    I'm using a Galaxy S4 (Black Edition, just got it - I really shouldn't) now... been using a white one for almost a year, then decided I should get rid of it and get an all black one, with warranty. I should have tried some other different model instead, I guess... I might be able to sell it...
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    Thread I might get a OPO from a friend soon, so I need your info on some OPO aspects, please

    I am currently in talks with a friend from another country to sell to me his 64GB black OnePlus One! *cheering with excitement* Given this is a very new device, there are very few reports (/reviews) out there, not to mention in-depth (like real in-depth) reviews. So... what is there to be done...
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    Thread Help! Phone fails to charge, repeatedly vibrates some times

    This morning, my phone has started to act up. It was working well last night, but now... when I put it to charge... it either: 1) doesn't do anything 2) requires the cable to be repeatedlty inserted in order to register an input 3) does accept the cable, charges for a bit, then disconnects...
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    Thread [Q] 3GB free internal storage but "only 300 MB" free pop-up when installing apps?

    [Q] 3GB free internal storage but "only 300 MB" free pop-up when installing apps? Hello everybody! My girlfriend has a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (I9195), which is currently running the (seemingly) latest stock firmware, Android 4.2.2. I never rooted it or flashed it, otherwise I reckon I wouldn't...
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    Thread Discrepancies between the same, yet different Galaxy S4 batteries?

    So, I got my Galaxy S4 about 8 months ago. And I've taken good care of this battery - never let it charge over night (except for ~7 times), never let it drop below 10% (except for ~3 times). I also didn't put much strain on it with overclocking and such (for what it's worth). It isn't swollen...
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    Thread Top side of the screen going darker / banding / burn-ins

    First of all, let me say that prior to reaching the decision to open this thread, I did some quite extensive research on what I am going to talk about, but only found references to the smearing thing. So, the problem, as quick as possible... Do you use Tapatalk? I'm sure many of you do. You...
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    Thread Unknown folder in the root of internal memory?!

    Hey guys. I'm a bit intrigued. There's an unknown folder in the root of my phone's internal memory. I delete it every few weeks when I check the storage and sweep all the junk I might find in there. Here's the folder structure. GT-I9505\Internal storage\.sp\.94\.743\.cache\LazyList. Inside...
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    Thread Game progression lost after Titanium Backup restoration?! Backup inefective?!

    Hi everyone Okay, so... I've been sticking to SlimBean for the past month or so, and I decided to move to Omega v13 (which is based on latest Samsung update, MJ5) just so my camera awesomeness would come back... Of course, I used Titanium Backup pro to backup all of my applications and games...
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    Thread Need info on new Hboot for Android 4.0+ ROMs - I forgot and am lost!

    Hello everyone I rooted my girlfriend's Desire S, flashed 4EXT recovery and she used MIUI for about half a year. Then, a new Hboot came out, and it was required for Android 4.0+ ROMs to boot. She was tired of being stuck on MIUI GB, and MIUI ICS required the new hboot to run, so I flashed it...
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    Thread Speaker broken?

    Hi guys. I am the owner of a Note 2 since two days ago (switched from the Note 1, fwiw). I didn't had much time to look for a ROM (and there are a ton of them), so I decided on the one I knew best : Slim Bean. One problem. Follow through this scenario : - Boot up the phone - Press the...
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    Thread What TW ROM should I install and NOT mess up the EFS?

    Hi guys. The title pretty much says it all. I currently have the XXDME4 modem installed (went to this from XXDLJ2 and... I have no idea what modem I was using prior to that) and am using Slim Bean ROM. But, I want to give a TouchWiz ROM a try, to test something sound related (5 minutes), then...
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    Thread Note 2 vs. Note 1 in terms of temperature

    Hi guys, I currently own a Galaxy Note N7000, but am planning an upgrade. To the Note 2. Yay! My Note gets really hot when playing games like Arcane Legends, especially if I plug in the charger (of course). Some times, it gets so hot that the top side of the screen burns my thumb!!! And that...
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    Thread More powerful chargers

    Hello everyone! I find the stock Samsung 1A charger somewhat weak. Especially for when I want to play a heavy game (Arcane Legends, Gears & Guts etc.) AND charge at the same time - the battery level either sits at the same percentage, either slowly discharges, either charges veery slowly...
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    Thread Battery Monitor Widget mAh battery capacity indicator

    You're probably familiar with Battery Monitor Widget. It's such a great tool, it can't go unnoticed in the Play Store... Anyway. This app has got a nice feature called Calibration. It's actually a sub-program. What this thing does is it estimates the miliamps (capacity) your phone's battery...
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    Thread Test your battery for me, please

    Alright. I am still troubled regarding whether my battery IS dying or not. So, I want you all (all = those who are willing to help me) to do a test for me. 1) Turn off the phone and put it on charge until it shows 100%; 2) Boot it; 3) Set the screen brightness to maximum (or minimum, if you're...
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    Thread Actual capacity of your battery

    Hello people I had the feeling that my Note's battery is not as strong as it should / used to be... so I started investigating how could I possibly test this. Back in the day when I had the HTC Desire, there was an app that was specifically tailored for the Nexus One, that also worked on the...
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    Thread ROMs for SC-06D? Same as for the I9300?!

    Hello guys I currently own a Galaxy Note (N7000), but I found one guy who has a white Japanese Galaxy S3 (SC-06D) of 32GB. I know this version has 2GB of RAM and a dual-core Krait CPU, instead of the quad-core Exynos... So... Do ROMs for the I9300 work on SC-06D? Also... how about the...
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    Thread How to switch default SD card in non-TW ROMs from external to internal?!

    The title pretty much says it all. I am currently on CleaNote V6 (LRQ) ROM, which is a TouchWiz ROM, obviously... I do have an external SD card in the phone. But on TouchWiz, the default SD card (where all data goes to by default, such as games storage data in Android/data etc.) is the...
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    Thread How's the original Samsung headphones provided in the package? Good or bad?

    Hey guys. I want to know your opinion on this... What do you think of the stereo headphones with mic that are included in the Galaxy Note package? My Galaxy Note is black, yet it came with white headphones... guess that's what everyone gets. Although, I saw original Note headphones that are...
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    Thread [Q] Sony bluetooth keyboard... worked... now my phone won't connect to anymore...

    The title kind of says it all... I purchased a Sony PlayStation 3 Bluetooth keyboard (this one). It's not exactly like the one in the picture... the keys layout is french, I guess (AZERTY, QSDFG, WXCWB). Also, M and ; are swapped, for example. Anyway... all inputs are the same as on a standard...
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    Thread Powered USB hubs

    Hi everyone. I'm about to buy a powered USB hub with 4 ports... it's a hub that draws its own power from a wall socket, so it doesn't have to draw current from the Galaxy Note. Would it work? I'd connect it to the note via an USB OTG cable, and plug it in a wall socket... then connect my...
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    Thread USB Hubs - how about these?

    I'm looking for a USB hub to connect to my phone : so I can plug my keyboard & mouse to it. I've been looking for such hubs, with separated power input, for a long time... and finally found some. 1) The first one is made by Hama. Has one USB port on the top, three on one side, and on the back...
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    Thread Car chargers, please recommend !

    I'm going on a looooong trip next week, and will be away from home for about two weeks... Most of the driving will be of about 6 hours between hotel stops or whatever, and unless I'll be sleepy, I'll surely abuse my Note, haha. Will reach a hotel where I'll stay for 10 days, but the rest of the...
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    Thread Games on EXTERNAL SD card - and their data.. on the INTERNAL?! :(

    Title somewhat says it all. I just bought an external SD card today, for this sole purpose! I want games! Big ones, such as GTA 3, NOVA, Mass Effect, Gangstar etc... you know, the kind which usually requires >1GB data. So... I installed the games, moved them over to the SD card... and now...
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    Thread How to (backup/)restore with CWM?

    I am currently using the latest RocketROM V7. I wanna know... if I am to backup and restore a ROM with ClockworkMod Recovery... how should I do it? I flash Abyss Kernel 4.2, reboot recovery (so I am in the CWM modified by Abyss), backup the ROM... and when I wanna restore, I do the same? If...
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    Thread Call me blind, but where is AOKP M6?!

    I've seen a lot of posts of people saying they are using AOKP M6 (last ICS build from the team) on their Notes and it's awesome. Also, saw a couple of YouTube videos, I remember. Okay... what the hell? I cannot find AOKP M6 for the Note here, on XDA. Only ROMs based on AOKP build 40 (before...
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    Thread Light goes dimmer when in browser?!

    I've seen this behaviour in the stock Browser and Opera Mini. My guess is that it's the same in Opera Mobile, Chrome and others. When I am in Browser / Opera Mini, reading articles or something, and I press the menu button, I can see the screen is being illuminated more, like the brightness...
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    Thread Charger making noises?! What the hell

    My Galaxy Nexus is the GSM version, international. The charger is for Europe, so... it's not like the version for US, I believe. Don't know how different it is (aside from the connectors), and since chances are the people that are gonna answer me are from the US... oh well... When the charger...
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    Thread Sharing your experiences with CORDON Electronics (ex-CIRMA)

    Hi everyone. I hear this company is pretty much widespread, so chances are you stumbled upon their particular services, too. Prepare yourself for a pretty long reading. I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus at the moment. I bought it in January - actually, I bought it from a guy who bought it at that...
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    Thread [Q] Having a bit trouble with sound & kernels

    Hello, guys. I guess you could call me somewhat a noob, since I got my Galaxy Nexus just three days ago. I had a SGS2, Motorola ATRIX and a few HTC devices before, so I'm not THAT much of a noob, but with this device, I'm a starter. When I had the HTC's, all kernels (which were not so many)...
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    Thread Are you having stains on the screen / burn-ins?

    Do you have such stains? I hear this is normal among AMOLEDs.
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    Thread Charger interferes with touchscreen?

    Nevermind, it was software related.
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    Thread OEM charger doesn't keep up? Requiring assistance, please!

    Hello, guys. I know this post is awfully long, but please, bear with me :D I am fairly new to Sammy, as I just got the S2 (I9100, not some other variant... it's the very original) three days ago. I rooted it, flashed CWM, and already tried a few ROMs. I'm sticking to MIUIv4 (WIUI, actually) for...
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    Thread [Q] About to make the swich - need info urgently!

    Hi guys! I'm using a Motorola ATRIX at the moment. I've been offered an exchange with a HTC Sensation 4G. I've had HTC devices before, the last of them being the EVO 3D. Now... let's get to work. I hear the only difference between the Sensation and the 4G one is that the 4G version has...
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    Thread Cannot copy files over 4GB to the phone?!

    If I try to copy a file of over 4 GB in size (say, a video in .mkv format), Windows gives me the following error : "The file "Movie.mkv" is too large for the destination file system." I tried with files of 4.36 GB, 6.54 GB... same error. I can copy files of 2.99 GB and 3.41 GB with no issues (I...
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    Thread Missing boot logo == awesomeness?

    This happened to me on the third day after I've got the ATRIX - so you could say I was still a bit of a newb on Moto Android stuff at that point. I was using RomRacer's CWM recovery. When I went to school, I decided I'd wipe cache & dalvik & fix permissions until I put on the shoes. When I got...
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    Thread Speaker noise?

    Alright, so I'm on Notorious ROM right now, but no matter what ROM I try, the thing I'm about to explain stays the same. You know that tone you hear when you press the volume buttons in the home screen? To change the ringtone volume... It's all clear when that happens. By clear I mean no LOUD...
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    Thread Touch panel malfunction? Driver related or serious hardware issue?

    Okay, guys. I'm new to this forum (I own the ATRIX since yesterday, so...). I had the HTC Desire, Desire HD and EVO 3D before and never had such problems with them (instead, I used to have other issues such as crappy sound, ghost touching etc.). Flashed Neutrino GT+ ROM, set the max CPU freq to...
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    Thread ATRIX user opinions

    Hey guys ! I own a HTC EVO 3D right now, but I'm going to switch it for an ATRIX 4G tomorrow. I want to ask you... How do you feel about the ATRIX's screen? I know it's a TFT LCD with the RGBW matrix, which is what makes my brain twist and say "OH SH*T NO". What's your say on that? Also...
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    Thread Screen survey :)

    I know I've seen a topic on this matter before, but I'm going to do this anyway. I've got a red HTC EVO 3D GSM (for US/Asia market), and two friends of mine bought their EVO 3Ds from a store here (Romania, Europe, that is). So mine is red, for US/Asia, and theirs is golden, for EU market. If I...
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    Thread Touch screen unusable in "wet" conditions?!

    I S-OFF`ed my EVO 3D, flashed a custom recovery and a custom ROM (LeeDrOiD's latest), so I'm not on stock (if that's what's causing this). Back in January, when it was cold outside (5-10 degrees), at times, after extensively using the phone outdoors (like 15-30 minutes), once I went into a...