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  1. optimummind

    Thread [Review] ZeroLemon 8,000 mAh battery case review for Galaxy S20+

    The ZeroLemon S20+ battery case is not for everyone. In order to fit 8,000 mAh of extra reserve battery power into a phone case, one has to accept the many compromises, such as the extra thickness, extra weight, more difficulty operating the phone with just one hand, and finding a more suitable...
  2. optimummind

    Thread [Review] ZeroLemon 5,000 mAh battery case review

    It's been a while since I've contributed a battery case review on XDA, and I wanted to share my experience with you guys about the ZL 5,000 mAh battery case for the Note10. As usual, this kind of case if not for everyone -- it's only for those who don't mind the extra bulk and weight and want to...
  3. optimummind

    Thread Anyone get Android Pie on their USA Unlocked XA2?

    It's May 20 2019 here & still no Pie update. What's taking Sony so long? Sent from my SM-G975U1 using Tapatalk
  4. optimummind

    Thread Does Google Home Hub not have a keyboard?

    If there is a keyboard option, for YouTube for example, I haven't found it. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
  5. optimummind

    Thread __[ Review: ZeroLemon 5200mah Battery Case - Excellent Product ]__

    ======= Summary ======= The ZeroLemon 5,200 mah battery case is great. It offers great battery runtime, Fast Charging, and a smooth-feeling case that also provides additional grip compared to the slippery glass setup of the Galaxy S9+. However, this type of battery case is not for everyone...
  6. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Any anyone successfully installed the SABA app to the Note 4?

    I have a Rooted, Stock N910C Note 4 and I'm not able to install the SABS app. The author did say it may not work if Rooted is detected. I know how to do the steps as I have it installed & running on my Galaxy S9+. Is there anyone successfully using SABS on their Note 4?
  7. optimummind

    Thread (Q) Anyone able to connect Galaxy GS8+ to late 2017 HP spectre 13 laptop?

    I've tried 5 different USB Type C to Type C cables (3 different Anker, one j5create, one Belkin) & the result is always the same - constant cycle of Mount then Unmount. HP Spectre 13 (8th gen Core i7) is on the latest version of Windows 10 Home with latest HP & Intel drivers installed. The...
  8. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Can the Verizon GS8 work on Sprint after firmware flash?

    After flashing the Verizon model GS8 with a Sprint GS8 ROM, will it work on the Sprint network? Edit: I'm guessing not since Sprint probably won't allow the Verizon GS8 IMEI to be added to their database. Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk
  9. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Can you use the Verizon GS8 on Sprint?

    After flashing the Verizon model GS8 with a Sprint GS8 ROM, will it work on the Sprint network? Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk
  10. optimummind

    Thread Any issues with AOD after PK7 update?

    Did anyone install the new PK7 watch update on their Gear S3? Any issues with AOD? Like AOD not working or turning off despite the AOD setting being on? Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  11. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Which Gear S3 did you choose? Gear S3 Classic or S3 Frontier? And why?

    Just curious to see how many people got the Classic or the Frontier model. I, myself, started off wanting the Frontier model then had a change of heart and got the Classic in the end. I chose it because I like the design and color better than the darker Frontier. Also, based on my past...
  12. optimummind

    Thread (Q) Does Gear S3 Samsung Pay work with Note 3 or Note 4?

    Can anyone who owns both a Note 3 (or Note 4) and a Gear S3 tell me if Samsung Pay works on the Gear S3? Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  13. optimummind

    Thread Best Buy Preorder Up for Frontier & Classic Gear S3

    Just ordered my Gear S3 Classic from Best Buy! Both models are now on preorder! Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk
  14. optimummind

    Thread (Q) Is anyone else experiencing major lag in Chrome browser?

    My N5X on 7.0 Nougat is super smooth & fast except in Chrome. Pages take a long time to load, switching between tabs is slow, and sometimes the browser just freezes for a few seconds. Anyone else have issues with Chrome? Sent from my Nexus 5X using Tapatalk
  15. optimummind

    Thread Who's upgrading from the Gear S2?

    Anybody upgrading from their current Gear S2 Sport, Classic, or 3G/4G? I currently have a Gear S2 3G and I'll most likely upgrade to the Frontier Gear S3. My major reasons are: 1. Samsung Pay MST 2. Bigger battery & life 3. New design of the Frontier What are your reasons for or not...
  16. optimummind

    Thread [OEM TAR] [SM-G935U SPR] GS7E Unlocked Model ROM Update, Version RC1, March 2018

    *Update (4/25/2018): Here's my download link for the latest 935U Nougat 7.0 ROM (March 2018 Security Update), version RC1: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hdzW5KRXcZXDWdZ9Pw6qFMMwniQZN7di/view?usp=sharing When flashing the CSC file, do NOT use HOME_CSC. Use the regular CSC file. Flashing...
  17. optimummind

    Thread __[ REVIEW: GPEL 2nd-Generation Tempered Glass Screen Protector]__

    A few days ago I received my 2nd-generation GPEL Tempered Glass Screen Protector (TGSP) for the Galaxy S7 Edge. I ordered mine in Black. Unlike the 1st-gen black TGSP which was actually dark blue in color, the 2nd-gen black TGSP is really black in color. If that discrepancy bothered anyone...
  18. optimummind

    Thread [Q] What are the dimensions of the watchband spring bar pins?

    Does anyone know the exact size/dimensions of the watchband spring bar pins for the Gear S2 Classic? Is it 20 mm x 1.8 mm?
  19. optimummind

    Thread Question for any T-Mobile employees. Legal to sell company phone?

    My friend's friend went in to a T-Mobile store to troubleshoot his Note 3. During the diagnosis process, the rep suggested that he buy a new GS7E. The guy said no thanks b/c he cant afford the GS7E. Then the rep said he will sell his company-provided GS7E to him, under the table, for $140...
  20. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Who else has GpsLocationService_ex wakelock issue?

    Does anyone with a Qualcomm or Exynos GS7E have poor battery life b/c you set Location to GPS Only or GPS+WiFi+Data? It's only on my Sprint GS7E that I'm having this issue. My other devices are fine (Sprint GS6E, N910C Note 4, Nexus 5X). Checking my mom's phone - a Sprint Note 3 - she...
  21. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Help tracking down dev for the "Flaunt" app

    Flaunt is no longer available for me in the Gear app store after switching phones to the GS7E. Can someone look in the Gear store & provide the developer's email address? The dev, I believe, is Samsung India. Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  22. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Who is upgrading to the S7 or S7 Edge?

    Today was the big unveil of the 2 new Galaxy S7 devices - 5.1" S7 and 5.5" S7 Edge. Visually, there isn't much change. But from the inside, quite a bit. Will you be upgrading to one of the new Galaxy S7 devices? I, for one, will be going to Best Buy on Tuesday to place my preorder. I'm...
  23. optimummind

    Thread [Gear S2 owners, Show Your Straps]

    Just got my OEM Samsung red and navy Mendini straps. Purchased directly from South Korea. Sent from my SM-G925P using Tapatalk
  24. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Does Straight Talk T-Mobile have access to Band 12?

    After updating to 6.0.1, does anyone with T-Mobile through Straight Talk have access to Band 12? Sent from my SM-G925P using Tapatalk
  25. optimummind

    Thread [Bug Report to Samsung] Always On Mode Not Working

    As many of you guys knows, the Gear S2 - Sport, Classic, and 3G - have a software bug whereby the Always On setting doesn't work/stick. Even when one sets the Always On to "On," the watchface will turn off (go blank) after a while instead of always showing the Ambient Watchface. The only way...
  26. optimummind

    Thread Samsung Pay is live! Add your cards!

    I checked around 9pm here in SoCal and to my pleasant surprise, Samsung Pay was live and ready to go. I added my Amex card & the process was super simple. Cant wait to try it out! Sent from my SM-G925P using Tapatalk
  27. optimummind

    Thread [Review] ZeroLemon 3500mah Battery Case

    I've been using this ZeroLemon battery case on and off for my Galaxy S6 Edge in the past couple of months since May and I have to say that I like it a lot!! I've been a fan of ZeroLemon since 2013 when I began using their products for my Galaxy S4 (3000mah & 7500mah batteries) and this product...
  28. optimummind

    Thread Has anyone done Domestic Unlock from Sprint?

    Has anyone who paid full price for their Galaxy S6 or S6E managed to get Sprint to Domestic Unlock their phones? Per the new law, one is entitled to the unlocking if the device was paid in full. Sent from my SPH-L720 using Tapatalk
  29. optimummind

    Thread [OEM] Galaxy S5 Sound Files - UI, Alarms, Ringtones, Notifications

    For those who are interested, here are the original Samsung Galaxy S5 sounds files. Ringtones, UI, Alarms, & Notifications I extracted the audio files from the official Chinese Galaxy S5 tar file. :) https://db.tt/baKFlyZQ
  30. optimummind

    Thread [OEM] Galaxy S5 Sound Files - UI, Alarms, Ringtones, Notifications

    For those who are interested, here are the original Samsung Galaxy S5 sounds files. Ringtones, UI, Alarms, & Notifications I extracted the audio files from the official Chinese Galaxy S5 tar file. :) https://db.tt/baKFlyZQ
  31. optimummind

    Thread [HOW-TO] Update to 4.4.2 NAB & NC5 w/Root from MJ4 Rooted without triggering Knox 0x1

    [HOW-TO] Update to 4.4.2 NAB & NC5 w/Root from MJ4 Rooted without triggering Knox 0x1 This How-to guide will show you how to update from Jellybean MJ4 Android 4.3 with Root and Knox 0x0 to KitKat NAB Android 4.4.2 with Root without triggering the Knox 0x1 Warranty Bit. This guide will be...
  32. optimummind

    Thread [Q] If I root MJ4, can I still flash future updates?

    In about a week, I'll be gifting a Note 3 to my wifey and mom and I'm planning on rooting their phones. Based on what I've read so far, it seems like there is no way to root MJ4 without setting off the Knox flag, am I right? Second question is, once I've rooted MJ4, can I still flash future tar...
  33. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Pink Galaxy Note 3

    Hello, are there any Samsung or Sprint employees here that know whether Sprint will be offering the pink Note 3 in the future? I know one can buy the pink Exynos international Note 3 from places like Newegg but I would like to see my wifey buy and use one on the Sprint network with full LTE...
  34. optimummind

    Thread [OEM] Official v4.3 MJA from Samsung is up~!!

    Yay~! We finally got the Official MJA Android 4.3 tar file~!! :laugh: Download here: http://samsung-updates.com/device/?id=SPH-L720 This will make it possible for you to restore back to a clean 4.3 MJA state. It's for use with the Odin software. -Optimummind
  35. optimummind

    Thread [Q] Does anyone know how to hide app icons in the Drawer?

    Hello fellow N5 users~! I am hoping that someone out there knows the solution to my frustration. Coming from TouchWiz and 3rd party launchers such as Apex and Hololauncher, I'm very used to having the ability to hide app icons inside the app drawer. If I have the apps as shortcuts on my...
  36. optimummind

    Thread Official MF9 tar is up~!

    You can download the official Sprint Galaxy S4 MF9 update tar files here~!! :good::laugh: http://samsung-updates.com/device/?id=SPH-L720
  37. optimummind

    Thread [MOD] Call Recorder Mod (odex & deodexed)

    Discovered this awesome Call Recorder mod today and tried the odex version on my stock, odex, rooted MF9. And it works perfectly. Just download the appropriate file for your setup--odex or deodex--and flash in recovery. :D The rest of my setup is v7.11.13 ktoonsez kernel and Xposed...
  38. optimummind

    Thread Awesome app, must try! Gravity Screen Off

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.plexnor.gravityscreenofffree This app uses your phone's motion, gravity, and proximity sensors to automatically turn on and off your screen so that you don't have to press any keys (software or hardware). For instance, when I put my S4 inside...
  39. optimummind

    Thread Does anyone know how to disable the low-battery notification & sound?

    I dislike the low-battery notification & popup very much. Does anyone know how to disable those features? Is there a file I can just open up and edit to make the changes? I'm on stock odexed MDC with root.
  40. optimummind

    Thread Can someone with the ICS Blu Kuban + Kakaotalk chime in?

    Hello~! I was running the latest Blu Kuban ICS ROM + agat's latest FF18 kernel on my E4GT very well until I had to flash back to Calkulin's v3.0 GB b/c of a problem with Kakaotalk. I can install and open Kakaotalk but as soon as I enter into a Chatroom, the screen goes black and after about...