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Old 6th June 2011, 17:32   #3691
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Old 6th June 2011, 17:47   #3692
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The only practical 3G plan is the Rs 675 one. All others will explode on android

Welcome - in all chance the battery would be fully charged! Just drop an email to letsbuy with the battery scan/image/details - they will revert in a few days with the bill with battery number!
Thanks.

But I think while doing the initial setups, I goofed up somewhere. Most probably becuase I chose to format the sd card that came with it.
The phone does start now, but I am not getting past the initial screen that shows the date and time. I am getting a symbol with an unlock item on the left and a hand on the right pointing to it. I remember searching for updates during setup as the last item when things were fine.
I do see 3 updates now on the top menu, but am not getting anywhere. I had also setup my gmail account and it gave a message that it was done.

None of the buttons are taking me anywhere. Any clues?
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Old 6th June 2011, 18:12   #3693
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That is weird - sounds like your user data got deleted by some reason. You need to send us a screenshot or just delete user data and restart in the worst case.

PS: synced your contacts from the old phone, right?
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My apologies---shows how much a novice I am to touch phones. My son solved the problem in a jiffy. All that was needed was to drag the unlock icon to the extreme right

Meanwhile, I do see gmail working fine, and a helluva lot of contacts imported from gmail. I've not yet imported the contacts from the sim card, as I plan to put it back in my old phone and copy all contacts from the phone memory into the sim first, and then put the sim in the Defy to import those.

I wonder why maps and latitudes are not working with a 'network error' message, when gmail is working fine.

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Guys,

A simple question - has anyone used any of those Gameloft or other suchlike games?

There is a severe keeda inside of me to get some games (yes, i'm talking of paying!) - but I cant figure out which ones. Without even a demo, its a random risk since phone games can sometimes be really pakau for one and engaging for the other (unlike total awesomeness such Quake III)!
Hi buddy, I've been running Fast5 from gameloft of my HTC HD2 for the past week or so. The game app works remarkably well and haven't had any issues till date. The game app is 22mb after installation and the data folder is approx 450-500 MB.
Localing the game for obvious reasons (read size) is a bit slow but afterwards is great.
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So I did mailbox set up for wifey's iPhone 4 yesterday & I quite liked the single mailbox which can be used to configure more than one mailbox(Gmail/yahoo etc etc)

I know even BB allows to configure more than one account.

Is there a similar app for Android?
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@technocrat - did you mean to see all the mail in one inbox? otherwise android 2.2 onwards allows you to configure upto 10 gmail addresses on your phone
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Yes, all mail in one mailbox, I am on stock 2.2.1
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K-9 Mail?
There might be other alternatives but right now I am changing my ROM to Leedroid GB and can't check the alternatives!
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Thanks K9 looks good & very close to what I wanted
And the award for not checking the Default apps before posting goes to me

There is a default mail app in my phone which strangely I forgot about, Its much better than K9. SO I ahve configured the mails there & uninstalled K9.
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Guys,
Did anyone try the Yahoo mail app from Yahoo Inc.
It's the official app from Yahoo.
There are two apps actually, one for mail and other for entertainment, searches, etc.
Install the Mail app.
I am loving it. You can add multiple accounts. Also it's very close to the actual Yahoo mail on the web . Same smiley's option as on the web mail.
Though a bit of a memory hog, but a good app and can't move to SD card.
This will help me keep my Yahoo account clean of Spams, otherwise I hardly used to login.
You guys would also like it.
Here's the link
https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result
I have been using it from quite sometime on my Galaxy S. Initially it was very buggy (starting with Eclairs). Nothing much changed in Froyo as well. But on Gingerbread, it finally works well without any FC'ing and its fast too unlike on the previous firmwares.
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Here's a couple of apps

Cam Card
- Scan business card, extract every line of info (with great accuracy) and converts to phone book entry.
https://market.android.com/details?i...intsig.BCRLite

Join Me
- Control your desktop from anywhere.
https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result

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any Tango users ? This works across both iOS and Android, and I found the voice and video quality to be of very good quality.

for starters, this is Voice+Video over IP app, for mobile-to-mobile calling.
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Finally updated my SGS to Ginger bread last night.

I do not see much difference before and after, ya batter backup looks like nokia (read amazingg)


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Meanwhile, I do see gmail working fine, and a helluva lot of contacts imported from gmail. I've not yet imported the contacts from the sim card, as I plan to put it back in my old phone and copy all contacts from the phone memory into the sim first, and then put the sim in the Defy to import those.

I wonder why maps and latitudes are not working with a 'network error' message, when gmail is working fine.
Its very simple. Save the contacts from the previous phone to a CSV file. upload into your gmail. Solved
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A short review on the Samsung Galaxy s2

Look and feel - If you have used Galaxy S and felt it was light, S2 is even more lighter and bigger. And Galaxy S which my wife has feels very heavy now. But the phone feels better for bigger hands. For small hands it felt a bit uneasy.

Screen - The screen is a little brighter and crisper than the original galaxy.

Speed - There is nothing that slows down this phone. From having few dozen applications open and still opening a web page or camera takes less than a second. As advertised the phone is the fastest we have seen.

Voice clarity - Nothing to worry about here. Its good as it was with galaxy S as well.

Video playback - Plays every damn file you throw at it. Even the older galaxy failed to open some files. And the speed at which the device opens these files is just amazing. One need not wait to load a video and watch. Its all instantaneous.

More will update as i use the phone more.
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My defy too now on the latest rc0! Faced a few jitters before the rc0 could load up properly, I Faced the issue of white triangle with exclamation mark, multiple reboots somehow solved the issue.

Cant tell much difference, overall its nice.

Iam still to find an tethering app which does full infrastructure mode!
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I have been using it from quite sometime on my Galaxy S. Initially it was very buggy (starting with Eclairs). Nothing much changed in Froyo as well. But on Gingerbread, it finally works well without any FC'ing and its fast too unlike on the previous firmwares.
Hey Pranxter, I am on Froyo and the app has been working well, no FC issues at all. I disabled the push notification from both my yahoo accounts so it's not hogging much of memory now. May be the app must be evolving when you installed it first but now it looks fairly stable.
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A short review on the Samsung Galaxy s2

More will update as i use the phone more.
Hey thanks for that quick review. I am probably going to get mine tom. How much did you get it for?
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