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Old 30th January 2013, 14:05   #13651
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Please show me ONE original firmware which is good? Especially Samsung?

The whole custom ROM industry came about only because of crappy bloatware loaded firmwares!
I am on a leaked stock German JB ROM for my Note (n-7000). It is much better than the paranoid Android custom JB ROM I was on prior to this. I know this is probably an exception as it's a first for me too after every one of the custom ROMs (Pre-JB) I tried used to better the stock ones. In this case I was pleasantly surprised to say the least.
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Old 30th January 2013, 15:17   #13652
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Guys,

I am looking for an app / software which lets me sync my contacts between gmail and outlook. Everytime i edit or add a contact on my phone or gmail it syncs automatically between the 2. But i need the same for outlook too.

Any software / app or method please let me know. Tried looking up on google but it seems the google sync is not available for free gmail ids and is only available for business ids.

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Did you try Touchdown? It is the only robust app I've seen for interfacing with your Exchange/Outlook account. But it's a paid app.

The other option is in-built (native) mail app in Android. It has become a lot better since Froyo/GB days. You can choose to sync only contacts and de-select mails etc.
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Old 30th January 2013, 18:34   #13653
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Guys,

I'm confused, Nexus 4 available in stock while LG 4X HD is offered at steal price of 20999/- on homeshop18.

Need some help to decide.

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Old 30th January 2013, 19:34   #13654
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How good is the LG Optimus 4X HD at 21K ? Available today on Homeshop 18's superdeals..
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Old 30th January 2013, 20:27   #13655
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Did you try Touchdown? It is the only robust app I've seen for interfacing with your Exchange/Outlook account. But it's a paid app.
He is using Outlook client to access gmail only. So if he updates his contacts in his address book, he wants it to be synced with google server and his phone.

I think that should happen by default.

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Old 30th January 2013, 21:53   #13656
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How good is the LG Optimus 4X HD at 21K ? Available today on Homeshop 18's superdeals..
I am using this phone for almost 2 months now. The phone is super vfm. Quad core, ips display, 1 gb ram, 2150 mah battery etc. The battery life is also decent.

I would say that at 21k its an absolute bargain. Don't miss it.

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Guys, which android phone, Main use is camera,whatsapp, music and bit of surfing. Budget near about 16-17k.

Need to gift someone and it has to be android. I am looking forward to Xperia Neo L, One V, Desire X.

Among them One V has best camera, Already have tested them and inclined towards One V.

Even i am using it too

Any more suggestion ?

P.S No xolo X900, To whom i want to gift, doesn't want one, Just because of lava name with it
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Old 30th January 2013, 23:18   #13658
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He is using Outlook client to access gmail only. So if he updates his contacts in his address book, he wants it to be synced with google server and his phone.

I think that should happen by default.
Yes it should happen by default, unless sync is switched off in Account settings!
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Old 30th January 2013, 23:18   #13659
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Comparing the 4X HD with the Nexus 4, here are some main differences.

Nexus | 4X HD
2gb RAM | 1gb RAM
No microsd card slot | microsd card slot
Non-removable battery | removable battery
Awesome rom development support | Hardly any support because of locked bootloader
Rear made up of glass hence various reports of it breaking | Not so brittle

Also, one of the best advantages is the quick OTG updates in case of stock ROM's in the Nexus 4.
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Guys, which android phone, Main use is camera,whatsapp, music and bit of surfing. Budget near about 16-17k.

Need to gift someone and it has to be android. I am looking forward to Xperia Neo L, One V, Desire X.

Among them One V has best camera, Already have tested them and inclined towards One V.

Even i am using it too

Any more suggestion ?

P.S No xolo X900, To whom i want to gift, doesn't want one, Just because of lava name with it
Consider Xperia Sola - prices have been slashed to 14K on flipkart.
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Old 31st January 2013, 09:15   #13661
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Comparing the 4X HD with the Nexus 4, here are some main differences.

Nexus | 4X HD
2gb RAM | 1gb RAM
No microsd card slot | microsd card slot
Non-removable battery | removable battery
Awesome rom development support | Hardly any support because of locked bootloader
Rear made up of glass hence various reports of it breaking | Not so brittle

Also, one of the best advantages is the quick OTG updates in case of stock ROM's in the Nexus 4.
Nice comparison. But you missed out on one important point.

Nexus 4 has no warranty covered in India.where as LG 4X is with Indian warranty.
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I am on a leaked stock German JB ROM for my Note (n-7000). It is much better than the paranoid Android custom JB ROM I was on prior to this. I know this is probably an exception as it's a first for me too after every one of the custom ROMs (Pre-JB) I tried used to better the stock ones. In this case I was pleasantly surprised to say the least.
Even am surprised to find the latest stock 4.1.2 is smoother and faster than any custom ROMs available. I used to get 2 days battery life on moderate use where I used to hardly get max of 1.5 days even from stock ICS and custom ROMs from various bases. BTW am running with official Spain version with custom kernel on my AT&T SII. Even the leak version was butter smooth but the official version is totally different

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I updated the music player on my stock Motorola Defy Plus after updates appeared on the Play store(Tunewiki update). Now, I have the following issues:
Music Player doesn't work from the car dock application.
FM player is gone. It prompts to download a separate FM player app.
Bluetooth audio streaming on my Figo has changed. Earlier, after selecting BTA as a source, I could start playing directly from the HU by pressing the Next track button. Now, I need to press Play on my Defy Plus for it to start playing. This is a big annoyance.

Can I revert back to the original stock FM player app? If so, is it a complex process? Please help!
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I updated the music player on my stock Motorola Defy Plus after updates appeared on the Play store(Tunewiki update). Now, I have the following issues:
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Can I revert back to the original stock FM player app? If so, is it a complex process? Please help!
Found an option under Settings > Applications > Music Player to uninstall updates. This seems to have reverted it back to its original state.
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Hey Guys,

FInally updated my trusty Nokia E63 and have gone Android with the Samsung Galaxy S3, I am completly noob in terms of Android. Are there any pointers to consider for the optimum useage of the phone.

So far I am facing one issue, I have syncd the phone with my FB and Gmail account. Now the contact book shows Multiple names for different apps, meaning the: 1 for FB, 1 for Gmail, 1 for whatsapp and 1 for Phone numbers. I am unable to link these 4 together to show 1 name and all info in that. Need help in sorting this issue!
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