Inviting all owners of Samsung Galaxy 551General

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  1. rahil.vasaya

    rahil.vasaya New Member

    i have samsung galaxy 551.

    when i send an email thru my cell phone it sends the following codes with my text:

    <pre style="white-space:pre-wrap; word-wrap:break-word">Hello<br><br>How are you.&nbsp; </pre>

    can any one help me, how to remove these codes.

  2. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    1.)Download a replacement keyboard like swype
    2.) There is a seperate thread for live wallpapers I have created.Check it out If you really want it.:rolleyes:
  3. blufmaster

    blufmaster New Member

    I heard from a forum Swype does not work properly with Galaxy 551
  4. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Worked for me.Not much hassles too.:rolleyes:
  5. Witchlett

    Witchlett New Member

    Hi, I have just received my Galaxy551 and would like to select a different tune to certain contacts, can anyone tell me how to do this as I cannot find it in the menu and have been searching different sites most of the evening. I have just found this site and joined as it seems very informative.

    Thank you for you help:)
  6. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Open a contact
    Click options
    select edit
    You can assign ringtone there
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  7. Witchlett

    Witchlett New Member

    Hi, Thank you for your help it was really useful. I hadn't loaded my contacts onto the phone which was another reason why it wouldn't work.

    Thanks again.

  8. TajinderSingh

    TajinderSingh New Member

    Hi everyone,

    Got my Galaxy 551 recently.

    My first smartphone and really good.

    In excitement I rooted it :D, then ran ROM Manager.

    And just broken the working of my Back Button :(

    Now please if anyone can help by providing Original ROM backup of their phone.

    It will be really helpful in this condition as without back button, a lot apps keep running until I end them from task manager.

    Please help.

    Thanks in Advance

    Tajinder Singh
  9. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Before Flashing ,reboot in recovery and perform a factory reset.
    Or run these codes
    *2767*3855# – Hard Reset
    *#*#7780#*#* – Factory Reset
    If you managed to install clockwork mod recovery then I am already impressed .If not then go to this link and Flash using odin.
    Else go to care centre and have it replaced
    P.S :If you have managed to install clockwork mod recovery please post the tutorial on this site.:)
    Disclaimer : Factory and Hard reset wipes off data.Use at your own risk.You and only you are responsible for following these Instructions
  10. khairul anuar

    khairul anuar New Member

    howbout juice defender
  11. khairul anuar

    khairul anuar New Member

    go to the song and long press and you'll get it
  12. chony

    chony New Member

    Hi, anyone can provide me with the original /system/bin/wpa_supplicant file?? I accidentaly changed mine and cant fin the backup!!!

  13. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Cheers !!.What did you change the file with ?
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  14. chony

    chony New Member

    Thanks karandpr!!! you saved my life!! I was trying to activate the ad hocs networks, as you may know, the phone just does not see them, just APs. I read that by replacing that file with another, the phone can, however, I didnt notice that I downloaded the Galaxy S version, not the 551, and it was failing.

    I kept looking and I dont see one for my model. Have you heard something to fix that?

    Thanks again for your file, it is working now!
  15. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Interesting.I dont suppose file of SGS will make a difference since both use the same wpa version 0.6.10 .But from what I know (and tried :eek:),0.5.11 does an infinite reboot and 0.6.10 crashes.
  16. vainsiako

    vainsiako New Member

    helo everyone.
    i had this phone galaxy 551. but i forgot my screen lock pin and cannot open it. could anyone know how? i really2 need your help. please.
  17. Dorian Gray

    Dorian Gray New Member

    Hi guys,

    I get annoying phone calls from a particular number and I intend to block all calls and messages from that number. Also,I don't want any sort of notifications regarding calls from that number. Are there any features within the phone which I can use? I've tried call blockers from the Android market,but I still get missed call notifications. Any free app which blocks call without calls featuring in the call log.

    Please help.

  18. usman123

    usman123 Member

    hey i just bought a samsung galaxy 551 a week ago and even when i have charged the phone for 3 hours the battery widget doesnt show the battery to be 100% and EVEN if sometimes the battery level goes to 100 , when i unplug the charger and use the phone for like 5 minutes , the battery drops to 80% , besides the battery doesnt last 24 hours of moderate use, is it just me or anyone else having the same problem or maybe the battery life of this phone is not so good, any suggestions will be appreciated .
  19. AmanB

    AmanB New Member

    Hey guyz m Aman from mumbai....i have this mobile from past 1 month....have no problems except lagg in doodle jump and angry bird and when you ve used some app....
    Well as now swype has released beta version for samsung 551 one con has been erased but yet it would hav been better if it had live wallpapr and flash so dat i could have seen live match streaming..
    and i have read dat all this can be done by rooting my mobile but i dont know how to so can sum1 tell me the process and also tell whether its safe to do so??? Thanks in advance
  20. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Try the blacklist app from market.
    Handcent and Chomp can hide notifications for blacklisted sms.Blacklisted sms is saved in spam folder.
    I dont think you can totally block a number .Notifications in missed call will come since Phone is integrated in android system

    Almost 20-30 p.c forum is filled with battery complaints .Check the forum on how to save battery.Wait for 2 months you will adjust.

    Check this thread for Live wallpapers.
    Flash wont run on this phone for eternity or till adobe decides to make flash available for V6(Eternity).Flash lite and Skyfire are your options if you want flash.
    If you have rooted the phone ,change the minimum limit of processor to 320 or 480 Mhz .It will consume more battery but games will run smoothly.
  21. spab

    spab New Member

    can u plz tel hw t use dis wifi frm y pc.. is der ne settings i gotta change in ma system.. its not gettin detected... :(:(.. n evn ma usb port is not gettin detected by my system.. can u plz help?
  22. zeusterae

    zeusterae New Member

    I have the samsung galaxy 551, and so far my experience with it is really good, but I would like to know how I can remove the demos (or trial) from the mobile, I mean remove the sims3, guitar hero, tetris trial and wo wants to be millionaire.

    Thanks in advanced!!!
  23. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    The same way you remove a normal app from

    A.)Settings ->Applications ->Manage Applications - > uninstall

    B.)Task Manager - > Package -> uninstall

    C.) Astro File manager/Andexplorer -> uninstall application.

    Now I dont know if where you live .Chances are some apps have been slipped in your ROM by your carrier. Then you will have to resort to Flashing generic ROM from samsung. :D.
  24. saketmk

    saketmk New Member

    hey guys is our galaxy s 551 compatible with gingerbread tht is android 2.3
  25. karandpr

    karandpr Well-Known Member

    Of course it is.LG op1 has ported CM 7 and is expected to have a 2.3 update in july or so.
    Samsung is not interested in giving us any updates ,so we are stuck to froyo.(Maybe forever).
    Compatible ,yes,feasible ,no.:)

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