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  1. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    Totally inappropriate thread, I know, but I just want to say it anyway:

    Because I lost my S2 while enjoying one (OK, maybe two :D) beer to many at a concert, I've been away from these forums for a while (been hanging around the A**le groupies :eek:). Lovely to see that most of the regulars I met in the S2 forums (ironass, Sidney99, Hawker to name but a few) are here, doing their usual 'thing' and also helping a lot of other users. I've been reading through a couple of the threads here and it feels like coming home ;)

    The friendly bantering is the sole reason I chose the S4 over the HTC One and the Sony Experia Z :rolleyes:

    It arrives tomorrow :)

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  2. dynomot

    dynomot VIP Member VIP Member

    Yes I felt like I'd come home when I got my SGS4 :) welcome back!

    When you get it, and if you decide to root I hope it has an older firmware without the locked bootloader. I'm sure Ironass' guide will help.
  3. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Well-Known Member

    Wise choice, it's streets ahead of the s2 and those overpriced Apple thingies
  4. sntaylor

    sntaylor Well-Known Member Contributor

    Welcome back :) it's maybe worth thinking about rooting before you get it, then you can avoid any ota updates with locked boot loaders like dyno says :)
  5. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    O, there's no mistake there: it WILL be rooted the first time I connect it to my laptop! I've been reading through ironass's guide(s), and I think I shouldn't have too much trouble.

    But then again, if I run into any trouble I'm sure I will find enough help here :D
  6. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    I was lucky enough to get one without the locked bootloader. So thanks to ironass's guide it's rooted and running DjeMBeY's rom :D

    I'm looking for some mods now, most important the 'back to kill' I used to have on my S2. Anybody know if it's out there for my i9505 somewhere?
  7. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Well-Known Member

    it's part of 3minit framework, which is well worth flashing to ur phone

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2276611
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  8. dynomot

    dynomot VIP Member VIP Member


    Try the 3minit framework and app. It makes JKay look limited.
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  9. dynomot

    dynomot VIP Member VIP Member

    Ninjaed! :)
  10. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    I'm looking into that right now (Google can find some amazing things, really a recommendable site! ;) ). Which version should I download if I have flashed Djembey's flashable zip? If I read correctly, it's MH8 and I cannot find that one in the downloads on XDA...
  11. alicepattinson

    alicepattinson Well-Known Member

    Well, that's good to hear from you choosing the SGS4
  12. dynomot

    dynomot VIP Member VIP Member

    The latest framework is MH1 I believe. You could do a Nandroid and try it. I would wait myself. Also is Djembey's MH8 deodexed? If not any version of 3minit won't work. Seriously borked my SGS4 making that mistake.
  13. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    It is DeOdexed, or so it says in the summary ironass posted here. I think I'll wait for MH8 to appear. I see a lot more discussion about it on XDA
  14. Sydney99

    Sydney99 Well-Known Member

    I have read, but not tested myself!! that MH1 framework does work on MH8
  15. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    I came across some mentions of that too. Something about the sound settings not working. Tempted to give it a try tonight. I'll let you know.
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  16. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    Hmmm, that didn't work as I thought it would... Flashed the framework, reboot phone and... nothing. Just the Sammy logo for a VERY long time... :(

    Lucky for me I was able to reboot into recovery mode and reflash Djembey's rom. I'll wait for the MH8 framework :eek:
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  17. ironass

    ironass Well-Known Member

    MGG framework should work on MH8.
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  18. Marc1969

    Marc1969 Well-Known Member

    And as usual, ironass comes to save the day ;) Looks like MGG does the trick! Thanks!
  19. dynomot

    dynomot VIP Member VIP Member

    Don't tell him........




    but he knows his stuff
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