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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sc2dave, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    Hi.I'm new to these types of phones.What can i do to increase its performance? Updates? How do i send pics to ,say,photobucket?I don't think i got a booklet with this info such as sending pics with texts,etc.Thanks. Dave
     



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  2. det1726

    det1726 Android Enthusiast

    There is a free market app that links to photobucket, it's called snapbucket
     
  3. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    how do i delete some of these apps that came with the phone?
     
  4. nycnyc

    nycnyc Well-Known Member

    You can only delete a few, but you can go to the settings then go to applications and then go to manage apps.
     
  5. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    thanks.What app is there to replace my gps unit?
     
  6. bwestover

    bwestover Newbie

    Android comes with Google Maps and Google Navigator. They work with the phone's builtin A-GPS receiver.

    Google maps is nice because its updated constantly with new data on locations.

    The big downside to the system, is that it requires an internet connection to work, at least you need internet to calculate a route. If you lose connection en route, it'll still get you there, but you won't be able to set any new destinations.

    It also chews through battery, so get a car charger.

    I find I can use my phone most of the time for navigation, but I keep a garmin Nuvi on hand as well, for when I'm outside of coverage.
     
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  8. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    I've tried d/ling firefox but it doesn't allow me.I think it says that it's not compatible?.
     
  9. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Android Expert


    Increase performance, speed or battery?

    Speed, keep an eye on your phones internal memory, they tend to slow a bit when memory gets low. Move what apps you can to SD (maybe get a bigger card too, useful once root is attained as well as immediately for pics and stuff.).
    Live wall papers and stuff (like my crazy home launcher) can help slow your phone when memory is low to but not as bad as some phones I've owned. I had 100 user apps installed yesterday and finally hit the lag threshold around 60mb free internal memory.

    Other than that the performance isn't bad.

    Battery?
    Just use the power control widget to turn stuff off that you aren't using.
     
  10. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    Is there any firefox app that's compatible with my phone?
     
  11. Mbacks

    Mbacks Lurker

    Hello just need to know if trying to root mess up my admire
     
  12. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    I tried sending a pic to a friend but he said he never rec'd it. the phne said sent.I took pic,then hit share,messaging,n picked their name the after a while later it said sent.Why didn't he receive it?also, what is "root" a phone?
     
  13. DarkFalcon

    DarkFalcon Newbie

    Does your friend have MMS capability on his phone and service provider?

    Root means that you have "full administrative access" to your phone and can make changes that the manufacturer and service provider have prevented you from making and/or are locked down. Rooting your phone allows you to remove built in applications that you do not use or do not want.
     
  14. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    Yes, he does have MMS capability.
     
  15. sc2dave

    sc2dave Member
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    How do i go about rooting my phone?
     
  16. DarkFalcon

    DarkFalcon Newbie

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The Samsung Admire release date was September 2011. Features and Specs include a 3.5" inch screen, 3MP camera, GB RAM, processor, and 1600mAh battery.

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