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Note 2 SGH-l317M multi view problem? Bell

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pbnj1, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. pbnj1

    pbnj1 Lurker
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    Hey guys I have a note 2 with Bell Canada I know that some people haven't been able to get this option here in Canada but the only stuff I found online was from back in November. Has anything happened? My friend has this multi view on his note 2 so I just found this weird. Is it the phone that needs an update or is just me being handicapped and just haven't figured it out yet? if it is me, can someone please link me to a video or a write up of how to get this done. If it is the update, is there any date that this is coming out? I just switched from an Iphone and dont understand how some phones get updated/have the ability to do things and others dont?

  2. NeoGrandizer

    NeoGrandizer Android Expert

    I have a Telus Note 2 and no multiview. Your friend probably either rooted and installed a custom ROM or has an international one. Although I believe the original Note was slated for a JB update early this month. So maybe we'll see the update at that time.
  3. zc1

    zc1 Well-Known Member

    Bell Note 2 here as well with no update, yet.
  4. pbnj1

    pbnj1 Lurker
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    Im pretty sure hes with telus actually and trust me, he is the last person who would understand how to root his phone.

    Also he bought the phone through telus who I doubt offers euro phones
  5. NeoGrandizer

    NeoGrandizer Android Expert

    Really? I have 3 Telus Note 2s and none of them have multiscreen capabilities. Nothing OTA or KIES. Also keeping an eye out for the Rogers Note JB update. As far as I know, there is no multiscreen for the Canadian Note 2 yet.
  6. pbnj1

    pbnj1 Lurker
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    Well I was more curious about the video viewing while being able to work in the background. I assumed that it would be possible to do that while watching youtube or netflix but I was incorrect. Figured out that I can only do that with movies I put onto the phone from my computer and not steaming videos....too bad :S

    Another question if I may, are we able to change the LED colour on the note 2? I thought this phone allowed it but I may be mistaken for the S3
  7. NeoGrandizer

    NeoGrandizer Android Expert

    Not aware of that. Nothing in the settings I can find that will do it. Maybe through an app, but not on the phone itself.
  8. pbnj1

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  9. 10sNinja

    10sNinja Newbie

    I'm with Rogers, no updates as of yet. Anyway, it's always great to see a Canadian presence on this forum.
  10. Cid67

    Cid67 Member

    I can stream youtube or any video in a seperate window while doing something else Im on bell but dont ask how I do it cause I have no idea..lol just got the phone a couple weeks ago
    I'll try & figure it out then try & explain how tho..lol
  11. NeoGrandizer

    NeoGrandizer Android Expert

    I know Video Player allows a pop-up window to view while doing other things. When playing a video in Video Player, you'll see a window icon with a diagonal arrow pointing to a smaller window on the bottom right corner. Press that and you'll get the pop-up video window.

    However, not aware of it being able to stream videos via youtube or netflix. If you are doing it, please let me know! :D

    Edit: At least there are some developers that are starting to implement it without the need to root. ezPDF and Moon Reader+ have added multi-window support on my Note 10.1. So I expect to see this on the Note 2.
  12. Curtoid

    Curtoid Lurker

    I've got a Telus Note 2 here in Bolton (North of Toronto) and I do not have the multi-view either. We'll have to wait for the 4.1.2 update.....no release date announced for it yet.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 release date was September 2012. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 8MP camera, 2GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 3100mAh battery.

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