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  1. Amaeloeze

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    So i'm having a problem with my screen, it's very sensitive. I keep touching things on accident that i don't want to touch. Is anyone else having this problem too, or is it only me?
     

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    That does happen sometimes. One thing I noticed, and I've seen others mention it, is if you try to drag a shortcut it doesn't always work right. I noticed that if I use pretty much all of my thumb to highlight it and drag it, then it works. Makes the game Solipskier a bitch to play.

    Dragging on the Prevail was a lot better, so it's surprising that this phone wouldn't be the same. I wonder if that's something that could be fixed in a phone update, or if that's not possible unless a component is replaced.
     
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    im having the same issue. its the only issue i have found with the phone with 8 days use.
     
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    Yes I am also having this problem, especially in the browser makes it very hard to use at times.
     
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    I have to agree, dragging the apps around is hit or miss, mostly miss. It seems as if I can only drag it one space at a time, up down or sideways, and then, sometimes, it doesn't always move. :thinking:
     
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    We'll probably find a way to change the speed with root
     
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    That's good to hear, will probably just wait to root it till you guys have the bugs worked out. :)
     
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    It's already rooted, we just need to know the file. There could already be an app in the market place that deals with stuff like this.
     
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    This screen issue is driving me crazy. Anyone have any news on fixing it?

    Does any NOT have this issue? Could have been a bad batch of phones.

    Found this possible solution, going to try it now:
    http://android.modaco.com/topic/309...ity-only-tested-on-liquide-110005-based-roms/

    Couldn't get this to work. The input variables are very different on the Ultra. Plus, this is a little over my head as I am not very familiar with Linux.
     
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    I'm pretty used to it now.
     
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    As am I, never really had THAT much of a problem with it...
     
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    I found something interesting that makes me think it may not be a hardware problem. If you try to drag with two fingers on the screen, it works pretty much like you would expect it to. Try holding an icon on the home screen, touching somewhere else, then dragging. Works just fine. Same is true in games with screen controls.
     
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    No! You were my only hope that this would be fixed quickly. :(
     
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    Interesting, glad you found this tip out. It works perfectly like that. I shure hope some one fixes this isue though, but until then its two fingerd at a time. Great find!
     
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    I contacted Samsung about this and here is the very unsatisfying response I got back:

    "Thank you for your inquiry. We apologize for any inconvenience you have with your Samsung Transform Ultra.

    Unfortunately, we are unable to speculate when/if this software revision might be available due to the fact that this might lead to inaccurate information and confusion.

    Should this become available, it will be posted on our website in the Samsung Download Center."
     
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    What is there contact info? Maybe if we all complain somthing will be done faster!
     
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    Not a bad idea. Everyone, please harass Samsung so they will fix this.

    toll free number: 1-800-726-7864
    Samsung
     
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    So I called the Samsung Support number above. The tech was actually very competent and helpful, but he said my call was the first he had heard about the problem and that there were no scheduled updates for the phone. I'm hoping that publicizing this problem will motivate them to fix it, especially before they release the Ultra on Sprint. I have a day or two left to return the phone, and I'm debating whether to take my chances that this will be fixed in a reasonable time.
     
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    :(

    I know I should probably try to stop thinking about it, but this issue and Samsung's unwillingness to commit to fixing it has me very upset. I can't play my emulators and I can't move things around properly, and the phone just doesn't work like its supposed to. I was too busy to return it to the store last week, so I'm stuck with it now. I've made several attempts to get an answer from Samsung about what the deal is with this and haven't been able to get a straight response. $250 may not mean much to Samsung, but it means a lot to me, and I expect when I pay that much for something that it will work like its supposed to. They will probably fix this eventually, but it just seems irresponsible and arrogant to me that they would release the phone with such a significant problem and not take responsibility for fixing it. Samsung, you are officially on my shit list.
     
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    Is it really that bothersome to you guys? I learned to live with it, and I play emulators just fine.
     
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    not an issue with me any more, still a fix for it would be nice, but just use two fingers when needed and it fixes the problem.
     
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    How?
     
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    Either by using the on screen controls (works just fine for me) or using the physical keyboard.
     
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    It's hard to play Sentinel3 Home world!!!!:(
     
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    it does make Swype unusable.
     

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