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sprint hero user guide (cool!)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SDscorch, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. SDscorch

    SDscorch Well-Known Member
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    check it out! here
     

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  2. ChrisPlague

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    people actually read the user guides??? :thinking:
     
  3. slbailey1

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    Yes, this guide I'm reading. I may even read it twice before Friday.
     
  4. SDscorch

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    eh.. why not?
    :)

    its a new OS (to me) - will be nice to be able to actually use it when i get it!
     
  5. sr1982

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    i will be scanning though this myself. If I or anyone comes across some cool or interesting things please post in this thread.
     
  6. SDscorch

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    someone already noted "mobile network sharing" ("tethering" by another name)



    see pg 108 (or type in 118 in the PDF page number)
     
  7. twospirits

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    ^ Thats good to know. Will come in handy in case my 4g modem dies on me.

    TS
     
  8. Edaze55

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    Heres hoping Sprint doesnt strip it out.
     
  9. twospirits

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    Well if they take it out then theres always PDAnet.
     
  10. ShiftNo

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    I would LOVE to be able to turn a Hero into a mobile wireless hot spot, using Wifi Tether. I sure hope this is doable on Sprint's Hero. ;)
     
  11. mfowler70

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    Something I've noticed in all the videos I've watched on this device, and I've just noticed the same thing on page 3 (pdf page 12) in the Quick Start Guide.

    Is it just me, or is the mic hole off-center just a hair to the left?
     
  12. trick202

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    I am genuinely excited for you all waiting on this handset.

    I think the mods should sticky an official "unboxing now" thread for you all.
     
  13. SDscorch

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    haha! yeah - a lot of phones are like that! i've noticed that!

    i think the way sound works, an inch one way or the other doesn't produce any noticeable difference - but you'd think you'd want it on the centerline so that a call while holding it to your right ear or left ear would be the same huh?



    (gee.. maybe just a lil OCD there??)
    j/k!!
    :p
     
  14. jdog

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    If all else fails you can root your phone and do this. My friend on Sprint did this and so did I on my Google Ion on T-mobile, it's pretty sweet.
     
  15. ShiftNo

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    There have been concerns that Sprint may have made it harder to root. I wonder if there's any truth to this...?
     
  16. Slug

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    I reckon we'll know the answer to that in 12hrs or so. :)
     
  17. ShiftNo

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    Yes, I sure hope so! In fact... I hope somebody tries it right away. If it's rootable, I think I'll try to buy it this weekend. :)
     
  18. Edaze55

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    I thought it was Google that made it harder to root.
     
  19. ShiftNo

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    I may be wrong. That could be it.
     
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