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  1. feelinfroggy9

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    I know some might not want to admit it but YES there is lag with the note. It is NOT as snappy as the s2. I love this phone i just with it was as fast as the s2. And what the heck is with the 800mg of ram?!?!?! C Mon att. My question is Will ics fix most of these problems? I can live with the ram. But the lag is unacceptable. And when is ics coming? Your thoughts please guys.:mad:
     

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    I hope so because i love my note i just wish it didn't lag on simple things like opening contacts or phone dialer i wait forever for Facebook to open also.
     
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    Dude i know i love this phone. I really don't want to ga back to s2 but you said it earlier its the simple stuff that lags. Lock screen,contacts, phone, opening and closing browser. OH! And the stock browser is terrible. Even on wifi i still get boxes when i scroll. So annoying. Keyboard is like a s:(plit second behind. Man i hope they fix it.
     
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    I'm not noticing any lag. If you're talking about the 1 second pause before the apps pull up, I barely consider that lag.
     
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    No noticeable lag for me, either. But, I'm also not running any custom launchers, widgets, etc.

    Phone is very responsive.
     
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    Same here, this is the snappiest phone I have ever had and I love it. Now sure what the fuss is about with the lag because even on my monster PC that is built like a super computer, I get occasional "lag" on stuff. Just the nature of computing. :)
     
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    My phone lags opening basic things and its more than one second. when i hit my contacts list i can count 1 2 3 and on 4 it comes up so you guys tell me thats normal? email is the same way hell even when tapping the applications or into setting it will do this. sometimes its blistering fast mostly it's really slow. my phone is stock no launchers nothing its stock. i have read reports online of others having this problem too.
     
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    Ok, your case is a bit more extreme as mine has NO issues with any of the apps you mentioned. :(

    Mine is completely stock as well. No non-stock launchers or anything like that.

    My suggestion would be to try a full, clean, factory reset and see if that helps. Something in the load may have been pooched?

    If that does not help, maybe an exchange.
     
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    I have a theory that something is going on with the processor management on some phones but it is difficult to test

    Do you guys have cpu spy? install it and check the speeds at the end of day compared to screen on times.

    I think the processor in some notes is getting "stuck" at lower speeds but it's just a silly hunch at this point.

    I know a few have exchanged their devices and found that the lag was actually because the phone was defective
     
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    Not getting any real lag over here... I come from an iphone, and while it's definitely not as smooth as that, there's also a whole heck of a lot more going on inside this phone than my iphone.

    If you're concerned with lag, rooting tends to help doesn't it?
     
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    I have noticable lag too on my Note, but it doesn't bother me much. I'm coming from an iPhone 4S so I can definitely notice the difference. I'm sure the ICS update will fix such issues as lag.
     
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    I have the Telus version which is the same as the ATT one but with NO bloat ware. Just a clean stock rom.

    I have NO lag opening the dialer or any application, or lock screen. And I mean NO lag.

    Try CPU spy. I am not sure if ATT decided to modify the kernel and which CPU governor is controlling the phone.

    I'm desperately waiting for someone to create a rooted Telus rom/kernel. I'm not using anything built from ATT.

    Sent from my SGH-I717D using Tapatalk 2 Beta-5
     
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    I use to always run my phone in power save mode and it use to lag pretty bad, turned power save mode off and have not had any lag since.
     
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    I also have lag on my note, i came from using a moto photon with the latest version available of android for the device and i was able to run widgets and background apps with very little to almost always no lag , and with my note i cant even run half of the widgets or background apps because it lags very harsh ... i reset my phone twice and still experience the lag , i run hidden lock, widget locker , HD widgets, beautiful widgets , fb widgets etc nothing that a phone with that much power could not handle , and why does the OS on my note eat the ram so much?? if any info or suggestions to improve my performance on my note i would appreciate it ... thanks
     
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    I updated my note ith the at&t leaked version of ICS amd it nearly killed my note. ICS made my phone slow,laggy, and freeze up sometimes. Definitely not as fast as gingerbread. I upgraded back to 2.3.6 and everything is good now.
     
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    I would bet it was just a bad flash.

    Rinse and repeat, following OP instructions to a "T" (assuming you tried flashing Dgr8's ICS ROM from XDA).

    Good luck to you either way.

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    I'm using a Rogers Galaxy Note LTE SGH-i717R and experience some lag only when waking the phone. After that though, it's pretty responsive. It does have some Rogers bloatware in it, but I don't run them and just taking up room in the phone.

    I have Power Saving mode enabled only if I dip below 30%. Even with that, it pops up a window asking if I want to enable it or not.

    But it's running good so far.
     
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    Completely stock here and haven't self bloated either. Runs nicely. I get the occasional studder but not "lag".

    I do get lag from my class 2 sd card though, but that's not the phone's fault.
     
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    Ok guys i took the advice of some here on the board and hard reset my note and i must say something must have been a miss because this phone is now very fast and lag free so far. i recommend to anyone that is considering getting rid of the note to do this b4 you do. 100% satisfied thanks guys for the help:)
     
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    Just returned my s2 and picked up a note for $250 off contract. I couldn't pass up the deal. This phone is amazing looking(especially in white), but I've already noticed that it's nowhere near as smooth as the s2 and certain apps are glitchy. Any thoughts on why that would be or if there's a quick fix? I could go back to the s2 for $140 off contract, but this screen is soooo nice.
     
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    How did you get this phone for 250 without a contract?
     
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    Check out hard reset mine was brand new just a few days old and i still had to hard reset and now my phone is smooth running.
     
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    It's a secret...it took me a total of 8 hours and 4 stores. The rep was super nice and he gave me 60% off the msrp. It can be done if they owe you a favor for some reason. It really does depend on the rep. I got really lucky. 99% of the time you either have to pay full price or get the contract deal. I thought for sure something would go wrong when he was checking me out. When i walked out of the store I was in shock. It'll never happen again in my lifetime!
     
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    Thanks! Hard reset worked. It's a noticeable difference. Wonder what the deal is with that?
     
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    I don't know but i read on here that it may have been the Cpu getting hung up because something wasn't installed correctly from factory. i could honestly count 1 2 3 4 and my browser would open and literally all my other apps like contact and calculator. even the phone dialer would lag when i pressed a number key and when texting it was god awful. but now it is smooth fast and No lag what so ever. glad i could pass on the knowledge.
     

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