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    How to sync Google Photos

    Hi. I have a lot of photos (and videos) that are on Google Photos. It used to be that when a took a picture with my phone, it saved to a folder on my microSD card (msd) and then was automatically backed up to Google Photos. I then ran out of space on my msd and the photos (and videos) got out...
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    S3 i9300 stuck on DOWNLOADING mode and cannot recover through ODIN

    I will give this a last chance before I am throwing this piece of junk out of the window. Galaxy S3 i9300 doesn't turn on at all. Stuck on logo. Recovery mode (VOLUME UP) doesn't work at all. Shows white and black screen. Before that used to be stuck at DOWNLOAD MODE forever. Custom mod...
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    Hend free problem

    Hi How to remove samsung s3 on hendfree mode No hendfree connect?
  4. Android News

    CyanogenMod 14.1 nightlies are now available for the OnePlus X, Moto G4 and more

    We're starting to see more and more devices receiving nightly builds for CM14.1, and the latest batch includes the following. . . - Samsung Galaxy S III, Sprint model (d2spr) - OnePlus X (onyx) - Motorola Moto E 2015 (otus) - Motorola Moto E original (condor) - Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus...
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    S3 freezes with google account and internet

    Hi all, My old Galaxy S3 started freezing randomly during the day and always while charging overnight. Although I now have a S7, I tried to fix the S3 for my girlfriend (and not produce too much electronic waste for the environment). I have gotten this far: I can do factory reset and...
  6. Jackomo87505

    Print a Text Message?

    Please tell me how to print a text message on my AT&T Galaxy S3. Thank you
  7. Android News

    CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly builds are now available on the Galaxy S III, Moto X 2014, and more

    The folks behind CM14.1 are rolling out nightly build support for a new batch of devices including. . . - BQ Aquaris E5 4G (vegetalte) - HTC One Max (t6) - HTC One Max (Verizon) (t6vzw) - LG G3 (Canada) (d852) - Motorola Moto X 2014 (victara) - Oppo Find 7a (find7) - Oppo Find 7s...
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    An S3 that doesn't like my operator

    Hi, my no-brand Galaxy S III GT-I9300 was working fine running CyanogenMod-13.0 nightly with my Vodafone Italy sim card, until I used for some weeks a sim from the italian operator Tre. When that contract expired I discovered that my phone didn't accept anymore sim cards from the italian...
  9. Androgamer91

    Root Do any custom roms that work with safestrap allow overclocking cpu?

    Hi, I have a verizon samsung galaxy s3 running stock rom and android 4.4.2. I am only interested in overclocking this phone's cpu. I am rooted and I am no longer with verizon and i am now using a different sim. So no issues there. But in order to overclock, I would need a custom rom and/or...
  10. Android News

    CyanogenMod 14.1 now support the Samsung Galaxy S3

    The developers for CyanogenMod 14.1 have updated the ROM to support the Samsung Galaxy S3. This update brings Android Nougat to the device that was released in 2012.
  11. gregg1100

    Root Nougat 7.1 on S3- Gti9300

    Hi, Tried again to get Nougat on my old S3. I know this rom is in the development stage, but I actually had it flashed on the phone. The Playstore didn't work, and the contacts list was missing, but camera, gallery and a lot more worked. The 3rd rom I tried was a nightly( not sure what that...
  12. duvallite

    What phone to upgrade to from S3?

    Looking to replace my S3 with a new phone. I want something that is current and at least as good in ALL aspects, especially the camera and screen, for about a $450 budget. Any solid recommendations, especially from first hand experience?
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    Root Porting Ubuntu phone to samsung galaxy s3

    Is there any complete guide to port ubuntu phone to samsung galaxy s3? I tried a few online wikis but with no help. I also can't unlock the bootloader using adb, I tried adb bootloader reboot, but it doesn't go into the bootloader page.
  14. Johnfolts716

    How to flash/unlock Verizon S3?

    I'm sure someone will tell me I should of searched it on the site before making a thread, but I've found nothing. I have a verizon S3 I wish to use on cricket. I received it and was told it already was, and just finally got around to activating it today, and It's apparently not flashed, or not...
  15. gregg1100

    Root S3--Factory reset with Marshmallow RR rom

    Hi, One of my mates has knackered his phone. I was going to offer to lend him one of my S3's. It has Resurrection Remix rom on it- Marshmallow 6.0.1. What would happen if I tried to do a factory rest with RR rom on phone- would it screw it up, or just reset to RR where I had to set it up again...
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    Phone switches off automatically after 5 minutes

    My phone switches of automatically after a few minutes. Time frames vary. I tried fully charged batteries but to no avail.
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    Help Galaxy S3 Problem

    Sorry if this has been mentioned before. The wife's S3 seems to have died a death. When switching on the S3 reboot image is stuck and wont open up. Tried rebooting several times stayes on the S3 opening page tried removing battery, the same. When plugging in charging lead the an empty battery...
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    Google Apps

    Hi Guys, Been given a Galaxy s3 phone by my son, Just reset to factory defaults, Do i have to have google apps on it please, Complete newbit to this phone tech, Thanks
  19. makaiguy

    S3 battery source

    I'm looking for a replacement battery for an aging S3 still running on its original battery (EB-L-1G6LLZ - I think LZ at end indicates Verizon so any two letters at end are probably okay). Quite a few listed on Amazon but reviews give lots of horror stories about fake imitations, some with...
  20. Spdfreak34

    Sim unlock

    What's the best place to buy a sim unlock code ?
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    stuck bootloop, can't access recovery mode.

    every time i try to insert the battery in the phone it starts booting, i can't do anything to turn it off.
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    i have flashed a rom that messed up my esn/imei and now my spc/msl will not work... so i have a couple of questions.... 1.) HOW do i get my spc/msl as none of the apps i found will work.. i get error message "spc not found" i have the default spc from boostmobile but it does not work...
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    Help Deleted my os on accident

    Hi i deleted my os on accident where would i find the stock os and what file do i download sense i have the SGH 1747 and i dont know what region and how would i flash it and could i flash a lollipop os instead or not
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    Unwanted Strange Download

    Hi My galaxy S3 Neo regularly shows it is downoading "Female for English"(India) ??? it also says Voice data for text to speech underneath this phrase. This goes on continuously for days and the only way to stop it is to disable the download manager. Whilst it does not appear to affect any...
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