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  1. Q

    I got the the Play Store installed to my 2.2.2 Samsun gem.

    I have not seen a solution posted by any one else on getting the google play or market place app to work after one ignorantly updates the phone, so i joined just to make this post. I successfully installed the app by using the Android SDK kit to reinstall the app over the debug USB connection...
  2. F

    Root deleted system files -

    Hello all, I have a Samsung gem and I rooted It with superoneclick. Then went ahead (like a dumbass) and deleted some system apps, now my phone turns on boots up to the home screen and then I get a message that says com.samsung.something.something.is not responding - then gives me one option...
  3. D

    Just a question or two...

    I have Mobile Nation as my carrier, now the Gem is what I personally am using, (I bought it from MN). They only have them once in awhile. Problem is, my Son and wife like mine so the want one too. Long story short (to late, I know), if I buy a gem off eBay (or where ever), and it is running...
  4. D-U-R-X

    Root ATR Sticky Update

    :We Need Your Help!: We've noticed that the root sticky for your phone has been a little neglected and needs some updating. Please contact us to let us know which are the current, up-to-date root related threads & guides for the Gem? You can contact us through...
  5. G

    Help some numbers don't work

    updated phone to 2.2 froyo. And now some of the numbers do not work when you touch them? Anybody have any suggestions? This is a cspire phone and got the update info from their website. Went to a store and they are clueless and want $100 for a new phone.
  6. D-U-R-X

    Gem FAQ's

    This is a work in progress and, as such, if you feel that there is anything that needs adding, please PM a guide or start a thread in Private Chat With Staff with your suggestions. Many thanks :) 1. General Android phone FAQ's? 2. How can I improve my battery life? 3. Are there any Gem...
  7. repairsuniverse

    How To Fix Samsung Gem Screen

    Repair a damaged screen or other internal parts on your Samsung Gem using this detailed video repair guide. If your screen has become cracked or damaged, following this guide will allow you replace a screen or nearly any internal component on your device. This guide will help you to install...
  8. K

    Help How do i save a pic that was sent in a text msg?

    yea im stuck with the GEM till my upgrade in a year so i need to learn to deal with it. I still cant firgure out how to save a picture that is sent in a text msg onto my sd card! can anyone tell me please?!
  9. P

    Help My PC wont recognize my Samsung Gem via USB cable.

    I recently got a Samsung Gem running on Android 2.2 and I went to plug it into the PC running on windows 7 via USB cable and it doesn't recognize the phone. I have plugged in another android phone and it immediately recognizes the phone and starts installing device drivers. When I plug in the...
  10. KarateExplosion6

    Root Temp Root Gained

    Well, in December I was able to get temp root on the Gem using the RageAgainstTheCage exploit. Here's the issue, the PERMISSIONS for BusyBoy and Superuser WILL NOT STICK. That's the only thing between a temp root and a perm root on this phone. No idea why the permission refuse to stick...
  11. D

    Help How can i use my gem on other phone carriers?

    I have a samsung gem and i loved it...i was only able to use it for a month so its practically brand new....i want to do prepaid service instead of contract...does anyone know what carrier will let me use it as a prepaid?:)
  12. netizenmt

    Finally found a use for the Gem

    Since this phone is all but useless in its limited configuration out of the box, and rooting has thus far been unobtainable, and loading the 2.2 update from Samsung rendered it unable to make/receive calls or use 3G, my little Gem was just collecting dust. Then a young friend of mine mentioned...
  13. I

    Help market not working after update

    Hi, I have a Gem through US Cellular, and I recently updated it with the EH17 update. Everything is fine, except for whenever I try to use the Market, I get a Server Error. I've tried everything I can think of to fix this but nothing has worked... Anyone know what I can do to fix this? Thanks...
  14. netizenmt

    Root Poor little GEM - died today

    Can't be rooted, can't be updated, and now no 3G or WiFi signal... <taps playing softly in the distance>... Bummer
  15. El Presidente

    Root Gem: All Things Root Guide

    *** Important Note *** Since this is a new root guide for your all-things-root sub-forum, we need your help to populate it and keep it organized with the best and most relevant information. Please contact (by PM) your favorite Guide, or drop us a note in the private chat section if you have...
  16. J

    Help Samsung Default Applications

    I had an AT&T Captive, but have had to switch to a Verizon Gem (long story, don't ask). The default Clock and Messaging applications on the Gem sucks compaired to the one on the Captivate. My question is... is there any way to "copy" the Captivate's applications over to the Gem since they are...
  17. C

    Root help root help

    used superone click on my samsung gem. i now have the super user app but the phone is not rooted no program can gain root access and do not know what to do have restarted phone multiple time to no sucess i am not that great with these things could really use some help
  18. S

    Root Rooting the Samsung GEM SCH-i100

    So I spent almost a Week reading and researching- trying to find a way to do all of this. I am a Computer Technician, I own My own Business, and before 2 weeks ago I had never operated a droid. That didn't help, but I was determined- Here is how I did it.... I think... :-p First off, I had...
  19. D

    Help how do I connect my computer to the internet by using mobile ap on my android

    It will connect but then it says I dont have internet access.....what gives?!
  20. KarateExplosion6

    EH17 Software Update Now Available

    Looks like some of you may be able to upgrade... I DO NOT recommend anyone on Verizon do this! Samsung Gem EH17 software update now available | Android Central
  21. G

    Help Samsung Gem how to disable Latitude app

    I accidentally enabled the Latitude google app. Now my location is everywhere and draining my battery. When I go to Privacy and Turn Off Latitude nothing happens that I know of. When I click on Latitude it automatically "joins" me without the "warning" privacy acceptance notice. How can I...
  22. KarateExplosion6

    Root Tried this method?

    I found this method here: how to root android 2.1 on Samsung Gem - JustAnswer The question was asked specifically for Verizon's Andoid 2.1 Gem. Has anyone tried this method? Success? Failure? I would really love to know--my GF absolutely hates her phone so I'd like to get in there, remove...
  23. A

    Help Usb wont work on computer

    I need help on my usb sync... Every time I put my usb into my windows 7 computer it wont load the usb folder. I put the driver in my laptop but it still wont work. When I put in it says found new hardware and then its says there is a problem with this hardware.Need help now!!!!!
  24. S

    Help Is it possible to set custom text message tones for contacts on the Samsung Gem??

    How do I set custom text tones for contacts on the samsung gem??
  25. D

    Review disparities?

    A friend of mine came to me today with questions about buying her first Android phone, since I've had mine for two years now. So, I looked at the specs and said it seemed like a decent entry-level android phone, but I wanted to look at reviews first. So I went to various sites, like Cnet, and...