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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions & Site Assistance' started by droidummie, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. droidummie

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    Hi all...thank you for taking the time out to help me. Ive converted to Droid from Apple and im so helpless.
    I have a few issues that Verizon employees rudly wouldnt even try to help me.

    Ringtone volume- when an incoming call comes, why does the ring start off soft and jumps to really loud? Theres no
    "Ascending" options in ringtone. Anyone else have this issue?

    Brightness- only when i use the intetnet the screen dims automatically even after
    I turned off face detection, auto brightness, and battery saver. HELP!

    Keyboard- how to turn off "word suggedtions" when typing. I start typing a word and it auto fills a word i dont want.

    * how can i get spell check on w/o the predicted text on??

    How to cut and paste and save items?

    Icons- anyone know a link that explains what the icons on the upper status bar means?

    On apple, there was iMessage...free text and pics among ALL apple users reguardless of carrier.
    Does droid have something similar?

    THANK YOU SOOOOOOOO MUCH!!! :)

    I have the samsung galaxy s3 for verizon
     
  2. JSM9872

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    Welcome to Droid Forums and the world of Android!! Sorry you are off to a rocky start but we will try our best to help out. But first and foremost, which device do you have?
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!! Congrats on the new droid!!

    As JSM suggests which device do ya have...
     
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    Welcome aboard :)
     
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    For your volume issue, you might check out a "volume +" app in the market - here is one... https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cb.volumePlus&hl=en

    On your keyboard issue - again, you might check out a 3rd party keyboard app in the market - there are a few free ones and then several paid ones (they will offer word prediction but it is in a bar above the keyboard)...

    The manual should show most of the icons (pages 27-29 I believe)... Support - Verizon Wireless Cell Phones SCH-I535 | Samsung Cell Phones

    And lastly...Google Talk will allow you send msg's and pics to anyone with a gTalk account - that might be worth checking out :)...
     
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    She beat me to it^^^^ lol.. :hail:
     
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    Looks like STG has you covered for now. Let us know if there is anything else :)
     
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    Welcome to the site. DancingNexus