New To Android

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions & Site Assistance' started by phil72, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. phil72

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    Hi the name is Phil, I'm in Peterborough, Ontario Canada (45min North of Toronto). I have to admit I previously owned the iphone 4s &
    2 other's before that I was hooked! When the Galaxy S3 came out I started debating on whether to drop my love of my iphone. So 2 week's
    ago I took the plunge and grabbed it, I must admit I absolutely love it well mostly so far. Only thing I've noticed that I'm not liking is the battery life, I have turned my screen down etc. all the little things to help as much as possible and it's somewhat better. So I'm here to learn what I can about the android OS and all the apps I may like and/or need for my phone. I think i'll be an android user from now on, well I won't be
    back to the iphone I know that I mean theres things like ringers, wallpapers etc that you can get with the phone as it came from the shop
    that you can't even think of on the iphones without jailbreaking them.
     
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    Welcome to the forumand to Android.
    Might I suggest you get an app called Watch Dog Lite,a freebie, to see what's using cpu (battery) in the background? Also GSAM battery meter, another free one on the Play store, will show you what is using battery and is a great help in managing wasted battery.

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    welcome to android, Phil, enjoy.:icon_ lala:
     
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    Welcome to the darkside. ;) and the forum!

    Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2
     
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    Congrats on the S3 and welcome aboard!
     
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    Welcome to the forum.. Congrats on the phone..

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  7. phil72

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    Thanks for welcoming me to the forum well family I guess we are,:), i'll check out the sites on monitoring my battery usage and see what I can
    figure out. I have one to watch my battery temp et. I'm only using the battery temp. part no need for the rest, i'll be sure to post any issues/?'s I
    may have. Thanks
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome to Droid Forums Phil!! :)
     
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    welcome to the forums :)
     
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    I'm actually trying to find a nice emoji app anyone know a eay to figurevout app I may be able use, I'm not new to gadgets, apps software etc.
    just want the tried and true right from thd start and those who havd done this already like yourselves will be able to tell me the do's and don'ts so I only do it once!:) Thanks and thanks again for the welcomes guys/girls glsd to be here.
     
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    welcome to the forum poorperson1, I can't believe you are the first poor person, I'm sure I was poorer, sooner and faster than you.:D
     
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    Welcome poorperson1 i'm new to the forum as well its a great place for info and to chat with great people who are happy to help you out! Btw suck being poor doesn't it.lol
     
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    Welcome to the both of you!
     
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    Welcome to the site. DancingNexus