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  • Less than 10 minutes, basically stock

    2 22.22%
  • About an hour. Change things up.

    5 55.56%
  • A day. Rooting, the works

    2 22.22%
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    Default How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    It's one of android's advantages but it can also be time consuming especially when you're forced to restore and start all over.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    What, like, regularly? Not much. When I get a new phone (or wipe an old one), it usually takes me an hour or two to get all set up how I like.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Quote Originally Posted by bembol View Post
    It's one of android's advantages but it can also be time consuming especially when you're forced to restore and start all over.
    Like Zorak a couple of hours with a new device. After that maybe 5 or 10 minutes a month, on average.
    What's much more time consuming is my monthly backup regime: approx. 15 minutes. But soooo worth it!
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Used to with custom roms, but I stick with stock now so not very much, especially since I don't use widgets.

    I use Helium to back up apps data so it doesn't take long to set up a phone from scratch.

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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Well before the Z2 & Nexus 5 I had (still retain) The Note 3 and I rooted & flashed roms and themes. This is very time consuming and can be addictive.

    My Z2 took around the average 2hours to get it set up to my liking. I now spend little time tinkering as it's great, just a case of changing a theme now and again.

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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    That's what I missed not so much a PITA but it's addictive especially when you're analysis. LOL

    I spent probably half an hour alone trying to get two HD Widgets to my liking I changed it over a dozens times.

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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    My vote was casted for when I get a brand new device. I don't take to long to be honest. :P
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Too much.

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    Spent wayyyyy too much time this weekend but now I feel like I have a brand new phone. : ). But that's the first time I've spent real time on it since I got it new several months ago.

    And yes, I wish I didn't have to but what can you do.

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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    LOL...Since I seem to change homescreens A LOT, I tend to spend about an hour a day on different set ups. It's what I do and like to do. The rest of my Note3 is set up just the way i like it except for add/delete an app here or there, but for the most part it's just the way i like it....SMILE.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Roughly 60 minutes on the initial setup. Then, only minor tweaks to match the current home screen.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    With home screens? About an hour a week. Moving recent app around about 2 hours a week.

    I do everything when I first get my phone like syncing and putting all my stuff on it..

    Posted from Google Nexus 5
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    15-20 min. just messing with homescreens and mods. 1-2 hrs. if I just flashed a new rom.

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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Hardly any time. Like @someguy I don't really use widgets except for a calendar homepage. I used them more on my smaller S2, but the Note 3 is quick and easy to navigate.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Takes me about an hour when I first get it!

    SENT FROM MY LG G-FLEX ON SPRINT........LIFE IS GOOD✌
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Need a choice D.... Constant.

    I like to fiddle with tech... always have, always will. Ever since I got my first 486DX33, I've been up to my elbows in the inner workings of anything I get my hands on. I got my Nexus 5 in January and I think the only time I didn't go messing around with it was the week I was on vacation... and that was a) I was too busy and b) I didn't have my laptop handy in case I had to sideload or ADB it...

    But then again, it's a hobby for me. I go into every little aspect to try to get it exactly the way I want... And it is reason #1 why I would be in technological hell if I got stuck with an iPhone.
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    When the device is new; a day to review a rooting method and implement it (although I always stick with the stock OEM ROM). After that I take my time setting up the device, trying out new settings/configurations, installing required apps (and setting them up as needed) and disabling various unneeded ones (bloatware). Once all that's complete and I'm happy with the setup, I really don't make many changes on a day to day basis. May be once a month I'll change the lock screen and home screen wallpapers.

    Overall, I just like to use the device and don't have a lot of patience to tinker with it once it's setup to my liking (I don't like change! ).
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    Default Re: How much time do you spend customizing your phone?

    Now that this has been up for a couple days. I've noticed that I'm customizing my phone about 20-40 minutes a day.
    With home screens and downloading more apps and widgets.

    God I have no life outside of android.. Lol

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