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    Default any nifty tricks youve discovered

    I'm sure most know about the screen cap feature and the nifty zoom in/out feature while browsing the internet, but is there anything else you savy users have discovered?

    Just curious if I've missed anything that this phone does that the captivate didn't do.
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    I was messing around last night and a double tap on the home button will bring up the voice command app.

    Pretty cool.

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    Thanks! I didn't know that
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    Some might have missed it, but you can swipe right on a contact to call them, or left to send a text.
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    Home button and power together captures a screen shot (ala iPhone)
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    Tips Tips n Tricks thread. - Android Forums

    Here's a fairly long list of stuff. The Easter egg is pretty neat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsntrenkler View Post
    Home button and power together captures a screen shot (ala iPhone)
    OMG! You are my hero!
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    Default Re: any nifty tricks youve discovered

    Yes the screen shot on stock form is pretty nifty.

    Just turn on voice search/command and talk to it. Messaging is WAY easier on this and much quicker to analyze it. Search weather, play music, look up movie tickets all voice commands. Sure it leads you to google, but is so nice to just hold the search button and be able to do almost anything from there, instead of typing it all out!

    Oh and for you people who enjoy the new speaker and play music, which I must say is very loud and pretty darn good. If you leave the screen on and flip it upside down, it will mute/stop the music. That is if you have the flip to mute option on for phone calls. Have to turn the screen off and then you can flip it upside down.

    I missed my panorama photos!!!
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    If you pinch on either the home screen or app drawer it will bring up an expanded view of all of them for you to pick from.
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    Was pretty interested in this one I found but it doesn't seem to work on the AT&T version or something or I just can't get it to work. When I select Audio nothing happens.

    I found the incall volume to be a little low. When you max out the volume using the volume button it actually only goes to a default setting of 87 out of 100. If you would like to change the default settings here is what you need to do.
    call this number *#*#197328640#*#*
    This will open the service mode menu.
    choose option [5] AUDIO
    choose option [1] (VOICE CALL)
    choose option [1] HANDSET
    choose option [1] Volume
    choose option [1] SRC Speech RX Volume
    choose option [5] 5_lvl : 87
    press the menu button (left side)
    choose Key Input
    enter a value between 0 and 100, I choose 100 the loudest setting.
    press ok
    now press the menu button and select back this should save (don't use the right side back key you normally use to navigate the phone or you will quit out of the settings) keep hitting the menu and back until you leave the service mode menu.
    You will also note you can change volume settings for other things like bluetooth, head sets, video call etc.
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    is there a way to set one of those physical button as a camera button?
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    Not yet I don't think.
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    I found the incall volume to be a little low. When you max out the volume using the volume button it actually only goes to a default setting of 87 out of 100. If you would like to change the default settings here is what you need to do.
    call this number *#*#197328640#*#*
    This will open the service mode menu.
    choose option [5] AUDIO
    choose option [1] (VOICE CALL)
    choose option [1] HANDSET
    choose option [1] Volume
    choose option [1] SRC Speech RX Volume
    choose option [5] 5_lvl : 87
    press the menu button (left side)
    choose Key Input
    enter a value between 0 and 100, I choose 100 the loudest setting.
    press ok
    now press the menu button and select back this should save (don't use the right side back key you normally use to navigate the phone or you will quit out of the settings) keep hitting the menu and back until you leave the service mode menu.
    You will also note you can change volume settings for other things like bluetooth, head sets, video call etc.
    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisM47 View Post
    Was pretty interested in this one I found but it doesn't seem to work on the AT&T version or something or I just can't get it to work. When I select Audio nothing happens.
    Anyone got a work-around for this?
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    Same here. I am rooted and on the stock ROM. All the other menus seem to work.
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    I found an AP to vary the volume.. I love it.. great for the gym or when phone is in your pocket

    https://market.android.com/details?i...cm9pZC5sdmgiXQ..
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    Quote Originally Posted by frozencloud View Post
    is there a way to set one of those physical button as a camera button?
    One way I know (there may well be others) is to root and flash the UnNamed ROM. The voume buttons turn into shutter. You can hold to focus and let go to take picture OR just click to auto focus and take picture in one move. It removes the volume keys for zooming though - you need to use pinch to zoom instead.
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    Try this one put your bluetooth on and thenn shake the phone to scan for devices ,also if ur getting a incoming call you can flip the phone upside down it will mute the ringtone

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