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  1. Dreissig's Avatar
    Don't like some of the defaults that reset. For example, contact log not saving to only calls and gallery defaulting to show google+ albumes after galleries is shut

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums
    08-12-2012 11:58 AM
  2. funkylogik's Avatar
    Gotta put the phone on silent or vibrate.

    Sent from my Galaxy S III
    lol why?
    08-12-2012 12:05 PM
  3. clborden's Avatar
    Other than it not telling me I have text messages, the phone is great. It's Samsung Kies that is driving me up a wall. It is an older version bc I'm using a Mac w/ 10.8, so the newer version won't install. Anyway, I plug it in & it says "connecting", but never connects. Nice, huh?
    08-13-2012 06:21 AM
  4. Incrediboy's Avatar
    What i don't like is I've been wrongedwith the lack of Gorilla glass.

    It took a ridiculously small fall, 2 feet maybe.. fell out of my hand when i was putting it on the charger/nightstand... CRACK.

    *&#(*&_$)(*#$)(*)(*#$

    Argh
    08-13-2012 12:31 PM
  5. paulyb37's Avatar
    My s3 stutters and re-draws the home screen when pressing the home key. It's getting worse although it did slightly improve using adw launcher but now even the app drawer re-draws so I have to wait before choosing an app. Irritating now.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums
    08-13-2012 12:57 PM
  6. jontalk's Avatar
    I just got my S3 and I agree that the AMOLED screen IS hard to see outdoors. I had it at an outdoor party for the first time yesterday and when I got a call I couldn't tell who was calling and I was in the shade. I don't think you can say this screen is easy to see outdoors, can you? I also think the stock email app leaves lots to be desired so I installed Aquamail which seems to be much better, though the set up etc isn't done very well. Regardless, I LOVE how fast the phone is and the premium feel of the build, not to mention being able to get data at LTE speeds, Google maps, etc..
    08-13-2012 02:23 PM
  7. Mellimel22's Avatar
    I just got my S3 and I agree that the AMOLED screen IS hard to see outdoors. I had it at an outdoor party for the first time yesterday and when I got a call I couldn't tell who was calling and I was in the shade. I don't think you can say this screen is easy to see outdoors, can you? I also think the stock email app leaves lots to be desired so I installed Aquamail which seems to be much better, though the set up etc isn't done very well. Regardless, I LOVE how fast the phone is and the premium feel of the build, not to mention being able to get data at LTE speeds, Google maps, etc..
    WOW FINALLY BRO lol congrats on finally getting rid of that icrap

    Sent from my Nexus S 4g rockin jellybean using Tapatalk 2
    08-13-2012 02:37 PM
  8. the1m.polo's Avatar
    I've read it many times over but I agree.. This doesn't seem like gorilla glass 2...2 very small scratches and I haven't dropped it or anything.. That's horrible..

    Folders should be natively like ICS.. I'm sure it's for legal issues with apple...

    Native music player sucks!!!

    I Miss my Moto radios.. Sooooo strong...
    And android Central app always crashes and freezes my phone for 1min then reboots touch wiz.. (not the phone)

    My Nexus screen seems to be a bit brighter and more true in color(unless that's some how due to JB)

    With that said it's been my favorite phone well for the time in which it came out... It's this or the OG dinc... I love it and will have it until the GS4





    Sent from my GS3....
    08-13-2012 04:57 PM
  9. jneusch's Avatar
    IBOLT car dock solves the bluetooth/audio issue, and more specifically, the cord that comes with it. It's a usb cord that also plugs into the aux port.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    I looked at the ibolt but it doesn't really solve the problem. The lack of usb media connection means no display of song and artist on stereo display and no use of steering wheel audio controls.

    I did end up buying a BT device called tunelink. You can stream BT audio to it and it plugs into the aux port in the car. I can be connected to my headset and the tunelink at the same time and it works fine.



    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    08-13-2012 07:47 PM
  10. jeffgoodmanjr's Avatar
    I am having a problem with the screenshot feature. Mainly when I'm capturing a text message and trying to send it to someone or share it. Its very blurry and people cannot make out the text. Is anyone else having this problem? Am I doing something wrong? Is there a fix?!?!?!
    08-13-2012 09:01 PM
  11. funkylogik's Avatar
    I am having a problem with the screenshot feature. Mainly when I'm capturing a text message and trying to send it to someone or share it. Its very blurry and people cannot make out the text. Is anyone else having this problem? Am I doing something wrong? Is there a fix?!?!?!
    thats a strange one mate. ive never had any problems. they turn out identical to how it was on the screen
    08-13-2012 09:09 PM
  12. kathygibson's Avatar
    This is my second SIII in less than 3 weeks. It keeps bringing in old emails that I have deleted from several days ago and several weeks. When it does this, it also deletes some of the emails that I have not deleted. This occurs randomly and no more than once a day. Both phones have done exactly the same thing. I get my work through email so this is serious. It is a shame because I love everything else about the phone. Have gone through tech support both my carrier and Samsung. Anyone having this problem or know a fix?
    08-14-2012 10:48 AM
  13. funkylogik's Avatar
    This is my second SIII in less than 3 weeks. It keeps bringing in old emails that I have deleted from several days ago and several weeks. When it does this, it also deletes some of the emails that I have not deleted. This occurs randomly and no more than once a day. Both phones have done exactly the same thing. I get my work through email so this is serious. It is a shame because I love everything else about the phone. Have gone through tech support both my carrier and Samsung. Anyone having this problem or know a fix?
    theres a thread on here. think its titled "(poll) what email app do you use" or something. i dont use email for anything serious but if u read through that thread or ask your question on there, you'l probably get some good advice. if youre using the email app that came on the s3 then theres loads of alternatives so check it out
    08-14-2012 10:07 PM
  14. liteon163's Avatar
    I really don't care for the mechanical home button; I think a capacitive button would look better and last longer.

    I really don't like how the power button is directly opposite the volume button.

    TouchWiz sucks -- give me vanilla ICS and make bloat actually removable, not just disable it. And Verizon needs to unlock the bootloader.

    Sent from my Blue 32 Verizon SGSIII using Tapatalk 2
    08-14-2012 11:07 PM
  15. Johnly's Avatar
    I hate that I love this phone more and more every day. It is really annoying to wake up and find it better and better with each full cycle of use. Pisses me off really, how in the hell can a android device be so divine?
    GrooveRite and bgl321 like this.
    08-15-2012 12:10 AM
  16. GrooveRite's Avatar
    I hate that I love this phone more and more every day. It is really annoying to wake up and find it better and better with each full cycle of use. Pisses me off really, how in the hell can a android device be so divine?
    I know exactly how you feel!
    Johnly likes this.
    08-15-2012 12:15 AM
  17. GalaxyOnyxWitch's Avatar
    My year old Bionic had better call reception. Never dropped one call on the Bionic. On this sgs3 every other call gets dropped at some point.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
    I too had issues with this and on recommendation of my carrier, I exchanged the phone. Now I haven't dropped a single call.

    Can't use the camera at weddings, in church and other events that require silence because you can't turn off the Camera sound.
    For me, I just haven't been able to catch clear nice shots... yes my lense is clean...

    Umm..
    I don't like how it turns every MMS Into a 10 sec slideshow
    I don't like how it asks you to crop out a picture when you want to set it as a wallpaper. But I guess I was too used to the iPhone way.
    I hate the stock keyboard but the jellybean keyboard worked for me I find it better than the iPhone

    Other than that phone works amazing :thumbup:

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Android Central Forums
    Yeah that slideshow thing is wierd, when you go to send a pic!! very wierd.

    I wish that the RED LED notification light from social media wasn't red, or that it flashed like normal notifications, the solid red freaks me out. I have disabled it on one app and now stay logged out of facebook.
    08-15-2012 01:04 PM
  18. Paul627g's Avatar
    So everyone is aware, thread has been cleaned and some posts removed.

    Your welcome to continue the discussion but try and leave the personal insults out of the discussion.

    Thank you,
    Paul627g
    Forums Moderator.
    bgl321 likes this.
    08-15-2012 02:46 PM
  19. bgl321's Avatar
    For me, I just haven't been able to catch clear nice shots... yes my lense is clean...
    Have you tried hold to button down for a second then releasing? Seems the focus better that way. At least for me.
    08-15-2012 03:28 PM
  20. the1m.polo's Avatar
    I really don't care for the mechanical home button; I think a capacitive button would look better and last longer.

    I really don't like how the power button is directly opposite the volume button.

    TouchWiz sucks -- give me vanilla ICS and make bloat actually removable, not just disable it. And Verizon needs to unlock the bootloader.

    Sent from my Blue 32 Verizon SGSIII using Tapatalk 2
    No personal attack here... Honestly I respect everyone.. But why did you buy it.... Lmao.. sounds like everything you don't like was seen or known before ya got it... Physically and software.. Touch Wiz.. Vzw locked... The nexus was sitting next to it in the store dogg... Lol

    I have the nexus too and honestly I think that's what you want by reading this... My love for the nexus wit JB is the same

    Sent from my GS3....
    08-15-2012 03:48 PM
  21. Paul627g's Avatar
    I have both the Gnex and my wife has the SGSIII from Sprint and I couldn't be pleased more with either of them. They both have their goods and bads but depending on which end of the spectrum your after they serve a purpose.

    You want easy unlock, AOSP, pure Google then go for the GNex

    You want easy unlock (workaround available for the Verizon ver), AOSP builds, TW builds and great dev support combined with the latest and greatest in hardware..... SGSIII...

    My opinion its not worth complaining about things, as were sitting here complaining and writing about them there is a newer, better device being talked about in a blog...

    Just my opinions... Carry on
    08-15-2012 04:06 PM
  22. The Hustleman's Avatar
    well I guess yours truly the OP can post his list now lol.

    1. when I back out of a thread on tapatalk, it'll put me right back into it. Then I back out again, then it'll bring me right back in, it does this 3 or 4 times.

    2. wi-fi calling - it just doesn't work! I'll answer, they don't hear me, I dont' hear them. I hang up, the phone LOCKS UP forcing a restart.

    3. battery life isn't as good as I was led to believe. With normal usage, I'll get a max of 12 hours. With heavy usage it drops down to about 7 or 8. replacement battery on the way!

    4. physical home button

    5. SmartStay doesn't work. I've tried it in well lit environments, dark, medium light levels, but it just doesn't work. I don't wear glasses or anything else that could block my eyes from being detected - nothing.

    6. S-voice sucks. I disabled it and I strictly use assistant now.

    7. The gallery keeps showing uploaded albums even though I have "show content on phone" selected.

    8. Can't use the camera while on the phone (although FreeGS3 rom took care of that!)

    9. Google Wallet doesn't work (Screw you t-mobile! I got it working!)

    10. can BARELY see the phone in sunlight.
    08-15-2012 06:47 PM
  23. Paul627g's Avatar
    well I guess yours truly the OP can post his list now lol.

    1. when I back out of a thread on tapatalk, it'll put me right back into it. Then I back out again, then it'll bring me right back in, it does this 3 or 4 times.

    2. wi-fi calling - it just doesn't work! I'll answer, they don't hear me, I dont' hear them. I hang up, the phone LOCKS UP forcing a restart.

    3. battery life isn't as good as I was led to believe. With normal usage, I'll get a max of 12 hours. With heavy usage it drops down to about 7 or 8. replacement battery on the way!

    4. physical home button

    5. SmartStay doesn't work. I've tried it in well lit environments, dark, medium light levels, but it just doesn't work. I don't wear glasses or anything else that could block my eyes from being detected - nothing.

    6. S-voice sucks. I disabled it and I strictly use assistant now.

    7. The gallery keeps showing uploaded albums even though I have "show content on phone" selected.

    8. Can't use the camera while on the phone (although FreeGS3 rom took care of that!)

    9. Google Wallet doesn't work (Screw you t-mobile! I got it working!)

    10. can BARELY see the phone in sunlight.
    Well seeing your list most of these complaints you have either resolved or are normal complaints/issues... Battery life, that falls about in the same category as any other device. Tapatalk issue, could be directed at Tapatalk app and not the device. Phone in sunlight.. I normally just manually crank up my brightness level, I don't depend on auto brightness on any of my devices. Home key/button.. Can't put fault on that, you knew it was there and its workings before you bought the phone.

    Really the only real issue I see left on your list is the wifi calling.
    08-15-2012 07:18 PM
  24. dmmarck's Avatar
    The home button, design, touchwiz.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2
    08-15-2012 07:21 PM
  25. Paul627g's Avatar
    The home button, design, touchwiz.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2
    LOL.. We know your a GNex fanboy...

    Thanks for the input dmmarck
    08-15-2012 07:23 PM
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