1. KMfiremedic111's Avatar
    Ok. I am REALLY considering getting the Transform for myself and my Wife. The Epic is out of the question. One of the big draws is the front facing camera on the transform. On samsungs website it states that it is perfect for video chatting. So far I have not been able to find an app that will allow this feature. I have tried Qik and Fring. No success in either. Qik stated they will have a beta out soon for other android phones, and transform should be one of them. Anyone have any luck video chatting on this phone?
    Another thing is I have been told by a sprint rep that this phone CANNOT recieve android 2.2 because it does not have a 1ghz or higher processor. Only EVO and Epic have the ability to get 2.2 Does this mean that we are screwed as far as a software update? Or does it mean that we will get updates for android 2.1 as that version improves. Any thoughts on either issue??
    10-25-2010 09:00 PM
  2. berger1980's Avatar
    Ok. I am REALLY considering getting the Transform for myself and my Wife. The Epic is out of the question. One of the big draws is the front facing camera on the transform. On samsungs website it states that it is perfect for video chatting. So far I have not been able to find an app that will allow this feature. I have tried Qik and Fring. No success in either. Qik stated they will have a beta out soon for other android phones, and transform should be one of them. Anyone have any luck video chatting on this phone?
    Another thing is I have been told by a sprint rep that this phone CANNOT recieve android 2.2 because it does not have a 1ghz or higher processor. Only EVO and Epic have the ability to get 2.2 Does this mean that we are screwed as far as a software update? Or does it mean that we will get updates for android 2.1 as that version improves. Any thoughts on either issue??
    I hate to say, but sprint reps are merely just salesmen. I spoke with someone within Sprint, and no one at Sprint knows until last minute. Transform will get 2.2, just a matter of time.
    10-25-2010 09:20 PM
  3. acegolfer's Avatar
    First rule: Never listen to sprint rep. They know less than we do.
    10-25-2010 09:46 PM
  4. newboyx's Avatar
    First rule: Never listen to sprint rep. They know less than we do.
    Pretty sure that is an ancient Chinese proverb.
    10-26-2010 09:43 AM
  5. KMfiremedic111's Avatar
    I even called multiple people at samsung and they were TOTALLY useless. They had no idea what they were talking about. If it wasn't in the owners manual of the phone they knew nothing. I think they were in a call center in India. I guess we will just have to wait and see on the 2.2 update and video chat.
    10-26-2010 08:45 PM
  6. therh's Avatar
    Try Skype or Fring.
    10-27-2010 01:26 AM
  7. KMfiremedic111's Avatar
    Fring wouldn't work. Said you can't video chat due to limitations of the device. Haven't tried skype yet, but I don't think video chat is available yet for android skype. From all the research I have been doing it is just a matter of time.
    10-27-2010 08:55 AM
  8. cckgz4's Avatar
    I think somebody on SU suggested wi-fi video calling works
    10-29-2010 11:36 PM
  9. Kromatik's Avatar
    Me and my girlfriend were able to video chat using her Transform with the new Tango update. It isn't the best quality but at least it worked.
    10-30-2010 02:23 AM
  10. KMfiremedic111's Avatar
    Me and my girlfriend were able to video chat using her Transform with the new Tango update. It isn't the best quality but at least it worked.
    What is the "Tango" update? I know there are code words for android versions. Which one is tango, or is that the name of the application you used to video chat? Thank you.
    10-30-2010 02:12 PM
  11. deraildoax's Avatar
    Tango is a new video chatting app, I haven't tried it on my wifes Transform yet. I installed the hacked out Yahoo Messenger from the Mytouch 4G rom and it worked sort of. But for some reason the video camera was recording my face sideways while the other person showed up right side up. However it didn't work very good and crashed out soon after connecting the call.
    11-01-2010 03:12 PM
  12. KMfiremedic111's Avatar
    I just got my Transform and am REALLY wanting to try out Tango. Only problem is I don't know anyone else with it, and my wife doesn't have her transform yet. Would someone be willing to give me a call and try it out for a few minutes?? Contact me at firemedic371@comcast.net to swap numbers. Thank you!!
    11-11-2010 02:31 PM
  13. dachiefmizzy's Avatar
    Android 2.2 can be installed on CPU's less than 1GHZ, my Optimus S has 2.2 and has a 600mhz CPU.
    11-15-2010 10:18 PM
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