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S Voice Back Again, the XDA Way
Earlier, we reported that the S Voice application that was ripped from the Samsung Galaxy SIII leak had stopped functioning. Now though, in what appears to be the final chapter of the S Voice saga, the application is back up and running, XDA-Developers style thanks to XDA Senior Member ithehappy.
Apparently the original application had a build.prop check that caused the unsigned version that was leaked to fail. Rather than griping to Samsung about the problem, ithehappy took it upon himself to fix the problem with his latest signed version here. By signing the application, it’s fooled into thinking that your phone is a Galaxy S3, so non-SGS3 users can once again use their
Siri clone voice command application in peace.
Head on over to the original thread, and check out all the other i9300 goodies that ithehappy has in store.
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