SAMSUNG CAPTIVATE Posts on XDA

Unbrick Your Hummingbird-Powered Device by Creating Your Own Bootloader

How would you like to create your own bootloader? Sounds a bit daunting, no? Aside from the inherent "cool factor," having this ability could get your device out of some tough spots that would otherwise require the use of JTAG.Thanks to the work of a team lead by XDA Recognized Developer Rebellos, this is now possible for...

Introducing The Unbrickable Captivate

Some of the Samsung Galaxy devices earned a reputation of being almost impossible to brick, which is of course not exactly true (although they are harder to brick than their HTC counterparts). It looks like the research for the perfect way of unbricking a Captivate has led XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler to discover something rather interesting. With...

All In One Galaxy Hack Pack

Our devs spend countless hours and tons of blood, sweat, and tears in the process of gathering information and knowledge so that they can make our devices better. This is no easy task as you have to remember that manufacturers don't always provide the documentation required to do half of the things that we normally...

One-Click Unbrick For Samsung Captivate

By this point in time, if you have been a member of this site for longer than a couple of years, you have witnessed rather complicated processes such as rooting and flashing, turned into easy 1 click procedures. These are normally fool proof and will let you get the most out of your devices while...

Control Freak – The OC/UV App For Gingerbread

If you've been following the work of XDA forum member xan's Voltage Control app, you might be interested to read about XDA member shane87's re-write of it, designed to work with Gingerbread based kernels.Please note that the app is still in development and issues are currently being worked on.Features of Control Freak include:Designed for use...

Want to Have True, Unrestricted Access to Your Phone? Read On…

The \system in Android is like a forbidden candy for many. A few people will only dare venture in the file and folder mess that represents that particular area of your devices. However, this is where all the fun usually happens. All settings, apks, everything that is of importance to us and to devs lies...

JTAG Your Captivate – God-Like Soldering Skills Not Required

JTAG has been, since the early days of phones, the surefire (and in most cases) the only possible way to bring a device back to life after a flash gone wrong (used to be really common back in the WM days). Nowadays, Android devices are actually rather sturdy in the sense that you can flash...

AIO Captivate Toolbox: Everything in One Place, Great Tool for both Beginners and Advanced Users

This is a perfect example of a program that just works and does its job. This desktop program made by XDA member bay_wolf gathers all basic utilities and puts them in one place, including all steps from root to installing custom ROMs. So, if you're a beginner Samsung Captivate user and would like to get more out of...

Online Easy-to-Use ROM Kitchen for Galaxy S and Captive: Really Awesome

We, as News Writers, must have somehow missed this thread about an awesome online kitchen by XDA members DocRambone and Stefunel. It gives users the ability to select their own resources to put their own Galaxy S or Captivate ROM together. Figuratively, you can see it as a menu card: you can choose between several flavors and...

Silver Speaker Mod For Samsung Captivate

Are you bored with the look of your Samsung Captivate? Fancy a subtle change? Why not try out XDA forum member geokhentix's 'mod'?We say mod, but it all started out as an accident - the XDA member, holding a knife in one hand and the Captivate in the other, accidentally knifed his phone, revealing a...

SpeedMod Kernel for Samsung Captivate now Available

SpeedMod, probably the most popular kernel originally developed for the Samsung Galaxy S, is now available for the AT&T Captivate too. XDA member hardcore, the developer of SpeedMod, decided to create the same kind of kernel for the Captivate. The developer's aim is to have a kernel that is fast, compatible, stable, and with good battery...