SAMSUNG EPIC 4G TOUCH Posts on XDA

Adding the Ink Effect to your Epic 4G Touch… by Hand

Not too long ago, we brought you news about one of Samsung's eye candy features being successfully ported to the Epic 4G Touch's Jelly Bean leaks FL16 and GA10. Regardless of how useless this is in terms of device functionality, one cannot brush aside the fact that a lot of work went into the porting...

Get your Leaked Goodies Quicker Directly from TAR Files

For many people out there, ROM files are nothing but a black box full of fun and surprises awaiting to rejuvenate their devices. Depending on the phone manufacturer, you may see the ROM files in the form of zip files, which are normally flashed through recovery and are the preferred format by many devs on...

Learn to Add Jelly Bean Lock Screen atop TouchWiz

There is no better feeling than making your own device, truly your own. The way we do this at XDA is by tweaking the daylights out of it. However, there is more to life than simply installing APKs or flashing zip files through recovery. There is a far more rewarding process in tweaking your device,...

Learn How to Add Power Menu Items to Your Jelly Bean-Powered Epic 4G Touch

Often times, we tend to find stock ROMs for our devices boring, outdated, and more often than not, lacking tons of basic (basic for us anyway) functionality. Being who we are and our somewhat colorful history of tinkering with things, we tend to improve these stock ROMs by adding new features. The problem with this...

Ink Effect Ported to the Epic 4G Touch

More often than not, a new device will come out, impressing people left, right, and center with lots of eye candy, special features, and innovative concepts. Being the type of people we are, we want to have all this, but without really having to dump more cash on top of a new device. After all,...

Cannibal Open Touch is a Feature-Rich Custom Recovery for Multiple Devices

When there's mention of custom recoveries for Android, ClockworkMod is one of the first names that comes to mind. In the past, we had AmonRa recovery, which still retains several faithful followers. Lately, TWRP has emerged as another excellent custom recovery that many have started to favor over CWM due to a larger feature set and...

Jelly Bean Tweak Pack for Epic 4G Touch Fixes Various Errors

When it comes to fixing bugs in ROMs, most users don't care how the fixes are applied as long as they work. So it happens sometimes that fixes are released before they're merged into the actual ROM. This provides faster relief to some bugs, and devs don't have to rush to get things merged and...

Leaked FJ10 Test Build of Jelly Bean for Epic 4G Touch Now Available for Developers

It seems that the Sprint owners still on the Galaxy S II who did not upgrade to the HTC EVO 4G LTE or the Samsung Galaxy S3 are still due for an Android update. Just a few months ago and after MANY months of waiting and delays, Sprint and Samsung decided to release, the awaited ICS...

Fixing the GPS Problem on Epic 4G Touch Once and for All

In most cases, a nagging issue or consistent problem is eventually fixed by our talented developers and members here at XDA. We've seen ends to a plethora of issues, including signal problems, slow data, redraw, and all sorts of other things. However, not all issues can be solved so quickly. Samsung Epic 4G Touch owners know...

Temporarily Boot to Stock ICS on Epic 4G Touch From CM9

While running CyanogenMod on a CDMA device has many advantages, one glaring disadvantage is the ability to update your PRL (Preferred Roaming List) or data profile, which are only available via stock ROMs. Often times if you need to run a GPS fix or update your PRL, you need to backup your CM9 install, restore...

Safe Kernel for AOSP-Based ROMs on the Epic 4G Touch

For those who haven't heard, there have been some issues with Samsung ICS leaks and brick bugs. The Samsung Epic 4G Touch was no exception to kernel- and recovery-related issues. When CM9 ROMs were were first coming out on the Epic Touch, they didn't come with a custom recovery. To flash to a different ROM,...

Enable USB Modem/Diag Mode on CDMA Samsung Devices

When flashing an AOSP ROM on a CDMA phone, it's a win-some lose-some affair. You gain the functionality that comes with a pure Android experience. However, you traditionally lose USB Modem and Diagnosis Mode on your device. For those who are unaware, USB Mode and Diagnosis Mode are accessed via codes you enter into the...