SAMSUNG VIBRANT Posts on XDA

CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies for Select Devices

We recently told you about the CyanogenMod team beginning work on CM10. Now, a significant milestone has been reached: CM10 Nightlies have appeared for select devices. For those who aren't familiar, a nightly build is an automatic build incorporating the latest changes in CM source for a device. Yesterday, CyanogenMod released the list of those...

Slim Bean Jelly Bean ROMs Available for Several Devices

With the release of the Jelly Bean source code to AOSP last month, we are seeing more and more of Jelly Bean ROMs ported to various Android devices. Slim Bean is the Jelly Bean variant of the popular Slim ICS ROM, and it is now available for several devices including the Samsung Vibrant, Nexus S,...

Devil Kernel Config Gives Galaxy S Users Kernel Control

There are a lot of tool kits out there that help users modify their ROM and how it works. They can add scripts, mods and tweaks to boost anything from performance to battery life. One portion that doesn't get as much attention is the kernel. There are a few kernel tool kits out there, although...

Heimdall Suite Brings Linux and Mac Support to Over 50 Million Handsets

Heimdall Suite, an Open-Source Cross-Platform set of tools designed to flash firmware to Samsung devices, has received an incremental update to version 1.3.2. This latest update supports Galaxy S II GT-I9100, Galaxy Player,  Captivate, Vibrant, Fascinate, Mesmerize, Epic 4G, Galaxy S 4G, Infuse 4G, GT-I9000T, Galaxy Tab (7 and 10.1 inches) and of course the Galaxy S GT-i9000.  If your Samsung device is not listed...

Team ICSSGS Brings Pure AOSP ICS To Samsung Galaxy S Lineup

Ice Cream Sandwich might be taking its time rolling out to phones that don't have a Nexus branding, but that hasn't stopped Team ICSSGS from delivering their namesake, ICS for the Samsung Galaxy lineup.They began their work nearly 2 months ago in November with the release of ICS on the Samsung Captivate and has been...

Ice Cream Sandwich Ports Progress Report

Ice Cream Sandwich ports are highly sought after, given the hype and price of the phone that runs it. However, providing there is support behind development, there is every chance you can run it on your device. This article is here to list the current ICS ports on our most popular  forums and their individual...

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...

Wifi Calling App For JPK 2.2.1

For those of you who haven't made the leap to Gingerbread, for whatever reason but would really like to have WiFi calling on your Android device, check out XDA Senior Member Segnaro's latest work.The XDA member, after spending many hours trying to get WiFi calling working on the Samsung Vibrant running Android 2.2.1 has finally...

Set Permissions Init Script For Vibrant

Forgetting about setting proper permissions when pushing a custom framework can lead to some nasty problems on your Android phone as discovered by XDA forum member birgertime.To avoid this in future, the XDA member has written a script to fix this in a flashable zip. Upon every boot, the script will scan /system/app, /system/framework and...

Stop MMS From Showing Up In Call Logs On Vibrant

If seeing your MMS's in your Vibrant call log annoys you, XDA forum member Br1cK'd has posted a 'How To' on stopping them appearing.Based upon two other threads on fixing call logs by XDA members eury23 and Mammon88, the XDA dev has written a detailed tutorial on how to take the LogsProvider.apk from you ROM...

Samsung Vibrant – Video How-To Thread

If you have a Samsung Vibrant device, this may be of your interest. XDA member connexion2005 compiled a great thread containing links to how to´s on video. Topics such as how to flash, backup and restore, how to soft UN-Brick any Galaxy S, how to enter recovery and download Mode, rooting, networking, and reviews. No doubt...

Samsung Vibrant to Get Froyo Update Tomorrow

XDA member jmerchant informed us earlier today that there is something coming. Something that will hit all Vibrant users in the "happy" spot. Well, that last sentence came out wrong, but basically this will make them really happy. After months of speculations and complaints against Samsung and T-Mobile, it seems that the version of the...