orb3000 · Jul 18, 2011 at 12:00 am

Weekly Q&A: Week 44

Welcome to week 44 of our weekly Questions and Answers article. We select five questions that might not be of help to you, but it might still be interesting to read or to pass on to someone who might be looking for that answer.

Q: Does Screen Filter app really work to lower battery usage? Or is it just a placebo effect? Can I set my screen to 100% and use the filter to save batt?

A: Depends on the screen, but you can still benefit from Screen Filter because it will make your screen not as bright to your eyes, which is good if you need to use it at night and don’t want to be blinded/wake up your spouse/whatever.

  • Found in the Questions and Answers section.

Q: Put a new SD card in the samsung focus. It isnt reading it. I am sure i have to format it some how but i dont know the sequence of buttons and procedure to get it to reformat. Hold camera + power or something like that. Any help would be great.

A: Power, down volume, and camera button till exclamation shows up

  • Found in the Q&A Windows Phone 7 Development and Hacking section.

Q: Google+ how to install it on a wp7 phone?

A: iOS and Android only but you can access via web: m.google.com/app/plus

  • Found in the Q&A Windows Phone 7 Development and Hacking section.

Q: How to check battery capacity?
As question I think I got 1580mAh not 1520 mAh… How to make sure which battery is in our sensation?

A: you can see your information on the batterie itself, power off your device, remove the back cover and remove your batterie on the other side, just before the serial number you have : Model BG58100 Rating 3.7VDC 1520mAh 5.62Whr

  • Found in the Sensation Q&A section.

Q: Do I have to re-downgrade to a stock ROM lower than 1.7 to flash a custom ROM or is that done to get Radio and ENG S-off?

A: If you already have root and s-off i would assume that there is no reason to downgrade again. As far as i am aware radio is not backed up by a NAND backup so be best to take note of what radio you have.

  • Found in the Desire HD Q&A section.

We certainly hope that you can use these bits of knowledge. This site is full of wonderful guides for virtually every question you could have. If you want us to publish a specific question, please contact any of the News Writers.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
GermainZ · Mar 5, 2015 at 01:50 pm · no comments

HTC to Replace Swype with TouchPal

According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...

XDA NEWS
Emil Kako · Mar 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm · no comments

Do You Think the Apple Watch Will Be a Huge Success?

Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.

DISCUSS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 5, 2015 at 10:09 am · no comments

Huawei: A Giant the Western World Should Look Out For

The smartphone landscape is drastically changing its focus. What was once a North-America-centric monopoly of high-specification phones is now merely an afterimage of the past. The meat of the game is elsewhere now; emerging markets looking for good bang-for-buck are what OEMs are increasingly aiming towards, and in this new game the old players must adapt-or-die. Xiaomi has grown at one of the most notable rates in the industry, leading it to become the world's most valuable start-up; and its...

XDA NEWS
Share This