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Help needed choosing a new phone


Monday 29th of August 2011 / everythingandroid.org
Hello. Recently I've broken my old SE C510i's screen, so I need a new phone.I'm currently torn between the HTC Sensation and Samsung Galaxy SII. My girlfriend has the Desire S and I'm very impressed by HTC's quality, but the Sensation seems to take a serious beating in reviews due to a very short battery life. The screen resolution is higher but the quality isn't nearly as good as S2's (or so they say). Also, it seems to be slower than the Samsung. The problem is, I'm not sure that I even need a phone this size, though smaller phones are slower/have less features. I've read about the upcoming HTC Vigor, which is supposed to be even better, but most of the info are rumors and I need my own phone as soon as possible. The price isn't known either and the Sensation is already close to crossing the line of "affordable" so Vigor might be (with specs like those it just has to be) even more expensive.So:Which one would you choose and why?Are two cores really needed (is there anything that even uses all that power?) or is it more of a future-proofing feature?Which one is more custom
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Bricked phone with broken home button, what to do???? Help!


Monday 22nd of April 2013 / forums.androidcentral.com
So my girlfriends telephone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 Its had a unresponsive home button for a while now. But this morning, it suddenly decided to become bricked, stucked looping on the start up screen. I'm not sure if this is due to the fact the battery has seemed to be loosing performance lately or not. Can anyone tell me in lame terms how I can get in to recovery mode, or fix this start up problem/bricked, with a non-working home button. What is the usual life span on a Galaxy 2? The girlfriend has only had this phone for 15 months, and she keeps it in her bag normally, not treated that bad, would get more abuse in my trouser pocket I think. Cheers.Matt
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galaxy s2 broken screen help!!!!!!!!!!


Saturday 26th of May 2012 / androidforums.com
Hi guys I am new here but hope some one can help I have a galaxy s2 and i dropped it last week smashing the screen the phone seems to work apart from the screen is dead It rings if called and makes noise of a text received but with no screen nothing works.And stupidly did not have it insured and the screen is very expensive to replace.......But my main problem is I can't access my photos which is the most important thing it is running ics and when i connect it to pc I can't acess any files can anybody help?I was wondering if it is possible to connect a mhl adapter with a mains powered usb hub and otg lead with usb mouse would I be able to use my tv with a mouse to control the phone? Or does the otg lead and usb mouse only work if the device is rooted?Can any one please help answer my questions my thanks mark.
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Help Needed-Phone LCD Broken, Need Files


Sunday 14th of April 2013 / forums.androidcentral.com
My phone (galaxy s2 att) LCD screen randomly broke inside. The phone works but the screen does not show anything. I need the files inside, however there is a pattern lock so nothing shows up when I connect it to the computer. Should i find a way to bypass the lock? Or should I try to control my phone from my computer through androidscreencast.jnlp? Please help
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help! my phone is broken?


Thursday 28th of June 2012 / androidforums.com
helo guys maybe u have any idea whats going on to my phone.every time i do a full wipe to my phone in cwmr like in mounts and storage format cache, format data, format system.then hit reboot. after i do this i always get stock on siyah logo and takes forever, it wont do to normal boot up. any idea guys?and i couldnt even go to the recovery mode. my screen will only show the samsung galaxy s2 then screen went black and if i press anything it will flash the screen white then black, maybe it is because of too much flashing rom? i dont know. how can i post a video? it is 38.9mb file mp4, so that you guys can see whats wrong after i turned it on.
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galaxy s2 broken screen


Saturday 03rd of August 2013 / androidforums.com
have a broken screen ,will power up but is locked .wont connect to kies because phone is locked need to get my contacts...help
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HELP! Samsung Galaxy S2 won't go past "SAMSUNG" logo, home button broken!!


Thursday 12th of September 2013 / androidforums.com
Okay, so my Samsung Galaxy S2 is stuck on the loading "samsung" screen and won't go beyond that. I've switched it on and off countless times, however am unable to do a hard reset (home+power+volume) as my home button stopped working (a few months back). I've tried connecting it to Kies (unsuccefully) and replaced the battery countless times. It's running Jellybean 4.0.Is there any other way to factor reset it or a way to fix it?Thankyou in advance for any advice.
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s2 hd lte wont go past boot screen


Friday 18th of October 2013 / androidforums.com
hello PLEASE HELPi have a galaxy s2 hd lte that works fine....up until this morning. the part where you plug in the charger is broken but my sister has the same phone as me so we alternate batteries when she can charge them, we have been doing this for a month now but i just put in the new battery and it wont go past the screen that has the word SAMSUNG and the word is flashing blue i have tried all the reboot stuff and it just wont work.any help would be very very amazing
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Help with Galaxy SII - Powers on, senses my touch, but no graphics. HELP


Thursday 12th of December 2013 / forums.androidcentral.com
So I tried to fix this galaxy t989 s2, broken lens. I watched several videos on youtube, seemed fairly easy. All seemed to go well. Phone looks brand new, and turns on, but I get a blue flash along the left side of the screen, and that's about it. It can sense my touch on the screen, as I hear it working as usual, but I've got a black screen, no graphics. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for your help, appreciated.
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