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nexgencpu    3,932

I did kill all of the Oculus background stuff+using nova launcher and sped up animation to .5, don't know how much affect that had on it, but performance has been super smooth lately.

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themuffinman    2,592

100% stock, made no tweaks or adjustments and she is as smooth as ever. I do have the occasional random reboot but even hasn't happened in a while.

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Galaxyguy    537

For those having "random" reboots, there is an auto restart feature that reboots the phone every 7 days. Make sure that is off if you don't want it on. It's in the settings.

 

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Terrell352    2,248

First HDR YouTube devices. Note 8 and S8/S8+. e39cfd5bcb464c8a86d9404bf31a43af.jpg

 

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nexgencpu    3,932

First HDR YouTube devices. Note 8 and S8/S8+.

 

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Just updated Youtube and also got the option. Funny thing, im able to run it full 1440p60 HDR over LTE which bolds well for Sprint. But, the GS8 is kinda struggling to not drop frames which is interesting.

 

BTW the video quality is pretty amazing.

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Terrell352    2,248

Just updated Youtube and also got the option. Funny thing, im able to run it full 1440p60 HDR over LTE which bolds well for Sprint. But, the GS8 is kinda struggling to not drop frames which is interesting.

Yeah at 720p it's fine but at 1440p HDR is at best 40fps

 

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nexgencpu    3,932

Yeah at 720p it's fine but at 1440p HDR is at best 40fps

 

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I'm surprised the Adreno 840 cant handle this in hardware. At least this brings another excuse to upgrade to a better SOC.

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mnjeepmale    114

I upgraded one of my lines from a Note 4 to the S8+. When I went through the initial setup it installed over 100 apps which looks like from my Note 4 phone. 

What have you been using to copy everything else? ie - SMS, music, pictures, etc

Do you use Samsung Switch app?

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SeanK_    489
11 hours ago, mnjeepmale said:

I upgraded one of my lines from a Note 4 to the S8+. When I went through the initial setup it installed over 100 apps which looks like from my Note 4 phone. 

What have you been using to copy everything else? ie - SMS, music, pictures, etc

Do you use Samsung Switch app?

I used either Samsung Switch or Google's Backup, but when I was on the S7 Edge I just used the Switch and it worked perfectly.

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1dante    30

Just got my girl the S8+ unlocked to use on at&t. Just wondering if anyone could tell me if she'll be missing out on anything vs. the carrier version of the phone. 

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mnjeepmale    114

Another question. This phone is the unlocked version of the S8+. There is no voicemail app. 

 

What have people been using for voicemail on the unlocked version?

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mrjeff    26
14 hours ago, mnjeepmale said:

Another question. This phone is the unlocked version of the S8+. There is no voicemail app. 

 

What have people been using for voicemail on the unlocked version?

 

You can use the standard 'call your phone number' to get your voicemail.  I know Google voice / Youmail is a popular option for some but I've heard some people might have trouble using it if they enable wifi calling?  Not sure.

Alternatively, you can always flash the Sprint firmware onto the unlocked version.  Just be prepared there is a ton of bloatware.  

 

 

 

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mrjeff    26

Hey just wondering how often or under what circumstances (driving, home, etc.) are people using Calling Plus?  

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mmark27    873
7 hours ago, mrjeff said:

Hey just wondering how often or under what circumstances (driving, home, etc.) are people using Calling Plus?  

I have mine on all the time, so.....all the time, I guess?? 

It's been working fine for me and I have only had 1 dropped call, but I usually have a dropped call here or there before Calling Plus too. The connection between my wife's phone and mine is always so crystal clear. Especially through our car bluetooth kits now, which was starting to be a problem with the S8 and S8+ before Calling Plus. 

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nexgencpu    3,932

So far, I have found no major reason to turn it off. Coverage wise I'd say it's about 90% of 1x for me. Quality is two or three times better. It's not perfect in congested areas, but still pretty great considering no QOS.

I have noticed that because my girl uses GV sometimes the quality of her calls aren't that great, but that's GV's integration fault.

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BlueAngel    777
15 hours ago, mrjeff said:

Hey just wondering how often or under what circumstances (driving, home, etc.) are people using Calling Plus?  

All the time no problems, had one issue last week though at work. We don't get the best signal (doesn't matter the network they all suck here) and I was on WiFi Calling and my boss called me and I was on a hardly usable WiFi signal and dropped the call and had no LTE to fall back onto. I fixed it by turning WiFI off and I toggled Airplane mode and that got me back into LTE and I was able to finish the phone call. Otherwise it works great no issues at all besides that one time which now I won't have to deal with because I know in that particular area LTE works fine but for some reason my phone was being stupid and didn't try and find a signal.<_<

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