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Just bought a Galaxy Note!!!

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wheee.gifwheee.gif SOOOOOO excited! My windows phone is horrible and I am so excited to go to such an awesome device like this running android! Got it in white. Should be pretty epic.

So ya just wanted to brag.
    
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Congratz bro, that phone should have decentl developer support as well.
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Unlock the bootloader immediately. ASAP!!!
Root the phone and install Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 Roms.
Leaked 4.0.4. is already out and developers are scrambling to release their latest ROMS based on 4.0.4.
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Nice. Tell me how it feels like, since to be honest, it looks too big for normal everyday usage. tongue.gif




Quote:
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Unlock the bootloader immediately. ASAP!!!
Root the phone and install Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 Roms.
Leaked 4.0.4. is already out and developers are scrambling to release their latest ROMS based on 4.0.4.


If its his first time using Android, I highly suggest not doing so until you're familiar with the whole OS and such. rolleyes.gif
   
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Nice. Tell me how it feels like, since to be honest, it looks too big for normal everyday usage. tongue.gif
If its his first time using Android, I highly suggest not doing so until you're familiar with the whole OS and such. rolleyes.gif

I say it because if you do it much later, you have already accumulated so much data, and when you unlock the bootloader, Android will do a complete wipe and erase all your data on the phone and on the microSD card. For a techie and such, I'm sure williamhaynard will eventually root his phone. Might as well be now. Read through XDA Developer forums and Rootzwiki to learn everything about your phone and rooting. It is near impossible to brick an Android phone. I emphasize "near impossible". Good luck with your new Galaxy Note.
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Sweet bro, I'm glad you finally got what you wanted. Massive HD screen has to be awesome for media content, etc. ^_^
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I got a Galaxy Note alongside my SII, and it's a nice phone but I just had to return it, it's far too large for normal use, and you look like a right plonker using it as a phone. it's like holding a netbook to your face.

So I just returned it and stuck with my SII which is a far better size.
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I say it because if you do it much later, you have already accumulated so much data, and when you unlock the bootloader, Android will do a complete wipe and erase all your data on the phone and on the microSD card. For a techie and such, I'm sure williamhaynard will eventually root his phone. Might as well be now. Read through XDA Developer forums and Rootzwiki to learn everything about your phone and rooting. It is near impossible to brick an Android phone. I emphasize "near impossible". Good luck with your new Galaxy Note.

Noted. Actually it had happened to me earlier, Though unrooted, my Phone was not receiving an update released months ago, i contacted Customer Support and Their forums and they had no idea why it was happening. So, flashed (un-rooted) my phone to a Global Generic update, feels alot better but lost most of my data on my Phone and my SD Card is filled with tons of junk i'm not sure whats in there.
But yea, @OP just familiarize yourself with Android first, your choice to root or not, but do take care now, Boot loops are quite messy.
   
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I've heard that those versions of ICS that you flash aren't completely working on some phones. Am I right? Also, does the S-Pen work with ICS?
    
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I made a Galaxy Note owners thread that no one joined, so I feel lonely or that I thought I was the only one to own a note frown.gif

People think this phones big, and yea I guess it is, but I dont find it that bad, I brought a bigger battery that sticks out at the back, and im still fine with it.

Its a nice device, apparently ice cream is comming soon for us as well
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