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How to Fix Force Closes on Rooted Galaxy Note SGH-i717!

So, every once in awhile I get a question like this:

So every rom i install on my note book my mms and sms force closes on. Telling me that messaging has stop work. Please help before i throw my phone from a moving car

Well, there’s a fix for this. The reason why you get force closes on your Galaxy Note SGH-i717 when you install custom ROMs and if it doesn’t go away even with wiping cache, your data partition has become corrupt.

For fix, simply download Darkside Wipe (it’s for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 but I’ve used it on my Galaxy Note SGH-i717 before

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T-Mobile ICS Radios for AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717!

For those of you who are using AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 on T-Mobile (or similar networks), here’s 3 ICS radios you can try to improve your signals.

Try all of them out and let me know if any of them work for you.

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T-mobile Blaze ICS Radio

UVLK1 based ICS radio

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How to Enable T-Mobile 3G/4G HSPA+ on your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717!

Here’s how to enable T-Mobile 3G/4G HSPA+ on your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717. ¬†With this you will be able to fully use your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 3G/4G network and get voice with 3G/4G data.

In other words, T-Mobile users can now buy the AT&T Galaxy Note at full retail price, pop their SIM cards, and start using Galaxy Note fully.

Here’s a video demo of my T-Mobile SIM card with voice/data/3G/4G/HSPA+ working flawless on my AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717:

Before you begin, you will need:


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How to Unlock SIM on your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717! [Bell/Rogers/Telus]

If you want to enable T-Mobile voice and data on your AT&T Galaxy Note, you will need to unlock SIM on your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 first.

Step 1. Dial *#06# in your Dialer.

Step 2. Write down the IMEI number you get.

Step 3. Go to (You can also use any other cellular unlocking service of your choice. I just used this one since it came up first on Google.)

Step 4. Choose i717 Galaxy Note 4G LTE or the phone you have. It should also work for Ro

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How to Get FREE Wifi Tethering Hotspot on AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717!

So, you want to get FREE wifi tethering mobile hotspot on your AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717?  Normally you would have to pay extra $20-30 a month for mobile hotspot functionality but you can bypass this and get it for free.

*Note – This does give you FREE wifi tethering BUT it still counts under your monthly internet usage plan UNLESS you have grandfathered unlimited plan from AT&T.

Step 1. Download and install Titanium Backup app from the Market.

Step 2. Open Titanium Backup app, choose “Backup/Restore” tab and find “Tether

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