Samsung Galaxy Centura FAQ
Sunday 12th of May 2013
This is a work in progress and, as such, if you feel that there is anything that needs adding, please PM a guide or start a thread in Private Chat With Staff with your suggestions.Many thanks 1. General Android phone FAQ's?2. How can I improve my battery life?3. Are there any Samsung Galaxy Centura Tips & Tricks?4. What are the known problems with the Samsung Galaxy Centura?5. Forum related questions.6. What is root?/What does being rooted mean?Q: General Android phone FAQ's?A: Here is a thread on general Android Phone FAQ'sQ: How can I improve my battery life? A: Smartphones operate on a sort of spectrum. On one end you could put battery life, on the other end all those options like wifi/3g/sync (among other things). If you want great battery life you can't have those on all the time. If you want those on all the time, you won't get great battery life. It is best to find the compromise that works best for you and what you want most out of your phone. Here are a couple of things that you could consider - adjust the screen brightness, do not use live wallpapers, switch off networ
Samsung Galaxy Centura Wallpaper
Sunday 08th of September 2013
I have created a wallpaper in tribute to the Samsung Galaxy Centura running stock Ice Cream Sandwich. It is available from the Google Play Store at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pha.sti.acu or by searching for "Centura Wallpaper". Looking for ratings/stars. Enjoy!
predictive text. galaxy Centura how to improve accuracy
Monday 09th of September 2013
Predictive text on Galaxy Centura is inaccurate and wastes time. I loved it on the Tmobile Prism. How to.improve. accuracy on the Centura?
same problem as vmbridun's samsung centura
Thursday 12th of September 2013
centura, default, default storage, interal storage, samsung galaxy centura, sd_card I can't seem to find a way to make the default storage my SD card
time,data & text left on Tracfone Centura
Saturday 12th of October 2013
On a Centura serviced by Tracfone, How do I find how much usage there is left and when my service will expire. I have been able to do this immediately when I turned on my other cell phones serviced by Tracfone, but can find this info on the Centura
Samsung Galaxy Centura Cases?
Sunday 05th of January 2014
I just recently got a samsung galaxy centura for christmas and I've noticed that redbubble finally allows you to order cases for your phone, but they don't have and option for Galaxy Centura. I was wondering if cases for the Galaxy S4 would fit a Galaxy Centura. And if not, where can I find personalized cases like the ones you can find on redbubble?
I have really tried to like the Centura...
Thursday 09th of January 2014
But it's becoming really hard. First there is the time issue which admittedly doesn't bother me much and only happens every few months but it's still a little annoying. Second, there's the lag when I pull down the notification bar which I thought I had fixed by clearing my call log and system cache until it happened today. Third, this is my second Centura and both of them will randomly come on in the middle of the night, even when unplugged. Finally, I dropped it from waist height today onto a floor with vinyl tile (and it's in a dual layer silicone/hard plastic protective case) and when I went to pick it up it was off! It's working fine now but all these things together is starting to seriously annoy me. I'm starting to think that I've been ripped off.All Samsung will do is refer me to Straight Talk and Straight Talk will only replace it with another Centura. At this point I'm considering "accidentally" dropping it in a sink full of water and making a replacement plan claim just to get my money back. As far as another phone I'm thinking about getting a Verizon prepaid Moto
centura will not roam
Saturday 15th of February 2014
ok I just bought a centura last night (net10) cdma-v... this thing will not roam.. I also have a us cellular samsung rep... I loooove this cell's service... the centura really sucks...net10 has disabled the roaming options in the menus of the centurahow can I turn the roaming back on???? I will root the cell if I must... just please help me with this issue...all im asking for is voice roaming
recovering photos from centura
Friday 09th of May 2014
Does the centura even have an sd card? I couldnt find one on mine. Ive read elsewhere on this forum that after a factory reset, photos on the phones hard drive couldnt be restored, but ones on an sd could be. and if they do have sd cards, can anyone recomend a program or method for recovering photos after a factory reset on a centura?thanks
I want to bring CyanogenMod to the Samsung Galaxy Centura, is it cool to ask for help?
Thursday 11th of September 2014
Hey folks. I have an interest in porting more Open-Source ROMs to affordable, accessible, preferably prepaid phones. had been been experimenting with porting CyanogenMod and Replicant to non-official devices for a while on the ZTE Force and the LG Optimus Logic, when my buddy came over with his new Samsung Galaxy Centura, took a glance at it, and realized I had been making my own life way harder because this device had almost none of the complications that had arisen in my previous attempts to port. It was pretty exciting. I'd like to port CyanogenMod to this phone, and if possible even gain official support. But right now, there are some complications, mostly financial, keeping me from doing this. For one thing, I don't have the hardware myself. In order to port to the Centura, I'm probably going to need a Centura. It's not an expensive phone, but it would be irresponsible for me to purchase one at this time. I'm hoping I can find someone with an old Centura they would be willing to send me to work with.Additionally, I make my living working freelance, removing malware from people's