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Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

I am absolutely thrilled to be getting my brand new S3 on Saturday. I want to have some fun exploring it and all its features. To help me celebrate and to get the most out of my new phone can anyone suggest what are the must have apps?

 

Oh and on a more serious note, i have saved some texts on my old phone for legal reasons. How do i transfer them to my new mobile as I want to flog the old phone!! Smiley Happy

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Re: Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

Apps are a personnal thing so what I like, you may not Smiley Wink

As for backing up your Text messages, try this app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.riteshsahu.SMSBackupRestore&feature=search_result#...
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Re: Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

I use SMS Backup+ which is ideal for me as it links directly into my GMail account as a seperate label under the inbox.

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zegoggles.smssync&feature=related_apps#?t=W251bGws...

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Re: Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

As Mi5 said its a personal preference, the three I use the most are BBC news, Sky sports News and Met office.
I forgot whatsapp, this is a must have.

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Re: Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

 

Hi, nice 1 I hope you enjoy the s3. 

Have a look on androidforums.com there is a section for the S3 & loads of threads about apps/games/tips/troubleshooting etc.... very helpful & informative. Smiley Happy

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I hadn't heard of a few of these haha.

I'll give some of them a go.

Data Manager sounds right up my street, cheers tony7bear

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I can never understand why people insist on adding extra apps to their Android phone to perform tasks their handset already handles!

Juice defender/battery monitor/power monitor/advanced task killer etc......

Extra memory used, extra battery - defeats the object surely? Smiley Tongue

I think some Android users have caught i-phone-itis, ie/ "there's an app for that"!! Smiley Wink 

 

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@GrahamF. 
One of the best posts I have read on here for a while.

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Re: Getting My Snazzy New Samsung S3 On Saturday! What Are The Must Have Apps?

Thank you to everyone who took the time to reply! My S3 is chocka block with apps today! I have been busy downloading stuff!! Christmas is the time to play and have fun!! Smiley Very Happy