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Old October 9th, 2010, 08:29 AM   #51 (permalink)
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For anyone having text message duplications there's a quick fix using a free app

it's called SMS Backup & Restore

Very simple to use:
~install the app
~backup
~delete messages
~restore
~click yes when it asked if you want to scan and remove duplicates

Job done

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Thanks.

Now have just shot a load of video in 720p but on playback its very jerky. No its not me as I do this for a living.

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scrolling through my pics in the gallery is much slower ; pics load as i scroll slowly, then need to reload again if i scroll a few pages down and scroll back
^this

it's really annoying, only just noticed it the other day. makes browsing pictures on the phone virtually useless. before the update they all loaded instantly and remained so as you scrolled back and forth, now it's just countless grey boxes, then *waaaaiting* as they load
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Did you have to root to remove the apps?

any chance you could provide a detailed step by step guide of doing this? my battery life is flipping shocking at the moment!
Hi Ben,

My phone is not rooted - I simply de-installed the apps likely to cause problems (highlighted by kind people on here) and rebooted, installed them after following this charging process. I did wait for a bit before installing them, just to see if the charge suggestion worked... and it did. Re-installing the apps hasn't screwed it up either.

Prior to the Froyo upgrade I removed the Advanced Task Killer. I did try post upgrade but the tasks kept restarting themselves so I removed it. I don't use it at all now.

Charging

This isn't new info, but it's worth repeating... To recover your battery do the following:

1. Charge for at leasr 8hrs with the phone switched on.
2. Switch the phone off, charge for 1hr
3. Switch phone on, wait for 2 mins
4. Charge for 1hr

This comes from another post and was reported to be a suggestion from someone at HTC.

It really worked brillianty and turned what was otherwise going to become a useless phone into a real winner again

Let me know how you get on.

PS - the apps I removed and reinstalled were 3G Watchdog and Motolen Battery lite.

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hi, I have an issue when I'm writing an sms message.. mid way through typing the screen jumps up to the top of the conversation and I have to scroll down to see what I'm typing. This happens quite regularly and I didn't notice the problem before the update although I didn't have the phone very long prior to 2.2.

Has anyone else had this problem or know of a cure?

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I also get this once or twice so far
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hi, I have an issue when I'm writing an sms message.. mid way through typing the screen jumps up to the top of the conversation and I have to scroll down to see what I'm typing. This happens quite regularly and I didn't notice the problem before the update although I didn't have the phone very long prior to 2.2.

Has anyone else had this problem or know of a cure?

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Me three. Also I used the trackpad to position the cursor in a part written message, started typing again & the new text came in somewhere entirely different....*sighs*

Since updating I am also convinced that my battery drains quicker & my volume levels are quieter which is a complete disaster because the volume on this phone was never brilliant to start off with. I haven't tried the WiFi hotspot or blue tooth yet but so far am not convinced I have benefited by upgrading (apart from getting Flashlight which has already proved handy for getting my key in the door & being able to move some apps to the SD card) & would wind it back if I as able.
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Oh........and I forgot to say I lost all my internet bookmarks so had to re-add them as I have no idea how to use/reinstate from the .dat backup file created during the upgrade process.
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Now have just shot a load of video in 720p but on playback its very jerky. No its not me as I do this for a living.

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I have just tried the video, and it is definitely jerky, like it cant quite keep up on playback. Have you tried in on pc? I have only played it back through the phone, perhaps its better on computer?
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Me three. Also I used the trackpad to position the cursor in a part written message, started typing again & the new text came in somewhere entirely different....*sighs*

Since updating I am also convinced that my battery drains quicker & my volume levels are quieter which is a complete disaster because the volume on this phone was never brilliant to start off with. I haven't tried the WiFi hotspot or blue tooth yet but so far am not convinced I have benefited by upgrading (apart from getting Flashlight which has already proved handy for getting my key in the door & being able to move some apps to the SD card) & would wind it back if I as able.
As for the sms side of things, have you tried calibrating the touch screen again? I did this, and I cant remember it happening since...although that could just be my poor memory. always worth a try though.
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Hi, I'm new to both HTC and android and am technically challenged, Please be gentle with me

I can't pair my bluetooth headset - I don't know if thats since the 2.2 upgrade but it's a possibility.

I also have problems with Orange maps....long story ....it wants to re register me evry time i connect...tiresome. After numerous calls/visits to Orange shops they advised I join a forum! the app will not delete,I have successfully managed to hard reset my handset (much to my surprise) however it made no difference to the app . Orange shop staff suggested I just use a different app! I would ....but the google based Navigate on my handset doesn't seem to have a way to store addresses/places visited which was useful in the other app and allowed me to pre programme my routes.

Any suggestions??
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I'm on Orange 2.2 - not rooted, used the installed Google Navigate fine today for the first time and it worked fine, even remembering addresses I must have entered into other Google apps.

Tend not to bother at all with the Orange software.

However, I am disappointed with froyo too - what has it given me? Phone isnt faster that i notice, I was looking forward to sending apps to the SD but can only send about five of them. No idea why Sudoku, Color nOTE, Memory trainer, virtual recorder, chess and metronome etc cant be sent. They're not even remotely connected to how the OS runs.

I'm going to try and uninstall a lot, reboot, then re-install.

Battery seems slightly better, but that may well be wishful thinking or perhaps to do with I'm no longer obsessed with task killing.

But...
I've got a flashlight.
Yippee doodah.
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No idea why Sudoku, Color nOTE, Memory trainer, virtual recorder, chess and metronome etc cant be sent. They're not even remotely connected to how the OS runs.
The reason why you can't move those apps is because the app developers haven't updated their software to use the SD card feature that was added to 2.2.
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[QUOTE=graceydaisy;1725219]I would ....but the google based Navigate on my handset doesn't seem to have a way to store addresses/places visited which was useful in the other app and allowed me to pre programme my routes.[QUOTE]

You can 'star' places on Google navigate/maps, perhaps this will be useful for you?
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Havnt been too impressed with the update so far

The internet scrolling has deteriorated, very jerky and slow

The battery does not last as long - it's fine on standby BUT as soon as I put on the Internet the battery goes down very quickly, before the update it wasnt this bad

When I search a text and when I try to click it a force close happens

BUT the flashlight is awesome
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Havnt been too impressed with the update so far

The internet scrolling has deteriorated, very jerky and slow

The battery does not last as long - it's fine on standby BUT as soon as I put on the Internet the battery goes down very quickly, before the update it wasnt this bad

When I search a text and when I try to click it a force close happens

BUT the flashlight is awesome
I think that is the only thing I think everyone is happy with, the flashlight haha. I think I will link the HTC support team to this forum
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The battery does not last as long - it's fine on standby BUT as soon as I put on the Internet the battery goes down very quickly, before the update it wasnt this bad.
Yep, yep, yep.....I agree totally. My battery was definitely not draining as fast prior to this update.
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i'm having several of the problems already mentioned here but my major concern at the moment is not being able to access the market. I can't even get in to it let alone download anything.

When i hit the market app it says the linked program is no longer installed on my phone.

I've done a bit of a search and have seen people with problems not being able to download from the market but none actually unable to connect to it.

Am i missing something or is there a simple fix?
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I am having the same issues as Blakey, in that bluetooth wont stay connected, definitely to do with the Orange android 2.2 update. Wish Orange motto was if it aint broken... then my bluetooth would work!!
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i'm having several of the problems already mentioned here but my major concern at the moment is not being able to access the market. I can't even get in to it let alone download anything.

When i hit the market app it says the linked program is no longer installed on my phone.

I've done a bit of a search and have seen people with problems not being able to download from the market but none actually unable to connect to it.

Am i missing something or is there a simple fix?
Just had a quick look online and this isn't too common, but I did see one or two people with same issue as this on other networks. The Vodafone forum staff said to factory reset which for the user with the problem, solved it. Perhaps worth a try if it doesn't sort itself out in the next few days. Of course you could always contact Orange technical support or email HTC support (I tried to send them a link to this forum, but the webpage repeatedly crashed on my PC). If anyone does tell them we have issues and links them here, let me know if you get a response and I won't send a duplicate email
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haven't noticed any real issues after doing my factory reset. something i was reluctant to do as it rarely solves anything. seems to have sorted most of the teething troubles like the lock screen going missing and the phone seems to absolutely fly along with much better battery life. i am now getting what you might call 2 heavy ish days of usage with email polling every 15 mins beside other things. battery was definately looking dodgy after the initial 2.2 update.
have given wifi hotspot a go and seems to connect to my netbook but wouldn't work cause 1 bar of 3g if i am lucky in my house.
i think the update tries to keep too many things in place and this isn't a good thing it seems. so bite the bullet and fatory reset after updating to orange 2.2 froyo is my advice for now anyway.
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I had some hassle here, have you all that have had issues had the phone visible, plus the visibility is for about 1.5 mins don't know how to keep visibility on all the time . Once I sorted this ,all fine .
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Got a bug:

If your alarm goes off and then you snooze it, then decide to send a text without turning the alarm off, if the alarm goes off whilst your sending a text it becomes impossible to turn off the alarm without turning off the phone.
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Got a bug:

If your alarm goes off and then you snooze it, then decide to send a text without turning the alarm off, if the alarm goes off whilst your sending a text it becomes impossible to turn off the alarm without turning off the phone.
Menu > Settings > Alarms > tick the "Allow Snoozetext" option

Just kidding! That's a strange bug, are you using the stock alarm and text message apps? I use different apps for both and never had that happen to me, and I often text while the alarm is on snooze.
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Menu > Settings > Alarms > tick the "Allow Snoozetext" option

Just kidding! That's a strange bug, are you using the stock alarm and text message apps? I use different apps for both and never had that happen to me, and I often text while the alarm is on snooze.
Yeah im using both stock.

It is a strange one i admit. But a bug nonetheless, i wonder if this is a handset wide bug?
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Phone in general seems slower at more or less everything.
Waste of time upgrade for me, wish I hadnt bothered.
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So after finally deciding not to root and debrand until after my warranty runs out, I decided to update to the OTA 2.2 from Orange........and all I can say is.......

.....what a bag o'sh~te!

First thing I noticed is that I no longer have Android Market. The shortcut was there, but getting the same as several others out there - the application is no longer linked and it doesn't appear on my apps list or anywhere else from what I can see.

Secondly - and probably more annoying than anything else - my internet now continually crashes on almost evey web page after it finishes loading or if I try to scroll through it.

Seriously?! After this much of a wait, you would have thought Orange would have got it running properly before the release. Come on Orange, pull your finger out!

.....oh, and thanks to the tip above about changing the plug-in options to 'on demand' - the internet now runs for abot 2 mins before force closing.....better than just force closing after hitting enter on Google.

.....and my battery has developed a leak.....at least I'm assuming it has as I can't understand why he battery is now draining faster than water through a sieve!
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HERE IS A FIX FOR ORANGE TETHERING AND HOTSPOT thanks to roger_dodger and all that helped. I am NOT rooted (if I do root using that new program3 will I get regular software imporovements?)

From your homescreen;

Menu/settings/Wireless&Networks/Mobile networks/Access Point Names

You should see the following three APNs;

Orange Internet
Consumer Broadband
Orange MMS

(that "consumer broadband" one is the one I don't remember seeing before, but I may have been blind. If you don't have it, go ahead and {assuming it's a clean factory-issue Orange Desire obviously} Unrevoke your Desire!)

Select Consumer Broadband

CHANGE the APN from "consumerbroadband" to "orangeinternet"

CHANGE the Username from <Not set> to "Orange"

CHANGE the password from <Not set> to "Multimedia"

Make sure you use the capital first letters exactly as I've typed them there. Oh, and don't type the " marks. I'm sure if you're smart enough to use XDA-Dev you already know that, but no harm in stating it for the n00blets.

Authentication type should be set to CHAP. Make sure, I think it was anyway but just check.

Press your Menu button, tap "Save"

And that's it.

Switch on your "Wifi Hotspot" in your usual way, search and connect from your lappie, surf the bejesus out of those pesky Orange ratbags. Meanwhile your phone keeps its own connection side by side your tethered hotspot - that's what the "Orange Internet" settings alter, so don't mess with those.

Don't forget to use one of the WPA security methods of course, otherwise some cheeky knob-jockey will definitely enjoy your Orange account's data capacity right up to the hair.

Please press thanks button below if this works for you.
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works great, a massive thank you. Just shows you that the users are more intelligent than Orange or HTC, who are still saying its a bug.
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not sure where to find a wifi hotspot so never tried that!
ALL Texts got deleted
Phone reboots when browsing while powered (10 times)
Home screen got corrupted and clock stopped working on home page even though system clock was fine
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I am having the same issues as Blakey, in that bluetooth wont stay connected, definitely to do with the Orange android 2.2 update. Wish Orange motto was if it aint broken... then my bluetooth would work!!
Blakey isn't having these issues any more, He rooted with unrevoked and installed an up to date rom. The phone is now bullet quick and EVERYTHING works as it's supposed to, including the bluetooth & wifi tethering. I have no idea WTF orange do to these handsets but when you remove the network operator from the equation you find out just how good your phone really is.
I was extremely hesitant at performing this procedure but I have to say it's painless and surprisingly simple.
End result = faster Internet, no bloatware so more space for aps that you do actually want and less services running that eat up power and data, and one very happy desire owner.
A big thank you to all the people that take the time to post the tutorials and bring us roms that make all this possible
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Blakey isn't having these issues any more, He rooted with unrevoked and installed an up to date rom. The phone is now bullet quick and EVERYTHING works as it's supposed to, including the bluetooth & wifi tethering.
Ohhhhh but rooting sounds so scary and invalidates your Warranty doesn't it? I've only just recovered from performing a factory reset on my phone a couple of days ago (recommended after installing the new 2.2 update) and that was nerve wracking enough! Luckily I got all my data and apps back from my SD card without incident c/o a couple of helpful little backup apps I got free from the market prior to commencing but nevertheless it was daunting stuff so I don't think my nerves could cope with anything more challenging!

*runs screaming from the scary rooooooooot stuff*
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Ohhhhh but rooting sounds so scary and invalidates your Warranty doesn't it? I've only just recovered from performing a factory reset on my phone a couple of days ago (recommended after installing the new 2.2 update) and that was nerve wracking enough! Luckily I got all my data and apps back from my SD card without incident c/o a couple of helpful little backup apps I got free from the market prior to commencing but nevertheless it was daunting stuff so I don't think my nerves could cope with anything more challenging!

*runs screaming from the scary rooooooooot stuff*
It's all actually very simple if you follow the instructions to the letter, never done anything like this before myself but got so angry with the situation with the orange update that I took the plunge.
all you need to do is go here [GUIDE] One Click How to Root the GSM & CDMA Desire with Unrevoked 3.21 - xda-developers
then head over to here [ROM] [12/10] Pre-rooted Stock Froyo (2.10.405.2) [Optional mods] - xda-developers and you will be free!
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Blakey isn't having these issues any more, He rooted with unrevoked and installed an up to date rom. The phone is now bullet quick and EVERYTHING works as it's supposed to, including the bluetooth & wifi tethering. I have no idea WTF orange do to these handsets but when you remove the network operator from the equation you find out just how good your phone really is.
I was extremely hesitant at performing this procedure but I have to say it's painless and surprisingly simple.
End result = faster Internet, no bloatware so more space for aps that you do actually want and less services running that eat up power and data, and one very happy desire owner.
A big thank you to all the people that take the time to post the tutorials and bring us roms that make all this possible
Think I will have to take the plunge as heard nothing back from HTC customer service which is a suprize, didnt even bother with Orange as know what they are like. Total joke, how much more free space did you gather due to all the Orange cr*p not being on?
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Think I will have to take the plunge as heard nothing back from HTC customer service which is a suprize, didnt even bother with Orange as know what they are like. Total joke, how much more free space did you gather due to all the Orange cr*p not being on?
I think it was about 18mb and most of that seemed to be orange maps, I've re-installed maps but I now have the option to uninstall should the whim arise. The link I posted gives you a stock rom thats rooted so that you can take full advantage of ALL the aps on the market and make it easier to update to the latest updated rom should HTC release one(after the boy's on XDA have cracked it)but a simple search will give you a stock rom that will remove the root that you gained by using unrevoked.The phone takes about an extra 10 seconds to boot up but that's the only minor fault. It took me a couple of months to pluck up the courage to do this myself but now there's no looking back. Couldn't be happier.
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I am having trouble with the GPS on my desire after the 2.2 Orange update, it seems to have a similar issue to the Galaxy S phone where it just constantly tries to search for the GPS signal when trying to use google navigate.
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I have some of these issues as well

Sometimes when typing the whole thing will go to the first message and i cant actually see what i am typing unless i scroll down

the lock screen sometimes gets stuck as well and have to redrag it all the way down. and now it doesnt unlock if i press the menu button like it did before

the home clock and weather and shortcuts sometimes get duplicated and get stuck on top of each other for some weird reason and i have to restart it to get it to be normal. also one time the temperature was stuck in the middle with the weather animation


You can only type in capitals in greek while sending a message but the lowercase letters are available for other things like facebook


havent tried the hotspot.

the HD video do play a bit jerkily for me as well

and scrolling down the gallery also results in mostly grey squares unless i stop and they load but i am not sure if this is because i now have over 1000 pictures (but enough memory)

that's it for now i think

I am not on orange but i couldnt find the general bug page, if someone can move it there then do so
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Sometimes when typing the whole thing will go to the first message and i cant actually see what i am typing unless i scroll down


and scrolling down the gallery also results in mostly grey squares unless i stop and they load but i am not sure if this is because i now have over 1000 pictures (but enough memory)
I've been using the update for about a week now and got to agree with some others and say that I wish I hadn't bothered!
The Text Messaging issue (above) is really annoying me. Another "improvement" that I don't like is the keyboard for text messaging - there used to be designated key(s) for punctuation, i.e. exclamation marks, question marks, hyphens etc but these have now gone - I have to long hold to move to the right one - I want them back!

Loading text messages is also slow now, especially if it's a big "conversation".

I've not used the Wi-Fi hotspot yet but is this the only real improvement? (I already had Flashlight installed - hardly a reason to upgrade!)

To those of you who haven't updated, DON'T BOTHER!

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On my text message when I hit the 12# button, I get all the number plus all the punctuation keys. dont seem to have any other of the issues, due perhaps that I did a hard reset before I updated to 2.2
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the delay in the gallery could be down to the speed of the memory card you have in your phone. I have an 8GB sandisk and the picture show up very quick on scrolling
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Has anyone noticed that the update screws the blue tooth up? The first phone was fine till the update then bluetooth wouldn't stay connected to anything for very long, got a replacement which I updated straight away before I did anything else and this one did the same. Orange performed an OTA diagnostic on both fones and detected a fault. Got another one comming tomorrow and am reluctant to update it if it's a common problem and not a coincidence.
Got same bluetooth problem - (HTC Desire on Orange + Mercedes E class 2010) - android 2.1 - no problems - worked fine - but now after 2.2 Froyo upgrade, the bluetooth connection drops after 24 hrs. If I totally unpair and reboot everything then it starts again ok - but then after a few more hours, the connection drops. Phone shows that BT connection has dropped, but carphone screen 'freezes' - driving me mad as I need long calls on hands free for business - any suggestions?
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I am having the same issues as Blakey, in that bluetooth wont stay connected, definitely to do with the Orange android 2.2 update. Wish Orange motto was if it aint broken... then my bluetooth would work!!
me too - HTC Desire with 2.1 linked perfectly to my in car bluetooth (Mercedes factory bluetooth E Class 2010) - but since 2.2 Orange upgrade I can only get BT connection for about 2 or 3 journeys - then connection just drops and I have to 'unpair' reboot then 'pair' from scratch - driving me mad - anybody any ideas?
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me too - HTC Desire with 2.1 linked perfectly to my in car bluetooth (Mercedes factory bluetooth E Class 2010) - but since 2.2 Orange upgrade I can only get BT connection for about 2 or 3 journeys - then connection just drops and I have to 'unpair' reboot then 'pair' from scratch - driving me mad - anybody any ideas?
I solved my issue, phone works perfectly now. Pairs to my 09 mondeo titanium with no issues. You just need some bottle
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I haven't had any issues since installing the OTA update from Orange, but wanted to see how the stock messages app behaved. It's jerky and sluggish on my phone, but I haven't noticed because I use chomp. Anyone having text problems, have you tried a market app like chompsms or handcent? Both work far better than stock and, like I said, I've never noticed anything less than excellent performance since the update.
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Hello people,

As many have said I wish I hadn't updated as I've experienced custom icons not displaying, slow web scrolling, sms not sending/receiving, lock screens freezing, wayyyy too long to connect to calls and a general all round sluggish-ness. Prior to the update my phone was turned on at 8am and with around 30 mins of calls and the same of browsing I was left with around 60-70% battery at 5pm. Now the update has been done at 5pm with exactly the same useage and apps I am left with 30%, meaning I have to charge as soon as I get in from work which is a royal PITA

I think I am going to factory reset but wanted to ask a question before I do it.

I've moved as much as I can to SD card but there are some apps left on the phone itself. If I do reset I am assuming those apps will be deleted...does this mean that when I re-install them I will be charged again?


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No you shouldnt be charged again as you sign in with your account it see's you have already paid for these apps and can download for free.
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It's all actually very simple if you follow the instructions to the letter, never done anything like this before myself but got so angry with the situation with the orange update that I took the plunge.
all you need to do is go here [GUIDE] One Click How to Root the GSM & CDMA Desire with Unrevoked 3.21 - xda-developers
then head over to here [ROM] [12/10] Pre-rooted Stock Froyo (2.10.405.2) [Optional mods] - xda-developers and you will be free!
this guide is awesome!!! going to try it now as it seems so easy - why can't the other guides be like this?! they all go on about gold cards, and downloading loads of things...or is is that those guides are old now? :S is your guide the latest way of rooting the phone, or just worded in laymans?

going to root now!! wish me luck!
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this guide is awesome!!! going to try it now as it seems so easy - why can't the other guides be like this?! they all go on about gold cards, and downloading loads of things...or is is that those guides are old now? :S is your guide the latest way of rooting the phone, or just worded in laymans?

going to root now!! wish me luck!
Well ? how did it go then ?
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Worse! I followed the guide and rootes, and aoplied the pays Rom ..and its even laggier!

I did a wipe before I installed it , is there autjing else i ahouls be doibg or another Ron I hills try?

What is the significance of the baseband (called the radio I've discovered after crawling through pages and pages) and android version, kernel and build?
God, even as i type this there ia a horrible lag between bitton press and actual response!

Anyone have any suggestions?
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Oh, and my APN setting dies every time i try to go in to it and I get a sim card chacnhwd mesaage everytime I reboot!
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