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Old August 6th, 2012, 07:37 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Ok, a few more issues here...getting pretty frustrated! I broke down and did a factory reset to hopefully take care of the other little issues I had. Now, when powered up, it says "a sim card is needed to operate this phone" on the lock screen. After about 10-15 seconds it goes away and my data finally connects. It seems pretty slow and has poor signal. I went to Verizon, got a replacement sim, still same issue. Also, when trying to log into my email using the mail app that came installed on the phone, after a few seconds I get, "Warning gateway error 504". So confused....Help?

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I'm noticing a problem where I'll be listening to a song with the stock music app, then a notification will go off (new mail, new SMS, etc), and immediately afterwards - when the song comes back on -the music player jumps up in volume about 20%. Anyone else?
I have noticed that too but it was the same before the update. I don't notice it when I have the Beats enhancement turned off or when I am listening through the speaker.
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This update is a complete circle jerk. I have also done the factory reset and what a pain in the a**. Also some issues keep surfacing. They are smaller but still there. Here is the real frustration, my wife and I have identical phones, she has different issues. What the f***?

Sorry about the language but I am really frustrated. I wish I had never upgraded. The enhancements are bullshit and the loss in efficiency and control are major.

IMHO, YMMV
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Here's another interesting one... I have a yahoo imap account set up in the stock mail app. I like it a bit better than using the yahoo mail app. Since the update, I don't seem to be able to set it up to push... only poll every 15 minutes. The upshot of this is when I delete a new email in the inbox... it appears as a new email in the trash folder on the next 15 minute polling. So I have to deal with each email twice, essentially. If I set up an email account using the yahoo automatic setup option, it will set up a push account, but it doesn't see all my folders (I think they're called "smart folders" on the yahoo mail app). Thoughts or suggestions? (besides "just use the yahoo email app) Thanks.

The stock email app was never push so that is why you can't set it like that. The only reason I can think that it notifies you for a new deleted email is that you have more than one folder set to sync. Check the settings in mail app to just sync inbox




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Never did a factory reset before. If I follow your advice and make sure all my contacts are synced, the only other thing I have to do is go to Menu>settings>privacy>back up and that should take care of everything else?

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That's what it says but it doesn't seem to actually back app data up correctly. It's a shame, that would be an awesome feature




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You're right, it doesn't help me now

I don't know why, but I'm pretty sure that before the ICS update, the "sdcard" folder actually pointed to the SD card, and the "ext_sd" folder pointed to the interal storage. I'm pretty sure I did a bunch of experiments to verify this at one point, like the fact that "sdcard" had a capacity of 16GB and "ext_sd" had only 10GB.

Anyway, this seems to be reversed and that's why I was confused. Either that, or I somehow confused the two mightily. Anyway, I'm kind of paying for it now.
The ex sd was always the actual sd card,
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Sorry about the language but I am really frustrated. I wish I had never upgraded. The enhancements are bullshit and the loss in efficiency and control are major.
Sadly I agree. I do like ICS, but the loss in efficiency and control really are big drawbacks. I'm hoping my (battery) efficiency issue can be resolved, worst case scenario with a warranty replacement. The control, I'm not so sure about.
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My wife has the same phone too. We both upgraded same night and now we both have horrible battery life. Everything else works great. Everyone says do factory reset. Did not help at all. I even did Factory Data reset, pulled the battery. Ran it down and then charged a couple of cycles to "train" the battery like some suggested, but to no avail. Battery empties in 6 hours with almost no use. . Low to moderate use it's emptied in 3-4 hours. It's ridiculous. My phone is bone stock unrooted locked bootloader etc. I've done custom ROMS on other phones and rooted, etc... and have done them for friends but figured I'd just wait for the ICS OTA and be patient for once. Wishing I didn't wait on Verizon because now my phone sucks. Someone suggested flashing the .12 RUU because its the same as the OTA update, but it's the complete update not just the Verizon switch from Gingerbread to ICS. I'm comfortable flashing so it's not a problem but I'm waiting to see if someone else does it first to make sure it helps the battery. We'll see. Can't believe how much I hate a phone that I used to love! My wife is pretty pissed too.
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This update is a complete circle jerk. I have also done the factory reset and what a pain in the a**. Also some issues keep surfacing. They are smaller but still there. Here is the real frustration, my wife and I have identical phones, she has different issues. What the f***?

Sorry about the language but I am really frustrated. I wish I had never upgraded. The enhancements are bullshit and the loss in efficiency and control are major.

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I am on my second reset to try to fix battery use issues. Stock battery runs down in about five hours on 3G.
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Hey guys, I noticed an odd thing today that was causing battery drain on the wife's phone. There was not one but TWO applications installed for the vzw backup assistant and it was trying to run persistently. I ended up disabling virtually all vzw apps along with some others that she never uses like Facebook. Since then, things have been much better for her. Anybody else noticing a similar thing?
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I am on my second reset to try to fix battery use issues. Stock battery runs down in about five hours on 3G.
Yeah, that's B.S., that battery life stinks.Someone just told me wait a few days after reset to give battery a chance to figure out the system. Says it worked for them. Mmmm? I'll try it, but getting frustrated. Will probably just flash the .12 RUU leak as last resort before going back to Verizon and throwing it at them. Everyone says good things about the leak. Verizon probably screwed something up with adding all they're crap to the OTA.
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Hey guys, I noticed an odd thing today that was causing battery drain on the wife's phone. There was not one but TWO applications installed for the vzw backup assistant and it was trying to run persistently. I ended up disabling virtually all vzw apps along with some others that she never uses like Facebook. Since then, things have been much better for her. Anybody else noticing a similar thing?
Yeah, my phone had some Vzw apps that were always running. I was constantly getting prompts to set up backup assistant. I disabled all Vzw apps and did see a small improvement in battery. Still having issues though. But vzw apps are always a problem. They should just stick to overcharging us and running the network and leave the phones and apps to people that know what they're doing.
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Yeah I've never seen that happen where there's 2 versions of the same app. I was almost wondering if the older one got left behind and a new version was added with the ota? Very strange, perhaps mine was an isolated incident but it was straight up backing stuff up (and constantly erroring out) with no request on our part to do so. Little on the rogue side.
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Holding off on the update, as I'm not sure I want it. Not good about reduced battery life, or less control. IMO, current OS is fine, so I don't see the need. Is there a concise list somewhere of what is different? (List of what's new, what's been removed, etc.) Does the upgrade wipe the SD card, or do we need to back it up?

Additional question about e-mail... Is it still there after the upgrade, or is it gone? I assume if one needs to do a factory reset, it will definitely be gone.
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Newbie here. I don't have the option to send a text when I choose not to accept a call. Is this not an option in Sense 3.6? That's a nice feature and I'd like to use it, but I don't have the third option at the lock screen. I do have the option in settings but it looks like the old one since their is no custom option. No biggie, but am curious.
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Actually, to me, ICS didn't live up to expectations. My first phone was the Eris and the update going from 1.6 to 2.1 improved my phone more than going from 2.2 to 4.0 on the Rezound.

Changes that ICS had as it affected me thus far.

Home screen is different. The bottom bar changed and you can add up to four applications to in addition to eight on the home screen.

Notification bar can be accessed without unlocking the phone.

Notifications can be dismissed or cleared individually with a swipe instead of selecting clear.

Settings menu changed. Added toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Mobile Network. Addition of usage item to monitor and control data usage. Overall, the Settings menu improved by grouping them into Wireless and Networks, Device, Personal and System.

I have had no issues with the upgrade other than my ASTRO file manager is force closing when viewing photos sent via MMS. I am sure that an uninstall and re-install of ASTRO will fix that.

Be sure that when you do accept the upgrade that you have a full battery and a good data connection.

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Battery life was worse after upgrade. Went with factory reset, and battery not better. Turned off 4g and got 17 hours on extended battery today.

That's with Bluetooth on all day, and streaming music occasionally. Quite a few voice calls too. Seems to be getting better.

I have to attribute some of battery life issues to me playing with phone more to check out ICS.

Can't lie, that S3 is looking pretty nice now a days.
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I haven't noticed any negligible difference yet. I'm playing with it more, but it isn't dying any quicker. So perhaps it is better after all. But I don't use the streaming music or Bluetooth much... yet. I still want a good Plantronics stereo Bluetooth headset. That will probably kill my battery, unless I get a desk docking station for work.
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Hey guys, I noticed an odd thing today that was causing battery drain on the wife's phone. There was not one but TWO applications installed for the vzw backup assistant and it was trying to run persistently. I ended up disabling virtually all vzw apps along with some others that she never uses like Facebook. Since then, things have been much better for her. Anybody else noticing a similar thing?
Just gave this a shot. Did you disable both VZW backup assistant apps? I figured I'd disable both and see if I get better battery. I'll let you know.
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I disabled ALL of my VZW apps except My Verizon Mobile. Perhaps that is one thing keeping my battery use at an acceptable rate.
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Holding off on the update, as I'm not sure I want it. Not good about reduced battery life, or less control. IMO, current OS is fine, so I don't see the need. Is there a concise list somewhere of what is different? (List of what's new, what's been removed, etc.) Does the upgrade wipe the SD card, or do we need to back it up?

Additional question about e-mail... Is it still there after the upgrade, or is it gone? I assume if one needs to do a factory reset, it will definitely be gone.
If you factory reset yes. If you just accept the OTA you won't loss anything

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Newbie here. I don't have the option to send a text when I choose not to accept a call. Is this not an option in Sense 3.6? That's a nice feature and I'd like to use it, but I don't have the third option at the lock screen. I do have the option in settings but it looks like the old one since their is no custom option. No biggie, but am curious.
Yea, dont think that got upgraded with our version of sense

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I disabled ALL of my VZW apps except My Verizon Mobile. Perhaps that is one thing keeping my battery use at an acceptable rate.
Same here.

My battery life is getting better. I am averaging slightly longer battery life now then I was before the OTA
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one thing that i have found is to not update facebook. the update sucks for every rezound user that i know so far. my battery would drain so fast using it and get so hot. i unistalled the updates for it, and from 9 last night to 8 this morning, my battery dropped 3%. thats pretty solid in my opinion. in process of flashing the ruu .12 to c how it works tho. side note, i kno no1 plays temple run anymore lol but that seems to kill me as well, but mostly think a huge problem is facebook. everyone i kno sayin they dont have problems with battery after ota either doesnt have facebook, or rarely uses it. gonna try runnin it without the updates to it untill the fix it, and c how that goes
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Just gave this a shot. Did you disable both VZW backup assistant apps? I figured I'd disable both and see if I get better battery. I'll let you know.
Yes I did.
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one thing that i have found is to not update facebook. the update sucks for every rezound user that i know so far. my battery would drain so fast using it and get so hot. i unistalled the updates for it, and from 9 last night to 8 this morning, my battery dropped 3%. thats pretty solid in my opinion. in process of flashing the ruu .12 to c how it works tho. side note, i kno no1 plays temple run anymore lol but that seems to kill me as well, but mostly think a huge problem is facebook. everyone i kno sayin they dont have problems with battery after ota either doesnt have facebook, or rarely uses it. gonna try runnin it without the updates to it untill the fix it, and c how that goes
Disabling Facebook might’ve been what fixed the battery for me. After ICS it sucked – literally, and I was ready to toss the POS after all the anticipation and work to do the update. I finally started disabling a few things then shut it down and charged overnight. I liked the phone before and love it now. The battery easily lasts the whole day now with moderate use which is much better than before.
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I disabled ALL of my VZW apps except My Verizon Mobile. Perhaps that is one thing keeping my battery use at an acceptable rate.
How do I check and see if all Verizon crap is disabled??
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Go into Settings, Apps, select "All Apps" at the top, then select an app you want to disable. When you select it and it opens up & you should have the option to choose "Diasble".
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You go to Settings > Apps> All. Each application has various settings. Most have a Disable button (followed by a warning that it may cause.problems, blah blah blah). Disabling an app puts it to the bottom of the list of All Applications. You will not receive update notifications for those apps, either. If you find an app in the Play Store that is installed but disabled, it will say Disabled, rather than Free, Purchased, or $xx.xx. Disabled apps do not show up anywhere else, except in Applications > All or Play Store.
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Disabling Facebook might’ve been what fixed the battery for me. After ICS it sucked – literally, and I was ready to toss the POS after all the anticipation and work to do the update. I finally started disabling a few things then shut it down and charged overnight. I liked the phone before and love it now. The battery easily lasts the whole day now with moderate use which is much better than before.
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did you disable the app completely or just the updates from it? i still want to use it haha and havent had a chance to test the battery using the stock version yet
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My battery usage yesterday and today seems to be back to normal like pre-ICS.
Also the phone doesn't get 110F hot anymore since yesterday (like it's back to normal now).

i hope.....

and i probably jinxed myself here....
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I dumped everything - disabled 'Facebook', 'Facebook Chat Widget', 'Facebook for HTC Sense' and 'Fb Chat'.
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Not sure whether it was disabling both VZW back up apps or disabling the FB update, but it sure did the trick for me. I've had the phone on all day (no real heavy use) and I still have 75% battery life. Better than pre-ICS, I'd say.
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So is there a consensus as to whether or not you need to disable Facebook altogether to regain battery life, or can you just uninstall all updates?

As it stands now, I've disabled Facebook, Messenger, Facebook for HTC Sense, and anything else related to FB. It's still too early to tell about my battery life, but I really do want to have Facebook on here for numerous reasons, among them my photos for my contacts.

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So is there a consensus as to whether or not you need to disable Facebook altogether to regain battery life, or can you just uninstall all updates?

As it stands now, I've disabled Facebook, Messenger, Facebook for HTC Sense, and anything else related to FB. It's still too early to tell about my battery life, but I really do want to have Facebook on here for numerous reasons, among them my photos for my contacts.

Any consensus?
Are you guys disabling Facebook completely (From the setting, apps, all apps, disable) screen or are you disabling the sync feature? I checked off the Facebook syncing just now via the sync feature (settings, accounts and sync, Facebook). My battery has been horrible since the update and I don't feel comfortable doing a factory reset. Just texting, making a couple calls, and browsing the web (limited use, only a little more than 1 hour of "on screen" time), and my battery is at 35% on default battery. I never remember my battery draining so fast before this update. WTF!
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The ICS update came as a surprise. I had just finished the week long task of a factory reset when I got the notification. The actual upgrade was poorly executed, but completed successfully even though my battery was half depleted.

I like the Roboto font a lot. The darker theme will probably reduce display power consumption, but might be harder to see in the sun. Everything feels faster. I notice fewer stutters, flutters, and pauses.

Face Unlock is nice. I've been using it since the update and I've found it gets better each time I calibrate it through the Security menu. I never locked my phone because I'm too lazy, but looking at the thing for a second or two is easy enough. Failing a match, the phone prompts me for my PIN.

One strange change I already hate is the behavior of the useless (and pink on my handset) back lights behind the capacitive buttons. Before the update, Screen Filter could turn them off, not now. I am thinking of rooting this phone merely to permanently disable them.

Connectivity is no different for me. This phone still is noticeably inferior to the DX in that regard.

The new version of Google Maps has the expected enhancements and the dreaded "We Google, you stupid user. We make program simpler, less convenient, and more difficult to use. You thank us." changes. Random display elements like the compass, the my location chevron, and waypoints disappear and inputs are frequently ignored in lieu of preprogrammed eye candy, for example.

Many Play apps look different. The phone still takes all day to boot. Battery life seems a little better, and this phone has always frequently been hotter than is reasonable. The volume slider no longer hijacks the phone.

I was pleased I was able to disable most of the animations, which I couldn't do before. Disabling the bloatware, of course, was cathartic. The LED still needlessly reports charging status, making it useless for notifications when plugged in.

The new menu layout is... well, Google wouldn't be Google if they didn't needlessly change things for the sole purpose of punishing veteran users for learning their phones. Reversing Okay and Cancel was just vindictive. Shameful.

Voice Search, which Google clearly doesn't want us to use because they allow manufacturers to sell half completed phones with no search button, seems more responsive.

The browser still asks to save login info before the subsequent page loads, so there is no way to know if I am saving the correct login info. The option to show passwods still does nothing.

So, in conclusion... it could be worse, I guess. Google has (NOT HAVE, companies are singular) sped up the computer, but negated that by further encumbering it with more unnecessarily roundabout UI paths and unfamiliar, illogical layouts.

I agree that the Eclair update for the Eris was more meaningful than this one.

Better than Gingerbread, but flawed in many ways.

NOTE: I tried for an hour to log in, but my password fell out of my head and the password reset protocol didn't work. This ain't my first rodeo.

Does anyone know how to enable the mobile version of this site?

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Newbie here. I don't have the option to send a text when I choose not to accept a call. Is this not an option in Sense 3.6? That's a nice feature and I'd like to use it, but I don't have the third option at the lock screen. I do have the option in settings but it looks like the old one since their is no custom option. No biggie, but am curious.
It's there. When you get a call, hit your menu button to ignore with text. Change your default reply in settings, calls, phone.
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Google maps has been super difficult for me, with the update. When I tried to use it for turn-by-turn instructions last weekend, I had to try multiple times until it got it right. It used to be SUPER simple, but this got to the point that I was about 5 seconds from putting the address into my old Garmin GPS and just using that, instead.

I've also noticed a line going across the top of every picture I take, now - not sure if that has anything to do with ICS or if my phone has developed a problem.
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only thing that appears to be an issue for me in ics is the swype keyboard only showing on less then half the full size keyboard
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Has anyone else experienced the white screen with green "HTC" logo coming up every time you close anything (apps, settings, menus, etc.)? I did not have any errors during the update but that screen comes up more often than not. It lasts ~5 seconds and then I am able to see my home screen. I've tried shutting down completely and restarting...no change. Any advice??
I am having the same problem. Anyone find a solution besides a factory reset?

I also lost a bunch of my ringtones when the ICS software was installed - not happy about that either.
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^that happened to my other phone
To clear this Sense/desktop restart problem.... i went to .... Settings - Developer Options - Don't Keep Activities (uncheck/clear this box)
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To clear this Sense/desktop restart problem.... i went to .... Settings - Developer Options - Don't Keep Activities (uncheck/clear this box)
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That worked!! Thank you SO much!!
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I think they turned mobile version off when they rolled out the app

search phandroid in market for a forum app

Our branded tapatalk ap;p should be getting ready to be released soon






I been having issues with google maps. EVERY time I open it my phone re-boots. I think this has been happening since maps updated last week

anyone else?
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^ yup. Not good. (that Navi now crashes too.)


edit: all problems were fixed a few weeks ago with a new update from google.
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I been having issues with google maps. EVERY time I open it my phone re-boots. I think this has been happening since maps updated last week

anyone else?
More like everyone else... there is an issue with Maps 6.10.0 and the 3.14.605.12 firmware. Uninstall updates on the Maps application and if you want something newer than stock, side load 6.9.2 or use Waze.
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WY... this won't help you now, but perhaps someone yet to do the upgrade. I made copies of several files in the "sdcard" folder (which we all now know is not the actual SD card) and put them in a file on the "ext_sd" (which IS the actual SD card). I copied much of the "Android" folder (which has a lot of data including settings for a lot of the apps), some from the "data" folder, some from the "DCIM" folder and many of the folders created by the various apps that I use (where they store their own settings). After doing the upgrade, I then pasted those folders back into the "sdcard" make sure not to replace any files when I got the warning asking if I wanted to replace an existing file with the same name. Most of my apps preserved their settings or I was able to use the apps "restore settings" or "restore from backup". Saved a whole lotta rebuilding time.
Can you tell me how to do this?
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Can you tell me how to do this?
Easiest way for me is to USB to the computer in disk drive mode. I made a folder on the ext SD called (whatever you want) rezound saved and the date. I have two windows open... one the new folder and the other the SD card (phone memory). I drag and drop files from SD card to the make copies in the new folder on the extSD. Folders that were specific to downloaded apps, launcher pro (or other) backup folders, there are a bunch of downloaded app specific folders in Android/data, you might have camera pics in DCIM... that's most of what I copied. Then after doing the update (do the update twice and then do a factory reset) and going through the set-up process... I reversed... dragging and dropping the copied files back in their same folders on the SD card.

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Folders that were specific to downloaded apps, launcher pro (or other) backup folders, there are a bunch of downloaded app specific folders in Android/data, you might have camera pics in DCIM... that's most of what I copied.
I saw this and was curious if you are using Launcher Pro on ICS without any problems. When I upgraded LP would constantly crash so I switched to Apex Launcher which is good but I miss Launcher Pro.
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Can you tell me how to do this?
BTW, just for general information, I always do this process to allow myself to have as complete a copy of my files as possible. This has saved me hours of agony when I screw-up some experiment with the phone. Having a complete copy of the phone folders is great insurance for when some update etc. messes things. Also when I get things tweaked this helps me to keep it that way.

Having two windows open and using the phone as a disk drive is the easiest way to do almost everything.
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I saw this and was curious if you are using Launcher Pro on ICS without any problems. When I upgraded LP would constantly crash so I switched to Apex Launcher which is good but I miss Launcher Pro.
working great so far. no problems. in fact, perhaps smoother than past LP experiences pre-ICS (on original Inc and original Razr).
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working great so far. no problems. in fact, perhaps smoother than past LP experiences pre-ICS (on original Inc and original Razr).
Same here. LP is running great on a global ROM i am on. No issues. Smoother and faster than Sense, still!
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I installed Launcher Pro again and still getting FC's constantly as soon as I add any of the built in widgets.
Has there been an update since ICS came out?
The version that I have is from early 2011 and it seem t be the same one from the market.
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Hmm, I've been away from the Rezound forums for awhile, tinkering with my Nexus 7.

I'm still on Gingerbread, I'm rooted with Amon Ra recovery and Scotts CleanROM 1.7 GBE, so I'll never get an OTA on it.

I'm standing pat. Everything works, and reading some of the headaches and heartaches makes me glad I went this route.

Jellybean on the Nexus 7 is a sweet deal, probably going to stay rooted/stock on that and just keep my CWM recovery. I can flash the stock recovery pretty easily to get OTA if I want, but on the latest 4.1.1 now.

I do have custom kernal that gives me some tweaks and the thing runs like "butter" with stock ROM for me, so no reason for custom ROM. Did try a couple, went back to stock because they weren't better, just different. And some are far worse in some areas.
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Not having either of this problems... I did nothing special and both phone/dialer icon are where expected and SD card mounts with no problems.

A few things of note:

Contact links... gone (had to relink, done automatically except a few)
Facebook settings... gone (had to disable notifications and relogin)
Power Profile (High Performance, Standard, Economy)... gone
Sleep Profiles... gone
Camera save directory... back to default
CDMA/LTE set back to default (I had it set to CDMA only)

Just a few things I have seen in poking around for a couple minutes. More to come as I find them.
My biggest beef so far is with the Sleep Profiles being gone and not being able to separate the ringtone volume and notification volumes - especially at night. An absolutely stupid decision by the Android/Google programmers....most people want to be able to sleep knowing their phone will ring if there's an emergency or whatever, while not being woken (sp?) up every time a message comes in.
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