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Old September 16th, 2011, 12:06 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Been picking around re: the bluetooth issue and not hearing much yet. Did find one user that attempted to recreate it but his actually worked ok. He was rooted and using the Gingertiny kernel however. Not sure yet if that has anything to do with it or if it's more random.

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An update (I guess) on the Bluetooth issue...

I searched around and found where people had supposedly used the "Bluetooth File Transfer" app to send their contacts to their car stereo...

What was odd was, an attempt to do this gave me only a bunch of error messages (saying my Kia Soul didn't have any of the protocols to send the contacts)... then it suddenly worked.

After the fluke, any attempt to use voice commands failed again.

So apparently, there is some SERIOUS bug in Gingerbread where it refuses to send contacts properly via Bluetooth. Using Bluetooth File Transfer doesn't work as intended either - but somehow the process alone breaks the barrier and allows it to work (temporarily). But if I have to use a 3rd-party app every time I enter my car, it's still broken, IMO... shouldn't be this way.

What a serious, unforgivable mess.
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Unforgivable mess is when the RUU is out with the Sprint build.prop error still there. That is what you call time to clean house in the coding department. Unthinkable.
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Never had a problem prior to the GB update. Since then my Google Voice app is not getting text messages until I manually launch it and hit refresh. I checked settings and sync is enabled. Also removed and reinstalled the application but no go. Anyone else seeing this?
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Not really sure if this is an issue or not. After the update, i got tired of seeing the Sprint app link, so i uninstalled market updates, knowing that it would update itself, and maybe fix itself. However, it did NOT update to latest version of the market. It has only updated to the last version previous to latest version.
I actually preferred this version, so....not sure it is an issue for me. Might be for someone else, though.

Also, sometimes the confirmations that sent messages were received, sometimes come in hours later than the recipient actually gets the message. Never did that with Froyo.
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You can try downloading HTC sync for the device drivers. You don't actually have to run the program, just go through the setup stuff and then close out at the last minute before launching the program. By then, the drivers are already set up.

Odd though that it won't at least be recognized as a mass storage device. Even without the USB drivers I'd think that would happen.
OK I downloaded HTC sync, and ran the program, my phone is still not recognized. I hooked up the phone to the computer and it said it was searching for HTC sync on the computer, and then it said it could not find it on the PC. I am at a total loss here, even tried using the USB ports on the back of the computer, versus the ports on the face of the PC where the card readers are etc, and still nothing. The phone is not recognized anywhere. I'm about to call Verizon AGAIN and if they cannot help me I think I might have to take a trip up to the store and see if THOSE people up there can do anything. If nothing else I'm going to tell them they need to replace my phone. Not sure if they will or not but it's worth a shot?
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Well, I have an answer. Before calling Verizon, I decided to dig out an old charger for my EnV Touch....used that USB cable to connect to the computer, and VOILA....it worked. Apparently it wasn't an update issue at all but a USB cable issue....wow...after all this headache...

Thanks very much for your time and patience and advice.
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Well, I have an answer. Before calling Verizon, I decided to dig out an old charger for my EnV Touch....used that USB cable to connect to the computer, and VOILA....it worked. Apparently it wasn't an update issue at all but a USB cable issue....wow...after all this headache...

Thanks very much for your time and patience and advice.

Glad to hear you got it sorted. I really should of thought to suggest that
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Just had another odd thing happen. I plugged my Inc into my work computer via USB, to charge, and i got a message to download device drivers for my device. WHile this is not unusual, this is....it told me my device is a T-Mobile MyTouch 4G. Talk about an identity crisis!
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Never had a problem prior to the GB update. Since then my Google Voice app is not getting text messages until I manually launch it and hit refresh. I checked settings and sync is enabled. Also removed and reinstalled the application but no go. Anyone else seeing this?
Not sure if this is related, but Gmail is doing the same for me. I have to manually refresh. Anyone else seeing this?
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I am also experiencing the Bluetooth issues. Bluetooth worked perfectly in my car prior to the Gingerbread update. Ever since, my phone will not connect to the car. Pairs, but won't connect. Verizon tech support told me it's HTC's problem. Originally, HTC tech support acted like they never heard of such a problem, even though I have read about it on many other forums - all models of cars and phones affected after Gingerbread.

Only after I responded very unfavorably to an HTC Tech Support Survey did someone actually help me. They were able to acknowledge that HTC is aware of the problem. Their response:

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I received a response back from the corporate office on your Bluetooth issue. They state that are aware of the issue and are looking into it but have no ETA on a fix yet. This usually means that it will take an update to fix the issue. Unfortunately we do not have information on an update at this time, which doesnít mean they are not working on something they just donít provide us with that information. I apologize that I do not have more information for you at this time. Thank you and have a great day.
Awesome.

I also just recently found out that images sent via text message will not download. Used to work fine before Gingerbread. I haven't even bothered complaining about that one.

In conclusion, I am anticipating with great joy the release of iPhone5. I was a huge Droid fan - loved it. Until Gingerbread. They blew it and lost a customer.
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I am also experiencing the Bluetooth issues. Bluetooth worked perfectly in my car prior to the Gingerbread update. Ever since, my phone will not connect to the car. Pairs, but won't connect. Verizon tech support told me it's HTC's problem. Originally, HTC tech support acted like they never heard of such a problem, even though I have read about it on many other forums - all models of cars and phones affected after Gingerbread.

Only after I responded very unfavorably to an HTC Tech Support Survey did someone actually help me. They were able to acknowledge that HTC is aware of the problem. Their response:



Awesome.

I also just recently found out that images sent via text message will not download. Used to work fine before Gingerbread. I haven't even bothered complaining about that one.

In conclusion, I am anticipating with great joy the release of iPhone5. I was a huge Droid fan - loved it. Until Gingerbread. They blew it and lost a customer.

Devices that ship with GB will run awesome. You have to consider that when this phone came out GB was but a distant dream.
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Devices that ship with GB will run awesome. You have to consider that when this phone came out GB was but a distant dream.
Well being a software engineer, I would also expect HTC to fully test ALL changes to the software with all devices it was going to push it out to before actually pushing it out. Clearly they did not test this software properly given all the various problems people have been having. I am not optimistic that it won't just happen again if I purchase another Droid phone and the next untested software version comes out. It's a vicious cycle.
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Well being a software engineer, I would also expect HTC to fully test ALL changes to the software with all devices it was going to push it out to before actually pushing it out. Clearly they did not test this software properly given all the various problems people have been having. I am not optimistic that it won't just happen again if I purchase another Droid phone and the next untested software version comes out. It's a vicious cycle.
Well then you must realize as a software engineer that ALL software will have bugs. It is impossible to eliminate ALL the bugs from ANY given update. Much less a completely new OS version. And this goes for everything: apple, android, windows, whatever.

This phone has been EOL for 6 months, to me that is like expecting a 2005 laptop to be upgradable to windows 7 without problems from ANY drivers. How likely is it that EVERYTHING works? Is it not conceivable that something was overlooked? We are after all, only human?
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Well then you must realize as a software engineer that ALL software will have bugs. It is impossible to eliminate ALL the bugs from ANY given update. Much less a completely new OS version. And this goes for everything: apple, android, windows, whatever.

This phone has been EOL for 6 months, to me that is like expecting a 2005 laptop to be upgradable to windows 7 without problems from ANY drivers. How likely is it that EVERYTHING works? Is it not conceivable that something was overlooked? We are after all, only human?

That's true to an extent, but these issues are fairly significant, not just a couple little annoyances. When you have major changes in software functionality, you have to test the functions that changed thoroughly, or else this happens. EOL doesn't mean it's no longer produced - it means it's no longer supported, which is not true for this phone. I have had this phone for 1 year and I have a year left on my 2 year plan - so unless I wanted to pay a ridiculous amount of money for a new phone, I'm stuck with it. I am fortunate enough to be able to use my daughter's upgrade to get a new phone for myself.

All I'm saying is that Apple produces more reliable software than Google at this point. This is likely due to the fact that Google software can run on multiple hardware devices where Apple only needs to run on one. Apple also responds very quickly when its users cry foul when they send out software that is buggy. Regardless, I depend on Bluetooth working with my car way too much to give HTC/Google a mulligan on this. Given that I have (choose, really) to live with the phone for 2 years, I want something reliable and functional. Until Android proves to be that reliable across all hardware that runs it, they have lost me. Which is really disappointing to me because I really do love the Android OS more than I love the Apple OS. It's got to work, though.
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So when ios 4 came out it ran perfectly on the 3gs? I think not.

And while I do get what your saying I disagree to an extent. Bluetooth wouldn't even be an issue for me personally. Perhaps not for a large amount of users also. Plus they are working on a fix.
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So when ios 4 came out it ran perfectly on the 3gs? I think not.

And while I do get what your saying I disagree to an extent. Bluetooth wouldn't even be an issue for me personally. Perhaps not for a large amount of users also. Plus they are working on a fix.
Clearly I won't convince you that I'm making the right move for the right reasons. There are several fairly significant issues that many customers are complaining about with regards to Gingerbread - not just Bluetooth. People have lost apps, txt messaging doesn't work, etc. To the extent that people are speculating that the release has been pulled. My problem is that no one will acknowledge anything. Not Verizon. Not HTC. Not Google.

Working on a fix doesn't help me. Knowing when a fix will be available would be helpful. If they know the problem, they should know how to fix it - especially since it worked flawlessly before the update. I know you don't care, but it's important to feel like I can trust that main features of my phone will not be jeopardized by the next OS release.

I never thought I'd have to make this decision. I was never in love with the iPhone. I'm still not. But reliability of my basic phone features is an absolute must. I use my cell phone as my only personal phone - I have no landline.

This is really similar to the old Microsoft vs. Mac argument. Except the reason people stuck with buggy Windows was because of the killer apps that had no peers in Mac. People are willing to sacrifice a blue screen every once in a while as long as Office was there when they rebooted. Only the iPhone is arguably the stronger platform, or just as strong, and less buggy now, than Android. And it has the killer apps. Different ballgame. Google better get its ducks in a row.

Out of curiosity, do you work for Google or HTC? You are a very passionate proponent.
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Clearly I won't convince you that I'm making the right move for the right reasons. There are several fairly significant issues that many customers are complaining about with regards to Gingerbread - not just Bluetooth. People have lost apps, txt messaging doesn't work, etc. To the extent that people are speculating that the release has been pulled. My problem is that no one will acknowledge anything. Not Verizon. Not HTC. Not Google.

Working on a fix doesn't help me. Knowing when a fix will be available would be helpful. If they know the problem, they should know how to fix it - especially since it worked flawlessly before the update. I know you don't care, but it's important to feel like I can trust that main features of my phone will not be jeopardized by the next OS release.

I never thought I'd have to make this decision. I was never in love with the iPhone. I'm still not. But reliability of my basic phone features is an absolute must. I use my cell phone as my only personal phone - I have no landline.

This is really similar to the old Microsoft vs. Mac argument. Except the reason people stuck with buggy Windows was because of the killer apps that had no peers in Mac. People are willing to sacrifice a blue screen every once in a while as long as Office was there when they rebooted. Only the iPhone is arguably the stronger platform, or just as strong, and less buggy now, than Android. And it has the killer apps. Different ballgame. Google better get its ducks in a row.

Out of curiosity, do you work for Google or HTC? You are a very passionate proponent.

No I don't, lol. Just arguing the other side.
And I think you misunderstand, please don't accuse me of not caring, just disagree with the thought that issues like this will disappear completely by switching to ios.

Not to mention none of this is google's fault. GB works fine, this is a htc/verizon issue.

If this were happening to me I know I'd feel different but that is just the nature of the beast.

Even though this phone isn't in production anymore vzw will still replace it if you are having issues, perhaps with an Inc 2.

All im getting at is these things happen
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No I don't, lol. Just arguing the other side.
And I think you misunderstand, please don't accuse me of not caring, just disagree with the thought that issues like this will disappear completely by switching to ios.

Not to mention none of this is google's fault. GB works fine, this is a htc/verizon issue.

If this were happening to me I know I'd feel different but that is just the nature of the beast.

Even though this phone isn't in production anymore vzw will still replace it if you are having issues, perhaps with an Inc 2.

All im getting at is these things happen
Fair enough. And I agree that it isn't Google's fault, but I would think and hope Google would be very interested and concerned about these things as it is their OS that is ultimately attached to Android of any flavor. I am much more angry with HTC than anyone. I consider my problems to be their fault. But, like Microsoft, anyone who has a problem with Windows on a Dell computer is likely to blame Microsoft than blame Dell, even though the fault may lie completely with Dell. Perception is sometimes stronger than reality, unfortunately.

I considered for a moment trying to get a replacement phone, but I would need to test drive it for a couple days to make sure Bluetooth works in the car, and I would still be gun-shy about the next release (is it really called Ice Cream or is that something else?).

One thing I found just as disturbing, and this may happen across all hardware vendors, including Apple, is that the HTC tech support person who ultimately dug deep enough to find out that it was a known issue (the Bluetooth thing) also told me that engineering doesn't tell tech support about any known problems. They don't communicate. Good grief - what good is tech support if they are uninformed?

Anyway, I'm not expecting you to answer to that - it's just me venting some more. I appreciate your responses and your passion. I actually wish you did work for them - then maybe something would get done properly!
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Anyway, I'm not expecting you to answer to that - it's just me venting some more. I appreciate your responses and your passion. I actually wish you did work for them - then maybe something would get done properly!
Yea, maybe I would have me some GB already!
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Since the update I cannot download any MMS messages. Anyone know of a fix for this?


edited: I reprogrammed the phone and it seems to be working now.
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So based on the Bluetooth issues I'm having, plus no longer being able to download pictures in text messages, plus the fact that I get the stupid "low memory" warning and I end up deleting something I needed to get rid of it every time I try and resolve it - I will be among the many millions attempting to pre-order the iPhone4S on Friday. This didn't have to happen, but HTC forced my hand. So long, Android...
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Well, after 4 calls to Verizon, and one to HTC, I am moving on from the Incredible to the Inc 2. Not really the solution I wanted, as I loved my Inc, but due to all the issues I'm having, I don't really have any other choice. My Inc 2 will be here tomorrow.
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A method may have been discovered for users to downgrade back to 2.2 As of now it had only been tested on 2 phones. The original purpose was for users to be able to root, but the final rooting step is not necessary, and you would be left with a stock 2.2 phone just like the day you bought it.
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A method may have been discovered for users to downgrade back to 2.2 As of now it had only been tested on 2 phones. The original purpose was for users to be able to root, but the final rooting step is not necessary, and you would be left with a stock 2.2 phone just like the day you bought it.
http://androidforums.com/incredible-all-things-root/427344-2-3-4-root-downgrade-s-off.html

Well, good to know, but comes too late for me. I sent my Inc back yesterday. Maybe it will help others though.

I wonder if there is a similar process for the 2. Had to walk away during set up and 2.3.4 auto-installed.
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HOLY MOLY!! Frickin' Genius! I am back on 2.2! This worked perfectly! I am indebted!
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After I got my official Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update on my Incredible I noticed that it does not fully shutdown and start up like it used to. It boots up in about 4 seconds and shuts down in 2 seconds. Previously it took 5 times that long. After I turn it on, I can go on the internet and view the last page I was viewing, and in the past it went to my homepage (google) and currently I can also view my other internet windows I previously had open prior to shutting it down after I turn it on. I believe this problem of not fully shutting down is messing with the phone, it is acting quirky and as a result I am burning though my extended battery in 3/4 of a day, in the past it would last two days.

It almost seems like the phone is going into hibernation mode and not fully shutting down and rebooting correctly. On restarts sometimes I can see my home page from the previous night at the time when I shut it down, this flashes about one second after I turn it on. Sometimes the phone loads the red page that has all the specifications of the phone and sometimes it doesn't, ditto for the droid announcement voice. I tried the battery pull and the new restart function to no avail. I really don't want to do a factory reset, but this update is killing my battery. Can an update be rolled back or is there anything else I can try? Phone is not rooted.

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Tap your Menu button then go to > Settings > Power and see if there's a Fastboot option at the bottom. If there is, uncheck it.
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Thanks for the reply, but I do not have a power option under settings on my DINC. I do have a battery option under about phone menu, but nothing about a fast boot. I did notice under my battery left app that it has been over 81 hours since last boot (when I last did a battery pull). I have had 4 charging and power cycles since then, not sure what is going on.
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Wow...you got a real OTA 2.34 update. I thought they had been killed off. Here in wester NC there hasn't been any evidence of updates. I got my DINC in the first shipment and so far its Froyo only... Anyone else getting updates this late in October/
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Thanks for the reply, but I do not have a power option under settings on my DINC. I do have a battery option under about phone menu, but nothing about a fast boot. I did notice under my battery left app that it has been over 81 hours since last boot (when I last did a battery pull). I have had 4 charging and power cycles since then, not sure what is going on.
There is definitely a 'fastboot' option somewhere in the settings that you will need to turn off to keep it from doing this...

fwiw i finally shut my phone done last night and my up time was over 500 hours (something like 22 days)
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Found fast boot on my DINC under Menu, settings, applications, it was the last option. I have no idea how that option became checked, but I unchecked it and all is working well. Thanks guys.
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Wow...you got a real OTA 2.34 update. I thought they had been killed off. Here in wester NC there hasn't been any evidence of updates. I got my DINC in the first shipment and so far its Froyo only... Anyone else getting updates this late in October/
Didn't you know us hillbillies in the mountains of NC are the LAST to get everything?
(Just replaced my outhouse with a real john!)

Seriously, I've had my incredible almost a year and haven't received any info about the update. I haven't heard of any good reason to do it, so I'm happy.

I've rooted, so I'd have to unroot, backup, etc - sounds like a big pain, before an update.

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Default HELP! Did the OTA download/upgrade...phone won't boot!

Got the OTA update message about an hour ago...did the download to reboot. When it attempted to auto boot....I noticed the animation for the Droid eye was extremely fast...then it stuck on that screen for a good two minutes...then went to the unlock screen with a black background and no touch imput...can't do anything with it. Any suggestions?

Sounds like a visit to the store tomorrow and a LONG call to customer service.

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Default gingerbread breaks voice search in noisy car

So far I have installed several versions of gingerbread including business gingerbread and they all broke my voice search feature. The voice works when everything is quiet but in a car it fails to work. 2.2 and 2.1 had no problem with it working in a car. Any version of gingerbread work with voice search in a car? What about OTA 2.3.4? Thanks.
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Default Update started, never finished.

I got the update a few hours back. Everything appeared to be fine till it said "rebooting" but it never did reboot. It just stuck on that screen. I was able to manually restart my phone, but now I'm back to square one. Can't seem to force an update either. Did they pull it or something? Any other methods?
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Hello, the update is trying to install on my phone but I'm not feeling safe about updating.

Is there a way to refuse it without getting the nag screen forever and ever? If it would fix the Low On Space problem I'd download but otherwise I don't want to risk it.

(I asked about the Low on Space fix in the other stickied topic, right now I'm just asking if I can refuse Gingerbread).

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(Edited to say: Due to other problems I'd done the *228 roaming update recently, and turned on wifi, I think that's what initiated the Gingerbread update, in case anyone is wondering why they didn't get it yet.)
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I got the update a few hours back. Everything appeared to be fine till it said "rebooting" but it never did reboot. It just stuck on that screen. I was able to manually restart my phone, but now I'm back to square one. Can't seem to force an update either. Did they pull it or something? Any other methods?
Brettlewis,

It took over 15 minutes for my phone to do the entire upgrade this morning. When it hits the droid eye during the reboot, it will sit there for over 5 minutes with no indication that it is working. You just have to be patient. It will eventually complete.
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Got the OTA last night. Everything was fine until this morning when the dreaded "low on space" notification appeared. I cleared the cache memory and while that usually works like a charm, it has no effect this time around. I guess I can keep using the phone with the notification? We will see how long it lasts...
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I got the update a few hours back. Everything appeared to be fine till it said "rebooting" but it never did reboot. It just stuck on that screen. I was able to manually restart my phone, but now I'm back to square one. Can't seem to force an update either. Did they pull it or something? Any other methods?
Something similar happened to me. The update appeared this morning. I tried to start the update, but it said my battery was too low. So I charged it to 100% and tried again.

I went to Menu -> Settings -> About Phone -> System Updates. I hit "Install," and then it said "rebooting in 10...9..." etc. When it got to zero, the install screen disappeared, and the screen said "Your system is currently up to date" (which is what it usually says). Nothing else happened.

I waited 20 min, then turned the phone off and on again, but clearly no update was installed, and there appears to be no way to install it now. It still says "Your system is currently up to date" in the System Updates screen. Under "Software Information" it says I have Android version 2.2.

Weird. I wonder if I'll get another shot at the update.
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Default Browser history after upgrade

I just had the upgrade to the latest version. And before I could delete my browser history by selecting each website individually and being able to delete them. Now after the upgrade, after I do that, it still shows up in the upper search bar as well as going into most visited websites.

Any fix to this?
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Mad Repeating Auto Reboot After Upgrade

I've had my phone for a little over a year. Yesterday I received a pop up on my HTC Droid Incredible for a system upgrade. I agreed to upgrade right then and there to let it do its thing. After a few mins it started to reboot itself....but it never stopped. It always went as far as the first HTC Incredible screen and then rebooted itself again after every 20 seconds.

I thought it was the battery so I finally took it out [which stopped the rebooting] and let it charge overnight. The battery life seems to be full but when I tried to turn on my phone again it did the same thing it was doing constantly rebooting itself.

I've been to the HBoot menu and tried FASTBOOT>BOOTLOADER which gave me a glimpse of 'Loading: Error Image'[something along those lines]
I've tried selecting 'RECOVERY' and still no luck.

I'm trying to avoid Factory Reset because I have a lot of contacts and other data saved there. I'm getting annoyed at it. Any ideas??
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I cannot get Gmail to sync. I also have the low memory issue.

My upgrade showed up about 1am EST.
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So far I have installed several versions of gingerbread including business gingerbread and they all broke my voice search feature. The voice works when everything is quiet but in a car it fails to work. 2.2 and 2.1 had no problem with it working in a car. Any version of gingerbread work with voice search in a car? What about OTA 2.3.4? Thanks.
Both my girlfriend and I noticed the same thing. She uses the voice recognition all the time to send a quick message in the car (yeah yeah...) but in the car for whatever reason it just doesn't "hear" as well - you almost have to yell. I tried again when I parked and it recognized just fine.

Are there any settings / adjustments that can increase the sensitivity?
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I cannot get Gmail to sync. I also have the low memory issue.

My upgrade showed up about 1am EST.
You probably can't sync gmail BECAUSE the low on space issue. Try going into manage applications menu and clear the cache and space from some of the larger apps (note that that will erase the data stored on the phone for that app).
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Kiss Gingerbread... Or not.

My Incredible asked me to update this morning, and boy I was excited. So of course I pushed yes and had it update immediately. Well it counted down all the way to 3 then the dialog box went away. No shutdown, no reboot, no update So I go to settings and about phone and system updates and it tells me I'm fully updated. How do I get another chance to update it? Though with all the negative posts I am wondering what the positives are for the update if anyone can answer that as well. Oh and not sure if this has anything to do with it but I did have the low space message when it asked to download but I have tons of space, what is up with that?
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I got the update around 2 am. The only problem that popped up was the low memory warning. I am getting so tired of it. I uninstalled some apps that I wasn't using and cleared my cache and some data and it finally went away. Does Verizon recognize this as a problem now? If they do, are they doing anything about it? I would like to have a phone that works without worrying that my next email will cause the warning to reappear. The warning seems to lock out a lot of functionality of the phone like new texts and emails. Has anyone had any luck working with Verizon to either get a new phone or at least some store credit towards a new phone?
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You probably can't sync gmail BECAUSE the low on space issue. Try going into manage applications menu and clear the cache and space from some of the larger apps (note that that will erase the data stored on the phone for that app).
Yep, clearing out a bunch of data got things sorted out. I have been having syncing issues before the upgrade as well as some Google Voice latency issues. Guess I didn't realize all the ramifications of low memory.
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I got the update around 2 am. The only problem that popped up was the low memory warning. I am getting so tired of it. I uninstalled some apps that I wasn't using and cleared my cache and some data and it finally went away. Does Verizon recognize this as a problem now? If they do, are they doing anything about it? I would like to have a phone that works without worrying that my next email will cause the warning to reappear. The warning seems to lock out a lot of functionality of the phone like new texts and emails. Has anyone had any luck working with Verizon to either get a new phone or at least some store credit towards a new phone?
I have had excellent luck getting Verizon to help me out when phone issues come up. If you are a ways out
on your next upgrade, I think you could get them to spot you a few months, or provide some kind of a loyalty discount. The key for me has been to keep my cool and jump through all of their troubleshooting hoops.
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Default Update screwed up my phone

So today (11/15/11) I got a notification on my phone to update the software and I let it update and set it down and didn't look at it for a while. A little while later, I go to look at my apps, and everything I downloaded onto my phone and stored on my SD disappeared. When I go to look at my SD card it shows the names of the apps in a faint shade of gray, but when I click on them it tells me that the apps are not valid and do not exist. Also, all of the icons for any apps that were on my main screens are not there and just have the andriod symbol. It is like everything on my phone got wiped out and I am PISSED!!!


Is there any way to undo the update or get all of my apps back from my SD card.

Please help! I use my phone for work and need many of my apps back!

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