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Old November 16th, 2011, 07:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Switched to VZW last winter and picked up a Droid x. Loved it until the gingerbread update. Went through 3 and no luck. Then on to the Droid x2. The music player was terrible. Skipped and popped like crazy, got an incredible 2 afterwards. It's been a good phone but I really miss the x. So has all the overheating and reboot issues been fixed on the x?

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Old November 16th, 2011, 08:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Switched to VZW last winter and picked up a Droid x. Loved it until the gingerbread update. Went through 3 and no luck. Then on to the Droid x2. The music player was terrible. Skipped and popped like crazy, got an incredible 2 afterwards. It's been a good phone but I really miss the x. So has all the overheating and reboot issues been fixed on the x?
hmmmm i have never had those issues on my X so i couldn't tell you.
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Old November 16th, 2011, 08:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ditto. No overheat or reboot issues either. Ever.
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Old November 16th, 2011, 08:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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hmmmm i have never had those issues on my X so i couldn't tell you.

That's great. I'd still have mine if not for the problems I had. Deff thinking bout gettin another.
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Old November 16th, 2011, 10:36 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The only time I've had over heating is when it rebooting...
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Old November 16th, 2011, 10:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The only time I've had over heating is when it rebooting...

Yea mine would reboot every few hours. Still not sure why but it got very hot
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Mine about once every 3 or 4 weeks and then would boot loop.
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Mine about once every 3 or 4 weeks and then would boot loop.

I had a few days where it must've rebooted 10 times. I'm beginning to wonder if it was the 15 hours of constant streaming when I drove to Florida that caused the problem
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Nope. Still on Froyo
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Old November 17th, 2011, 11:48 AM   #10 (permalink)
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the only time my phone ever overheated was when i overclocked it, and began downloading tons of stuff
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Yea mine would reboot every few hours. Still not sure why but it got very hot
Question, did you swap the same memory card to all three X's you had? If so, your memory card could have been the root cause of all your problems (no pun intended). A card with a corrupted file/filesystem can cause rebooting, freezing, unresponsiveness, overheating, etc.
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I'd miss my DX if I had to go to another phone. I think I'd probably even miss it if I went to Rezound or Razr. I'm planning to hang onto my DX until deeper into next year to see if battery life can be improved on new phones, and there is a more compelling reason to jump to a new phone other than the temporary excitement of having a new phone.

I've never had any reboot or overheating issues with my DX, and it's been rock solid. Other than an occasional battery pull that brings everything back to stability, its very dependable.
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Old November 23rd, 2011, 01:49 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I'd miss my DX if I had to go to another phone. I think I'd probably even miss it if I went to Rezound or Razr. I'm planning to hang onto my DX until deeper into next year to see if battery life can be improved on new phones, and there is a more compelling reason to jump to a new phone other than the temporary excitement of having a new phone.

I've never had any reboot or overheating issues with my DX, and it's been rock solid. Other than an occasional battery pull that brings everything back to stability, its very dependable.
Custom roms bring the new phone excitement! I got LIberty 3 running now and it is significantly faster than stock gingerbread, not like it was slow to begin with. Battery life is really good IMO too, I can make it through a whole day easily. Waiting for some bugs to get worked out of the latest Miui ICS and I'll be giving that a shot, it looks like it screams, albeit a little harder on the battery. I'm overclocked again too and no freezing, rebooting, or heat, 1.3Ghz at 62vsel, stock 1Ghz voltage!
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Al2fast, you're making it sound quite tempting to flash a new ROM, and enjoy more excitement of a "new phone". I'll be thinking hard about flashing a ROM, but haven't developed the courage to do it yet. Overclocking is as far as I've gone up to now.

Speed and battery life are critical, but I'd want the same relative stability that GB gives me now.

I feel sorry for the original poster that there were some sort of unexplained overheating issues.
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Old November 25th, 2011, 08:33 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Question, did you swap the same memory card to all three X's you had? If so, your memory card could have been the root cause of all your problems (no pun intended). A card with a corrupted file/filesystem can cause rebooting, freezing, unresponsiveness, overheating, etc.

Yea I tried that. Formatted the card and didn't install any apps either. But I'm happy to say that I'm the proud owner of another DX. $100 mint condition and I got $210 for my DINC2. So far no problems
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I'd miss my DX if I had to go to another phone. I think I'd probably even miss it if I went to Rezound or Razr. I'm planning to hang onto my DX until deeper into next year to see if battery life can be improved on new phones, and there is a more compelling reason to jump to a new phone other than the temporary excitement of having a new phone.

I've never had any reboot or overheating issues with my DX, and it's been rock solid. Other than an occasional battery pull that brings everything back to stability, its very dependable.
I would off it before it loses even more market value...

Just sayin.
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its unfortunate they lose that value after a while
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i've had great luck with my DX and i plan to keep it til it either dies or does develop some serious issues. i get occasional heating but like other posters have said it's usually when im downloading a lot of stuff. i'm not one to jump from device to shiny new device. where i live 4G isn't fully available and i see no reason to jump to a 4G device. i love my X and it is the best phone i've ever had.
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i briefly had the rebooting thing, and i had to format a memory card, but other than that no real problems with the phone.

it has been the best phone that i've yet owned.
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I had a lot of reboots and overheating on my Droid 2s, I went through 4 before getting a X as an apology exchange from Verizon.
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Thanks for the sd card tip, cant freakin believe nobody in the tech dept caught that. I have had this card in my HTC, (freezing..glitches) in my Droid, and now 2 diff DX's and they have all been like a piece of crap. Sticky keys, freezing screens, all kinds of issues. Im gonna pull the card tonight and try a new one.
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New sdcard jumped from an 8gb to a 32gb, no change at all. Now im seeing reports of the X2, and even the razr doing this same thing. I think it has to be a software issue.
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I've had random little problems but it keeps on chugging along. Sure beats nightly memory clearing to keep the Blackberry Storm running...lol. But the Storm would have been a great phone if it just had some memory and some good apps.
Biggest problem I had with the DX is the GPS conked out like 6 months ago. No fix for it...other than a new phone and Verizon is all too happy to suggest that.
I've had it get hot but nothing major. Very random reboots. Some fits with dropped 3G. Occasional lockups. Now I get random doubled, tripled and even quad text messages but that is a Verizon problem.
Been in water 3 times and never a problem. Maybe that fried the GPS but it wasn't at the time it was wet.
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I Have had my DX for 18 months with almost no issues. I have been rooted running apex or shuji the whole time though. I picked up a Nexus last thursday battery life sucked so bad that I sold it this morning. DX just keeps performing great. Maybe the Droid fighter if it has the 720 display with the razr maxx battery life will do it for me but for now the DX carries on
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I picked up a Nexus last thursday battery life sucked so bad that I sold it this morning.
Don't ever let anyone accuse you of being a procrastinator.

You DO (did?) have a 14 day period to return a new phone.

Turning on wifi when at home and turning off 4g when not needed helps a lot. So does updating it to Android 4.0.4 (which requires root since it's not an official release).

The extended battery, available from VW's online store, is only $25 and that helps.

Can't say you gave it a fair shake.
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Answers to your question
I did have the2100 amp battery
I ran it on wifi or data off for 2 of the days
I bought the phone used perhaps a dud i don't know
I turned off the sync to save battery.
Other main issues spotty 4g even with radio updates i was rooted but not on 4.04 still have my upgrade waiting perhaps for the fighter
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