Support Desire HD to have date with hammer

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DYRHJO, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. DYRHJO

    DYRHJO New Member
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    I have had my desire HD for about 18months now and it has started to do some strange things. About a month ago it started randomly turning itself off and then reseting the time and date back to 1980. I have removed the battery and sim card covers and cleaned and adjusted the copper circuit prongs, it seemed to work better for a couple of days but now back to switching itself off. I have also done a factory reset thinking it could be a malicious app. I am getting really frustracted by it now and I am starting to think that the best option would be a new phone and a sledge hammer for the DHD........

    Anybody have any ideas what could be the cause of the problems and any solutions?
     

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  2. BrutalUK

    BrutalUK Well-Known Member
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    Are you on the latest version of Gingerbread?
     
  3. john_g

    john_g Well-Known Member
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    If you've had it from new, then it's likely to still be covered by HTC's two-year warranty.
     
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  4. DYRHJO

    DYRHJO New Member
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    Hi Brutal,

    Not sure what it is running, I have not had a software update for a few months now. Is there anyway that I can check and update?

    Thanks.
     
  5. BrutalUK

    BrutalUK Well-Known Member
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    Yes...go to settings >About>Software. It should tell you in there or click on update and again it should tell you what you have installed and whether you can update.
     

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