Gingerbread impressions/tips/problems NON ROOTED STOCK ONLY


  1. BHalbrooks

    BHalbrooks Well-Known Member

    So does Bluescreen work for one of the three (Sprint, Google, HTC)?
  2. marctronixx

    marctronixx Moderator Moderator

    Send Bluescreen an email directly and ask him or her. lets not discuss anything relating to this user please.

    as for the other folks who have issues, try and use the "reboot" option on the power off list that pops up. also untick the fast boot option and see if that helps.
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  3. Needforspeed

    Needforspeed Well-Known Member

    I use only get 12 hours on froyo now I'm getting almost a full day 23 hours sometimes 24 with moderate use
  4. NeoteriX

    NeoteriX Well-Known Member

    You may be onto something with the compass too. Mine is acting peculiarly as well.
  5. isaemm

    isaemm Well-Known Member

    I sure hope so cuz my battery sucks. I haven't flashed it yet but will soon.
  6. skwerm

    skwerm Well-Known Member

    Lol kinda dumb, but the first thing I noticed was the new sound effect when adjusting the ringer volume
  7. joehornback

    joehornback Well-Known Member

    What if you updated and now wish to root?
  8. RaiderDee

    RaiderDee Member


    The GPS program was not part of the Gingerbread upgrade. You just happened to have it update simultaneously. I had my GPS updated OTA just under two weeks ago. It was formerly the Sprint GPS app. The functionality has now changed (for the better) and is now called TelNav.

    Also with TelNav, you get the option of upgrading the base (free) GPS service to a pay-monthly service that includes useless crap like notifications of traffic video camera installations, speed traps, etc. Paying money per month to have a computer tell you "look out...the fuzz is watching you" is pretty stupid when you can simply stay with the free edition of TelNav and not break traffic laws in the first place.
  9. RaiderDee

    RaiderDee Member

    That is exactly what I did when after the upgrade, the WiFi icon was greyed out and would not connect to my Wireless N router. I pressed the power button and chose to "restart" and once it powered back on, it immediately connected to my router once again and haven't had a problem since.
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  10. EVU

    EVU Well-Known Member

    How does one do fast boot?
    Is that the select 'Restart' that pops up after holding the power button?
  11. marctronixx

    marctronixx Moderator Moderator

    yea the restart option is on that pop up list.

    fast boot i think it's enabled as default? it was after i received the update. perhaps turning this off will help "correct" some other issues downstream. i have deactivated fast boot.
  12. Caker

    Caker Well-Known Member

    This. Also the 3G at the top of the screen is blockier. Exactly the way they were before Froyo.
  13. EVU

    EVU Well-Known Member

    I just unticked the fast boot option under settings>Applications>Fast Boot.

    The 'Restart' Option still is on the Power Button pop up box. Will see if it does reboot any slower without fast boot ticked.
  14. F14Scott

    F14Scott Active Member

    Weird. After this issue came back after a reboot, I left the generic icons in place. After a whole day of the generic icons in place, they all mysteriously disappeared and were replaced by the original icons.
  15. o24urcm

    o24urcm New Member

    To All,
    Before everyone put in the upgrade, did you un-root your phone first. Some are saying let the upgrade plow the root and all you have to do is re-root. If so is there an new version of pc36img.zip and where it is located for download.

    I used unrevokedforeverson and the pc36img.zip from another forum but i'm getting a earlier version error when reading the pc36img. The phone is current in the s-on and is currently rooting.

    Thanks
    o2
  16. wolf_walker

    wolf_walker Well-Known Member

    Yeah my compass is wonked too. Ole lady went to play with Google sky and was bummed.
  17. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    Absolutely the worst advice ever and a recipe for disaster.

    If you're rooted already, goto our All Things Root subforum and get instructions on how to get this same update rooted.

    If you already followed that bad advice, you'll find several threads there that will help you.
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  18. WifiMaxed

    WifiMaxed Well-Known Member

    For the first time was able to make it the entire day with out having to plug in. So improved batt life for.sure. web sites loading faster then ever. Still down on losing netflix though. Hope a fix is on the way. Netflix does not give me a lot of hope of fixing this in a timely manner.
  19. Shawnz

    Shawnz Well-Known Member

    I'm rock'n it. It is fast and battery life is awesome so far even with all the bloat.
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  20. BlueScreen

    BlueScreen Well-Known Member

    Try something diffrent and be proactive and try to update as situation change. We have been working through the weekend with Netflix to put them on the hot seat and get streaming to EVO 4G. The EVO community is not happy and we are not happy. Unfortunately Netflix is not taking this as seriously as we would like. 2.3.4 is on hold until this can be resolved. EVO 4G is the most popular mobile device on the market today and we cannot risk bricking a phone. Netflix does not jump on board HTC is happy to 86 them and provide HTC watch free of charge on EVO 4G. Hope Netflix is listenig. Were taking this seriously. If this can resolved shortly then we can expect.2.3.4 on June 9th. Right now were doing everything we can to work with them together.
    BSOD
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  21. atistang

    atistang Well-Known Member

    same here, just got it this morening and already i have noticed a performance increase
  22. lsmith9523

    lsmith9523 Member

    This works initially, but when powered down or restarted, the voicemail icon appears again, also a message on the lock screen, stating you have a voicemail. I thought once I cleared the icon, that was it...But, nope! Something is not right. Also, last evening, I looked at my phone and I said I have four voicemails,,,,when I checked,,,I had zero. Very weird.....
  23. jallp82

    jallp82 Well-Known Member

    Yeah the first night after updating mine, I charged it to 92%, took it off the charger and went to bed when I woke up in the morning it was still at 92% on the stock battery icon and the app I use. I thought there has to be something wrong so I restarted the phone completely not just power off. When it loaded back up it said my battery was at 93%. One thing I did noticed though is that i seems to use power faster when using it than before. Now when I check battery it always says that display is using the most power when it was usually at the bottom before.
  24. atistang

    atistang Well-Known Member

    i got the same problem, did you ever find a fix?
  25. lsmith9523

    lsmith9523 Member

    atistang,

    No, I followed the process for clearing the voicemail icon. "menu,,,,settings,,,,call,,,,,clear voicemail notification. But, if you reboot your Evo, the Voicemail icon will appear in the notification bar again. Matter of fact,,,yesterday, all of a sudden my Evo read I had 4 voicemails. I checked and had 0. Very strange..LOL
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