Market slow after 2.1 upgrade

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by spangler07, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. spangler07

    spangler07 Well-Known Member
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    Since the 2.1 update, the Market takes FOREVER to open anything. Whether it's just as the app opens, when I go into Downloads, or if I click a new app and try to look at screenshots. I just don't remember it being this slow.

    Suggestions?
     

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  2. potatolover1102

    potatolover1102 Well-Known Member
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    Everything has declined on my droid since the update. The market is very slow for me too also it wont show the download progress unless I touch the screen and it will jump to where it is at the time and I have tpo keep touching it to get to it to show. My reception has bit the dust, Pandora is very particular about working, my gallery playing videos renders the phone useless ad freezes and requires a battery pull. I had to do EIGHT battery pulls in five minutes to get it to fully function again. I did 0 before the update.
     
  3. Nissan1973

    Nissan1973 Well-Known Member
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    Im still using DM 2.01 and the market is now dead slow most of the time, but I think this is because the huge increase of Android users actually using the market now, and quite possibly the amount of apps in the market. I believe they need to upgrade their servers to handle the increase. Any other thoughts?
     
  4. zandroid

    zandroid Well-Known Member
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    My phone is slow period now. Extremely laggy. Going to turn off live wallpapers and see if that helps.
     
  5. 3devious

    3devious Well-Known Member
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    I haven't noticed anything other than it takes a few seconds to load fully now. I am not sure if it is because I have too much junk going on with my setup. I haven't optimized things (didn't clean out the stock launcher, added a bunch of junk widgets and I still keep Google Earth, so I can't point any fingers yet.)
     
  6. X-Adz-X

    X-Adz-X Well-Known Member
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    It's super slow on 2.1 however on the X10 using 1.6 is super fast... Like seriously fast.
     
  7. PreciousMetal

    PreciousMetal Member
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    on my stock droid the market is quick and snappy, no lag problems at all. :D
     
  8. Lock-N-Load

    Lock-N-Load Well-Known Member
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    +1

    2.1 made my phone lag AND hurt reception
     
  9. hexon

    hexon Well-Known Member
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    I haven't noticed a difference form 2.0.1 to 2.1 with stock or ROM'd in the market
     
  10. Chillout

    Chillout Well-Known Member
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    There's been lots of market issues in the last few weeks, I've been reading about them on the google help sites for Android and seen references on other sites too. Nobody seems to know of a definite fix.

    Some have suggested try stopping the market application using a task manager, or going into Settings-Applications-Manage Apps- and clearing the cache and updates. That seems to work temporarily but nothing long term yet. The market acts up for me daily to one degree or another. It's quite annoying to say the least.
     

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