General Prep for ICS roll out?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lens pirate, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. lens pirate

    lens pirate Well-Known Member
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    So It seems we are getting ICS this week.

    I am thinking of doing a factory reset on my phone before hand. Does this make any sense at all?

    I just don't want to carry over any junk or issues during the upgrade.

    What of anything are you guys doing to prepare?
     

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  2. mrjinglesusa

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    I was rooted so I used RSD to go back to .744 (?) and let it update all the way to .173. I am completely STOCK .173 now.

    Trying to decide if I want to root again before the ICS update or stay unrooted...
     
  3. Misleadb4

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    Im back to. 173 stock unrooted, coming from rooted, running axiom rom overclocked 1375, but thats illrelivant now with that ICS coming soon.

    Oh i used the batman utility to come back stock.
     
  4. sandystorm

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    I was told to do factory reset after you install the update so I really dont know what should be done. Hopefully someone will give correct answer
     
  5. oOMavrikOo

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    I could be wrong, but wouldn't taking an update as big as this force you to do a factory reset in the process?
     
  6. euph_22

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    No, it won't.
     
  7. ltmcgill

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    Not necessary to Wipe. The only program I had a problem with after the upgrade was the factory camera app. It kept force closing when I would try to open it. I went in to Mange Apps and Cleared Data for the Camera app and everything has been fine since.
     
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  8. chris4x4

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    No need to do any reset or wipe. Just upgrad and call it good. The most you should have to do is reboot.
     
  9. sandystorm

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    I sure hope your right because when I had Revolution and they went to Gingerbread Verizon told me to do factory reset after the update and thats a pain starting from scratch
     
  10. oOMavrikOo

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    If you think it's a pain doing a factory reset, don't ever root.
     
  11. Kelmar

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    Typically a factory reset helps if you have problems after an update. Sometimes you need it... sometimes you don't.

    No kidding!!! Doing the ICS leak now.... back to scratch I go. :(
     
  12. m3incorp

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    Not sure about ICS this week as I just got updated to .181 and it definitely isn't ICS.
     
  13. euph_22

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    Notice how all the posts are from April 2nd? The "this week" everyone was talking about was almost a month ago. And we probably won't be seeing ICS from a little while (a few weeks to a couple months probably). Unless you root and install it yourself :)
     
  14. narayanan9190

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    i so dont wanna root my razr...but if the ics keeps getting delayed like this...curiosity will definitely kill the cat ;)
     
  15. HookEmHorns*UT*

    HookEmHorns*UT* Well-Known Member
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    Agreed!
     
  16. Matesims23

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    I wish it would hurry up.. looks so awesome
     
  17. ALurker

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    Agreed. It's going to be a while. I'm guessing 2 months, end of June.
     
  18. RUBZERK

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    i just got the update last night. it knocked out my root. now i cant get root back. any help would be welcomed
     
  19. Grey1001

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  20. lens pirate

    lens pirate Well-Known Member
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    Funny turns out a little prep ( like a full wipe and reset) was a good idea for the ICS update. LOL
     

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