Reset to fix many ICS problemsSupport


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  1. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator This Topic's Starter

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    Android maintains an operating system cache, just like a browser cache. And just like when a browser gets all wonky and then works after you clear cache, you want to try the same thing here.

    If you are not rooted, a factory data reset will do that for you.

    I do it for every major upgrade and highly recommend it - it works to kill weird bugs.

    Best to backup first, I recommend MyBackup Pro.

    I can show you literally hundreds of people on these forums who have thanked me for this advice, so, I won't make any guarantees other than to guarantee that it's worth a shot. ;) :)
     

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  2. kingkey

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    thanks for the advice but i cant find where to do factory data reset now , used to be in privacy i think :confused:

    my phone is not happy at all at the moment. clock runs slow and refuses to synch with my tom tom via bluetooth now
     
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    murzz Well-Known Member

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    Alright mate, its menu>settings>storage then its right at the bottom, factory data reset.
     
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  4. madroXounds

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    Seems to have cleaned up some previous bugs but i'll be interested to see if it sorts the "Android is upgrading" thing everytime I restart,,,
     
  5. TheStand

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    I can testify to this. I had many weird bugs after updating to ICS, including random loss of 3G, freezing apps, play store not updating apps, general slowness.

    A reset fixed all my problems and improved battery life.
     

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