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  1. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Well there are benefits to rooting and disadvantages if you so feel to do so you lose your warranty but you can use custom ROMS and certain apps that exclusively for root users i hope this helps clear that up for you :D
  2. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member


    Its only 2 weeks old and problems right out of the box I would definitely return it.You unfortunately got a bad phone.
  3. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    Now I would agree with justtom. But here's the thing, this is #2... I returned it monday and got another fresh out the box. This has the same problems. they have decreased slightly but my original post are the problems I am having out of #2. So I didn't get one bad phone, but 2!
  4. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

    As for your texts and calls,have you tried to update your prl.
  5. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    Yes. twice.
  6. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

    Well they say three times a charm,
  7. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    Yea that's what they say, I hope so for boost mobile's sake. I love this phone. But I gotta find a way to knock out the bugs before I decide to try to root it. On another note, flashlight won't work nether. Tried just about every app I could find. Any thoughts?
  8. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

    Yeah blackbolt is developing a flashlight app :D once hes done he will release it
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  9. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    Thank you :)
  10. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

    No flashligts work yet,there is someone in here that is develoling a app just for the warp you will have to do a serch in here also there is a loop hole some one found to keep the flash lit during a picture shot so you can use it like a flashlight.I'm sorry I'm away from my desk top and laptop and serching thru here on this unit is a pain in the ass,I'm sure you will find it.
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  11. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member Developer

  12. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

  13. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    Apolostar was and is a very very big help in making your phone highly functional. Thanks man...
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  14. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

    edit 6/26/12

    Open up camera, turn on flash, take a picture but hit the home screen when the camera square on the screen goes green and the flash will stay on... hit power once to turn off...
  15. justtom

    justtom Well-Known Member

    So did you get your issues worked out via tech support or return it for the charm.
  16. alex20083

    alex20083 Member

    I went ahead end rooted it. seemed to work slightly better. I now have more control of my battery and ram. I am looking for a custom rom though. Something honeycomb based. I wana just honeycomb it period. Bump up from gingerbread 2.3 to 3.2 honeycomb. Any way for that to happen? If not, list a few custom roms closes to it?
  17. MrBobo

    MrBobo Well-Known Member

    we don't have any ROMS based on anything newer than 2.3.5 yet, there are people working on cm7 and cm9 as well as a 2.3.6 port. Honeycomb is generally equivalant to 2.3.6 and was made for tablets specifically: Android version history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    There are many good ROMs, I have one called n00b that is fabulous, but you can find others that are great too.
  18. ptmarzullo

    ptmarzullo Well-Known Member

    From all my reading, the vast majority of Warps reboot, crash for no reason. If you have one that doesn't, your lucky. I was against rooting another phone, but I am pretty sure once a custom ICS comes out, I will be rooting. I hear more and more that rooting and a custom ROM solves the issue. ?
  19. austin316

    austin316 Well-Known Member

    Vast majority? Where did you read that?
  20. ptmarzullo

    ptmarzullo Well-Known Member

    Well everyone I know who owns the Warp including reps at the Boost store and this forum its full of the sane reboot issues. Just read ?
  21. ptmarzullo

    ptmarzullo Well-Known Member


    And it is a constant issue in the forums all the time. You hiding under a rock ? If yours works...your one of the few.
  22. austin316

    austin316 Well-Known Member

    Do you really think this forum consists of the vast majority? Most people sought out this forum for advice because they were having problems or looking to root. Less then 25% of people who own the Warp even know this forum exists. I would NOT use this forum as a sample size to draw a conclusion of "vast majority". Just do a quick search and amazon users rate it a 4 star phone, 4 and a half on ebay, around 4 stars by users on cnet.com, 8 out of 10 on gsmarena. And thats just hundreds of people who took the time to rate the phone and most people don't leave reviews.
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  23. Prinny

    Prinny Resident Linux Nutcase Guide

    I never had any problems with my phone. Well, no, scratch that. I did, but it was my own fault. Custom rom i tried to make didn't work >_> But no issues with freezing or anything on my end
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  24. ptmarzullo

    ptmarzullo Well-Known Member


    We'll agree to disagree. I believe from what I read, friends, reps at my local boost store all have the sane problems. I feel it is quite evident it has its problem. I know many agree with me. Point made. Topic closed for me. I just made a statement. Its just a phone, not my life. I would prefer it if it did not have problems, like the vast majority.
  25. bluesbynumber

    bluesbynumber Member

    I rooted my warp after the latest update and less than 24 hours later I could no longer make outgoing calls. I can access data, texts and RECEIVE calls but not make them. I reverted to stock and called boost and they were unable to help. Anybody got any ideas before I call this phone a paperweight?
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