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Can the EVO update automatically without asking you?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by paradox183, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. paradox183

    paradox183 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    May 31, 2010

    May 31, 2010
    Austin, TX
    I've been mentally replaying the sequence of events yesterday trying to figure out why my EVO bricked on the FIRST update attempt.

    I unplugged at around 7:45am when I went to work, and I didn't use my phone much, either for voice or data. Too busy with other stuff. Wifi, 4G, Bluetooth, and GPS all turned off. At about 2pm I hear a series of beeps coming from my pocket. Pull the phone out and the battery is already at 10%. WTF? Normally I'm at at least 50% at this point in the day even with moderate voice and data usage.

    So after I saw the battery low notification, I unlocked the phone and that's when I see the message for the update. With the low battery, I told it to wait for wifi/4G and put it back to sleep. The battery finally croaked around 4pm. When I got home, I plugged the phone in, turned it on and let it charge a while, and then I turned the wifi on, downloaded the update, and let it install. And then all hell broke loose.

    I was wondering - is it possible that my EVO updated itself during the day without me knowing, meaning that the update I told it to get last night was actually the fateful second update attempt? That might explain the battery drain throughout the day. If the phone was rebooting at various points I thought I would hear the Sprint/4G splash screen coming from my pocket, but I was also in some loud areas at various points during the day.



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