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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kramericaman, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. kramericaman

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    Has anyone heard if they will be addressing the email push issue with the pop 3 accounts on the upcoming Dec. 11th update?
     

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  2. colnago

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    Since you have no way to search for the "Droid Dec. 11th update":

    :rolleyes:;)

    Informative Notifications

    Bluetooth Carkit Compatibility
    The Bluetooth compatibility matrix
    Accessories
    The A855 has magnetic sensors to support operation with car holder and desktop cradle accessories. Holsters and cases that contain magnets are not to be used as they can cause false switches into car or desktop cradle modes. Refer the customer to case SKUs MOTA855CAS and PDASDPCH6.
    Wired headsets have a higher volume than Bluetooth headsets.
    Applications
    Non-VZW Branded Applications
    Google Maps can take several minutes to display the proper location and may be inaccurate when initially started. Accuracy can be improved by enabling GPS satellites by pressing the MENU button, select Settings, select Location & security settings and then select Use GPS satellites.
    NOTE: Enabling this setting will have a negative impact to battery life.
    11/8/09 - Google Search does not support voice input via Bluetooth headsets.
    11/8/09 - Quick Office supports Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF files. Quick Office is included in the device software and will not be removed when a Factory data reset is performed.


    VZW Branded Applications
    Wi-Fi access for Visual Voice Mail is currently not supported.
    Activation/Over the Air Software Upgrades
    Customers moving from a BREW device who subscribe to notifications (alerts) will need to have BREW block enabled to prevent notifications from being delivered to the device.
    The Over the Air software updates will not display the maximum time required.
    When using Factory data reset to initialize the device, it can take several minutes to complete. The reset will complete in the background.
    POP3 Email
     
  3. Carl C

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    Thanks for the great info.

    How is the software updated on the phone? Is is automatic on a battery pull after the release?
     
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    You should receive the Update OTA {Over-The-Air} so you will simply see a pop up message on your screen when it comes to your phone :)
     
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    Would it behoove us droid owners to plan a back up of our phone? After tweaking it to within an inch of it's life (figuratively speaking) I'm a bit paranoid the OTA upgrade is gonna trash all our careful work.

    Uh, not like we haven't backed it up already, I mean (wink, wink), er, several times, in fact.
     
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    Dec. 10th, create new gmail account, perform "hard reset" (boot phone with "power button + X" method, and then log into phone with new account...make sure backup not enabled. Let phone get updated on 11th, make sure everything running fine. If not, perform another hard reset, and login with original account.

    That "might" get you back to a pre-update state. Without being able to backup the original ROM, it may be difficult.
     

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