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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ZackyZombieface, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. ZackyZombieface

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    Today while I was at the Verizon store getting my Droid X fixed. (Because the program Zedge is known as malicious to Verizon, and it messed my phone up. I'd have my keypad mess up and slowness.) The verizon sales lady told me to keep a look out for the patch for Gingerbread because people have had issues with it.

    Just thought I'd share those two things.
    1. Avoid Zedge like the plague.
    2. Gingerbread patch is on it's way apparently. (If you believe the sales lady haha)
     

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    I've never had any issue with Zedge. And I would take what the verizon lady said regarding a 'patch' with a grain of salt.

    Thanks for reporting though. :D
     
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    I have used zedge without incident for over a year now. Don't believe anything vzw reps tell you.
     
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    I normally wouldn't, if removing Zedge hadn't actually helped.
     
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    Vzw reps tell you anything to get you out of the store and to make excuses for poor performing devices with no cure.
     
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    Most VZW reps are clueluess.

    I have had Zedge for a very long time and use it often. Never had a single problem.
     
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    Zedge user. Pass the salt shaker, please.
     
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    All this salt we going to need some pepper :p
     
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    I work in a Tech related field. Have been in a tec
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    that is like a fortune teller telling you that the sun will rise tomorrow....of course there is an update coming.
     
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    I've run Zedge with no issues (and loved it) for a year now. And we already knew a patch was coming and coming "soon."

    VZW reps, as others have suggested, know less than the forum users. This has proven to be true time after time.
     
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    On the other hand a VZW rep who is also a smartphone lover and also frequents the forums would be a force to contend with.
     
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    did she also give you today's lucky lotto numbers?
    just sayin', those would be good to have as well...
     
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    I'v been using Zedge forever without issue. Vzw reps are known to talk out their @$$
     
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    Like others have said, they are just blaming it on an App & not the OS itself. Sorry you actually believed that line of horseshit ;)
     
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    I work at a Verizon store, and I can assure you at MY store we were never trained to blame an app for anything.

    That being said, I could see a rep perhaps discouraging the use of zedge in hopes to steer you to the vCast paid alternative?

    Also, I use zedge frequently and I have zero problems with it. Kinda harsh to throw an app under the bus like that and scare potential new users based on no evidence :mad:
     
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    I do NOT work at a VZW store and agree 100% with you. I am a bit taken back by some people throwing the app under the bus but WOW...........what attitudes some folks have about VZW reps. They are sales people who try and determine what type of phone best suits the customers needs. They sell all kinds of phones. They are not devs or experts when it comes to what WE do with our phones and can not possibly know of all apps.
    I use Zedge and have zero issues also. When we make comments about VZW reps.............we should perhaps single out a certain rep and NOT group them all together.................
     
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    i think that would tear the fabric of time and space, and effectively end reality as we know it. at least, i'm pretty sure that's what would happen at my local Verizon store.
     
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    I went to the Verizon store today and they told me the same thing. They asked me to delete all the apps and then do a factory data wipe. and then install one by one to see if any would trigger the problems i was having. Instead i just asked for a new phone since i thought i was under warranty. Go to find out since i bought this DX off of a friend that they could not help me unless i make an insurance claim on it. WTF, they never told me about when i went to get it activated and i still am paying on the extended warranty.
     
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    Don't shoot the messenger, the op was just relaying info he was told.
     
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    thanks for singling me out from everyone else that was saying pretty much the same thing.
     
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    Had OP browsed this forum for 30 seconds, he would have found several threads related to the impending update. And Zedge is one of the highest rated and most used apps on the Market. Common sense says it isn't some evil app out to get all Android users.
     
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    Had the forum members been a little more respectful of what I was relaying, then maybe you wouldn't have been singled out.

    My cousin had the same issue with her phone, which is now gone. Just because the majority rule in this thread didn't have the issue does not mean it does not exist.

    And I did search, thanks.
     
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    I too use zedge without issue.

    It could be that zedge on your device was in conflict with another app and not the actual cause of your issue.
     
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    The last time I was in a Verizon store was because the Gallery stopped opening. The first two things the rep blamed were apps. Then he wanted me to download an app killer. Then do a factory reset. I finally found the solution in this forum (and it had nothing to do with any of the rep's suggestions).
     

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