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General Eris Issue Resolution Poll

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Frisco, Jul 14, 2010.

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Eris Issues Resolution Poll

  1. Still have original Eris with bugs

    30 vote(s)
    50.8%
  2. One exchange solved bugs

    12 vote(s)
    20.3%
  3. More than one exchange solved bugs

    2 vote(s)
    3.4%
  4. More than one exchange and still have bugs

    10 vote(s)
    16.9%
  5. Rooting solved all bugs

    4 vote(s)
    6.8%
  6. Rooting solved some bugs

    1 vote(s)
    1.7%
  1. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    This is for those with an Eris who are dealing with or have dealt with ongoing issues.

    - Still have original Eris with bugs

    - One exchange solved problems

    - More than one exchange solved problems

    - More than one exchange and still have problems

    - Rooting resolved all of the issues

    - Rooting resolved some of the issues
     

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  2. andrizoid

    andrizoid Well-Known Member
    163

    Mar 25, 2010
    2,266
    357
    163
    same issue on both my phones. :/
     
  3. Medic005

    Medic005 Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 5, 2010
    82
    2
    36
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I'm waiting to see if the July 16th OTA Update will solve any of my issues, if not, I'll be going to VZW and getting a different phone.
     
  4. Demache

    Demache Well-Known Member
    183

    Apr 18, 2010
    3,011
    341
    183
    Sioux Falls, SD
    I never really had issues with either of my phones. The first one had trackball issues though. But I don't consider that a "bug", but a hardware defect. My refurb is working perfectly and I now have it rooted. It can't get much better than that.
     
  5. bjf88

    bjf88 Well-Known Member
    43

    Dec 13, 2009
    384
    37
    43
    Luckily, this poll doesn't apply to me :D. It's not perfect, but I'm still very happy with it. And I haven't even rooted yet! Yeah, yeah, I know... I'm missing out. I just haven't had the motivation to do it yet.
     
  6. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    I see that you're on 1.5. Is it the original OS or did you have success downgrading from 2.1?
     
  7. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    Shameless bump. ;)
     
  8. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member
    163

    Dec 18, 2009
    1,311
    173
    163
    Texas
  9. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    Yeah, I feel awful.
     
  10. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    I'll never do it again.
     
  11. 2009m6

    2009m6 Well-Known Member
    53

    Jul 7, 2010
    315
    51
    53
    i wish more people would post their experience, this could be a great reference thread when you guys try to get a working phone. Seems to me, most people have already gotten rid of the problematic ones and moved on.
     
  12. Tooleman694

    Tooleman694 Well-Known Member
    38

    May 7, 2010
    208
    11
    38
    Stock 2.1 with 50 percent bug and bad bad dialer lag..
     
  13. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    ..and I'm sure you've been around the block on the cache clearing and message deleting and factory data reset stuff and all that.

    Are you thinking of taking it in for a replacement?
     
  14. Tooleman694

    Tooleman694 Well-Known Member
    38

    May 7, 2010
    208
    11
    38
    I plan on rooting and overclocking when I can find the time..
     
  15. zerocool79346

    zerocool79346 Well-Known Member
    113

    Apr 22, 2010
    978
    432
    113
    First phone's trackball went down the crapper after 2 months but the phone was absolutely flawless besides that. The refurb is even better (yeah I know, better than flawless??) as far as allocating memory. Plus, now I'm rooted and running EEv3.0 at 768 mhz. So far life is good on this phone, I'll be getting a different phone if this one craps out though, 2 years is too long to be stuck with a lemon.
     
  16. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    Well, you're in the majority so far; if one refurb solved the problems.
     
  17. zerocool79346

    zerocool79346 Well-Known Member
    113

    Apr 22, 2010
    978
    432
    113
    I'd say it's too early to tell about this refurb yet. Remember, the first one was flawless for a long time and then it suddenly got the trackball issue.
     
  18. ekyle

    ekyle Well-Known Member
    143

    Jan 5, 2010
    1,773
    108
    143
    Male
    Software Engineer
    Central NY
    Only had the 50% bug. Just order my Droid X though. They moved up my upgrade date :)
     
  19. Thornfullessrose

    Thornfullessrose Well-Known Member
    78

    May 20, 2010
    840
    63
    78
    Student
    Philadelphia, PA
    Had 3 Erises with the same silent bug, htc sense F/C, dialer lag bug, keyboard lag, sent messages either hours or days later(well that was the 1st and 2nd eris), and incoming and outgoing call super lag.
     
  20. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
    38

    Nov 20, 2009
    405
    24
    38
    Physicist
    Second phone, came with 2.1, silent bug showed up in about 5 minutes.
    The 50% bug too.

    Very embarassing when I am trying to anwer or make a call and it is totally deaf.
    What I started doing before I attempt to make a call is I toggle the rocker switch to see if I hear the sound...
    Peter
     
  21. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    What held you back from microwaving it?
     
  22. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member
    38

    Nov 20, 2009
    405
    24
    38
    Physicist
    Oh so that's the new fix now!:D
    Maybe better that the battery pull trick?
     
  23. Bswartz95

    Bswartz95 Well-Known Member
    118

    One exchange solved some of the bugs, but others still exist. Not sure where that fall into the poll.

    My biggest bug is the proximity sensor working about 1/2 the time. I find tapping on the sensor a few times while on a call will light up the screen.
     
  24. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member
    78

    Apr 14, 2010
    699
    76
    78
    Texas
    I have my original eris, leak v3 (but I got back today and saw a new root so im gonna try that!! :) ) but I haven't experienced many bugs except for the 50% without signal
     
  25. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Thread Starter
    1,343

    Well, an implied definition of "fixing" something is bringing the owner to smiling satisfaction.

    YouTube - Cell Phone In Microwave - Pure Evil
     

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