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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AmericanJoe, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. AmericanJoe

    AmericanJoe Newbie
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  2. razvan06

    razvan06 Android Enthusiast

    I have a strong feeling that something very wrong is going on with this ICS c*ap :| ...what are we ??? lab rats ?
     
  3. joecool2

    joecool2 Lurker

    I downloaded it and love it the one thing I dont like is the battery life but thats expected
     
  4. Deleted User

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    Battery life should be similar to Gingerbread. Try doing a factory reset to wipe the phone and let it initialize the new firmware.
     
  5. joecool2

    joecool2 Lurker

    If I do a factory reset wont I loss all my apps and contacts?
     
  6. OnlySkillz

    OnlySkillz Member

    So when are we getting 4.0 already? In Canada I mean, these guys take freaking forever. It was announced on October 19th, and we are approaching the 3 month mark. I stopped caring a long time ago, but at least they shouldn't announce it and delay it like this, as it stays on the back of everyone's mind.
     
  7. megadude

    megadude Member

    you will lose both your apps and your contacts, you can export your contacts onto your SD but there's nothing you can do about your apps.

    Think of it as an advantage. 4.0.3 has many bugs.
     
  8. vikingisson

    vikingisson Android Expert

    Contacts sync up with the cloud as soon as you setup your account on the device unless you insist on not using it. On the other hand there's all sorts of apps to backup up everything including apps.

    agreed, the current ICS is a dog compared to a well groomed GB rom. I can wait. I've already flashed back to GB until ICS is ironed out.
     
  9. megadude

    megadude Member

    which guide did you follow?
     
  10. vikingisson

    vikingisson Android Expert

    I just restored the nandroid backup I made a couple days earlier. I was already on a good GB rom so it was painless to flash back. I stay far away from official factory roms with their bootloaders and bloat.
     
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  11. megadude

    megadude Member

    could you please specify which rom are you using?
     
  12. vikingisson

    vikingisson Android Expert

    I'm using Nexus MV from XDA.
     
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  13. santacrab

    santacrab Lurker

    Which bugs are you talking about? I'm using it and I love it. Almost no problem at all; surely much better that any other unofficial ROMs I've tested so far...
     
  14. jonygitar

    jonygitar Newbie



    yes, something is terribly wrong with my ics phone, garbage presently
     
  15. zuben el genub

    zuben el genub Extreme Android User

    Acer also postponed ICS for tablets. It was supposed to be upgraded last month but has been pushed back to April. New clones seem to be shipping with it.

    I'd rather wait for a couple of months and see how it performs or it gets the bugs out.
     
  16. chillout010

    chillout010 Newbie

    I was pretty excited at first, but I don't think i care anymore. My Nexus S works perfectly fine anyway.

    And I will probably be upgrading to an Galaxy S3, so why even bother.
     
  17. monsterduc1000

    monsterduc1000 Well-Known Member

    I am loving CM9 nightly. It runs amazingly smooth with no issues that I have found yet.
     
  18. amoiz0322

    amoiz0322 Lurker

    Same happwning with me. I want ics update to install please help me. I would be very thankful
     

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