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Support OTA 4.0.4 update. (caution s-off/root user. Ringtone issue)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by STEVEN-H, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. STEVEN-H

    STEVEN-H Well-Known Member
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    updated to 2.13.651.1 71ord
    android 4.0.4
    sense 4.1

    4.0.4 March 29, 2012
    Stability improvements
    Better camera performance
    Smoother screen rotation
    Improved phone number recognition
     

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  2. KENNECTED

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    Upgraded. But, this is not JellyBean.
     
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  3. Mr. Ed

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  4. PyroSporker

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    I haven't downloaded the update, but if we are following the same track as the ATT One X;
    This update should give the option to be rid of the black menu bar (Settings -> Display & gestures -> Buttons)?

    There might also be some UI changes to the internet browser (tab button relocated to the address bar)?

    And the slight possibility of the return of the 'Quick Settings' tab in the notification pull down. Still unclear if that was ever official or maybe will be back with the next update.

    Hopefully someone that updates can confirm.
    It is labeled MR2 (Maintenance release? so we may not have received all the same One X enhancements yet)
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    Move this info to the first post please:

    The unofficial/official word:
    http://community.sprint.com/baw/com...e/blog/2012/07/11/htc-4g-lte-software-updates

     
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  5. smitty543

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    Updated this morning. Nothing about "Buttons" in 'Display & Gestures' and no "Quick Settings Tab" in the notification pulldown.
     
  6. KENNECTED

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    I haven't tried it yet, it appears they added a fix for youtube. If you go into App Association, you know have an YouTube options.

    I know I was having an issue, where if someone sent an YouTube link in a email or I click on a link in chrome, my device would open YouTube in the browser window, not the application.
     
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  7. STEVEN-H

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    There is a settings icon in my pull down.

    The Tab setting is on right of address bar.


    Yes it is there and there is a choice now for youtube open with.
     
  8. falconey

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    I'm pretty sure the settings icon has always been in the pull down.
     
  9. j13young

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    What would happen if a rooted user applies this update? I'm rooted but have been struggling with issues since the last OTA (applied before I rooted) and I'm anxious to try and get some issues fixed.
     
  10. Rxpert83

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    Wait less than 24 hours and flash the updated ROMs the developers are going to be pushing out.

    This OTA includes sense 4.1, android 4.0.4, and H-boot 1.19
     
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  11. Slash3040

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    I work at the Home Depot, need some lumber? Come a
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    Something else I have noticed, a problem I had anyways, I was no able to get Active Exchange to work. It always had a problem syncing so I had to use POP3 for a while. Active Exchange now works :)
     
  12. marctronixx

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    exchange has always worked for me so perhaps the update added functionality that works in your particular IT environment.
     
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  13. falconey

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    Same here. I haven't had any issues getting exchange set up and this was over two seperate set ups as our IT dept made some changes to our domain, etc.
     
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  14. Slash3040

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    I work at the Home Depot, need some lumber? Come a
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    Well needless to say I am ecstatic that it works again. Overall the update seems to be doing alright. Now we wait for 4.1...
     
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  15. Questhate

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    Holy moly. Multitasking has finally been fixed.

    I was having a terrible time with Sense continually killing my apps. It was getting to the point yesterday where I couldn't play music on my N7 player while browsing the net with Chrome at the same time, because Sense kept killing the N7 player in the background.

    I just did quick tests of multitasking, and everything seems to work as it should. Before, any time I'd go back to Chrome, it would reload the entire page. Now, it just picks up right where I left off. Thank goodness.

    I was thinking of switching over to an SGSIII because of this issue, but glad to see it's been fixed.
     
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  16. RickJ

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    Multitasking appears to be pretty much the same as before, at least as far as I can tell..... Dissapointment.... Just tried toggling between browser and game, browser didn't reload but the game did

    **** I take that back, browser does reload, just didnt reload while I was in the midst of posting

    **** Well maybe not so much of a disappointment, if the game is paused (ME) it will return to the paused point without reloading, that is over a period of a few seconds. I'm not sure how it will be over a longer period, and not sure if it functioned this way before.

    **** It didnt hold ME in memory for more than 15min before it reloaded, but at least that allows for brief interuptions without losing progress, again not sure if the multitasking functioned this way before or not.
     
  17. PattiCakeUS

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    Yes, now it's Settings --> Display, gestures & buttons --> under Recent apps you have the following options:
    - Always open recent apps
    - Press for menu, press and hold for recent apps
    - Press for recent aps, press and hold for menu
     
  18. Questhate

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    Not sure exactly how long it holds now, but before Chrome reloaded every single time for me. Even if I just go to the home screen to hit my WiFi widget and go back. It was frustrating.

    Today I noticed Chrome not having to reload after leaving it for five minutes or so. Huge improvement in my book.

    Games don't stay in cache too long in my experience with my Jelly Bean Nexus 7. 15 minutes is definitely pushing it.

    Glad to see that Sense isn't quite as aggressive in closing apps.
     
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  19. og fance sauce

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    Ahhh already found a bug with Sense 4.1..

    If you go to settings and start scrolling down, as soon as you hit the edge, the separation animation isn't smooth at all..it sort of just explodes into the separated animation. If you don't take your thumb off and start to scroll back up, it will start collapsing smoothly, and as soon as they all touch, it will jump back up a few inches...annoying

    Can anyone else confirm that their phone is doing this?
     
  20. marctronixx

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    fance sauce,

    yeah i see the same behavior. stock no ginger root.. :D
     
  21. og fance sauce

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    It seems like other users are not experiencing this issue..hmm

    Maybe just a glitch during the installation of the new software.

    Is there any way to re-install sense 4.1 without a factory reset?
     
  22. Rxpert83

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    You could run an ruu. It's not availavle for us yet though
     
  23. RickJ

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    Separation animation smooth here
     
  24. marctronixx

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    factory resets are always recommended with there are OTA's.

    That said, I dont plan on doing a factory reset.

    I am sure many others see it also. its subtle and not anything for me personally to worry about.


     
  25. EarlyMon

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    Remember to open Wallet and reset it first from its settings before doing a factory reset if that's your pleasure.
     

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