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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jmz768, May 10, 2012.

  1. jmz768

    jmz768 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Checked my phone just after 4pm and found the update available for download. I'm in the metro-Detroit area.
     

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  2. Axe_1

    Axe_1 Member

    Indeed. Hopefully last small update
     
  3. MarkR

    MarkR Member

    Mine was pushed at 3:00 in Houston. I was looking forward to better connectivity but so far it's the same.
     
  4. jmz768

    jmz768 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I wish they would be more specific as to what they mean by "better connectivity".
     
  5. mpciii

    mpciii Member

    I know they had been turning on 4g in my general area but my signal at home was very spotty and not 4g. As soon as I updated our 2 Thunderbolt's, I had a solid 4g signal at the house. This is great as we are somewhat rural, although about 45 minutes west of DC and can't get any high speed internet other than this or satellite. Anyway, it seems like the connectivity is definitely better in my case.
     
  6. Treknologist

    Treknologist Android Enthusiast

    I installed the update last night. It all seems to be working the same, which is fine since it didn't break anything! Now we just need the ICS update. :)
     
  7. quest7

    quest7 Android Enthusiast

    I just updated my and don't see any change, but I was getting a good signal anyway.
     
  8. AustinTech

    AustinTech Android Enthusiast

    Works fine so far on my Bolt. Didn't really have any big problems anyway. I'll be curious to see if this helps my wife's continued reboot of Sense issue.
     
  9. artman540

    artman540 Android Enthusiast

    The update caused all kinds of bugs for my wife's bolt.
     
  10. MarkR

    MarkR Member

    It was draining my battery faster than normal. I did a battery pull and it seems to be better now.
     
  11. FrankXS

    FrankXS Well-Known Member

    I noticed the news sync was auotmically turned on after the OTA even though it was not before. Turned it back off. No other issues.

    -Frank
     
  12. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Android Enthusiast

    I just hit the OTA update last night. Not sure if anything is really different.
     
  13. jmoose4bama

    jmoose4bama Newbie

    available in tampa, just downloaded the update
     
  14. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Android Enthusiast

    Anyone finding that the battery drains much quicker now?
     
  15. terrin81

    terrin81 Lurker

    I'm having that issue. It's been off the charger for 3 hours and already down to 60%, where prior to the update it would still be at ~75%
     
  16. fs22

    fs22 Lurker

    Yes, definitely! I have to charge my phone several times a day now, even though I have the extended battery and my usage has stayed the same or decreased due to the poor battery life.

    My battery is almost always warm now too, so that indicates to me that something is drawing quite a bit of current.

    I don't have a landline. My cell phone is my only phone, so I really hope HTC fixes this problem quickly! :mad:
     
  17. fs22

    fs22 Lurker

    Found this on Verizon's own forums. The issues described are exactly what I'm experiencing.
     
  18. recDNA

    recDNA Android Enthusiast

    All that data going back and forth secretly is pretty scary imo.
     
  19. Pretkomel

    Pretkomel Well-Known Member

    No problem here at all. The link above to verizon forums just talks about three people having the problem, so go figure. I have to say that never had any problems with my cell phones and tablets. Maybe I have been lucky.
     
  20. fs22

    fs22 Lurker

    I just got off the phone with a friend who works at Verizon. He says they're getting lots of complaints about the poor battery life.

    I did a few adjustments that I found here and on other Android forums, like turning the brightness down, turning off auto sync, animations, vibrate feedback, etc. That seemed to help.
     
  21. rocknroar1

    rocknroar1 Newbie

    I still haven't received the update to 2.11.605.19 ota...and I'm not rooted. Any ideas why I wouldn't get it?
     

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