Considering Trading in my thunderbolt.

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by Xtallynn, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Xtallynn
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    I'm thinking of trading in my Thunderbolt. I'm tired if the random reboot. Anyone else leaning towards a different phone?

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    Why not wait until the fix comes out and then consider it if that doesnt work? It's supposed to come out soon.
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    I'm in the same boat. Pretty much fed up with my phone rebooting up to 10 times a day, and the GPS with its totally inaccurate location. If what I've been reading is true, and another update is going to be pushed to the Thunderbolt by the end of June, I will give the next update a chance. If it doesn't fix the problems I'm having with this phone, I'm seriously considering just going back to my DInc, and waiting for another phone, possibly the Bionic.
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    Same here. What concerns me is that the last update was supposed to fix problems and look what happened.
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    I've had my tb for a week now and have had a total of two reboots. Stock phone too.

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    The charge is nice on the new gummycharge rom.

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    Just don't drop your charge.

    U should get a simple phone that's slow to update if you can't fix your reboots

    ridin the lightning
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    For Whats it worth: I have my thunderbolt now for 6 days and have had none of the re-boots .
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    Why should anyone be required to root a phone to get it to work? I expect my phones to work relatively well without requiring me to do anything to it. I understand that there will always be some issues when a new product is released, but having a phone that is almost unusable due to the rebooting is pretty unacceptable.
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    All these reports about the TBolts' random reboots reminds me of the Moto Devour.... my daughter had it for several months and due to these same types of random reboots she kept sending them back for a replacement and each repalcement they sent her would run good for a few days...and then...the random reboots started happening with each of them.
    What made matters worse is that VZW kept saying that nobody else has ever reported to them that these random reboots were happening to theirs........ even though VZW's own website was filled with their own customers reviews outlining those same random rebooting problems!!!...

    The only way she ended up with a different phone was with me calling them up and saying that we'd keep sending back every Devour until they sent us one that didn't have those random reboots, and I reminded them that the cost would be on them to ship every replacement....with that, they sent her a new type of phone...the Droid OG...:p ;) and she's been a very happy camper since...

    So my point is that if VZW was trying to sweep the Devours random rebooting problem under the rug...I suspect that they wouldn't change their 'policy' for TBolt owners...jmho :icon_eek::):p
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    I've had my Bolt since March with maybe 2 or 3 random reboots the whole time. Mine is stock with the OTA. I still think it's a conflict with a particular app or setting which is why it only happens to some users and then repeats itself with replacements because they load the same apps and change the same settings on the new phone. That doesn't excuse the issue, that's just my educated guess on what the root cause may be.
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    I firmly believe the update will fix the problem. There are too many TB out there for them to ignore the problem. They've been working on the fix, do you think they want this to happen again? They are probably testing and re-testing to make sure everything is kosher. Everybody thinks they could do everything better nowadays it seems.

    Sorry for the mini-rant...
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    That's a decent attempt at a guess, however it is still only that...a 'guess'...... reason I say that is because that is the stock explanation that is given by VZW CSRs and Techs....so with each replacement of my daughters' Devour she ran it stock for the several days to see, and still the reboots happened....

    So why the TBolt also has this issue could possibly be a hardware problem... that could also be a possible 'guess'.... I mean a small enclosure + a big spec processor = heat ...just saying what else it could be..:p

    btw, many Devour owners found that their batteries were actually sitting loosely and thus at times losing the connection...and they rigged it by putting a paper clip or wad of paper to keep the battery in more snuggly, so many said:icon_eek:
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    Dude...I have no random reboots....I feel special and at the same time left out....haha :p to be honest wait. HTC will have to release an update soon they can't just leave it hanging there.

    Sent from my HTC Thunderbolt
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    Mine also is not rebooting... There will be a patch in about 2 weeks or so.. from what my boy tells me.

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    My opinion and that of some extremely knowledgeable developers is that the LTE radio in the latest ota is causing the reboots. I have rooted and running the new cdma combo with the previous lte radio. Not reboots for a very long time

    ridin the lightning
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    Had my bolt since April, only 3 restarts since the ota. My opinion, wait for the fix or get another bolt. I love this phone and so far, nothing can compete. It will get better.

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    Wait for the fix. We have a great phone. The update will fix our problems. I've been told to go into the store and ask for the update to be installed there.

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    if there was a verizon phone out there I was interested in I might have traded it in. Basically htc is just lucky the Bionic got pushed back/cancelled or I would have traded it in for that.
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    No reboots on mine.
    Only issue is the GPS LOCK but I got that fixed.
    So...my phone is on point now.
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