GOOD droid phone for $150 to $200 this LG Revolution is absolute garbage.

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  1. Sevron

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    I'm going to Verizon in the morning after having my phone overheat within 10 minutes of a trip home from the beach. Not the first time it's happened, but I'm finally going to go in and actually try and get it resolved. It's not even a 3 month old device yet.

    So, I'm wondering which phone is fairly decent in the $150 to $200 price range from verizon. Hell, I may even throw more money at it and get one of the $299 phones, but highly doubt that. At this point I'd be happy with a basic flip phone because that's how bad this damn phone is.

    BTW, I've made sure I've unrooted the phone and checked to see if any notices of root are left and can't find nothing. Any other ideas on checking to make sure they can't tell I rooted it? At this point even if they notice I did root it, I could use the fact that it was so effed up when I bought it that it made it SOMEWHAT usable.
     
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    I've been very happy with the Bionic I picked up for $150 at Costco. Came with an extra battery, docking station and car docking station/charger.

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    good luck trying to get a new phone model. They'll probably give you a CLNR first. You're also not going to win the argument if they found out that you rooted and that it overheats. They'll just think you overclocked it and therefore deny an exchange.
     
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    razr, rezound, or nexus are the best devices on lte. 3g droid 3 incredible 2. Or just wait for mwc to see what will be out in the spring. But if you patient Motorola will have another lte device which will drop the price of both the razr and razr maxx so you may be able to get a razr soon on a bogo.

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    I took the root off and checked to see if it was rooted with an app after and it said it wasnt rooted.

    Then I made sure any root apps are uninstalled. Should I do a factory reset now just in case? It was slow as hell from day one as well but I managed to get it a bit better after rooting it but it still sucks.

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    I don't think it would hurt.

    It would take away some time since they may recommend doing a Factory Reset.
     
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    Are apps saved to the android account you bought em from? Not worried about the free apps, those can be re-downloaded after a reset. But what about the paid ones I've bought? And my contacts are sync'd to my google apps account, so those should be safe from losing for good right?

    And should I take titantium backup off as well even though the phone isn't rooted they may think it was with it right?
     
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    Just out of curiosity (not trying to start an argument), if it was 'slow as hell from day one' why didn't you switch sooner? At least in that time frame instead of close to 3 months Verizon would be more willing to work with you about the situation.
     
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    Yes, your paid apps will backup to your google account, or at least the info. Same with your contacts. As for Titanium Backup I would recommend you take it off as it needs root to work.
     
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    I don't know =/. This was my first ever smartphone and I guess it just went to my head to fast to really think about it and figured I'd just remove some of the apps, etc. Looking back now I wished I would have done it sooner. But oh well, can't travel back in time now can I.

    And for titanium backup, I'll remove it. I paid for it so it should be in my google account if I need it again right?
     
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    Fair enough. Was just curious, thanks for sharing:)

    As I posted above, your paid apps will be remembered to your google account as well.
     
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    Crap, I need to re-root, unfreeze all the apps then unroot again -_-.

    Forgot about those.
     
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