I need some advice on upgrading from the Bionic

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by 804hokie, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. 804hokie

    804hokie New Member

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    Well, I did upgrade to .232 successfully. So far I really like what I see. I know that .232 can flash back to .905 if need be. ICS does seem to make this like a new phone. I still assume I'll be switching the OTA when it's out. Looks like I'll be sticking with the Bionic for a few months yet. Still can't believe VzW hasn't aired ICS yet, but the official released better be near flawless and see JB come along soon after.

    Thanks everyone for your input (and for saving me a few bones)!

    Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be putting the new OS through its paces. I will still be very excited when word of the OTA is released.
     
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    Congratulations and welcome to what the Bionic should be.
     
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    804hokie New Member

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    Got that right. Battery life is very improved. ICS is far more intuitive than GB
     
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    It really is becoming a top end device. I'm glad you didn't give up on it.
     
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    As am I. Last September, I dropped the deathstar and iphone for vzw and my first Android. The network is much better, but their support for the updates leaves much to be desired. Personally, I think the two best brands are now sammy and moto. But from what I can tell, moto has the edge in radio reception and battery life. I have no doubt that iOS has peaked and that Android and WinPhone are now the ones to beat.
     
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    Yeah, winphone is one to beat...... with a ballpeen hammer ;-)
     
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    For improved battery life, get the OEM version of the extended battery for the Bionic from Amazon.com or Verizon. I used to charge my Bionic whenever I had a chance - now I usually get 14-16 hours on a full charge. Note - it does add a little weight and thickness on the lower 3/4ths of the phone, but I don't find it to be a problem.
     
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    so this may be a stupid question. i am on the .223 leak and want to,ota or fxz to'246. how do i keep root? do i fxz to 905 root then use ota rootkeeper. or can i just fxz to 246 and re root using drjbliss one click root like i did before?
     
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    come to what?
     
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    From 223 you can either fxz back to 905 and take ota or just fxz 246 and reroot with motofail or razrs edge.

    DROID BIONIC on 246, is it butter? Lord, be with Mrs Altspeed while in coma and provide a sense of peace and understanding to Pat.