Sick of my Droid, Verizon is offering me a used Incredible...take it or not?

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  1. ned4spd8874
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    I kinda posted this in another thread, but not really. Long story short, I am on my 6th Droid and am done with them. I went to the store and they tried to pass off an Ally on me. I called Verizon up tonight and they offered me an reconditioned Incredible instead. I'm trying to decide if I should take it or push for something else? She said that if I don't like the Incredible, she will try and work with me to find a suitable replacement.

    Thoughts? Suggestions?
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    What problems are you having? 6 phones? wow that is well above average.
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    With all due respect, if you've been through six Droids, I don't think you'll be happy with whatever phone you end up getting.
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    What are you doing to your phone to be on the 6th one?
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    i am on my 5th droid my bad call quality after a month
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    6? Really??
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    ^Ya'll must be super unlucky people or something, Ive never had issues with phones like that.
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    The main problems are sometimes it won't make a call. The phone is responsive, but I have to reboot to call. I have to reboot to use the GPS. It rebooted on me twice the other night while talking to my girlfriend. I am getting constant "Force Close, Wait, Report" pop ups. It deleted all of my messages. I tried to make a phone call yesterday and half way through entering the numbers in, it froze. Shall I go on?

    It's not like I'm rough with them or throwing them around. I just can't get one that doesn't freeze up on me all the time.
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    6 Droids LOL!!! You don't need a phone you need an instruction manual and a safety guide! But Anyway now that the Incredible is fully rooted you should take it!
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    Have you tried not installing any apps? See if it works then, and then slowly install apps one by one until the problems occur and you will have your crap app that is causing the problems!
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    All 6 phones have had that same problem?
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    I agree with the apps thing. Tell us if you root them, if so what ROM, do you use FROYO? Are you using ATK? Are you using a virus protection program (get rid of ATK and the virus program if you do have them). What launcher are you using? These answers could help find a solution to your SIX phones.....something isn't right and very high probability it's not a phone issue itself, but a program you're using or doing something with it you shouldn't be.

    Are you sure the rep didn't say that's "Incredible" and you took it to mean a used Incredible phone?
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    Probably installed some ****ty apps or a virus.
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    I haven't rooted any of them. Most have had similar issues, but not always exactly the same. They have all been dog slow. The last one kept dropping my bluetooth connection for instance, but this current one isn't.

    I don't have a ton of apps installed. And any apps I have are well known apps (foursquare, astro, layer, movies, etc.). Besides, I noticed right away when I first got the phone it wasn't the quickest. This most recent one was giving me the force close, wait, report pop ups almost right away! Even before I added apps.
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    I think your being WAY to anal about your phones. I doubt half of them actually had anything wrong with them.
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    So to sum it up, based on your own posts, you've had ALL of the following problems over SIX phones:

    -phone won't make a call
    -GPS doesn't work
    -Constant force closes
    -All of your old messages disappeard
    -Phone freezes when entering numbers to make a call
    -Phone is slow
    -Bluetooth connection dropping out

    Maybe you should consider going back to a feature phone.
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    I would consult a shaman, because I think you're cursed.

    But if the Droid is leaving a bad taste in your mouth, then you probably couldn't go wrong with the Incredible. It's a shame that you've had such bad experiences, because the Droid is top notch.
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    Have you been using the same SD card in all the devices or have you switched it each time?
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