Taking Droid back today!!! >:(

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    Worst phone ever...so far. Apps always force close. Even MESSAGING force closes. Phone freezes and locks up, try restarting it but it takes almost 10-15min for it to even turn on. If I try to open Messaging, it opens a different app. Shortcut buttons on my home screens never open. Phone NEVER saves my display settings, all around worst phone. When it works it's amazing....WHEN IT WORKS. Going to try and get a replacement. If not, I have no problem bashing this phone or getting a new one. We'll see :(
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    Well, obviously you're in the minority. Hope the replacement works out for you as I have had NONE of the issues you mentioned.
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    my phone was having all sorts of issues too, but Verizon was very good about immediately replacing it without my suggesting that I be given a new phone. there are still bugs to be worked out, but overall I think it is a really cool piece of equipment. good luck to you!
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    by the way, the worst phone EVER was the Blackberry Pearl! I went through 4 of them before I got this one.
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    Yeah I know :(....all other people I know that have the droid say it works great...I really hope taking it back and getting a new one fixes the problem
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    Id say the worst phone ever is my old Sidekick LX, which had a great deal of the aforementioned problems, but thats just me. Sides, thats a different carrier, I dont think that counts.

    Sorry for your problems and hopefully everything will work out with a replacement.
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    Hope that works out for ya too. There def are issues but you shouldn't be having such major problems. Good luck!
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    Unfortunately even the best companies will have lemons. I hope a replacement works for you.
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    There are minor issues but it will get worked out soon
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    Good luck! It has to be the phone. Too many of us, like me, have had few, if any force closes, and almost no problems of any other sort. Certainly not like what you are experiencing!
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    Good luck bro, Hope you get another Droid and stick with it. I know I have problems with mine but I think mine are user issues not the phone. I think I keep messing with it and getting things out of whack.(sometimes its the nut behind the bolt) I do experience some force closes but not many. Remember this is a new device and software. Nothing is perfect. With time I think Motorola and Google will get alot of the bugs or problems fixed and then we will have a better device. Right now we are the testers for it. Good luck in your quest.

    I love my DROID!!!
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    can someone tell me what issues your referring to? I tried out a pre and there were issues also...issues that aren't still there today.
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    I hear this. I bought mine 4 and a half hours ago. It crashed 5 times on the 10 minute drive home (I wasn't driving). Since then maybe 20+ crashes (force close on com process typically). It also isn't downloading my email except maybe 1 item in 20. What the frack?!
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    Return it! That's definitely a dud!
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    Sorry to hear a couple of you are having such issues. I would take it back too and get a replacement. Both my wife's and mine have worked fine since we got them. I expect a hiccup now and then since it is a new OS and hardware. I'm a bit more forgiving then what my wife is and so far she has not *****ed me out for getting the phones :)
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    wow 10-15 minutes for it to start up...thats crazy talk dude
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    Ha, yeah, especially when it normally takes about 40 seconds to start up. I'm sure some "lemons" will end up out in the stores, hopefully anyone that gets one will return it quick and not think this is normal (issues on a lesser scale than what some have mentioned). From the Droid I just tested, I had one battery pull in 2 weeks of constant use and abuse, numerous apps loaded and deleted, and only a handful of times where it slowed down on me. I probably could have avoided the battery pull, but coming from a BlackBerry it was a normal response when things start to slow down. Ha.
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    I know there was a batch of Droids in the first wave that hit stores that were 'lemons'... so it's def a possibility to get a dud.
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    I have not had any of these problems.

    In fact, I mostly get my mail to my Droid a second or so faster than my dual core computer on super fast DSL!

    Do you use a gmail account, or some other email?
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    Just got my droid a few hours ago.. no major issues so far