why so many 5.5.893 issues

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by cbrmike, Dec 17, 2011.

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    First things first sorry to be so negative.

    but....

    From what I read some get it some dont, some get better data connections some get worse,some get better battery life and camara and some get worse or the same...what the hell kind of update is this? Im starting to think I should have stuck with dare I say Ip***e ,at least it was stable.I like the Bionic but this is turning into a joke, Im still getting massive data loss and am now considering selling this failed attempt of a great phone.

    Thanks Moto
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    Yea the Android system sucks when it comes to updates. Experience varies. The forums are like this with most phones after an update. Its happened with every Android phone i have had no matter who the manufacturer is. Factory reset is usually needed because updates work better on clean systems. My phone has been great since the update. I did factory reset before hand. You can usually do one after if you want. I am not sure if that's why I got better results or not.

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    I didn't reset and mine is dern near perfect. Blown away by all these bad experiences so many people are having. I flippin love the Bionic!

    I was offered a Razr replacement and turned it down. Was gonna try for a GNex but decided not to. I like this thing too much. Guess I'm lucky??

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    Don't have any problem since the day i purchased my bionic except that day when VerizonW. 4g outage!..but after this..from my house to work,i didn't experienced any drop from 4g to 3g in 3 consecutive days.Guess i am lucky too!!:happy3:
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    Count me in as one of the lucky ones too!
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    I have not had any issues since we got 4g three months ago.
    And for the iPhone, why do you think the haven't thrown 4g in their phones yet. Because the towers aren't without problems and they don't want that headache.

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    ...and myself as well.
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    +1 on the lucky... No offense to those with issues but imho, I'd say blame the operator... I'm secretly guessing it's more a matter of people wanting something else and using this as an excuse?
    If there is truly an issue, take it too a store and let them do the reset or sbf ... They will replace it if necessary.
    The Gnex has already seen it's share of issues, hardware and software.
    They say a little information can go a long way but too many People want to use it to self diagnose and treat there issues because it sounds easy. When it fails or does not meet their expectations, they blame everyone but themselves...
    These are amazing devices but the limitations are not limited too the device.

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    I agree with nyteravyn. No offense,the problems people are having seems to be OHS (operator head space).
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    I can promise you that all the data drop I have is not in my head. lol
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    Hate to rain on the good parades here but i am one of the ones who got junk after the update. My phone was nearly perfect except every once and while it would drop data... now, the data still drops, phone power cycles itself daily, my battery had went from appr 10 hrs to maybe 6 now and lastly the screen won't turn off automatically.... it stays on unless you hit the power button.

    Now.... that has nothing to do with operator... my phone was perfect before the update... now its just a pain in the ass.

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    As may be the case? But I'm confident that the rash of bad PR for these issues are not solely hardware :) or software... I drive a semi, I would be doing all a disservice to claim my in and out off data were like anothers that was stationary, Situations vary. If you are still having serious issues, take it to a corp store and have them trouble shoot it and set you on the best path.

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    Did you do a factory data reset? If not... Do one! Think of it like updating from vista to win 7... You can do it but a ton of programs will mess up do to registry changes...
    Reset the phone, reinstall your "stuf" , power they the full battery cycle and give it it's chance to shine or fail as a fresh device.

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    +1 for the factory reset. Do it! ;)

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    Seriously? I guess some people are so far in denial, that they're willing to suggest that we spent $300 on a phone that we didn't really want, and need to make up some excuse to go out and spring $600 or more in full retail price to get what we really wanted in the first place.

    People aren't making this stuff up. And it's clear this update did not fix the data dropout issue, even when it was only available through the leaked copy.

    And your suggestion of performing a factory reset is just more parroting the same old "solutions" that are still hit or miss anyways. By your own admission, you don't even have the dropout problem, so if you've never had to deal with this issue, how can you claim to be an authority on how to fix it?

    You know, Motorola doesn't even know how to fix it yet and you're here telling everyone "just do a factory reset"? Nice.
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    From my polling and research it appears to me that the people still having major or even moderate issues are definitely in the minority. Reset your devices, THEN run the update. No joy? Get a replacement unit.

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    My feelings exactly.

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    The complaints about the bionic got worse when the razr was announced, and worse again when the nexus was announced. I myself would have the company remedy the problem if it was really that bad. Maybe you have a bad device. Ive seen several people that got an upgrade to a razr for free so they could experience the 4g problems with it instead lol.

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