Sprint Halts Sales of LG Rumor
Sprint has stopped shipping the LG Rumor to its retail stores and halted sales of the phone while it works on fixing an error with the phone's firmware. A debugging menu, meant for engineers, was left active in the firmware. The menu can accidentally be accessed by users when navigating to the main menu or dialing phone numbers. Once activated, the debugging menu automatically wipes the phone. Phones that have been wiped need to be sent back to the factory to have the firmware reinstalled. LG is working to update the firmware and prevent access to the debugging menu. LG and Sprint will offer the new firmware over the air to existing customers and will resume sales of the Rumor once the new firmware has been installed.
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we know LG cant make a nice dependable phone if they tried
It's a wack phone anyway!
Just to give haters a reason to poke at me, I have Verizon Voyager and have not had Sprint in a while. Let the rants begin!!!!
The razr is nice. Also the Beyonce' phone is okay. lol Happy New Year.
RAZR = Total Garbage.. every person knows it.
Beyonce Phone = Freakin Upstage with 100 extra bucks tacked on
Rumor = NOTHING LIKE THE IPHONE AND VOYAGER.
Notice to all ret...
Wow.. nice job, morons
Put on every freaking advertisment known to man
Dont stock in stores for over a month
Recall and halt sales of said phone.
Yep.. way to screw me in the pooch LG.. thanks a ton, youve cost me tons of activations this month, looks like more to come.
Why does it suddenly seem like they're just a couple of guys working out their mom's garage?
I've had people waiting over a month for this phone. Get it together!
Like em' now hate 'em
Its funny, I don't see the benefits to getting one of them new properitary OS LG phones VZW sells, why get stuck with an expens...
Makes me wonder..
Sprint has better and faster access and uses Java, but Verizon keeps getting better phones. It's jus...
Just stop selling it altogther.
take that ray carroll
Kudos for manning up and taking ownership of the problem and offering a solution.