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cboh1

Sep 19, 2011, 6:51 PM
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2.3.4 Warning.

Do not update. This 2.3.4 update and the HTC Droid Incredible has a fatal flaw. HTC said they know about it and are working on a fix. ETA unkmown. The update makes your phone stop syncing , no text messages,unable to update because phone thinks storage is full on both phone memory and SD card.

Verizons solution. upgrade phone.
thanks for the heads up. maybe that's why the update's no longer available.
They pushed mine out today before I read this "warning", maybe they fixed it, no problems here.
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vzwINCRED

Jun 17, 2011, 6:43 PM
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2.3?

Is this going to get Gingerbread? Or is the muffin man taking over?... Laughing
Victek

Apr 1, 2011, 8:27 PM
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Droid Incredible - which version of Android and Sense UI?

I'm considering getting this phone and I'd like to know what version of Android and Sense UI it ships with? I read that it was updated to Android 2.2 has been promised 2.3, is that correct? Does it comes with the latest Sense UI and if not will that be offered "over the air" as well? TIA
goomba318ti

Mar 4, 2011, 1:52 PM
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Can't answer call when screen is locked.

when a call is received and the screen is locked, more often than not i'm not able to swipe the screen to answer the call. i've tried holding the phone in different positions, and swiping down from everywhere on the screen but to no avail. i don't have any third-party apps. anybody else have this problem or have a fix? thanks.
I've never experienced this. Sounds like you need to bring the device back to VZW and have them test it.
MR GREEN EYES

Feb 27, 2011, 1:23 AM
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Key board

I am looking for a better key board..I have downloaded a few from the market..Like handsent and sms one and smart keyboard..But i can't getting any to load or work...

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Chizzle

Feb 20, 2011, 12:43 PM
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I HATE THE BATTERY LIFE

I Like the phone...the battery sucks Evil or Very Mad
the phone will die overnight in sleep mode..why.. I changed all the settings and put it in airplane mode, why should I have to do that?? the phone is nice tho Confused
earl0037

Feb 11, 2011, 5:35 PM
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incredible problem

I have a message on my phone thats says low on space applacation data space is low . I checked my storage and i have plenty of free space on card and on phone . this is the second time this has happened i did a factory reset last time and it went away but came back up again . can anyone help ?
when I installed a tethering app it did this to me. I uninstalled it and it fixed the issue. check your apps?
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marchhare

Feb 15, 2011, 4:07 PM
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Incredible overheats and shuts down using GPS.

My phone overheats and gets in a shutdown reboot loop when using GPS. It did this while plugged into car charger. I concluded it was overcharging. Today I tried using GPS without charger. There was direct sun hitting the screen (I'm in Florida). It soon shut down and got in the Terrible Loop. I've read a lot about this online and there are many different experiences and views. The phone does not do this inside the house with a wall charger.
Does anyone know if Verizon has a definitive answer for this. I've read of other customers with this problem getting replacement phones that do the same thing.
I checked on getting a Garvin navigation system and read they also can overheat and shutdown.
Any info and advice are appreciated.
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Laxgoly

Feb 14, 2011, 12:57 PM
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Deleting Gmail messages from my phone

Does any know how to set it so that when I delete a message from my phone it does not delete it from the actual GMAIL server? I know on my old Iphone there was a setting in mail on the phone but I can not seem to find the same thing on the HTC. I want to be able to delete from my phone but not have delete from the online view. Thank you
jebh426

Feb 13, 2011, 5:25 PM
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Saving pics to SD Card

Can anyone tell me how to save pictures ive taken to the SD Card. I have taken many pictures and they are in the Gallery. All of them show up under 'All photos' under Albums. There are a few under Phone storage and one under 'SD Card', but how it got there I have no idea. When I try to download them to my computer I only see the 1 under SD Card, but have 133 under All photos. With my old phone, the 'Dare', I just chose menu and it gave an option to 'Move' and I could move them back an forth from the phone storage to the SD card just by selecting them. Please help?
milomilo

Feb 1, 2011, 6:50 PM
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Changing Font Size

Does anyone know if there's a way to change the font size of text messages? Shocked Would be great if the text was just a bit larger.....
Northstar_69

Nov 8, 2010, 6:49 PM
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Cant Link Face Book to my Droid Incredible! HELP

I jacked up my phone!! I can no londer Link my Facebook to my cell or to my own contact card. I can only link Facebook for HTC Sense.
I go to setting and accounts & Sync, I click on add account and when I touch the Facebook option it does nothing won't let me link it. anyone else had this problem? Any idea on how to fix?
i ended up rebooting my entire phone and the fixed a LOT of issues lol. even that one.
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court333

Jan 12, 2011, 1:01 PM
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Factory Data Reset

Has anyone had a problem with their Incredible doing a complete factory data reset on its own?

Just had a friend that we sold an Incredible to last month call and say that he powered his phone off last night (as he always does) and when he turned it back on this morning everything had been reset to factory specifications.

He has no idea why this happened and is wondering how to prevent it in the future.

I have an Incredible myself but I haven't had this issue (knock on wood)

Any ideas? Confused
just to let you know that people still read these forums...I personally have not experienced anything like it.
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goin2drt

Nov 23, 2010, 12:01 PM
over in the "HTC Droid Incredible" discussion:

Help with HTC sync

I continue to have issues with Sync. I have uninstalled and re-installed a million times. I get a connection error and won't sync. When it does work it duplicates everything on my computer. Any help, it is getting frustrating.
HTC sync sucks. No support at all and it never works. I have to be able to sync with my outlook on my laptop. Hate to say it but I can't wait to go back to the IPhone as syncing with itunes never fails.
Wilfong4

Dec 10, 2010, 2:33 PM
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Changing text messaging tones

how do i change my text messaging tones? i can only change it to the standard ones, but how do i get new tones added to my list? Thanks!
Try handsent or sms pop up,you can customize your tones with either of those
just make sure when you make the "ringtone" to save it under "notifications" instead of ringtones. hope it helps!
TheDroidDoes

Dec 20, 2010, 9:26 AM
over in the "HTC Droid Incredible" discussion:

google maps 3d!!???

Is there a setting or something like that u have to do in order to view in 3d? Couldnt figure it out!! TIA
iamajim

Dec 19, 2010, 6:43 PM
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Just picked up the DINC

The deal at Best Buy was too good to pass-up. Coming from a BBS1 this is different for sure.
Haven't figured out what all the aps and widgest are yet. Moved the power control to a home page but don't know what the Sync All is? Should this be on or off to save battery life?
Thanks in advance.
JT
Menno

Dec 16, 2010, 4:19 PM
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Got my hands on a AMOLED version of the Dinc

Tempted to write a full review once I have it active for a few days, but just messing with it over wifi, here's what I noticed compared to my original droid:

-Colors and video look amazing on it, but web pages look soft.. like they're slightly blurred, but they're not. I'm guessing this is because it's AMOLED. It's not as bad as one the galaxy S phones, but text was sharper on my droid.

-This thing is FAST. Yes, I have my droid clocked at 1.2ghz, but this is still quicker where it counts.

-I really like the polish that Sense brings to the phone. Scenes are a blast. I had originally intended to root this thing on the first day and install CM6.1 on it, but I might hold off for a bit and play with a "stock" phone for awhile

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tintoy

Dec 7, 2010, 8:01 PM
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voice quality strange?

Seems like the earpiece sound is sort of flanging or maybe pitch shifting a little. Is this normal? It's worse on the speakerphone?
Voice quality on the earpiece is terrible!! On my third "Like New"(POS) device and they have all had the same issue. Have not have this problem using speaker, wired or bluetooth headset.
goin2drt

Nov 23, 2010, 12:04 PM
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Battery life real solution

So what is it. I have read all the posts and everyone seems to be having the same problem. My phone won't even last a day now and I do not use it that much. Anyone know what is being done to address the issue?
I'm not trying to be smart, but get another battery?
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If I have my wifi and gps off.. as well as run task killer throughout the day I am doing fine and I get about 100 emails and talk on it about an hour.

I noticed if I leave the wifi on when I leave the house the battery kicks it mid day, but if I t...
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