Hands-On: Samsung LTE 4G smartphone.
This forum is for discussion of this article. For general discussion of the Samsung Droid Charge, please check out our Samsung Droid Charge forum ›
Anyone else hear of know of this update? If so, what does it fix?
Called Verizon to find out the fixes. The 1st thing you'll notice is now there's 5 signal strength bars on the top instead of 4. The "Seeking GPS" message that frequently appeared on navigation has been corrected. ...
Now I Know Why Hardly Anyone Else Has Been Here
After a SIXTH one started going kaflooey with all the lockups, freezes, intermittent lags going from screen to screen or making calls from the call log all to the point where it became unusable, I called Verizon (for about the 50th time since I became a Droid Charge owner, no joke, no exaggeration!) and they moved up my upgrade from next January to now. I walked into a VZW store and when those sales people who scoop you up on the way in said "Welcome to Verizon, How Can We Help You?" I held up this expensive paperweight as said "You Can Take This Piece of Chit Out Of My Life!" They all chuckled as if they knew where I was coming from.
I am now a Ver...
Used to Love This Phone - NOT ANY MORE !
Phone Much More Stable Since ...
Made even better since the over the air update released yesterday, thanks to which it now takes about Â½ the time to restart when swapping out the battery.
It's apparent Verizon, Samsung, and Google read all the negative user reviews on this phone, got off their asses, and fixed just about everything, FINALLY!
Practically all the issues outlined in the negative owner reviews have been addressed to the point where I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this phone to anyone. Battery life of course still isn't that great, but that goes for all the Android phones, right?
AD discussions continues below...
Where is everyone?
WTF?!? ... 😲
Light at The End of The Tunnel ?
Loss of Network
Had To Have Mine Replaced
After HOURS of trying to transfer everything, I realized backing up the phone's folders to your PC and then back via the USB cable is not enough. After several calls to tech support, I finally got a Verizon Tech on the phone that knew WTF he was doing. In order to SUCCESSFULLY backup and reinstall all your apps, call log, and text messages on the replacement phone, you have to download and install SMS Backup AND App Backup & Restore from the Market ON BOTH PHONES. Run both programs on the old phone to save everything to the SD Card. Then once the SD card is...
WIfi hotspot app
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.svtechpart ... »
The forthcoming Gingerbread update will supposedly correct this.
Any help will be appreciated.. 😳
Thanks for any feedback
However, in the meantime, go to the Market and download Tango. I've installed it but haven't tried using it yet. First time you run it, you'll see those on your ...
Wired Headset Annomoly
In my experimentation, I've discovered that NONE of the Samsung brand headsets are able to answer or end a call using the button on the microphone, and I've tried 3 different Samsung headset models. Sound-wise, they work fine.
Ironically, the button on headsets for Blackberry, the genuine Blackberry brand, work perfectly! Go figure.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2 ... »
Same thing cheaper:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3 ... »...
Problem solved !
This is rather odd as other Android phones have this feature. I am just missing it or is it not on the Charge?
If it's not on the Charge, how would I go about blocking certain callers on the Charge?