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Software Update Changed my phone!

dfrank02

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Nov 9, 2009
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So lateeee las night i Got a software update notification, and i pulled down the status bar. A pop-up screen comes up and says software up date phone will restart after its completed, then it had 2 or 3 boxes i cannot remember exactly, Install now, Install later... Anyway I hit install now and my phone immediately restarted and it change my unlock screen and resized my google search bar!! Now my unlock screen has two slide bars look very very similar to the iphone unlock and google search bar is small and distant from status bar..:mad: i may be nit-picking but i'm pissed! If i wanted an iphone i woulda gotten an iphone! little things the rotation unlock screen which differientated droid from the iphone were what made it better, call me crazy but i want the rotation unlock screen back. You create something, improve on it, and make it a trademark almost iconic, but not change it, and this to me seems like a small sign of droid or maybe verizon trying to copy instead of being original...

If anyone knows how to get original software look back please let me know!! thanks
 
Turn off the Motorola Droid.
Press the Power button and the "x" on the hardware keyboard at the same time to power on and bring up the recovery screen.
Press the Volume Up and Camera buttons at the same time to show the recovery menu.
Select "Wipe data/factory reset".
Select "Reboot Phone".


...good luck w/that.
 
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So lateeee las night i Got a software update notification, and i pulled down the status bar. A pop-up screen comes up and says software up date phone will restart after its completed, then it had 2 or 3 boxes i cannot remember exactly, Install now, Install later... Anyway I hit install now and my phone immediately restarted and it change my unlock screen and resized my google search bar!! Now my unlock screen has two slide bars look very very similar to the iphone unlock and google search bar is small and distant from status bar..:mad: i may be nit-picking but i'm pissed! If i wanted an iphone i woulda gotten an iphone! little things the rotation unlock screen which differientated droid from the iphone were what made it better, call me crazy but i want the rotation unlock screen back. You create something, improve on it, and make it a trademark almost iconic, but not change it, and this to me seems like a small sign of droid or maybe verizon trying to copy instead of being original...

If anyone knows how to get original software look back please let me know!! thanks


Take your phone to the vzw store. Tell them it's not working correctly and get a new phone, then NEVER update it.
 
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If anyone knows how to get original software look back please let me know!! thanks

There are times when you need to move forward and adapt when presented with something that may challenge your beliefs. This is one of those times.

There is no turning back. The best thing you can hope for is an App to replace your lock screen with the one prior.
 
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Here's from the camera--no update in quality of pics. Yuk.
 

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On the contrary, my camera works MUCH better. It now focuses on night shots, and all of the shots I have tried come out decent..in AUTO mode(A no-no before). A computer monitor pic will not really show what the camera can do.

If your complaint is graniness, remember the camera has a TINY high resolution sensor.. Just the nature of the beast. Try some day shots indoors and report back.:)
 
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