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Old 09-07-2007, 10:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry BB 8800 Unexpectedly shuts off

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Hello all,
This is my first post and thank you.
Issue: While doing various functions on my 8800 it will unexpectedly shut off and restart. I could be reading email, reading web pages, opening an app etc. Not one thing seems to point to causing the 8800 to shut off this way.
Any help greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-07-2007, 10:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This is a known issue with the 8800 and the buggy 4.2.1 OS that is on it.
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Bummer, but thanks for the quick reply. Where would I look for an update and fix for bugs like this?
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tim, what OS are you running right now? Options > About. The line starts with a "v."

Look at the Sticky note at the top of the 8800 section for the latest OS, and follow those directions exactly as posted.
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Don't see my OS listed in the sticky, it's: v4.2.1.79. I guess I need to wait then for a update/fix.
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You can upgrade to another carrier's OS easily, as long as you follow the directions posted in that thread, noting to delete the vendor.xml file.
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Very cool! Thanks
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Will this OS upgrade affect any saved info on my device? Contacts, apps etc.?
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