I foolishly updated to 9 and now I can’t get 4G service. Can’t get out of airplane mode unless you close the screen then reopen, lost the % battery number. Now it’s just a tiny tiny rectangle.
is it possible to revert back to the previous s/w version?
update: I completely powered off the phone then powered back on and I can get 4G service. All the other issues remain.
2nd update. Well I’ve thrown in the towel as they say. I’ve switched to an iPhone SE. it’s a 4” screen so is still pretty small. After the ver 9 update to the Atom I couldn’t download photos and that was the dealbreaker. Also I really didn’t need the rugged feature and it made the phone too thick. My entire reason for going with this phone was to get a phone that would fit into my pocket. It turned out the Atom was the worst of all options. Didn’t really fit nicely in my pocket and the screen was too small to be usable. Clearly support is nonexistent. Bizarrely I get “congratulations” emails for my post having 500 reply’s. It’s like they don’t even realize these are 500 complaints!! Now what to do with a 260$ piece of junk......
After the Android 9.0 update, applications in the background spontaneously close, even if their activity is enabled, especially smart watch applications. I also noticed a decrease in brightness intensity. I feel Android 9.0 is created to ensure maximum battery savings at the expense of user comfort. Is it possible to upload previous versions of Android 8.1 in some way? Thank you
EDIT: after days of frustration I have finally got things working correctly - I have disabled Duraspeed (Settings > Duraspeed) and Appblocker (Settings > smartAssistan > AppBlocker) and things are back to normal thank goodness... I think it would be best if these features were disabled by default so that each person can configure them how they want them - it would save a lot of frustration.
I"m having issues with 9.0 too. I've switched off "Duraspeed" yet still I don't get app notifications and apps which are supposed to be running in the background do not.
Also Outlook stopped working and after re-installing it I can't add my Office 365 accounts back in - Microsoft don't know what the issue is.
I would love to be able to roll back to Android 8
I never okayed the update, My wifi was just on after it updated now my phone makes random calls while talking on the phone my back camera and flashlight quit working. I dont have the service area that I had before. it was a great phone ( it could be just a little bigger but not like the monsters that are the only other option) It fits nice in my pocket I was breaking 3 or 4 phones a year until I found this one it lasted over a year working great until the update. How do I roll back and stop the useless data mining updates???
Anyone figure out a way to do this? I have had the worst battery drain after the update and nothing I changed will fix it (I had some battery drain in the previous system OS that eventually I managed to fix but this one seems unfixable. Even if I just reset the phone and let it be without installing anything or really even using it, the just heats up by itself and the battery gets drained in idle)
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