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Dropped my Incredible on rough concrete today from a truck. The screen is unscratched, but the plastic siding took a hit. After some rubbing it's not that bad, but it made me finally order a case for my phone. I suggest NOT dropping this phone.

Sorry to hear that Simca. I have had good luck with some VERY fine sandpaper and then a plastic polish when that happened to me on previous phones.
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Yeah, it took me about 12 tries of method 2 to get it to work. I forget what it was, but there was one tiny thing that I didn't read right - then it worked.
If you don't mind me asking, what exactly was the trick?

I've tried using both the 2GB sd card that came with the phone and a 2GB a-data card i purchased for my last phone.
    
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If you don't mind me asking, what exactly was the trick?

I've tried using both the 2GB sd card that came with the phone and a 2GB a-data card i purchased for my last phone.
Turn on USB Debugging on the phone, install HTC Sync, unzip the "Simple HTC Droid Incredible Root" somewhere. Install the "Android USB Driver", uninstall HTC sync.. then try the method described below.

I used the original article the alternate method by Binny (http://www.unrevoked.com/rootwiki/do...db_in_recovery) or method 2 here.

... keep the sd card out, plug it in the second you see a little flicker across the white HTC logo screen. I used a 8GB microSD I've had to a long time since my blackberry.


Edit: I do realize that I can't explain my way out of a box to someone else -- but I do hope this helps.
Edited by hometoast - 7/6/10 at 11:21am
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Turn on USB Debugging on the phone, install HTC Sync, unzip the "Simple HTC Droid Incredible Root" somewhere. Install the "Android USB Driver", uninstall HTC sync.. then try the method described below.

I used the original article the alternate method by Binny (http://www.unrevoked.com/rootwiki/do...db_in_recovery) or method 2 here.

... keep the sd card out, plug it in the second you see a little flicker across the white HTC logo screen. I used a 8GB microSD I've had to a long time since my blackberry.


Edit: I do realize that I can't explain my way out of a box to someone else -- but I do hope this helps.
lol it does and thank you.
    
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Left my phone out in direct sunlight while swimming in my pool. Temps reached 66.1C and it was still working fine
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Left my phone out in direct sunlight while swimming in my pool. Temps reached 66.1C and it was still working fine
Good to know. During my family July 4th get together, my cousin left his iphone in his car for an hour or two and it wouldn't turn on due to heat.

Also, the rubberized texture on my red/black gradient case started to rub off and ultimately splinter all together. It's obviously made from extremely cheap materials and i would not recommend buying one. Just picked up a red silicon case.
    
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Left my phone out in direct sunlight while swimming in my pool. Temps reached 66.1C and it was still working fine
Mine got up to 75C . I shut it off, brought it in the house and set it on an AC vent.
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Mine got up to 75C . I shut it off, brought it in the house and set it on an AC vent.
Yeah I turned mine off, set it under a fan and took a shower to get the chlorine out of my hair. When I got back i powered it up and it was running at 33c
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Ok, had my first drop! I am case-less and screen protector-less.

The phone dropped from my pocket to concrete sidewalk. And because of the nature of the event, it was less dropped, and more thrown at the ground.

It landed on a corner. But... and I'm amazed I'm saying this... I have to try to find the damage to the body! In fact, I forgot where it was and had to look for it just now. It ended up on the ground, screen side up. Maybe I just got lucky, but this thing took a good whomping and came out of it like a champ!
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Ok, had my first drop! I am case-less and screen protector-less.

The phone dropped from my pocket to concrete sidewalk. And because of the nature of the event, it was less dropped, and more thrown at the ground.

It landed on a corner. But... and I'm amazed I'm saying this... I have to try to find the damage to the body! In fact, I forgot where it was and had to look for it just now. It ended up on the ground, screen side up. Maybe I just got lucky, but this thing took a good whomping and came out of it like a champ!


I'm too afraid to let my phone run around nude, but its good to know that it's pretty durable even without a case.
    
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