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post #51 of 61
I bought my wife a Desire. The phone's great and HTC are fantastic but the alarm problems really frustrated me. The error we've encountered is that it's never, ever worked. No matter what time we set the alarm never works. It's RMA'd now because, for some reason, the OS totally failed on us and won't recognise any SIM card, but I think we had texts being sent to the wrong people too.

I told her to allow me to root it and install a custom ROM on it but wife wouldn't have any of it. When it comes back I will install a custom ROM on it, whether she likes it or not.
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I never had that issue on my Desire running 2.1 and 2.2 ROMs.
My alarm clock (stock app) has always gone off and when I tap a person in stock or handcent SMS I get to the correct thread. I dont know any other person that has experienced that either.
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I've got this on my HTC Desire running Froyo - it's really random. It doesn't happen all the time, probably one out of 30-50 notifications clicked on, but it just randomly selects another contact's conversation and displays that instead. It's not as bad as they make out, you just click back and the real notification will be top of the list.

I don't know about the alarm clocks, I've used mine about 10 times and it's never failed...
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Don't get me wrong, what I said before still applies(it happened again once today) but it isn't a huge deal. It is somewhat rare and doesn't bother me honestly, and I'm sure it will be fixed very soon. Android is still very immature and has room for a ton of improvement. I love my Evo still.
post #55 of 61
My GF has a Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro and she was showing me a bug where the Notification bar keeps spacking out. Was rather amusing but annoying at the same time. She's on Eclair so it's only a matter of time before Sony do or don't release Froyo which should amend that for her.
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I have had a HTC Desire for about 6 months now and never had any of these problems,maybe the Desire is immune?
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post #57 of 61
my alarm occasionally works on my samsung galaxy s GT-I9000.

for instance i set it for 9 am. repeat every day. (work alarm)


9 comes by. no alarm. ***. Thank god i worked at 11 and woke up at 10.

woulda been ****ed if i worked at 7.
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News of this flaw should pretty much be a deal breaker for anyone considering a switch to Android. I mean sending texts to wrong people?? Gimme a break, that's terrible.
 
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post #59 of 61
Quote:
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News of this flaw should pretty much be a deal breaker for anyone considering a switch to Android. I mean sending texts to wrong people?? Gimme a break, that's terrible.
Can be potentially life ruining.
post #60 of 61
I've never had my alarm not go off.
I've never had my phone call the wrong prson.
I've never had my phone send texts to the wrong person.

Maybe sense has more improvements than simple aesthetics.
    
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