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  Reply # 738760 31-Dec-2012 04:21 Send private message

Nokia has released some updates, seems that things are getting a little more stable.




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  Reply # 738764 31-Dec-2012 06:52 Send private message

What do you mean? Have you installed those? Post new version numbers please and where this phone came from for reference.






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  Reply # 738777 31-Dec-2012 08:47 Send private message

Haha freitasm!

I am also patiently waiting for the update! It seems like winpho update also carrier-dependant.... God knows when we are getting it





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  Reply # 738813 31-Dec-2012 10:34 Send private message

My Lumia update - Since Opening my new 920 I have only Charged it twice!
I haven't used it heavily (I'm a bit scared to be honest) However I haven't experienced any of the crazy drain that I did with my last 2 handsets, Overnight it drains about 5-10% which is way more acceptable than the 99% over 6 or so hours.
Im not sure if DSE just got a bad batch as I have installed all the same apps. In the next few days Ill start using it more heavily (as I learn to trust it lol) and see how I go! SO far, So good!
 




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  Reply # 738823 31-Dec-2012 10:59 Send private message

An update to my reset - got everything sorted last night, didn't add any apps, just home wifi, and added email, twitter and facebook accounts. Put phone on the wireless charger and went to bed. Woke up this morning to a phone requiring a soft reset... again.

Will try with the 'old' USB charger over the next few days and see how that goes. Otherwise will turn off wifi/data overnight (don't want to go full airplane mode) and see if that makes a difference.

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  Reply # 739031 1-Jan-2013 03:28 Send private message

freitasm: What do you mean? Have you installed those? Post new version numbers please and where this phone came from for reference.


I use: http://discussions.nokia.com/t5/Pool-of-Knowledge/Nokia-Windows-Phone-8-App-Updates/m-p/1640082

Maybe they're old updates but Display+Touch along with two others; basically you can use the above to force the checking of new updates.




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  Reply # 739037 1-Jan-2013 08:13 Send private message

Oh, I thought you had received the updates. We know about those, discussed in previous pages.






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  Reply # 739125 1-Jan-2013 15:10 Send private message

In the internet explorer, does anyone knows if you can 'Forward' after 'Back'?





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  Reply # 739148 1-Jan-2013 16:17 Send private message

nakedmolerat: In the internet explorer, does anyone knows if you can 'Forward' after 'Back'?

nah don't think you can, its one of my pet peeves of the OS as well as the back back back back back back back back back back to exit IE after some browsing




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  Reply # 739153 1-Jan-2013 16:26 Send private message

ekud:
nakedmolerat: In the internet explorer, does anyone knows if you can 'Forward' after 'Back'?

nah don't think you can, its one of my pet peeves of the OS as well as the back back back back back back back back back back to exit IE after some browsing


For the first issue, look on ... > Recent for the last page.

For closing IE, which is totally unnecessary in WP anyway, you can go.to ... > tabs, close the tab and back out. To speed that up, go to IE settings and change the refresh button to tabs. That lets you close out of IE in as few taps as possible.

 

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  Reply # 739155 1-Jan-2013 16:32 Send private message

robax:
ekud:
nakedmolerat: In the internet explorer, does anyone knows if you can 'Forward' after 'Back'?

nah don't think you can, its one of my pet peeves of the OS as well as the back back back back back back back back back back to exit IE after some browsing


For the first issue, look on ... > Recent for the last page.

For closing IE, which is totally unnecessary in WP anyway, you can go.to ... > tabs, close the tab and back out. To speed that up, go to IE settings and change the refresh button to tabs. That lets you close out of IE in as few taps as possible.

 


Per Robax, that's exactly what I do.  Then it's easy to close tabs...





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  Reply # 739156 1-Jan-2013 16:36 Send private message

Wahooo! Thank you!




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  Reply # 739190 1-Jan-2013 18:10 Send private message

Just hit Start button to exit out of browser... sure you are not 'properly' closing the app but it doesn't seem to have any negative effect. Ironically if you then go back into explorer it picks up where you left off however if you hit the back key it closes the app



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  Reply # 739195 1-Jan-2013 18:38 Send private message

robax:
ekud:
nakedmolerat: In the internet explorer, does anyone knows if you can 'Forward' after 'Back'?

nah don't think you can, its one of my pet peeves of the OS as well as the back back back back back back back back back back to exit IE after some browsing


For the first issue, look on ... > Recent for the last page.

For closing IE, which is totally unnecessary in WP anyway, you can go.to ... > tabs, close the tab and back out. To speed that up, go to IE settings and change the refresh button to tabs. That lets you close out of IE in as few taps as possible.

 


I guess this is one step backwards for winpho.

They should add this 'forward' function. This has been there since the beginning of browser in the 90s.





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  Reply # 739212 1-Jan-2013 19:56 Send private message

My 920 is up on trademe now

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