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  Reply # 801952 18-Apr-2013 22:40
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I did reset the phone, and the sharing feature wasn't showing. Just did a reset again and nothing.

I guess a factory reset is in order. Will do tomorrow.




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  Reply # 801953 18-Apr-2013 22:42
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freitasm: I did reset the phone, and the sharing feature wasn't showing. Just did a reset again and nothing.

I guess a factory reset is in order. Will do tomorrow.


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  Reply # 801962 18-Apr-2013 23:00
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Installing now, stupid question, how do you factory reset?




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  Reply # 801966 18-Apr-2013 23:07
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nedkelly: Installing now, stupid question, how do you factory reset?

"Settings" >  "about" > "reset your phone"

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  Reply # 801967 18-Apr-2013 23:10
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vaiohk:
nedkelly: Installing now, stupid question, how do you factory reset?

"Settings" >  "about" > "reset your phone"


Oh damn for some reason the word factory never made it into my head, hmm dont really want to lose my apps.
If I did would the apps re-download?




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  Reply # 801978 18-Apr-2013 23:27
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nedkelly:
vaiohk:
nedkelly: Installing now, stupid question, how do you factory reset?

"Settings" >  "about" > "reset your phone"


Oh damn for some reason the word factory never made it into my head, hmm dont really want to lose my apps.
If I did would the apps re-download?


Yes, log back in with the same Microsoft Account and the apps, SMS texts, etc come back over the air

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  Reply # 801980 18-Apr-2013 23:35
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nathan:
nedkelly:
vaiohk:
nedkelly: Installing now, stupid question, how do you factory reset?

"Settings" >  "about" > "reset your phone"


Oh damn for some reason the word factory never made it into my head, hmm dont really want to lose my apps.
If I did would the apps re-download?


Yes, log back in with the same Microsoft Account and the apps, SMS texts, etc come back over the air


If this does not work I blame you and M$




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  Reply # 801985 19-Apr-2013 00:02
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It worked!!!, now how do you do screen shots?




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  Reply # 801986 19-Apr-2013 00:03
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Press the power button and windows key at the same time. screenshots are saved in picture hub.




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  Reply # 802047 19-Apr-2013 08:22
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Update seems to have fixed some niggly issues. XKCD archives no longer force closes when using the random comic button! The find my phone function shows correctly and seems to be working and internet connection sharing is now there.




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  Reply # 802569 19-Apr-2013 22:53
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After reading this thread, and wading through all 56 pages of the Lumia 920 thread, I have a question for those of you who have owned/tried the 920, and also the Ascend W1:

-  To be honest, I am more than a little put off by all the problems people have had with the 920
-  It doesn't sound reliable enough to fit my requirements of a phone, which at a basic level, needs to make voice calls and send text messages without needing to be reset/rebooted/reflashed etc, etc.
-  My current phone is an old Motorola KRZR with bluetooth, camera and media player but precious little else
-  I am seriously looking at buying my first smartphone as I could benefit from a Navigation device and it seems stupid to buy a TomTom or Navman, when a smartphone will do all that and so much more


So, here is my question:  Which is the best device for making voice calls -- the Lumia 920 or the Ascend W1?

In the event that most of you say the 920, being my first smartphone, I am probably not looking to spend that much, so would opt for it's soon-to-be-released little brother, the Lumia 720.  I have compiled a table of the differences that are apparent between the Lumia 720 and the Ascend W1:

Nokia Lumia 720
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USD 370 / EUR 249 / NZD 450???
4.3" Screen with Gorilla Glass, ClearBlack
Int. storage 8GB, up to 64GB memory card
Bluetooth V3.0 (24Mbps)
NFC
Wireless Charging option
6.1Mpix main camera with F1.9 lens
1.3Mpix secondary camera
1GHz CPU
Compass
No Radio
Standby (3G) 520hrs
Talk time (3G) 13.3hrs
Polycarbonate body

Huawei Ascend W1
================

USD 245 / EUR 200 / NZD 299
4.0" Screen
Int. storage 4GB, up to 32GB memory card
Bluetooth V2.1 EDR (3Mbps)
No NFC in NZ
Wired Charging
5Mpix main camera
VGA secondary camera
1.2GHz CPU
No Compass
FM Radio
Standby (3G) 470hrs
Talk time (3G) 10.5hrs
Plastic body

Any comments you may have on the significance of these differences would be much appreciated.

For example:
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-  32GB of storage vs. 64GB of storage probably won't matter to me, but would the 4GB vs. 8GB of internal storage make any difference to performance?
-  Likewise a 1GHz CPU vs. 1.2GHz?
-  How many peripheral devices can actually benefit from Bluetooth 3.0 at this point?
-  The differences in build quality, clarity of screen display and scratch resistance are also important to me.





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  Reply # 802574 19-Apr-2013 23:11
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grant_k: After reading this thread, and wading through all 56 pages of the Lumia 920 thread, I have a question for those of you who have owned/tried the 920, and also the Ascend W1:

-  To be honest, I am more than a little put off by all the problems people have had with the 920
-  It doesn't sound reliable enough to fit my requirements of a phone, which at a basic level, needs to make voice calls and send text messages without needing to be reset/rebooted/reflashed etc, etc.
-  My current phone is an old Motorola KRZR with bluetooth, camera and media player but precious little else
-  I am seriously looking at buying my first smartphone as I could benefit from a Navigation device and it seems stupid to buy a TomTom or Navman, when a smartphone will do all that and so much more


So, here is my question:  Which is the best device for making voice calls -- the Lumia 920 or the Ascend W1?

In the event that most of you say the 920, being my first smartphone, I am probably not looking to spend that much, so would opt for it's soon-to-be-released little brother, the Lumia 720.  I have compiled a table of the differences that are apparent between the Lumia 720 and the Ascend W1:

Nokia Lumia 720
===============

USD 370 / EUR 249 / NZD 450???
4.3" Screen with Gorilla Glass, ClearBlack
Int. storage 8GB, up to 64GB memory card
Bluetooth V3.0 (24Mbps)
NFC
Wireless Charging option
6.1Mpix main camera with F1.9 lens
1.3Mpix secondary camera
1GHz CPU
Compass
No Radio
Standby (3G) 520hrs
Talk time (3G) 13.3hrs
Polycarbonate body

Huawei Ascend W1
================

USD 245 / EUR 200 / NZD 299
4.0" Screen
Int. storage 4GB, up to 32GB memory card
Bluetooth V2.1 EDR (3Mbps)
No NFC in NZ
Wired Charging
5Mpix main camera
VGA secondary camera
1.2GHz CPU
No Compass
FM Radio
Standby (3G) 470hrs
Talk time (3G) 10.5hrs
Plastic body

Any comments you may have on the significance of these differences would be much appreciated.

For example:
===========
-  32GB of storage vs. 64GB of storage probably won't matter to me, but would the 4GB vs. 8GB of internal storage make any difference to performance?
-  Likewise a 1GHz CPU vs. 1.2GHz?
-  How many peripheral devices can actually benefit from Bluetooth 3.0 at this point?
-  The differences in build quality, clarity of screen display and scratch resistance are also important to me.


If you like to install app for your phone, I suggest the Nokia as it has the bigger storage, currently you can install the app in the phone storage only unlike Android. 

The 720 also got a Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic which have a better voice quality

Also you better have a look the battery size as well as the 720 got a non-removable 2000mAh and the W1 got a removable 1950mAh battery.

http://www.gsmarena.com/compare.php3?idPhone1=5321&idPhone2=506

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  Reply # 802576 19-Apr-2013 23:15
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Get either the Lumia 720 or Lumia 620 (available at Noel Leeming)




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  Reply # 802577 19-Apr-2013 23:20
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vaiohk: If you like to install app for your phone, I suggest the Nokia as it has the bigger storage, currently you can install the app in the phone storage only unlike Android. 

The 720 also got a Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic which have a better voice quality

Also you better have a look the battery size as well as the 720 got a non-removable 2000mAh and the W1 got a removable 1950mAh battery.

http://www.gsmarena.com/compare.php3?idPhone1=5321&idPhone2=506

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Thank you very much Vaiohk!

With the Ascend, I can only install apps to the Internal 4GB Flash, not the 32GB Memory Card?
If so, that is certainly a limitation that I didn't know about.

I noticed the active noise cancellation on the Lumia, but wasn't sure how much difference it would make in practice.  From what you are saying, it could be significant.

Finally, I didn't realise that the Ascend has a removeable battery, but now I see it in the User Manual.  Definitely something to think about, and thanks again for pointing it out.





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