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Topic # 138563 8-Jan-2014 20:22 Send private message

I have an HTC 8s the WP8 updates always want to download and install more than once, they will repeat two sometimes three times .
My sons Nokia 820 will exhibit the same behaviour. Any ideas why this is happening?




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  Reply # 963517 8-Jan-2014 20:30 Send private message

get an android and you won't get updates ;)




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  Reply # 963518 8-Jan-2014 20:34 Send private message

jeffnz: get an android and you won't get updates ;)


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I have a S3 as well, I use the HTC when I am out and about its a good one handed phone and easy to get out of my pocket sitting in the wheelchair




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  Reply # 963521 8-Jan-2014 20:36 Send private message

I haven't seen this on my Lumia 920 (telecom)




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  Reply # 963522 8-Jan-2014 20:37 Send private message

I was just getting in before anyone else did :)


flash a custom on your S3 as it won't affect Samsung warranty




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  Reply # 963525 8-Jan-2014 20:44 Send private message

I tend to keep my phones stock, not even using a non standard launcher on the S3.

The HTC has just prompted to do a third download. I may do a reset.




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  Reply # 963535 8-Jan-2014 21:00 Send private message

what update?

never seen or heard of this myself

very weird you are seeing this on 2 different handsets



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  Reply # 963545 8-Jan-2014 21:10 Send private message

The HTC 8s is now running....
OS 8.0.10501.127
Firmware 3030.00.40502.781

The HTC update started today.




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  Reply # 963600 8-Jan-2014 22:59 Send private message

did it start the update and cancel three times it because your battery wasn't charged enough, or because it said you needed to be plugged into a power source?



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  Reply # 963655 9-Jan-2014 06:53 Send private message

Regs: did it start the update and cancel three times it because your battery wasn't charged enough, or because it said you needed to be plugged into a power source?


The phone was connected to the power source, also the updates didn't cancel, they went through the fall process and restart each time.




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  Reply # 963877 9-Jan-2014 13:59 Send private message

Have installed three updates on my HTC 8X since I got it. Weird that two different devices would have the same problem, perhaps corrupt download? Tried on a different Internet connection?

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  Reply # 963895 9-Jan-2014 14:18 Send private message

My 8S installed a couple of updates recently, but only after I reset it to factory, they have too little RAM to update if you have more than a few apps installed.



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  Reply # 963898 9-Jan-2014 14:38 Send private message

Ragnor: Have installed three updates on my HTC 8X since I got it. Weird that two different devices would have the same problem, perhaps corrupt download? Tried on a different Internet connection?


My son doesn't live with us, he has his own home and is on Slingshot I am on Telecom. We discovered that we were both experiencing this when I asked if he ever had this issue as he has been using Windows Phone 8 for longer than me. 




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  Reply # 963900 9-Jan-2014 14:39 Send private message

BlueShift: My 8S installed a couple of updates recently, but only after I reset it to factory, they have too little RAM to update if you have more than a few apps installed.


I thought about that given the meagre space and ram the HTC 8s has but my sons Nokia 820 has 1GM Ram and 8GB space.




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  Reply # 963992 9-Jan-2014 17:25 Send private message

My 8s installed a couple of updates on Tuesday morning. The first time round it was what I assume is GDR3 then after a restart it then prompted to install an HTC update. Perhaps you got an old update, then GDR3 then the HTC one all in a row?

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