Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


# 37393 13-Jul-2009 10:08
Send private message

Hi,

I have a 3GS and this morning for no explicable reason, none of the additionally loaded apps will start correctly.  you select them.. they start to open and then close immediately. All of the standard / preloaded apps work fine. Also, all of the apps were working fine yesterday.  Any ideas or suggestions?

Alexis

Create new topic
Human
2908 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 98

Subscriber

  # 234580 13-Jul-2009 10:15
Send private message

alexisj: Hi,

I have a 3GS and this morning for no explicable reason, none of the additionally loaded apps will start correctly.  you select them.. they start to open and then close immediately. All of the standard / preloaded apps work fine. Also, all of the apps were working fine yesterday.  Any ideas or suggestions?

Alexis


All of the downloaded apps? or just one in paticular.

You've obviously tried restarting your phone, yes?



If you have, then all I can suggest is to reinstall the apps.





457 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 234581 13-Jul-2009 10:19
Send private message

Have you Jailbroken? If so it maybe something to do with that. But it sounds like the memory is full and a reboot maybe required to free up some resources.




Cheers
nzbullet
Note: My thoughts and comments are my own and not of anyone else including my employer

 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
63602 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 14081

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 234584 13-Jul-2009 10:21
Send private message

And between last night and this morning you didn't do anything different? Installed new applications, removed applications, etc?







66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 234590 13-Jul-2009 10:30
Send private message

Hi,

It is not jailbroken and the only thing new I've done today is add in my work Wifi network. I tried turning off Wifi and using mobile data and that made no difference. I would hope it isn't a memory full issue given how few apps I have on there.

Baring any other suggestions, I will try reinstalling the apps when I get home tonight.

Alexis

Phil Gale
1108 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted
Red Jungle
Subscriber

  # 234609 13-Jul-2009 10:52
Send private message

Aaroona:
You've obviously tried restarting your phone, yes?


^^




Red Jungle: we make fantastic software

RSS  Twitter  Facebook  Skype



66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 234622 13-Jul-2009 11:26
Send private message

Hi,

Yes I have powered off for a period and restarted.. twice.  I have found the exact problem on previous versions and it seems the solution is probably delete apps and reload or even restore the phone.

Alexis

457 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 234687 13-Jul-2009 13:11
Send private message

alexisj: Hi,

It is not jailbroken and the only thing new I've done today is add in my work Wifi network. I tried turning off Wifi and using mobile data and that made no difference. I would hope it isn't a memory full issue given how few apps I have on there.

Baring any other suggestions, I will try reinstalling the apps when I get home tonight.

Alexis


I was talking RAM (for processes not Physical for music/apps etc), sorry should have been clearer. Some Apps take up a lot of memory and when you jailbreak it *can* take more, hence the question. But if you are not Jailbroken then I am not sure. I would try uninstalling and see if it continues. If it does do a restore.




Cheers
nzbullet
Note: My thoughts and comments are my own and not of anyone else including my employer

 
 
 
 


2 posts

Wannabe Geek


  # 234838 13-Jul-2009 18:19
Send private message

I had the same problem (only the built in apps would run) after upgrading to OS v3 (iPhone 3G, not jailbroken). Restarting the phone made no difference, but it came right the next time Sync'd the phone, so give that a go before you try anything more serious...



66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 235009 14-Jul-2009 08:31
Send private message

Hi All,

Once I deleted all of the apps off the phone and resync'd via Itunes, everything came right. Thanks for your ideas.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01


Xbox showcases 60 anticipated games
Posted 10-Jun-2019 20:24


Trend Micro Turns Public Hotspots into Secure Networks with WiFi Protection for Mobile Devices
Posted 5-Jun-2019 13:24


Bold UK spinoff for beauty software company Flossie
Posted 2-Jun-2019 14:10


Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:32


Epson launches new 4K Pro-UHD projector technology
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:26


Lenovo and Qualcomm unveil first 5G PC called Project Limitless
Posted 28-May-2019 20:23


Intel introduces new 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and Project Athena
Posted 28-May-2019 19:28



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.