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    Upgrade to ics

    Is it worth upgrading to ics from gingerbread on my Pantech P9070.
    The pros and cons.

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    Re: Upgrade to ics

    If you are happy with Gingerbread' I see no compelling reason. I have used GB, ICS and JB on various devices.

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    If you're looking for new & slick features for the old Gingerbread, try the free Go Launcher EX! That with their Go Switch Widget, Weather widget, and Facebook widget have breathed new life into my Motorola RAZR XT910, which is still on Gingerbread. Go Launcher EX is amazing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kam View Post
    ..... Motorola RAZR XT910, which is still on Gingerbread....
    That surprises me, I have the original Razr running ICS which Verizon update almost a year ago. I saw in your profile that you use Telus. I would have thought they would have sent the update to your phone by now.

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    Re: Upgrade to ics

    Yes, but I was offered but chose to decline ICS. It had and still has a very small presence, which I likened to (OK, you can flame me for this...) Windows Vista!

    However, if we get Jellybean, I'll do the upgrade.

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    I just downloaded the JB update from Verizon on my Razr. I already some differences in the interface. Gonna take a little getting used to.

    I promise not to bust your chops for not downloading the ICS update if you are happy w/ Gingerbread.

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    Re: Upgrade to ics

    Lucky you! I bought my RAZR unlocked and unbranded. Keeping my fingers crossed for a Jellybean...

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    I think Hashcode got Jellybean running pretty good now on the Razr.

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    Re: Upgrade to ics

    So how does one avoid the nag of installing the upgrade?

    To the OP, I would check the forum for the Pantech on your carrier to see if it is a good experience.

    I had no problems with Gingerbread and agree an upgrade is not usually compelling. It was more so in the early days when substantive features were missing.

    I use and recommend LauncherPro.

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    going to go ahead and do the upgrade.how do i do a back up of settings and paswords.
    the thing is this is my first android phone was on iphone.
    thanks in advance

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    Read up on your specific update, but usually, official manufacturer provided updates don't wipe settings or passwords.

    On Gingerbread, the only real backup solutions IMHO out there involve root or a custom recovery. These aren't excessively difficult to use, but require a proper understanding of what you're doing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LouisR View Post
    Read up on your specific update, but usually,
    official manufacturer provided updates don't wipe settings or passwords.

    On Gingerbread, the only real backup solutions IMHO out there involve root or a custom recovery. These aren't excessively difficult to use, but require a proper understanding of what you're doing.
    it is the manf update....thanks

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