So after being a long time apple user and long time iTunes hater ... I managed to sell my iphone 4 and bought a samsung galaxy S4, did the same for my other half...
Keep in mind, this is a brand new, no-root, default phone.
The issue basically is notifications, for whatsapp ( at the moment since I haven't set up anything else that requires push, besides gmail). The issue is once I turned the screen off, either manually or by itself. whatsapp notifications randomly stop arriving until I turned on the screen, completely close the app and open it again, the same goes for 2 other devices ( 3 in total).
Device #1. new s4,
Device #2 new s4
Device #3 Samsung galaxy young running 4.1.2 JB.
Now, device #3 belongs to a friend of mine who told of these issues a couple of months ago, however I did pay attention as I just figured it was network connection or wifi or whatever be it.
I've googled the hell out of this and it is apparently an android issue:
The problem is this:
It has been known for a while, a problem with ARP packages
Other links Ive found googling:
and several other phones as well:
tp://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1579094 - Galaxy Nexus
http://forums.androi...ly-delayed.html - Nexus 4
http://androidforums...ifications.html - HTC Evo
http://forums.androi...tion-delay.html - Motorola Droid X
http://androidforums...tion-delay.html - Galaxy S2
http://androidforums...ifications.html - Samsung Galaxy S3
http://androidforums...tion-delay.html - HTC Hero
http://www.droidforu...ifications.html - Motorola Droid
it's not telco related in my case, because i had NO ISSUES on my iphone 4 nor my best half's 4s.
Anyway, hopefully someone here has been through something similar and been able to fix it?
Best Answer Draconian Guppy , 24 July 2013 - 18:29
update, got a response from whatsapp team:
Thanks for your message. Sorry for the inconvenience. This is a known issue and we are doing our best to improve WhatsApp in a future update.
Customer Support/Soporte al Cliente/Kundendienst
WhatsApp Support Team
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How they are selling software with broken push notifications (in part because of android), is a lawsuit if anyone had the money and time.Go to the full post