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#46 Mobius Enigma

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 14:52

Both those features suck a lot of battery especially double tap to wake. 

 

With Glance using the 'peek' setting the battery usage is not noticeable. 

('Peek' turns on when it detects light changes, like pulling out of a pocket or wave your hand in front of light sensor at the top of the phone.)




#47 spudtrooper

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 15:00

Where is the status page for this again?  I'm still waiting for ATT on my 920 :(



#48 -Himanshu-

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 15:03

Where is the status page for this again? I'm still waiting for ATT on my 920 :(


http://www.nokia.com...oftware-update/

#49 +primortal

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 15:03

Verizon released the 822 update last month. 

 

Settings - Phone Update

 

To get the Glance and other features you might need to use a tool like SysApp Pusher and get all the App listed under System like 'display' etc.
(Some of the system Apps weren't available when the 822 launched, so they don't download automatically.)

Thanks, I updated my 822 the day when it was released :D

 

Phone is a little bit more snappier and the battery seems to be lasting longer than pre-GRD2.



#50 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 15:12

Running a Lumia 928 and i can sadly say that I do not notice much of any difference since the amber GDR2 update on this phone. still running like a champ.



#51 spudtrooper

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 16:29

Didn't the 928 already come with GDR2 out of box for most carriers?



#52 primexx

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 01:45

Just installed. Got DataSense! Smart Camera isn't as nice as I thought it'd be.



#53 George P

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 10:17

I haven't noticed any performance issues after updating my 8X to GDR2, if anything apps resume and open faster for me compared to GDR1.



#54 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 12:41

Didn't the 928 already come with GDR2 out of box for most carriers?

the 925 and 1020 did the 928 was a Verizon Exclusive.



#55 jakem1

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 13:38

Both those features suck a lot of battery especially double tap to wake. 

 

Well my battery life's no worse than it was pre-GDR2 so I guess the net effect is that I'm better off :laugh:



#56 BajiRav

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Posted 11 October 2013 - 13:54

GDR2 update has been a mixed experience for me.
 
My own Cyan 920 updated just fine.
 
My wife's red 920 is effectively "bricked" (no sound, battery doesn't hold charge). I just realized that our firmware versions are wildly different. That is probably one of the reasons. Going to try Neobond's trick next before I go to AT&T service center.

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