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#1 ACTIONpack

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 01:35

how often do you reinstall your phone OS?


#2 Anibal P

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 01:36

Only if switching ROMS, which essentially means rarely, no real need to otherwise



#3 Liana

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:07

I think today marks the third time this year. Initially running stock, then tried Cyanogenmod 10.1, then went back to stock when JellyBean came out for my phone, then just tonight moved to Cyanogenmod 10.2 stable.



#4 thomastmc

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:09

With every new release or general system update (like 8.1). It's just too common for bugs and/or general instability to be introduced in desktops with them.

Then, I ghost it at several different stages: clean install, configured, non-development apps installed and configured, again after interoperations with VMs and other servers have been installed and configured, and then again after my development environment and apps are installed and configured.

I'll revert back to a ghost several times a year for various reasons.

#5 vetJohn S.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 04:41

I've never had the need to



#6 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 04:45

You can do that?



#7 Gary2MBz

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 05:02

I usually restore on iOS X.0 revisions with the major version bump i.e. iOS 6.1.4 to iOS 7.0 for example. In the case issues come up or I am going to jailbreak, I also tend to restore on .Y revisions of the OS such as 7.0.4 to 7.1.



#8 spy beef

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 05:56

Everyone 6 months. Windows Phone 7.5 slows down so much over time.



#9 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 05:58

I'm thinking a poll of some sort might be useful, I've never had to reinstall any smartphone os

I've only had smartphones since about 1996 onwards



#10 morebaker

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:01

once because i went from gingerbread 2.3 to kitkat 4.4.2

changed phones



#11 McKay

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:20

When I'm on Cyanogenmod, every time there was a new nightly.

#12 +techbeck

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:23

Pretty often since CM release nightlies for KitKat. :)

#13 Hussam Al-tayeb

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:47

I used to install nightly builds often but now I am sticking to one unofficial cm 10.1 build and waiting for the unofficial cm11 to stabilize.



#14 winrez

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:49

Everyone 6 months. Windows Phone 7.5 slows down so much over time.

 

No 7.8 available for your phone?



#15 Alladaskill17

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:53

Never?! :/ HTC Titan 7.5