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  • geauxracerx Level 1 Level 1 (135 points)
    You are very welcome. I am glad you took the leap of faith. I know it was scary, but well worth it. If you see threads where people are trying to get a solution to this issue drop a link back to here and tell them to look for my screen name, and the bold text.

    There are issues going around, but most have solutions. Scary looking as they may be. If any one needs direct help search my screen name ok YouTube and drop me a message. I will do my best to help.
  • Joe221 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
    Thanks again for your work! It took forever to uninstall and then reinstall I even had to let it continue overnight then had to do a restore on my morning reboot then then then. Oy.
    Now I just did my first sync after all that, even with 40+ apps, it took maybe 5 minutes!
    I assume if I add an app from iTunes, the long sync will return the first time. That will slow me down on new stuff till they fix it. I have enough to keep me busy and I made sure all were up to date. Wow!
  • Pagemakers2 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
    Does the problem only occur when you upgrade apps with the phone and not initially install them?
  • Pagemakers2 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
    ?
  • Joe221 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
    Seemed to be overall the NUMBER of apps. I started getting slow again. So I redid the above and got tough. I'm down to 17 apps and it seems OK for now. This is a very unstable platform, for now. After 2.1 or whatever is coming we'll reevaluate. Having come from Windows Mobile 5 - 6 - 6.1, I know unstable. I find it amazing that with 6.1 my Dash was rock solid and that is when I leave. I'm a born beta tester! Of course I just started Mobile Me and am having other issues, but that's in another thread...
  • fivecatss Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I am about to throw this phone away! Ever since the 2.0 it is nothing but a pain to use and sync!
    When I want to sync, the backup portion is taking 30 to 40 minutes before the sync ever even kick in. What is the deal????
    Someone please help!
  • csj85 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    ive stopped having any backups of my iphone now,

    it takes close to 7 hours to backup and the same amount of time to restore, and it still doesnt restore everything.

    i know it wont be long before another apple logo lockup, so might aswell not bother.

    anyone else starting to feel this way?
  • geauxracerx Level 1 Level 1 (135 points)
    Have you bothered to read the whole thread? Or did you just reply? You assiment is to read this thread, and then fix your issue.
  • geauxracerx Level 1 Level 1 (135 points)
    The problem occurs when you install and or upgrade on the phone. I really do not think you people are even reading this thread. You are jsut jumping on here and whinning! The first thing that needs to be done to fix the problem is to upgrade to Common Sense 2.0
    Then read the thread and get the solution to your problem.
  • csj85 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    hi, yes...

    ive read your suggestion.
  • fivecatss Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Okay, I followed all the instructions above, about deleting all the apps.
    I did have one corrupt one left on my phone...removed it manually and reinstalled all of them with the instructions about.

    Instead of 40 minutes...it cut it down to 25 to 30. Still too long in my opinion. Can any one think of anything else I can try???? I am only running 10 apps on my phone.
  • bdinmstig Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
    Well then this solution is a non-starter for me. I have data in my iPhone apps that I can't afford to lose.

    Does anyone have a solution that preserves app data?
  • krdaw Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I am getting real PO a but all the problems that my Iphone is having, I don't understand why it takes 45 mins to back up the data that i have on the phone. APPLE FIX THE PROBLEM ALREADY!!!!!!!!
    We apple fans pay through the noise for products at less you guys can do it fix ONE of the problems that your supporters are having with the phone.

    Come on i always hated apple until i bought the first Iphone that came out over one year ago now, i can say that i have a 17" inch macbook pro so I'm not a windows fan that just wants to bash your products, but I'm starting to miss my window's mobile
  • Dennis Metzcher Level 1 Level 1 (105 points)
    krdaw wrote:
    I'm starting to miss my window's mobile


    No matter how bad it gets with the iPhone, I'll never miss WinMobile.
  • Dennis Metzcher Level 1 Level 1 (105 points)
    bdinmstig wrote:
    Well then this solution is a non-starter for me. I have data in my iPhone apps that I can't afford to lose.

    Does anyone have a solution that preserves app data?


    My backups are about 15 minutes or less with 66 apps installed on my iPhone now. The only thing I've done is never cancel a backup and always put the device into airplane mode when I sync (to prevent any calls from canceling the backup). Sometimes a backup will take up to 40 minutes, but it's not that often.

    To preserve app data...there is no solution. Apple is going to have to provide it for us. I'm with you though...I refuse to delete all my apps and start reinstalling them. Losing app data is not acceptable for me, given the number of apps that I use that store their own information that would be lost in the process.
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