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  1. MsBrittz1016's Avatar
    I think im going to stay on .440 until a stable 7.1 gets released
    12-25-11 12:35 PM
  2. palomartian's Avatar
    Sounds like a good plan. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
    12-25-11 01:25 PM
  3. SC457's Avatar
    .590 is a good OS. I'm sure this one is good also. Takes a few days and a few battery pulls to get the OS to settle before seeing battery full life.
    12-25-11 02:29 PM
  4. jcp007's Avatar
    Sounds like a good plan. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
    When it comes to leaked OS or other wireless carrier OS, I would tend to agree even though the downside risk is minimal. AT&T takes so long to test their OS releases that I don't hesitate to update. It looks like they have been testin since at least October 2011. Considering that the stock OS version was .440 then .576 should have a few bug fixes making it worth the update. However, to each his own.
    12-25-11 03:26 PM
  5. jcp007's Avatar
    I hope that this forum topic becomes a "Sticky".
    12-25-11 03:27 PM
  6. Phill_UK's Avatar
    I hope that this forum topic becomes a "Sticky".
    Never gonna happen...

    .576 is not the latest OS version for the 9900
    12-25-11 03:30 PM
  7. PlatinumEstates's Avatar
    What's the 150?
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    12-25-11 04:28 PM
  8. ViaCassian's Avatar
    I have had a 9900 for about a week, dont know the OS version it came with, but a couple of days ago when I backed it up, there was an update notice, its version 7.0.0.576.

    It seems the battery drains just as fast with .756 as with the version it came with.

    But I have not had any problems with the OS so far and I like the 9900 a lot.

    I am new to Crackberry. The excellent knowledge and insights about the 9900 OS and Blackberry ownership I have found on Crackberry make Crackberry.com the best "version upgrade" for the 9900.
    Last edited by ViaCassian; 12-26-11 at 11:40 AM.
    12-26-11 11:37 AM
  9. zoso28's Avatar
    Well I've been running this build for a few days and so far it is much better than .440. Granted everyone has a different experience, but with .440 I was having freezing probs and horrible battery life. Like 8 hours at best.

    It's taken .576 a few batt pulls to stabilize, but other than the 99-92 bug I'm getting 3-4 times the batt life.. no joke. I can now go a couple days with average use, which I never even got close to with .440. Hopefully it will keep improving, if so I'll prob keep this build until the official 7.1 drops.

    I'll post a battery log graph when I get back to my comp.
    12-27-11 11:34 AM
  10. jcp007's Avatar
    I have no issues with the new build and have not had to pull the battery. Soft reboots only after app installs which is customary with some apps.
    12-27-11 12:59 PM
  11. rpayne#CB's Avatar
    I had a tough time installing via desktop manager as it constantly couldn't finish the download. Then I grabbed the OS via BB website and got it on my 9900. Seems stable and too early to tell if battery life has improved. Is there anything else new in the release?
    12-27-11 07:38 PM
  12. sulcopete's Avatar
    I installed the .576 using the desktop manager earlier this evening. I don't know the first thing about it, except that one said .440 and this one says .576 I'll say this, though...I was extraordinarily patient with the install on this. There was a couple of times where the phone was taking forever to reboot...also during downloads...where I thought everything had just locked up. But I stood firm and did not press any buttons or fool around. I'm glad I did, because eventually it finished. I think the whole process took longer than an hour...and then my phone took another 40 minutes to read/load my 17 gigs of music and video. Now everything seems back to normal. Will update if I notice any differences from the 440.
    12-27-11 08:11 PM
  13. MsBrittz1016's Avatar
    Well I've been running this build for a few days and so far it is much better than .440. Granted everyone has a different experience, but with .440 I was having freezing probs and horrible battery life. Like 8 hours at best.

    It's taken .576 a few batt pulls to stabilize, but other than the 99-92 bug I'm getting 3-4 times the batt life.. no joke. I can now go a couple days with average use, which I never even got close to with .440. Hopefully it will keep improving, if so I'll prob keep this build until the official 7.1 drops.

    I'll post a battery log graph when I get back to my comp.
    Same here exactly!

    Going to keep this until an official 7.1 drops which will hopfully be soon lol I much prefer the official updates to the leaks though are exactly the same its just easier to install an official OS lol
    12-27-11 08:57 PM
  14. jcp007's Avatar
    Version .576 is an official release. Version 7.1 will probably be while on its official release as it still has not updated the OS on the 9810.
    12-27-11 09:48 PM
  15. palomartian's Avatar
    I now get exactly the same battery life (excellent) with 576 as I got with 440. I don't think it's the OS version. I think there is some jacked up, buggy thing about BBOS that makes it prone to load fails.
    12-27-11 11:25 PM
  16. mutulica1's Avatar
    For someone who have installed this, could tell me if when you try to call someone using speed dial it open the call logs first for a second and only after it makes the call?
    thanks!
    12-28-11 01:19 AM
  17. rpayne#CB's Avatar
    For someone who have installed this, could tell me if when you try to call someone using speed dial it open the call logs first for a second and only after it makes the call?
    thanks!
    I have not noticed this on my 9900
    12-28-11 10:08 AM
  18. rpayne#CB's Avatar
    After the update I charged up to 100% and 13 hours later I'm at 50% with medium usage. Certainly better than before!
    12-28-11 06:50 PM
  19. Statehouse's Avatar
    It ain't working on my Macbook Pro...computer loses connection to device right after backing up applications.

    Is it worth going through the trouble of borrowing a PC to install?
    12-30-11 09:38 AM
  20. zoso28's Avatar
    Well this is definitely going to be my OS until a better 7.1 drops. My 9900 shipped with .440 (like all at&t, I think) and the battery life was dreadful.. like 8 hours with barely any use. Well I took the plunge when I saw the .576 update through desktop manager, and after a few days, it blows .440 away.

    Now I realize that everyone's experiences are different, but I installed it, reloaded all the same apps, and continued using it the same exact way. I am now going on 24 hours and have just reached 40%, with average use. Wifi, bluetooth, 24hr bridge, browsing and some calling & texting.

    I am so thankful that something fixed this issue for me, because as much as I love the 9900, if I can't make it through the day with a Blackberry, it's time to start using my SGS2 full time. BTW attached is a graph showing my battery stats..

    ALSO.. It does have the 99+ to 92% bug for me, but I can deal with that for a two-day battery life
    Last edited by zoso2; 12-30-11 at 10:01 AM. Reason: added info
    12-30-11 09:59 AM
  21. joju58's Avatar
    For someone who have installed this, could tell me if when you try to call someone using speed dial it open the call logs first for a second and only after it makes the call?
    thanks!
    NO, not anymore. I had those issues also on previous two OS versions, but this one works the way it should. So go a head and update
    mutulica1 likes this.
    12-30-11 11:20 AM
  22. anon(73368)'s Avatar
    Well this is definitely going to be my OS until a better 7.1 drops. My 9900 shipped with .440 (like all at&t, I think) and the battery life was dreadful.. like 8 hours with barely any use. Well I took the plunge when I saw the .576 update through desktop manager, and after a few days, it blows .440 away.

    Now I realize that everyone's experiences are different, but I installed it, reloaded all the same apps, and continued using it the same exact way. I am now going on 24 hours and have just reached 40%, with average use. Wifi, bluetooth, 24hr bridge, browsing and some calling & texting.

    I am so thankful that something fixed this issue for me, because as much as I love the 9900, if I can't make it through the day with a Blackberry, it's time to start using my SGS2 full time. BTW attached is a graph showing my battery stats..

    ALSO.. It does have the 99+ to 92% bug for me, but I can deal with that for a two-day battery life
    Any random reboots? I had 1 and I went right back to .440. I'm getting great battery life on .440 75% on 7hrs as I type this
    12-30-11 12:26 PM
  23. zoso28's Avatar
    Any random reboots? I had 1 and I went right back to .440. I'm getting great battery life on .440 75% on 7hrs as I type this
    No reboots at all with .576, and it's been about 3 days so far. Strangely though I did have one reboot on .440. Just goes to show how different people's experiences can be with the same rom.
    12-30-11 01:21 PM
  24. anon(73368)'s Avatar
    No reboots at all with .576, and it's been about 3 days so far. Strangely though I did have one reboot on .440. Just goes to show how different people's experiences can be with the same rom.
    I may reload .576 maybe it was a fluke?
    12-30-11 01:48 PM
  25. zoso28's Avatar
    I may reload .576 maybe it was a fluke?
    I've heard a lot of people are happy with .440 but I definitely wasn't one of them.. In addition to the battery life tripling , I've also barely seen the hourglass spinning, and my bridge browser is consistently getting over 1Mbps with my at&t "4G" connection.

    All in all I really love it, but as always, YMMV. The only two bugs i've found so far are the 99-92% battery drop when unplugged, and when I have it set to automatically open messages out of the holster, it occasionally creates a blank draft for no reason.
    12-30-11 02:19 PM
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