HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Nexus One

Jan 8, 2010

I was at my local verizon store an hour ago and was talking to the sales guy about my eris and possibly getting a new battery. After asking for the date for the 2.0+ update (he didnt have one) and the nexus one, he told me that the nexus one will in fact be called the nexus one for verizon (rather than the htc passion) and that it is already in their computer system as being available in february.

HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Nexus One

HTC Droid Eris :: Eris Gone From Verizon Website

Jun 17, 2010

Our HTC Droid Eris. is no longer showing up on Verizon's website. It's still in the support pages, but not in their smartphone "line up" page. Anyone know if it's still displayed in stores?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Android 2.2 For Eris From Verizon?

Sep 8, 2010

Is the Eris at end of life as far as OS upgrades? I have 2.1 now and am wondering if I will ever see 2.2. 2.2 introduced support for Exchange policies and I would like to see that support added to my phone.A friend with an Incredible got an update to 2.2 on Verizon, but so far my Eris remains at 2.1.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Eris ESN Error

Jan 2, 2010

I bought an Eris off craigslist and didn't think about calling in the ESN first. Obviously it was a scam and the guy reported it stolen 15 minutes after I paid him $275.i heard there are some loopholes around this. Anyone know how to get it activated again?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Return 2.1 Eris To Verizon

Mar 22, 2010

Can I return an Eris with 2.1 to Verizon if it's within the 30 day return period? I spoke with someone at bestbuy who told me to just send it back and I shouldn't have a problem. Sorry if this has been asked, or is a stupid question, i couldn't find a definitive answer.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Any Response From Verizon / HTC About 2.1?

Mar 5, 2010

I've done a quick search (best I can do at work) to see if Verizon or HTC had any comments on the leakage, but found nothing. Anyone else heard/read anything from them regarding the leak?The more they keep quiet, the more I'm thinking they are just really kicking back waiting to see what the bugs/glitches are, before they 'officially' release it.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Stolen From Verizon

May 5, 2010

So i received my replacement eris in the mail today from verizon and did the OTA activation..stopped in the middle and took me to verizon rep, who immediately demanded my name, phone number and password. I give her all the information and she asks where i got the phone, i tell her that verizon sent it to me and that i am trying to activate it on my line. She informs me that there is no way they sent me the phone im trying to activate as its a STOLEN PHONE!After having me read the ESN off of the phone, and the testers box they sent me, i proved them wrong. They are going to overnight me a eris replacement again and now i have to send back a phone that was reported stolen.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon - Update - Gmail

May 19, 2010

Ever since the update last weekend my gmail app will not sync automatically when I get emails into my account. . . I have to hit the menu / sync button every time I want to see if I have new emails. . . before the would come in and I would get a notification within seconds.

Gmail App / Menu / Settings / Email notifications/ is checked ON.

I don't know what to do. . .wish i never did the update.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Is This Worth Going To Verizon For A Replacement?

Jul 6, 2010

I did a factory reset last week after reading some of the posts about it here. I had some lag issues, and the Verizon tech also suggested that. I also did the *228 tip to reprogram the phone as was suggested. It was OK for a few days, but I'm having similar problems again. Before I go to Verizon, I thought I'd list them here and see what you good folks thought.

1) I still get terrible lag from time to time, and at all different times. I know that when I'm trying to do something with the battery low (under 25% lets say), its slow, but I chalk that off as understandable.

2) Sometimes when I send a text message out, I see that it takes at least 5 minutes to get sent. During this time, I do notice that time in the notification bar is anywhere from 3 to 5 minutes behind. Then, after a few minutes, catches back up to be in sync with the time shown on the HTC Sense widget on my home screen. BTW, that frozen time has occurred when the phone is just sitting there, not necessarily during a text message being sent, so SOMETHING is bogging it down.

3) Sometimes, and this has been increasing over the last few days, when I try to type something, either in a text message or in someone's contact info, I get the text box up and the virtual keyboard, but no text shows up at all when I'm typing. I see the characters that pop up, but nothing ends up in the text box. I have to exit out of that app and try again later. Very frustrating when you're trying to text someone and you have to wait 5-10 minutes to do it.

4) I know about the battery issues and how poor the battery life is. I've tried to remedy that by only checking my email, Twitter, and Facebook once per hour, but my battery still drains pretty fast. Today, for example, I took the phone off of the charger @ 7:30am. It was at 28% left @ noon! Granted, some of the issues that I describe above were going on and probably had a lot to do with that (clock lagging behind, texts taking 5 minutes to go out), but still, almost 75% of the battery gone after only 4 hours SUCKS! I've done the usual remedies (power the phone down then back on; battery pull; factory reset last week, etc.). It seems to help for a very short period of time but reverts back to the problems I describe above. So, is a trip to Verizon in my future? If they replace it, is a refurb acceptable to get? I've read varying stories ranging from "my refurb works like a charm" to "my refurb has the same issues as my old phone". I don't want to inherit the same problem, or someone else's problem. Am I basically stuck here until my "new every 2" is up in November 2011?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Replacement Came With HBOOT 1.49

Jun 3, 2010

I had a legitimate problem with my Eris that I sent it back for, but was still hoping to be able to root again when I got my replacement. Turns out it has HBOOT 1.49. Any one else encounter this?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon's Future Projects

Aug 9, 2010

One of our Verizon Wireless sources has dropped a whole bunch of info in our laps. We�re talking intimate details of Verizon Wireless plans for the rest of 2010, 2011 and even some 2012 plans. Android tablets, LTE MiFi units, Android 3.0, video conferencing, and a whole lot more. Read on for the full details! In addition to the Motorola DROID and Motorola DROID X, we told Motorola will launch a new DROID handset, the Motorola DROID Pro. It is supposed to have a 1.3GHz CPU, 4 screen and global roaming capabilities. Estimated launch of November 2010, Motorola is working with Verizon on alab form- device that sort of looks like an old Motorola Q but features a full touchscreen and global roaming. It will run Android 2.2. Maybe this will be a lower cost, MOTOBLUR handset? There are a lot more Android invasions happening before the end of the year, we told. This includes a global Android device from both Samsung and HTC.Samsung is working on a 7 screen Android tablet with front-facing camera. Motorola is also working on a tablet as well, except it will sport a 10 screen, either 1GHz or 1.3GHz CPU, front-facing camera, and Android 3.0. Don expect the Motorola so soon though, as informed that while the launch was supposed to happen in December, Android 3.0 will probably hold up the release of that device and we should expect it around February 2011. Verizon Wireless is aiming and on track to have at least 75% of the country covered in LTE coverage by April 2012 There will be a Novatel LTE MiFi device available in January or February that will apparently support up to 10 simultaneous Wi-Fi users. Lastly, we told LTE data pricing will stick at month, though it unclear what the data allowance will be. (This is for data cards, not smart phones) Regardless of whether an iPhone comes to Verizon Wireless anytime soon, it obviously clear they are not slowing down with their huge Android push. With LTE coming up, and a major stable of high-performance smart phones, it seems like Verizon has positioned themselves to win. We see how the end of the year and 2011 shape up before making any concrete judgments, though. Did we get anyone excited?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Leaked - ROM - RUU Desire C Verizon WWE 1.17.605.1

Jan 3, 2010

I was following another site to see if the Eris was going to get rooted and I saw that a leaked update was discovered for the Eris. IT is suppose to be the one for January 22nd. It is not an Android update, just another update to fix any known bugs on the device. Has anyone on this forum tried it yet and if so what fixes did you notice.

I am including a few links to download it in case someone feels adventurous.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon's Nationwide 3G Outage

Mar 3, 2010

Not sure if this had been posted or not but I read there was a nationwide 3G outage, but does anyone know what caused it? Did they try to push 2.1 and crash the system?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Won't Change My Phone

Jul 16, 2010

So i just got off the phone with a customer service rep from Verizon and was telling them about my issues because i'm on my 3rd replacement phone, and the 3rd one that just got sent out today is even worser then the ones i had to have replace, i told the rep that i wanted a new model phone, and all they could tell me was that well we'll have to just replace it with the same model, and if you're wanting to get a new model phone you would have to pay for it.How are some of you members getting the Moto Droid without any charges?? Do you guys just get nice reps? Because the rep i got was just a D*ck he wouldn't listen to what i was trying to say and kept cutting me off.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Chances Of Upgrade From Verizon?

Jul 1, 2010

I want to preface all of the following by stating I love the Eris. The only reason I didn't buy an Incredible at full price was because of the nice form factor. I love the hardware buttons for end and send. I"m now on my 4th phone. 1st had a trackball issue, had it replaced at the store the following day. The 2nd had a bad GPS chip (that's what they explained it as). It said I was in Florida, Alaska, and California when I was actually in Dallas. The 3rd had dialer lag issues. (I'm guessing this is common as my roommates has it as well). When placing a call, dialed or from a contact, it will sometimes take 2-5 minutes to actually load the calling app and place the call. I just received my 4th phone Tuesday, activated it yesterday, and today at work it decides to do the same lagging when making a call.I was standing out front of an office trying to get the location of my work order from a coworker. It took about 3.5 minutes to finally attempt to make the call. My new Eris barely has any applications installed as well. (Google Voice and Timeriffic is pretty much it) It happens way to frequently to be a signal issue. It happens at different times and in different places (I work for a school district across 4 cities so I travel between them a lot) I have to make a lot of important phone calls, sometimes time sensitive, and if it takes this much time to place one call then I can't do my job.Anyone have any advice, I'm now wanting to try a different phone. I would love another Eris, but I doubt it will work the way it should. Anyone know the policies about these types of cases?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Keyboard Lag Explained By Verizon

Dec 24, 2009

I recently called Verizon about the keyboard lag in my phone. Although it doesn't skip anything when typing, it can annoy me at times. Verizon said to do a soft reset which actually solved the issue... for a day. I then called Verizon another time and the lady told me that this is just an issue with smart phones and that she is experiencing it with her ERIS, Droid, and Blackberry phone. She told me if I use my phone a lot (which I do) that I should do a soft reset every few days to keep it "smooth." I think this would be a good thing, but is this actually something that I should do? Anyway, I proceeded to call HTC just to see what they would say. I had nothing to lose. The man immediately told me in the middle of my question: "NO, there is no fix." I then asked if this could be fixed with updated software, and he did his little script about not being able to talk about future updates and rumors and how he can't talk about when android 2.0 will come out exactly (although I didn't ask). Both supports were great and I was very satisfied. I am posting this to answer any future searches and to ask a question. The question: Can this be fixed with software updates? I love posting on other forums that interest me via my phone and in the browser it is SO laggy and I can't even believe it. My dad's iPhone has no lag in the browser, but I guess the iPhone doesn't have a two year old processor. Thanks for reading this mess I wrote.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Email From Verizon About Upgrade

May 25, 2010

I am on leak v3.The email said there is an update available for my phone with out any details explaining where to get it.Just wondering if you guys got the dame email.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Anyway To Remove Verizon Branding

Feb 11, 2010

Im curious if there is anyway to remove the Verizon branding from the front of my eris? It seems like the logo is physically under the glass but I'm not positice. I think removing thebrandimg would really clean up the front of my eris!

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HTC Droid Eris :: How To Bring Phone To Verizon?

Jun 18, 2010

Today my phone got up to the temp of 123.6 F. Is this hot enough that I should bring my phone to Verizon for them to check it out?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Is There A Way To Get Apps Offered By Verizon?

Feb 28, 2010

First off, I'm sorry to ask questions that I am sure have been answered, but I just can't find the answers. I've tried and tried. I only mention this to show that I'm not just a lazy poster. I have made the legitimate effort that I was told I should when I subscribed to this forum.Now for the questions:

1) Is there a way to get the apps offered by Verizon?

2) It appears that some people have gotten the new Android OS already. Is this true?

3) Will the phone alert me to the update as it normally does or do I need to find it and download it myself?

4) Finally, does anyone know when I might get the new OS or is this the question that most of us have?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Can Anyone Get 'my Verizon' Application To Work?

Jan 25, 2010

can anyone get the "my Verizon" application to work? It's telling me to update app, but after deleting and reinstalling, still no love.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Using Google Voice For Your Verizon Voicemail

Jan 15, 2010

I got a Google Voice invite about a week ago, and while I mainly just wanted the voicemail perks, I went for the new number, just so I could have all the bells and whistles when I eventually need them.

In the meantime, however, rather than let the account sit idle, I really wanted to figure out how to use the Voice visual voicemail for my Verizon line. I was on an iPhone for almost two years--I'm never going to go without visual voicemail again. But I'm not paying Verizon for it, the third-party apps I've tried all had enough annoying traits to drive me away, and hot damn, inaccurate as it may be, I want voicemail transcription if only for the comedic benefits of reading the mad-lib transcriptions of friends' voicemails.

So, anyway, I finally stumbled across this post on the Google forums, giving a step-by-step procedure to redirect your missed/ignored/busy calls to your google voice account. (Basically, you make three calls using prefixes and your google voice number to set the redirects... the instructions also include all of the codes to undo all the redirects if/when you decide to go back to normal.) I tried it out, it took all 60 seconds to set up, and it works beautifully.

Depending on how your voice account is set up, you may need to adjust some settings (so you don't get an email, text, AND google voice notification every time you get a voicemail, which I quickly discovered was quite annoying).

Again, this only works if you have a Google Voice account, with a new number (but then, if you got GV for an existing number, you wouldn't have to go through all this).

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HTC Droid Eris :: Does Affect Any System Updates From Verizon

May 14, 2010

does it matter if it is enabled or not. Does affect any system updates from verizon. right now i don't have it enabled.i only enable it when i use the app pdanet to tether my phone and it good to keep disable it

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HTC Droid Eris :: Need Skin Protector Better Then Stock Verizon One?

Jan 23, 2010

I don't like the fact that dust and crap gets on my phone case every time I put it in my pocket. I'm using the standard case the phone came with from Verizon. I was wondering if there's any case that is like the rubber one, but without the constant need to blow of the dust and lint that attaches itself to the phone Not sure if this is the same. I know it's a jelly case, but I haven't the slightest idea what the differences are between that and the one I have. YouTube - Amzer Screen Shield Installation On HTC Droid Eris

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HTC Droid Eris :: Heading To Verizon To Complain About My Phone

Jul 24, 2010

My eris has be acting up lately, trackball has stopped working, extreme lag and typing has never been worse. Im hoping that for some magical reason they will think about a free upgrade but if not im still hoping to get hold of a droid x.

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HTC Droid Eris :: New Phone Experiences At Verizon Today

Dec 9, 2009

So I returned my Eris today.The battery issues had been pretty much contained.I could get a full day out of a charge, but the lag was terrible.I had it all over the place despite running task killer, spare parts, clearing cache, etc.Then the phone started to get wacky. It would freeze with black screens when switching to home.Sometimes when going to home, I would get a black screen with an HTC logo displayed for about 20 seconds, then it would show Sense UI loading for about 10 seconds (dimmed picture, loading logo, no applications).Also, I would have periods where I could not switch between screens.The dialer was ridiculously laggy as well. I would press end, and the phone wouldn't end for about 5 seconds. Dialing the phone sometimes I would have a 1-2 second delay when pressing buttons.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Any Chance Verizon Will Upgrade My Phone?

Sep 1, 2010

i have a deadspot on my screen in the bottom left hand corner. so anytime i want to hit the Shift button or type "z" or "c" i have turn my phone sideways. then as soon as i start typing that way i have to turn my sideways again to type "m" or hit the NUM button.i signed a 2 year contract with Verizon after they convinced me to buy the Eris instead of the MotoDroid. after this one it will be my 3RD Eris. the earpiece in the first one died within a month and this one is the buggiest, slowest, most horrible batter life ever phone (not to mention a dead spot in the screen). are there any chances they'll upgrade me to a better phone and this p.o.s.? or when you bring it in to get it replaced do they just ship you a new crappy Eris?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Verizon Commits To Newer Android

Dec 4, 2009

HTC TWITTER Droid Eris is getting an update to a newer version of Android early next year. Google Navigation support is coming your way Verizon commits to 'newer' Android for Droid Eris with Google Maps Navigation in Q1 2010 - Engadget so what does that mean? Is it an over the air update or we have to get it flashed at the store.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Open Enrollment For Insurance At Verizon

Jun 23, 2010

Almost two months ago I bought an Eris (pristine condition) off someone on Craigslist. About an month ago Verizon had open enrollment for insurance.thus I was able to buy insurance on my phone for $8 bucks a month!Just though I'd let everyone know...recommend checking with Verizon regarding their open enrollment.

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HTC Droid Eris :: How To Get Verizon Email Account To Work?

Jan 1, 2010

I keep trying to set up my email account on my phone, but it keeps saying it can't verify because the server isn't responding. Under the options it says POP Server:, Security Type: None, Server Port: 110.

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