- 02-15-2012, 11:11 AM #1
Greetings to all,
I fear that I may be responsible for the miserable connection problems with my Titan.
A few weeks ago, my phone was stable, and I could always obtain a great signal. Now, however, at least 75% of the time, AT&T Navigator does not work. The HTC weather Hub ap does not load properly, (the update keeps spinning when attempting to settle on current conditions), and the HTC Maps does not report my location. Of perhaps greater concern is that my Internet browser reports failure to connect. A reboot of the phone solves the problem, but I do not like having to do this each day. I have tried popping the battery and also rebooting by holding down the power button until the vibration occurs.
The phone consistently shows a strong signal of at least 3-4 bars. The described problem happens regardless of my location.
Around the same time of a few weeks ago, I was experimenting with OneNote. I entered a note, but then decided to delete it. I had difficulty doing this, but eventually I deleted the note. I think I went into the Settings of the phone. Also, for whatever reason, I synched the program with SkyDrive. Now, when I go into Office, there is a message that reads "Gary'sSkyDrive."
Perhaps it is just a coincidence that my problems began after I messed about with OneNote and SkyDrive, but could the two be related? If so, is there a way to disable SkyDrive? Can someone offer another suggestion?
I am at my wit's end about this.
- 02-20-2012, 10:12 AM #4
I had same issues in that I could not upload anything to my Skydrive using Att data. Called them and tech support said that there is a sim card issue. Went to the local att store, new sim card, and all is well. My problems started after I had to do a factory reset.
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- 02-20-2012, 11:41 AM #5
Although I am disappointed that others are having problems, I was pleased to note that my post has now attracted some comments.
My problems have escalated. As of this morning, I cannot establish a location fix for Bing Maps. AT&T Navigator also cannot obtain a fix. The HTC hub, in particular the weather ap and the Local Scout, cannot confirm my location. This is true regardless of whether I use WiFi.
I do not think my problem is related to the sim card because the current one is new, but I will swap it out.
By the way, the only third party app that I have installed is Adobe Reader.
I also have no desire to do a factory reset, but that may be unavoidable.
- 02-20-2012, 06:04 PM #6
This could be a big problem.
- 02-20-2012, 06:38 PM #8
rsmiley0, I visited an AT&T store today and chatted with a representative who is quite well versed with Windows phones, so there are, indeed tech support reps familiar with the OS. I ended up swapping out my sim card and all was well for a time, but in the past hour, I have noted a gradual return of the problems. I am convinced that these are not due to AT&T reception issues.
Figure 8 Dash, I forgot about that possible solution. I appreciate your reminder and will give the option a try.
Enjoy the evening.
- 02-20-2012, 06:51 PM #9
Well I just finished Online chat with tech support. They did a Reset of my SIM card and then the problem went away. The tech said it was something in my cache or Cookies that caused it, but when I reminded him that things worked fine on WIFI that then stumped him. Least it is all on my phone ticket. I already did the Master Reset on Sunday and I dont want to have to do that again for them. BTW - my app count was 229! Thanks Re-Installer!
Strange that this is starting to happen to everyone.
- 02-20-2012, 06:57 PM #10
rsmiley0, I had turned off my phone a short while ago. I just turned it back on and all was well. However, experience over the past two weeks tells me that the issue comes and goes, with this morning bringing the worst times. Perhaps I am being too pessimistic, but I do not believe that swapping out the sim card has solved my problems. As for you, I hope that resetting the SIM has chased your issues away.
02-24-2012, 03:11 PM #12
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I've had these data issues again, after not having them for quite some time. Airplane mode (on and off) does seem to fix it. I think it's in the OS and if AT&T would ever give us the updates MS is creating, I think this issue would be gone.