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  1. steppyhen's Avatar
    Mine arrived about ten minutes ago :D setting up now!
    04-15-2015 06:01 AM
  2. soggs's Avatar
    Enjoy your new devices all of you that have received them so far, my wife is out enjoying the sunshine with our daughter so I'll be waiting another day for mine I think, damn sunshine
    04-15-2015 06:42 AM
  3. parksy78's Avatar
    Preordered mine via amazon and it still hasn't shipped 😐. Its expected to be tomorrow so I hope it comes
    04-15-2015 06:44 AM
  4. steppyhen's Avatar
    Well, I stupidly installed WP 8.1 Update 2 to my 930, and the band is saying it can't provide notifications for calls/texts as it doesn't support this version of Windows Phone...wonderful!

    Now rolling back to 8.1 Update 1 to see if that's any better...!
    04-15-2015 06:45 AM
  5. supadryz's Avatar
    Ordered mine straight from Microsoft, unfortunately at work all day intill 8.00pm. It has been shipped but won't be home to sign for it. Hopefuly neighbor will sign for it. :)
    04-15-2015 06:59 AM
  6. WharncliffeOwl's Avatar
    Mines arrived at my home. I'm at work and looking forwarding to getting it up and running later.
    04-15-2015 07:30 AM
  7. MobiplayerUK's Avatar
    Mine's supposed to be arriving home today as well. I know some friends got it today so I'm pretty sure I'll be able to toy with it today :)
    04-15-2015 07:52 AM
  8. BenGutt's Avatar
    A word of warning to everyone - I've been very careful with mine since I've got it, and it's already got a large amount of light surface scratches/marks on the black surround to the screen. I've got a desk job and it's spent most of it's time up my sleeve.

    Wish I had waited and put the screen protector on before I started to wear it. Didn't realise it was so soft.
    04-15-2015 08:49 AM
  9. CliveSinclair's Avatar
    I concur. I received the Zagg screensaver with my order from Microsoft and during the 20 minutes of unpacking, trying on for size, etc, I could see a few very, very small scratches starting. On with the screensaver!
    04-15-2015 08:51 AM
  10. mikeycl's Avatar
    Well, I stupidly installed WP 8.1 Update 2 to my 930, and the band is saying it can't provide notifications for calls/texts as it doesn't support this version of Windows Phone...wonderful!

    Now rolling back to 8.1 Update 1 to see if that's any better...!
    I'm running 8.1 update 2 on my Lumia 925 and got operational. i had an issue with the app connecting at first so uninstalled and re-downloaded the app from the store. If you haven't already done the rollback try that first.
    04-15-2015 08:54 AM
  11. CliveSinclair's Avatar
    I have the update 2 on my 930. Got my Band this morning and received txt notifications. Just tried calling my phone from landline and call notifications work too.
    04-15-2015 08:58 AM
  12. DecaTec_de's Avatar
    Unfortunately the Band isn't available in Germany yet. What if I order one from the UK - does this run with WP's locale set to German?
    04-15-2015 09:20 AM
  13. kevin shea's Avatar
    I got another SW update this morning but can't see any changes. Is this probably related to the UK release??
    04-15-2015 09:45 AM
  14. steppyhen's Avatar
    Thanks everyone re Update 2 - I was already halfway through the restore when I saw your messages! Back to Update 1 now, and all paired up successfully. I'll try Update 2 again at the weekend perhaps :)

    Love the band though! Such a great piece of tech and I've only been wearing it for 3 hours...
    04-15-2015 10:06 AM
  15. 68Guns's Avatar
    is anybody using the band with a android phone how is it preforming
    04-15-2015 11:01 AM
  16. eepyaich's Avatar
    I got my band this morning and was able to pair it with my 930 (running 8.1 update 2). However,

    - it took an awfully long time for the phone to find the band
    - its definitely lost the Bluetooth connection at least once already since then
    - I've not received any notifications on the notification center (despite seeing some on the phone).

    Having fixed the BT connection, I've been patiently waiting for a notification to come in to confirm the latter issue. As I write this, though, I've just seen a Whatsapp notifcation on my phone, but haven't had anything on the Band.

    Anyone else seeing this kind of problem? Is there an expected delay between notifications arriving on the phone and being pushed to the band?

    FWIW - I have been able to get call notifications on the Band.

    Also, has anyone been able to add a Starbucks card number to the Starbucks tile in "Health"? Whenever I enter a number, the Health app crashes!

    UPDATE

    I think everything seems to be working a lot better now. When I first ran the Health app, I got a warning about it not being enabled as a background task. I disabled some other BG tasks in settings and enabled the Health app, but wonder whether it was still "unhappy".

    I ended up reinstalling the Health app and had it complain again that it wasn't enabled for background tasks. This time I removed more background tasks, uninstalled Health, rebooted the phone and installed it again and didn't get the warning. Since then I've actually received a notification from Whatsapp on the band - hurrah!

    I also managed to add my card details into the Starbucks app - previously I'd been copying/pasting it in from elsewhere. This time I just typed it in manually and it "took".
    Last edited by eepyaich; 04-15-2015 at 01:10 PM. Reason: Update to say things are working better now.
    04-15-2015 11:25 AM
  17. theefman's Avatar
    my experience with GDR2 and the band is notifications can be flaky, I have a treasure tag paired and sometimes I get a notification when I go out of range, sometimes its delayed. Same with call notifications or other apps. A soft reset seems to fix it for a while so if yours aren't working try that.
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    04-15-2015 11:54 AM
  18. kevin shea's Avatar
    I use the Band with a Droid phone and it works fine. I get all text and phone call notifications, have the quick text returns but rarely use them. My usage is mainly to track my running and the Band is great, app on the phone is good, and looking at data on the web a little better.
    04-15-2015 11:56 AM
  19. marratj's Avatar
    Unfortunately the Band isn't available in Germany yet. What if I order one from the UK - does this run with WP's locale set to German?
    Yes, it does... But to download the Microsoft Health app, you first need to set your region to US or UK, else the store won't offer you the app. After installation you can switch back to Germany. Only region setting is required, language doesn't matter.

    All the third-party Band apps are also available in the German store, so no problem there. With the app Pimp my Band you even can set the language of the Band to German!

    Best thing about availability in Germany: I pre-ordered mine from Amazon.co.uk and it was shipped from a German Versandzentrum (Bad Hersfeld) even to me. Only the damn Hermes delivery driver decided to carry it a day longer than necessary in his truck...
    04-18-2015 06:28 AM
  20. sanjula01's Avatar
    I need it in Sri Lanka!
    04-18-2015 07:20 AM
  21. shaunydub's Avatar
    I am in Germany and ordered from Amazon UK, they had 6 in stock this morning but my order still says the below:
    "Not yet dispatchedDelivery estimate: We need a little more time to provide you with a good estimate. We'll notify you via e-mail as soon as we have an estimated delivery date."

    ​GRRR
    04-18-2015 09:23 AM
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