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Factory Reset [duplicate]

asked 2014-02-10 10:24:55 +0200

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updated 2014-07-11 23:27:10 +0200

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After a problem with 1.0.3.8 (a loss of almost all event notifications) I reset my Jolla. But then, to get back to 1.0.3.8 I also had to first update to 1.0.2.5.

Have I missed something? Are the updates not cumulative? If not, they should be since, on the planned monthly update schedule, resetting could become a rather tedious exercise in serially reapplying each update.

Or is it simply a problem with the store?

Whatever, could we please change things so that we only need to do a factory reset and then apply the latest update only (even better would be to be given a choice of which update we want to use)?

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by eric
close date 2014-02-10 14:12:28.109292

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Reopening since it is not a duplicate. See my comments below torcida's 'answer'

strongm ( 2014-02-10 12:46:12 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-02-10 10:37:10 +0200

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Duplicate question: https://together.jolla.com/question/24728/when-i-reset-my-jolla-back-to-factory-default-i-need-to-update-all-the-firmwares-again/

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This is NOT the same question. The question asked there (or at last answered there) is whether it is necessary to revert all the way back to 1.0.0.5 when doing a factory reset, to which the answer is 'yes'. My question is whether, as appears to be the case given my recent experience, having reverted to 1.0.0.5 we HAVE to then install each update individually:

1.0.0.5 => 1.0.2.5 => 1.0.3.8

as this will quickly get more than irritating as more and more updates are released. Reopening

strongm ( 2014-02-10 12:42:47 +0200 )edit

@strongm: Yes, you have to go through these steps, no other choice for now.
Note that the update process might change in the future, allowing to avoid the intermediate steps...
Closing.

eric ( 2014-02-10 14:11:55 +0200 )edit

Do you accept that, with an announced monthly update schedule, it will quickly become a nightmare applying a factory reset? And, given the beta nature of the OS, a reset often seems to be the advised answer for various issues that crop up. In June, for example, I'm not going to be happy applying 7 full system updates in turn because my phone has stopped talking to the Jolla Store (for example).

strongm ( 2014-02-10 14:24:35 +0200 )edit

Read the previous comment again: "the update process might change in the future, allowing to avoid the intermediate steps..."

And btw, before doing a reset, do a quick search: Your "loss of almost all event notifications" is actually a "feature" of 1.0.3.8: https://together.jolla.com/question/22223https://together.jolla.com/question/22314https://together.jolla.com/question/22430https://together.jolla.com/question/23814

Sthocs ( 2014-02-10 16:38:55 +0200 )edit

Sorry. I just find 'might' is a very weak word - it might rain tomorrow. Then again it might not.

And I'm very well aware of the feature. My issue is not that, and is reported in more depth in other threads. So I won't go into it again here

strongm ( 2014-02-10 18:17:26 +0200 )edit

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