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[SOLVED] No Ambience in Home-Screen/Gallery since update to

asked 2014-03-18 12:18:00 +0300

cvp gravatar image

updated 2014-03-18 23:08:06 +0300

Yesterday i do a Factory Reset and Update the phone to and then directly to
Then I connect white, poppy and black other half to the phone, but no reaction comes.
no pop up to install the themes or anything. the themes are not in gallery, no favorite ambience on home-screen (left/right)

i try:
1) Reboot - not work
2) deactivating jolla account + reboot => not work
3) delete jolla account + reboot => not work
4) install black rpm (i do a backup from my ambience) .... => not work... and not to find in gallery app :(

what i can do now?

EDIT: Ok Ambience on Home-Screen is now working... i choose 2 Ambience in the galary where i put in my favorite. But the reading of the other half is not working... no theme download, no reaction.


first the good one: i find a way to get it work on MY PHONE!
second bad one: you need to do a factory reset

1) Factory Reset ( - without TOH on the Phone
2) End the first start setting without a jolla account - without TOH on the Phone
3) update to 1.0.2.xx (Settings => about => Check Update) - without TOH on the Phone
4) than you put your jolla account in the phone - without TOH on the Phone
5) go to settings => about => check for a update, ther will find the newsest one BUT DONT UPDATE!
6) now you put TOH on the Phone... voila there find TOH, install theme and continue with all your covers or install (RPM) it over fileexplorer app (download over jolla store), than install the newsest Sailfish OS - without TOH on the Phone!

My Phone work now very good, if i change the TOH than the phone give a reaction and change the theme :)

good luck guys :)

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Hi cvp - this 'workaround' worked for me with (I have not had a problem with So, it 'might' work for you!, try this;

When TOH is not installing; go to Jolla Store and remove the Ambiences that are installed. Remove The Other Half and leave it off. Go to Fingerterm, (devel-su) and type; systemctl stop tohd.service (if you want to check that the service has stopped, type 'systemctl status tohd.service' (test will be in red if service is stopped). Exit from Fingerterm, shut the phone down, not reboot, shutdown and then start up. Now put The Other Half back on and installation should begin and be done with in a few seconds. ('tohd.service' is automatically restarted by shutting down and restarting the phone).


Spam Hunter ( 2014-03-18 14:10:06 +0300 )edit

hi Markkyboy, i do that, but not help :(

  • put out TOH
  • Terminal "devel-su"
  • systemctl stop tohd.service
  • systemctl status tohd.service - Active = failed
  • Shutdown (no Reboot)
  • turn On and waiting if the phone is booting
  • put TOH ... => no reaction


cvp ( 2014-03-18 15:14:25 +0300 )edit

shutdown, wait 2 minutes, turn on didn't help either

chappi ( 2014-03-18 15:37:28 +0300 )edit

hi chappi.... thanks, i waiting 3 minits... not working.

cvp ( 2014-03-18 16:14:56 +0300 )edit

Sigh... same here. Nor poppy red, nor snow white other halves work since last update... :(

Kollin ( 2014-03-18 20:44:30 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-03-18 16:52:16 +0300

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Ambiences have been 'un-favorited'. If you go to 'Gallery' -> 'Ambience' (german: Galerie -> Ambiente) and favorite again some ambiences, it works as before.

There is another thread here: https://together.jolla.com/question/33604/bug-favorite-ambiences-ambiences-unfavored-after-update-to-10420/

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thanks, but this is not my problem... i cant install TOH-Cover Ambience, there dont tell me that i connect a TOH on the phone. there downloading nothing. If i favorite a standard Ambience (non TOH) than it dont show me on the home screen too. Edit: ok Favorite a standard Ambience is now working, i have now the ambience screen in home-screen, but the other problems are there.

cvp ( 2014-03-18 17:03:59 +0300 )edit
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