HID Bluetooth killed by 2.3.5 upgrade
Hi, I think I have a good picture of what has happened having trawlled the net looking for answers. In summary:
2.3.3 and 2.3.4 supported and worked with bluetooth HID devices (like my sandberg mini bluetooth keyboard).
2.3.5 as suggested by Samsung key's had issues with bluetooth from the start. It all looked good until you turned bluetooth on then it went into a FREEZE, BLACK SCREEN, LOCK SCREEN cycle with a 20-30 second window at best to try and turn bluetooth off once you realised it, repeating "ad infinitum".
Some folks found that a factory reset cured this. I got a replacement from Otrange UK after a lengthy discussion!
BUT however you may have fixed this is seems that any bluetooth HID device (Mouse, Keyboard) will not stay connected against 2.3.5. They pair ok, they even actually connect for a fraction of a second then bomb out again.
I just spoke to Orange UK Tech who in turn spoke to Samsung who said they were "Not aware" of the issue but would "Escalate a resolution" and get back to me. 2.3.6 is supposedly about to come out for Orange UK within "2 Months" and will contain a fix. Apparently. Looking at other stuff, 2.3.6 does appear to be the best hope.
They confirmed something though; 2.3.5 back to 2.3.3 / 2.3.4 is not supported/advised/safe so waiting for the new version is the only hope.
All this, so the lists won't bounce a'la APPLE and have a blue "bottom of list" flash instead... Ok, maybe there was some good stuff in the rom but it's kinda been overshadowed for me
Good luck out there and hold on to your hope!