Upgrading WM6: From one noob to another
These guys in this forum know what they are doing. It pays to be courteous and to follow instructions!
Here's a case in point:
Now I consider myself to be a die-hard techie. I'm the guy other techies turn to to solve their IT problems.
I flashed to The Real Thing last week and was having no end of trouble keeping a signal and having GPRS drop out on me or just refuse to connect. I knew that Faria had strongly recommended flashing to the 2.19 ROM, but I was stubborn on this one. TMo 2.25 had been good to me and I wasn't about to change. I was cursing Faria in my mind (Sorry, Faria. I really do not wish for the fleas of a thousand camels to infest your pubic hair!
). I almost reflashed to the stock ROM.
Well, after missing several calls, emails, and voicemail notifications, I caved and grudgingly flashed to the 2.19 radio only ROM, expecting to be disappointed. Boy, was I WRONG!
My TMobile MDA is back, and it's better than ever! I spent a productive hour in a doctor's office waiting room responding to several emails that came in. I also have a consistent signal in my office where before it was spotty to nil at best. BTW, I'm getting data speeds consistently above 130 kbps with 2-4 bars and around 30 kbps with 1 bar.
A word to the wise...I know we tech types have huge egos. But eat humble pie, search, read and then follow instructions to the letter! You'll sleep better.