My problem(s) is that any single tap (or multiple taps) of icons on the home screen (or even w/I an application) grays out and seems to hang or pause before taking off after about 2-10 seconds. And my additional concern is that my battery life (esp Standby <2-3days) seems weak after at least a/c overnight charging.
Received a refurb (S/N 7T726xxxxxx – early, early reject?? w/ LCD Panel ID 7455232) in May’08 w/ the intention of just bypassing and JB’g to use w/ my out of contract ATT SIM.
Per eZiPhoneTools 1.3, OTB I received: FW 1.1.4, BB 04.04.05_G & BL 3.9_M3S2 and via iTunes did a fresh shift+restore 1.1.4FW.
Hacked w/ iLiberty+ (126.96.36.199):
Initially had checked only ‘Jailbreak’ & ‘Activate’ then hit ‘Go for it !” I then stuck in my ATT SIM and tried to make or receive a call w/ no luck! So my next iteration I decided to go full-tilt: checked everything except downgrading BL from 4.6 to 3.9FB (since I had 3.9 ‘real’). And voila, “everything at first-blush” (phone, youtube, maps, safari, etc) functions properly. I then installed BBInfo 1.1 and Baseband shows Modem Firmware 04.04.05_G & Bootloader Version 3.9.
In the almost 5 weeks since successfully UL’g, I’ve only used the iPhone for well under 3 hours (BT&wifi off) total which includes current period AND??? lifetime call timers equaling 1.5hrs. In this period, I’ve done over a dozen full charge cycles,
1) Launch pause for any icon or app:Next steps to resolve:
This bothers me more the than my suspect battery performance. It seems about 80-90% of the time whatever icon I attempt to launch it hangs/grays-out before it takes off in 2-10 seconds after a single tap. I’ve even noticed this when I try to advance a level w/i an application (e.g. in installer, highlight a package then wait awhile after tapping More Info before the page appears. Or in Settings, tapping Usage it pauses/hangs before the next page appears after a few seconds. I realize I’m not on a Cray supercomputer, but it feels that I’m on a 486PC using IE infested w/ trojans and spy/malware. I’ve done reboots via BossPrefs Power Manage and resets (home+sleep buttons same time until apple logo) w/ no improvements.
2) Battery Life:
IMHO I’ve barely used the iPhone and the battery life leaves much to be desired, since I have to charge every 2-3 days (w/ BT, Edge & Wifi all Off via BossPrefs v1.73) and 50% w/ autobright on) when it’s in sleep mode practically always. I thought the battery life was odd and poor especially when I had extremely light usage: an average-to-heavy user (4-6hrs/day) wouldn’t make it a single full day w/o intermittent charging. Also under Settings>Usage & Standby minutes sometimes works: shows hrs/days or sometimes always blank. After a full charge (upper right icon becomes a plug instead of thunderbolt), sometimes the Usage & Standby shows 0 minutes others it stays blank. Also according to Battery app, while ‘Battery Capacity is 100% charged overnight and ‘Battery Status’ usually shows Full, but if I continue to use w/o unplugging a/c charger sometimes it goes back to Charging (trickle maybe).
I’m debating if I should factory restore / revirginize and rerun iLiberty+ or maybe even try Winpwn (esp when only JB & Activating w/ iLiberty+ didn’t work w/ my ATT SIM).
Or maybe just revirginize (since I don’t think bootneuter will help me since I’m at 3.9BL in the first place) and go back to the Apple store for a replacement swap when coupled w/ my battery short-term experience.
Sorry for the lengthy 1st post, but I searched and saw bits which may pertain but I tried unsuccessfully over the weeks: I'm now reaching frustration seemingly the only one witnessing all the above