Struggling with freezing issues on the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020? Microsoft will soon release a fix
Microsoft is planning to release an update for both the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020, to hopefully address freezing issues many owners have been reporting since updating to Windows Phone 8.1. There has always been the odd issue with the two Windows Phones since both were launched, be it freezing, random restarts or even the occasional serious brick.
Microsoft's Kevin Lee shed some light on the problems customers were reporting since updating to Windows Phone 8.1:
Lee's profile was created on November 22, which could raise some flags but Brian Harry, Product Unit Manager for Team Foundation Server at Microsoft, previously looked into the issue and stated another Microsoft employee (Lee) would post in the support thread to help clear up any confusion.
The company has not only acknowledged problems people have been reporting, but engineers have been actively working on a fix, which should be rolling out with the next software update.
Good news for everyone who has been affected by the issue. Let us know in the comments if you have suffered from instability problems with either Windows Phone.
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Actually this bug is present on a wider range of devices, Lumia 920, 925 and 1020 are just the most affected ones.
My handset, a Lumia 920 is also affected by this bug, and for me the fix is to turn off WIFI when charging the handset, actually this is the fix for most devices affected by the bug, those posted by you are just the observations of one user about his handset. Also worth noting is that nobody from Lumia team replied to this until someone posted to the blog of Brian Harry from Visual Studio team, and he kindly and with dedication passed this forum thread to the Lumia engineering team twice,and advised them also twice to get in contact directly with the people on the forum, as the first time they decided just to sit silently.
I wonder if this will also relieve the "resuming" screens a bit (that might seem related)
The 1520 is faster, but the camera doesn't compare and I will never be happy with it's photos when compared to the 1020.
Too bad my window to return my 1520 is long gone. :'(
Is the patch only for 925 and 1020 or for everyone?????????
But I am not sure if this is a result of the "problem" in this article.
I hope he doesn't mean soon by Microsoft's standards.
Specially restart of device perpetually.
Even In my feed back I had told this .
Means MS only listening to high end value phone users.
Have seen my phone show a dark blank screen after entering the security code... Had to soft reset thrice. I had thought I would need to throw it away
Sometimes my 925 shutdown and i can only turn it on again with a soft reset.Does it happens to someone else?
But I thought it was just my phone
I didn't report
Also I hate waiting while every app loading or resuming for at least five seconds
I was just being curious..
I have no freezing problem on my 215 app installed 520 except that 3 sec resuming issue sometimes ( all the time with few apps)
Sometimes my phone losses 3G signal at home and get stuck with 2G.. To get back 3G i have to make a trip to the market.
Is there something so that i can force 3G....?
It starts vibrating by itself and some times narrator keys gets freeze and stops working.. And I've got fed up with " Resuming " " Resuming " & keeps on " Resuming ".. Why cant Microsoft Concentrate on this issue.. And why can't they bring update for " LIVE LOCK SCREEN"
2) within settings, scroll down to and select EASE OF ACCESS
3) within EASE OF ACCESS scroll down and turn on TELECOIL
If you search WP forum for 1020 ease of access and search after "call problems". You get to the conclusion that, for no good reason, turning this on solves audio problems that might seem like a hardware issue.
Other phones in our household aren't having the same problem -- L820 and L720.
I've just decided to change the phone in Jan 2015 because of this prob. Happened 4 times, one of it while I launches the Nokia beta camera and no button functions. Have to wait the battery drain...damn longggg