1. Thor20003's Avatar
    Has anyone gotten the update or used the update with ART yet? Just wondering if there are any issues and if I should switch back before the update.

    Thanks.
    06-04-2014 09:06 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    No problems for me!

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    Please excuse any typos or autocorrect derps.
    06-04-2014 09:12 PM
  3. crxssi's Avatar
    Mine was set to ART before the update, and still is after the update (first thing I checked). Works fine so far.... although I haven't used the phone for more than a moment so far.
    06-04-2014 09:20 PM
  4. Thor20003's Avatar
    Thanks to both of you.
    06-04-2014 09:36 PM
  5. kd0h's Avatar
    ART is working great for me!
    06-04-2014 09:38 PM
  6. ianhanson85's Avatar
    Weird. Mine reverted back to dalvik after the update. Going to switch back to art now.

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    06-04-2014 10:17 PM
  7. BlackBerry Guy's Avatar
    I sideloaded the OTA while on ART with no issues. It remained the same after the update.
    06-05-2014 01:41 AM
  8. gidgiddonihah's Avatar
    Weird. Mine reverted back to dalvik after the update. Going to switch back to art now.

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    Mine reverted as well. It depends on how you update.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    06-06-2014 03:44 PM
  9. kd0h's Avatar
    Weird. Mine reverted back to dalvik after the update. Going to switch back to art now.

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    Did you do the OTA or flash the factory image?

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    06-06-2014 04:24 PM
  10. kd0h's Avatar
    Mine reverted as well. It depends on how you update.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    Agreed, I flashed the factory image so it reverted back, because dalvik is still the system default.

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    06-06-2014 04:25 PM
  11. crxssi's Avatar
    Mine reverted as well. It depends on how you update.
    I was OTA update. It didn't revert back to Dalvick.
    06-06-2014 04:30 PM
  12. Jayq330's Avatar
    Funny you should ask that because I'm asking if the update uses ART by default, when I was updating to 4.4.3 I noticed the last thing it did was convert my app's to ART... I've always left Android on Dalvik due to ART not ready for Android to officially use as default rt, but since it choose ART for me I figured that either it was ready for use *& could be the reason to the battery enduring 50% longer* our that all my apps are runtime capable? Idk, what I do want to know is if anyone else has had their runtime changed by Android.
    06-14-2014 11:46 AM
  13. Crisdean's Avatar
    I haven't exowri need any issues and ever since Line got updated to work under ART the device is switched over and working fine.
    06-14-2014 05:33 PM
  14. Jayq330's Avatar
    I posted a comment about how my N5 turned everything to ART on its own, but it was backwards I forgot that I was using ART before the 4.3 update & it turned everything back to Dalvik *thinking it was turning ART@ the time* but I just looked at my settings & it's using Dalvik... I wanted to know if you have already tried to use art? Because I've been trying & all I get is my phone restarting with Dalvik still running. I'm rooted twrp recovery with super SU for root access. I'd use to be able to switch to art without a problem but now I can't is this isolated or do you or anyone else have this problem, our better yet a solution?
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    06-14-2014 07:05 PM
  15. ianhanson85's Avatar
    Did you do the OTA or flash the factory image?

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    OTA

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    06-15-2014 02:07 AM
  16. Ed Briggs's Avatar
    I tried ART and had a couple minor issues. I'm sticking with Dalvik for now. The speed difference isn't game changing.
    06-15-2014 12:07 PM
  17. onthecouchagain's Avatar
    I personally don't understand the hype of ART. I find when running on ART, my device is a bit buggier. And sometimes, apps take a long time to open. It'll be highlighted, but the app won't actually launch for a few seconds. It just hangs there.

    Am I the only one experiencing this under ART? I've never noticed it under Davlik.
    06-17-2014 10:24 AM
  18. crxssi's Avatar
    I personally don't understand the hype of ART. I find when running on ART, my device is a bit buggier. And sometimes, apps take a long time to open. It'll be highlighted, but the app won't actually launch for a few seconds. It just hangs there.

    Am I the only one experiencing this under ART? I've never noticed it under Davlik.
    I have not had that experience.

    But I do agree that using ART is not much of a big whoop. The phone does seem a tiny bit faster and it did seem to add some to the idle/standby battery time. But I also have not found any app that doesn't work or bugs I could attribute to using ART.
    06-17-2014 06:30 PM
  19. gidgiddonihah's Avatar
    The only app that refuses to work is MLB At Bat. It crashes anytime I try to load a baseball game. What's odd is it plays replays and whatnot but can't play a game. Other than that I haven't run across any real bugs. The minor speed boost feels like it finally makes Android totally smooth. Even things like the multitasking button is much quicker.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    06-18-2014 11:45 AM
  20. JeffDenver's Avatar
    Has anyone gotten the update or used the update with ART yet? Just wondering if there are any issues and if I should switch back before the update. .
    No problems here. I installed it with ART active and it retained ART after the install. The only side effect is that the update will take longer with ART, because of the way ART works.
    06-18-2014 12:24 PM
  21. MobileMadness002's Avatar
    Just started running ART myself using CyanogenMod. Will have more to add tomorrow, but currently seems to be ba bit faster than Dalvik. Not sure how that can be as this appears to be cache related, but what do I know. Time will tell.

    All my apps seem to run just fine though, time will tell.
    06-18-2014 05:17 PM
  22. Mark Sentesy's Avatar
    I have Jayq330's problem as well: I select ART, say yes, it reboots... straight back into Dalvik. No app conversion or anything.

    Nexus 4 with towelroot and SuperSU, no custom ROM or even custom recovery... (its my first time without!).
    09-05-2014 07:39 PM
  23. p3ntyne's Avatar
    I have Jayq330's problem as well: I select ART, say yes, it reboots... straight back into Dalvik. No app conversion or anything.

    Nexus 4 with towelroot and SuperSU, no custom ROM or even custom recovery... (its my first time without!).
    Do you use the Xposed Framework?
    09-06-2014 01:30 AM

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