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    Question Where did my widgets go?

    Hi, All. I could use some help. I downloaded the new ICS Tuesday evening and it's fine, except that when I go into "personalize" and then click to add a widget, the page is blank. I let it sit, thinking it's just taking a while to load but to no avail; the page stays blank. It is not rooted. I have restarted multiple times and also done a battery pull. Not sure what else to do. Any thoughts? Is anyone else having this problem?

    Thanks in advance for your help! It is appreciated.
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    Mine are all there post upgrade. Have you tried the obvious reboot, or battery pull?
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    Quote Originally Posted by kjkerr522 View Post
    Hi, All. I could use some help. I downloaded the new ICS Tuesday evening and it's fine, except that when I go into "personalize" and then click to add a widget, the page is blank. I let it sit, thinking it's just taking a while to load but to no avail; the page stays blank. It is not rooted. I have restarted multiple times and also done a battery pull. Not sure what else to do. Any thoughts? Is anyone else having this problem?

    Thanks in advance for your help! It is appreciated.

    Yep. They're still not there.
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    The only other thing I would recommend is to do a factory reset, which I think is ALWAYS a good idea when you're changing the os like this.

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    Thank you. I will try to figure out how to go about it. Thank you!
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    Go into Settings, then Storage, and at the very bottom is the Factory Reset option. Remember, it will completely wipe your phone and put it back in a "like new" state, but I do think it will fix everything.

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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    Thank you mightfacundo. That worked! Much appreciated!
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    I am having the same problem with no widgets.
    My concern is doing the Factory Reset. My phone is for work, so will i lose all my contacts, how do i redo my exhchange, etc... is there a way to do a back up or is it already being backed up?
    thanks.
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    I have the same issue with the widgets all being gone. I am concerned about doing a Factory Reset, as my phone is used for work, and i assume i will lose all my contacts, email, exchange server, etc... Is that already being backed up or can i back it up or do i need to back it up?

    thanks
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    Default Re: Where did my widgets go?

    Doing a factory reset did fix the widget problem for me. Since it's a work phone, I would first talk with your IT dept (or whoever runs the servers) to see if they can shed some light on if it's backed up by them or who.

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