1. thatguy97's Avatar
    As a android user what really grinds your gears about Android, if any?

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    06-01-2014 08:58 PM
  2. Kilroy13's Avatar
    That Google allows Sammy to build such inadequate devices for their software to run on!

    SENT VIA MY LG G-FLEX ON SPRINT, POSTED BY ANDROID CENTRALS APP....LIFE IS GOOD✌
    06-01-2014 09:20 PM
  3. JeffDenver's Avatar
    As a android user what really grinds your gears about Android, if any?
    Google's idiotic jihad against SD.
    thatguy97, A895 and Paisley like this.
    06-01-2014 10:33 PM
  4. thatguy97's Avatar
    That's my primary one

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    06-01-2014 10:37 PM
  5. UJ95x's Avatar
    Calling it "Droid."

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    draconianchaos and thatguy97 like this.
    06-01-2014 10:37 PM
  6. thatguy97's Avatar
    I dont hear it that much that's probably because of that 2009 or 2010 ad campaign for the original Droid

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    06-01-2014 10:39 PM
  7. A895's Avatar
    I dont hear it that much that's probably because of that 2009 or 2010 ad campaign for the original Droid

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    No there has been ad campaigns for Droid for years since he first round. I hate it so much when people use Droid to say Android phones. Droid is Android but Android is not Droid.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-02-2014 06:31 AM
  8. A895's Avatar
    I hate how Android KitKat still has Blue lines and buttons in certain UI elements. I thought the Blue "tron" was supposed to go to white? Like in Power Control for example the lines are blue when they should be white. They need to fix that.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-02-2014 06:32 AM
  9. cgardnervt's Avatar
    Lackluster of phones with Speakers on the front! (Go go HTC!)
    06-02-2014 07:03 AM
  10. Kilroy13's Avatar
    People that get upset when I call my phone a Droid g-flex

    SENT VIA MY LG G-FLEX ON SPRINT, POSTED BY ANDROID CENTRALS APP....LIFE IS GOOD✌
    06-02-2014 07:09 AM
  11. LeoRex's Avatar
    Google needs a better cloud-based backup/restore solution. Sure, they've been improving things, such as having app DATA backups to go with their "we'll load your apps back for you" feature... many (if not most) times, it's the app data we want more than the app itself. But not all apps support the feature. The only way to keep that stuff handy is to load something like Titanium Backup.... but to the most out of that, you need a rooted device (and some of its features might get handcuffed come future versions of Android). You really should be able to wipe the phone then check off "Restore system and user data" when you restore the phone.

    The 'stock' recovery typically means "FACTORY RESET! Do not pass GO!" for most people. For the more tech-aware folks, what is one of the first things that gets loaded on a phone? Even those not looking to root their phone or load a custom rom typically load a custom recovery..... why do we even need to have custom recoveries like TWRP and CWM? All those features should be available right from the get-go.

    I guess, at least, from what I've seen, Google recognizes this and is working to resolve it. As I mentioned earlier, they are implementing app data cloud backups, they've been leveraging Google Drive for backing up photos and videos.... hopefully this is just the start.
    06-02-2014 09:46 AM
  12. JRDroid's Avatar
    That device makers cave to insane carrier demands for exclusivity on features or for features to be left out (Google Wallet and Qi charging are great examples). I'm on the buying my phones outright and unlocked bandwagon now!

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-02-2014 04:48 PM
  13. clemson77on's Avatar
    My biggest beef is that I can't stream audio through my car's USB port. I know there are reasons Android went to MTP which from my understanding is what stopped us from being able to use the USB for audio streaming, but I really wish this still worked. Bluetooth typically doesn't give you the same car audio controls and it doesn't sound as good as using the USB port.

    Also, I wish Google would reduce some of the fat. We have Chrome and Internet apps, and we have Photos and Gallery apps for accessing our pictures. We just need Chrome and Photos.

    That's my 0.02 worth.
    06-03-2014 09:55 AM
  14. Duncan1982's Avatar
    Having a great signal and because the network are incompetent morons and due to whatever factor unable to make a call.

    That really grinds my gears.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-03-2014 12:37 PM
  15. miken562's Avatar
    The fact that there is no complete and all-inclusive backup solution like there is with iCloud. Not Android bashing here, just wishing that Android had it. If I restore my device, I want it a restore function to put it back to the way it was before I reset it.
    The Real X Dawg likes this.
    06-09-2014 10:19 PM
  16. The Real X Dawg's Avatar
    Some services that Apple does better. The other is the need to root to customize some UI elements and fonts. I have no problem with rooting but some of my friends/family would just brick their device and I don't have time to maintain them over time either.
    06-09-2014 11:13 PM
  17. sting7k's Avatar
    As a android user what really grinds your gears about Android, if any?

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    Inconsistencies in UI and lack of polish across Android itself and Android Apps. Lack of a seamless complete back up like iOS.
    06-10-2014 10:14 AM

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