12-17-2010 02:57 PM
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  1. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Haven't been home with the Nexus S more than an hour, and have discovered that the USB port is loose on the board. Jamming a paperclip beside the cable connector can make it work sometimes.

    Why couldn't HTC have made this one, too

    Back to freeking Best Buy in the snow :/
    12-16-2010 01:00 PM
  2. ggong5150's Avatar
    That sucks, sorry to hear. Hopefully they have more in stock to make the switch.
    12-16-2010 01:04 PM
  3. bigbuss786's Avatar
    WOW, no comment... I hope this isn't widespread, people are already pissed off it doesn't have a dual core and is made by samsung. Haven't heard anyone else say it yet.. USBgate here we go.
    12-16-2010 01:05 PM
  4. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Yeah, Best Buy is holding one for me. I realize that sometimes these things happen, but usually not to me
    12-16-2010 01:08 PM
  5. BlackPrince310's Avatar
    Haha oh wow, I wonder if anyone else has this problem.
    12-16-2010 01:11 PM
  6. dmnall's Avatar
    Sorry to hear Jerry. I hope the next one is perfect. I hope it is not a widespread problem because I know with the Captivate, right in the att corporate store, it had issues of the touch capacitive buttons just activating on their own, took it back a few hours later and replacement works perfectly! Hopefully it is just a bad manufacturing on your particular phone!

    Cheers,
    Charlie
    12-16-2010 01:12 PM
  7. fatboy97's Avatar
    Wow... that's too bad... and I agree, why didn't HTC build the second version of this device!!!
    12-16-2010 01:17 PM
  8. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Well besides that how is it performing?
    12-16-2010 01:25 PM
  9. durangojim#AC's Avatar
    You should have used the Liquid Metal paperclip made by Apple. It would have solved all of the problems. JK
    12-16-2010 01:25 PM
  10. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Well besides that how is it performing?
    Fast.As.Hell

    It's on the way back, should have a replacement within the hour
    12-16-2010 01:32 PM
  11. sookster54's Avatar
    That happened to my old Blackberry years ago, when I bought it I noticed the screen protector had been taken off so I asked the dealer about it and they said it probably was taken out of the box for a customer to look at it and when I found out the USB port was broken I had to assume it was dropped by that customer. I of course got an exchange within a few hours of owning it.
    12-16-2010 01:38 PM
  12. Stonezulla's Avatar
    No USB issues on mine. Working like a champ so far.
    12-16-2010 01:41 PM
  13. Baz J Scott's Avatar
    I'm in the UK and mine should be here next week depending on the snow we have at present, I look forward to hearing how the replacement is.

    Sent from my GT-P1000 using Tapatalk
    12-16-2010 01:42 PM
  14. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Fast.As.Hell

    It's on the way back, should have a replacement within the hour
    Thats whats i expected, i mean my fascinate runs great despite itself. With all the BS removed.

    I hope that USB thing was an isolated incident. But i dont think it is. i have been seeing alot of people in the forums stating that they are getting the USB connected notification. And looking through other forums i have read there is corrosion problems..etc ...

    Its a shame because Samsung Has some great stuff going for them like the SAMOLED screen that once it comes in WSVGA is going to blow away competetion. Also they have those new memory chip sets coming out and its rumored they will be using the Tegra2. So they do some really great under the hood stuff but then they drop the ball on things like updates and details such as the USB thing.

    Lets hope that their next wave of Galaxy phones they learn from their mistakes because i don't want to move away from the SAMOLED screens. But i can't justify paying $600 for a new phone that is no better then my recent phone.
    12-16-2010 01:43 PM
  15. rajendra82's Avatar
    Sorry to ask about the obvious, but if the Nexus S is just like Galaxy S, have you tried fully opening the sliding cover on the micro USB port? If that cover is only partway open, the connector is very loose. If you make sure to open is all the way till it clicks, the connector sits just fine.
    12-16-2010 02:30 PM
  16. big_time2's Avatar
    Damn, I hope there aren't more like this. As much as I don't like this phone, I kind of want it to succeed.

    I do have to agree with everyone else, HTC should have made this one too. The first one is just awesome. After using it for a year now it still works like new.
    12-16-2010 02:33 PM
  17. ragnarokx's Avatar
    Why couldn't HTC have made this one, too
    Not sure if that would help - didn't a bunch of Evos have the same problem?
    12-16-2010 02:38 PM
  18. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Reporting in -- this one seems fine, already unlocked and zero issues
    12-16-2010 02:48 PM
  19. RUSH's Avatar
    The second one is usually the charm. Cheer up - it could have been an iPhone in the box.
    12-16-2010 02:48 PM
  20. DroidXcon's Avatar
    Reporting in -- this one seems fine, already unlocked and zero issues
    Awsome!
    12-16-2010 02:58 PM
  21. big_time2's Avatar
    Reporting in -- this one seems fine, already unlocked and zero issues
    Good. Did BB give you a hard time when replacing it?
    12-16-2010 03:01 PM
  22. experiment 626's Avatar
    Why couldn't HTC have made this one, too
    Alot of people are going to agree with you.
    12-16-2010 03:08 PM
  23. DroidXcon's Avatar
    I think Google is in love with OLED screens, they built the N1 with HTC when they had the AMOLED screens, and now the NS is with samsung who happen to be one of the only companys who is able to make a SAMOLED.
    12-16-2010 03:16 PM
  24. Chris Kerrigan's Avatar
    Glad to hear yo got a swift replacement Jerry! Keep us posted on battery life
    12-16-2010 03:18 PM
  25. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Good. Did BB give you a hard time when replacing it?
    They didn't say a word. I called ahead to be sure they had one, and it was sitting in the desk waiting.
    12-16-2010 04:20 PM
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