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shley00

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My Thunderbolt keeps restarting itself over and over again and I don't know what else to do beside a factory reset.

If I do this will I be able to redownload my apps in the market? I have so many and i don't want to forget them all. I just want to be sure I can Get them again after I wipe out the phone!
 

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Yes you be able to download your apps again... and any that you payed for will still be yours. I hope that fixes your problem.
 
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How does one redownload your apps? I had to do a factory reset and could find out a list of my prior Market apps anywhere... though Amazon's came right up.
 

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In the Android market under my apps will show them, but there are some apps that won't show.
I keep a list of my apps for that very reason and also for when I upgrade to a different device.
 

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My Thunderbolt keeps restarting itself over and over again and I don't know what else to do beside a factory reset.

If I do this will I be able to redownload my apps in the market? I have so many and i don't want to forget them all. I just want to be sure I can Get them again after I wipe out the phone!

Great free app called share my apps allows you to email a list (to yourself or others) or apk of every app or you can elect just some of them!

Astro lets you save a list on your sd card but I like share my apps better. If your friends have it too you can share cool apps!
 

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Mine has rebooted 4 times since getting it Aug 30th I was told I have the update and the fix. It was suggested at the store today to do a factory reset. I am not wanting to do that. I am going to monitor this and if it gets worse I might have to do it. I know this is a mini computer but I never had this problem with my Incredible. I know the TB has more power, but we will see what happens. Still love it.
 

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Mine has rebooted 4 times since getting it Aug 30th I was told I have the update and the fix. It was suggested at the store today to do a factory reset. I am not wanting to do that. I am going to monitor this and if it gets worse I might have to do it. I know this is a mini computer but I never had this problem with my Incredible. I know the TB has more power, but we will see what happens. Still love it.

It's just going to get worse. Mine did

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It's just going to get worse. Mine did

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Get yourself a backup program. I personally use "MyBackup Pro". Backup everything to your SD card...depending on how much data you have, it can take anywhere from a min. to about 5+.

Then do a factory reset (Menu --> Settings --> SD & phone storage --> Factory Data reset). After that is done.....download MyBackup Pro again and then restore. When restoring (from MyBackup Pro), I would check all accept SYSTEM Settings. When I have done this, it will restore everything on my phone, even the way my home screen looks. Warning, it will take over an hour to restore your home screen and install your apps.

Hit me up if you need help, I have factory reset many many many many times!
 

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All apps aquired in the android market are stored for you by google. As long as you know your gmail acct info, you can get it all back. On your browser go to market.android.com
 

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You can type in the search bar and it will appear. Any paid apps will show up as well when you type in the name of the app. You wont be charged again.

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My Thunderbolt keeps restarting itself over and over again and I don't know what else to do beside a factory reset.

If I do this will I be able to redownload my apps in the market? I have so many and i don't want to forget them all. I just want to be sure I can Get them again after I wipe out the phone!

Did the factory reset take care of your rebooting issue. I got my TB August 30th and had a similar issue with some rebooting, only 4 times. Turned out to be the Blockbuster application causing the problem.
If the reset didn't take care of the problem, and it wasn't an app causing the issue, take it into the store and have them check it. May get a replacement device if it continues.
 

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Was the Blockbuster app causing problems by trying to download the movie updates? That's one of the very first things I turned off, which may be why I'm not having a problem with it.
 

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Get yourself a backup program. I personally use "MyBackup Pro". Backup everything to your SD card...depending on how much data you have, it can take anywhere from a min. to about 5+.

Then do a factory reset (Menu --> Settings --> SD & phone storage --> Factory Data reset). After that is done.....download MyBackup Pro again and then restore. When restoring (from MyBackup Pro), I would check all accept SYSTEM Settings. When I have done this, it will restore everything on my phone, even the way my home screen looks. Warning, it will take over an hour to restore your home screen and install your apps.

Hit me up if you need help, I have factory reset many many many many times!



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I just now read. Thanks. I had done a FR. Done them too ! You're very kind and quite helpful