Oreo 8.1 Update Now Live!

Discussion in 'Mobile' started by Rox598, Apr 16, 2018.

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  1. Rox598

    Rox598 Keyblade Master VANGUARD

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    It's being rolled out so you might not have it right away.

    18/04/18 UPDATE: Factory Image and Kernel Source live!


    My own Unofficial Changelog since the one Razer provided was lacking (This needs to me worked on @mltan) changelogs are important and this update brought so many features and fixes and yet was half assed.
    1. Added 8.1 features such as PiP, smart text, new power menu and switch off/reboot animation
    2. Added Updated Dialer (looks more like the Pixel Dialer now)
    3. Added "Colour" under "Display" to tune the display between "Natural" "Boosted" and "Vivid"
    4. Fixed Crashing Issue with Netflix and Google Play Movies
    5. Updated Dolby Atmos Application and equaliser

    If you have any issues/bugs please post with a detailed description of it and if it can be replicated. Also upload any bug reports to your Google Drive and share the link here so the developers can take a look.


    How to Take a Bug report.
    1. Activate Developer Settings by going to Settings>System>about phone and tap the build number repeatedly.
    2. Once done go back once and you should see "Developer Options"
    3. In here press "Take Bug Report" and then "Full Report"
    4. Wait a bit and you'll see a notification, press it and upload to Google Drive
    5. Once in Google Drive get the link for the .zip file and make sure the sharing settings are changed to "anyone can edit" and then share the direct link to the file here.

    I know this sounds like a lot but it's very easy and really helps the developers.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2018
  2. coreykill

    coreykill New Member

    mine shows up with available update 8.1
    USA-Tmobile. downloading now.
     
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  3. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Is it like Windows Update that comes with a lot bugs? And if there’s any issues can I roll back or I should resetting it in order to get previous windows, eh previous android version? I googled that, seems Samsung has the option, but not all brand.
     
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  4. Rox598

    Rox598 Keyblade Master VANGUARD

    Updated the OP with my own Changelog

    After having the developer preview im sure it'll be fine but if you'd rather wait then that's fine as the only way back is to unlock the bootloader and flash Nougat.
     
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  5. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    ...I see, i think I’ll see other users first;)
     
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  6. Torombolo

    Torombolo Member

    LOVING the picture in picture, Netflix seems to be working ok (will still test it out more)

    Is the screen brighter or is it just me?
     
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  7. coreykill

    coreykill New Member

    screen seems about the same to me. I was hoping for the option to save pictures to sd card. but I cant find it. at least haven't seen it where I was looking. also hoping 8.1 supports more filesystems other than fat 32 think it was.
    has the 4gb limit. would like to see that gone. but not sure of an easy way to check other than formatting my sd card.
     
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  8. MrCasualGeek_

    MrCasualGeek_ Active Member

    Update not quite there for me yet but I'll keep a look out
     
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  9. Traxex117

    Traxex117 New Member

    Anyone on Three got the update? Or will it be delayed for a while before they roll it out?
     
  10. Rox598

    Rox598 Keyblade Master VANGUARD

    If someone could test something for me I would be very greatful but you have to follow these steps exactly and let me know the outcome. The Theme isn't the cause it's just easier to see.

    go to System settings>display>colours and change the colour scheme to "Vivid"
    Change your theme to something vibrant like flat green or crimson from the razer theme store
    Change the theme on Gboard to something bright like red/green
    open Google chrome and tap the field box so the keyboard appears
    now swipe the quick toggles all the way down with no notifications

    Now when you look at your quick toggles is the colour switching from vivid to normal by itself? been trying to find the cause of this on my unit but was a bit hard with hardly anyone on the dev preview.

    More than likely will need to go through Three certification since it's such a big update. Head over to XDA to learn how to debrand from Three if you like.
     
  11. MrCasualGeek_

    MrCasualGeek_ Active Member

    I'm on Three and I haven't got it and I saw someone on Twitter mention about it I'm guessing they'll release a version with all the Three stuff on it within the next 10 days maybe also I really want to see the new reboot animation
     
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  12. TRoas

    TRoas Member

    GOT IT!!! YEAHHH!!!!!!!

    Edit: after download and install, rebooting says cant complete action and asks for try again or factory reset and erase all data. Did this same thing happen to you? what should i choose?
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2018
  13. godashram

    godashram Active Member

    my update showed up about 3 hours after it was announced (unlocked, in the US) and was relatively fast for a major version update. I do wish they would have enabled miracast, as not everything supports chromecast.

    Besides that, no issues so far.
     
  14. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Hmm...Any progress? Did you try again or clean install it? I’m against any early update on any my devices until it pushes me and begging me to update, so atm I’m watching only, since idk much about this environment though I’m enjoying the phone.
    Hmm...good to know.
     
  15. TRoas

    TRoas Member

    Yeah! everything is fine, I factory reseted it erased all data and downloaded a backup file. Works perfectly, especially the vivid setting, is balancing the distance between brightness of the razer phone and other phones. Thank you for your interest my friend ;) Do not hesitate to ask me whatever you want about it. I can keep you informed of any issues too.
     
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  16. Traxex117

    Traxex117 New Member

    That's the A/B partitioning doing it's magic. :wink_:
     
  17. TRoas

    TRoas Member

    1)Guys, even the vibration got fixed.
    2)Added a file explorer app (as I asked for in a thread I posted),
    3)Vivid setting for colours is just amazing.
    4)Dolby Atmos app got even better.
    5)Bass got clearer.
    6)No stability issue for now
    7)Battery level appears immediately when pulling down the screen.
    8)Camera app looks much faster and more proper.
    Small things that got me some thoughts about them, got fixed.
    Thats what I noticed on a few mins of use...
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2018
  18. TRoas

    TRoas Member

    Nothing happens, remains vivid for me. :slightly_sad:
     
  19. Torombolo

    Torombolo Member

    Ms Excel and MS Word are working again!!!
     
  20. ZiCott

    ZiCott Member

    No update in Hong Kong...yet
     
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