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OTA: Android 8.1 Maintenance Release 2

Discussion in 'Mobile' started by ThirdTemple, Sep 10, 2018.

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  1. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    Thought I'd start an informal thread where we can exchange notes on when we'll get the next update patch. We were told:

    Late August - nope
    Early September - nope

    So I guess mid September is the next ETA.
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  2. Torombolo

    Torombolo Member

    or maybe never!
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  3. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    11-Sep-18 and nothing from Razer.
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  4. coreykill

    coreykill New Member

    I have been very hopeful and patient but it is wearing thin, as this hopefully will address the last issue I really have with the phone its Bluetooth. other than the BT I have been very satisfied so far. its been 6 months since MR1 hasn't it? like march sometime?
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  5. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    Close, last patch was May.
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  6. coreykill

    coreykill New Member

    I guess it seems longer when something simple that should work just doesn't.
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  7. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    And Razer is Project Treble compatible. The dev team has less of a haul to update the OS.
  8. godashram

    godashram Active Member

    Fyi... There is a 387MB update downloading on my razer phone right now

    Attached Files:

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  9. twistedmjc

    twistedmjc Member

    I just installed this on my phone.. Doesn't say a hell of alot about what these fixes are, but I do notice my brightness seems higher. Haven't tried it outside yet as it's dark here, but it definitely seems brighter when I crank it to max.. Id sure like to hear from razer what was actually fixed or improved, though it does say July security fixes
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  10. godashram

    godashram Active Member

    Camera seems a bit crisper, but more testing needed.

    Now the good part? Bluetooth automatically connected to my car!

    Update : for me at least, low light seems better. I pic i took yesterday was washed out. This looks etter than any low light pic I've taken ever with this phone.

    Attached Files:

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  11. You're right! Low light photos are brighter. This should make photos taken in overcast much better.
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  12. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    Holy shite you're right. Screenshot_20180912-232043.png
  13. godashram

    godashram Active Member

    It still misreads my sd card size, but percentage seems right
  14. Do you have a Class 10 SD Card? Other classes have a problem in some phones.
  15. godashram

    godashram Active Member

    I do. It was fine until updating to 8.1. Im not too worried though.
  16. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    I can attest, screen brightness higher on same same slider setting after update. Device faster on 90 mhz and Play Store app updates are nutty fast. Screenshot_20180912-235926.png
  17. If you haven't already:

    Back up the data on the card
    Remove the card
    Install ZenUI File Manager
    Reformat the card
    Restart the phone
    The card should read properly

    I use SanDisk cards because PNY and Samsung aren't reliable for me at least.

    100% agree. Charging takes a little longer to reach 100%.
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 17, 2018
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  18. FritzCT

    FritzCT New Member

    Nothing on Three in the UK yet. Guess its coming though
  19. Kantana

    Kantana New Member

    Guys, can someone that has updated pls check the following 2 bugs I found on Oreo MR0 and MR1:
    • Samsung Evo + 256GB microSD card used as adoptive storage will show as double it's size 512GB with 256GB already used by system and issues trying to move files.
    • Fortnite and Lineage 2 Revolution has audio problems in game, during battles the sound effects will be lost and only music plays. The sound effects will appear for 2 secs intermittently.
    Kindly confirm if these 2 bugs were fixed in this MR2 update, thanks!
  20. ThirdTemple

    ThirdTemple Active Member

    My Samsung Evo Plus 128gb Class 10, U3 shows correct storage percentage.
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