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Do official updates ever brick phones?

Is it safe to upgrade your phone to Ice Cream Sandwich for example? Do official updates ever cause problems or brick phones?

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Pondlife  Mar. 30, 2012 at 12:35

Rarely bricking them but sure I remember at least one where some were bricked and manufacturers had to sort them out. Problems on the other hand not that unusual.

JanSt / MOD  Mar. 30, 2012 at 13:01

I once had an N97 bricked by an update... but that is about 1 of 150 or so times that I updated a phone's software without any problems....

jenny67  Apr. 14, 2012 at 15:50

ice cream sandwich update bricked my nexus s three days ago. brought to a store and they wiped phone and installed new os. worked for an hour. now it is a brick again. still trying to resolve.

Pondlife  Apr. 14, 2012 at 16:49

Didn't think they'd released it yet.

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