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Why I'm Getting Rid of My New Droid Razr M
MrsBear99
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I have had my first ever Droid for two months. I have not had a good experience for a number of reasons and will likely replace this phone no matter the cost before the week is out - and that is saying something, as I am pretty darn frugal.

1. The camera takes absoutely terrible quality photos and is very slow to snap the pic.  Between the time I depress the button and when the photo finally takes, the kid or pet (I'm in rescue and need to take very quick photos before a pet gets impatient) has turned its head.   My old Blackberry took better and faster pics!

2. I am now unable to email photos to anyone, no matter the size.  I've tried multiple times today to send a photo for work, and I show multiple messages in my Sent folder, but they're not being received on the other end.

3. My email isn't always delivered in a timely manner, and sometimes not at all.  After standing around in their store for 2 hours and on the phone with them for an hour, Verizon cannot figure out the problem. I use my phone a lot for email and I'm sick of it.

4. I am not happy that I cannot remove the preloaded apps I don't use or want - which is most of them. For example, I hate sports and don't like the fact that I cannot remove NFL Mobile from my own phone.  It doesn't interfere with the use of the phone, but why can I not remove apps that I don't use?  I resent this heavy handed way I'm being marketed to.

So aggravating!

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The Motorola Droid Razr has a camera that sets up the shot to take a quality picture so its not in an instant. My wife also doesn't like that feature but I believe in the settings you can disable some of those functions. You have to read the owners manual for optimal settings.

Now email sent from the native app that came with the phone is totally useless. If you have a email service like Gmail or Yahoo Mail or Outlook Email go to the google play store and use the stand alone app. I can tell you that when we email photos the best email app is GMail or Microsoft Outlook Mail.

I take a picture and then select Gmail and it attaches and sends with great speed and Outlook works this way also since the attachment size is greater than other email programs. Your local isp or even exchange server will not send such large attachments

And I agree those apps preloaded should be able to be removed. If I buy my phone I should say what I want on it. But alas unless you do some other methods you can find on the web those dumb apps will remain.

Good Luck

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japetty
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You will find those apps put on your phone by most carrier but with other carriers you can buy a phone from google which will not have those apps.

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Elector wrote:

And I agree those apps preloaded should be able to be removed. If I buy my phone I should say what I want on it. But alas unless you do some other methods you can find on the web those dumb apps will remain.

Good Luck

if you pay for the phone in full you have a point. But even then your $600 phone without the bloatware will probably cost $700 since the carrier gets paid to put these apps on your phone. Also some apps are put there by the phone manufacturer not the carrier. So in those cases you really can't blame Verizon.

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