I finally solved the incessant hanging & mysterious rebooting of my Nokia N96 — by updating the firmware. I knew it was something I should have done the moment I got this phone. Goes to show what my real priorities are (i.e., finding a theme).
To update the firmware:
- 1. Go to Menu > Tools > Utilities > Device Manager
- 2. Go to Options > Check for updates
- 3. Install update
It goes without saying that you need to backup your phone before you do any firmware upgrades. Mine worked without a hitch. But then again, you’ll never know.