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I an Android newbie and software developer. I just got this used HTC Droid Incredible and installed cyanogen on it. I read that when I plug it in to the laptop with a USB cable I should see a notification at the top of the phone's screen, and then be able to copy over music, etc. But I plug it in and nothing happens. What's wrong? What can I do? The first thing I wanted to do was load some music.

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Try a different USB port, try rebooting the phone, try a different cable. –  Matthew Read Sep 28 '11 at 3:29
    
Tried 2 of 3. I'll report back when I've found a different cable. –  Rob N Sep 28 '11 at 4:17
    
That was it. The non-working cable was a brand new cable from the store, but it was part of a boost mobile car charger. It works for charging. Are some USB cables power only, and not data? –  Rob N Sep 28 '11 at 14:42
    
Not that I know of, some are just shoddy :P –  Matthew Read Sep 28 '11 at 15:35

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It was the cable. The store gave me a new cable, but it was power only. I didn't know some cables were power, but no data. I'll be returning that. Thanks to Matthew for his suggestion in the comment.

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