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Do Verizon 4g phones degrade to 3g when 4g is not available?

I'm thinking about getting a Verizon Android 4G phone. But I have a question about how 4G works... 4G is supported in my city, however if I move into a part of the city where 4G isn't covered or it's ...
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Android 2.2 on Verizon, specifically Droid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Does anyone know when 2.2 will be released for Verizon phones? Also, is there a way to install it currently? I'd ...
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Why does the 3G connection drop issue happen on all Verizon 4G LTE handsets?

OK, after having reviewed the Samsung DROID Charge, reviewing and owning a DROID BIONIC, and hearing from many Thunderbolt users, it seems like one problem is common to all Verizon 4G handsets: a ...
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How can I root my Samsung Galaxy S3? Should I defer the system update?

I pre-ordered a Verizon SGS3, and it shipped to me before it was even available in stores. Since then I have not updated any programs that were Verizon-related. If at some point I want to root my ...
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How do I sideload Google Wallet onto my Verizon Galaxy Nexus?

The Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus famously shipped without Google Wallet. This is ostensibly because Verizon is coming out with their own mobile payment system and didn't want a ...
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Galaxy Nexus NFC Verizon

Does the Galaxy Nexus have NFC on Verizon? I remember reading about the phone being delayed because competing carriers wanted to avoid Google Wallet and that some carriers had even disabled the NFC ...
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Does Google Maps Navigation for Mobile work on Verizon Android phones

Verizon has a history of blocking navigation apps so we'll be forced to use their proprietary navigation system (VZNavigator) and pay the $10/month subscription for it. Can someone confirm that this ...
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Rooting the Galaxy S3 Without a Computer

Is it possible to root the Galaxy S3 without a computer? If so, what would the process be? My Galaxy S3 is with Verizon and is currently running Android 4.3.
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How do I get my rooted Incredible to install the latest Verizon update?

Leaving aside the question of whether the update is a good idea or not -- I'm tired of seeing "update available. Install?" show up every other day. I click "Yes", and it tells me rebooting in ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

I would like to root my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-I545. It is currently running Android 4.2.2 and has Build number ending in VRUAME7. How do I root my Galaxy S4?
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Can I use (via wifi only) my original VZW Droid without a voice or data plan?

I have a situation similar to Can I use an Android phone without an Internet access plan? but with one key difference, I don't even want to use it as a phone. Just a PDA. I have an original VZW ...
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is AT&T network possible on the Droid a855?

Is it possible to use AT&Ts network on the Droid a855? At all possible? Tough to find a direct answer on the web for some reason. Thanks!
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Droid X, how to get rid of Motorola Mobile Services?

So I'm used to the original Motorola Droid, I recent picked up a Droid X, and nothing seems to be the same. To start, I cant add a second Gmail account to the Gmail app, in fact, ANY account I try to ...
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Is it impossible to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900V?

I recently updated my phone to android 5.0. I have been searching for a way to root this device for days and have tried every tool and technique out there including Cf-Auto-Root, Kingo Root and ...
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Is there an android phone that fits these criteria?

I'm not asking for recommendations, just if there is a phone that fits these criteria, and if so, what is it? Android (preferably 2.2+) Physical Keyboard HTC Verizon
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What are the technical differences between 1X and 3G on Verizon's network?

My Android device (on Verizon) will sometimes display 3G in the status area, and sometimes display 1X. What do these indicate, and what is the difference?
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Duplicate Text Messages, Verizon: DroidX2

I have a DroidX2 on Verizon and I always get duplicate text messages and it's super annoying. Is there a simple way to fix this? Or is this a carrier issue?
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Update/Reset android firmware by SD Card. Verizon Samsung S4

I have a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 that was rooted on the 4.3 build with the saferoot method (I think, it's been awhile). I had since installed Xposed framework and installer, etc. I unrooted with ...
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Can JFLTE Lollipop ROM be installed on the Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-i545 with ME7 baseband?

I have a rooted Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-i545 (edit: NOT GT-i9505) updated to the ME7 baseband version. I would like to upgrade to this Lollipop ROM, which appears to be designed for the GT-i9505, but I ...
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How can I access EPST on the Motorola Droid 1 (Verizon)?

I've tried "##778#", "##778 send", and "##778# send" but every time it dials the number giving me a "Welcome to Verizon..." message instead of opening the provisioning screen (except for option 1 ...
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Disabling Verizon Galaxy S4 from sending usage data back to Verizon

Its come to my understanding that Verizon gets information about how you use your phone reported back to it. Information such as "Amount of data used for Facebook, Snapchat, Netflix" etc. I know ...
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“Data roaming” unchecked but connected to foreign network for data anyway

I am using a Galaxy Nexus LTE running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 with service from Verizon Wireless in the U.S. In Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile networks, I have: Data enabled: on Data roaming: ...
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Rarely get 4G service on my HTC Rezound

I rarely get 4G service on my HTC Rezound. I live in a city with plenty of access (Washington, DC) and visit cities which should also have access (Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York) and yet no matter ...
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How do I get Android 2.3 on my Verizon Droid 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? How do I root my device? I have a Droid 2 with Verizon and the Android version is 2.2 (froyo). I am looking ...
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Can I unlock my Razr M (Verizon) for international use?

I have a Verizon Razr M that was given to me for free. It's a Verizon model, but it has never seen a network. (I use it as an WiFI android iPod touch for now) I know about CDMA/GSM/4G and all that. ...
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Can I get an update that isn't for my phone yet?

I'm on 4.1.2 right now and want to update to the latest version (I believe it's 4.2.3). When I hit 'Check for updates' in settings > about phone > software update it says there's no update avaliable. ...
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Google Nexus 4 on Verizon? [closed]

I currently own a Motorola Droid 3 on Verizon. I wish to purchase a LG Nexus 4 directly from Google - will it work on my Verizon Network? Or would it be a waste of time?
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What determines whether something requires wifi vs network internet traffic?

Most tasks can be done using the network's internet connection (3g for me) like uploading photo to facebook or downloading a new app. But sometimes I end up having to wait to find a wifi connection to ...
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What ROM will turn my Verizon HTC One M8 into the same thing as the unlocked dev version?

I have an HTC One (M8) from Verizon, but I don't live in the US. I'd like to find a ROM that will make my phone have the same settings as the unlocked Dev Version that you can buy directly from HTC. ...
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Searching for WiFi toggle

How do I get the WiFi toggle to show up in the notifications area on the Samsung Galaxy S4 - Verizon - 4.2.2 - Build VRUAME7? When I click on the pencil icon to edit it takes me here which doesn't ...
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Why does calling my wife's phone go straight to VoiceMail?

When using my Verizon HTC Thunderbolt running CyanogenMod to call my wife's Verizon HTC Incredible, also running CyanogenMod, it always goes straight to Voice Mail. I can call other Verizon phones ...
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LG G2 sound randomly turns on from vibrate mode

I have a Verizon LG G2 (VS980) updated to Android 4.4.2, which I always keep on vibrate mode. However, every day, at exactly 3 PM, without fail, it turns itself from vibrate back to sound. It doesn't ...
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Already S-Off, need root on HTC One M8 Verizon

I'm relatively new to Android and I'm just trying to get root on my HTC One M8 Verizon device. I've successfully used the SunShine utility to S-Off, but I'm just really confused about what to do next ...
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Unlock Motorola Droid Razr Maxx (Verizon)

I have a Motorola Droid Razr Maxx on Verizon in the US. I want to take it to Straight Talk, a MVNO that uses Verizon's network. I bought the Straight Talk SIM card, but I get an error that the phone ...
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Other SIM cards won't work in VZW S5. Should I root it?

I have a Verizon S5 which they claim to be unlocked. I travel internationally a lot and Verizon doesn't cover some of the places I go, so the Verizon rep I talked to said it's fine to just change out ...
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Most recent root and flash rom for Verizon Note 3

I know this is a super specific question, but I am trying to root and then flash cyanogenmod onto my Verizon Note 3. It seems like security features change constantly for Samsung phones and I have not ...
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USB Debugging grayed out

I'm on an unrooted Verizon Galaxy Note 4 running Android 4.4.4. I have not accepted the Lollipop preparation updates, because Android 5.0 on Snapdragon processors is known to have poor performance ...
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Verizon HTC M8 One - Vanilla lollipop

What i want is to be able to turn my verizon htc m8 one into a vanilla install of android 5.0. Is this possible? I am having trouble finding info online. I can find info on being able to root and ...
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Newbie needs help: Not sure how to get Google Play apps on CyanogenMod [duplicate]

I finally decided to install CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon). The installation process went pretty smoothly (I only had to pull the battery twice ;)), but I am having no joy ...
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Unrooting Stratospehre

I have a Stratosphere that I rooted a while back, but ever since, it has not been able to perform a system update. It would restart and everything, but then the update notification would still be ...
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GPS issues in Verizon phones (Droid and LG)> [closed]

Does anyone knows about a GPS issue which requires installing a specific software update on Verizon phones, specifically Droid and LG? This update is supposedly for the Verizon navigation app and can ...
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How do I disable data on my ics xoom LTE?

I have a xoom LTE from Verizon but do not currently have a data plan. After getting the ics update I went into settings and unchecked mobile data. I have no reason to believe that I am using ...
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Entering Samsung Codes on the Galaxy S4 - Verizon

This is likely an embarrassing question, but I may not be the only one struggling. I am trying to figure out a problem with my phone by using these secret dialer codes. I am entering these codes into ...
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Verizon Droid X Stopped Sending SMS

I have a Droid X running Gingerbread on Verizon and it is completely unable to send SMS messages. It receives them fine but every message I try to send is rejected. The details of the message reveal ...
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How to see if Knox is tripped on Samsung S6 Edge?

I would like to check whether the Knox counter is now 0x1 on my phone. I booted into download mode, but I see nothing there to tell me. How can you check the state of your Knox counter on a Samsung ...
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Do ALL stock Verizon Droid RAZRs have the full Developer Optionc menu on System Settings?

I have it on my Droid RAZR bought at Verizon on the 1st day available: 11/11/2011. It was recently updated over the air to Ice Cream Sandwich. I never rooted or installed custom ROMs. I do have a ...
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Tethering Droid 2 Global with Wireless Tether after 2.3 Gingerbread update

My D2G updated to 2.3 today, and I'm no longer able to tether. Prevously, I had no problem using Wireless Tether 2.0.7 with Android 2.2. Now that I'm on 2.3: Wireless Tether 2.0.7 will start up ...
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SuperSU binaries won't install to my HTC One M8

I am following this guide to root my HTC One M8. I just need root, I don't need a custom ROM. I have gotten to step 7 (weaksauce). I can install weaksauce fine and it roots my device (at least, it ...
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How to root droid running 4.4.4 KitKat

I have a Motorola XT1080 (also known as droid maxx) from verizon, and it is running android version 4.4.4. Is it possible to root this device, and if so, how do I do this?