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How to tether on T-mobile Motorola Edge 2024 (Android 14)?

I bought a new Motorola Edge 2024, Android 14, and Kernel v5.10.198. The first thing I checked when I got home was tethering. I was shocked to see "not sharing internet" on the hotspot WiFi ...
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What is T-Mobile Diagnostics app used for?

My phone has been sending messages without my knowledge, as well as erasing certain abilities such as being able to pull up my keyboard while messaging someone. It seems like something or someone is ...
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T-Mobile REVVL 4+ Android phone constantly bleeping. Took phone out of wallet case & noise stopped. Think magnets?

T-Mobile REVVL 4+ Android. Constantly bleeping start-up sound. Notifications turned off. Took the phone out of the wallet case & bleeping noise stopped. Does anyone else have wallet magnets that ...
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Why won't my mobile data work in some countries that are covered by my plan?

I have a moto g(7) power with an international T-Mobile plan that is supposed to allow me to use my phone in most countries around the world without needing to get new SIM cards. This works most of ...
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How to enter download mode on T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S20 FE?

Whenever I try accessing download mode on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, I click on reboot to bootloader but it takes me to a bootloader menu, where I get options like recovery mode, start, boot to FFBM, etc.....
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How do I upgrade an Android phone's version from my pc

Ok so I have Android 7.0 and I'm trying to upgrade it to Android 8 or 9 because some apps require that as the minimum version. The problem now is I feel like my phone has stopped receiving updates ...
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Greyed out Wi-fi calling - LG Wing unlocked TMobile phone on Smart network

My Wi-Fi calling is greyed out and I can't enable it. I already tried hard by restarting the phone, updating the phone, and resetting the network settings, but it's still grey. Please let me know ...
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Disable prompt when sending messages to shortcodes

I use Textra for my messaging, and am running Android 12 (kernel version 5.4.86) on my OnePlus 9 Pro. I interact with several services via shortcodes and know and trust them (and know I do not get ...
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Certain Apps Do Not Work on Cellular Data

Some apps (Outlook, Gmail, Life360) do not function on cellular data, but function perfectly on WiFi. I've already checked for unlimited cell data, resetting APNs, reinstalling the apps, factory ...
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How to enable USB Tethering without forcing me to use mobile data plan?

I wanted to tether my phone's connection to my pc via this old phone that I found. There's a setting for USB tethering, but when I turn it on, it says to turn on the mobile data? I went to the help ...
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My Galaxy J7 phone is not connecting to the Internet without WiFi anymore, anything I can test / verify to make it work?

What would be the reasons for which my Android would not connect to the Internet using the Mobile Data mode? (that open is ON) I don't go out much these days since there is Covid, but I'd like to have ...
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Why does my mobile data work for some things?

I'm not really sure when this started but I've discovered that I have some type of data. My parents haven't included data in my line yet I'm able to receive notifications from discord, youtube, google ...
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Use phone's built-in Visual Voicemail on T-Mobile USA?

Is there any way to get Visual Voicemail working using the Phone (dialer) app on T-Mobile in the USA? I have two open-market phones - one a factory unlocked handset from China (Unihertz Titan) ...
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SGH-T989 (UVLDH firmware) Goes into Recovery mode, but not Download

I'm trying to get my SGH-T989 into Download mode so I can flash TWRP with heimdal. It's been awhile since I've done this and from what I recall (and have researched a bit) I need to: unplug cable ...
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Can the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S9+ also run T-Mobile?

(This question does not apply to the unlocked version - it applies to the Verizon version specifically) Is the Verizon Galaxy S9 Plus able to also run T-Mobile using its dual sim feature, or is that ...
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Strange T-Mobile Behavior

My LTE smartphone supports frequencies shown at the bottom of this message. I have been using this phone without issues on T-mobile for about 3 years but last month or so I noticed that LTE switches ...
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Short, less than 160 character SMS being split

I'm receiving SMS messages that are being split into multiple messages. These messages are well below the 160 character limit. For example, I checked three at random that were split and they only had ...
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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Wifi calling with different dialer app

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with 7.0 Nougat. I have the google dialer ported and installed to my phone. Since my phone is T-Mobile, I have wifi calling. If i use this 3rd party dialer app, will I ...
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Galaxy s6 edge does not connect to mobile network when leaving WLAN after upgrade to Android 7

My Samsung Galaxy s6 edge does not get internet access via mobile networks when leaving the WLAN area. After going into offline mode and then online mode again, everything is fine, but until then, ...
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Bypass T-Mobile Hotspot Tethering Limit by using the phone's unlimited plan?

I have the 10gb hotspot plan for tmobile but I also have unlimited data when I'm on my phone. Is there a way to bypass the hotspot limit by using the unlimited data from my phone instead? I have the ...
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Remove Wi-Fi Calling Notification

How can I remove this notification without disabling Wi-Fi calling? This notification cannot be swiped away like most others, and I consider it to be a nuisance. There was a "solution" to this ...
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Very weird issues with android

So I have an interesting case with android... Before I start, yes I have done factory resets, I have even tried installing a new ROM. I have replaced hardware. I have replaced the SIM card. But I ...
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My LG LEON battery dead?

I was charging my LG LEON and it suddenly turned off with a 0 percentage of battery, then when i tried connecting it to the charger it didn't wanna charge. I tried with five different chargers and ...
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Phone soft reboots when making or receiving a call [Nexus 6][CM13]

I've got a pretty severe bug that results in my phone soft rebooting every time I try to make a phone call or a phone call would be coming in on the main number. What I did to try to fix (no luck): ...
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How does voLTE and Band 12 work for T-Mobile and can Cyanogen/AOSP allow us any control over this?

How does voLTE Certification work? My understanding is that only phones on this approved list by T-mobile are supported on Band 12. Band 12 is the new Extended Range LTE band and T-Mobile is investing ...
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6.0.1 fails to send MMS over PIA Always-On VPN when using 4G LTE

Yesterday, I set up a PIA VPN. I've configured it to use IPv4 over T-Mobile 4G LTE. I'm unable to send or receive MMS while connected to the VPN -- they can be sent/received as normal when the VPN ...
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forward sms to new number on the same phone

I have an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.4.4. I am switching phone service providers from T-Mobile to Ting wireless. is there a way that phone calls and (more importantly) text messages ...
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How to Delete Voicemails from VVM App Using Tasker

I have a Tasker program which first seeks out T-Mobile visual voice mail, using root, and then copies them to the internal SD card. From there, they are auto-synced to a Dropbox account. The copying ...
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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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None, or choppy, 3G/LTE data transfer with T-Mobile US on international HTC One M8

I have an international HTC One M8, and an off-contract plan with T-Mobile (highest priced, unlimited LTE). If I go into settings and set mobile data to only use 2G, everything works reliably. With ...
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Exclamation point with data

Wifi works fine. Making and receiving calls work fine. BUT, no data. The data symbol is the bars, with an exclamation point. The phone won't join the data network, but everything else works fine. What ...
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Tired of having no data despite having plenty of bars

I'm on T-Mobile US with a Google Galaxy Nexus, I don't use WiFi, and I've grown to be very tired of very often having some spots around town where I get great (or sometimes even excellent) HSPA+ ...
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How to S-Off on HTC One M7, HBOOT-1.61

I have a HTC ONE M7 purchased from T-Mobile. I rooted it and have CyanogenMod installed in it. Recently, I switched to different carrier. Now, my phone rejects foreign sim card and asks for Network ...
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Putting in an SD card made my Zedge ringtones unusable and I can't access the pet shop app etc.,

I don't have an Android, but my girlfriend said she needed an SD card, so I got her one. She put it in her phone, it just said 'setting up SD card' and she didn't have to do anything else. It made her ...
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Can't tether or hotspot my unlocked AT&T phone with T-Mobile

I've purchased an unlocked AT&T phone LGE LG-D800 After calling T-Mobile and configuring APN, I can now get 4G. However, I still can't tether. The T-mobile rep said I am out of luck and can't ...
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Can excessive text messages stored on phone cause issues?

Can too many text messages stored on my phone prevent me from receiving new messages? Recently I've had multiple people text me, yet I haven't received the messages. I checked the messaging log on my ...
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Disable Proximity Sensor in T-Mobile S5

My new T-Mobile S5 has this "feature" that turns the screen off when anything (including your hand) gets near the screen. I'm pulling my hair out and I'm going to be returning the phone to T-Mobile ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 SCH-I535, rooted, won't switch over to T-Mobile

Recently, I changed carriers from Verizon to T-Mobile. However, when I inserted my T-Mobile SIM card into my phone and rebooted, the status is always "Searching for Service" (not just for data, ...
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Compuer shows no sign of tablet connection (SGH-T779 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for T-Mobile)

How can I get my computer to recognize I have attached my tablet? I have tried every trick online with no luck. Couple notes: No indication at all from computer that a tablet is plugged in (No ...
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Can I use an unlocked T-Mobile Galaxy S5 on AT&T? [closed]

I made the unfortunate mistake of buying a Galaxy S5 through AT&T and was rewarded with a locked bootloader and no fun whatsoever for any reason ever. As a remedy, I've considered purchasing a T-...
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How can I disable voicemail notifications?

I have a prepaid T-Mobile line that I use for development purposes only. I do not really use it for calls. However, some 800-number company has been calling me constantly (which I have already added ...
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Can 2 SIM cards be activated on one phone? [closed]

If I get a new T-Moble SIM and activate it on my Google Nexus 4, then put the old one back in, will the old one still work?
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Why does Google Wallet depend not only on the Phone but the Carrier as well?

I'm trying to use Google Wallet on a Moto X at Duane Reed. I'm under the impression that this should work. However, when I browsed the help file for Wallet, it lists a number of Moto-X compatible ...
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How can I enable calling over Wifi for a T-Mobile based Moto X?

T-Mobile allows for unlimited calling when I'm tethered over Wifi, on my old Blackberry Bold this was called "UMT" or something like that (it would appear in the status bar). Since I still have poor ...
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Voicemail forwarding numbers - Tmo prepaid plan

I switched a monthly Tmobile plan several months ago and absolutely hate the voicemail "service". I previously had all my VM's sent to my email via YouMail (kind of like Google Voice). Today while ...
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running app is shut down when screen powers on

I recently updated my Samsung S3 (T-Mobile) with the OTA update to Android 4.1. Ever since the update, after the phone screen powers down (manually or on timer), turning the screen back on closes the ...
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Why does my myTouch 4G lose battery so fast?

So I formatted my phone today. I have not used it, and it was at 100% this morning. No apps installed, the screen was only on for about 10 minutes. Yet when I go to check it now, about 12 hours later, ...
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Why can I not pull an IPv6 address from T-Mobile?

I saw that T-Mobile has enabled IPv6 for its network, and I wanted to try it out. I dropped off my WiFi network, changed my APN to the IPv6-enabled APN (epc.tmobile.com) and was unable to pull an ...
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Phone response slow, responds 2 - 10 seconds after touching screen or not at all, random lock ups, and power downs

I have a non-rooted T-Mobile G2x by LG running Android 2.3.3. I have had it about two weeks and have noticed several problems. Randomly shuts down. I go to use my phone and it doesn't come on, I ...
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Are Tmobile using bogus DoD IP addresses (bogons)?

I recently started picking up some weird entries in my firewall log: kernel: arplookup 26.XXX.XXX.XXX failed: host is not on local network There are at least at dozen entries, all to different IP's ...
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