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Questions tagged [verizon]

Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company based in the United States. Their wireless arm, Verizon Wireless, provides cellular services using the CDMA2000 and LTE standards.

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after rooting phone, can I remove all traces of original phone carrier?

Forgive my mobile ignorance. I have a Galaxy S4 from Verizon (sch-i545), and I do not use it as a phone anymore. What I want to do is turn it into basically a very simple media device for kids' use ...
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Verizon Network Extender Icon

I have an unlocked Note 5 on the Verizon network which I use on Straight Talk. I disabled a few Verizon apps on my phone yesterday to free up space, which meant they were replaced with Android ...
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How can there be two separate Android System under “Running services”?

My Verizon LG V20 (Android 8.0) appears to be running two Android Systems at the same time, but, I'm pretty sure that isn't possible. Am I wrong on this or am I seeing things? Also, the timing ...
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What is it like to call/text on 2 of 5 bands of 4G

The phone I want (Xiaomi Pocophone F1) is only compatible with 1 Verizon band. I was wondering what it's like to call/text like this? Even if it's low quality, but I could still understand the person ...
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How to edit build.prop without root and without custom recovery?

I have an old Motorola-Verizon phone. Since it is a Verizon exclusive model, they didn't left any chance of rooting phone, unlocking bootloader or installing custom recovery. So my question is Is it ...
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Voicemail Recordings saving to Samsung Music Playlist

I have a Samsung Galaxy s7 with Verizon. I use the Samsung Music app to stream my music. Lately, I've noticed that all of my voicemails are somehow saving to my music track play list. I can't listen ...
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How do I get Android 8.0 to rebuild its app icons?

It appears that with the latest update, Verizon's & Samsung's 8.0.0, that the system loads the app icons before the SD card is mounted. All the apps I have moved to the SD card us the same generic ...
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Verizon Family Base Bypasses

I was wondering if there was any way to bypass Family Companion restrictions without it being logged to a parent's phone?
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Data status at top of screen doesn't match data activity

We are uploading videos to YouTube and the upload indicator underneath the 4G LTE icon doesn't show any activity. The upload is still going through however. This makes me believe that there is some ...
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How do I root a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, SM-N910V?

I have a Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4, SM-N910V. It is unlocked. According to root checker app and SuperSU app, my phone is NOT rooted. But, I can get to the boot loader and it has where I can ...
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Incoming calls are identified as coming from Mexico incorrectly by area code?

I have a Verizon Galaxy S8 and I was traveling in Mexico a couple weeks ago, and when I came back, all incoming calls are saying Mexico on the screen. As far as I know, I don't have any special apps ...
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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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How to make a restore image / export ISO to restore later?

My Samsung galaxy S6 edge+ from Verizon came along with a lot of bloatware I really do not need. First of all it has many pre-installed apps from google which is sadly the case for every android ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SK Telecom unlocked) no calls or SMS using Verizon SIM

I have purchased Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge unlocked from ebay. It's SK Telecom unlocked phone. It accepts SIM card from Verizon and registers on network successfully but I'm unable to make and receive ...
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Is my Verizon tablet affected by spectre/meltdown?

i have an old Verizon tablet (ellipses 7) and i was wondering if it's included in the specter/meltdown CPU bugs that are going around and if there is anyway to update my software to protect it?
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IMS service has stopped

I have a Samsung Galaxy J3eV, with the annoying message: "IMS service has stopped" How do I get rid of the message?
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Verizon Ellipsis8HD [duplicate]

Does ANYONE know how to bypass frp on an Ellipsis8HD? I have scoured the internet for months trying to find a solution that actually works. There is surprisingly little out there on this tablet. It ...
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S7 Edge - Boots into Odin Mode when trying to system update

I have a rooted Verizon S7 Edge on 7.0 and whenever I try to do a system update, it reboots into Odin mode and does nothing. FRP lock is off and OEM unlock is enabled.
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Installed TWRP recovery on a Verizon-locked device but didn't unlock bootloader: options?

On a Verizon Galaxy S3, I installed the TWRP recovery not realizing Verizon's bootloader is locked. Now it boots to "System software not authorized by Verizon Wireless has been found on your phone. ...
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Droid Turbo Won't Receive Texts

I have a Motorola Droid Turbo with Verizon as my carrier. Earlier this week (May 30th), my phone began to receive text messages intermittently. I now go hours without receiving any text messages and ...
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How to prevent Android from automatically downloading System Updates from the cellular network?

I've had Verizon's Samsung Note 5 for about 1.5 years. I don't have (and don't really want to pay for) an unlimited data plan so I use cellular data sparingly and use my home WiFi when downloading ...
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Unlocking bootloader LG G6 Verizon

I'm not able to get fastboot to respond to any commands There is no OEM Unlock Option visible in the Developer Options Screen LG's tool does not support the LG G6 Are there other options I should be ...
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How can I most effectivly secure and anonymize my specfic Android device?

I would like to setup my phone to be able to browse/use apps as anonymously as possible. I realize that will require Tor/VPNs, and I am working on getting that information elsewhere. Here I am ...
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Verizon Email Sign-In Failed

This is Error message is for a Verizon email account on a Samsung S5 phone. This afternoon it started saying the password changed and wants me to put the new password in, but I did NOT change my ...
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Is it possible to root a Verizon LG G4?

Is it possible to root a Verizon LG G4? I've done quite a bit of research, and have found that it is definitely possible to root a non-Verizon LG G4, but I have not found any way to root the Verizon ...
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How to Root Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) for beginners?

I have had an Android phone for only a short time, and would like to install the Resurrection Remix ROM onto my Samsung Galaxy S5 Verizon. From my understanding, I have to root first? I can't figure ...
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LG G3 Verizon, No Boot

Last night I was using my Verizon G3, fully updated, not rooted, and it shut off and won't come back on. If I remove the battery it will begin to boot then go to black screen before it gets to the "...
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Problem with Changing Default Contact Type on Android 6.21

Changing Default Contact Type from Phone to Google seems to no longer work on my HTC One m8. I have to manually select my Contact Type every time I add a contact. With earlier Android versions, ...
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com.android.phone has stopped working after manually upgrading Verizon LG G3 (VS985) to Marshmallow using LGUP tool

I manually upgraded my LG VS985 to marshmallow from Kitkat using the LGUP tool and the LG Stock Rom for Verizon (LG VS985 Firmware VS98547A_01_0314_ARB01.kdz). After booting it just keeps showing ...
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Help with rooting lollipop, Verizon branded phone

I want to root my HTC One M7, but it is branded by Verizon. When I got to: Settings>About>Software information, I have: When I click More, I have: I had root from the app Kingoroot (yes with ...
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How to remove Google Play services?

I want to increase my ability to remain anonymous, or at least make it harder to track me. I want to remove Google Play completely from a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. Android works fine ...
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Schedule SMS in Message+ on Samsung Galaxy S7

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7. It comes with Message+ which I would like to keep using. How do I schedule a text message to be sent later? In other words, I would like to delay send the SMS.
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“Warning - You only have to install a Great App to get your phone fully functioned.” Keeps popping up

It looks like this same thing happened to a user 2 months ago, but I can not reply to that question: Suspicious popup and 'Yellow Booster' installation. This thing goes away for hours, so we ...
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Samsung S5 compatible with tracfone and Verizon Wireless

I currently have Verizon wireless. I want to switch to tracfone and change my cell phone at the same time. I'm thinking about getting a Samsung S5. My question is, can I get a Samsung S5 to use with ...
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Easier to root, Samsung or HTC?

I have had an HTC One M7 for a while, and I have wanted to root it but am afraid to brick it (I'm on Verizon). So I bought a Samsung galaxy s3. I would like to know which one is easier to root. I plan ...
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Error 404 updating Note Edge to 6.0

My Verizon note edge is stock, not rooted or unlocked. I initiated an ota update and it failed. Here is the error.
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How To Keep LG Lancet POWERED OFF While Charging

My brand new Verizon LG Lancet that just came in the mail will not stay powered off while on the charger. I want the phone to stay off while charging. How do I fix that?
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Is there a root for Galaxy S7 / S7 edge US Carriers?

I recently acquired my Galaxy S7 edge from Verizon and I have yet to find a way to root it? Flashfire? Safestrap? Verizon kinda sucks with this stuff. I previously had my Galaxy S4 unlocked with the ...
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Is rooting the Samsung Galaxy S5 G900V impossible?

I've been trying to root my Verizon S5 (SM G900V) for a while now, but to no avail. It has Android 5.0 lollipop on it right now. I was able to easily root my S4, but nothing seems to work for the S5. ...
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Galaxy S5 Freezes Constantly

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Verizon, bought a little over one year ago. As soon as the one year warranty was over the device started acting up. Right now it is in an unreliable working state. ...
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How To Unlock Samsung Note 4

I bought this phone on eBay. Description said clean IMEI and not blacklisted per Swappa. My wireless company said it was locked. It's a Verizon phone. I was trying to get it on my Cricket account ...
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HTC One M8 Network Name

I have a verizon HTC One M8 running Android 6.0. I recently noticed that the network name that appears on my routers DHCP list for this device is "X2E GmbH". I confirmed that this device is indeed ...
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Android recovery mode

When I am installing the caynogenmod 12.1 on recovery 3e the verifying signature is failing. What happened in this my device. Thank you so much.
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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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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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Recover From Bad Flash, Recovery Gone, ODIN no go Galaxy S6 Verizon

I have a GS6 on 5.0.2. I wanted to get rid of my root and go back to stock firmware while upgrading to 5.1.1. So I flashed official 5.1.1 using odin but it failed. Recovery mode no longer works. Odin ...
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WiFi “like” calling for Verizon users?

I am using Verizon and coverage is poor at my home. Is there any app or service that would allow me to use WiFi calling while at home yet still keep my Verizon assigned phone number? I don't want to ...
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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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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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