Forum discussion tagged with phone.
  1. DREDKNOT_2077

    Question Advice needed on Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S ?

    Will the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S work with tello phone service ? And can it's raw format an raw+jpeg format both work with native and third-party camera apps ?
  2. Unique Turtle

    Question iPhone will connect to WiFi extender but not to the router itself ?

    The title explains the problem, iPhone 11, internet on it was working fine, then suddenly, when I go to settings to see whats happening, the actual router has the loading icon next to it. However, I can connect to the extender of the router on my phone, I've troubleshooted to the max I believe...
  3. M

    Question Phone error message on Windows 10 laptop when my phone isn't connected to laptop ?

    Galaxy S9+ "The device has either stopped responding or has been disconnected" This error message pops up on my PC screen just out of nowhere. And they pop up more than 10 error message boxes. I first saw this error message a week ago when I connected my Galaxy phone and then disconnected it...
  4. M

    Question Screen Ghosting in honor 10 lite

    Hi, I know this is not the best place to ask but i only use this site for tech stuff. Anyways the screen start clicking at random time in the lower part, specifically the lower right corner (In the keyboard its the dot button). The ghosting happened shortly after the phone was cracked in the...
  5. N

    [SOLVED] Recommendations on usb mic for phone calls from PC

    I frequently use the "Your Phone" app to send texts and make phone calls from my PC. Love it - however my current desktop setup relies on the built-in mic on my old webcam as the input mic, as that's all I got. I generally get complaints about this mic when trying to make calls that it sounds...
  6. P

    [SOLVED] Landline phone socket replacement

    Hi, I have some issues with my phone/internet and I'm not very familiar with the hardware involved. In my living room I have a square socket built in to the wall. Going into there I have a splitter which directs one side to my landline telephone and one to my router/modem. The connection going...
  7. Z

    [SOLVED] Sound predominantly coming out of left earphone

    Not sure what caused this issue, but suddenly my right earphone on my Audio Technica M50xBT has been much quieter than normal (I use them with the wire when gaming on my PC). I tested them wirelessly and on my phone and they worked fine. Both earphones have the same balance, but the right...
  8. K

    Question phone recovery after liquid damage

    yesterday my phone got soaked in hand sanitiser(%70 ethyl alcohol %30 purified water). I immediately took it out but it wasnt damaged screen had a blue- purple vapory thing on it but phone seems fully working .So i got confused and closed the phone it never boot again.I searched online and in...
  9. A

    Question Broken phone data recovery?

    I have a huawei p20 pro that has a completely broken screen, I need to get the photos off of it or use huawei phone clone but that isn’t as important. I got an otg connector and plugged the phone into a monitor and used a mouse it worked but the display would cut out every few seconds, any idea...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] iPhone 8 Battery

    Hello, A few months ago on Christmas, I got a new IPhone 8. I am a fanatic and psycho about the charging so I make sure I use the apple charger that it comes with, and I have been keeping up with the charging. I let the battery go to about 30%, maybe a bit under, and in the morning I charge it...
  11. R

    [SOLVED] Phone charging... IPhone 8

    Hello, On Christmas, I got a new iPhone 8. And i have been charging it in the morning and i let it charge to about 85 percent, and then i unplug it at about 30 or 28 percent. It varies sometimes though. I have heard this is good for the battery life and cycle. I also heard that it is good to...
  12. C

    Question My wifi speed is really slow compared to phone and other devices

    So we just got 500mbps speed but it was already slower than my phone before. I just got a new wifi card didn't help my speed im getting on speedtest is 100 my phone is 400+. When i reset my pc it fixes it im so confused.
  13. M

    Question Bluetooth issues

    Hello, I bought a Bluetooth adapter for my pc recently, to play wireless. It works great with my PS$ controller, however when I try to connect my phone to my PC, it doesn't work,m they pair but no connection is established, I think the problem is from the phone, but I can connect it to any other...
  14. J

    [SOLVED] Does IEMI unblocking wipe the phone?

    Hi all, basically I lost my phone and decided it was gone forever, I took the usual steps through the android find my phone and erase, blocked the IEMI and sim. Just wondering if someone were to find this and take it to a dodgy phone shop to get it unblocked, would the process (if anyone is...
  15. searay12399

    [SOLVED] Datasheet for LG VX-6000 phone?

    Hi, I am a data recovery engineer. I am currently doing a recovery on two LG VX-6000 phones. They both will not turn on or power up. I am wanting to do a chip off and read the memory chip, but I cannot find any sort of information on the phone's board online whatsoever. I am looking for a...
  16. OrdJk

    what phone is better between the I phone xs max vs the s10 plus ?

    If you have a strong opinion about one over the other then tell me most of the points you have against the other phone. Thanks :)
  17. A

    Question Webcam that can be controlled via phone. Recommendations?

    Hi I am seeking recommendations for a webcam that I can control via my phone. This isnt for security. I am looking to use it to livestream my film shoots but I would like to be able to operate it remotely turn on or off, stream on or off. This is because I am kind of busy with other stuff...
  18. T

    Question No data on my samsung s7

    Hi all! Thank you for taking the time to read this! I bought google Fi phone service, and I bought a samsung galaxy s7 unlocked from amazon. The first night I got the phone everything went well, I put the SIM card in, got it activated and the phone worked fine besides it only having 1 bar. The...
  19. X

    [SOLVED] Trying to revive a dead Samsung Galaxy S4

    Hello everyone, not sure if this is the right place but i need any advice or help possible. So i have an old Samsung Galaxy S4 i used 2-3 years ago but then one day it died on me suddenly, back then i didn't care and just got a new phone and never tried fixing it, but starting from a couple of...
  20. extreme_noob

    Question EDP controller compatibility

    I'd like to convert a 540x960p panel from an old Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini into another display, perhaps just to monitor temps and clocks. The display has 25 pins, but I can't find any edp controller boards which can use 25 pins. Is there any other way to do this? I would understand if there...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] 1st android phone

    I currently have an iphone and I have wanted to try an android phone for a while but unlike iphone there are so many I don't know where to start. I have been looking at the oneplus 7 pro, the galaxy note 9, and the pixel 3.If anyone has any other recommendations for an android phone I would be...
  22. Ak74Egy

    Question Very Weird Phone Hack

    Hi Everyone, So today I got hacked, but it was very weird, at first I thought only my facebook account was hacked because there was a random post on my wall that I didn't make, so I setup a new password, trusted friends and two step authentication, but I noticed that the post created contained...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] I hear my footsteps trough my phone

    Hello, so I just noticed that whenever I step, I can hear it trough my phone. My speaker volume is turned to 0 so it's probably coming trough the speaker that you can hear calls from. Does anyone have any idea why this is hapening?
  24. W

    Question [Samsung J7 Pro] Won't let me move apps/games to SD card

    Android version 9 One UI version 1.1 I've had this phone (J7 Pro) for about 2 years. The phone comes with 16GB of internal storage, well... that got filled up quite quickly considering about 5GB is for RAM. Anyways I got a 64GB SD Card a while back. I can move some apps to the external storage...
  25. C

    [SOLVED] WiFi device count

    Hello, I am wanting to figure out what I need in a router to support a certain number of devices. In theory can I have up to 100 phones connected simultaneously to a router? And does it need to be a specific router? Will the speed still be decent for the important ones if the other 90 are...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Phone Screen Black Unless you adjust brightness

    This is going to be a little tough to explain... Starting from the beginning -- I have a Samsung Galaxy S9. A couple months ago, there was a software update which I went ahead, downloaded and tried to install. During the installation, the phone got very hot and the screen turned black with a...
  27. editor1

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to buy use'd phone's an/or tablet's Android an/or Apple ?

    Hi I don't know wear to post this at. Hop this works. I don't want the chance of a keylogger or spy wear built in the firmwear. I want to buy a phone. And later I will buy a tablet. Should I buy a brand new one, refurbished from the company, or any one know of a way to buy a used one (apple...
  28. J

    Question Can't connect to a wifi even if my password is right.

    The building beside us has strong wifi and it is free until they decided to protect it with a password. And then, since our neighbor knew the password, they gave it to us. For the first few weeks, we were connected on the building's wifi. Until one day, the wifi's strength has weaken. I can...
  29. AleksiDj52

    Question Can i charge my phone from my laptop with USB Type C?

    Hello everyone, first of all my English is not that good so i hope you understand what i say. The title is not well written but i didn't want to write much but i'll explain it better here. Because i'm leaving abroad in 20 days from now and i'll be getting my phone and laptop on the road. The...
  30. editor1

    Question What should I do about cleaning network ?

    Hi I had a home invasion and no items stolen. There was evidence that the person sat down in pc chair. My acct's have been messed with. I keep all of my accts and passwords on a text file. So its either data theft or keyloggers. I have OMV NAS(Odroid SBC), 2 tablets, mifi Router(at&t cellular...
  31. LordVile

    Question I know nothing about cameras

    Looking for a camera, could be a small digital or DSLR that’s simple to use for taking on holiday etc and will be better than my iPhone. ATM I’m looking at a Sony compact digital one (link below), but wondering if anyone more knowledgable can help because I don’t actually know what’s good, what...
  32. B

    [SOLVED] Cat5E phone line converting it to LAN; how?

    Good thing my handyhuman (I’m sorry but PC has gone crazy. My Word spellchecker suggested I change handyman to repair person. My wife suggest handyhuman. I chose her.) didn’t show this week. I did some more exploring and found that my phone lines are CAT5e. So off to Tom’s Forums and I found...
  33. M

    Question Phone won't use extra space from newly installed SD card.

    Installed the card into my Android Smart Phone and formatted it and the phone seems to recognize the card but my phone is still saying "You're dangerously low on space" and I cannot download anything or even receive e-mails due to this. Any help would be great! Cheers, Mike
  34. Dylan1999

    Galaxy S10 plus vs Oneplus 7 pro

    So Im looking into investing in a new phone and Im really torn between these 2, the s10 plus and 7pro and I thought Id ask here to see if anyone has any of their own opinions or experience that theyd like to offer. Theyre almost the exact same spec wise and the samsung has a bit of a better...
  35. T

    Question Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus or Samsung Galaxy S10e???

    Hello everyone! :) I am trying to decide which phone to get out of these two. They both have 6gb ram, the s10e has a better CPU and GPU. However the S10e is smaller than the S9 plus, and the screen is a much lower resolution (FHD whereas the S9 Plus is 2K). Despite the lower resolution however...
  36. N

    Question Does performance of a phone SSD slow down like a computer SSD when full?

    It is commonly known that SSDs perform best when 10-15% of the space is empty. Does this rule also affect phone SSDs? I am looking to speed up my Samsung Galaxy S7 and my internal storage is almost full.
  37. Sibbe_

    [SOLVED] weird screen bug on Honor play?

    idk what this is but ive was whatsapping with someone for quite some time, like a view hours no stop, and suddenly his/her name stayed in every app! like very dimm it was still there its hard to explain but i can't make apicture of it but it's really weird... I'm trying to revert it by putting...
  38. T

    Question Is 88% battery health good?

    I recently bought a Samsung phone from a reputable phone refurbishing company on eBay and the phone came with the battery health at 88%. They accept returns and I was wondering if the battery health is too low or not?
  39. B

    Question iPhone 6S problem with data access

    So recently in my sisters iPhone screen stopped working, phone itself is working fine because we can hear ringtone and everything. She asked me to save photos from gallery for her and here the problem starts. In Itunes it says that I have to update the software or clear all the data, of course I...
  40. L

    How to save data from broken phone?

    Hi, so a friend of mine recently broke her phone and got a new one but she wants to recover all the photos and data from the old phone. But the problem is the old phone has its screen all cracked and ripped apart and won't even start. The screen is just black and nothing shows on it so i...