50gb free storage for lgTips


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  1. benslgdroid

    benslgdroid rockstar Guide


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  2. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    I will definitely have to check that out. Thanks!
  3. PerkinsII

    PerkinsII Well-Known Member

    Confirmed :)
  4. PerkinsII

    PerkinsII Well-Known Member

    Here's the message that pops up on my LG Optimus V running CM7.2 RC0 after making a new account :D.
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    Thanks man :D
  5. PerkinsII

    PerkinsII Well-Known Member

    Also, here's the email you get (sorry for taking so much forum space just wanted to verify it :D.
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  6. KOAM

    KOAM Well-Known Member

    Awesome, thanks. I've been using Dropbox, but have only about 3GB there.
  7. drfreeman

    drfreeman Well-Known Member

    eh I have the 50 gb for my TouchPad already and I hardly ever use it. Without a desktop syncing app for free, it has no use to me. Plus, I'm on Linux so finding one that works on here is rare. DropBox literally works on EVERYTHING and syncs for free. I'm good with that.
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  8. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female Guide

    I was hooked, until they asked me for my cell phone number.
  9. tli

    tli Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the heads-up. 50GB is good, but there are restrictions of 10GB bandwidth (per month? upload, download, or both? I couldn't find any info on their website) and maximum file size of 100MB for free accounts.
  10. AndyOpie150

    AndyOpie150 <strong> <a href="http://androidforums.com/optimus Contributor

    Wow, what in the world would they need a persons cell phone number for, unless there doing something shady. Using the enticement of something free to make money off selling your info?
  11. PerkinsII

    PerkinsII Well-Known Member

    Nevermind if they ask for my phone number :mad:
  12. KOAM

    KOAM Well-Known Member

    I forgot about Titanium Backup's Dropbox sync feature, so I can't switch to Box just yet. I'll use it as a backup for Dropbox until Titanium offers Box syncing also.
  13. benslgdroid

    benslgdroid rockstar Guide

    They didn't ask me
  14. AndyOpie150

    AndyOpie150 <strong> <a href="http://androidforums.com/optimus Contributor

    I'll try it and see for myself. If they ask for my cell number in order to get the free 50GB of storage I'll let you know. EDIT: Was not asked to give cellphone # , at least not on the phone side. Don't have laptop. NoNameFace, at what point were you asked for your cellphone #?
  15. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female Guide

    Right on the signup page https://www.box.com/signup

    I had thought that they just wanted the make and model of my phone, but I got an error stating invalid phone number. If you sign up from your phone, perhaps they are auto-snagging your phone number that way, but you're just not seeing it? Dunno, it doesn't feel right to me.

    Oh, I do most everything from my PC since I'm in front of it almost all day.
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  16. hiwatt

    hiwatt Well-Known Member

    Hey AO, I'm just asking a general question. I'm not directing any anger or ill will toward anyone here. The fact of matter is, I thought the 50GB of free storage was great until I discovered that the app won't install on the sd card :) Then I realized that the Memory Manager app from San Disk works perfectly with box, so problem solved :)
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  17. AndyOpie150

    AndyOpie150 <strong> <a href="http://androidforums.com/optimus Contributor

    I read this https://www.box.com/static/html/privacy.html and have come to the conclusion that phone number is not needed unless for confirmation of manufacturer and model of phone.
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  18. benslgdroid

    benslgdroid rockstar Guide

    When you sign up through the app it can verify your model is LG so I'm assuming that's why they asked on your pc to verify its for LG as this is only for LG owners.
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  19. OfTheDamned

    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

    OK let's keep this thread on topic and away from political rants or member berating, shall we?

    Thank You
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  20. MacFett

    MacFett Well-Known Member

    I signed up via the android app and it didn't ask me for my phone number. there is an option to add it in the profile section though.
  21. G19

    G19 Well-Known Member

    Signed up. Thank you for the link!
  22. AndyOpie150

    AndyOpie150 <strong> <a href="http://androidforums.com/optimus Contributor

    I only got the phone # request on the there web page. Nada on there phone app.
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  23. Atma

    Atma Well-Known Member

    It still works. I don't think its only for LG phones now. I just read this article, signed up from my laptop on box.com, downloaded the .apk from the article,

    BAM!

    50GB

    :D


    It did ask for my phone number when I signed up, which I didn't really like, but after signing up I edited my account and put in a different number.
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  24. benslgdroid

    benslgdroid rockstar Guide

    They ask to verify the phone type
  25. Dark One

    Dark One Well-Known Member Contributor

    Cool, thanks for posting. You have to go to the site to upload files and I wasn't able to upload folders, only files. It won't replace dropbox for me but it's nice to know that I have 50gb if I want it.

    I signed up through my phone and it didn't ask for my #

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