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  1. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member
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    has anyone had any probs removing your phone safely after plugging in?

    ive tried ejecting going through the safely remove hardware tool but it just desnt reposnd and i end up just pulling the plug out

    always think im going to damage it but dont have much choice
     

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  2. alpha0990

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    Assuming that you have Windows on the laptop, click on Start, My Computer. Right click on the icon for the phone, click eject.
     
  3. rob200375

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    I have always thought that Windows xp and above always safely removes devices when you unplug them, I have never had a problem with corrupted data or devices that I have pulled the plug on.

    I pull the plug all the time with USB sticks and phones, external HDD's
     
  4. gabbyevs

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    yes ive tried that aswell and theres no eject option thats why im a bit stumped
     
  5. Del1701

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    I think it's the mtp mode, if you turn on usb debugging on your phone you'll get the eject button.
     
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  6. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member
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    ok thanks del wheres that

    edit found it
     
  7. gabbyevs

    gabbyevs Well-Known Member
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    thanks it worked
     
  8. Del1701

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    No worries, glad I could help :D
     
  9. Tyseyh

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    As long as you don't pull it out while its reading /writing you will be fine.
     

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