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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by 2001ChevyZ71, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    1. I go to Clemson and i am trying to get my gmail .edu account to login in and its telling me i dont have the right credentials? WTF the password and username are right? The verizon guy used my @edu account to sign up the phone with

    2. How do i pay for apps on droid marketplace? I think my @edu account is the main one ? But i see no where on the marketplace to register a credit card?

    3. Do i need to worry about virus protection?

    4. How do i sign into Youtube to upload a video? It keeps on trying to get me to upload it to google or something like that? I just want to upload it to youtube oh and btw my youtube email is a different google email from my @edu one

    5. This phone kicks ass!:)
     



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  2. bluevette87

    bluevette87 Lurker

    1- dont know...sory. someone should chime in soon.
    2- when you buy an app it goes on your cell phone bill, you pay for it there.
    3- i use lookout,its in the market and is free.
    4- you can get an app for you tube, you can upload them there.
    5- your right!!!!
     
  3. sohguanh

    sohguanh Android Enthusiast

    It has Kevlar as back-casing? Usually such material are used in military stuff but won't it be rubbery feeling? Now if a bullet scrape past the back-case it will deflect the bullet path?!?! :O
     
  4. Powersurge

    Powersurge Member

    People have taken the back of the case off, and the Kevlar is not very rigid. It's more of a gimmick as far as its effect on the phone is concerned. Might still be strong enough to deflect a bullet at a low angle, who knows. ;-) But it feels very nice, not really rubbery, but very soft and high quality at the same time.
     
  5. edstewbob

    edstewbob Well-Known Member

    Google Wallet is used to pay for Android Market apps. You must have an account associated with a payment method before you can make purchases. If you also get apps from the Amazon appstore you will need to have an Amazon account to pay for those.
     
  6. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    gotcha, thanks. Any clue as to how to get my clemson .edu gmail onto my phone so i can check the email?
     
  7. jrowlings

    jrowlings Well-Known Member


    Wait... we can get Wallet??
     
  8. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Just kept on entering the same info and it finally took my clemson gmail account, now though its not showing any of my messages from the email when i click on the email app, but when i get one it says droid and i pull down and click on the notification and it shows all the messages
     
  9. edstewbob

    edstewbob Well-Known Member

  10. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    So how in the hell do i buy apps over android marketplace then?
     
  11. JDunc

    JDunc Android Enthusiast

    Sign in with your gmail account and try to geta paid app on the market. It should prompt you to enter in your card info
     
  12. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    nope it says An error occured, please try latter. I can get the free one's but for some reason its not prompting me to enter in any type of cc or debit card number
     
  13. edstewbob

    edstewbob Well-Known Member

  14. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    nope it didnt

    Is there any way to switch the gmail associated with my phone?
     
  15. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    looks like ill have to do a factory reset, will i loose my contacts and whatnot?
     
  16. spyder

    spyder Well-Known Member

    I actually wondered this many many times myself, but usually it just kind of went away and I never bothered to pursue it.

    So this is a good question. I know when the phone is "Set-up" originally, you give it an account, and then that account is the "MAIN" account used for the phone, and so on.

    SO, I guess I will repeat hoping for a explanation/answer:
    CAN The Default Email - Given to the phone upon setup, be changed?

    Really, it makes not much difference, as you don't have to use it, and have all other emails go to another account, etc.

    BUT - I guess the question is more on principal.

    All the best,
    Spyder
     
  17. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yes, it can do a factory reset and it will prompt you to enter the account you want to be associated with the phone. I did it and it worked like a charm. I entered the new account and it synced right up
     
  18. you2

    you2 Android Expert

    When I went into market; there was a option under the menu to change the account.\

    Also the fellow who was having trouble with setting up google checkout for paid apps; if you can't do it via the phone; you can do it from a computer with a browser. That's how I set mine up (never tried to set it up from the phone). Actually I purchased all my apps from the browser on a comnputer; haven't tried from the phone.

     
  19. spyder

    spyder Well-Known Member

    Thank you both for the quick replies....I'm guessing that since you have to do the factory reset, that you will have to use Tit BU to get your apps back, or actually I forget, when you do that reset, does it keep the apps, just reset the settings, like I will have to set the Router SSID again, no big deal, repair the bluetooth, again easy, just wondering if the Apps stay or not? Been a while since I did that.

    Something is telling me it will reset all the "Settings" but keep the apps..just a guess.

    Anyway, Have a great day and thank you very much..Spyder
     
  20. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands


    I'm pretty sure you can (from a home screen) click menu> settings> accounts> google... I think you will have the option to change the account there...
     
  21. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    A factory reset will delete all your apps, ordinarily Google will restore them when you log back in, but since you're going to use a different email I wouldn't expect that to happen (you'll get the apps associated to the new account).
    If you're rooted then you can use TiBu to get your apps back. Naturally you'll need to backup with TiBu before a restore will work. :)
     
  22. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I swear Verizon slowed down my 3g download speed? App's take so much longer to download?1?!?! Anyone else had this happen to them?
     
  23. edstewbob

    edstewbob Well-Known Member

    I haven't noticed this in Greenville just next door to you but I usually get 4G. You can install speedtest.net with a very nice log that shows all of your test results to get a better quantitative measurement to compare at different times.
     
  24. 2001ChevyZ71

    2001ChevyZ71 Newbie
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    Im home for now, i'll back in clemson on the 10th:)

    Right now im getting a ping of 135 download of 1688 and upload of 413...thats getting better
     

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