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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Yeahha, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    Here is a big tease to some of you!

    It looks like netflix is now on the tb market link

    Says the bolt is officially supported however reports from stock users say otherwise. My guess would be the gb update is close.

    And now reports say it is! Enjoy!
     

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  2. sllyons007

    sllyons007 Newbie

    Yeah I can confirm. Running stock and was able to download from market. Will do everything but play video. Goes to loading screen then kicks back out to Que.
     
  3. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    The stock bolt still lacks the drm needed for netflix. You could root or wait for the ota. It sounds like the ota will be unrootable for at least a while so time is ticking
     
  4. Bomfy

    Bomfy Well-Known Member

    I squealed like a schoolgirl for a minute there. It works except for the actual video. You get a bunch of notifications about needed DRM.

    So now I have to get my ass off the pot and finally decide to root or not.
     
  5. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    I said it was a tease.

    TeamIRC and jcase tweeted about some people running the official gb ota so I think it is just around the corner. Quite a few roms are being developed with a new leaked gb base so if you stay stock you may be rocking gb soon.

    While I sit here and enjoy watching netflix on my gb rom :p
     
  6. JnEricsonx

    JnEricsonx Android Enthusiast

    Oh...SON OF A FRAKKING SMEGGING FRELLING......
     
  7. Bomfy

    Bomfy Well-Known Member

    True, you did say that, just not in the title. Hence my squealing that was short lived. :D
     
  8. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    The title is 100% true, the statements on the market are most defiantly not true however
     
  9. robrecht

    robrecht Android Enthusiast

    I saw jcase's tweets on July 15th and adrynalyne's posts on July 13th, but I don't have any more details about this new gb base that's been leaked. Can you please point me to any specific information?
     
  10. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    Not much about the base che out the new sticky on this section wormdoes has quoted him. Also the gingeritis 1.2 thread in the root section. Chingy says it isnt the OTA but others say it is
     
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  11. Sketchr

    Sketchr Android Enthusiast

    It depends on what the definition of IS..is...

    :cool:
     
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  12. jennay22

    jennay22 Well-Known Member

    WHYYYYYYY would you post something like this???? What have I ever done to you??????????:p
     
  13. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    Nothing against you. Everything I keep seeing makes it seem like the OTA for gb will be here soon, very soon. Once it hits you should be able to enjoy netflix, but until then you can at least manage your instant watch queue.
     
  14. Whatstreet

    Whatstreet Android Enthusiast

    I downloaded the Netflix app from the Market and tried it out. I setup it up for my account and tried to view a video. It started the player and then returned to the main menu.

    I found a DRM notification in the status bar along with an updates available notification. The updates available notification was for the Netflix app. I got the update and tried the Netflix app again.

    Now I can play video off Netflix! Get the update!

    Posted with my Thunderbolt.
     
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  15. dguy

    dguy Android Expert

    Yeah, Netflix had an update today and now it works on the Thunderbolt stock.
     
  16. slimjoe

    slimjoe Well-Known Member

    Same, I downloaded it this morning (which was their old version) but after updating to 1.3 it works on a stock MR2 (OTA) phone.
     
  17. scooby15

    scooby15 Lurker

    Yep working right now for me no problem...sweet!
     
  18. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    Updated OP.
     
  19. cultldr

    cultldr Android Enthusiast


    working like a charm now with the new update, woo hoo!
     
  20. jennay22

    jennay22 Well-Known Member

    Yay! just downloaded and Wonder Pets resumed, kids were watching it last on the iPod :). HBO GO and now Netflix and I just started using Evernote (no idea why I waited so long for that one). Can't believe that my TB can do so many things now. We just need Skype and it will be perfect, oh and GB of course. I can see myself holding on to this phone for a very long time.
     
  21. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic
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    I still the the GB OTA is coming soon. I think skype is also being worked on.
     
  22. maurogal

    maurogal Lurker

    :DNetflix WORKSSSS :Don my thunderbolt (after so many tries) I modify the build.prop. I run the Banf Remix 1.6.3 (not Gingerbread)and this is part of the build.prop I modified:

    ro.product.model=Nexus One
    ro.product.brand=google
    ro.product.name=passion
    ro.product.device=passion
    ro.product.board=mahimahi
    ro.product.cpu.abi=armeabi-v7a
    ro.product.manufacturer=HTC
    ro.product.locale.language=hdpi
    ro.product.locale.region=
    ro.wifi.channels=
    ro.board.platform=msm7x30
    # ro.build.product is obsolete; use ro.product.device
    ro.build.product=google

    Good Luck to everybody and let me know if it worked!
    (Sorry if I also must say that you are modifying at your own risk and I'm not responsible in case of a wrong outcome)


    :)
     
  23. willdogs

    willdogs Android Enthusiast

    Um, after today's Official Netflix update, Netflix now works for the Thunderbolt natively (Without Modification or Root)

    Netflix now Officially works on the Thunderbolt.
     
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  24. Shhh

    Shhh Lurker

    Yup, just got an update notice on the stock market app and it works great after doing it. I'm on a stock t-bolt.
    Cheers all
     
  25. BassGear

    BassGear Newbie

    Works perfect for me! Yah!
     

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