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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xdarkxheartx, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. xdarkxheartx

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    heres my issue... i have rooted razr with newest doomlord. i have proper drivers. so when i plug phone into pc it used to ask me in that pop up window to charge only or sync media, etc. now i dont get that pop up and pc wont recognize phone. it charges it just fine. i tried differ usb cords. any ideas.... phone works great otherwise. 4g bluetooth tether all work fine.
     

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    Hi Dark Heart, and welcome to the forum.

    I'm not familiar with the specific ROM you're working with, but I've seen on other ROMs where these is a setting along the lines of "when I plug in the phone to a PC, set it to charge only, and never ask me again".
    Check the settings, and if there is a menu under settings that are ROM specific, check there first. Look for something like 'default action when plugged in to PC'.
    I realize that's all very vague, but it's the best I can do without being more familiar with the ROM. :)
     
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    I have never seen the pop up you are referring to when plugging my rooted RAZR into my PC but there is a notification item on my phone called "USB connection" that I can select and choose one of 4 different USB modes:

    1. PC Mode
    2. Windows Media Sync
    3. USB Mass Storage
    4. Charge Only
     
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    Choose USB mass storage. The PC will then see your phone as a USB drive. Note that when inhis mode some apps on the phone may not work because the PC has 'control' of it's storage.
     
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    Same thing happened to me last week, I had to get a new usb cable from Verizon, not the little short one they sell but the long one made for v-cast.
     
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    I never got the popup either. Always have to go into notifications and open the window myself.
     
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    That's a good point. I've never seen a popup on this phone like I have on others. There is just a notification that says 'USB connection', pull down the notification bar, press the USB notification and then the choices are displayed.
     
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    It doesn't show up in the notification drop down either. So i can't select out of charge only... I've searched the settings looking for some other way but I couldn't find anything. I'm not sure what rom I used but I will find out asap
     
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    If yo uare using a 3rd party ROM, it maybe the ROM's fault then.
     

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