1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play

Support Playing videos on LG Optimus V

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cylonman, May 23, 2011.

  1. cylonman

    cylonman Member
    Thread Starter
    5

    May 23, 2011
    5
    0
    5
    Hi, I'm new to the Android universe; just got my LG Optimus V yesterday. From what I understand, we can play videos on that phone. So I just put an XVID file on the SD card to try to play it (Wikipedia says it supports XVID, not sure if that's true). But I can't seem to find it or find the right player to look for it. So how exactly do I play videos on this phone?
     

    Advertisement

  2. sitlet

    213

    Apr 11, 2010
    5,867
    633
    213
    You can play xvid files with Rock Player. Otherwise, if you want to use the stock player, you would need to convert videos to h264 baseline codec in a mp4 container.
     
    cylonman likes this.
  3. Brucew0617

    56

    Jan 27, 2011
    269
    7
    56
    Earth
    Wikipedia means maybe your mobile phone can playback MP4 video with XVID code...
     
  4. cylonman

    cylonman Member
    Thread Starter
    5

    May 23, 2011
    5
    0
    5
    Thanks, that worked! By the way, does anyone know if this phone can be upgraded with Android 2.3?
     
  5. sitlet

    213

    Apr 11, 2010
    5,867
    633
    213
    If it does, your phone would pop up with an update. As of now, I dont think that has it yet.
     
  6. ElasticNinja

    ElasticNinja Well-Known Member
    183

    Aug 29, 2010
    4,488
    472
    183
    Student
    Cork City, IMF, EU
    I think there may be CM7 for your device
    Check XDA
     
  7. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter Administrator
    Moderator
    1,433

    May 11, 2010
    22,432
    7,809
    1,433
    Male
    Systems Administrator
    Northern Ky
  8. MyNamesTooLong

    MyNamesTooLong Well-Known Member
    78

    Jan 17, 2011
    826
    51
    78
    Not neccessarily...these diy PC based updates seem to be getting kinda common
     
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...