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  1. Algae998

    Note 2 to PC - usb MTP not working

    Thanks, I tried the wifi file transfer app and it works quite well. A little slower than usb but at least I have access to internal storage files without moving them to the SD card and putting it in a reader.
  2. Algae998

    Note 2 to PC - usb MTP not working

    I'm trying to connect my Note 2 to my Windows 7 computer via usb but can't get it to connect. This used to work for me but since one of the recent updates, it will no longer work. When I plug it in, it says connected as installer on my phone. I click that, go to the MTP and PTP options, hit...
  3. Algae998

    SD card problems after update - camera pics & playlists gone

    Hey all, So, Ive had the Galaxy Note 2 for a year now, working smoothly. Last night I was taking some pictures and the screen locked up (only the power button worked), became very slow and sluggish, so I rebooted the phone. When everything finished loading, it auto-installed a number of app...
  4. Algae998

    Loose headphone input - how to fix?

    Ive had my Note 2 for about 6 months and the headphone input is starting to get loose. My current headphones have the straight headphone jack, which any pressure to the sides causes the audio to cut in and out. I thought it was the headphone's wire breaking but have determined its the input...
  5. Algae998

    Stock email app looses acct. passwords

    it happens most frequently with my yahoo accounts but does happen with other accounts.
  6. Algae998

    Stock email app looses acct. passwords

    Im using the stock email app that came with my Note 2. frequently, I keep getting email notifications stating ' Your account*_____*could not be authenticated. If you have recently changed your email password, please enter the most current password in settings to continue receiving emails'. ive...
  7. Algae998

    Note 2 keyboard and headphones help

    Well, I tried SoundAbout, it seemed to be the fix to the issues im having based on the description and options, but it doesnt work. with headphones plugged in, sound on and loud, text/notifications/calls still come through the phones speakers despite having the correct settings. only...
  8. Algae998

    Note 2 keyboard and headphones help

    hey all, ive had the note 2 for a while and loving it. theres a couple issues im having. keyboard: my previous phone was the D2 with a physical keyboard so Im having a bit of a tricky time adjusting to the digital keyboard. is there a better keyboard to use? perhaps one with larger, closer...
  9. Algae998

    Phone suggestions?

    Aftet a few days of solid research, I decided on the Note 2. Amazing piece of hardware and incredibly powerful. Thanks!
  10. Algae998

    Internal storage/Micro SD swapped?

    Hey all, I jusy got my Galaxy Note 2 and I love it so far. Waaaaay more powerful than my Droid 2. Im having some difficulty trying to get the phone to recognize and use my 16 gb micro sd card. It acts as though it has the internal storage and sd card swapped. When I use My Files (default...
  11. Algae998

    Phone suggestions?

    Hey all, Im upgrading from a Droid 2 and having a difficult time finding one I like. I dont fully understand a lot of the specs on the phones to know whats better. Ideally, Im looking for a phone that has a removeable battery and a good camera/camcorder; something nice and poweful. Is it only...
  12. Algae998

    Trading in/Upgrading phone..should I factory reset?

    Im long over due for a new phone and want to upgrade. Should I wipe my phone by factory reset before taking it in? Will that remove everything? Or is it easier to have them transfer the data to the new phone? With all the hype over security and theft, I want to err on the side of caution...
  13. Algae998

    Slide lock and pattern lock not working?

    I havent downloaded any new apps within at least a week or two, except for the power off and lock app, which I uninstalled since it was not working. I'll try a factory reset and see if that fixes it.
  14. Algae998

    Slide lock and pattern lock not working?

    Ahh, I see..lame. I have restarted my phone (power on/off) but have not tried a factory reset or anything like that. I have a more or less stock phone, no custom roms and mods.
  15. Algae998

    Slide lock and pattern lock not working?

    ..? I'm not sure I understand what you mean.
  16. Algae998

    Slide lock and pattern lock not working?

    Hey all, Recently, the slide to unlock and pattern lock have stopped working on my D2. I have them enabled and have the lock to set when the screen turns off. When I hit the power button, it shows the home page without any unlock screen. I tried downloading 'screen off and lock' from the app...
  17. Algae998

    I think my D2 has spyware..what do I do?

    I installed AirPush Detector and let it run most of the day. I only have the option to refresh but it says no installed notification ad apps detected. Ill see if any other apps pop up.
  18. Algae998

    I think my D2 has spyware..what do I do?

    Thanks for the quick reply. Last night I downloaded 2 other apps from the app store, Jet Car Stunts lite and Gun Shot Sounds. Ive had Jet Car Stunts lite installed before so my suspicion is with Gun Shot Sounds. I have since removed the app. I will check out Airpush Detector and see what it...
  19. Algae998

    I think my D2 has spyware..what do I do?

    Hey all, Last night I noticed an app on my main home page that I did not install or place there. It was called something like Droid Apps or something along those lines. I looked through my app list and could not find the app that was on my home page, so I grabbed the app and dragged it to the...
  20. Algae998

    New OS is garbage.

    Good to know, thanks. Steady but surely Im learning more about Android and the D2.
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