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HTC One V how to access microsd card? [ANSWERED]

Here are easy instructions for removing the back (bottom) cover and installing a microsd card on the Virgin Mobile HTC One V Android phone: Bottom coverhttp://www.htc.com/help/in/howto_iframe.aspx?id=166989&type=1&p_id=439Replacing the bottom cover Important: Antennas are placed underneath the cover. To get the best signal for calls and data connection, be sure to secure the cover tightly. Storage cardhttp://www.htc.com/help/in/howto_iframe.aspx?id=166991&type=1&p_id=439Inserting the storage card Take the bottom cover off. Insert the microSD™ card into the storage card slot with its gold contacts facing down and push

Android WiFi Hotspot Configuration

NOTE: these screenshots show the settings pages for Android’s cool wifi hotspot feature. These screens should apply to any Android phone running Gingerbread with wifi hotspot functionality enabled.  These steps do NOT apply to the latest Virgin Mobile LG phones, which unfortunately have this feature disabled 🙁 The photos show a LG Optimus V that shipped with the wifi hostpot feature available (once enabled by the QuickSettings app [available in the Android Market]).

Virgin Mobile reduces their 5GB Android cell plan to 2.5GB :-(

In what continues to be a trend, Virgin Mobile reduced yet another of their plans to have even less data available per month. This is not the first time they have done this! 🙁 Here is a screenshot of the most recent notification email: and here is the full text of the email:       Hi, Here at Virgin Mobile, our mission is to deliver an outstanding customer experience. Sometimes that means making difficult choices in order to provide the

Android phone battery – How to save

One of the biggest troubles with Android smartphones is, the battery will often run flat quickly. A lot of this has to do with the amount of things you do with your phone. The rest is not knowing what functions are eating at the battery in the first place. Where is it going? What can you do to preserve your battery life for longer than 24 hours? You might be able to ask your service provider, like Virgin Mobile or

Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V wifi hotspot tethering [2.2.2]

When the LG Optimus V was released by Virgin Mobile it was very easy to enable the wifi hotspot feature. However, recent version of the phone featuring  2.2.2 have disabled this feature! 🙁 Thankfully, there are still some options out there (PDAnet probably being the best one). Klink and “wifi tether” are a couple more I am researching. Rooting your phone is always an option too. I want to write a more detailed entry on the topic, but here are