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Nov 7, 2012, 2:04 PM

We are never getting an update

I have a feeling HTC will say the processor is to old for 4.0.

Mar 15, 2011, 3:52 PM

Be Careful with the "Simultaneous Voice/Data Claims

I've seen a lot of misinformation on this floating around. The Thunderbolt (and all 4G LTE phones for years to come) have multiple radios, one for LTE-4G and one for CDMA. Where LTE is available, you will be able to talk and surf just fine. While 4G is an all-ip technology, Verizon will continue to use the CDMA network for voice at least initially.

For those who don't live in areas covered by LTE, or when you can't pick up LTE signal for any reason, you will be on 3G/CDMA and it will then work like any other Verizon smartphone! And who knows how well the Thunderbolt will be implemented with 3G fallback. For example, if you are on the internet and move out of range on LTE, will the connection stay open? What if you are on the phone when y...
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Sep 4, 2011, 8:33 PM

thunderbolt update

has anyone experienced issues with the new update on the thunderbolt?
2 replies

Aug 20, 2011, 11:05 PM

Get the Thunderbolt or wait?

Ok guys I'm up next week for a new phone should I get the Thunderbolt or wait for the Vigor to come out in October?
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Jun 16, 2011, 12:08 PM

Bluetooth issue?

My brother who had been with AT&T from 2001-2011 got his T-Bolt this March 2011. It took me 10 yrs to convince him to come over to Verizon.

I have been with Verizon since 2001. My original Moto Droid phone is acting up more in the last week or so.

A few days ago I texted him if there were any issues with his T-Bolt. He replied that his phone has difficulty keeping a Bluetooth connection so he is able to drive his car and talk hands free with his phone.

This is first thing I have heard of the Bluetooth issue and the T-bolt. Has anyone else had any similar issue?

Is Verizon planning on an update to fix this issue??

thanks ahead of time for your help.

Asif S. Kidwai
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Aug 5, 2011, 3:57 AM

Car Mode?

I have a vent clip and my phone fell when I made a turn. I reached for the phone and some how activated Car Mode. Now my home and menu keys below the screen don't light up when It's dark. Has anyone had this problem and if so how do I get my buttons to light up again. Thanks

Jul 9, 2011, 9:27 AM


Has anyone installed it and noticed anything get better?

I am holding out as I know it locks down my ability to use the mobile hotspot without a fee.
10 replies

Jul 2, 2011, 1:25 PM

Developers not focus on Thunderbolt

Ever since the TB was release there has yet to be an app that can be compatible with the TB. First of all the My Verizon. why havent they released a fix for this. This should be the main app that all Verizon phones should be able to use. Next is other apps being release that only are made for certain phones at start. The TB has never been on the list at first. Just other phones. I believe they failed on this phone at launch which is one reason Verizon is now saying the Samsung is the first Droid phone to take on the 4G LTE. the TB is a droid phone too. Its a great phone, phone they just need to push out these updates and get the ball rolling.

May 30, 2011, 5:19 PM

thunderbolt getting worse

My thunderbolt reboots itself more and more. I'm getting more error messages to. Anyone else's showing signs of getting progressively worse?
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Jun 5, 2011, 7:02 PM

Still waiting

Has everyone gotten the last update? Im still waiting for it. I want to root but I want to wait for the update and it's taking forever.
1 reply

May 21, 2011, 1:23 PM

Does anyone else have problems with TB Rebooting on its own?

Just wanted to know if I'm the only one. Does your phone reboots out of nowhere no mater what you are doing?(on call, playing games, on internet...etc)
2 replies

May 9, 2011, 10:09 PM

Intermitent conectivity

Mad Having alot of connectivity problems. Anyone else run into this problem ? Also getting interference when playing music with head phones.
2 replies

Apr 27, 2011, 7:51 AM

rooting & data question

I remember a while back Verizon was talking about slowing down heavy users of data. Since then at&t were caught doing it to 4g users. If you root your phone can you prevent this?
2 replies

May 17, 2011, 6:28 AM

Operating questions

I just got the thunderbolt and I am unable to find the answer to two questions for now. #1 when I turn the phone on you get the thunderbolt sound which wakes others. Can that be changed. # 2. With the iPhone or I touch u could take a picture of the screen. Can u do that with this phone? Any help would be appreciated.
2 replies

May 20, 2011, 12:44 PM


After the S/W update was release my phone just constantly powers off and on. It happens thru-out the day. even when I'm on calls. I notice that my battery does not stay firmly fit in the battery slot, but I'm not sure if its that or just the S/W because my phone be just sitting still and it happens. Is anyone else having this same problem?
1 reply

May 17, 2011, 8:49 PM

Firmware Update

Any idea of the ThunderBolt firmware will be out?
1 reply

May 14, 2011, 12:48 AM

Force Close + Battery

Anyone else having alot of apps force close on you? Also, Lately for whatever reason my battery life is really really bad - not just really bad, just upgraded with the software hope this might help...

...have you experienced this?
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Apr 29, 2011, 6:52 PM


anyone having problems with *228 on the thunderbolt ?
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Apr 30, 2011, 4:38 PM

wheres the upgrade?

I read on a different forum that Verizon's sending out an upgrade for TB. Helping with connection issues, sms... Ect. But I haven't gotten one. Has any one? I read a post, again on a different forum, that some people have gone to Verizon stores to get this upgrade. I have no stores in my area. And am not looking to spend 4.20$ a gal of gas to go on a hour drive one way to get this upgrade.

Surely they'll send this upgrade over the air?

Apr 30, 2011, 2:33 PM

extended battery usable with qi?

clarification question as the title suggests: Are you able to use the Qi wireless charging system with the Verizon extended battery (2750mAh) installed on the phone?
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