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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #105 on: October 26, 2017, 11:30:52 PM »
Nothing
Very interesting, might be different model.
BTW do you know he it works with at&t? Any other besides t mobile?

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #106 on: December 05, 2017, 05:58:11 PM »
What exactly is the LG wine?  Is it a regular android just flips? Similar to the folder?  Does it support whatsapp?
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #107 on: December 05, 2017, 07:16:06 PM »
I have an LG Wine and it's a regular flip phone. No Whatsapp. No Android OS.
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #108 on: December 05, 2017, 08:10:56 PM »
If you are referring to the wine smart, yes it's a regular android
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #109 on: December 05, 2017, 08:57:33 PM »
If you are referring to the wine smart, yes it's a regular android
Is that what you have?

Was it released for the US market?
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #110 on: December 05, 2017, 09:53:46 PM »
Is that what you have?

Was it released for the US market?
Was not officially released for the US market. The only android flip phone released officially in the US is the ZTE Cymbal-T

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #111 on: December 05, 2017, 10:50:50 PM »
Was not officially released for the US market. The only android flip phone released officially in the US is the ZTE Cymbal-T
Looks like zte cymbal t is only with tracfone

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #112 on: December 05, 2017, 11:02:38 PM »
Looks like zte cymbal t is only with tracfone
Total Wireless has it as well https://www.walmart.com/ip/Total-Wireless-ZTE-Cymbal-T-8GB-Prepaid-Smartphone-Black/55381320, but you are right that it is not a GSM phone working with AT&T and T-Mobile.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #113 on: December 16, 2017, 08:19:05 PM »
In Canada now and the Folder 2 is picking up 4g bands!
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #114 on: January 09, 2018, 02:56:02 PM »
So now I've got some proof positive that the OS is indeed a customized version of Android.



My only problem is that I haven't figured out yet any way to enter developer mode or debug mode or anything of the sort, that will let me install anything, but my hopes are up there that the developer community will figure out something down the road. Adding WhatsApp, Hebrew Input, and some essential jewish software (calendar, various texts, etc.) will really make this phone that much more useful.

To get to the hidden menu that allows developer options and thereby debugging mode among other things dial ##7764726220 and enter 000000 for the service code.
As per https://forum.xda-developers.com/general/rooting-roms/rooting-lg-exalt-lte-verizon-lg-vn220-t3668054 attempts to install apps have met with mixed results.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #115 on: January 09, 2018, 02:59:57 PM »
To get to the hidden menu that allows developer options and thereby debugging mode among other things dial ##7764726220 and enter 000000 for the service code.
As per https://forum.xda-developers.com/general/rooting-roms/rooting-lg-exalt-lte-verizon-lg-vn220-t3668054 attempts to install apps have met with mixed results.
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Not sure if this will end up helping me, but your post is really appreciated. I have another issue with this phone, which is its bluetooth connectivity. Often loses connectivity to car audio system. I've experienced this in different cars, so I think I can safely assume it's the phone and not the car audio system.
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #116 on: January 09, 2018, 03:13:16 PM »
 @ExGingi advise if you can get whatsapp on there.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #117 on: January 09, 2018, 03:28:49 PM »
No problem! :)

Always excited to see at least a few more people are working towards similar goals.

I'm mostly trying to get fb messeneger lite on mine for the push notifications, but will probably add a few other apps if it works eventually.

As far as bluetooth, I don't use it very much, and even less with cars, so I have nothing off the top of my head, but I'll keep an eye out.

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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #118 on: January 09, 2018, 03:59:13 PM »
No problem! :)

Always excited to see at least a few more people are working towards similar goals.

I'm mostly trying to get fb messeneger lite on mine for the push notifications, but will probably add a few other apps if it works eventually.

As far as bluetooth, I don't use it very much, and even less with cars, so I have nothing off the top of my head, but I'll keep an eye out.
Please keep us posted with ANY app that you manage to sideload.
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Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
« Reply #119 on: January 09, 2018, 05:41:27 PM »
Absolutely!!

I'm still running into "inconsistent certificate" errors with any apk I try, but I'm not giving up yet & will post if I figure it out.