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In my LG-Optimus 4X after updated to JB 4.1.2 facing one problem with Display brightness.

Sometimes automatically brightness goes 100% after few seconds later coming to customized percentage(30%).

This problem occurs me sometimes suddenly an especially in locking or unlocking the phone using power key.
And then during call disconnecting times.

So please provide me a solution for this problem. ?

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  • 2013-05-20 12:31
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Hey guys, I want to buy LG Optimus 4X HD so if anyone has any idea about this phone or has ever tried it before would you please advise ?????????

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  • 2013-05-20 10:47
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> In reply to knight @ 2013-05-17 17:14 from xjhh - click to readHere is how you enable 2G only.

System Settings -> Wireless & Networks -> (More) -> Mobile Networks -> Use only 2G networks

Menu settings from 4x JB.

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  • 2013-05-19 11:19
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> In reply to mista GPS @ 2013-05-18 03:12 from 4wIX - click to readcould you please describe step by step

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  • 2013-05-19 00:49
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To all my 4X HD friends that have GPS issues. You need to edit the gps.conf file and set the radio to STANDALONE...Lock times on Assisted GPS took up to 5 minutes, but on standalone it takes seconds! Mine came from korea and the gps conf had a bunch of european server information and I'm in the USA so I edited everything out except for north america.

If battery drain is an issue you need to uninstall the bloatware on the device. Get rid of anything google or LG that you aren't using because I left my phone on airplane mode overnight and the battery dropped 60%! After getting rid of apps I don't need the battery doesn't drop in % at all overnight.

All in all I'd say this phone kicks some serious A for $300. I hope LG will give a JB 2.2 update but for now I'm happy even though I had to do tweaking to get everything working nicely.

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  • 2013-05-18 03:12
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> In reply to ramyHR @ 2013-05-16 13:30 from ScKF - click to readThank you Rami for reporting this back, could you please tell me how to switch from 3G to 2G. is it from the hidden menu?. I really wish that LG fix that as soon as possible because this has something to do with the original functionality of the phone. Phone is there to make calls, so the problem of that the other party stops hearing us during a call is a catastrophic thing.

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  • 2013-05-17 17:14
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> In reply to Spazzing box @ 2013-05-16 17:13 from Q$NY - click to readdoes your wifi and memory card work?

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  • 2013-05-17 13:17
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My contacts has stopped what does that mean

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  • 2013-05-16 17:13
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After few days working only on 2G networks, my phone calls are normal. No breaking the connection. I guess since the JB update, phone got too sensitive when switching from 3G to 2G duribg calls. No choice but to wait another update hoping it will fix things. Untill then, 2G + WiFi will do the work for me! :)

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  • 2013-05-16 13:30
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> In reply to Anon1 @ 2013-05-14 12:12 from PSLa - click to readsadly i dont have a solution for you other then using a 3rd party player.
its part of the player and if they left it out or broke it you need to hope they fix it in a future update.

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  • 2013-05-14 22:43
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-12 14:46 from ptD9 - click to readUse 'LG Supporting Tool' to upgrate LG software instead of LG PC Suite...
Download 'LG Supporting Tool' from www.lg.com or www.cnet.com
1. After installing lg supporting tool connect the mobile with the usb cable selecting lg pc suite
2. Start LG Supporting Tool
3. Wait for the tool to detect your mobile
4. Click on check upgrade
5. After finishing the upgrade checking Click on 'Start Upgrading' with a big pink label
6. It takes about one and half hour to complete upgrading depending on your internet speed

Caution: Backup all data and remove the memory and SIM card before upgrading. And do not disconnect it while upgrading.

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  • 2013-05-14 17:13
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> In reply to jhon cornor @ 2013-05-09 20:59 from IWT9 - click to readBIG L0L. it takes 5 minutes to start???? you are using a chinese version of LG phone. you bought it 60$ on ebay. isn't??? its just to tel you that it takes only approx 15-20 sec to starts.

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  • 2013-05-14 14:38
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So my jellybean 4x refused to play FLAC files with the default music player. It used to do it just fine with ICS but no more.

How are you dealing with it, other than PowerAmp? Are there any free apps or codecs that we can download to make FLAC work again? How about a port of old music player?

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  • 2013-05-14 12:12
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> In reply to moody79 @ 2013-05-13 23:31 from fqci - click to readits pretty darn good in v10h already but in JB its slightly better according to some people.
but the problem was only in th lg camera app anyway so from day 1 you could download another app and there was no problem.

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  • 2013-05-14 02:07
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Which one is better
LG optimus 4x hd or sony xperia sp? ?

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  • 2013-05-14 01:23
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To all users of this device .. have been solving the problem of auto-focus in video shooting permanently??? Appears in some videos on YouTube they still exist ..

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  • 2013-05-13 23:31
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> In reply to HellPhoenix @ 2013-05-13 18:01 from Limy - click to readwel based on the info that is out so far 4.3 has nothing to offer but preformance improvements for people with a snapdragon 600/800 core which we dont have.
it is so far looking like a verry minor update even more so then 4.2

game lag is the fault of game devs that are plain lazy this is not a problem with the lg 4.03 rom and the games that lag can be counted on 1 hand.

video recording is fine for me so you must be doing something wrong. update your rom maby ?

web browsing not smooth are you kidding me? its flawless and flash is crap thats not android fault blame adobe and there crap support.
i use chrome and dont need flash at all.

slow response to screen rotation is actualy a android feature to prevent it switching to fast.
and its only half a second so if that really bugs you then you need to take a chipp pill.

it is NOT battery hungry you just like many others fail to understand the limitations of a modern quad core smartphone.
you can put on any rom in the world and it will NOT get more battery efficient because thats not possible.

and and so on is uselesss so far you havent made a single point that stands.
and yes i read you comment its just irellevant.

the fact that a phone can run software doent meen it shoult or that its better.

just enjoy 4.03 for what it is and if you dont buy another phone :)

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  • 2013-05-13 18:40
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> In reply to pino @ 2013-05-13 15:51 from iJe8 - click to readThe 4.3 isn't even introduced and you talk about it as if you were sleeping with it every night for a year.

There is a lot of potential to improve 4.0.3 ,here are some of basic ones(put the other aside):

-4.0.3(mine is v10e) lags like hell in 3D games.
-Video recording sucks in almost any situation (except outdoor with prefect daylight!)
-Web browsing isn't smooth specially with pages with flash ads.
-Slow response to screen rotations.
-battery hungry
And so on...

And i said even phones with 512mb ram and 1ghz single core are compatible with android 4.3 it shows that this version is really optimized with resources. did you even bother yourself to read my comment??

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  • 2013-05-13 18:01
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> In reply to HellPhoenix @ 2013-05-13 15:39 from pTii - click to readwhy? does it need it ? no
does it offer new features that are usefull to 4x hd users? no
does it make the phone faster? highly unlikely.
does it use less resources ? no
does it make the battery last longer? no

there is no point in it just like theres barely a reason to install 4.1 and 4.2 if you think different proof me wrong with facts if not accept that 4.03 on the 4x hd is a insanely stable and fast rom even with 2 cores disabled and is better then the direct competitors specialy for the price.

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  • 2013-05-13 15:51
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> In reply to pino @ 2013-05-11 23:35 from iJe8 - click to readSorry dudes, but performance patch for tegra3 is just a lie.

Beside, even phones with 512mb ram and 1ghz single core are compatible with android 4.3 so i think it will be a worthy update if 4x receives it.

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  • 2013-05-13 15:39
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