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Solutions to the HTC One S Viber Problem

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htc one s viber problem

If you are experiencing HTC One S Viber problem wherein you are having trouble placing your calls, this article will provide you a quick guide to fix the issue.

Possible Causes of the HTC One S Viber Problem

According to the support page of Viber, these may trigger issues when placing your calls:

  • The person you are calling may not be connected to the Internet.
  • The number in your Contacts is listed differently.
  • There is an issue with the Wi-Fi settings of your router.
  • Your ISP has issues.
  • The Viber app is experiencing bugs.

Likely Fixes for the HTC One S Viber Problem

If the issue is due to any of the abovementioned causes, here are the solutions you can apply to fix it:

1. Confirm the availability of person you are calling or try calling again some other time when he or she is likely to be online.

2. For your contacts to be able to see you as online or for them to be able to place a call to you, the number that you have registered in Viber must be the same with the one listed in their address book. That means the prefix (area and cell provider codes) of your mobile number must appear exactly in their contacts list as you have registered it and vice versa.

3. The following ports of your Wi-Fi router must be activated by your system administrator:

  • TCP 5242
  • TCP 4244
  • UDP 5243
  • UDP 7985

4. Check if your Internet connection is stable and its speed is working normally. You can use speed test apps for this.

5. Some carriers in other countries have placed certain restrictions in using apps such as Viber so make sure that your location allows the app.

6. If you have tried all the possible solutions to the HTC One S Viber problem yet you are still having issues, it might be a bug related to your app. To fix this restart your phone. If that does not work, update or uninstall and then reinstall the Viber app.

7. When the problem still persists after reinstalling the Viber app, contact the app’s technical support so that its representative can look further into the matter and help you come up with other possible remedies.

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Source: Viber Customer Support

New Photos, Specs Of Upcoming HTC One Mini Leaks Out

We’ve already heard the reports that HTC will be releasing a mid-range device based on their flagship model, the HTC One. The thing about these reports is that it isn’t official yet which means that the information gathered may be different from what the company will be releasing. Androidnext, a German blog, has gotten new information regarding this device which looks to be quite accurate.

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New photos provided to the website by their informant show the front and back portion of the HTC One Mini. This device is said to replace the HTC One S, a 2012 model, since the One S won’t be updated to Android 4.2 and Sense 5 due to hardware limitations. The HTC One Mini will then definitely be running on Android 4.2 and Sense 5 UI.




A CPU-Z test done on the device revealed some of its specifications. For starters the processor used is a dual core Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.4 GHz. Looking at the CPU-Z screenshot you might notice that the processor used is an S4 however this is how the tool generally labels the Snapdragon 400. The important thing to look at is the GPU used which is an Adreno 305 and is only available for the Snapdragon 400. While 1.4 GHz is lower than the 1.5 GHz of the One S the difference lies in the GPU used. The HTC One Mini uses an Adreno 305 GPU versus the One S uses an inferior Adreno 225 GPU.

Other specs were also revealed. The device will be using a 4.3 inch 720p display. This is better than the One S that only uses a qHD display.

The AnTuTu benchmark revealed that the device will be sporting a 4 MP camera, which is supposedly going to be using the Ultrapixel technology. For video chats the 1.6 MP front facing camera can be used.

In terms of size the HTC One Mini is very similar to the HTC One. In fact, the informant said that it is only one centimeter shorter.

Previous rumors suggest that the device will be launching this coming August so we should be expecting an official announcement from HTC soon.

via androidnext

The Top Five T-Mobile Smartphones Of 2012

Last week a survey was held aimed at T-Mobile subscribers to vote on their smartphone devices for 2012. The votes are just in and the tabulations show which among the contenders made its way to the top 5.


The following devices were among the choices that people were to consider

  • HTC One S
  • Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G
  • Lumia 710
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • LG Nexus 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note (available in 2011, released on T-Mobile in 2012)
  • LG Optimus L9
  • Samsung Galaxy S III
  • Windows Phone 8X
  • Huawei myTouch
  • Lumia 810

Here are the top 5 T-Mobile Smartphones Of 2012 listed in no particular order as chosen by the public.

LG Nexus 4

This is the latest Nexus smartphone device that’s created by LG. It boasts of a quad core 1.5 GHz Krait processor combined with an Adreno 320 GPU. It’s 4.7 inch display has 768 x 1280 pixels and already uses Gorilla Glass 2.  Other features include an 8 MP shooter capable of 1080p recording as well as a 2100mAh battery. T-Mobile is offering this model for a price of $199 with a plan.

Samsung Galaxy S3

This is the current flagship device of Samsung and we are pretty impressed with its specifications. From its massive 4.8 inch display to its 1.5GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, everything about this model is impressive. It’s no wonder that this is the company’s bestselling smartphone to date. You can score this device from T-Mobile for only $149 after a $100 mail in rebate.

Windows Phone 8X

HTC is entering the Windows Phone 8 market with their flagship model called the Windows Phone 8X. It has impressive specs that give excellent performance. Those who have used this device claim that they do not experience any lag at all even when multi-tasking between various apps. This model will cost you $199 after $50 mail-in rebate.

Samsung Galaxy Note II

The successor to the popular Galaxy Note comes with more powerful hardware specifications and a much larger display. It sports a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED HD display and uses a powerful 1.6 GHz quad core processor. Its 2 GB of RAM makes sure that any application you use will run smoothly. It is also one of the costliest devices to get from T-Mobile as it is priced at $369 after $50 mail-in rebate.


The HTC One S is an Android smartphone that was released early this year. This makes it the oldest model to make it to the top 5. Despite its age it still has pretty impressive specifications. It comes with a dual core 1.5GHz processor, 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display and 1 GB or RAM. You will be able to score this for $149 after $50 mail-in rebate.

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HTC Ceramic Black One S Now Available On T-Mobile

Have you been wanting to get the sleek black version of the HTC One S on T-Mobile’s network in the United States? Well, the anticipation can be put to rest, because you can now get a Ceramic Black version of the T-Mobile HTC One S. The device is free on a new contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. You’ll finally be able to get your hands on the device that everyone else has been enjoying for the past few months, of course, you may just want to wait with the Droid DNA announcement coming up fairly soon. The HTC One S is exactly like the original with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with qHD resolution. You’ll get the same 1GB of RAM and 8-megapixel camera, you’ll also be getting the same Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Although, HTC has said that the One S will be receiving the Jelly Bean update fairly soon, so T-Mobile should be releasing a Jelly Bean update for the device not too long after. Of course, who knows how long that could actually take.

You can get the Ceramic Black HTC One S online only with T-Mobile. Just hit the link below and prepare your wallets!

Source: T-Mobile

PlayStation Mobile Store now available for Sony Xperia, PS Vita, Android phones

Tokyo-based major video game company, Sony has just launched its brand new service called PlayStation Mobile – an online store that piles various game titles for selected Android phones, PS Vita and Xperia devices. This latest store app officially launched on Wednesday, exclusively in nine countries including Australia, Italy, Japan, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, US and UK, Game Arena reported Wednesday.

Replacing the long-standing PlayStation Suite, Sony’s new PS Mobile Store service is an online one-stop shop destination where users of PS Vita, Xperia smartphones and tablets and selected Android phones purchase their favorite mobile games and relevant contents from Sony and third-party developers, including HTC.

Among the devices attuned with Sony’s newly-launched service are the following:

  • Xperia
  • Xperia S
  • Xperia Ion
  • Xperia Play
  • Xperia Arc
  • Xperia Acro
  • Xperia Acro HD
  • Sony Tablet P
  • Sony Tablet S
  • HTC One X
  • One S, One V
  • One X+

Accordingly, PlayStation Mobile store can now be downloaded by users of any of the aforementioned devices and have access to overall 20 launch title games. Nevertheless, the initial launch titles are not really the big PS titles most gamers are expecting to roll out. Available game titles are subsequently listed (in alphabetic order:

  • Aqua Kitty
  • Beatdown
  • Beats Slider
  • Beats Trellis
  • Defender
  • Everybody’s Arcade
  • Flick Hockey
  • Frederic – Resurrection of Music
  • Fuel Tiracas
  • Hungary Giraffe
  • Incurvio
  • Loot the Land
  • Magic Arrows
  • Numblast
  • Nyoqix
  • Rebel
  • Samurai Beatdown
  • Super Crate Box
  • Tractor Trails
  • Twist Pilot
  • Underline
  • Wipe!
  • Word Blocked

In order to purchase games, users must first install the Sony PlayStation Mobile catalog directly, similar to that of Amazon’s Appstore for Android.

Any game purchased on the PlayStation Mobile store can be played on three different devices, utmost. So those who owned any of the compatible phones, tablet or Vita can take advantage of this offer. Sooner or later, the devices can extend, yet a specialized PlayStation will still be necessary to play these games.

An on-screen virtual DUALSHOCK controller is also needed to play the games on an Android device. Users of Vita, on the other hand, will need the Vita controls when playing. For sure, PS fanatics are already looking forward to have a more refined and comfortable controls on touch-screen-only devices.

Hopefully in the coming months, Sony would consider expanding the PlayStation Mobile store application’s accessibility, as well as the range of devices it supported.

Source: Phone Arena | Game Arena

HTC One S SIM-Free Prices Slashed By UK Retailer

HTC is getting ready to launch a bunch of new products at their event in New York City next week, of course, we all know that means retailers are going to start throwing discounts on their stock of existing handsets. One of these handsets that is getting discounted is the HTC One S, which you can now get for a low price of £314.99 from Exansys in the United Kingdom — this is around £100 less than the launch price. To make this deal even more appealing than it already is, the retailer’s are going to throw in a free Krusell screen protector as well. The version that they are offering is the black “ceramic metal” model, which is treated using the unique micro-arc oxidation process.

While there definitely are some better handsets out there, and even better ones getting to release fairly soon, the One S still remains a pretty good phone though. It also still represents some fairly good value for just a little over £300. Is anyone interested in getting an HTC One S over in the United Kingdom for the discounted price? It sounds like a pretty good deal for the specs it packs, and compared to a lot of other handsets, the HTC One S is still a pretty good one in today’s world.


source: android central

T-Mobile HTC One S Price Dropped to $149

T-Mobile’s HTC One S has not been a star, really, especially with the stiffening competition in the smartphone market.  It is however so surprising for T-Mobile to slash down its price to $149 in a ‘special offer’, supposedly to boost its sales and bring the HTC name back to T-Mo’s best seller list.  People who have always wanted to have this sleek 4.3-incher have two weeks to grab it before the offer season expires.  It is likely though that T-Mobile may put up another high end HTC phone on offer, maybe HTC One X+ on offer sometime after this offer ends.

If the latest rumors are anything to go by, the One X+ has a quad-core 1.7GHz Tegra 3 processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS as well as a full HD 1280 X 720 pixels resolution.  This new addition to the HTC family certainly performs way better than the One S and One X and is likely to sell at a higher price than the One S and X and may even perform better in terms of sales.

If you are considering going for the One S, you should know the core specs.  It runs on a dual core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, a 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED 960 X 540 screen, 1GB RAM, 4G LTE capability, an 8MP rear camera and 16GB in-built memory and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

In order to get the One S for the new price of $149.99, you will need to sign up for a new two year contract and choose one of T-Mobile’s individual monthly plans that start from $39.99.  With the offer comes a mail-in rebate and a waiver of the $35 activation fee (you only get this till August 12th though).

Will you be grabbing this chance or you will wait for the release of the rumored One X+?  Let us know in the comments below.

5 HTC Devices to Receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

Taiwanese phone manufacturer HTC is in its darkest hour following its announcement that it has dropped 58% of its revenue to $91.04 billion; way lower compared to its revenue last year. There’s no telling it whether the company could recover from the demise it’s currently experiencing but the good news is, HTC is still about its customers and is planning to roll out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for some of its devices soon.

Currently, there are only two devices that the company confirmed to be receiving the latest version of Android and they are HTC One X and One S. The other three I’m going to mention below are powerful enough to receive the same update as with the company’s flagship.


It was in the third week of July when HTC’s Global Online Communications Manager, Jeff Gordon, confirmed the plan of rolling out the incremental upgrade to version 4.1 for the One series.

“We know HTC fans are excited to get their hands on Google’s latest version of Android. At this point in time, we can confirm that we have plans to upgrade our HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S to Jelly Bean,” Gordon told The Verge.

The international variant of One X comes packed with Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor making it one of the most powerful smartphones in the world today. The U.S. version, however, sports dual-core CPU due to some compatibility issues with 4G LTE connection.


As mentioned in the statement above, One S would also be getting a bump to Jelly Bean. This handset was released in April and already operating on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. While it is being referred to as “small brother” of One X, it displays almost the same performance and offers satisfaction to its owners.

Both One S and One X received positive feedback considering HTC built them with more focus on the quality and features. And the fact that these two handsets were released with ICS pre-installed, it follows that they are also capable of running Android 4.1 without a problem.

The fact is XDA Developers were able to come up with CyanogenMod 10 Jelly Bean custom ROM for One S. While it is still in experimental stage, it shows that the latest OS will never have a problem with the device.


In the U.S. Evo 4G LTE is one of the most popular smartphones from HTC because not only does it come with high specs, it also features LTE connectivity. While the manufacturer hasn’t confirmed Jelly Bean update for this device, we have already seen one EVO 4G LTE handset running on 4.1 after third-party developers released the initial version of CM10 JB ROM for it.

For sure not everyone is in favor of flashing their own smartphones to run an unofficial firmware, but the point is EVO 4G LTE is very capable of running Jelly Bean. If HTC cares about its loyal patrons, then it should be rolling out an update for this handset sooner or later.

HTC Rezound

Originally released operating on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, this 2011 model might just be getting a generous bump to Android 4.1 after receiving update to ICS just recently. While there have been some rumors suggesting ICS could be the last update this device could receive, the specs would tell us it is more than capable of running Jelly Bean smoothly.

However, should HTC decide to upgrade Rezound, it will take months before the update will arrive knowing Verizon just rolled out ICS in late July. If the manufacturer took nine months to release the ICS update for this handset, it may also take that long to release Jelly Bean.

HTC Sensation 4G

Having a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz and a RAM of up to 768MB is enough to put this device under the group of HTC handsets to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Third party developers were able to port Android 4.1 to HTC Sensation so it follows this version could run it, too.

Sensation 4G was released with Android 2.3 Gingerbread pre-installed in it but owners were satisfied with its performance when it received an upgrade to ICS.


Manufacturers have also been waiting for Google’s Jelly Bean OS so Android owners can expect companies are looking into the advantages of upgrading their devices into to the latest system for marketing sake. HTC may be suffering tremendous losses in its revenue in the second quarter but it couldn’t just afford to leave its patrons hanging with dated devices in their hands.

There could be other HTC devices not listed here that will get Jelly Bean update. But HTC asks current owners to “stay tuned for more updates regarding device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Jelly Bean.”

Source: BigPond News

HTC One X, One S Will Be Getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Soon

Taiwanese phone maker HTC confirms today that One X, XL and One S will be getting an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (JB), although it hasn’t disclosed the date of the roll out yet or if the firmware is ready for implementation. The confirmation was done via a short message from the company itself. This is after Telstra posted on its website a list of devices that would be getting the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.

“We know HTC fans are excited to get their hands on Google’s latest version of Android. At this point in time, we can confirm that we have plans to upgrade our HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S to Jelly Bean. Please stay tuned for more updates regarding device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Jelly Bean,” HTC rep told The Verge.

Considering the fact that other manufacturers are keeping their plans about the JB update as quiet as possible, HTC became one of the first companies to confirm having a plan to update its devices to the latest Android version. Telstra’s intervention on this matter was unprecedented and could have been unintentional considering HTC hasn’t issued a statement yet when the Australian mobile phone operator published the list.

Moreover, the Taiwan-based manufacturer remained mum about its other smartphones. The confirmation, albeit short, was intended to stop the possible build up of hype for its high-end devices. It could be that it is still in the early stages of development for the Jelly Bean project and to avoid customers from getting frustrated of waiting, it has to stop they hype immediately.

One X is HTC’s flagship for this year and if it gets Jelly Bean earlier than other devices, it may still pose a good competition with other smartphones in its category even in the last quarter.

Optus To Bring HTC One S And V To Australia Soon

Presently, of the HTC One series phones, only the top end, HTC One X is widely available on the island continent of Australia carried on by the major carriers there. The HTC other One series phones lower down the order, the HTC One S and the HTC One V, are not not yet reached their shores via any of the major carriers. The three major carriers, of which Optus and Vodafone offer the HTC One X and Telstra provides the HTC One XL device.
An anonymous source has now tipped that HTC’s other two lower-end phones, the One S and the One V, will soon be made available by the carrier Optus.

Optus is Australia’s second largest carrier and it currently offers the HTC One X without any initial payment for a charge, starting at, $44 per month with a two year contract. The anonymous source offers no other information other than, that it will soon be available via Optus. We can however speculate a reasonably accurate figure, of $35-40 per month for the One S and a $25-30 monthly payment for the One V, comparing the rate at which the One X is available with Optus. It could also be possible that Optus is not the sole carrier that might offer the One S and the One V.

Coming to the tech specs of the two HTC phones. The One S model will share most of the specifications with the One S available in the U.S. with a few changes. The 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touch screen with 960 x 540 pixels resolution, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, an 8 MP rear-facing camera, the running of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and a 1,650 mAh non-removable battery all remain the same. The changes are that, it will come without a microSD card slot. Also, it will not come with the dual-core 1.5 GHz S4 processor, instead with the 1.7 GHz S3 CPU which powers the European and the Asian models.

The HTC One V on the other hand will be powered by a 1 GHz single-core CPU coupled with a  512 MB RAM, 4 GB of on-board storage can be extended with via a microSD card slot, the OS is  Android Ice Cream Sandwich, a 5 MP rear-facing camera, and a 3.7-inch 480 X 800 touchscreen.

HTC One S to Arrive at Cincinnati Bell on June 25th

The HTC One S will soon be offered by the regional wireless carrier Cincinnati Bell. This device, which will be part of the company’s 4G Android smartphone line, will be available starting June 25th.

The device features a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED touch screen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with a frequency of 1.5 GHz. Its OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is integrated with HTC Sense GUI. The latter is equipped with HTC Imagesense, a special feature that converts the phone camera into an actual digital camera that gives high-quality photos and offers video pic, instant capture, and continuous shooting, among others.

The handset also comes with a 16 GB storage capacity alongside a free 25 GB of storage on DropBox for 2 years. An SD slot, however, is missing, which means that the memory on this handset may be quite limited.Its RAM has a size of 1 GB while its battery is a 1650 mAh unit. On a single charge, users can enjoy as much as 10.5 hours of talk time and up to 13.2 days in standby.

Users can connect to Cincinnati Bell’s 4G wireless network as well as to Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, and Wi-Fi hotspot. Meanwhile, its cameras comprise of an 8 MP shooter located at its rear with various features, including optical zoom, digital zoom, f/2.0 aperture, smart LED flash, autofocus, and face detection. A secondary VGA camera for video calling is as well found on the camera’s front.

Sounds are made enjoyable via the integration of Beats Audio, which allows for a richer experience of music or video playback. Other features include noise cancellation, TV out, a document viewer, predictive text input, and threaded message view. HTC also incorporates Google’s services such as voice-enabled search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Calendar, and Youtube.

The HTC One S’s design features an aluminum unibody casing that weighs 4.3 ounces and has dimensions of 130.9 x 65 x 7.8 mm. All in all, its features appear pretty decent, especially for those who favor good phone photography, which is this phone’s strength. Cincinnati Bell is selling the HTC One S for the price of $199 with a $100 mail-in rebate and a 2-year contract.

via phandroid

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CTIA 2012 Amzer Debuts The Shellster Case Lineup For The HTC One Family

Amzer is back at it again. This time they are introducing their new Shellster line of cases for the HTC One Family. The ruggedized holster/case combo provide front and back protection and an easy to use and comfortable holster.

The Shellster family is available for a variety of phones already including the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Now they’re also available for the HTC One X, One V and One S. Check out the video below and check out to get your own. They’ll cost you just $14.99 when you get them direct at Amzer and about $30 at a carrier store.

HTC One S Arrives At $599 Off Contract

Later on tonight we’re expected Carly Fowlkes to arrive at a T-Mobile party in New York City tonight riding a Bucati with lil Wayne in tow (not really the lil Wayne part). T-Mobile and HTC will introduce the HTC One S and most likely unveil the pricing and availability (rumored for next week).

Meanwhile across the town LG will be introducing a new device as well.

Well the HTC One S has snuck onto the T-Mobile website in all it’s majestic glory. At the moment it’s only showing the cash price of $599 and not the pricing on a new two year agreement.

The page on the T-Mobile website is highlighting the advantages to music and video on the HTC One S. It talks about Google Music, which is integrated with Android 4.0 and Beats Audio which is integrated with HTC Sense 4.0.

One thing to keep in mind with the HTC One S and the HTC One X in the United States is that because the One X doesn’t use the Nvidia Tegra 3 processor over on this side of the pond, it specs really close to the One S.

source: TmoNews

Carly Changes Image T-Mobile Teases New Commercial, Most Likely For HTC One S

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T-Mobile’s bubbly spokes model Carly Foulkes looks to be trading in her magenta (not pink folks) dresses for a leather biker’s jacket. T-Mobile looks to be getting a little more aggressive with their advertising now that they are dealing with the realization that T-Mobile USA will be functioning on it’s own for the foreseeable future.

Earlier this year, T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom, has said they have earmarked $4 billion dollars for a 4G/LTE rollout in the US. While they are a little late in the game with 4G/LTE T-Mobile does have a solid “4G”network with HSPA+ however 4G/LTE would be a great improvement.

As for the advertisement, T-Mobile is having a kick off party on Wednesday night in New York City. We’ll be there covering all the action and expect to hear an official roll out date for the HTC One S. Reviewers have been asked to hold off until that day.

Check out the teaser below:

source: 9to5Google