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Laptop or phone don't recognize connection

Hi, I just got my G1 yesterday and I'm trying to load music and pictures from my laptop to my phone but neither one recognizes when I plug in the usb cable. The phone never says that its connected and my laptop doesn't show anything on My Computer about any new device being plugged in. Any ideas? I would appreciate it. Thank you

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  • ih8myvizio Dec 31, 2008

    phone shows connection, but computer doesn't show any connection. Phone doesn't show USB storage on menu either.

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    my phone dosen't connect to my laptop.

  • mstillofso Jan 09, 2009

    ive been trying to get my g1 to connect to my macbook but it wont connect and i cant send anything through bluetooth!

  • raulcano776 Jan 18, 2009

    laptop don t recognize connection

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    My Laptop doesnt even notice my usb connected!

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I had the same issue, however what I DID notice up on top was a USB Connected - the USB icon. I pulled that notification up and it asked me to connect. The exacts are:

1. Plug the USB cable into the computer
2. Plug the USB cable into the phone
3. The notification up top corner left will say "USB Connected" with a USB notification icon - BRIEFLY. The text "USB Connected" will quickly disappear, but the icon is still in the left corner.
4. Pull down the notification andyou'll see "USB Connected - Select to copy files to/from your computer" - Select that notification
5. Notification "USB Connected - You have connected your phone to your computer via USB. Select "Mount" if you want to copy files between your computer and your phone's SD Card." - Select the option "Mount".
6. The "Removable Disk" notification should pop up asking you what you want to do. I select "Open folder to view files".

There is a music folder in there, or whatever else you'd like.

Hope that assists.

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There may be a physical issue with your logic board. You can get the part at HTC G1 Repair and there is a guide that shows you how to put in the part at HTC Repair Guide.

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