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Receiving Apps I am trying to send an App from a TI-84 Plus Silver Edition to a TI-83. I get "Error in Xmit" with the only option to quit. Help!!

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That is because the cable directions are wrong. The sending is B the receiving is A.

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Cant find ! button

There is no such thing as a TI89 Plus Silver Edition.

If you mean the TI-89 or TI-89 Titanium, press diamond / (the diamond key below the 2ND key, then the divide key).

If you mean the TI-83 Plus Silver Edition or the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, press MATH left-arrow 4 .


You can't simply enter 7x+9=30 into the calculator, there is a way to calculate what the x is but its been a few years since I've done these..

Xmit error message

Error in Xmit meaning one of the next options:

• The TI-84 Plus was unable to transmit an item. Check
to see that the cable is firmly connected to both units
and that the receiving unit is in receive mode

• You pressed ON to break during transmission

• You attempted to perform a backup from a TI-82 to a
TI-84 Plus

• You attempted to transfer data (other than L1 through
L6) from a TI-84 Plus to a TI-82

• You attempted to transfer L1 through L6 from a TI-84
Plus to a TI-82 without using 5:Lists to TI-82 on the

Conflicting app error on TI-84 plus silver edition.

When either of them is loaded in memory once, it remains there and takes over the graphing features of the calculator. If one is loaded in memory it must first be unloaded before you can use the other.
To recover the normal calculator behavior both must be unloaded from RAM. Overwrite one by the other, and uninstall the other. That will not delete them.

Whenever i try to link my calculator with other ones it always says error in xmit. no matter what i do

Read the following answer from the TI Knowledge Base.
Hope it helps.

How can I troubleshoot an Error in Xmit error message when transferring data between two graphing calculators?

The Error in Xmit error message is returned when a connection cannot be established between two calculators when attempting to transfer data. There are several factors that can contribute to this error message.
• The calculators being connected are not compatible for data transfer.
• The data cable is not firmly connected to both units.
• The receiving calculator is not in receive mode.
• The I/O port on one of the graphing calculators is damaged.
The procedure for connecting two graphing calculators is as follows:

• Connect the data cable to the I/O port of each unit. The cable will fit tightly in the I/O port and snap into place. If silver from the cable is visible, the cable is not properly connected.
• Access the Link menu on each unit
• Place the receiving graphing calculator on "Receive"
• Place the sending unit on "Transmit" or "Send" from the Link menu.

Once the data has been selected, the transfer will commence accordingly.

The data transfer protocols for graphing calculator is as follows:

• TI-73 - Link allows data sharing with another TI-73, TI-82, TI-83, and TI-83 Plus.
• TI-82 - Link allows data sharing with another TI-82.
• TI-83 - Link allows data sharing with the TI-82, TI-83 family calculator, and TI-84 Plus family calculator.
• TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus family- Link allows data sharing with another TI-82, TI-83 family calculator, and TI-84 Plus family calculator.
• TI-85 - Link allows data sharing with another TI-85(To a TI-86. Not From a TI-86).
• TI-86 - Link allows data sharing with another TI-86 and from a TI-85 to a TI-86.
• TI-89 family- Link allows data sharing with another TI-89 family calculator and from a TI-92 family calculator.
• TI-92 family- Link allows data sharing with another TI-92 family calculator and from a TI-89 family calculator.
• Voyage™ 200 - Link allows data sharing with another Voyage 200 and TI-92 family calculator.

If the cable does not fit properly into the I/O port, or if the I/O port appears to be damaged (broken or separated plastic, obstruction inside the port), call 1-800-TI-CARES (1-800-842-2737) M-TH 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM FRI 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Standard Time to speak to a representative or sending an email to [email protected].

Getting more than 10 equations into y=

The TI 83, 84 seris can not store more than 10 equations. the TI 86 and above can have infinate, but not the 83, 84s. If you have catalog help in your apps, you can run that, and it will be able to tell you all the syntax of every function it has.

Graphing Issue

Are there funny arrows at the left of your Y= screen?
ti83oops_c.gif The illustration and solution are courtesy of Jesse Phillips, who cites this page from the Texas Instruments support site:
In order to select additional graphs, the Transformation Graphing App will need to be uninstalled from the TI-83 Plus Family and TI-84 Plus Family. Uninstalling the App does not erase it from the calculator, it disables it from interfering with the normal graphing modes. Below are the steps to successfully uninstall the App.
  • Press [APPS] key
  • Select Transfrm from the menu
  • Press 1:Uninstall

Memory Full Error

this is really weird. The TI 84 has nine times for memory then the 83 so if you still can i would try to return it to the store. Cause i think this is just a defect. I might be wrong. Hope this helps. GOOD LUCK

Xmit error

You must hit the "receive" button on the receiving calculator BEFORE you hit the "send" button on the sending calculator.
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