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[Q] Nexus 4 not connecting.. tried everything

OP jeffk430

6th May 2014, 11:24 PM   |  #1  
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hey all.

I've been a browser, never a poster.. Big fan of the community. Hope you can help!

So, here's the issues.

-Cannot connect to computer (tried deleting all usb drivers, changing ports, cords, computers. etc.. everything google had to offer)
-When i plug in at night, sometimes the plug-in sound goes crazy, on, off, on off rapidly untill i reboot the phone, then normally mellows out.
-GPS stopped working a while back.

I am running most recent Paranoid Android rom, stock kernel, LTE enabled radio (Probably the gps problem right there).

this all is frustrating. I lost root, at some point..... just trying to get it back. but adb wont recognize the connected device...... grrr!
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7th May 2014, 12:20 AM   |  #2  
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Google universal naked drivers xda. See if those will work

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7th May 2014, 03:33 PM   |  #3  
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If the driver soulution didn't help:
I once had the case, that one of the pins of usb connector was torn off, so only the power supply worked (pins were ok) but the data connection didn't (central pins). I got it back working using fine tweezers, a microscope, time and a steady hand to put the pin back in its place. It won't be stable for ever but at least the data connection was working again. Till now it is fine since about 1 year.

Have a look!
7th May 2014, 04:00 PM   |  #4  
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Also I'd use usbdeview, to get rid of all unnecessary usb drivers left over on your system...might just be a conflict.
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7th May 2014, 04:21 PM   |  #5  
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Is your phone even shown under in the windows device manager (as unknown USB device, android adb interface or something alike)? Because if not then the problem might very well be hardware related, like someone mentioned above (USB connector pins)

As for root you can just download the latest SuperSU as a flashable zip and install it from recovery. No need for adb.

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7th May 2014, 09:28 PM   |  #6  
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Awesome! Thanks. Ya, I feared hardware issues. Doesn't come up in device manager, cleared all usb drivers. The wipe and flash fixed the gps issue. I don't have a steady hand or microscope so I think I'll enlist the help of a friend who does. Bent pins probably... Kinda like the best pins in my nexus s sim card tray. Those micro sim adapters work great, except when inserted when empty.... Didn't loose the adapter at least.

Thanks for the help fellas!
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