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Google News doesn't work on my G-Pad. Anyone else?

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By CollinFX45, Senior Member on 11th April 2014, 05:33 PM
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Hey Guys,

This issue is driving me absolutely crazy. Since I've had my G Pad, I have never successfully gotten news.google.com to work. It loads, then disappears and I am left with a blank page. I refresh, nothing. I did a factory reset, nothing. I just upgraded to the 4.4.2 KitKat leaked build, nothing - same issue. I really don't want to have to install another browser just to get to Google's own news page!

Am I the only one here? This seems so simple, yet it's so frustrating. My LG G2 works fine, my wife's Galaxy S4 works fine, my Nexus 7 works fine, etc. All using Chrome!

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11th April 2014, 06:22 PM |#2  
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I also can't get news.google.com to work with the default web browser or Google Chrome. But it work with UC Browser HD for Tablet. My G Pad is updated to kit Kat

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I also have this issue but have you tried holding it in landscape orientation? Try both with auto rotate screen on. If you have the page loaded and go to landscape and then back to portrait it does work but still does not look correct.
11th April 2014, 11:06 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by CollinFX45

Hey Guys,

This issue is driving me absolutely crazy. Since I've had my G Pad, I have never successfully gotten news.google.com to work. It loads, then disappears and I am left with a blank page. I refresh, nothing. I did a factory reset, nothing. I just upgraded to the 4.4.2 KitKat leaked build, nothing - same issue. I really don't want to have to install another browser just to get to Google's own news page!

Am I the only one here? This seems so simple, yet it's so frustrating. My LG G2 works fine, my wife's Galaxy S4 works fine, my Nexus 7 works fine, etc. All using Chrome!

-Collin-

It bears mentioning that the Google Newstand app is designed specifically to display Google News on mobile devices. Otherwise there are some excellent 3rd party apps to read Google New, the best of which is NewsHog, which I use. For the record, I use Firefox for Android and can easily see Google News, but NewsHog is a far superior experience IMHO.
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Originally Posted by getmealive

I also can't get news.google.com to work with the default web browser or Google Chrome. But it work with UC Browser HD for Tablet. My G Pad is updated to kit Kat

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Originally Posted by brian999

I also have this issue but have you tried holding it in landscape orientation? Try both with auto rotate screen on. If you have the page loaded and go to landscape and then back to portrait it does work but still does not look correct.

Thank you Guys. Glad I'm not the only one. Well, sort of.

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Originally Posted by Subtleone

It bears mentioning that the Google Newstand app is designed specifically to display Google News on mobile devices. Otherwise there are some excellent 3rd party apps to read Google New, the best of which is NewsHog, which I use. For the record, I use Firefox for Android and can easily see Google News, but NewsHog is a far superior experience IMHO.

I will try that, thanks for the suggestion. Still confuses the heck out of me, however!

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15th April 2014, 01:08 PM |#6  
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I had the same issue. Tried 3 different chargers. Finally called at&t and they
sent a replacement. If your USB/charge port looks like this, you'll probably have to have it replaced.

Top pick is my old tilt, bottom one is the new tilt



http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2...sc/USB_New.jpg

Long standing issue unfortunately... if you're logged in, go into your settings and change crack to the old news view.

https://productforums.google.com/for...s/iPHuCDwsdOwJ

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Long standing issue unfortunately... if you're logged in, go into your settings and change crack to the old news view.

https://productforums.google.com/for...s/iPHuCDwsdOwJ

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