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    Default HTC One (M8) does not connect to HTC sync (Mac)

    Hi all,

    As mentioned in the title, I can't get my new M8 (AT&T) not to connect to my macbook. HTC sync manager times out after some time and displays evice unavailable.Please reconnect your phone.

    I already tried a second macbook-the same. Also android file manager does not recognize the phone either. Really strange and any help from the community would be great!

    Thanks,


    stoerdi
    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 04-13-2014 at 11:07 PM.
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    Default Re: M8 does not connect to HTC sync (Mac)

    Do you have usb debugging off or on?

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    I tried both and it did not make a difference.....
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    Default Re: M8 does not connect to HTC sync (Mac)

    Hard reset seemed to resolve this problem! Thanks!
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    Default Re: M8 does not connect to HTC sync (Mac)

    I tried hard reset, it works while booting/loading and becomes unrecognized afterwards. Help.

    I had this problem with the M7 but I can't remember what I did to get ANDROID FILE TRANSFER to work.

    EDIT: I don't want to use hTc's Sync Manager. PITA.
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    I had a similar issue. I had an old copy of HTC Sync Manager. It had a green icon. I went and installed the new one, blue icon, and it worked great.

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    Even though that HTC sync works for me now Android file transfer still does not recognize the phone.....

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    If you restart the computer with the phone still plugged in, Android File transfer will work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by That70sGAdawg View Post
    If you restart the computer with the phone still plugged in, Android File transfer will work.
    Need to test it- Thanks!!
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    Please do. I returned it but have no problems buying it again.
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    The restart trick did work- it connected to file transfer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stoerdi View Post
    The restart trick did work- it connected to file transfer!

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    That's great to know. I have used HTC Sync Manager successfully but much prefer Android File Transfer. The small inconvenience of a restart will be worth being able to use AFT now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mhunter6378 View Post
    That's great to know. I have used HTC Sync Manager successfully but much prefer Android File Transfer. The small inconvenience of a restart will be worth being able to use AFT now.
    I had the same problem with my SGSIII. After the first restart, it worked every time.
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    Default Re: HTC One (M8) does not connect to HTC sync (Mac)

    Reboot fixed my htc one m8 as well. Once the reboot is complete, start the android file transfer app again and wait a few. Same version that I have has installed for one year on the Mac (Mavericks OS) and did not require any updates. I was apprehensive with the HTC sync app, looks clunky.

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