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    Default HTC Media Link ATT Scam

    So I finally received my HTC Media Link that's supposed to transmit your phone to the tv wirelessly. For those of you who don't know, it was free with a pre order. Apparently a 90 dollar value. Anyway, I set it up and was all ready to go until I got an error message from the phone that I need to have a wireless hotshot enabled to use the accessory. I called att to confirm this and in order to use this device, you need to pay an extra ten dollars a month. This is absolutely pathetic on atts part. They must have ordered thousands of these things and no one is going to use them. Does anyone know how to get around this att bull**** and actually use this accessory?

    Edit: based on a reply below, there is a firmware update coming and att/HTC is aware of the glitch. Won't be selling


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    Last edited by Scott Grande; 05-01-2013 at 07:20 AM.
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    I would be interested in it if you decide to sell it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Grande View Post
    So I finally received my HTC Media Link that's supposed to transmit your phone to the tv wirelessly. For those of you who don't know, it was free with a pre order. Apparently a 90 dollar value. Anyway, I set it up and was all ready to go until I got an error message from the phone that I need to have a wireless hotshot enabled to use the accessory. I called att to confirm this and in order to use this device, you need to pay an extra ten dollars a month. This is absolutely pathetic on atts part. They must have ordered thousands of these things and no one is going to use them. Does anyone know how to get around this att bull**** and actually use this accessory?

    Otherwise, does anyone want to buy mine?

    I won't be charging $90...


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    Really? That is a scam if true. I haven't tried mine yet so I am surprised to hear this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SCjRqrQCnBQ19QoYCtdl View Post
    Really? That is a scam if true. I haven't tried mine yet so I am surprised to hear this.
    Well c'mon now try it out! =)
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    Can't pair media link!

    Firmware bug. Update pending it appears.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3Fletch View Post
    I would be interested in it if you decide to sell it.

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums
    I'm selling mine. Just got it today. Not opened. PM me if interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigtnew View Post
    Well c'mon now try it out! =)
    I almost tried to set it up the other day but I need a microfiche reader to read the instruction booklet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scorpiodsu View Post
    I'm selling mine. Just got it today. Not opened. PM me if interested.

    Sent from my HTC One using Android Central Forums

    Just sent you a PM. Let me know
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    Default Re: HTC Media Link ATT Scam

    got mine today and it works fine with a custom ROM. never even tried the actual AT&T ROM. i unlocked the bootloader and installed a custom ROM within 20 minutes of getting the phone.

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