More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Fix SD Card Problems After ROM Flash on HTC Sensation XL
Have you recently installed a new ROM on your HTC Sensation XL and found yourself pulling your hair out upon finding your SD card storage space all but lost? Don’t rush out to buy a new SD card in despair, and stop lamenting at the loss of your data. Your data and your space is still there.
Now, there’s a solution to get it back, thanks to XDA Senior Member [vertigo]. This problem has unfortunately common after installing ROMs on the Sensation XL. As it turns out, it’s due to flashing a ROM that’s not meant for the hboot version of your phone.
The solution is really simple, and can be done multiple ways, all of which are described in detail at the forum thread. So just head over to it and reclaim your lost SD card space the XDA way.
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