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Old 05-17-2018, 06:20 PM   #181
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If you can recommend other good reader apps for this device, please do.
For ebooks: Alreader and Moonreader

For pdf: the stock app (I would say it is Fbreader with the plugin, although the name in settings is Adobe reader), Moonreader (with pdf plugin), Perfectviewer (with pdf plugin) and Orion viewer.

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Root: Root Master (by Cekas)

Battery saving: Greenify Pro, HEBF Optimizer , All-In-One Toolbox

Others: Bar shortcut (create shortcuts to apps in the bottom bar), Root Explorer, Power Menu, Wifi File Trasnfer
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Old 05-18-2018, 06:56 AM   #182
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For ebooks: Alreader and Moonreader

For pdf: the stock app (I would say it is Fbreader with the plugin, although the name in settings is Adobe reader), Moonreader (with pdf plugin), Perfectviewer (with pdf plugin) and Orion viewer.

Dictionary: Goldendict

Root: Root Master (by Cekas)

Battery saving: Greenify Pro, HEBF Optimizer , All-In-One Toolbox

Others: Bar shortcut (create shortcuts to apps in the bottom bar), Root Explorer, Power Menu, Wifi File Trasnfer
Thanks so much. Really helpful list.
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Old 05-18-2018, 07:21 AM   #183
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Anyone else having a problem with WiFi and standby? If the device goes on standby while the wifi is on, and then wakes up, the wifi signal continues to blink in the status bar, and in the settings the switch for wifi keeps switching between on and off forever. This stops only when I shutdown and restart.

I am experimenting with the settings but for now I try to turn off wifi if I don't use it so that it doesn't standby accedintally while wifi is on.
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Anyone else having a problem with WiFi and standby?
Sorry, can't help you there. 99% of the time, my WIFI is off to save battery
I didn't experience any problems, but I never leave my reader in standby mode with the WIFI on. Actually after I finish reading I turn the reader off, and if not, it turns off from standby after a while.
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Old 05-18-2018, 11:45 AM   #185
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Anyone else having a problem with WiFi and standby? If the device goes on standby while the wifi is on, and then wakes up, the wifi signal continues to blink in the status bar, and in the settings the switch for wifi keeps switching between on and off forever. This stops only when I shutdown and restart.

I am experimenting with the settings but for now I try to turn off wifi if I don't use it so that it doesn't standby accedintally while wifi is on.
I had the issue with the Boyue Likebook Plus. I factory reset the device and it worked fine for a bit and came back after a few days so I experimented a bit by changing settings, choosing what apps to install. In the end, I sideloaded all the apps and did not enter my Google credentials, and that seems to have worked for the last week or so. My guess is something in the Google Play store or Google services update is causing this.
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Old 05-18-2018, 08:42 PM   #186
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Anyone else having a problem with WiFi and standby?
Sorry I can't be of help, but like @colibris79 I only turn on wifi when I'm actively transferring books. The rest of the time I have wifi turned off. I also have my device set to go to standby after a few minutes of inactivity and to turn off after 2 hours of inactivity.
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Old 05-19-2018, 10:34 AM   #187
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>>bar shortcut
Can you please post a link? I do not seem to find that app....thanks!
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Old 05-19-2018, 01:16 PM   #188
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I had the issue with the Boyue Likebook Plus. I factory reset the device and it worked fine for a bit and came back after a few days so I experimented a bit by changing settings, choosing what apps to install. In the end, I sideloaded all the apps and did not enter my Google credentials, and that seems to have worked for the last week or so. My guess is something in the Google Play store or Google services update is causing this.
It happens only if the device goes to standby on its own, but not when I push the power myself. But for now I think I will try and turn WiFi on and off manually to save battery.

Battery with working with PDF files is really short for an ebook reader. I think it doesnt stay for more than 10 hours of PDF reading with me (then again I read PDFs on an external app, and I adjust the page a couple of times after turning, and sometimes I use light).
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Due to my fully dead usb port, I will ask the following (being reasonably certain of a negative answer): Can the Illumina be remotely charged? I have sent a full RMA request since my original query of four days ago to Icarus has gone unanswered. I do not want to send this back to Eurpoe for repair if at all possible but it should still be under warranty. Switching to the Likebook software has had nothing to do with the physical death of the port! Posted this in the Boyue T80 forum also.
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Due to my fully dead usb port, I will ask the following (being reasonably certain of a negative answer): Can the Illumina be remotely charged?
I doubt it. Since it should be under warranty hopefully the RMA process is successful. But in the future, if worse comes to worse, there are always DYI fixes, here is one example. Here is a 2nd example.

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Old 06-22-2018, 03:31 AM   #191
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I'm sure you've tried everything, but for the discussion: my Illumina XL HD does not connect well with every USB cable. The one that shipped with the device sometimes works, with a bit of fiddling (the charging works most often, USB not). Other cables never work and some cables always work. I assume this is the connector and not the cable itself. Strangely, my oldest cable, identifiable from Nokia, always works. For people with a problem like this, I suggest first trying a number of cables.
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Absolutely agree! In this case it stopped working with both of the cables I had been using since the unit's arrival. I tried a third just to make sure and then trimmed back one of the others to ensure complete penetration. None worked either with connecting to my desktop or trying to charge the unit. The port always had a somewhat troublesome fit no matter which cord I used. Now that the unit is RMA'ing its way back to Eindhoven, it will be interesting to see if they actually repair it or send a new one.
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