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Old 02-23-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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I'm not seeing the pictures ???

When I go to a thread, for some reason most of the pictures won't show up.
Instead of the pictures, its a blue box with a question mark ?
It seems to happen to almost all the threads I try to view, even my own, whats going on with that ??
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:44 PM   #2
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Assuming you're not at work where some of the photo-sharing sites may be blocked, there's a Profile option in your control panel to not show images. Is that maybe set?
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:53 PM   #3
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Assuming you're not at work where some of the photo-sharing sites may be blocked, there's a Profile option in your control panel to not show images. Is that maybe set?
I am using my Droid X, as usual, and I can't find anything that is turned off a far as I can tell.
I've been using this phone on here for 2 years, and this just started happening.
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I checked a bunch of threads and on some I see the pics and others I don't.
On my own threads that I used to see the pics, now they are blue box with ? Mark.
Could photobucket blocked or down ?
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Looks like the option I was talking about just changes the image to a link (no blue question mark). Might be a setting in your Droid's browser (do you use Chrome)?
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:36 PM   #6
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Looks like the option I was talking about just changes the image to a link (no blue question mark). Might be a setting in your Droid's browser (do you use Chrome)?
I don't think I use chrome.As far as I know I have not changed anything.
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This is happening only when viewing from my Droid x .I can see them from any other device.
Two of my friends have the same phone and same thing,they cant see the pics either.

I cant see photobucket pictures but can see some from other places.
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Might be something with browser on your phone (if you're not using Tapatalk). I would try downloading chrome from the app store and see if you see the same problem.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:28 AM   #9
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Might be something with browser on your phone (if you're not using Tapatalk). I would try downloading chrome from the app store and see if you see the same problem.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
I tried downloading chrome and it says it is not compatible with my Droid X.

Do you think I cant see the pictures because I dont have Tapatalk?
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No, I think it's something with the browser on the Droid. Tapatalk is nice, but shouldn't be neccessary. I'm assuming it used to work at some point? Did your phone recieve an update recently? You say some threads show pics, but others don't? Examples would help...
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Old 02-25-2013, 08:50 AM   #11
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No, I think it's something with the browser on the Droid. Tapatalk is nice, but shouldn't be neccessary. I'm assuming it used to work at some point? Did your phone recieve an update recently? You say some threads show pics, but others don't? Examples would help...
Yeah,Ive been using this phone for 2 years now viewing the forums and no problems till the past couple weeks.
Seems like not viewing photobucket for sure.Im not sure what else,some pics I can see.

Its weird too,cause i can use the phone to take a picture,send it to photobucket,go to photobucket and copy the pic,then go to advrider and add it to the thread and everybody else can see it but all I see is a blue box with a question mark on it.Same with my 2 buddys with droids like mine,they cant see the pics either,I just verified it today.But if I go on a desktop computer or wifes Iphone 4s I can see the pics.
Its just something with these Verizon droidx phones and some pics all of the sudden.
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To me, it sounds like something on the phone is blocking Photobucket. There may be a browser setting to disable pics, but all pics would then be turned off, not just Photobucket. The pics you see are probably hosted on another site (i.e., Smugmug, etc...). Besides any updates that your carrier may have pushed, did you install any type of anti-virus, firewall, web-filter, or any other security app on your phone recently? (Probably a stretch, since you said other people w/ the same phone are seeing the problem.) Did you try a Droid forum (AndroidCentral.com might be a good place to start)? It could also be that Photobucket changed something on thier site that is preventing pics from showing on certain devices. Sawa this with some quick Google'ing:
http://slotfanatics.com/showthread.p...-phone&p=61839
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Old 03-02-2013, 03:02 PM   #13
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Ok, now everything is working a normal.
It must have been photobucket temporary issues.
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