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Troubleshooting ¶ 

Diagnose any problems that you might have with our HTC Thunderbolt troubleshooting guide.

Identification and Background ¶ 

The HTC Thunderbolt was the first smartphone to run on Verizon Wireless's 4G LTE network. Running on the Android operating system, this device sports a 4.3 inch WVGA display on the front, in addition to a front facing camera and earpiece. On the rear of the device is an 8 megapixel camera with a dual LED flash.

The Thunderbolt can be recognized by its gray outer casing, large screen and Verizon logo on the upper portion of the device below the earpiece. The Thunderbolt can be easily identified by the silver integrated kickstand that says "Verizon", located on the back of the device.

Tech Specs ¶ 

Size and weight


4.75 inches (121 mm)


2.44 inches (62 mm)


0.56 inch (14 mm)


6.23 ounces (177 grams)


8GB with up to 32GB of expandable microSD storage

Cellular and wireless:

CDMA (800, 1900 MHz)

LTE (700 MHz Class 13)

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)

Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR


4.30-inch Capacitive, Multi-Touch display

480-by-800-pixel resolution at 217 ppi

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Power and Battery

1400 maH Battery

Up to 6.30 hours of talk time

Up to 330 hours of standby time


8.0 megapixel rear camera

2.0 megapixel front facing camera

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