All Questions

0
votes
0answers
2 views

I updated to Google Play Services 6.5 and I want to revert back to actual official version

I found the latest 6.5 release for the Google Play Services here. I installed it hoping the smart lock position feature would work and sadly it does not. Since it was the only one for Lollipop I ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Configure Android black box

My apps on my phone keep bugging out on me, but I can never catch them in the act. Is there any way to keep a black box of my phone state (perhaps polled every 1 minute) for the past x minutes so that ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

cifs.ko wanted for MTK 6572 device

I want to access my external HD attached to Raspberry PI, so I've installed SMB server on it, and CifsManger on my MTK6572 device (rooted, busybox installed). I've tested the SMB server with my ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

OnePlus One Talkback Won't Turn Off

My OnePlus One seems to have its Talkback setting permanently set to ON. On some apps, whenever I tap on something, it highlights it with orange and speaks the text. I've noticed this in Bacon ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Android Devices only for Barcode and 3g functionality? [on hold]

can any one suggest the best Android devices available in the market / yet to be available for Barcode/QR code scanning functionality from android devices ?
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Nexus-5 pulse notification LED wont work after lollipop OTA update

I got OTA update for my nexus 5 and one thing I noticed is my pulse notification light won't work after the update..no matter its a call or a watsapp message. Then I tried installing light flow it ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

how to delete original message in Microsoft outlook app when replying/forwarding?

How do I edit/delete the original message in Microsoft outlook app when replying/forwarding? I can do this in the stock android email app but in the outlook app it seems to be read only... Thanks
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Device boot loop in sony logo and no flashmode access

I've got a xperia sp, unlocked bootloader device. I've installed CWM recovery. Recently I tried to install CM 11 and I changed the update binary file since I couldn't flash the rom due to set_metadata ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Smartbook Surfer 360 MN10U caught in a boot-loop

Since resetting my tablet, all I get when I power up is the boot up screen caught in a loop. I've taken it to two computer techs who have both said that there is no way of connecting it to another ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Is it possible to use Linux/unix's dd to make an image backup of an android phone with the phone off?

My current position: Nexus 5 Unlocked with TWRP Recovery I've been wanting to "rom hop" for a bit, but I'd like to have a good, solid foundation to return to in case of catastrophic failure. If ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

How can I specify similar apps to my app in Google Play? [on hold]

Google Play suggests similar apps to my app by the name of the app. But there are other apps that have the similar game play but not similar name at all. How can I specify them as similar apps to mine ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

gmail inbox contents disappeared mysteriously

This has happened to my wife twice on her LG Optimus G phone, once about a week ago, and again just today. She pulls up gmail on her phone, she taps on edit, and begins typing in an email address. ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Change device settings using adb

How I can change my device settings such as "Wifi Region" using adb?
0
votes
0answers
17 views

OTA 5.0 update received, phone has TWRP installed, how do i find and install the update after download?

I purchased a nexus 5 on swappa that is stock but has TWRP installed. The 5.0 OTA update is coming thru but when i download it and it restarts it takes me to the TWRP menu. I don't know where the file ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Why is a calendar entry made for each call?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Note. I am noticing that each time I make, receive or miss a call, an entry is made in My Calendar, with the details of the call, incoming or outgoing, phone number etc. Every ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Nexus 10 completely dead after lollipop update

So, tried to install the new update when it flashed on my tablet. Left it downloading, and then clicked to install. Its now a brick. It cant boot, it has no commands. I have tried factory reset, ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.1 with NFC programming?

So I want to buy a high-end tablet from Samsung. But I have a more general question, then the specs. So the Tabs does not have a NFC chip inside it. But I am planning to buy an external NFC reader, ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Lollipop's Trusted Face can be bypassed by camera

I have enabled Trusted face, also it comes with pattern lock if face is not recognized. But it has a flaw, anyone can unlock the phone with camera/phone call shortcut on lock screen. As shown in ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to connect mobile whatspp to PC [on hold]

i want to use mobile whatsapp in laptop without using whatsapp in maobile like VIBER DESKTOP can u please help me over here
0
votes
2answers
12 views

Unable to factory reset gt-s5830i

I'm in a big trouble let me explain. I have a GT-s5830i where I installed MIUI, I have also CWM Recovery 5.0.2.8. Now for many reasons I would like to factory reset my device to it's original ROM, ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 - “Insert SIM card” after installing CM 10.2

Please help me solve this. I was Googling for a solution for several hours, but found nothing. I flashed CM 10.2 from zip on SD card with ClockworkMod, and now the phone doesn't detect my SIM card. ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How to fix a nexus 5 constantly playing lock sound when usb plugged?

Since the lollipop update my nexus 5 is constantly playing the lock sound when the usb cable is plugged in like every 2 seconds. When I turn the screen back on I can see that it blinks as if the UI ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

unable to use wats app with mobile data

I recently purchased micromax unite2 A 106 and my problem is I am unable to use Whatsapp on mobile data, it only available when I am using Wifi. How to resolve this?
0
votes
2answers
22 views

I deleted/disabled my calendar on Galaxy S3

I used the CleanMaster app on my Galaxy S3 to disable apps I do not use. I then accidently deleted my calendar. When I want to add an event, I get a noticification: 'You must at least have one ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

HDMI output flickering in Hummingbird allwinner A20

I'm using Hummingbird allwinner a20 development board, I'm playing 1080p video on this board and working fine with 7" LCD but when I connect HDMI cable to it video and audio not playing well in LED TV ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Battery is on high temperature

need help! I am getting an error message displayed on my screen "Battery is in high temperature, please remove battery" and it won't even turn on on anymore, and it won't also charge. does anybody in ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Nexus 5 has no settings to change runtime

i'm using Nexus 5. It was running on Kit Kat and I updated to Android L. I wanted to try and check out if it's running on Dalvik or ART. But the settings to change runtime in the Developer Option is ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How To Root a Switel Rock S4500D

I just got an Android phone, but the brand is not one of the famous or worldwide sold brands, it's a Switel Rock S4500D, and I want to root it. Can anyone help me how to do it? As far as I googled, ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How to manage forwarding email from smartphone?

I am not able to find the setting to manage the forwarding option in gmail application. Where I can manage it from the smartphone with android 4.4.4?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that i just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. since then whenever an app is updated from app store it opens automatically. if 15 app is updating all app will open one by one when ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

HTC Desire U 327 [duplicate]

I had HTC Desire U. I need upgrade it from 4.0.3 to at least 4.1 as of because IRCTC app need it. Will any custom ROM for it OR suggest any trick. Following is info of my device. HBOOT 1.30.0008 ...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

Android WebView is not opening in the xml file [on hold]

I have an activity which have two buttons and on click click of buttons url links are opened in another xml file in which i have set webview.But when I click on button it open the url in default ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Nexus 5 multitask button not working after upgrade to Lollipop

I just upgraded to Android Lollipop on my Nexus 5 using the OTA update. For some reason, I don't seem to be able to use the multitask button. It works very rarely, but I'm having to revert to pressing ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

My Nexus 5 (5.0, stock, rooted) won't boot, despite being on 70% charge when I last checked. What can I do?

When plugged in, it kept repeating the Google logo, shutting off, and repeating. I unplugged, and now it won't turn on at all, no matter what combination of power and volume buttons I try (even ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

I've exceeded my unlock attempts (10). Is there any way to unlock my phone?

Due to AT&T being a horrible company, I believe the customer "service" has led me through more than my allotted attempts at unlocking my phone. Because my phone was refurbished, the attempts may ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How to totally block internet access (data) on an Android?

I use Android 4.1.2 dual SIM, so I often switch SIM cards and restart the cell phone. My plan allows me internet connection, but it's pay by the day, so even if I mistakenly sent one byte, it would ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

How do I an an email address to calendar? [on hold]

How do I add an email address to my MB855? I have acalendar and there is no way to modify existing email accounts on the calendar.
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How can someone else read my Text Messages

someone I know reads my text messages by tapping our phones together as in the same style of sending pictures by bluetooth. How is this possible and how can I prevent it?
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Lollipop PIN unlock - possible to hide large button feedback on screen?

The PIN unlock screen in Android 5.0/Lollipop displays a very large animated circle under each number that you press (I'm using a Nexus 5). Is there any way to disable that? It seems like it would be ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Copy file from Assets to /data/data [migrated]

I've looked and tried a dozen of responses on the same question, and I'm having no luck. I an fairly new to Android development, but coming from a Java / C# background I'm pretty sure, what I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How to root Huawei Ascend Y550?

I've been trying to root my Huawei Ascend Y550 but I had no luck since many of the rooting programs say "Rooting failed". Is there a way to root this phone? It is running Android 4.4.4 and the ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Annotating a protected pdf on android (signing with s pen)

So I tried signing a pdf in ezpdf but it seems annotations are disabled in the pdf file (downloaded it). How can I sign auch a pdf file and save the result?
2
votes
2answers
25 views

Chrome and Chrome Beta suddenly won't fill up the entire screen on launch

So, I'm currently on the N5X rom with a cyanogenmod 4.4.4 base on my Samsung i9300, I restored Chrome Beta from one my backups in titanium Backup, after flashing the latest version of the ROM ...
-1
votes
1answer
20 views

Silently root an android kitkat phone [on hold]

As a student researcher, I would like to know if there is an in app code to root an android kitkat device without the user knowing it(discreetly). If there is any open source app code to root a phone, ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Device detected as “mint”

I'm using a xperia sp ( huashan ) device. Recently I read some tutorials and wanted to flash CM 11 M10 into the device. I rooted the device, then backed up the bootloader. Then unlocked it and ...
6
votes
1answer
494 views

Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop

I've updated my non-rooted, vanilla Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then my custom mp3 ringtone stopped working. Here are the symptoms: When selecting it via the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Error “package not correctly signed correctly. uninstall the previous app” on new Micromax A108

When updating the built-in apps like Opera Mini, I'm getting the above error. I even tried downloading some apps like WhatsApp but those give me an error that the Google Play app is not updated and ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Status 7 in StockRecovery (Empty device ID)

I am trying to flash Philz Recovery onto an old Samsung Galaxy Note via SD-card and stock recovery. When installing, the script exits with Status 7: This package is for ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Unified Inbox in GMail on Lolipop [duplicate]

Since I updated to Android 5.0 the Mail app has been deprecated and only redirects to the GMail app. Is there any way to use a unified inbox for all my mail accounts? I have always tried to stay away ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Whatsapp application disappeared

One minute i was using whatsapp, next minute it was gone, by itself. I can see whatsapp shorcut on homescreen but when i tap on it says "the application is not installed". I checked the installed ...

15 30 50 per page