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what is going on with my phone?

recently my phone has started installing invisible apps without my permission. I have three different security programs, and at random times they will pop up in the notification bar with " scanning ...
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Jelly bean upgrading Problems

My new Samsung Galaxy Advance S is running with android Gingerbread. I am thinking to upgrade it to Jelly Bean. I am very new to Android devices. I have following basic questions Are there any ...
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How to purchase an app on Google Play without a credit card?

I live in India and I don't have a credit card. I have tried using debit cards, internet banking and a virtual credit card from my bank (State Bank of India), but none of them work. How can I ...
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Google Books crashes on loading - workaround? (HTC Desire Z 2.3)

Google Books Android crashes on loading. Is there a workaround to stop this, while I wait for the developers to fix? The application Books (process com.google.android.apps.books) has stopped ...
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/data/sdext2 mount not found link2sd

I installed cm 7.2 stable (android 2.3.) frome here. Then i followed this guide to prepare my sd card for link2sd. Then i installed link2sd on my phone and created mount script for the ext2 partition. ...
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What is the name/version number of the stock browser that comes on Android 2.3?

I am doing research on mobile web design for an upcoming project and part of what I need to find is the marketshare of mobile browsers so we can determine which ones we will support. I have found ...
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1answer
320 views

Getting Black screen when i play youtube videos in youtube app

I've BSNL Penta Tablet with 2.3.7 installed in it. Whenever I tries to watch Video in YouTube Application. It does play the video with audio only. Only Black screen appear in the video tab but never ...
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open a list of bookmarks in one go?

How can I open a list of bookmarks into different windows of Android's 2.3.5 browser in one go? For example, how can I set up a bookmark list that opens 3 windows in one go with the pages: ...
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How to detect who is downloading apk files in background?

At some point in time my Android phone start downloading some .apk files in background. I assume this is doing some of the free apps what I've installed on my new phone from Google Play (I've ...
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1answer
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uninstall 0KB apps

I have a LG optimus black p970 (2.3.4). In Settings->applications, I see many apps that are o KB. I do not know how they got there. There are apps like 'Fire Work', several wall papers for ex , ' ...
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2answers
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The Mystery Of The Disappearing App Icons

If I try to rearrange the shortcuts to app icons on my homescreen, sometimes they disappear. It happens to all apps, bookmarks, and folders, too: even stock apps, like Play Store. I have an LG optimus ...
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1answer
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All apps installed on my SD card have suddenly disappeared

So this is very odd. Last night my phone rebooted itself. Nothing unusual there - it does it from time to time. However, this morning when I try to read the news I get "Application is not ...
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how to take a backup of my calender events in galaxy ace duos [duplicate]

is there any way to take a backup of my calender events in galaxy ace duos. am searching for the third party software but couldn't find one.
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3answers
224 views

software update available — how to find out the details?

My UK HTC Chacha phone running 2.3.5 since the last few months shows a notification since the last couple of days that there is a software update available. But the menu only says that it's a bit over ...
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1answer
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Shortcut to enable / disable VoIP/SIP on Gingerbread?

Gingerbread comes with a cool SIP / VoIP integration. However, this feature drains the battery quite a bit. So I'm looking for a shortcut to enable SIP. So far, I always have to go deep into Settings ...
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3answers
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How to convert pcm/wav to mp3?

I'm using a virtual recorder to record voices and it records in the .pcm file format. I found an app freemp3droid to convert it to .mp3 but there are some bugs in the app and it has not been updated ...
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0answers
178 views

Rooting EPad MX1014

I have a E-Pad MX1014 (chinese tabcrap) and I am trying to access the system apps so I can uninstall Angry Birds off it. The Angry Birds it runs is an extremely old version and for some reason it ...
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Broken screen while debug mode was disabled. How can I re-enable adb?

The screen of my phone is physically broken, so it doesn't display anything, but the touch aspect does seem to be working, as I can unlock my phone, and get haptic feedback. Before I go to get it ...
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1answer
334 views

Will Factory Reset remove root? [duplicate]

I got my Samsung Galaxy Y rooted a month ago. Will a Factory Reset harm the phone? Will it still have root?
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1answer
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How to downgrade Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 from 2.3.6 to 2.2.2?

I need help with downgrading my Samsung Galaxy Mini (S5570) from 2.3.6 to 2.2.2.
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0answers
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Phone going into Emergency calls only after USB tethering for 30 minutes

Since the time I started using USB tethering, my phone has been going into Emergency calls only after 30 minutes of little to no use. I find it a bother to always have to restart my hone to use calls ...
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1answer
153 views

Re-Installing google play [duplicate]

I got my google play and google play services deleted from my rooted phone.I had moved all the apps on internal apps to my partitioned sd card,which got corrupted.Tried installing google play apk and ...
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0answers
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I updated Sony Xperia Sola (MT27i) and it do not work properly

I have Sony Xperia Sola (MT27i). I updated it from android version 2.3 (gingerbread) to 4.0 (ice-cream-sandwich), and now my phone can not work normally; Its RAM is always full and it need very long ...
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3answers
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Access and modify files on the SD card of my mobile using WIFI tethering [closed]

I am looking for an application for my Android 2.3.5 Sony Xperia X10i. I want an app that will mount my phone on my hot spot as eg: http://192.36.02.08 , which will have both download and upload ...
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2answers
2k views

Phantom notifications of Galaxy Note driving me nuts

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note a few weeks ago and really like the phone. The problem is that I get notifications for non-events or phantom events day and night: the phone makes the notification ...
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1answer
114 views

changing the association of a contact

How do I change the account which stores a contact? Right now, a lot of my contacts are associated with "Backup Assistant". I no longer have Verizon so this is useless (and it throws a lot of ...
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1answer
143 views

Give fake permission details to apps on Xperia X10i

Because of the recent update to Google play stores permissions, I wish that as apps can access very personal information, I want to deny permissions to the apps, but as I have heard that this might ...
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0answers
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Touch Screen locks when on call (Android related or

I have a G-Tide E7 phone operating on Android 2.3.6. Recently, I've experienced a strange problem: Once I start a call (as a sender or receiver), the screen locks I'm unable to unlock during the call, ...
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0answers
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Samsung Illusion SCH I110 device crashing random

I'm having problems with my samsung illusion SCH-i110. For the third or fourth time this week, my phone has randomly crashed without an attempted reboot. It happens at random but it always seems to ...
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1answer
160 views
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2answers
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Proxy app which doesn't requie any root access in android 2.3.6

I recently installed proxydroid app in my android 2.3.6 This application requires root access. Every time to use it, I need to make root access to my device.Is there any proxy app which does not ...
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1answer
15k views

How do I clear learned words? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to clear the keyboard autocomplete suggestions I want to clear the learned words on my Android 2.3.4 phone. They are not found on the User Dictionary but I can see ...
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0answers
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How can I merge a contact between the phone only list and my Google account?

I managed to create a phone-only contact which was then linked to the contact's Facebook account. I've also got a Google contact for the same person which has additional contact information in it. ...
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2answers
295 views

Change desktop icon of an app (.apk file)

I have an app that I like very much, I use it everyday, but I dislike its desktop icon. How can I change the desktop icon of this app ? Should I do it directly by opening the .apk file (with which ...
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2answers
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Gingerbread with ext4: will it burn my flash?

2.3 Gingerbread will use ext4 instead of YAFFS. My question is: YAFFS is for flash based filesystem, but ext4 is not. Will it lead to premature death of the device due to wear leveling?
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How can I download an MP3 to my phone instead of opening it in a music player?

I'm trying to download podcast MP3s to my phone so I can listen to them in my car. Ideally, I'd like to be able to Chrome-to-Phone them from my computer at home, and then choose to download and play ...
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1answer
7k views

Export contacts/text messages in a readable format

I would like to export both my contacts and my text messages. But I would like be able to easily read the file formats that it exports to. I can export the contacts as a VCF yet when I view it there ...
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2answers
434 views

Sony Xperia Ray contacts lost after deleting the contents of /data/log

I have an Xperia Ray. It showed low internal memory. So, I freed up memory by removing the contents of /data/log/. Unfortunately, my contacts got deleted. To add to my misery, my laptop crashed. I ...
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2answers
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Application doesn't get installed : insufficient storage available

I have around 50MB of internal storage left and some 1.7 GB of external storage left in my phone. But when I try to download and install any application from google android store,I get a message ...
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1answer
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Troubleshooting my WiFi - can't get an IP-address

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Gio (Android 2.3). And I can't get a WiFi connection. My brother has the exact some phone and can get a connection. When I enable WiFi, it tries to connect to the router. ...
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1answer
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keep screen from dimming down when running certain app?

My 2.3.5 Android phone is set up to dim down the brightness after 30 seconds of inactivity, and shut off and lock the screen after another 30 seconds. After that, I need to unlock the screen to regain ...
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0answers
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GT-I9000 keeps rebooting after a rooting attempt

My phone (Samsung GT-I9000 android , version 2.3.6, kernel JVI) after doing the *2767#3855 factory format method couldn't detect my SIM card, I tried many times, with other SIM card of this operator ...
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1answer
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Print screen in Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos [duplicate]

How to Take Print Screen in Samsung Galaxy ace Duos? Can please some body help me.
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1answer
255 views

stock email: activesync/exchange: selecting which folders to sync

I have two devices getting email from the same exchange activesync server. same account. One is an old 2.3.3 nexus, another is a samsung tablet with 4.1 (or newer, not 100% sure now.. it may be 4.2) ...
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1answer
910 views

What is the status icon that looks like a house?

There is a strange icon that shows up in my status bar only when I'm at a certain restaurant. It looks like a cross between a house and wifi. I suspect it might be a free wifi hotspot or something ...
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1answer
55 views

How to upgrade to ice-cream sandwish [duplicate]

Can i upgrade my gingerbread android (v 2.3.6) to icecream sandwish android (v 4.0)
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2answers
500 views

Why does my phone keep on rebooting?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y Duos (GT-S6102). It keeps on rebooting without any operation and doesn't charge properly. I went to service center, they changed the charging pin then also the charging ...
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0answers
101 views

How to enable TTY on my Android 2.3.4 smartphone

I want to connect my Android phone to my car radio using the phone's earphone socket & the radio's AUX input. The idea is so I can listen to (1) music from my phone and (2) phone conversations ...
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3answers
410 views

How can I prevent the battery in my Nexus S from draining overnight?

I have a Google Nexus S and for the past 2-3 days whenever I go to sleep the battery drains completely overnight. I mean when I go to bed the charge on my phone is plus 90% but for the past 2 days ...
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0answers
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Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Boot Loop

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G running Android 2.3.6, and it is nearly three years old. For a while now, it's been having some major problems. The latest is boot loops - Randomly shutting ...