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Why doesn't my screen turn off after 30 seconds?

Two days back I had to do a factory reset on my android (v2.3.6). After that, I noticed that my phone display won't turn off after 30 secs idle time, even though the settings has been done ...
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poor RF performance, and sluggish baseband. possible firmware issue?

I am having serious connectivity issues on the Verizon network with my phone and I think it has something to do with the phone's modem, or some software issue therewithin. The problem seems to be more ...
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does samsung galaxy ace support otg? [duplicate]

I currently own a Sony z1 and had not hqve any troubles with an otg storage device. But I coulndt make the same storage device this to work with my galaxy ace. ROOTED Version 2.3.6 I have so far ...
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HTC Desire cannot connect with HTC Sync

I recently received an HTC Desire as a gift with no SD card. It was updated to Froyo. I'd like to update it further to Gingerbread, however I cannot get any version of HTC Sync to recognize my phone. ...
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How to run android apps on pc? [duplicate]

Now i want to run android apps on my pc.I runned apps on pc by using bluestacks but i want to know any other way to run android apps on pc.Is there any alternative to this one.
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Android how to update Kitkat 4.4 from 2.3.5 [duplicate]

I have ZTE N 860 phone run android 2.3.5 and I want to install new android version 4.4 can someone help me to do that thanks.
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How to install apps directly to the external sd card on the samsung galaxy y?

Everytime while downloading apps from play store an error message occurs saying:"error while downloading insufficient space".what should i do to overcome this type of problem..can anyone help me out.I ...
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My new phone came with super user but I didn't root it

I've just got a new Samsung Galaxy Y from Unique Mobiles (http://www.uniquemobiles.com.au). The package was still intact when I picked it up and the "don't accept this if this sticker is broken" ...
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Why does charging leads to battery losing charge at times

I have a LG Optimus S Android on Gingerbread (The one on the cheaper side with least specs for an Android). I have found that when I use the USB charger connected to my computer, at times instead of ...
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Why I am unable to check balance on BSNL Mobile in Android Phone?

I have just ported my Tata Docomo number into BSNL Mobile and it is working good. But I am not able to check my balance and recharge top up coupons because USSD code that we run, like *123#, are not ...
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Android mixes various parts of multipart SMS message

A Samsung GT-S5300 device, with Android 2.3.x, stock ROM (Plus, Polish network), non-rooted. The issue is the fact that multipart SMS messages are often mixed with parts of previously messages. ...
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Unknown Host - Emulator network config question

I have an issue I need help with. I have the android emulator running using Eclipse Helios & ADTv20. I am able to get to internet using emulator. (google.com) However I cannot access any local ...
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Failed to start monitoring 0123456789ABCDEF

When I connect Android device to Eclipse for debugging, it will show Failed to start monitoring 0123456789ABCDEF, but not always. Sometimes it works perfectly. USB debugging is active, but still shows ...
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connect my google accont in a new device

I use my google account with a PC and with an ASUS tablet. Now I'm trying to connect a new smartphone (new for me... it was the old phone of my daughter...) First of all, I resetted the device to the ...
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How to root a LG-E405?

I wanted to do this because it's a small phone so moving to the sdcard is a good option to me so... anyone can help me? I am a linux (OpenSuse) user so if there a solution using the terminal or ...
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Recover data of app not on Play anymore?

Seems I deleted an app or a directory too much from my Android 2.3 phone. In particular I remember removing an app called App2SD or similar. Now, after booting the phone, I cannot see the apps anymore ...
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Does Galaxy Mini S5570 support ICS?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 running Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). I know that the official support for Galaxy Mini ends here. But I have come across tutorials for upgrading from Gingerbread to ...
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Disable automatic screen turn-off during call

I use Gingerbread. My Android phone has feature, that turns off display during call when I put the phone to my ear. However, the sensor is probably over-sensitive in my device, so it often turns off ...
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Difference between GINGERBREAD.DDLJ1 and GINGERBREAD.DDMA3 build number on Samsung Galaxy Y Duos?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y Duos phone. Today, my phone showed the notification for software update. So, I clicked on it and installed the updates. The update was more than 12 MB in size. Before ...
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USB Debugging for the Samsung Galaxy Y?

I have connected Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Android Development Tool (ADT Eclipse) It doesn't recognize my device. I'm using window XP (64 bit) operating system. I have also made the USB Debugging ...
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where can I find information about my phone by imei

where can I find information about my phone by imei? I want to buy a second hand phone, but I heard that many are declared stolen or lost and after you buy it, police will come and take it away. The ...
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'Could not validate certificate signature' error (Antennapod, Gingerbread)

I am using Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) and AntennaPod Version 0.9.9.5. When I am trying to access gpodder.net, either to login or search podcasts, I get the following error message: An error ...
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Setting username and password in proxy to access internet in android 2.3.6

I have Android 2.3.6. I am able to connect to wireless connection. To access internet in this network, I need to provide a proxy (IP address with port) with username and password. In the advanced ...
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Is there any way to Move applications in phone memory to SD Card?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy fit GTS5670 running on Android 2.3.6. After installing Whatsapp Messenger of 13.36 MB, it was installed to phone memory. I got a total of 180 MB internal storage, and just ...
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How to make an unrooted phone use or detect Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi

I have an unrooted Android 2.3.6 phone and i want it to connect to the Ad-HOC connection made on my ubuntu...how do i do this? i refered some already existing questions here but none seem to be the ...
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Galaxy Ace Problem booting in Recovery and Download Mode

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. I want to install CWM and then flash a custom rom. When I try to boot into recovery it says RamDump etc. When I boot in Download it starts normally and says ...
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Options not diplaying in service menu (Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Android 2.3.6)

I am struggling with very low in-call microphone volume (when I simply record sound it's fine). The common solution seems to require going to [5] AUDIO option in the service menu, but I can only see ...
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Motorola Droid 3 slows down after 2 years

I was using Motorola Droid 3 for about 2 years and when I just bought it, it was very fast and worked without any lags. Now it is very slow, although it is running MiniMoto firmware instead of stock ...
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Is there a way to make the Gingerbread notification behave like ICS?

The ICS notification allows users to "swipe" single notifications away. I was wondering if this can be done on a rooted Gingerbread phone?
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Low internal storage, message memory full and sluggishness problems on Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite

I currently fixed that error by uninstalling all internal memory programs and re-installing them (In other words, formatting their data cache). I also found that you can solve this problem by using ...
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samsung galaxy prevail download mode drivers

I have windows 8.1 and a galaxy prevail running 2.3.6. I can put the device into download mode, but windows says device not properly attached or something. I'm guessing I don't have the download mode ...
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how to backup files from an encrypted SD card for upgrade

recently bought a new SD card and I want to transfer the files from my current one to the new card. However, the files on the current card are encrypted and I have no way to copy them. I need some way ...
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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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Touch Screen not working

I am using Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510. The problem is that my touch screen is not working sometimes. It has been like this for several weeks. I use Pin lock feature to unlock the phone and EZanswer ...
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How to root Huawei Y210?

It runs Android 2.3.6 and has the 2.3.38.6-perf kernel version. I've already tried using SuperOneClick but it doesn't work. :( I'm rather contented with it ( oh wait, it has this puny internal ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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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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When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)?

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) SDK was released on December 6, 2010. (High-level user highlights) Of course, not all devices will get this update right away and others won't get it at all. Each ...
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Wrong pattern attempts

My phone got locked due to wrong attempts of pattern! I have tried many times giving the gmail id and password but that is also not helping! And unfortunately i couldn't locate the hard reset buttons ...
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show person's name in notification of messages on note 3

I got a Samsung note 3. I love the phone, but I hate the fact when I get a text it says "messages received". Before, a name of the person would come up on the scroll down. Is there a way to show the ...
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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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how to solve Network not found problem in Samsung Galaxy s2?

I have UK based Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100 and i was using since last 2 years without any problem in india but suddenly i found it says network problem so how to solve this ? model number - Gt-I9100 ...
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Is my phone destroying my sd card?

Recently, whenever I install an application on my phone, I get a notification: "blank SD card detected", then I will have to repair it using a computer. I tried using another SD card but the problem ...
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Screen goes blank during or after the call and does not come back

I have an Android 2.3.6 phone. The problem is the screen goes blank and unresponsive during or after the call. I can't make or receive any call once the screen goes blank. In Android 2.3.6, there is ...
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Getting crash while deleting mesage?

I am using LG P500 Optimus one, recently upgraded to Gingerbread. Sometimes when i read any messages and delete the same, Messaging service crashes with a Force Close error, how to rectify this ...
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HSDPA/3G not working and Power off when plugged to charger

I am not sure whether anyone has this issue before. My phone is: Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. From today morning onwards, 3G or HSDPA not working in my phone. When I plugged the phone to the charger ...
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My Internet data speed became slow after rooting, need help

I've rooted my device, and installed a custom ROM + kernel (after making a backup of the original ROM). My device specs: Kernel: Merruk Technology 2.0 OS: Android GB 2.3 Model: Samsung GT-S5360 As ...
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Offbrand Android Tablet - Google Mail/contacts/calendar issue

I bought a Pandigital Supernova 8" tablet with Gingerbread OS, for a really good price, and despite the fact it had a lot of oddball apps on it, I was able to root it, and get google play/gmail etc on ...
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How to re install rom on blank htc desire?

I have installed rom in the memory card of my htc desire bt unfortunately i have lost my memory card. Now my ph is not working; everytime it just shows "HTC" and then restart. Can anyone please ...
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Which Key Layout File for a Motorola Defy Mini (XT320)?

Okay, so I have a rooted Motorola Defy Mini XT320, but it's annoying that its screen wakes every time I press a button, in particular the volume controls while listening to music, as I like to do this ...