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Will bigger Micro SD slow down mobile

I have Karbonn A5+ Android phone running (stuck at) Gingerbread. I want to buy a micro sd card for it and I want to get max speed out of it. My mobile has 1GHz single core processor. Will SanDisk ...
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Change maximum number of notification icons?

My phone shows only three app notification icons in the status bar at most, but there is space for six (most of the time). How can I increase/change the maximum number of notifications shown at once? ...
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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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How to force Backup Assistant to sync in airplane mode with WiFi on

I recently switched phones but am keeping my old phone for use on WiFi. I have put the phone in airplane mode to improve battery life and keep it from looking for the cell network (as this is futile, ...
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adb input keyevent 26 - Not waking device up

I am trying to wake a device up using the following adb command adb input keyevent 26 This correctly emulates the power button keypress if the screen is on, but will not turn the screen on if it was ...
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Malware has corrupted SD card

I have android phone with SD card. Malware has moved all files to other folder. Then I copied it to previous place. But now it doesn't show applications placed in menu. It shows it in settings. What ...
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Android browser not able to access router's settings page

I can access the router's settings page via 192.168.1.1 with my PC but not with my android device. What can be the reason? My device: Android gingerbread with stock browser. Also tried with other ...
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Shark for Root not working

I am pretty much new to the packet sniffing. I found some application for the same Shark for root. I have rooted my phone for the application and I tried logging the packets being transferred from my ...
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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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ZTE StarTrail : Android Update 2.2 to 2.3.3 or an other version

I'm new android user. I just buy un android phone: ZTE StarTrail. The current version is android 2.2 (Froyo). I would like update my system to 2.3.3 or an other version. i saw there is version each ...
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How to install custom firmware on HTC Desire A8181?

I have an HTC Desire A8181 with Android 2.3.3, browser version WebKit/533.1. I want to install new custom firmware on my phone. How can I do this? What tools do I need?
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HTC Rhyme keeps shutting down full cache on start

I have an HTC Rhyme, that has been working fine until I updated to the latest version of watsapp. After the update, my phone suddenly switches off like it ran out of battery. Furthermore upon ...
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Can you connect Android GingerBread 2.3.4 to an access point without DHCP present?

Is it possible to actually, legitimately, or even programmatically, configure the Android wifi manager to connect to an access point and use a static IP address, where no dhcp service exists? I'm ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 Unable to update OS

When I try to update from Gingerbread 2.3.6 through the normal software update system, the update fails upon "registering device" almost immediately. If I try to update using Kies, it tells me my ...
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Stuck on boot after flashing a custom ROM

I read some info about rooting and installing custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. I followed the tutorials and got stuck half way - now I believe I did something wrong. The phone is now ...
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Insufficient Storage Available During Update

Preface (TL;DR) I know the issue of insufficient space has been discussed in various contexts but I have not found anything that specifically addresses the circumstances and issues that I am facing, ...
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Audio from pc to Android over data cable

I have a rooted Android Device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a PC running windows 8 and Linux Ubuntu. I have a data cable of my Android device(Galaxy Ace). I want to output the audio(not just ...
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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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App crashes with modded Galaxy Y S5360

I just installed Hybrid v5.0 Jellybread on my Galaxy Y S5360. Since then the internet browser app, Tubemate and some other apps don't work any more. What can I do?
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Reinstalling Android 2.3 on my Qmobile A2 Lite

I want to reinstall my android software but I do not know how can I do this?please help me My mobile use to held I shall be highly thankful to you
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System (Xperia X10i) very Slow after updating with 2.3 android version

any one hlep me out with this issue Updated the O/S with 2.33 android version then system became dead slow ? Can any one please suggest me to improve my phone performance Thanks in advance, Kiran ...
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Cannot connect Micromax A57 Ninja 3 with desktop PC

Device: Micromax A57 Ninja 3 Desktop PC OS: Windows 7 I cannot connect my smartphone with my desktop PC using a USB data cable. It keeps on showing device driver software not installed properly. How ...
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Reinstalling Samsung Home on Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

I had removed Samsung Home and made another launcher as the default home screen. I now need to reinstall Samsung Home; and I have tried moving both the APK and the ODEX file for Samsung Home into the ...
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Cannot update OS for Samsung S GT-19000 using Kies

I am not able to update OS for Samsung S GT-19000 using Kies. How can I fix this?
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GT-19000 (2.3.4) froze during touch screen firmware update

Was trying to fix the menu & back button (which had stopped working and the back button flashed a lot and backed out randomly while browsing) so I used the *#*#2663#*#* command and first did the ...
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internet connecton problem in my android (sony xperia sola)

I am from Bangladesh. My android (sony xperia sola) shows my phone not provisioned for network or my network is not connected.But i connect my network as my service provider said.What can i do now.I ...
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Broadcast not working in whatsapp after upgrading to new version

I have recently changed the network operator to have a 3g network on my android phone. After enabling the data plan, I upgraded whatsapp and started messaging. But found that I can chat with single ...
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How can I install install android v2.3.7 os gingerbread for vodafone smart ii?

My Vodafone smart ii does not proceed after powered on. It sticks on the initial animation and does not go to home screen. what should I do? How can I find and reinstall its operating system?
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HTC G2 sudden data failure, repeated connection attempts

I've had a HTC G2 with t-mobile for about 3 years now with Android 2.3.4 (never rooted). Yesterday the phone suddenly lost the ability to connect data networks. The data connection icon appears for a ...
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Why the battery drain while plugged in doing nothing? (omap2_mcspi)

I usually leave my phone plugged in to the wall charger at night. This morning, to my surprise, the battery was not charged. According to the System Panel app, System Processes were taking almost ...
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Rooting downgraded Xperia Ray

I've previously downgraded my Xperia Ray from ICS to GB, as ICS really made it slow. It is now running GB 2.3.4. Now, I would like to remove the bloatware from my phone. To do this, I understand I ...
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Laptop Stolen. How to retrieve the stored MAC address of my laptop from the Network logs of my Android Phone?

Background: I lost my laptop recently and I reported to the police authorities and they said they could help track it if I could give them the MAC address. Unfortunately, I don't remember the MAC ...
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Not getting directory hierarchy pane pane in ES File Explorer

I am happy using this amazing ES File Explorer but now am not able to see the directory hierarchy in my app: I was able to see it earlier. When I quit the app and restart it flashes momentarily and ...
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How to recover deleted contacts

I lost all my contacts while syncing email.Is there a way to recover these contacts. I checked on Google contacts in Gmail but its not there as I never synced my contacts. Not rooted and Android ...
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Unable to use Samsung Galaxy Y because of constant “Application has stopped Unexpectedly” messages

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y running on Android and I am no longer able to use it. Every time I switch on the phone I get messages like: The application Samsung Home (process.sec.....) has stopped ...
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Disable notification sounds for email

Is it possible to disable the notification sound for emails while still keeping the notification light and status bar notification? I'm interested in this setting for a Motorola Photon (Gingerbread). ...
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How do I enable the character count when typing an sms?

I have a Sony Xperia U with Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread. I don't know exactly if the SMS composer is Android's or belongs to Sony's launcher, so I don't know if the question applies to all Gingerbread ...
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How to revert Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 to stock Gingerbread?

Here's the situation: I got this Samsung Galaxy Mini as a gift - my first smartphone - but with this obscured operating system called [DEV][WIP][ROM][UNOFFICIAL] Android 4.2.2 CM10.1 - Nightly ...
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Why has the photo gallery sorting changed after firmware update?

Now the photo sorting in each gallery begins with the first taken one. Before the firmware update, it had begun with the last taken one, so with the latest. Even the Gallery sorting is made by earlier ...
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Signed update.zip utility that backs up partitions to SD card?

I have a stock, unrooted Motorola Atrix 4G running Gingerbread 2.3.6. Due to an unexplained problem, I do not have significant access to the regular operation of the device, nor do I have USB access ...
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How do I escape a crash/reboot loop without losing data?

My Motorola Atrix 4G (MB860) is stuck in a crash/reboot loop. I believe it is running Android 2.3.6, but the phone doesn't stay on long enough to confirm. It seems this is a common problem (why is ...
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WiFi channel 1 issue with Android 2.3.6

I am writing as I cannot find a solution in answered question. I'm using and Android phone with 2.3.6 Gingerbread. WiFi works on channel 11 (office), but does not work on channel 1 (home). It ...
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Fast lock and unclock screen by lock button doesn't lock screen at all

I couldn't find any topic related to this. If there is one, please flag to delete. There is problem with lock button that it doesn't lock your screen even when you setted in settings to lock the ...
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Can't update or unroot Droid Bionic, or reinstall deleted apps

Details: Running Android 2.3.4 System Version 5.9.905.XT875 I rooted my Droid Bionic using SuperOneClick. Stupidly, I didn't backup my ROM at any point before beginning to tinker with it. The only ...
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Remap search key to power button on Android 2.3

I have a Nexus S, and Button Remapper that I see suggested is not working on 2.3 gingerbread for remapping the search/assist button as a power button (because Nexus S power button is known to be ...
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SE x10 will no longer boot

I am wondering if anyone can help me with my situation. I was using JAF 2.3.7 Rom for about 3 months with no issues. After installing Prey as well as Dropbox (only 2 new apps) the phone started to ...
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How can I type using my Bluetooth Keyboard when the screen is locked?

I have recently purchaced a bluetooth keyboard and have been using it with. My Galaxy Player 5.0 (running 2.3). I was wondering if there was a way that I can still type using my bluetooth keyboard ...
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My phone restarts after I connect it to the computer

I was wondering if anyone can tell me why my Samsung Galaxy Ace (gingerbread 2.3.6) restarts after I've connected it to my laptop using a USB cable. Is it the android system, the phone, etc??? ...
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LG Spectrum Jumping To Home Screen

I've got a problem with my LG Spectrum. I've had it about 3 or 4 weeks now. It keeps jumping to the home screen. In other words, whatever app I'm looking at or have open, it will just exit to the ...
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HTC Desire HD (Android v. 2.3 Gingerbread) - Internet Pass-through not working

I've got an HTC Desire HD and a Mac Pro running Windows 7. I've got the latest version of HTC Sync and when I connect the two together I can choose Internet Passthrough from the 'Connect to' menu on ...