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Battery life cut in half recently - DrReadUsbStatus issue?

My regular uptime on Samsung Galaxy S2 was around 6 days. For the last couple of weeks it is down to less than 3 days. The change was instant, but I was hoping it would come back - it did not. Running ...
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J2ME emulator that works for ICS?

Is there any J2ME emulator like JBed for ICS? I've found a ton of tutorials like this but as far as I know, all of them are exclusively for Gingerbread and below. P.S. I already tried J2ME Runner ...
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Is upgrading to Touchwiz 4.0 /ICS supposed to wipe your desktop?

Recently received ICS on my Galaxy Note. After it installed, my entire desktop was wiped, and basically restored to factory settings, including dopey things like the S Memo widgets and gigantic ...
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How to edit the home dock icons (shortcuts) on TouchWiz 4.0 ICS

I recently received the ICS update to my Galaxy Note and couldn't (or couldn't remember how to) change the shortcut icons at the bottom of each page. It seems they have removed one method for changing ...
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How can I get a random image on my lockscreen?

Could you recommend me a simple solution to set a random image for my lockscreen? I have the stock Samsung launcher, stock ICS rom and I don't want to install any custom launcher. I'm just looking ...
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Disabling the “Wi-Fi networks available” on Samsung Galaxy S II (Sprint Epic Touch 4G) on ICS

If I'm away from my saved Wi-fi networks, and have the Wi-Fi radio on, I'm always getting a "Wi-Fi networks available" notification. I can dismiss the notification, but then it comes back within a few ...
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Why can't the su binary simply be copied (techical response please)

I have rooted several Samsung devices and the underlying "goal" so to speak seems to be to get the su binary in /system/xbinand install Superuser.apk. My question is why does one have to jump through ...
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can't get the exact position in Map

Goal: Get exactly position in Maps (google map) from my Galaxy SII Problem: I don't get the exact position in Maps from where I'm standing.
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phone mounts as media device not usb storage

My Samsung Galaxy SII used to mount normally as a USB drive in Ubuntu until the 4.0.3 upgrade. Now the only two options are: connect as Media Device (MTP) connect as Camera (PTP) neither of the ...
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icecream sandwich upgrade Galaxy s II and e-mail

I upgraded the os on my Samsung Galaxy SII and had some challenges, however the tech team for Sprint where I go fixed them all except my e-mail. Here is what is going on. I now can receive mail but ...
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My Samsung Galaxy tab 2 (7.0) can't see 5ghz networks

My Samsung Galaxy tab 2 (7.0) can't see 5ghz networks. Am I missing anything?
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How to Screenshot Of the Screen on Samsung Galaxy S 2?

Since i have updated my phone by Android version 4.0.3 i am not able to take a screen shot of my phone, before i used to do it by pressing Home and Power button simultaneously. Now if i am pressing ...
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Exchange sync “Incorrect user name or password”

I am trying to connect a Samsung Galaxy S3 to an Exchange 2010 server for a client but it's causing me quite some grief. iPhones are connecting to this Exchange server without issue. I receive the ...
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Missing features in Galaxy S2 ICS upgrade

I just upgraded my Sgs2 to ics but found a few things missing. First one is facebook integration with Contacts app is broken. I used to be able to see everyone's info from their Facebook in my ...
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How to hide the top page navigation on tablet home screen?

I am a new user of Galaxy Tab and I noticed in comparison with some other home tab screen-shots in another forum, that my tab is the only who has the top page navigation squares shown. I have only ...
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Google Talk contact list shows fewer contacts than my PC IM client

I always see the same 6 people online from my phone. However, Empathy or the gtalk widget in gmail shows ~60 people online. Why aren't the same people shown online on my phone? Its a One V running ...
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Retry System Update Not Working

I just bought a new Galaxy SII 4G Touch and was updating it to ICS and I lost connectivity while downloading the update. Now when I go to About Phone > Update Android, there is a button saying "Retry ...
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Do ALL stock Verizon Droid RAZRs have the full Developer Optionc menu on System Settings?

I have it on my Droid RAZR bought at Verizon on the 1st day available: 11/11/2011. It was recently updated over the air to Ice Cream Sandwich. I never rooted or installed custom ROMs. I do have a ...
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Reasons for MMS to fail while sending?

I've been trying to send an MMS on a rooted ST17i with the MiniCMSandwich Lite rom but for some reason, I can't send any MMS (no matter how big). It will just say "SENDING" on the messaging app but ...
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Can I customize the list of text messages that I can send when I slide to 'Text' instead of 'Answer' for an incoming call?

I love the ICS feature that allows you to select 'Text' instead of 'Answer' or 'Ignore' for incoming calls, but I would love to be able to set what the options are for outgoing texts. Is this ...
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On it's own, my Verizon Droid Razr (recently with ICS), went into debug mode. How do I get it out of debug mode?

This evening I took my phone out of my pocket and the screen was on and it was in debug mode. I assume it is debug mode - there is a column of text right justified near the top of the screen that ...
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Swype flashing on and off

I just upgraded my Samsung Galaxy SII phone, unlocked from Gingerbread to stock ICS (ver 4.0.3), and I think it looks cool in many aspects. One thing I am getting annoyed with though is the Swype. I ...
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Do I need to “unroot” my Evo 3D to get the ICS update?

Android 4.0 just came out for my phone today (a Sprint-version HTC Evo 3D). I didn't get the update yet, but I guess Sprint is doing it in phases. Anyway, I'm wondering whether I need to unroot my ...
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How do I remove corporate administrator settings?

I have an HTC Desire C, just a couple of weeks old. I also have a new job and decided to add my work email account via Exchange activeSync, however once it became apparent that I was giving up rights ...
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Reduce message textbox size

I have ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S2 using the stock messaging app. When unlocking the phone after getting a new message, I'm taken straight to the message itself. This is good. However, it seems to go ...
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Connect JUST as charging

With ICS my phone now ALWAYS mounts my SD card as an external drive when I plug it into a computer. Sometimes I just want power, especially if I am trying to play a game that's on my SD card. Under ...
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Are there any alternate mirrors for downloading Android Source [closed]

Presently I am trying to download the android 4.0 source from https://android.googlesource.com/platform/manifest -b android-4.0.1_r1 The package and project paths are accessible here ...
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Mobile data limiter keeps enabling itself

I'm 'grandfathered' in on Verizon's old 'unlimited' data program so I'm trying to get the data limiter to be completely disabled (or removed if that's possible). Going to system->data usage->and ...
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Using External Bluetooth dongle in ICS 4.0.3 Tablet

I have a HCL Me U1 Tablet with Android ICS 4.0.3 OS. Specification It does not have internal bluetooth but has a Micro-USB and USB port. I would like to know if bluetooth devices can be accessed by ...
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Where can I find a list of the default emoticons on Ice Cream Sandwich?

My fiance has figured out how to make android emoticons with hearts as eyes, and a kissing emoticon, and I'd like to send the same emoticons back to her, but I can't figure out how. Is there a list of ...
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Samsung Tab P7500. How to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? is the update for Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Tab 10.1 WiFi + 3G available yet? From where ...
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Bufferbloat on Android [closed]

I am looking for practical solutions to address the problem of Bufferbloat on Android handsets. To narrow down the problem just a little bit, appropriate solutions would meet the following criteria: ...
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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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Jelly Bean OTA Update failing on Nexus S (“assert failed”)

I've got a Nexus S phone. It was never rooted or modified. It currently runs the most recent version of Ice Cream Sandwich (that was installed as an Over The Air update, without any issues). Couple ...
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Spelling correction language

I have installed Team EOS's version of ICS on my Motorola Xoom. I'm missing some languages in the spelling correction. Just to clarify, this is the setting I'm speaking of: Settings -> Language & ...
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“Application cannot be installed in the default install location” error while updating

I have a Galaxy note which was recently updated to ICS (about a month ago) Today I noticed that some of the applications, that are on auto update, keeping failing to update with this message: ...
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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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Battery Savers with the Android 4.0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device? How do I save on my battery on my new 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) device? All I have seen so far is a bad ...
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Is there a good way to find out why an Android phone hangs?

Are there any log files you can look into, or any good ways of finding out if an app is causing the phone to hang (if even possible)? My friend has an Xperia Arc and after a while with a custom ROM ...
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Is it possible to play sound in mono?

I'm in a workplace that only allows one headphone in. This makes some music pretty awful, only having one channel. I'd like to mix my audio into one channel, but this seems to be a bit more difficult ...
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Duplicate Corporate Sync Account “Null”

My organization just switched to the Droid Razr Maxx, one of the phones is having an issue with adding a corporate sync email account. Whenever we try to add the account it says that it can't add ...
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Youtube App Version 4.0.8E crashes on open

I am using an HTC One X on UK network Orange, unrooted. The latest update to the Youtube App ( version 4.0.8E) crashes on launch every time. If I uninstall updates to go back to the pre-installed ...
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Calendar app gone after flashing

I have installed an ICS leak from my carrier (rom created by Motorola signed by my carrier but not released) and the calendar app has gone, I reinstalled the ROM from 2 different download sites and ...
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I've deleted Google Play Store. How can I reinstall it?

I've been having an issue with my apps where an error "Package file is invalid" keeps appearing. I read a tutorial somewhere which told me to "uninstall updates" for the Google Play Store application. ...
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How to manually update apps

I have Android 4.0 and I'm trying to figure out how to manually update all of my apps when the update notification usually at the top of the screen is NOT there. Can someone help me out?
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ICS silence on lockscreen

On Gingerbread, there was a nice silence slider on the lockscreen: How do I get something like that in ICS?
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All communication apps show “Unfortunately, X has stopped.”?

My phone is having a weird problem, whenever I get communication from anywhere (e.g. e-mail and sms), I get greeted with "Unfortunately, X has stopped." with X representing the application that ...
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Can Android be installed on the new Win8-Intel Ultrabooks slated to come out late-12 early-13 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which .iso to download to install Android on my home PC? Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I am going to buy a new computer in the next 3-4 months and I am ...
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TLS required but not supported by server

I recently upgraded my phone to ICS and now when I try to access my email I get the error message: "TLS required but not supported by server" What can I do to fix this?
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I think my kid's Eee Pad has malware. How do I get rid of it?

As you might expect from a 11 year old, she keeps filling it with games and girly-pop songs. Today, I noticed a strange "pseudo-Market" icon on its home screen: When you click on it, you get the ...