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my wifi turns on and off continuously

Well I am not able to understand why is this happening? When I connect to a particular router this continuous state of switching happens and there is no problem with other routers. What are the ...
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What is the content of data/misc/wifi/softap.conf?

I was going through a question about how to find a saved password in a rooted phone and while doing this I found a file in data/misc/wifi/softap.conf. What is the content of this file?
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I want to use an old phone for making calls only, does the OS version matter?

I have an old Galaxy S phone running Android 4.0 and only want to use the phone for calls. Does the OS version matter?
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accessing internal storage of android device without powering on device

i own a canvas micromax. while experimenting with the motherboard i accidentally screwed with the power button. my device is as such fine but the power button has stopped functioning due to which i ...
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White screen while charging when phone is off

I'm using my phone (Lenovo A660) since more than two years. Usually, I do not boot the phone to often (approximately once a month). However, I recently realized when I turned of the phone, that the ...
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What happens when a phone is rooted?

which files in the phone are changed when a phone is rooted. Is any app is installed during this? Can we manually change apps in phone to have root permissions?
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Unable to send messages ICS

Whenever I sent a message it is in Sending... status all the time. I've checked the SMSC settings and they are entered correctly. Restarted phone several time. Still the problem is there.. I ...
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Data Usage Warning in ICS

I found these related questions on the same issue: How do I disable the data usage warning and notification in ICS? How to turn of Google Samsung Nexus Galaxy 3g/mobile data usage warning? But, my ...
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Where can I get Google Apps (gapps) for Xperia Mini STi15 (“smultron”)?

I am want gapps for cyanogenmod9 goo.im is no longer accessible and everyone seem to still share the same link. Please share the updated link to me. Just so you know when I say not "accessible" what ...
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Set Russian language on Alcatel Pop S7 (Android 4.1.2)

I am not able to configure the device to Russian language, although assumed that all Android supports it. Question: What are the chances to enable Russian UI after I root the device? Worth trying or ...
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Removing “yo” from my autocorrect

I'm using Android 4.4.2 on my Galaxy S4 and using keyboard layout Icecream Sandwich. I want to program my phone that when I incorrectly type yo that it autocorrects "to". I don't recall when it ...
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Is it possible to repack an .apk to install it in an incompatible Android version? ('there is a problem parsing the package'/have 4.0.4-requires 4.1)

It's about an .apk (Inbox by Gmail) that requires Android 4.1 and up. Trying to install it in my phone which has Android 4.0.4 it shows that "there is a problem parsing the package". I have enabled ...
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Disable or prompt VoIP calling on Android Whatsapp

I recently updated my Whatsapp on Android. I noticed that it allows voice calls with the new version. There is a contact that resides in the same city as me that I would like to place a call to. ...
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4.0 ICS: Access safe mode without volume buttons

My dad has a GEM7008 tablet running 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has managed to acquire the Cheshire Police virus. Bear in mind that he's in his 60s and before getting this tablet, he'd never used a PC/...
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Media Partition formating error

I have a ONDA Vi30D, ICS 4.03. While wiping the media partition, i get this error, "mkfs.vfat failed on /dev/block/avnftl* (1)". Any help please.
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How to recover android

My android Tablet PC eklasse Spark 4.0.3 7" Black Model No:ES01120905934. Unfortunately using cleaner app some system file are deleted. Can any one give me a suggestion what can i do now. i can't ...
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Problem importing server certificate to CyanogenMod 9.1

I am having trouble importing a self signed server certificate to my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S running CyanogenMod 9.1. I have tried everything that came to mind. First, the usual method: ...
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How to completely disable SELinux in Android L in the init.rc file

I want to disable SELinux at boot time for Android L or 5. The reason is because my daemon is not begin executed on boot when it should due to SELinux problems. I have the following in my init.rc file:...
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Android Facebook Sync doesn't activate in System“Accounts/Sync” Setting

I re-added my Facebook app account to "Accounts and Sync" (in System Settings) but it won't activate sync. The button stays grey. Sync of overall phone is on. This is after a delete and reinstall of ...
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alcatel onetouch pop c3 initial setup screen

My pop c3 stucked at the screen that says "alcatel onetouch good move". I left it like that for one day, and it just stayed there. Last thing I did: I rooted my phone using framaroot. Then I renamed ...
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Half screen in android whatsapp camera while scanning QR code

I have still the saem problem, My internet is working perfactly.. I have idea 3g network, I have Xperia U running on Android 4.0.4. I cannot scan the barcode because of whatsapp camera is open in 1/4 ...
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how to get the address of video from android gallery

How can i get the address of video from gallery. for example: open gallery and pick video then get the video address : /sdcard/myvideo.mp4
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How Can I Format My Internal Storage?

I Have A UBISLATE 7C+ (EDGE). One Day, I Formatted Its Internal Storage With My PC. But I Saw None Of The Files Were Deleted From The Internal Storage. From That Day Onwards, Its Internal Storage's ...
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Installing CWM without android sdk

Any software that'll help installing CWM Is there any software that will allow me to install CWM other than android sdk. For some reason I am not able to install android sdk.
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What does this reoccuring allert mean “NEW MMS message to download: size is 1KB, expires on ___, _:__PM.”

I get this all the time from contacts who insist they never sent me anything. Any clue? I have a suspicion that somehow it is an error relating to others using imessage trying to contact me? or not?
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micromax A110 canvas 2

where to find unmount OTG storage option in file manager / settings of my phone . If I remove my pen drive, message appears as unexpectedly removed
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my phone stuck in Samsung logo

i am using Samsung galaxy pocket Android 4.0,but now struck on Samsung logo.i have done hard reset.but remains in same state.please help me out...
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How can i get apps on my phone from ONLY my other phone, and not my tablet?

I am going to get a replacement phone and i only want apps from my old phone to be downloaded to the new one, and not my tablets apps. i know there is "google play-my apps-all", but that includes my ...
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Xperia Sola- Whatsapp Web not being able to scan the Bar Code

I have successfully managed to chat on whatsapp web two times, but since yesterday it just won't read the bar code. I have tried it horizontally and vertically, placed it for minutes and also tried ...
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how to flash phone with two roms installed accidently

I had installed a rom without wiping data. Help me, how to flash it please. the phone is a lenovo p700 4.0 Thanks
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My Samsung Galaxy S3 is upgrading automatically and now can't work properly

So, I turned off my cellphone for awhile and turned it on again. And, suddenly, it was upgrading itself. The title is "Android is upgrading" and below there is "Optimising app 3 of 82". I waited for ...
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No Micro SD Card Inserted but phone detects it

I have an Android 4.0.4 Myphone A919 Duo. I go to Settings > Storage. Internal Storage: Total Space is 0.98 GB. Phone Storage: Total Space is 1.55 GB. Then on SD CARD, it says Mount SD Card which ...
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Unable to start chinese tablet even after installing recovery

When I try to boot my chinese tablet it halts on a small android icon and does not go ahead. It is not a boot loop. I just stays there. It booted successfully a couple of hours ago after two days and ...
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Chinese tablet does not boot

I have a Chinese Tablet that was working till last night. I did a factory reset and now it is stuck in small Android logo. I have tried all key combinations to enter into recovery with no success. ...
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How to delete a Play store accpunt through system [duplicate]

I have sold my old android mobile to a person and made sure that the mobile was completely formatted. But, when I try to view the list of devices in Play Store it is listing both my new and old ...
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Is there an easy way to update my HTC Evo 4g to ICS?

I just got a Sprint HTC Evo 4G, and discovered it is running Android v2.3.5 (Gingerbread). I manually checked for updates, which downloaded the latest security patch for 2.3.5 Gingerbread, but did ...
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Reset password on Galaxy Player [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and I haven't used it in ages. With that being said, I forgot my password. When I tried to unlock it, it told me to put in my email, but I forgot my password to that ...
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How can I make the SD card work again after deleting necessary folders?

I was cleaning junk in SD card and I accidentally deleted some folders. And my tab is not showing system memory in settings or my ex SD card memory in settings. And I can not download anything on ...
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packages.xml is restored after reboot

This is my first question here. I hope developers will help me out. I have XOLO A500 device on which Google Play services is not being installed because of "Using the same shared id" problem. To ...
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ICS device name not recognised under adb

I have a device to which I recently flashed CM 9 which I use for testing backward compatibility in apps. However, adb doesn't seem to recognise it. adb devices outputs the following when it is ...
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PC from/to Android voice communication without Internet

I want to call my PC using my Android phone (and vice versa) without internet. PC to Android or Android to PC, not just Android to Android. I think it is possible, but not sure if there is a program ...
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Eclipse is not able to detect smartphone

Debian 7.6, Eclipse 3.8. When i program with API8 for my HTC Froyo I have no problem: running the debug session i see the device in the device list and I'm able to debug my app. Since I started with a ...
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Rooting and uprading Galaxy SL GT-I9003 to ICS or Jelly Bean

There are lots of howtos online but most of them are old with rotten links (to the downloads). In addition to how to root and upgrade and where to download the files, I'd like to know the following: ...
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Contacts recognized in one app, but not the other?

Since the update from yesterday, it seems that the contacts from my Sim card aren't recognized any more in the Phone and SMS app. I double checked the sim card's content with the SIM Card Manager app ...
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How can I deny “android:keepScreenOn” to a misbehaving app?

There is a misbehaving app (com.funplus.familyfarm) that keeps the screen on even long after it is ever needed (the app re-synchs with server and reloads the interface after some idle period). ...
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How to force wpa_supplicant to connect to AP and skip scanning

I have been using wpa_supplicant to connect to an AP on an Android device running ICS. I have defined a few APs within the network block in the wpa_suplicant.conf file. The problem is every time the ...
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Revoke GPS permission for a system app on 4.0.4

I have a Sony Xperia Miro running Android 4.0.4 - Not Rooted, Stock Firmware. It contains Facebook as system app. Now, i don't want them to track me so i usually have GPS disabled. My question is now: ...
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Deleted mobile number keeps returning Galaxy S4

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4, running ICS. I keep my details including my own mobile number in my contacts. Whenever I go to look at it, there's another number included (I think it's one I had a ...
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Copying a file to a system directory

Is there a way to copy a file into a system directory without having root? I'm interested about any directory, but specifically about /system and /etc.
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Bootloop Sony Tablet S

I had a problem with my Sony Tablet S (Android 4.03) i tried to unnistalled some app and then alot of messages pop up one after another teeling that "x" application has fail, so i try to reboot, but ...