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.thumbdata files maxing out internal SD memory

I have an 8GB Nextbook7 running Android 4.0.4. Recently, I discovered that I have 2 files named .thumbdata3... eating up all my internal space of 5+GB. These files are found in the .thumbnail folder ...
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Where does Android ICS store the cursor graphic?

If you plug in a mouse to an Android device, a cursor shows up. I was wondering where that cursor graphic is stored? I'm a root user and want to know in case I wanted to modify it in the future.
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MID-android tablet with no Bluetooth

All I ask is for an answer. Can I put a Bluetooth dongle on this tablet and run Bluetooth devices such as a keyboard/cover. It's a MID-android 4.1 with a mini USB port and adapter cable to a full ...
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Mounting problem for second partition

I am unable to mount the second partition of my SDCard using the Link2SD app. My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Ace. I enabled superuser root access also for Link2SD, but still it does not work. My phone ...
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Connecting to PC's localhost without wifi via USB

I have a local server (XAMPP) on my PC. I'd like to test a local mobile site on that server. I do not have tethering as an option. At home, I can just use my local IP address and all works fine, but ...
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Why is my lock screen scrambled sometimes?

Occasionally my phone (specs below) will awake to the dots on the lock screen being all the way up in the corner. I can't unlock it because the other 6 dots are cut off and turning the phone or ...
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the games on my sony ericsson live (ics) keeps on crashing

two days ago my phone was alright ,but now when i open any game it loads and crashes .im not able to play any game.would be appreciated if solution was for root users without clearing game data or ...
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Smart e Machine tablet stuck on “Boot into recovery…” screen

So I finally got my first android tablet, some cheap brand "Smart e Machine". It has android 4.0 on it. They just barely have a website and no type of support pages or anything, and apparently the ...
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Apps do not exist on moving them to SD card on Tab-1030

I have a Tab-1030 Android tablet (Tab-1030) with Android 4.0.4 Whatever apps I move into the SD Card get deleted. The first occurrence happened when for some reason my tablet couldn't connect to the ...
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Android 4.0 firmware installation problem

How can i remove aN Android firmware update file from a S.D card. I have reformatted card, but firmware is not removed and reinstalls every time it is inserted.
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Hidden Root Browser on MIUI?

I have just installed MIUI on my phone and when I was about to select a picture to attach to a message, I was prompted with the following: The thing is, I don't have Root Browser installed. I also ...
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What is the system APK that handles the calls in ICS?

I'm trying to figure out what system apk handles the calls in Android ICS? I've found that Messaging is the one for SMS, but what is for phone calls? The reason I'm asking is because I'm adding them ...
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SD card is damaged

I have a 2gb sd card and from yesterday whenever I was putting my Android 4.0.4 phone on standby it was showing a notification that Sd card is removed unexpectedly and after a few seconds sd card ...
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avoid Bluetooth DUN authorisation with paired devices

I have two Android phones - one has 4.0.1 ICS and other has 4.1 jelly bean. I have enabled Bluetooth tethering on ICS . I have also paired both the devices via Bluetooth. Now what I want is that when ...
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Can't save contacts in Sony Xperia

I have a Sony Xperia with Android OS 4.0.4. Until recently it worked fine but now my SIM contacts are all gone. I can't save in sim either. While saving in contacts I used to get option whether to ...
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Which directory in phone memory is writable

I have a non-rooted ICS on Sony Xperia Pro (mk16i). I want to copy some files (not applications!) from SD card to phone memory, for them to be available even when the card is not (namely, ringtones ...
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purchasing an unlock phone from overseas give me 3g or will i only get edge [duplicate]

So on an overseas unlock phone WCDMA will allow the phone to work on 3G Data speeds, My friend brought a unlocked overseas phone and it only worked on edge speeds and 4g wouldn't come up on a 4 g ...
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How to update Galaxy Nexus from 4.0.2 to 4.2? [duplicate]

I had a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2.1 and it broke. My insurance replaced it, so I have a new Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0.2. The new phone doesn't show that any system updates are available. ...
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Why can't I access Google and other sites when tethering my phone?

When I tether my phone, I can't access Google or Gmail (other sites, too [see below]!). cmd: ping http://www.google.com; Ping request could not find host... List of problem sites/applications: ...
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how does an android rom decide the amount of phone memory?

I used to mod symbian roms, and would like to know if it is possible in android to allocate extra internal storage memory, by removing unneeded apps, as packed by OEMs. [NOOB ALERT] if I manage to ...
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Installing GApps on an old bargain tablet (Impression i10a)

I recently was given a free tablet that is turning out to be more trouble than it is worth. I've been trying for weeks to get some form of GApps installed. I've read through the only resource I've ...
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Emergency call only after encryption

I encrypted my Galaxy Tab 3, since I did it I haven't been able to access the phone. It shows emergency call icon on the screen but nothing else fuctions. I can receive calls but can't make calls. I ...
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LG G2 Not showing up in adb command even if i check USB debugging

Can someone help me. I still cant find my device in adb command in my LG G2 phone. I've been searching the net. Cant find the solution. Pls help I am using android 4.2
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Ice Cream Sandwich can't obtain IP address, what do I need to delete to reset wifi settings?

My phone is encountering that issue again where it won't connect to any wifi router. It would get stuck to "Obtaining an IP address..." and then later it will say it avoided the router for poor ...
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Recover a cached page from the stock browser from my Xperia U?

I have a Sony Xperia ST25i (Xperia U) running its OEM OS (4.0.4) and I want to recover a HTML page from the browser cache. How to do that? I have researched a few things like root access to /data ...
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Android libc in Htc Desire x throwing fatal signal SIGBUS and crashing

I have an HTC desire x(CID HTC_038) running a rooted stock Rom,my problem is that the phone crashes reboots randomly by throwing fatal signal 7 SIGBUS at various addresses. I have the following logcat ...
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Setting default storage location in 4.0.4?

My sister got a tablet for Christmas which runs 4.0.4. The internal storage is measly, but she has a big enough SD card. Going to Settings > Storage should give the option to set the 'Default storage ...
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Can't download apps from Google Play store via mobile network

I have a Sony Xperia sola in Egypt. I bought it with Gingerbread, then I upgraded to ICS 4.0.4. After the upgrade, I became unable to download any apps from Google Play using my mobile network, and ...
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How do I have the contacts name only once a text comes?

on my samsung android 4.3 I turned off in messages settings preview, now when I receive a text I get "new text messages". When turned on I get the contacts name & some of the text written from the ...
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Sending linux commands over serial

I have a question about being able to send Linux commands over a serial connection to an Android device. I have heard of putty and tried to use it, but i am ultimately lost with it. Like if I was in ...
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Lost contact, dialer, setting in Samsung Galaxy Young

I have a Samsung Galaxy Young. I upgraded to 4.0.3; after that the Dialer and Contacts Icon at the Bottom disappeared. I can't even message a number! I can't add it from App Menu either, as it seems ...
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Getting Trace Keyboard back after Android 4.1.1 update on HTC Desire X

I have a HTC Desire X. It was running 4.0.4. Yesterday I updated OS to 4.1.1. This took away the Trace keyboard - is there a way to get Trace keyboard back after the 4.1.1. update. If not, can I ...
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How to enable drag status bar from lock screen?

I have an ICS phone, the problem is on the lock screen I can't pull the status bar down in any type of lock screen (slide, pattern, PIN, etc). My question is how do I enable status bar dragging on ...
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Galaxy Note 1 (N7000) shuts down when connected to internet

I started using my galaxy note on 13th April 2012. Since then I never used mobile data on it except for last one and a half month. But since I started using mobile data on it, I have observed the ...
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EDIT: FIXED - USB Connection Not Registering on Phone

Starting about two weeks ago, I've been having some issues with my Android phone ( HTC Vivid running 4.0.3) regarding the usb port For charging, once I plug it in it takes about 20 seconds before it ...
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“Low on space” message, but nothing appears full

GalaxyS (SGH-I897), running Android 4.0.4 Short problem description I keep getting "Low on Space: Phone storage space is getting low" error in my notifications bar, but neither the SD card nor the ...
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Recovering lost text messages after device crashes and reboots

I have been using Snapchat these days to chat with my friends so seems haven't been Real texting for long time. This morning I got a message from a VIP customer of his schedule to London next week. ...
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Errorr application code 919 [duplicate]

Approx three months ago I started getting error code 919 on installing any app. Tried moving to sd and that didn't work Any ideas? Cheers John
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HTC Desire C performing poorly

After using my HTC Desire C for a few days, it begins to show noticeable amounts of lag. For example, if I click on a menu, or open the dialer, or start to type message, it will take more than 6 ...
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Google Maps Not Showing up in my device

Whenever i open Maps in My Ainol Tab It's Always Blank and after search it is showing no route found with error symbol: I have tried reseting to factory Settings but unable to solve my issue My ...
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Android 4.0 tablet WiFi connection stopped working

I bought an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet about 4 months ago. It worked great until it suddenly stopped connecting to WiFi. I have tried connecting both at home and at work to the wireless ...
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Unable to install Google Play Services — 'Incompatible with other applications' error [duplicate]

I am using Android 4.0.4 Kernel v3.0.13. Build No is a large string containing 'AX5' the model number of the phone (its a MAXX AX5). I installed Google Keep using Google Play Store v4.4.21. After ...
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How can I create a state snapshot of my android device?

I had restored my Android device (Samsung Note2) to the factory settings. i have now added all my favorits apps and customized my settings. How can i create a "memoey image"/"state snapshot" to ...
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Need OS upgrade for my HiTech S200 [duplicate]

I just rooted my HiTech S200 model android phone with 1GHz, 256MB RAM phone. Please help me upgrade the OS on it to v4.0. The phone is currently running on Android OS v2.3.6, Gingerbread.
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Volume controls suddenly became disabled. What could happen?

Most of volume controls on my PRESTIGIO PMP5080CPRO android 4 tablet became disabled (all except alarm volume control). And there are no sound except alarms. What could happen? How can I enable them ...
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LG LU6200 Drivers for Windows 8.1

LG PC Suite on Windows 8 is not detecting my LG LU6200. What could be wrong? My Phone is on ICS.
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Where can i find a custom rom for my I.onik Tablet? [duplicate]

I own an I.onik tablet please help me find a custom rom for it here is the link for the specs of the tab http://www.i-onik.de/en/tp7-dualcore
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How to change the storage device mountpoints [duplicate]

I have a rooted Xperia J, ICS, and want to change the way devices are mounted as I currently cannot force apps to install to the external sd card. So in short what do i need to do in order to achive ...
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How do i prevent screen dimming for specific apps?

My phone has 4.0.4 (ICS). Now i use several apps for reading like browser, wikipedia, adobe reader, etc. Only adobe has a screen dimmer setting. Is there an app or setting that allows me to stop ...
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Message (SMS) contain text from other messages in Android

Has anyone experienced this issue where the content of an SMS is not complete and some other content (from different message) is added to that at the end. I have experienced this problem many times. ...