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my notification bar won't drop down ics 4.0.4

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S Duo with the stock Rom. I have a problem where my notification bar won't drop down after certain things happen. Steps to cause the problem: Phone is on the charger. ...
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Firewall Application [duplicate]

Is there any application that can filter internet uses. I want an application that will only give permission to one Application to access Internet. e.g. at any given time only google chrome has the ...
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What does converting the DBs in Titanium Backup do?

In Titanium Backup, I was exploring the batch actions available and somewhere down the list, under "Manipulate Data" category, there is: Convert DB to Rollback Journal Mode (works on all ROMs) ...
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Mobile data is not working after missed call

I have this strange issue in Sony Xperia U. Currently I am using 6.1.1.B.1.100 bulid ICS 4.0.4. There is no option in mobile network to select 2g or 3g or 2g/3g. All I have is Use only 3g networks in ...
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Galaxy Ace 2x restarts again and again

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2x (GT-S7560M). I haven't rooted my phone. Two weeks ago, I was using Google Maps app and I turned on the GPS and WiFi to pinpoint my location. The next moment, my phone ...
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Text message with pictures: “Download” button does nothing

I have a Galaxy S2 running Android 4.0.4. When people send me text messages with a picture attached, I receive the message but it says something like this, with a "download" button: Message size: ...
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Can I change my ICS phone camera trigger?

I am using Sony Xperia LT18I. It's ICS 4.0.4 and I was wondering about changing the trigger of my phone's camera with the headset key press. If I connect my headset it should find and change it's ...
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Change Kindle Fire HD device Locale (default currency symbol)?

I want to change my device Locale because some of my apps use my default Locale to determine what currency symbol to use when formatting money values. In Android 2.x on my old device, I'd just go to ...
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Gmail won't sync, apps don't update: “Device doesn't have enough storage space”

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, Android 4.0.4. For the last few days I can't sync my gmail or update any apps. This, of course, is a barefaced lie. There is plenty space available: But still, I ...
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Craig CMP741e boot-looping

Craig CMP741e is stuck in boot loop on the Android logo. When I try to install or mount I get read only errors and I have tried almost everything to recover/reset the tablet. There are no key ...
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Android 4.2.2 on MK802 [duplicate]

I have a MINI PC for Android 4.0. I want to upgrade the software to Android 4.2.2. I just can't seem to find a good version of Android 4.2.2. I tried several versions. I am using LiveSuit. Anyone ...
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operation system afterFactory reset [duplicate]

If I do a factory reset what version of the software will be present when restored. I have updated my software a few times since original purchase.
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Dragging home button opens Google Search - How do I remove this? [duplicate]

Ever since I bought my tablet, this has been the default action whenever I drag the home button up (this is a soft button: on screen). I do not want this functionality because I frequently drag it by ...
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adb blind backup

I need to repair my Android phone (it is Jiayu G4 with Os 4.0.2) since display is not working. Yet touches are being handled. Could anyone with Android devtools installed at their PC instruct me which ...
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Weird internet connection problem

My friend just had an internet connection problem. Her handphone (Acer Liquid C1, Android OS maybe 4.0) have a problem in the connection. It could connect to Line application and chat normally, then ...
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whatsapp not deleting member from group

Im admin of a group and want to delete one member from the group. He was active member earlier in the group but now not having access to the group as the same is not appearing in his phone, whereas, ...
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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 ...