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Rooting Samsung Grand Duos without Windows

I need to root my Samsung GT-I9082 (also known as Grand Duos) with Android 4.2.2 but I have no Windows computer (I have a Linux one). Which are the preferred methods? It seems z4root does nothing ...
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Phone automatically reboots

My Lenovo A850 reboots almost every time I answer a call. Using adb I redirected the output to a file. Then I tried tracking the reason for the forced shut-down but I am not sure. The phone has a lot ...
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How do i access PC's internet on android phone

I'm using Android Jelly bean 4.2 (Micromax Canvas 2 Colours). I've a PC at home which has internet connection. I don't have any wireless router or any access point. I just want to use PC's internet ...
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external usb keyboard not fully working on android tablet

2 android talet and i connected an external keyboard via usb and the only key that is working ais the backspace ,other keys doesn`t work .What can i do to solve this problem ? Please Help;
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very slow and hang performance of Galaxy Grand [on hold]

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Grand for 8 months now, which was originally running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Recently I got a Firmware Update and upgraded my mobile to Android 4.2.2. After this update, ...
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Installing system apps on Android 4.4

I've installed apps on the system partition on Android 4.1 and it's as easy as moving an APK to the /system/app/ folder and restart the device. The PackageManager (I assume) will recognize a change in ...
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Read/Write usb device with interface keyboard and mouse [closed]

I have a project where I have to communicate between an android application and a usb device. This device has a hid descriptor with different interfaces (5). There are one interface type "keyboard" ...
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“ParseService” draining the battery on Samsung S3mini

My wife's Samsung S3mini from time to time has that a fully loaded battery is drained in about a day. If I look under Settings > More > Battery, there's an extra entry in the list for "Android ...
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How can i upgrade My Android 320 from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 and higher [duplicate]

Hello if there is someone there i want to upgrade my phone to a higher android operating system from a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 or even 4.0.4. the Phone name is: Android 320 please if anyone can help me here ...
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Built-in google search fails to find installed applications (for convenient launching)

I used to use the built-in android google search to launch applications - I just typed the app's name in the google search box on the home screen, and as I started typing app name, it showed the app ...
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android 4.2.2 bluetooth NOT pairing problem (galaxy s4 i9505)

i have an Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (i9505) with stock rom + root (4.2.2 ME2 build). i have issues from time to time with Bluetooth pairing. It stopped working a few months ago, then started working ...
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bad host number cant root

i have a android 4.2.2 tablet and i reset it when i had adfree on it and removed the root and than tried to sign it to my Google and it said [can't establish reliable connection to the server. this ...
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Trying to perform a system update crashes the Settings app

I've bought a Lenovo A7 3300 16GB tablet running Android 4.2.2. I tried to updated my tablet to the last version of Android by going into Settings > About phone > System update, but when I tap ...
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cannot install previous apps after factory reset

I did a factory reset and after that all the apps that were previously installed are not installing! It shows 'app not installed'. I have tried everything even up to root the phone but no prevail.I am ...
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Uninstalled com.android.phone by mistake. Any way to reinstall it?

I rooted my xperia c and somehow I deleted the com.android.phone app and now my phone doesn't detect the service providers and as a result its no more a phone,instead it has turned into a tablet.lol.. ...
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A lack of sim card in my android device crashing my apps? Why?

A weird problem I observed with my Micromax A116, android version 4.2.1. From the day I bought it, 8 months back, I have used both the sim slots. But the internal earphones were damaged & I ...
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Unchecking the “show notifications” for the Phone app

My carrier keeps sending the voicemail notification to my device. I can force-stop the phone app (makes the notifications go away), but EVERY SINGLE TIME the device reboots or do something ...
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Alarm ringtone plays after calling

This problem started 2-3 months ago. It doesn't matter who initiates call, after disconnect my phone plays the standard melody used to wake me up in the morning (Dreamland). I don't know how to turn ...
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Android 4.2 Quick switch between SMS/call/contacts

I just changed my phone to an Android 4.2. I was under 2.2 before. It takes me quite some time to get confortable with the newest interfaces. Out of it, I completely miss the possibility to quickly ...
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How to re-install updates to Google system apps?

I have Android 4.2.2 on my phone. A few weeks ago Google Play was acting weird and would not install updates to some of the apps. I tried lots of things but nothings worked. Eventually I uninstalled ...
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Bricked chinese android

Recently I edited build.prop of my Note 3 smn9006 clone with mtk6572 for enabling navigation bar, i.e qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 and restarted. Nothing happened. Then again I tried to enable navigation bar ...
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Screen Resolution (4DCAPE-43+Beaglebone Black+Android) [closed]

There is a black bar that appears on right hand side of the screen. Below is picture of the issues. The display is from 4D Systems Based on TI-Android-JB-4.2.2-DevKit-4.1.1 User Guide the black ...
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Is it possible to restore apps/data from 4.2.1 to 4.4.4?

I'm prepping to upgrade from PA 4.2.1 to CarbonROM 4.4.4 (VZW Galaxy Nexus). I'd prefer using TB to restore my selected apps + data I've had running on 4.2.1, but understand that this is a big jump ...
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Drivers for TrekStor Surftab Xiron 7.0 3G

I just bought a TrekStor Surftab Xiron 7.0, and I was trying to use it to test apps. It's the first time I do this, so maybe I'm just doing something wrong. I turned on the developer settings and the ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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Incoming SMS link to wrong contact

I have incoming SMSs from Bank/Providers/etc without phone number, the name only . The native sms application show these names ok, until I try to open sms sender contact's details. In this case it ...
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Want to know free ram available on new Galaxy S Duos 2 [duplicate]

I bought Galaxy S Duos2(GT-S7582) from an online store. When I first started my device it was having Free RAM around 170MB,although total(free & including already in use) is 717MB as advertised. I ...
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Missing “move to SD” on HTC Desire 310

So, I bought this phone some time ago, an HTC Desire 310, which should have 4GB of internal memory, of which 2GB actually available to the user. On the phone I also installed an 8GB SD card for ...
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Installing command line apps

I have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S4 Active running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. I have installed the Terminal Emulator and am wondering how to install apps to the command line. Is it possible for me to ...
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How to backup applications' data from second or subsequent user of a currently non-rooted device?

Primary question: given a non-rooted 4.2.2 device which has second user added and used for awhile, is there any way to backup or otherwise safe the application's data of that second (or third etc.) ...
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How to configure lock screen shortcuts

How can I customize / add shortcuts of the "lock widget" in the lock screen? I mean the camera and phone icons: I checked the settings, but I can't find any relevant option: I am using Android ...
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How to make a reminder on the lock screen

I would like to create a reminder on the lock screen so I can see it everytime I tried to use my mobile. How can I do that?
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Prestigio PSP5457DUO Android 4.2.2 does not connect to my academic network

In my university, I have a free internet WiFi access with eduroam system. However (double-checked the login and password already) I can not connect to the network with my phone :( All the security ...
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Jellybean 4.2 Auto-Download and Display file

I'm looking to mount a cheap 7" android on my wall to display current tasks, events and household requirements. Does android 4.2 have a built-in tool that can download a file from a server every 5 ...
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All SIP softphones disconnect around 10 seconds

I am trying to use Vocalocity on a unlocked S4 1337 running 4.2.2. I have set up 4 different softphones on it, but they always disconnect after 10 seconds. Leading me to believe that it isn't the ...
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Lost Phone Storage and external storage after editing vold.fstab file

I have a Micromax Canvas Juice A177 . As it has a very small internal memory , so I tried to swap the external sd with internal sd . WHAT I DID ? : I rooted my phone and then I installed ES FILE ...
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Android update fails

Android 4.2.2 update fails on my Alcatel One Touch Idol S . The hardware is hardly the issue since it worked smoothly on my wife's phone which is exactly the same model. Specifically, Android ...
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Is it possible to display incoming calls groupped by caller?

In "all calls" i have something like this: John Doe 14:32 Peter 14:30 John Doe 14:25 Peter 14:10 On another android device with same version i would have: John Doe (2) 14:32 Peter (2) ...
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Play Store 4.9.13 insufficient storage error and icon issues

I've been having issues with the Play Store's recent 4.9.13 update on my Blu Dash 4.5. Every time I try to install or update any app that is more than 1 MB, I keep getting an "insufficient storage" ...
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Cannot write files to sd card

A few days ago, my sd card became unusable. I tried to copy a few mp3's from my laptop (win 7) to my phone (Samsung S2 plus, running android 4.2.2) and the load bar didn't even move an inch. ...
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Can't play full audio files

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, not to be confused with a small surf board, and I've run into a new problem this morning. I usually load some smutty audio books (ok, Star Wars audio books) to ...
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External usb not support [closed]

I have Karbonn a18+ and its kernal does not support otg as well as seed charge.the is kernel version is 3.4.5 someone help me.I want otg support .
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Dual SIM: Disable telephony features on second SIM

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) with two SIMs. I'd like to use one of those SIMs for everything telephony related, the other SIM for everything data related. I managed to set the first ...
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HOW TO ACCESS THE PHONE VIA ADB ;BROKEN SCREEN [duplicate]

My karbonn s2 screen got cracked ,i need to transfer my contacts on pc.i tried using droid at screen (adb).since i can't go to usb debugging option because of damaged screen.While using droid@screen ...
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My Llama is stupid. It doesn't learn places

I just have installed Llama and it doesn't learn places. I'm going to Areas then I'm selecting Start recognizing area And I select how long. Once I do that below the Area (p.e Home) appears a text ...
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Typing emoji in SMS limits number of characters to 70

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2. While typing SMSs if I put an emoji character then it sets the maximum number of characters to 70. Why?
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What/How quick reboot works?

On my Android 4.2.2 (Micromax Canvas A74), From System settings >Accessibility, there is option for enabling "Quick Reboot" as follows: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) So How it ...
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OTG cable shaport [duplicate]

Is it possible to usage OTG cable in Samsung galaxy ace 3 ? I cant usage pen-derive in my Samsung galaxy ace 3 , I want to usage pen-derive in my phone, If any one can give my answer I will be ...
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Android programatically change the screen scale of device

I am using FJ809 device, which can be connected to HDMI desktops/tv's. There is a option where we can change screen scale to 100% i.e., Settings->Screen->Screen Scale. Is there a way we can do that ...
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Very specific Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 Wi-Fi problem

I've got a fairly odd problem and have not been able to find a solution for months... I have n Asus MeMO pad HD 7 (ME173X) running Android 4.2.2 which usually does just fine connecting to Wi-fi to ...