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Please help i am pretty sure i have been hacked? Please advise how to identify and remove [on hold]

I have been dealing with whatever is in my phone for years and have bought numerous phones and even changed phone carriers 3 times to try and rid my phone of the issue, and also took it to the "Sprint ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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SM-G530H logs into recovery mode after I restart it and when I connect charger to it when it is off

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530H version 4.4.4. I flashed it with a russian ROM version 5.0.2... Everything is ok until now. After that I installed TWERP Revovery then I rooted it. ...
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How to disable MTP and PTP file sharing via USB on Android 5?

For privacy and security reasons I'd like to disable MTP and PTP on my phone. I recently plugged my phone into an inflight entertainment system to charge it, and was surprised to see that the status ...
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i am thinking of buying this tablet [on hold]

I have an Asus memopad hd 7 173x and want the bigger screen ,but don't want to pay in the 250-300 pound mark for it .This looks ok to me but I just want reassurance from someone who knows if this is ...
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Manage multiple accounts

How to manage my Google accounts. I have been using Android since G1 came out and I always wanted to change my email address that I have been using for about 10 years. Could it be possible to sync ...
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My Galaxy S4 with Lollipop sometimes does not accept my unlock pincode

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) with Android Lollipop (5.0.1), and rarely, my pincode just fails to accept when I'm unlocking it. I pick up my phone after not using it for a few hours, enter the ...
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Determine hardware-age of an anroid device

How can I get information that give indication of the age of hardware in an anroid device. I would look for lifetime information like how often has the battery been charged, how long has the screen ...
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Phone's inbuilt memory usage goes on increasing, What are the possible solutions?

I'm using Asus Zenfone 2 - 2 GB RAM & 16 GB in-built memory with lollipop 5.0. It was going good since last system update, but after doing last system update in-built memory usage went on ...
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Lollipop - Apps not autostarting

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I noticed that some apps are not starting on boot or on events that are fired by the OS. For example, when my phone was not rooted I tried to ...
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Using 'su' in a shell script

I have root installed on Lollipop 5.0 and I'm trying to root explorer to make a shell script that: backs up a file called c_1 deletes all files beginning with c_ renames a file called data to ...
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Setting Frontal-camera Tab Sambung S2

I have to record many video with the 2.1 Mp front-camera of my Samsung Tab S2 But I need to set manual parameter for the exposition ( not automatic). Maybe there is an appli. Thanks Agostino
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How to begin android developing? [closed]

I want to start android developing and I'm a starter do you think Lynda java essential and xml essential are enough for learning android developing? , If you know websites that have android projects ...
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Generic way to find the real reason why an app is incompatible

So I recently saw this app in a science magazine (which normally don’t advertise things). However, when I went on the play store, I got a message telling my device was incompatible with that version ...
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Phone doesn't switch on keep flashing again nd again [closed]

i accidently deleted all internal memorry including files/data. My recovery mode did not wrk. Please help me what i do. Plzz plzz.
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How to resolve boot loop problem on android PumpKinx 10.1" tablet

I've android PumpKinx 10.1 tablet with 5.1 Lollipop android os. I did take backup of its stock recovery image. Since there is no custom recovery image for this device I tried to flash it with twrp ...
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Is there a logical / physical / speed difference between UHS 3 micro sd card and Internal memory of high end phones? [closed]

Today's android phones usually have 2 choices one with extendable memory with low internal memory and other one with Non expandable high internal memory. Though there are numerous speed ...
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How to keep my screen light on during the call (Nexus 4, Android 5.1.1)

I have a Nexus 4 (Android 5.1.1). My proximity sensor does not work well. I don't have any cover. The distance it detects is always 0 cm. One solution I found is turn on "Power button ends call". ...
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Delete mistakenly synced contacts from Email autofill?

I need some help. I have a Samsung Note 5 running Android 5.1.1 and am using the OEM "Email" app (I hate the Gmail app). At some point I mistakenly added an old email address and allowed it to sync ...
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Apps are continuously getting crashed one after the other

My android phone (Motorola moto g) is behaving weird from few days. After successful boot of the phone, all the apps in the phone started crashing. I only see "unfortunately some-app is stopped ...
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sony z3 root problem

I'm trying to root my Sony Z3. I have the file both zipped and unzipped on my phone. I tried to go into > "install from device/memory sd card" but everything there is grayed out and I'm not able to ...
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Phoenix OS and gapps : strange behaviour on my nexus 10

I've just installed the latest version of Phonenix OS on my tablet Nexus 10. Since a little of space is left,I have installed the pico version,that I found here : ...
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Why apps move from SD card to phone memory after upgrade and how to avoid it?

After upgrade of any app - apps move back from SD Card to phone memory. After that, to save phone memory, I have to move upgraded app back to SD card. Is any possibility to avoid this because it is ...
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Android 5.0 neverending bluetooth pairing requests

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 5.0. When I turn Bluetooth on, ever 5 seconds I get a pairing request from a device named "PR BT BF0D" and it asks for a pin number. All bluetooth devices in ...
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OnePlus One infected with malware/virus. Webpages redirect to tradexchange.com

My OnePlus One seems to have been infected with the tradexchange virus. My PC suffered from it, but I managed to remove using a variety of malware removal tools. However, now, my phone is affected, ...
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Can I backup/restore custom ringtones and notification sounds?

How can I backup and restore custom contact ringtones and notification sounds settings on lollipop/marshmallow?
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Pinging Issue in Android Lollipop

I am working on Android Lollipop 5.0.2 Wi-Fi functionality. The Wi-Fi driver used is backported RTL8192DU realtek driver. The scanning,connection and the basic tests are fine. But recently, I got an ...
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Why am I running out of space?

My phone (a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2) says I currently have 441MB of free space on my phone. I am trying to download an app that is 27MB. My phone refuses to let me, because it says I ...
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No alarm or silent during certain times

I have used 2 applications, one for alarm and one for setting silent times (so I can not hear my phone during working hours and night time) but experience issues with them not sounding/working. For ...
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Doubts about Google Project Volta: Ways to measure energy consumption of android applications

I am studying ways of save energy in android smartphones, but in order to do this, I have to know how to measure energy consumption of android applications. An easy way to collect this kind of ...
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sim card not detected when updated latest version lollipop

Using Micromax Unite 2 A106, updated to latest version of lollipop, after finalization and restarting my phone is not able to detect any SIM/network. Also no display of selection of Mobile network is ...
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Nexus 5 (kitkat) does not boot into Bootloader mode - also cannot factory reset from ADM

I have an old Nexus 5 which I'm trying to use again because I dropped my current phone. This Nexus 5 was on 5.0 (the one with the swirling circles right?) and it boots up but I can't get into it. I ...
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Phone reboots whenever stylus menu is clicked

I'm having problems with my stylus. Whenever the stylus pops up and I press it, my phone will reboot itself. My phone is Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Android Lollipop 5.0.
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How to enable Face Unlock on Samsung Note 3

For some reason, the Note 3 doesn't have the Face Unlock feature listed under Smart Lock (see screenshots below). Click on image to enlarge Do I have to download the APKs seperately?
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How to avoid apps pausing when I switch to another app (Nexus 5; Android 5.0.1)

I want to use google navigate and my podcast app (Doggcatcher) at the same time. Until recently, I could start google navigate, then go to the home screen, start Doggcatcher, and begin playing a ...
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Notification when photos are being backed up?

Is there a way to see a notification when Google Photos backs up my photos? (throughout the whole process) I have a Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1
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How to delete contacts from read only accounts

I am using android, and the I have used my google contacts to sync to this, when trying to delete an account, it shows "You can not delete contacts from read only accounts, but you can hide them", ...
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Can I see just what is installed on the hard drive of my phone?

I have a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2, and I don't have a lot of space on the actual phone hard drive. A lot of things can be moved to the SD card, and I do that when I can, but sometimes I ...
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Enable Landscape rotation quick settings toggle on unrootable Moto G (maybe using ADB?)

Pretty much what the title says. Apparently the Moto G only has Auto-Rotate and Portrait rotation locking allowed, and I was wondering if there was a way to enable Landscape rotation. I know that ...
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Moto G2 lollipop upgrade issues

My Moto G 2gen has been issue when I was upgrade in lollipop 5.0.2 is make a problem sometime notification are not arrive sometime is unnecessary arrive (swipe down) and when I locked the phone ...
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Android space not usable

I have a Moto G 2013 (xt1032) and whenever I check the storage first it shows the free space before calculating everything (393 MB) and later on (after calculation) I see in the bar that the free ...
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Can't update samsung galaxy s4 to lollipop

So i recently bought a phone from an independent seller. When trying to update the phone from kitkat to lollipop i'm getting "Registering device" which is then followed by the error message ...
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Which software do I download in order to install on a lg-stylo to bypass the frp lock?

Which software do I download and use in order to to bypass the frp lock on a lg-stylo?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A Office Suite Compatibility

I bought a new branded Samsung Galaxy Tab A (WiFi Only) at last year. Microsoft Office suite comes pre-installed with this device. However, when I clicked a app (Word, Excel or Powerpoint), the app ...
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Gmail Error Code: 206 on Outlook

I got this error while I was trying adding a Google account into Outlook. What is the description of code 206 and how can I fix it? I'm using Lollipop 5.0.2 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Click image ...
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There are too many unsent multimedia messages (Year 2016 with Android 5+)

I have a problem sending MMS messages and the error message is "there are too many unsent multimedia messages". I know this has been debated before, but since we are now in year 2016 I would expect a ...
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Could not create folder. Try reconnecting or restarting your device

I am using a Xperia C4 with Mac OS X Yosemite. I have Android File Transfer Installed. It allows me to drag files over and transfer but it won't allow me to create folders or move folders across ...
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Problems with keyboard and language

I speak Dutch so my language on my phone is set in Dutch. The problem is that when it's in Dutch I can't type all the accents with "e" or "a" like é, â, ä... but I do need them in Dutch. When I change ...
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How to connect Samsung J7 via USB but disable charging?

I would like to know if is it possible to connect my smartphone to a pc via USB without charging it? It would be very useful to be able to disable charging (but still allow USB tethering, ADB ...
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Can anyone confirm updates to an application are what causes the notifications to turn back on?

I have turned off all notifications in Android 5.1.1 (although from my research, it doesn't appear to be limited to that OS- 4.3 and up at least). It appears every time I update the app, it resets the ...