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can't make or receive calls or send text messages

I have an LG tracphone,not long after using was unable to get or make any calls or any text messaging,after looking at apps it looks like some have been force stopped or disabled please help.
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Adding 'own-domain outlook.com account' to the new gmail app

With the new update I wanted to the gmail app I wanted to add my outlook account to it so I have everything in one place. But I have a problem when trying to add my outlook account to the new gmail ...
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Is it possible to call AT-commands in android? [duplicate]

I am newbie in android, I have a very simple question for android experts:- " Is it possible to call GSM AT-Commands in android just like we use in microcontroller programming through USART".
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Android app that lets you monitor how many minutes you've been using mobile data [closed]

Is there an Android app that lets you monitor how many minutes you've been using mobile data ? Most apps I've seen monitor how much data you've downloaded in a day not how long you have been using it. ...
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problem on my phone motorolla [duplicate]

I am living in India and my uncle gave me a brand new MOTxt912 verizon phone but I have inserted a non verizon sim and there is no signal and I got the following error message "This sim card is from ...
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Full ad blocking [closed]

I have installed and also properly configured AdBlock Plus. The problem is, that it doesn't remove all the ads. Sometimes I see ads at the bottom/top of the screen. Sometimes I see full screen ads and ...
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Is there any app that counts the times that other apps are started? [duplicate]

Like many launchers do, I want an app that makes a ranking of most popular apps, but not based on time used, but on times that I star them, ie by frequency. I don't want to change my launcher, but I ...
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How an app can detect my device's uniqueness?

If I install an app, uninstall it, finally install it again at a later time, how the app can detect if it was installed on this device earlier? What are the device unique id's that it can detect? ...
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Keeping Record of my android activities

Is it possible to keep track of every of my Android activities because I'll like to know what every of my friend did when the get access to my device.
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How can I make notifications vibrate longer?

What I would like to know is if there is any app for rooted or not devices that allows you to change the time your phone vibrates when a notification or a message on an app arrives. I have the Nexus 5 ...
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Simultaneously install app on mulitiple devices registered with single Google Play account

I have multiple device registered on my Google play account. When I install an app I can select on which device I want to install the application. Can I select more than one device to install the app? ...
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How frequently are Android apps in Google Play updated?

I wish to know how frequently apps in Google Play are updated on average? For instance, statistics such as average number of apps updated per day or number of days in-between 2 successive updates of ...
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Apps continue to use battery despite closing them

I have noticed that certain apps continue to show up in the Settings-->Battery menu (which shows the % of battery used by each app) long after closing them. Here are the list of things I have ...
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Limited home screen

I need to get a company tablet for operators to use at home to check some data while away from company. Since I don't trust them much, I would like to allow only a few apps to be ran on the android ...
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How to convert raw video file (.ign) to .mp4?

I want to get videos out of Aakash iTutor (education tablet with Android 4.1) to store them on my PC. I found out where the videos actually are in the educhip (memory card). The videos had their ...
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LGL34C Android hacked cant disable Bluetooth it's always hidden binder service running

http://app.handsetdetection.com/devices/examine showed this for my phone: Device HTTP Headers HTTP_ACCEPT text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,/;q=0.8 HTTP_USER_AGENT ...
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Downloading videos from dnatube.com

How can i download videos on my android mobile from dnatube.com ? After signing in when Ic click on dowload video button it shows "We are sorry, currently we are not allowed to give any permission for ...
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Can I delete factory apps

What all apps that come factory on a LG 70 are safe to delete, or force stop, or disable without affecting the phones performance.
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Android 2.3.2 - Google apps missing after unexpected shutdown

I am writing to solicit some assistance with an issue affecting my coworker. She has Android OS 2.3.2. She said her phone had a strong battery charge last night and she put the phone in her bag. ...
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Share to file app android

I have an app that can export files via "Share" android option. I can choose there Dropbox,Email etc.. I want to export file from program to file on sdcard. The app does not have built in option to ...
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Account, paid for Apps and new account

My children have nexus tablets. They have their own google accounts with email adresses. My ex-wife has changed the google passwords so i cannot set up a new android phone for the children. If i set ...
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Remotely uninstall an app via Play Store [duplicate]

Is it still possible to remotely uninstall an android application from a web browser via the Google Play Store? According to the linked question in the comments this was possible in 2012, but it ...
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Download full Whatsapp history

Is there any way to make backup of Whatsapp history with all emoticons and media? (no .txt file) I have non rooted Android 2.2.
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Is it possible to buy the FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) from the Amazon App Store without downloading it?

Sometimes the Amazon App Store has a FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) that I'm interested in getting, but I don't want to download it quite yet. I just want it in my list of bought apps. Is there a fast ...
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call recorder for Moto G - clear opponents voice

Moto G 4G android 4.4.4 I have tried many call recorders with different settings, and in all cases my voice is clear but not the one of the opponent, the person I talk to. Any app and settings that ...
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What are android folders myrecord/acrosspromote?

Moto G, android 4.4.4 What are the folder and its subfolder: myrecord/acrosspromote/? which app creates them? in the subfolder I have some weird files like cachedAcrossPromotespec.txt, in its text ...
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Maintaing a list of “must install” apps for new Android phones

Is there a option to maintain a list of must have apps which would always install on my phone when I loggin with that accounts email. For example when you factory reset a phone or by a new one, it is ...
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Choose a specific app to open a particular file

I created some e-learning using Articulate Storyline 2 which I want to view on my Samsung Galaxy. The files are physically in my Documents folder. The module is not on the internet - I'm still testing ...
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Cal by Any.do won't install

My phone is Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. I want to install cal from Google Play but whenever I click on install button the download begins after that the installation starts but it does not get installed ...
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Mail app and exchange server

I am using Moto G and accessing my office mail on native Mail app synced with MS Exchange Server. Whenever I am forwarding a mail, the app downloads the entire attachments and the mail is only sent ...
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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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Effect of Background Color on Battery Life in Android App

I am studying about the effect of different parameters of Android app on Power Consumption and tips for optimizing them . I came across this paper which states that ligh background color consumes ...
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Installing Gmail Material Design APK

I have the APK File to the pre-release of Gmail Material Design. I went to Google Play Store and uninstalled my current, up-to-date Gmail package. When I install the material design APK, it tells me ...
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How to force-close when error message keeps popping

I'm new to Android development. I wrote a funny app which endlessly pops messages saying "Unfortunately, YOUR_FREAKING_APP has stopped." on launch. To force-close it, I held down the Home button but ...
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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps but phone says I have 825 MB free [duplicate]

I keep trying to install apps (that aren't that big) and when I try to do so, it says 'insufficient memory' but when I go to my settings to look at how much space my apps are taking, it says I have ...
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How do I restore my storage space?

After download a big app,I it says that there is insufficient space; and it stopped downloading. After this i checked application manager and it said that I had low space despite the app not ...
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Factory reset problem in LG F160

I have installed an English ROM in LG Optimus F160 So, the question is if I soft reset my phone will the installed rom be uninstalled or remain installed?
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Schedule an android Device to Sleep or Hibernate and Wake Automatically

I want to Schedule an android Device to Sleep or Hibernate and Wake Automatically at a particular pre-defined Time. Is this possible. Can anyone help me by doing this coding
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I want to play my new game!

I recently downloaded an app off of an unknown site because it was too large to install off of Google Play. It downloaded as an apk and now I do not know how to access it.
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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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What is the rh_sdrm folder?

On my sd card, there is a folder named rh_sdrm. It has a few files and an empty .txt. it hasnt been modified in months. Whats this folders purpose and can I remove it?
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How to debug an Android app's network traffic?

I'm trying to listen in on the network traffic of a commercial app I've downloaded. Ideally, I'd like the traffic to use my development machine as a proxy, where I'll have Burp or Fiddler waiting to ...
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Wipe data on device completely

I have a nexus 7 1st gen, which has a cracked screen. I am planning to repair and got a quote from a local store. But, before handing over the device to them, I would like to clear my data on the ...
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Cannot find “FIFA 15” app on Application Manager to uninstall [duplicate]

So, I was installing FIFA 15 yesterday. The install process is almost done (90%), however it stopped and say that my phone doesn't have enough space. I checked my Application Manager and the usage ...
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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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Tinder app won't work without Google Play services

I was trying to use the latest version of Tinder 3.3.1 but each time I get the following message: Get Google Play services This app won't work without Google Play services, which are missing ...
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insufficient space

i have qmobile a700 whenever i download new thing an error occurred insufficient space and i have all the data to sd card but still i get the same error if anyone know how to fix this then plz help me ...
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How clean master measure device temperature

Clean master app latest version added the feature device cooler when CPU is overheating. I want to know that how this app measure the temperature of device if there is no hardware support (sensor) is ...
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Android 4.2.2 conversion into Kit Kat 4.4.2 [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082. How can I upgrade its current software version of Android 4.2.2 into Kit Kat 4.4.2. Regards, Qaisar Naeem.
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Enable screen auto-rotate for specific applications but not globally?

So I'd like to enable screen auto-rotation for YouTube and Chrome, but not for other anything else. How do I do this? I use a Galaxy S5.