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merge sms conversations

I know that Hangouts can do this but I have a contact that has 14 different numbers and merged all of its conversation to one. The problem is when new message arrives from one of these numbers and I ...
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safaribooks files: where are they located?

According to enter link description here safaribooks files might be located in /Android/data/com.safaribooksonline/files/zips But in /Android/data I do not find any safari directories. Do you know ...
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How to block some URL`s in Android Louncher App without root?

There is a list of sites, but the user should not be able to go in the running, installed application (Launcher). How to implement this feature on phones without root rights ? For example, I ...
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Does Lg l9 II have guest mode?

does anyone know is there guest mode on lg l9 II and how can I activate it. I read it someware but I cant find it.
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Google translate wont picures or highlighted text at all, work on android, speech to text working, simple typed translation too

Google translate APP working fine with simple typing, speech translation too, but picture to text not working I can take picture or load from gallery but it wont read it it starts scanning for text ...
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App missing from home screen and app manager

On my Droid Razr Maxx running 4.1.2, a couple of apps (Netflix for one) have disappeared from my home screen, and app manager. The only way to run it is to go to Play Store, My Apps, Netflix, and tap ...
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Can I set up Lync account on built-in mail client?

Is it possible to setup Lync into built-in mail client application? How?
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Wifi setting problem

I have a problem on wifi setting.It is that Wifi icon had been on immediately when I turn on my wifi icon.I use Samsung advance model phone and android version is 4.1.2.
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VPN to an android TV box via a MikroTik routerboard

I have a threefold question: Is it possible to control an android TV box over the internet at a remote location? What program is suggest by the community. And if this is possible how does one set it ...
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Spike in Internet Download speed (according to app) when not accessing internet

I was connected to a public wifi, reading from my phone, but not doing anything in my application that clearly would have required internet access or activity. I noticed, via the notification from the ...
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Unable to make payment with credit cards in app after Lollipop 5.1.1 update

This is a long shot, but I don't know where else to ask. Ever since the most recent Lollipop upgrade (to 5.1.1), I'm unable to use credit cards to pay in any apps that I was previously able to do it ...
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what should i do i accidentally cleared the data of my built in google play store and now it says “unfortunately,the google play store has stopped”

I can't download any apps in my play store because it was stopped now.When i open it,it says "unfortunately,google play store has stopped".I'm worried.Should I install updates of the play store and ...
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Wallpaper full width

If wallpaper width is big enough (actually the aspect ratio matters) then scrolling screens won't cover the whole wallpaper. Is there a way or an app to set the wallpaper in such way that the ...
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Executable apk for resolution change

Hi all I'm new to rooting and things connected with it. I buyed a second-hand phone and I found that it's rooted so tried resolution changer. I changed my phone resolution from 960×540 to 480×320. The ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Google Play Services update

I accidentally un installed the Google Play Services update on my phone (Galaxy s3 mini) when trying to clear cache to enable me to re install an app I had literally just deleted, as my phone was ...
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Have two versions of minecraft installed

I got the 0.12.1b3 minecraft and have it as an apk and I also have the 0.11.1 versions as an apk is there a way to have both installed at the same time Reason: Block launcher only supports 0.11.1 but ...
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Not showing all contacts

I installed viber on my both OS Win and Linux and the same problem occured. I don't see all contacts that I have in my list as I see them on my Android phone. Does anyone has or had the same ...
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Is data for notifications and apps downloaded separately on Android?

I've spotted this very odd behavior with all Android devices I came across: a notification is shown for a messenger app with an excerpt or the full text of a message, but when I switch to the app, the ...
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How to Show an alert or ring Android phone connected to same wifi

I am not an android developer.In my office there are several peoples who are using wifi in their phone.Company has provided laptops so wifi password cannot be hidden.How i can identify users who are ...
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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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Manually upload to the new “Google Photos” via “Photos” Android App

I want to be able to upload certain pics from my gallery (I mainly use QuickPic) I have three Google accounts in my Android phone. "A" is the main one, "B" and "C" secondary ones, and "C" is the ...
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Prevent Glympse from stopping sending my location due to low battery

How can I configure Glympse so that it doesn't stop sending my location due to low battery? Screenshot - (Click to enlarge image)
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How do I transfer an app that isn't on the play store (with its data) to a new phone?

I just got a galaxy s5, and I have been using an s3 up until now. Neither of them are rooted, and I don't want to root them. I use astrid as my to do app, which works fine even though the company was ...
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Google Camerca Messing with Notification Settings

Whenever I take a video with Google camera on my OPO with CM12.1, it switches from normal notifications to priority and then turns on phone volume when I have it set on vibrate. Every time I take a ...
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Is there an app with auto-delete feature?

Is there an app which can set a timer on some particular file, after which, the file will get deleted automatically?
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not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kikat

Not able to close background open apps in 4.4.2 kitkat using device lenovo S850 previous it was working Normal ,but by pressing left key on handset more then 3 sec.it should show background open apps ...
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GPAY-how to eliminate this app

Have noticed over the past few days, random pop up ads on my phone. Upon closing the pop up, I get "Gpay has stopped working" and the app closes. I didn't install this, and have removed a recent app ...
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How much battery drain does having Bluetooth on - but unpaired - cause?

If I was to turn my Bluetooth on but not pair it to anything specific what percentage of battery will be drained by the end of the day?
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Samsung sidesync run from pc

my phone's lcd and touch is broke, and I'm trying to use samsung sidesync to access phone. Problem is that that I can't run sidesync app. I have tried to use ADB but I'm 100% sure that I have disabled ...
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I can't play my asphalt 7

It says that to run Asphalt 7, the "100% games application" needed to be installed on this device. Then I copy 100% Games Application but I can't install it, instead, it says: Parse Error: There was ...
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How to remove spywares from factory reset list?

I have a lenovo phone with Android in it. The phone is so infected by auto installed apps for the past few weeks that I've decided to do a factory reset. However, the factory reset happen to reinstall ...
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Unity app not running on Cyanogen OS 12

I installed the Treasure Hunt app on my phone with the help of the Google Cardboard SDK for Unity. The app shows the splash screen and stops immediately. The phone runs on Cyanogen OS 12. This app ...
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Installing apps and app data to the SD card

I would like to install most data for certain apps onto a 32GB SD card. I am planning to root my device with Android 5.0.1, a 16GB Nvidia Shield Tablet. Does anyone know of any good, safe and free ...
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Upon restarting, my apps disappear.

I have a rooted phone and to save space I linked (using link2sd) most of my apps to the external SD card. Since then, on restarting, my apps vanish, and like weeks later, they reappear (without data). ...
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Installing File Explorer on Droid 2

I have a Droid 2 (very old, model from 4-5 yrs ago). My phone is stuck on airplane mode and I am unable to turn airplane mode off. I found a way to fix it that looks very promising. ...
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Droid Maxx GPS is always on

When I first got the phone the gps icon in the notification bar would only come on when I opened an app that was using gps (like weather and gas buddy or maps).. I recently restored my phone to get ...
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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Why have my shortcuts and apps disappeared?

I have a Huawei u8687 and I have downloaded a couple of apps. Now the shortcuts are gone from the home screen and the apps are not in the apps list. When i went to the Google play store to reinstall ...
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Tablet restarts after entering a game

My tablet Tesla TTL7 has this problem where when I enter a game or app, it restarts on its own. No other threads have my problem, so I had to make a new one. Anyone had this before? Update: It now ...
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Looking for info on Galaxy S4 accelerometers

I have been playing with a vibrometer app from "Smart Tools" on my Samsung Galaxy S4 Model SCH-i545. It uses the accelerometers in the phone, not the microphone I would like to know how well this ...
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How can I highlight clipped web pages in Evernote?

So Evernote can clips pages now but how do I highlight sentences or words? I can't find it. I have Skitch installed and linked but when I open a clipped webpage I don't see any "highlight" buttons ...
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How do I change exchange servers on OWA?

I need to change the exchange server that Outlook Web App is pointing to. Does anyone know if this is possible or do I need to reinstall the app?
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How to check usb connection time duration using adb command?

Is there any way to check when and how long was my android device connected via usb? I cant find any adb command to check it.
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App nationality in Play Store while updating from different location

For some reasons I have to use VPN for downloading apps from play store. I want to know when I change the IP for example to US and my Play Store change to US. Does it give me different app in US ...
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Cannot install apps on google play

As the title reads, I cannot install apps. Plenty of space available, shows the downloading bar but does not show the downloaded/remaining bar and does not start downloading at all.
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Ingress compass not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3 and I downloaded Ingress, but the yellow arrow always points in one direction.
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how to connect gfive w1 mobile with pc through com port for pc suite

how to connect gfive w1 mobile through com port to connect to pc suite 1. mobile has two options mass storage and com port upon connecting with usb wire 2. if leave it automatically update from ...
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How to start WiFi automatically on VoIP app demand

Phone is connected to internet with default program from my operator, it is a slow GPRS, EDGE or 3G internet, whatever is available in the moment. I would like to make my phone try automatically ...
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Phone won't stop installing apps

I'm having trouble downloading apps, but I'm getting no error messages. I click on "install" and it goes to "installing", and it keeps installing for literally HOURS, but never downloads anything! ...
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Is there a way to start recording video immediately?

With the default camera app, i need to start the app, then switch to video mode, then click record button. The subject of the intended video may be gone by the time i do all this. Wouldn't it be great ...