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How to root lenovo A526 mobile

I tried to root lenovo A526 mobile using "Kingo" and "root genius". But they are unable to root this device.Thanks for helping hands.
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Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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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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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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Launcher crashes when unlocking my x touch tablet

When I unlock my tablet a "calendar has stopped working" message appears. After clicking "ok" I see another message "unfortunately launcher has stopped". How can I stop this happening?
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Is there a way to play music files from a specific time? (From 0:30 til the end of the track, for example.)

I have a Nexus 5 and I'm trying to find out if it is possible to play only certain sections of music files instead of the whole track. For example, if I want to skip the first 30 seconds, is there ...
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Is that only very few app really use mult cores power?

I google this question but there is almost no discussion. So only very few apps really use more than one core?
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App not detecting sdcard data

I have recently downloaded NFS Most Wanted on my Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082.... the problem is that when I copied the data folder I downloaded into Android>>> Data>>> and I installed the apk file and ...
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Testing Websites on Phone [closed]

I was wondering is there any way to test websites on my phone? I am a Web Programmer, and I usually code designs which are responsive. So I want to check if the design is compatible on mobile phone. I ...
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How do I set the default messaging app to use google voice? (4.2.2 Galaxy S4)

I keep seeing advice to set the default messaging app by going to Settings> Manage Applications> All Applications> And then clicking on the messaging app (I also tried google hangouts since that can ...
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What is a “native web app”?

I've come across the term "native web app" also known as "hybrid app". I know what "web apps" and "native apps" are, the difference being that the former are downloaded and run within a web browser ...
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WhatsApp - unable to complete initialization

I'm using sony ericsson and Android 2.3. Even though I'm connected to the internet, I keep getting this error from WhatsApp. Sorry, WhatsApp was unable to complete initialization. Please check ...
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Does disabling stock apps cause problems with phone on Android 6.0

So I disabled all the stock apps and other apps I don't use or need in my phone and I am just curious if that could cause issues with the phone where audio eventually breaks. I've been on support ...
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How to block all android application installation?

Is there a way to block (by a password/PIN code or what else) all kinds of software installation on an Android tablet/smart phone by third-application or codes? I want to customize a android OS for my ...
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Setting any e-mail accout in Android

Can we set Any e-mail address as the main or primary account in Android device like Yahoo! e-mail account? And with this Email Account, can we get all access to the Google play store?
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How can I trick or force an app to work on an unsupported device?

I recently purchased an iMito MX1 mini-pc. I was disappointed to find that Hulu Plus is not fully supported on my device. I am able to download the app just fine, but I get an in-app error message ...
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initialisation problem on whatsapp

My whatsapp has been on the initialing page for more than a week I've restarted my device I've reinstalled the app I've downloaded the app manually Still not working What should I do
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Apps Disappearing from Home Screen and App Manager

Does anyone of you knows why my apps disappeared on my home screen and my app manager? At first, I was just communicating with my friend via the messenger app then it suddenly crashed and my phone ...
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My android tablet is not working

My android tablet is displaying an error message 'Unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped'. The message occurs so quickly that I am unable to touch any application.
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Samsung G S3 Mini: UK Apps 'not available in your country'?: in UK, with new UK phone from UK provider!

Just got my new Samsung Galaxy s3 mini, from t-mobile UK. Trying to download UK apps (e.g. BBC News) from Google Play, but getting the "app not available in your country" messages.... Am in the UK, ...
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What do these symbols mean/what apps do they represent?

What do these symbols represent?
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Downloading Pokemon Go

My name is Joseph, and I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I own a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, and I'm trying to download Pokemon GO. All my friends have it, but I cannot find it on my device. I updated ...
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what is uses-permission “android.permission.INTERNET”? [duplicate]

I read something about uses-permission in android application , but I don't know what is "android.permission.INTERNET" , or why we need this.
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How do you get clean Android OS on Galaxy S7 or LG v10?

What is the path (or paths) to get a modern android phone with a clean OS? Preferably something similar to what a Nexus provides.
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Get a list of all applications I have ever installed on any phone [duplicate]

This is strongly related to Android market. I have once used an application which I now cannot find using the search function. Unless it was withdrawn, it must still exist and I want to find it. ...
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Is there any bank account details sharing android app available? [closed]

I have multiple bank accounts. I used to send my account details to my clients frequently using email, SMS and whatsapp. It's hard to copy the account details and sending them during my busy time. ...
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install MySQL or any other lite weight database?

I have a android mobile with version 4.1 Installed. for my practices I am thinking that it would be nice if I have a database in that. If it is MySQL I would love that. could somebody tell me how ...
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Is it possible for an application to deliver ads while requesting NO permission from the user?

I know that for an app to access the internet it does not need the "Full network access" permission. In the android system it says that an app can use the browser to access the internet. The ...
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why does smartphones start to lag after few years of their launch?

I have seen that every smartphone that used to be flagship device start facing lag after a span of time. why does the same RAM, same CPU becomes slower over the years. Taking example of Samsung device ...
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What is Gapps (Google Apps)?

I have some questions regarding Gapps: What is Gapps? Is it a custom ROM? Do I have to install it on my Android 4.4 device?
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Aptoide has update for Google Play Store?

Installed Aptoide and noticed that it had some updates of some of the independently installed apps and updated it. But I noticed it had an update for Google Play store, yet the Google Play Store ...
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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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number of downloads

How we can find that how many times a specific app has been downloaded? for example, in this page I cannot see any information about that.
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Android lost some apps - how do I dl Whatsapp again?

My HTC Evo 4G piece of trash all of a sudden deleted some of my contacts and apps - including the app market (google play?). How do I get Whatsapp back - which I paid for through paypal - if I can't ...
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How to open data folder from android

http://postfiles6.naver.net/20130808_261/fermat22_1375962717749SdDOq_PNG/info.png?type=w3 This is app info (setting->application manager->app) I want reading this app's data(261mb) but i can't ...
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iPhone-style “Stocks” app? [closed]

I was playing around with a friend's iPhone the other day. I'm a total anti-Apple, but I can recognize niceties when I see them. The Stocks app on the iPhone seemed much more concise and useful than ...
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Auto refreshing the signal

When we go to the area where signal is not reachable, we experience "Emergency calls only" or "No service". But after coming-out from that area we sometime found phone is not receiving signal and ...
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What is the difference between .dex and .apk file?

.dex and .apk file: What are they and how do they execute ?
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What is “Aging Test” App on Android Phone? [closed]

THere are list of software in my phone that I don't know what are they use, is they are safe to disable: Aging Test Basic Daydream Beauty Maker Caldav-Sync Carddav-Sync Gooe Mushroom FashionMakeup ...
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Synch a phone to Linux PC without Google

Is there a way to synch the SMS/Calendar/Contacts/what not (I am not talking about files, and pictures, etc.) to a Linux (Ubuntu) PC? The quirk is to bypass Google in the process.So I would envision ...
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Android OS with VR in future [closed]

I've heard a rumor that Facebook has been working on VR and have successfully launched one product, Oculus Rift. Have any VR projects been released or announced for Android?
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Why apps are launching slowly?

This issue happens on all of my devices no matter what operating system is on it. Apps launch slowly, however the resources monitor says that CPU and RAM are not busy that much. For instance, I ...
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Accidentally deleted keyboard by King root

I accidentally deleted my keyboard through king root how I install keyboard which is permanent and not removed by restoring
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How do I provide internet access only to a single Android app? [duplicate]

I am currently using Android Smartphone. I am currently having internet access for my Android Smartphone. I would like to provide internet access to only a single android application, for example: ...
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adb and platform-tools not working anymore on Mac Lion

Ok, I had that eclipse + SDK + all projects working fine on my Mac (Osx Lion). After updating the SDK recently, everything stopped working. It seems that some very smart guy there forgot to allow ...
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which browser can display all unicode charecters on Android os? [closed]

Iam looking for a browser, which can display all unicode charecters?
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How to remove unwanted system applications in Andriod on Samsung Tab 4 T231? [duplicate]

Several apps come preloaded on the tablet and I want to trash them. What's the way out?
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Force an app to full-screen mode

Is it possible to force an app into full-screen mode so all the soft-keys will disappear and the app will take up the entire screen areas?
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Crossy Road on Android (Fire Stick) Issue

My nephew plays Crossy Road on his Amazon Fire Stick Android device. He's earned almost every different character. He hasn't had to pay for any... he's earned them all by playing... a lot. Suddenly,...
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Image and Video Files not showing up in Gallery

I am using Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS Smart Phone, All the images and video files present in My Files(default file browser app for android) are not showing up in Gallery(default app), and Other Apps(...