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Why don't I have a “users” setting? How to enable?

I've been fighting with this for over a year now. I keep finding instructions that say to go to Settings and click Users. I read that this setting is available on ALL 4.2+ tablets, but not some ...
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Modifying Xperia Z3 Home button quick-launch?

I recently purchased an Xperia Z3 Model #: 6603: Prior to now, the quick-launch-from-home utility (swipe up from home) has only contained quick access to Google. I really liked this, however in an ...
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Lost access to Settings and recovery after flashing custom ROM

i lost access and i need to restore factory to possibly return to clear the issue I recently moved a rooted system on both Beanstalk custom and SlimSaber (both KitKat 4.4.2) to Omni ROM 4.4.3, but ...
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how do I turn OFF Smart lock.

I was trying to secure me phone. I had turned on pattern. Then thought for extra security I would turn on Smart Lock. Note the pattern lock is gone. I want to feel that I can leave my phone on the ...
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how to change the storage from phone memory to internal storage?

Everytime I try to install anything from google playstore it says insufficient internal storage but actually it has internal storage. How can I solve this problem
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Disable WhatsApp Notification while watching videos or Listening Music

Is it possible to disable WhatsApp Status bar notifications while watching YouTube videos on a Android device or while playing Music on Android device. I don't want to disable WhatsApp notifications ...
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Insufficient space - solution not working

Good morning - my name is Carl and I am a newbie. I've looked at the solution for this and it doesnt work. Some information from my device Phone model V3+ Android version 4.4.2 Build number ...
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Where is this specific setting I forgot the name? Using Sony Xperia Z3, Android 4.4.4

While getting used to my new phone, an assistant showed up, asking me to configure some time settings regarding night & charging, time settings when I plug in/out my charger cable, and alarms, ...
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How do I expand the ring time for incoming calls?

I purchased the Moto G 2nd Gen recently after having Samsung Galaxy S3. Very happy with it but can never get to the phone in time to answer it. I am constantly calling people back. This is just from ...
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After I did a factory reset, I no longer can change lock screen wallpaper

My Samsung Galaxy S3 StraightTalk phone had to be factory reset. I had no problem changing the wallpaper on my lock screen before I fid the reset. Afterwards, no matter what I try, it will not change. ...
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does my android have some type of ware, or virus, or something?

Accidently downloaded Android System ( not sure what kind of file this is but it saved in my applications and tells me it's a built in app ), to my LGL34C Android 4.4........ since then my phone has ...
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How to redirect sound to loudspeaker from arbitrary app

My Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with a front-speaker and a back-loudspeaker. From some applications, such as the Phone app, it is possible to press a software button during a call to redirect the sound ...
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Quiet mode on Galaxy s4

How can I use quite mode on my Samsung Galaxy S4 during the hours of 22.00 to 07.00. I belive it is a setting issue but I can't seem to find the settings for it.
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Disable automatic network operator switch

I have a dualSIM phone with Android 2.3.5. The problem is that it automatically changes the network operator instead of warning me that there is no service. I was selected the operator with "Search ...
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Movement (Gyro) Input Reversed?

I have started to use cardboard for movies and VR. My problem is that the movement sensors seem reversed Meaning when I turn my head right the view moves left. Same with up and down. Have tried many ...
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Restrict access to certain settings based on user type [migrated]

I'm currently developing an Android application that will be used both internally at my company and externally by clients. I'm looking to limit the available settings of the application so clients ...
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Volume control: is there a really silent setting?

I like to listen to the radio in the background with earbuds. So I turn the volume down all the way, but in the lowest setting the volume is still about two to three times as loud is I want it to be. ...
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How to remove radio from quick settings in Asus zenfone 4

When i bought my phone it had only 4 icons highlighted in green and some others which could be removed in and were highlighted in blue but suddenly the radio icon appeared and i am not able to remove ...
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How Do I Change Pixel Density on Samsung Centura?

I changed pixel density from:480-500 in the build.prop, then I formatted my 'Samsung sch-s738c' with Android 4.0.4. Can you help?
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Laggy touch movement on a high end device

I'm using an Xperia Z1 Compact, and I've flashed Cyanogenmod on it, however, when I flash any non-stock ROMs on this phone, the sampling rate for touch movements is reduced to perhaps 20FPS, if that ...
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View which apps have accessed location data recently

I've heard that Android 5.0 (Lollipop) provides a way that users can view which apps have recently accessed location data. I'd like to list all apps that have collected my location information ...
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How to disable captive portal detection? How to remove exclamation mark on Wi-Fi or signal icon in lollipop?

When connected to the Internet, the system checks if it's in a walled garden, which is simply trying to connect to google. If it fails, in Android 5, there'll be an exclamation mark on the wifi icon ...
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Is there are way to change Android's default screen orientation?

I have a general purpose Android computer that has no sensors. It requires an external monitor to view output via HDMI. It always displays in landscape unless the app running specifies portrait. ...
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how can i transfer downloaded music from the sd card to the internal storage

The music I download gets stored into my SD card. How do I get it to store into my phone's internal storage?
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Galaxy Avant - “Lock automatically” turns Keyguard back on

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Avant and I want to setup tasker like my old phone, specifically to turn off the Keyguard when I'm home. It works, until the "Settings > Lock screen > Lock automatically" ...
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List of intents and registered apps for those intents?

Is it possible to view a list of intents and which application is set to launch when such intent is issued by an application? It would be nice if the OS provided such a feature where you could also ...
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mobile working only with mobile data

HTC desire816 working on mobile data only.not working if I stop mobile data.I am using Tata Indicom cdma SIM in slot1.it is becoming not reachable to others
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Hidden Setting Menu on Moto E

Below is the image of the hidden setting menu. Link from where I found how to access the menu is here:- How can you can also access this Menu on your Motorola Moto E,Moto X and Moto G devices ...
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Android browser: how to revoke ssl permission on a single site after giving it?

I'm building a website under ssl certificate. It just works on desktops but android browser argues that the ssl authority is not trustworthy. So to see the staging site I told it to just consider it ...
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How to place an link of “application manager” on the home screen?

I'm going many times daily to Application manager in Settings. (Android 4.2.2:) Settings --> More --> Application manager Is it possible to put a link of "Application Manager" on the Home screen in ...
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Sim Card Manager Cannot Open

The sim card manger on my settings cannot be open then my sim , contacts , messages cant detect on my cp .. Even In connecting mobile data , it cant connect . its says "Insert Sim card" but my sim ...
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Cannot connect my device to PC after custom cyanogenmod ROM installed [duplicate]

I just installed a custom lolipop 5.02 using cyanogenmod CM 12 using ODIN to my galaxy s3 mini. and everything went will after that i tried to connect my s3 to my PC it installs the drivers and it ...
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What is the best way to copy a TV PC?

I had two EKB328 TV PCs and just bought another from Amazon. The price went down! I use one for a big screen TV, one for a thin client for windows, and the new one will also be used as a thin client. ...
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“Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” even after factory reset

I am trying to fix a friend's Yarvik GoTab Zetta 9.2" Tablet (TAB466120507803). Android version 4.0.3, Baseband version 1.1, Kernel version 3.0.8+ (inet_pmelive@InetSoftware), Build number ...
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i am not able to receive my calls at my galaxy Y after updating the android 2.3.6

i am not able to receive my calls at my galaxy Y after updating the android 2.3.6 although I can call in regular way. whenever a person calls me he get phone busy notification, while i got a missed ...
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NetworkSytemProvider has stopped unexpectedly . cant even make a phone call

I have a Htc one M8 for Sprint. about 15 minutes ago, it randomly started to show this error literally every 10 seconds. Not sure what this means but I know that it does not allow me to make phone ...
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Where to do I find my saved book files on my root device?

I have a book app that downloads book files from the Internet. It stops working and the developer wants me to root my phone and find those downloaded files for him so that he can debug. I've rooted ...
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I want to enable the hidden Arabic keyboard

I want to enable the hidden Arabic keyboard on my mobile .... my mobile phone had the Arabic keyboard then I played in the control panel and the setting of my mobile so I lost it and don't know how ...
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Why am I missing certain features from my phone?

today I recently bought the smartphone n8000 and I seem to be missing many features under the settings app. For starters, I can't change my lockscreen wallpaper at all(it does not give me the option ...
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How can I find my phone when it's on silent/vibrate mode?

Sometimes when I can't find my phone, I call it from my wife's phone or my landline. (There's also online service which provides a free call to your phone, it's a handy way to find a missing phone). ...
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Screen light is on as long as the charger is connected

My Samsung Android GT-S5660 running 2.3.4 has its screen light on permanently as long as the charger is connected, and I don't know how to make it go off. I admit fooling around with buttons, ...
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System forgets settings and doesn't allow to install applications after reboot

I have bought BLAUPUNKT ENDEAVOUR-1000 HD month ago, installed couple of games and apps, then moved them to the sd card, it was working perfect, then I turned it off and now wach time you re start, ...
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How do I restore my app (K-9 Mail) settings from an adb backup?

I just installed Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy Note. Before doing so I created a backup with adb: adb backup -all For some of my apps I want to restore settings. Most importantly that would be ...
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Can I virtualize existing Android device? [duplicate]

Is there any way to convert existing Android device into virtual machine? I'm going to do factory reset and pretty sure that some valuable passwords etc. will be lost after it. That's why it would be ...
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No “enable lock screen widgets” option - Galaxy Alpha

Are lock screen widgets unavalible for the galaxy alpha? I can't find it under security settings, there are no options about the lock screen there at all, or the actual lock screen settings. I've got ...
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Is kernel samepage merging safe?

In the performance section of android 4.4.4 Oneplus one i saw kernel samepage merging . i want to know is it safe ? as when i entered the performance section it gave warning that these setting are ...
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Configuring instant lock on power press with SQLite

I'm pretty new to Android world and I haven't found any answer to that question on SO... so I'm daring asking it here : basically I need to write a script to automatically configure an Android device ...
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Language & Input/Android Settings

When I was looking under the language & input setting on my ZTE Majesty Android I was curious about the 'pointer setting'. What exactly happens when you increase the speed for the pointer
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I may have screwed up my PIN using tasker/secure settings

Long story short, I was using Tasker and Secure Settings to set it up so that I wouldn't have to input my PIN when I was attached to my home WIFI. HOWEVER, when I was doing the settings, I entered my ...
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Lock screen with Nova launcher not showing new icons

I have an HTC One (M8) and downloaded Nova Launcher to customize my layout. I downloaded the Black Glass ADW Theme and it looks great. However, on my lock screen it is still showing the app icons from ...