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Android 5.0.2 dialer settings

I have no idea about coding and in-depth android settings. I installed a cutom ROM called Aurora on on my Galaxy S4 I9500. It has the S6 Dialer and other S6 apps. There is a bug where the dialer's ...
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Where are settings for `svc power stayon true` stored?

I want to make a simple utility where I can read the current setting for the stayon portion of svc, and also change it. I got changing the setting down, but how do I find out the current value of it? ...
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Bettery Saver setting not sticking

In Android Settings, under Battery, there is a setting called Battery Saver. On multiple devices, changing that setting to On simply results in it changing back to Off within a few seconds. What is ...
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Settings while debugging for battery optimization

I just got my new LG G2 4.4.2 and since I will debug in it a lot, I want to know what settings should I use in order to harm less my battery. While in debug mode, I have 5 options: Charge phone ...
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Further train Samsung Galaxy S6 fingerprint reader

I know that with iOS there's a trick that allows you to keep on entering your fingerprint for training after the basic mandatory set. Is there such a thing for Android with a Samsung Galaxy S6?
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Change theme on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha G850A and while I've been able to adjust a lot of settings including the wallpaper for the home screen, lock screen, etc I haven't figured out how to get rid of the ugly ...
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App notifications block setting not set after phone restart

I updated my Sony Xperia Z1's Android to Lollipop (official update from Sony) a few days ago, and just noticed that the applications having their notifications blocked reset back when my phone is ...
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Ring tone for “Moto G” after upgrading to Lollipop

If i go into the ringtone setting, it is displayed in a different language and unable to set the ringtone. Any solutions?
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How can I edit my phone number on the “My Info” profile?

Phone numbers in my country has migrated from 8 to 9 digits; but the number in the "ME" Profile, that is, the "My Info" profile is still 8, thereby missing 1 digit. I've tried to edit it, but it is ...
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WiFi network issue in Moto G

I want to connect to a WiFi network using my Moto G first generation. If I go to Settings and select WiFi, my mobile will stop responding and after 5 or 10 sec I will get a dialogue box that says ...
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android 4.4 unable to set time zone

I got a new tablet (Asus memo 10) with Android 4.4. Spent a few hours searching for ways to fix the time zone (which is incorrectly set at Eastern time). People advise to go to Settings -> Date and ...
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Initial backup set up didn't work on HTC One M9

I recently got an HTC One M9, and during the initial set up, it wanted me to set up somewhere to back the device to (in this case I selected my Google Drive account) but it just stayed on the waiting ...
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How to know which contacts are sent directly to voicemail

I accidentally unlock my phone (Xperia M - not modded stockROM) in pocket and at least one contact got "sent calls directly to voicemail" setting. Is there way how to find contacts with this ...
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Add shortcut to toggle arbitrary Settings from homescreen

I need to add a shortcut to the option "S-Pen -> Disable S-Pen detection" (translated) to the home screen of a Samsung Note 3. How can this shortcut be added? The reason for adding the shortcut is ...
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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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Insufficient space - solution not working

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 ALPS.JB3.MP.V1 Storage is set to SD card Preferred ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to trigger automatic OTA MMS configuration?

When I installed Lollipop on my Nexus 4, (after wiping the partition, erasing all previous data), I had the MMS access points pre-configured for my carrier. I accidentally deleted those settings and ...
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my phone keeps closing apps down

I have a Samsung galaxy s3 its only 4 months old and it already had to be sent away due to charging problems now it isnt letting people ring or text me and is closing down my apps and my internet what ...
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Restore Factory Setting

I had done Restore Factory Settings in android phone. After restoring, coverage is not found. Any one can please explain me the reason for this and provide the appropriate solution for this problem. ...
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Why are my call settings disabled (and which settings require operator support and which settings are normally included in service plans)?

As shown in the screenshot below, on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, when I go to Phone -> Call Settings, almost everything is disabled/grayed out. I have a SIM card inside my phone but have not topped up ...
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Camera Application: How to save icons in top container?

Once I open the camera application on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I can click on the camera Settings cogwheel icon and then select Edit shortcuts from the slide-out menu to view a list of icons which can ...
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my phone is mt6598 but no wcdma option is not enabled

my phone is mt6598 but no wcdma option is not enabled. For phone info: Manufacturer-MT6598, Brand-CSZ- Model-P6B, Prcessor ARM-7, But showing Android version 4.3 icecreamsandwich..... If it is ...
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Color menu in Android 5.0

How can I change the background color of the menu in Android 5.0 to another light or transparent color? Which file, line? The menu I want to change: Click for full size
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Photo folder selection when using apps Moto X

I usually get the message "Which folder do you wish to choose from," and it gives me the option to choose from either my google photos folder or my on-device, 'Gallery' photo folder. Like a dumbass I ...
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“Removed User” Draining Battery Nexus 5, 5.0

The other night I noticed my Nexus 5 had changed the wallpaper and that all my settings and desktop items were different. I had no idea what was going on, so I went into settings and discovered I was ...
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scheduled on/off alcatel pop

My alcatel pop c3 has an option in settings for auto on/off at certain times up to once per day. is it possible to set the times more than once a day?
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Skype contacts on S4 contact list

I had the S2 and when I wanted to call one of my contacts I would dial the number and it would give me the option to call via Skype or my handset. I cannot do this on my S4 and really want the option ...
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Silent mode cancelled automatically

My LG2 has recently started to change the sound level from silent to not silent at 6:00 AM every day. I cannot find a setting doing this. Maybe one of my app's is responsible, but which one? Do you ...