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Disabling “Show notifications” isn't always working

This scenario happens specifically on an unrooted/original SGS4 4.3 with the Glovebox app. See screenshots. I haven't encountered such a problem up until now. Any idea why the notification is show ...
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samsung grand duos 9082 doesn't see that my SD card is encrypted on it and there is no option to decrypt

I encrypted my samsung grand duos 9082 and then my SD card, using the settings for encryption. But then, to unlock screen, I decrypted my handset and I unlocked it by my samsung account. Then, the ...
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APN doesn't save in Tablet AOC Breeze

I have a tablet AOC Breeze model MW0712 with Android 4.1.1. When I want to save an APN I do: Settings -> Mobile networks -> Access Point Names -> New APN But after editing the APN settings, there ...
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Secure Galaxy Star GT-S5282 using simcard change alert

How can I secure my Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 using the simcard change alert option. In other words, when a simcard is inserted in my phone a notification SMS is sent to other phones.
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How to disable AEC (audio echo cancellation) on Android 4.2?

For some of my experiments, I need AEC to be disabled. Are there audio modes (loudspeaker, headset, bluetooth) when AEC is definitely disabled? Are there any platform-specific options for MTK65xx ...
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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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Ringtone volume decreases after silenting and unsilenting my HTC Desire X

It's that clear as Title says. I can see that current Ringtone and Notification volume is at the highest level. I now put my phone in silence mode and deselected Silent (I selected it using ...
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VPN install enforces screen lock

I was trying to install a VPN on my phone and somehow I added a screen lock. I cannot turn it off now. When I go to lock screen, select screen lock, enter my pin and next it takes me to the screen ...
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How do I change call recorder file destination?

By default my call recordings are saved on the internal phone memory, in the Sounds directory. How can I change this, e.g. to the external SD card? (Android 4.1.2, Omega ROM v49, inbuilt recording ...
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recent apps button setting on htc one gone?

I got a new HTC One S / Android 4.03 / Sense 4.0! via warranty and wanted to set it up. I wanted to change the setting for recent apps button in settings > display but it's not there anymore. Why? ...
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How to configure android settings from Windows/Linux

Let say i need to enforce some configuration into 100 same android devices, speaking: enable wifi with some config, disable NFC, Allow NonGoogle Play apps and few more. How it can be done? (there are ...
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Android phone dialer home location

I remember from my HTC HD2 running Cyanogenmod 10.1 a "home location" indicator. It shows the area name of the caller's landline if somebody is calling. The default phone dialer app on my Newman N2 ...
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How to change calendar settings to month view?

My calendar is stuck on viewing the agenda when I open it. I would like to view the month page when I open it. How can I configure it to work like this?
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How could I set the number of Android original desktops?

Android has 5 original desktop on my phone, I couldn't delete one of them. How could I set the number of desktop?
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How to set active APN on ICS

Android 4: Under Mobile Network Settings I have Access Point Names menu, which lists 4 APNs, first one's got a radio button selected next to it. I'm trying to select one of the other APNs - which ...
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There is no Cell Broadcast option in HTC Desire C

I get annoying messages, like every 2 minutes, saying my location. I can't turn it off. I searched all settings and options, but CB option is nowhere to find. Is something wrong with my Android ...
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Unable to open Google's secure websites over HTTPS

I can easily open https secured sites on my Win7 laptop (using Google Chrome). But this is not possible with Chrome version 18.0.1025308 on my ONDA VI30W tablet (running ICS 4.0.3). What do I need to ...
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Samsung galaxy s plus keeps crashing

One day out of the blue my phone kept crashing when connecting to 3g or wifi, I then updated my phone and reset it to factory settings. The problem went away for a while but now the problem is getting ...
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Android 4.0 - cannot set preferred network type

I want to change the preferred network type from the current setting of 'unknown'. I go into the tablet using the *#....access and it lets me see all the various info sections. When i go into Tablet ...
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Pressing MENU button pops up voice search

I am using LG-P509 with Android 2.2.2.. from last week on pressing the MENU button, I get the "Voice search" app opened up. Be it in home page or in any application. This gives trouble as I couldn't ...
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How do I disable data on my ics xoom LTE?

I have a xoom LTE from Verizon but do not currently have a data plan. After getting the ics update I went into settings and unchecked mobile data. I have no reason to believe that I am using ...
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Samsung S2 reads out message aloud

Some one has changed my phone settings, so when I recieve an SMS from any number the message is read out loudly. Can someone tell me how to disable this? My driving mode is turned off too.
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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Detect when “settings” command in terminal has finished saving

When I execute the following command, it doesn't save anything: settings put global <KEY> <VALUE>;reboot I think it's because it does not have enough time to save the value, because it ...
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Why it is reverting back

I've HTC desire326g dual sim . I've changed the launcher to Apex launcher selected as default. Whenever I restart the phone it asks me which launcher I want. As well as in phone there is menu named ...
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cannot login to gmail app on android phone, will not sync

I have been given old android phone by a relative who added me as a user to accounts and sync. My account would not sync and I could not delete her default account. I kept getting a signin error you ...
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Access 'settings' on the home page galaxy gt-p1000

I rooted my tab and deleted some files I thought I recognised and didn't need. Now, having done a hard reset, although the tab works better in some respects, I canno0t access 'settings' on the home ...
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com.android.phone and settings has stopped working

Assalam-0-Alaikum, I have Qmobile M95 running android kitkat 4.4. Last night i installed the game "Basketball stars" game. i had played it for some time and closed it. Early morning i got up and i saw ...
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Save custom settings after unplugged hardware keyboard

I need enable both keyboards - virtual and hardware. With this post I set it up: When a keyboard is connected to the device, by default the soft keyboard is disabled. To enable it, we need to ...
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Access to Settings > Account > Google crash Settings

I can't access to my Account Google settings, Settings crashing each time : "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped". Restart phone not works. Factory reset not works. I can't back to previous version ...
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Where are Volume Settings stored in CM11 44s Android phone

I am using CM11 44s Oneplus One If I change the volume settings in UI, which database will save such settings? Many users, including me, are having problems that the In call volume settings are not ...
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Remove 'Airplane Mode' from long press power button

Is there a way to PERMANENTLY disable 'Airplane mode' from showing through adb? I want it to disappear when you long-press the power button. I'm pretty sure it is a simple script to run in adb, but I ...
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Network settings crash in cyanogenmod

I've been running Cyanogenmod 12.1 on my 1st gen MotoX for a little while now, but I've never been able to get into the extra network settings (NFC etc). Whenever I go to Setting > Wireless & ...
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configure Wifi network with script/website/profile or similar

Is there any way to configure a Wifi network connection on android via an automated method like Apples network profiles or some kind of web installation or a script? I am working at an university ...
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Unfortunately settings has stopped

I have a lg Optimus Exceed 2 (VS450PP). I have been using it for experimentation and had to do a factory reset. When booted back into Android, I received a settings f/c. I have tried to enter the ...
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How to disable a notification from Settings app?

I own an LG MS323 from MetroPCS, it comes with a nice Battery Saving option that can be enabled from quick settings, but it places a notification that states Battery saving is turned on. When you tap ...
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DNS name resolution with manual setup (USB boot)

I'm running Android 6 on my laptop x86. I couldn't figure out the GUI so on the cmd line I setup networking by doing: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.10 up #to setup the NIC with an IP ip route add default ...
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What is the CSN in the Settings menu of the Android?

I have a LG tablet running Android 4.2.2 . In settings --> about tablet --> hardware information --> CSN. There are all 0s. Does CSN refer to the serial number? I look at the package of the device ...
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How application detects previous installation (and country)?

I have nexus 7 with Android 5. I installed Asphalt 8: Airborne. I choose country (which I don't live in) and I was told that I can not choose it again later. I stopped Asphalt 8: Airborne service ...
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Settings app crashes while adding widgets

I am using Lenovo K3 Note with go launcher, a few days ago I tried to add a widget to home but I got "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped". This error only appear when adding system multi cells ...
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Change system settings on all launch and close

Is it possible to change an Android system setting upon a certain app's launch and close? More specifically my ROM has an option to switch between on-screen nav buttons and hardware buttons (OnePlus ...
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Google play unable to update (New question 2016)

Note : I know myself that this question was asked several times earlier in the past, But those solutions never helped me. Let me brief. Problem : Unable to update/Install google play store apps This ...
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Reset the font to common/original font style

I have sony xperia miro (i.e st23i) and it appears to be using a custom font: How can I change the font? I just bought it, it's not rooted yet (I tried the terminal root check app to check it)
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Contacts Storage vs Contacts

I am really confused about the contacts applications on my android phone.When i added a new contact, i know it creates a new database under data/data/com.android.providers.contacts/databases and adds ...
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Enable only mic in headset

I want to use only the mic in the headset I have tried Apps such as Soundabout but it allows you to disable the mic only in the headset while i want to disable the speaker in it The real problem is ...
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Developer options reset after reboot

Anyone have any idea why certain developer options (e.g. Disable HW overlays) seem to reset whenever rebooting the device, and/or how to resolve it?
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Configuring Standard SMS App under Fire OS 4.5.5.1, receiving SMS works, sending not

On a new Kindle HDX 8.9 (3rd generation) no SMS app was installed. I now have installed and tested a number of Kindle/Google/Android SMS apps, but have the same problem with all of them: I have to set ...
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How to configure (remap) keys of gamepad on Phone

I connected a gamepad to my Note 3. It recognized it out of the box, but some buttons are swapped, e.g. when I press the L1-Button, it is recognized as Y, and when I press Y it is recognized as X. Is ...
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Developer switch greyed out on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 running Lollipop 5.0.2

I have successfully entered Developer Mode and yesterday I was successfully connected to my laptop and running apps I was developing in Android Studio. Today the Developer Options are still visible ...
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How to enable Caller ID?

In my phone(Lenovo a369i) the Caller ID option is greyed out(disabled). Settings > Call settings > Additional settings > Caller ID How to enable it?