Tablet devices are larger than a smartphone and usually do not have phone capabilities, though some can use a data network over 3G or 4G.

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Technical problems with Nexus 7

I have a one year old Nexus 7 and recently my tablet acts on its own. It starts to action commands without me doing anything. The only way I manage to recover control is to power it off and on again. ...
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Tuning tablet into e-book reader?

Since I often need to read PDFs, I figured I should get an e-book reader from eg. Kobo or Pocketbook, but I was told it's not a good idea because e-book readers have a tough time rendering PDFs. ...
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Tablet screen never turns off

I flashed a custom ROM and didn't liked it some reverted to a recovery using TWRP. Now the screen is always on, even after long periods of inactivity. Even if I press the power button it doesn't turn ...
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Is it possible to copy Android OS from my friend's device and install it on my tablet?

After encountering a serious problem in my Android tablet, I need to reinstall my android. There is no OS available for my tablet on the the internet. My friend has the same Android tablet. So I was ...
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Go to recovery mode on device without volume key

Is there a universal way to enter recovery mode on an Android device with only one turn on/off button? I have a tablet (Navon Raptor 7) like this and I can't figure it out. An other problem is that ...
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New nexus 7 tablet locks rotation - any way to reset without a reboot?

Since I updated my nexus 7 2013 to Android 4.4.2 I have an issue where my screen rotation is locked without any way to return it to normal (even after turning on/off the auto lock feature). Not sure ...
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Help identifying tablet

I don't know if here is the right place to put this but I need your help identifying what I believe is a Chinese tablet that a friend of mine received as a gift. The problem is that it is locked in ...
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download several files to tablet from drive

I would like to download approx. 100 pictures from google-drive to my tablet. I found only one way, only one picture by one. Is there a way to "download all"?
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Android tablet not reading internal sdcard

After I used sdformatter to try and fix a 0.00B internal memory problem I had with my Porto 9" 4.2 android tablet, I noticed I only made things worse because now my android mounts the internal SD ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z can't setup proxy

When I'm on my tablet, I go to my wifi network, tap and hold on it, and I get a popup menu. I hit modify network, and get a popup for the wifi. I tap "show advanced options", and then change Proxy ...
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Factory installed video app removed?

Tablet was running slow so I deleted some apps that I no longer used. Now I am unable to pull up videos on YouTube and tablet won't play Pandora. I must have deleted on of the factory installed apps. ...
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should you be on a tablet when its charging? [duplicate]

is it OK for the battery if you keep using the tablet while it's charging? And should you stop charging when it's fully charged.
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Mobile network settings - Not enabled for modifications (Greyed)

I bought a zte v7275 tablet Device information model number - ZTE V7275 android version - 4.0.4 kernel version- 3.0.21-perf-gc8726c4f Flash ROM which is likely to be locked to a single ...
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Run apps at half-size

I have an Android tablet (TF101) which runs really slow, especially with games like Asphalt 8. I was wondering if I could run the slow apps at half-size, so they would run faster. Is there any way to ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z will not connect to router

Sony Xperia Tablet Z will not connect to router. Tried turning off router and unplugged it.Turned tablet off. Wait 5 minutes. Turn router and tablet back on. Tablet still stuck at obtaining IP ...
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Tablet won't boot up/ boot into recovery after flashing

I have a not-well-known tablet named "Polypad 7408". I rooted it last day then installed Titanium Backup then i just could'nt resist and tried to install Paranoid Android. I downloaded it, the forum ...
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Installed google apps on generic tablet, services are there but no entries in the menu

(This post is a follow up of my previous one ) I managed to root and install gapps in my generic tablet, but now there is a small pending issue. When I go to Manage Apps->All, I can see some newly ...
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Smart e Machine tablet stuck on “Boot into recovery…” screen

So I finally got my first android tablet, some cheap brand "Smart e Machine". It has android 4.0 on it. They just barely have a website and no type of support pages or anything, and apparently the ...
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Not able to install google apps after following the suggested steps

I have a retail tablet(Crystal Audio, GR) that after many tries I have managed to root it, with Kingo Root. I can the application SuperSu installed and when I am trying to perform root actions, it ...
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Possible bug in Google Play's work out if an app is compatible with my device?

I cannot download a GPS navigation program for my tablet because Google play says my device is not compatible. Well, technically this is true - it has no GPS at all, but my intention was to use ...
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MICROSD slot not working

in my tablet there are 2 microSD slots the SD1 slot works just fine but in the SD2 slot when I put a microsd does not work proprelly it says "Blank Memory device" when I click on it, it says the ...
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How to evaluate generic no-name tablets?

I have pretty much decided to buy a cheap Chinese generic / no-name tablet before I leave Taiwan. This will be my first Android and my first touchscreen device of any kind. I'm buying something very ...
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Given that every application runs as a separate user, what happens when you want to add a new user account?

According to this, every application in Android runs as a separate kernel-level user, with a unique user ID and group ID. So, what happens under the hood when you add a new user (e.g. to your shared ...
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Help with identifying an android tablet

At my local waste recycling facility I was recently given a pristine looking unidentified tablet by one of the assistants who believed my husband may be able to "do something with it”. It has no ...
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Tablet fails to boot up completely

My Crystal View Android Tablet wont turn on all the way, it shows a few power on screens but then stops on the Android loading screen and stays there, What do i do?
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Typing dialer secret codes in devices other than phones

Dialer secret codes are fun and useful and all the rage, but how can I use them in my tablet, or my TV dongle, or any onther non-phone android device?
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Generally speaking why do tablets have lower quality cameras than phones?

I've done some comparisons looking at the specs on wikipedia and generally speaking tablets that have come out around the same times phones did, have cameras that are a few megapixels fewer than the ...
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Cannot detect wifi

my Samsung galaxy tab 2 (7.0) cannot detect my home WiFi. but neighbors WiFi can be detected. please help me. but all my phones and laptops can detect my home WiFi.
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Can I Upgrade My Samsung Tablet From Ice Cream Sandwich To Jelly Bean & How ?

I bought a Samsung tablet with Ice cream sandwich installed, can I upgrade it to Jelly Bean & how ? Please advice. Thanks
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How can I communicate with someone that only has a tablet?

My wife and I recently ran into an unusal situation: She left her phone in my car, which I didn't know. I, of course, drove off with it. So we couldn't communicate by standard voice or text. She did, ...
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Audio problems with my Vizio Tablet

I have the 8 inch Vizio tablet Model VTAB1008. The audio stops working out of no where. Even if I plug the headphones in, it doesn't work. Usually when I completely turn it off, and then turn it ...
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Android tablet separate user account - app installed once or multiple times?

Today I bought a tablet Samsung Nexus 10, it came with latest Android 4.3 installed. Android 4.2 and higher supports multiple user accounts which is awsome. My question is, if let's say I have ...
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Android version compatibility

I would like to know a tablet with following specifications support Android 4.3 (or 4.2 or 4.1)? It currently runs on 4.0.4. Specifications Summary: DISPLAY (800x444) Size: 800x444 Refresh ...
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How to root my huawei mediapad s7-301u

I need to root my huawei mediapad s7-301u android tablet. Currently it is running android 4.0.3. My development PC is on 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried so many sites about rooting this tablet but ...
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screen not working properly on my tablet

I have a brand new 10.1 inch tablet, made in china. The screen doesn't respond to touch as much as it should, a few other little things and I can't work out some of the onscreen operating icon/button ...
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Help identifying tablet manufacturer and model to get specs

I received a 7" tablet as a "gift" when I attended a presentation recently. I'd like to find out some specs about it (processor details, who the manufacturer is in case I need support, etc.). I hope ...
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Connecting android tablet as testing device

I have a problem related to connectivity between my desktop (Windows) and tablet (Android 4.1). I bought a new device (Colorovo City Tab Vision 7) and now I want to use it for testing of my ...
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How to take screenshots from a generic ICS 7" tablet?

I want to know how to take a screenshot on a generic Ice Cream Sandwich tablet? I believe this certain model is called the XTOUCH X708S. I already tried pressing power button + volume down and it just ...
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Disable traffic when tethering Nexus phone to a tablet [duplicate]

Device: Nexus 4, Nexus 10 Is it possible to disable some traffic (e.g. app update or syncing like Google books) when tethering the mobile connection on a phone from a tablet?
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App compatibility with a tablet

I might buy Nexus 7. But how are the apps configured with this larger screen? It's in between a regular tablet 10" and a phone 4" so how, for example, will apps like notational acceleration ...
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What do apps designed for small screens look like on tablets?

Do they get scaled or do they just occupy part of the screen? I mean apps that were designed for 4-5" phones running on 8-10" tablets. UPDATE: Let me give some details to better explain my question. ...
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Can I receive / send SMS of cellphone number with a tablet using a dongle?

Can I receive / send SMS of cellphone number with an Android tablet using a dongle? Any SMS application for the Android tablet?
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Buttons stop working in landscape mode

I wanna buy a second hand tablet (Pierre Cardin 7558) whose home and return buttons stop working when tilting to widescreen. The quality is good in comparison with the price, but there is this ...
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Can I make Phone Calls with my Xtouch X709 Tablet?

I am getting an Xtouch X709 in a few days. It is running on Android 4.0. Can I insert a SIM card in this tablet and use it to make phone calls?
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Can I remove the last 3 widget host of the tablet I have?

This is maybe silly question but I don't know how to get it. When I start my android Tablet then I see 5 widget host where I can drag my app for easily run. I have removed few apps and now end 3 are ...
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Do Android phone apps run on Android tablets?

Apple iPhone apps also run on iPads. I don't know if the same is true for Android. Do Android phone apps run on Android tablets? I figure the API is the same but are the two formats interchangeable ...
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Karbon Smart Tablet 1- Problem

I have an Karbon Smart Tablet 1 - Android version 4.0.3. Most of the applications like Watsapp, Viber, doesn't work. Whenever i try to install these apps from Google play store , it shows " YOUR ...
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How do I get the tablet gmail client to allow me to swipe to archive like the phone client

I have a HTC One V and a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 - in the One V, I can archive a message by swiping it. On the galaxy tab, I need to select the message, and hit the swipe button. The phone runs android 4.01, ...
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How can I use external modem for voice calls on Android tablet?

My tablet doesn't support calling/messaging function by default and also it doesn't have an app for that by default. Is it possible? In my case I use Micromax Infinity P275 tablet and Huawei E1732 ...
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*#7284# not launching phoneutil

My tablet is not getting connected through USB. It's showing me the error" "USB device not recognised" On one forum I read to dial *#7284# and it will launch Phoneutil. But in my case it's not ...