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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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 ...
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Should I keep my Android tablets' power off or leave them on standby mode?

Should I keep my Android tablets power off or leave them on standby mode? Which option is better? I have two tablets: Allwinner A10 single core 10 inch (old one) and Allwinner A31 quad core 9.7 inch ...
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pendrive was working well on tablet, before formating..but now not showing data

My 8 GB pendrive was working well on my android 2.3 tablet, before formating..but now not showing data on usb through tablet(but showing all files on PC/Laptop); Yesterday I've formated that pendrive ...
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How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on ...
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How many cores does the Asus 7" MeMO Pad have?

How many cores does the Asus 7" MeMO Pad have? Is it only single core? The specifications only state that the CPU is VIA WM8950.
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

Since a nice Wacom tablet is a bit pricey, especially for someone like me who doesn't do much graphic editing, I was wondering if it is possible to use a tablet (i.e. my Nexus 7) as a Wacom-esque ...
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Bash terminal on tablets

I would like to buy a tablet and use it as a netbook to work using a keyboard dock (I still like the touchscreen and stylus options over buying a netbook). I work mostly on linux machines where I need ...
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Plugged a Bluetooth USB to Tablet but seems not working

I have insert a USB Bluetooth dongle to a Tablet via the USB port and try to turn on the Bluetooth in the Android but fail. So, how do one know if the USB Bluetooth dongle can be supported for a ...
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Is there any way to use Viber on a tablet without a gsm module?

The tablet has a wifi, a microphone and a speaker. It would be ideal to make calls with, but Viber states it is incompatible. Is there any way around this?
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How can I remote support an Android tablet?

My mother is considering to get an Android tablet - probably a Nexus 7 or 10. Because I don't live near her, I might need to provide some remote assistance -- and you probably know that talking her ...
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Will Android tablets have issues if they are always on?

I plan on using an Android tablet in an always-on scenario (a fancy self-coded alarm clock, but this would apply to numerous uses). Is there any problems with keeping an Android tablet on and ...
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Will Google Navigation work without WiFi on Android tablet

I have a Toshiba Excite tablet with android ice cream that has WiFi only (no cellular) that has Google Navigation (Beta) app on it and also Google map (Beta) app. I want to use the tablet in London ...
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Bad experience with cheap Cortex A9 tablet: is this normal? [closed]

A friend recently bought a Blusens Touch 96 tablet as a Christmas present for her father. The specs are here. Short version: 9.7 inches, Android 4.1, Cortex A9 processor, 1 Gb. RAM. Anyway, the ...
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How can I get a phone app on a tablet?

I have a brand new Galaxy Tab 2 that is apparently not compatible with my bank's tablet app. Someone on another forum mentioned that they just use the phone version on their tablet, but they don't say ...
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Performing a Factory Reset a woo tablet

I'm trying to perform a factory reset on a locked tablet, because of too many incorrect password attempts. I found these instructions. But now all I see is a droid lying down with a red warning sign ...
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3G/Wi-Fi Vs Wi-Fi Only Enabled Android Tablets: Pros & Cons to the Consumer?

Having never owned an Android Tablet I am thinking of purchasing one at some point during 2013. From what I gather in terms of connectivity, they either come as: Wi-Fi Only 3G & Wi-Fi Is it ...