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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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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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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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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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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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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Attach webcam to android tablet, is it possible?

I have a Logitec C120 webcam (its wire is an USB). I also have an ASUS transformer infinity (which has an USB port). Guess what I tried... but the asus does not seem to respond to the webcam in any ...
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Why won't FWDN see my cheap Chinese tablet?

I have a tablet here that appears to be a NuPad / HAIPAD M701. I have downloaded a .RAR with FWDN. When I run FWDN the "Area Map" always shows "Unknown". I have tried this on both a Windows 7 x64 ...
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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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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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Azpen A1040 root method [duplicate]

I have an Azpen A1040 10" tablet and I have tried multiple root methods, nothing seems to work for this kitkat device. I see some android enthusiasts successfully rooted this device. Please let me ...
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How does my tablet know when I open the cover? [duplicate]

I've recently bought a magnetic cover for my tablet (a bamboo smart cover for Asus Transformer Pad TF303CL). What puzzles me is that whenever I open the cover, the screen turns on. How does the tablet ...
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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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Will android tablets from US work in the UK?

I'm thinking of getting an adroid tablet from the US and ship it over here to the UK. Will it work completly and as a UK based tablet? I don't need 3G.
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Limited home screen

I need to get a company tablet for operators to use at home to check some data while away from company. Since I don't trust them much, I would like to allow only a few apps to be ran on the android ...
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Sending sms from tablet not allowed or not possible?

This is more of a meta question, but the best place to ask I'm sure.. Why can't I send an sms from my samsung galaxy tab 10.1 3G tablet? Is it because the hardware does not support it (most likely), ...
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Note taking on the Entourage Edge

I recently came across some free money and am considering buying a tablet. Specifically, the entourage edge because it would be in my hands the day the money is. What I'm curious about, however, is ...
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How can I find out the dimensions/resolution of a downloaded video file?

My only device = An Android tablet (4.0.3), no laptop. Long ago, I used to have a laptop, but circumstances have left me with (technology wise) only an Android tablet (4.0.3). When I used to have a ...
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My laptop cant detect my nexus7

My laptop used to detect my nexus7 tablet but for some reason its stopped detecting it. Any way to try and get it to start detecting it again?
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Chinese tablet does not boot

I have a Chinese Tablet that was working till last night. I did a factory reset and now it is stuck in small Android logo. I have tried all key combinations to enter into recovery with no success. ...
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Samsung tablet keyboard gone

Its my mums tablet she recently downloaded the new update on her tablet and since it downloaded the keyboard has gone and all she can do is speak to the mic but its not working properly and its too ...
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My data is wiped out after a battery service

I hit my Nexus 7 with Android 4.2 on it, into a glass bottle. Somehow, internally the battery got disconnected so it didn't turn on. It was only flickering a black screen when attached to a power ...
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Is it possible to use mobile minutes on a tablet

Is it possible to make phone calls from a tablet and use minutes instead of data? The ultimate goal is to have a tablet (e.g. nexus 7) and a Bluetooth headset and make phone calls without using up ...
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Questions about rooting a tablet device for making kiosks

My company's looking at the option of using Android tablet for making kiosks. The thing is, the majority of the native settings must be blocked from the user, and very limited apps and utility will be ...
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How to fix an andriod tablet which is frozen on the startup menu

The tablet won't go past the allwinner startup menu. A restart was tried but it never worked. This is a Chinese android tablet. It is an allwinner A20. Operating system android 4.2.
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Tablet radiation (RF vs EMF ) [closed]

I own a tablet without 3G/phone functionality but equipped with Wi-fi There is a lot of mixing up RF (radio frequency) with EMF (electric magnetic field) when looking for health issues arising from ...
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Why is my tablet storage almost full?

My Galaxy Tablet 10.1 has almost 14 GB of storage. Currently, it's about 13.5 GB full of stuff, but I have no idea what. Recently, when I have tried to install some apps, I get an error saying there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Set custom DPI for different apps?

I own a rooted Nexus 7 16GB running on 4.2.1. The default interface (stock ROM) is the phone UI. I have read mods and a certain app that changes the DPI to enable the tablet UI. I would like to have ...
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restore mobile data service

I cleared cache of many apps! My ignorance has left me with Bono mobile network services! I click data setting to turn it on... And I get a msg that reads Sim.android.process has stopped. What do I do ...
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Need assistance on fixing my TEAC-971 tablet

I have been trying for over a year to fix my TEAC-971 tablet I received from an Israeli friend. It just infinitely loads at the TEAC logo. I have tried resetting using Recovery Mode, but that does ...
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C105i tablet won't start up

I have an off-the-shelve Chinese call-touch c105i android tablet with an all-winner a10 CPU. Out of nowhere, it crashed and won't start up anymore, when I turn it on, it just gets stuck in the logo ...
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Whatsapp - Samsung T230 Galaxy Tab 4 8GB Wi-Fi 7-inch Tablet

I bought new tablet today - Samsung T230 Galaxy Tab 4 8GB Wi-Fi 7-inch Tablet I was wondering, how can I install Whatsapp/Viber and Skype to that? I think its not officially supported, however how ...
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Android tablet stuck on screen

I am trying to get back to menu screen of my tablet , T909/s but it stuck on just one screen when i start it , I dont know what happened with it but it just stuck on one screen which i uploaded below ...
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How do you handle a tablet where all screen input and keys have become unresponsive?

How do you shut down the tablet in the condition where neither screen, nor any buttons accept any input? It is possible the tablet is locked in this condition by the active software, last noted to be ...
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What should I do to use my hard drive on a Samsung Tablet?

I have a 2 TB hard drive full of movies. I am getting bored watching movies on the computer so I decided buy a Samsung Galaxy Tab. My hard drive is NTFS and my friends told me that I have to convert ...
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How to root my Philips 3900

I have this tablet with android 4.1.1 Already tried with UnloockRoot PRO but didnt work. Does anybody have an idea how to root it? The tablet comes with many pre-installed software that I want to ...
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To unlock andoid tablet “Eurostar mypad giene”

i forgot pattern of my tablet "Eurostar mypad giene" also i forgot the gmail account password. I tried to hard format the tab. But i cannot access recovery menu. When i try to press volume up button ...
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wifi internet - gray bar

i am on a tablet 2500 for the time being. when i came home from work, i turned it on but my WiFi bar was white. so i went to Google play and it didn't work. i have all my accounts synced. i went to ...
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How to enter to recovery mode in Eurostar epad genie tablet

How to enter to recovery mode in Eurostar epad genie tablet. i tried to enter to recovery mode using the key combination power button and volume + button. When i press those button it shows FASTBOOT ...
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Explanation of Rooting Steps

I successfully rooted my Azpen A727 tablet from a Linux PC using the steps at this link. I don't like to blindly execute procedures so I've been studying the steps. I think I understand them all, ...
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Earphone stopped working

I have a Samsung Tab S, and recently, my earphone (one that came with the tablet itself) stopped working. Earlier, when I plugged the phone, the main speaker's device stopped and only the phone ...
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patren un-lock of chines andriod tablet (company name: ready) with no volume and home keys (it was in use my nephew locked it)

I have a patren locked chines made andriod tablet. I want to unlock it Note: tablet does not have volume or home keys. It was a new tablet and was not connected to internet or google account either
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Can a Samsung Galaxy Tab Screen be fixed?

I dropped it on my bathroom floor and the front screen did not crack, the back one did.It is the newest model, 16GB wifi, and the glass did not crack but the screen behind it. The sound still works ...
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I need to sign in to my Google Account but can't as no link available so can't use tablet

I haven't used my tablet for a while & in that time I've changed my google account password. I can only think that this is why it won't let me access anything but when it tells me that I need to ...
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Tablets always turned on (usb-powered). Problems? [duplicate]

I need to install about 20 tablets powered 24/7 (24 hours, all week). Is there any problem or potencial damage about it?