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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thomson android mid1002

i have just recently got a thomson tablet for christmas after having it all set up it worked great for a couple of days when i turned it on a couple of days ago it booted up great until i got to the ...
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Galaxy S tablet won't add app shortcuts to home screen

I have just bought my first tablet, Samsung Galaxy S. Two days after it stopped adding downloaded apps shortcuts to home screen. Apps still work, they are accessible through some digging inside tab, ...
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Can I use an AOSD Q88S Android Tablet in the UK? [closed]

I am currently debating whether to purchase one of the above tablets from www.everbuying.com, an American based company. I wanted to check if items from the US will work here in the UK via Virgin ...
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Unlock bootloader using Ubuntu/Linux

I'm trying to root the device name: Overmax SteelCore 10+ to install ubuntu touch. When i use $ adb devices sometimes i get: 0123456789ABCDEF DEVICE and when i type to reboot ...
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Hide Lenovo Yoga 10 Tablet (Android) system bar

I purchased yoga 10 tablet few days ago for a special purpose/apps. For that apps i need to run that in full screen. But i can't hide the system bar. By system bar i means bottom bar on the screen ...
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Asus memo pad 8 led notification

Hi there I have an ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME181C I want to know is there a proximity sensor or a notification led on right hand side of the tablet. If it's a notification led how does it work? Thanks...
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Is there software that will completely wipe your Android device when there are too many pin attempts?

I love the option that your iPhone will wipe itself if someone preforms way to many pin attempts but I do not see that option on Android devices. Is there software that will completely wipe your ...
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How to find custom ROMs for rare android devices? [duplicate]

I've recently bought a Tesla H7 tablet. Since it's a 'local' brand, I don't expect to see any updates, and I was wandering how could I find some other (cyanogen, or other) ROMs to update the software ...
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Drivers for TrekStor Surftab Xiron 7.0 3G

I just bought a TrekStor Surftab Xiron 7.0, and I was trying to use it to test apps. It's the first time I do this, so maybe I'm just doing something wrong. I turned on the developer settings and the ...
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How do I reset a WOO tablet MODEL NO: PAD705?

I know you can reset an android tablet by pressing the volume button and the power button at the same time. Problem is this model doesn't have a volume button and the tablet is stuck on the android ...
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Identifying an unknown Android tablet through adb/shell without relying on build.prop

I obtained a cheap unbranded tablet from a friend, without a box or anything and I need to figure out what kind of tablet it is, through software. What I've established so far is that the tablet is ...
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Allwinner A13 tablet stuck on boot screen

Okay, here's the deal- I received a generic Chinese tablet from a friend in early January, and it worked well for about two-and-a-half months. Then, just recently, I discovered rooting and the ...
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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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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 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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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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How I can reverse-tether my tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband with bluetooth DUN, without rooting?

I have a phone which run java for the J2ME platform not android ones. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my ...
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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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Exclude possibility of damage of Android device while chargin with another charger [duplicate]

Is it true, that if I have one Android tablet with mini-usb from Philips, one Android device with mini-usb from Sony, then if I connect Philips charger to Sony charger, then it is possibility for a ...
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Clearing all the app data on an Android tablet without using factory reset?

In Android, is there a way to clear all the app data at the same time without using the factory reset? I work at a library and we have Android Tablets for checkout for patrons to use and after the ...
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Is my device rooted if I can delete system app, but doesn't have SU installed?

I recently bought a new Allwinner A13 tablet. I wanted to side load Google Search app, but because there is already Google Search system app, it conflicted and failed to install. Knowing this would ...
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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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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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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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Samsung tab pro 10.1 charging port repair

I have my tablet apart but have stopped sure to being unsure of next step. I have unscrewed the port but is is under a heavy plastic prt of the frame. I don't see where the frame can be removed. I ...
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Setting the DNS of my android device for business

Please try understand what I am trying to do. I would like to use my tablet for business, so I want block content like web pages, just setting the DNS of my android device, and also don't using any ...