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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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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*#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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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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Gallery opens itself on ZenPad10 while the screen is off

I've got myself an Asus ZenPad 10 (model P023) last year, and I'm more than happy with it but there is one small issue I have with it: sometimes, while the screen is off, the Gallery app launches ...
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Metered wi-fi connection on Android tablet?

I have a non-rooted Nexus 7 (2013), and connect to the internet via a Mi-Fi hotspot. I have a low data cap, so I need to track usage closely. I'd like to be able to mark my connection as metered, but ...
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I have an Android device with some water issues

The tablet maybe had this for a month or 2. There isnt any drops coming out. Plus we tried burying the tablet in rice for a while lol. yea it didnt work at all. but the tablet still works like normal. ...
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USB-OTG vs portable Sdcard

I have been in the market for an Android tablet. I have found a few within most of my desired specs. Specifically the Nexus 7. This device lacks expandable storage, as do other similarly priced ...
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Android tablet presentations: networking and equipment?

To start, a bit about myself. I follow instructions really well, but I'm otherwise clueless on the how or why that things work when it comes to electronics. I've built PC's several times from parts, ...
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How to check if a model can make phone calls?

So I'm looking to buy a new android tablet, but I can not for the life of me find out for any given tablet whether or not it can make and receive phone calls like a regular android phone would. Am I ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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My LG G Pad F 8.0 is not connecting to squad wifi

My tablet will not connect to my first aid squad wifi (password required). It connected fine with my optimum home wifi (password required), the broad optimum wifi (the one you have to sign into the ...
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Unable to find the vendor of my android tablet

I have salvaged an android tablet from my cousin's drawer and it has not been opened for one years, I guess. It's still running in Jelly Bean. I googled for it's vendor, but I can't find any. I could ...
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Generic Chinese Tablet Stuck On “Erasing” Screen During Factory Reset

My generic Yuntab Q88 chinese tablet is stuck on the "Erasing" screen during factory reset. I don't know what to do because, I am a complete N00B at this. :/ What can I do? I can fix the Windows OS, ...
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Anker Keyboard not working with Samsung 10.1 2014 tablet running 4.4.2

The blue tooth Anker key board used to work with my tablet but started behaving weirdly after I upgraded to Android 4.4.2. It connects and appears to work but once I type "n" it will begin to repeat ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 touch stops responding while holding

The tablet works fine with "normal" use (internet browsing, taking pictures, recording video, using youtube, playing movies, writing texts, etc) but whenever I use it to play a game that requires me ...
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Why flash games are so slow on my RCA tablet

I have what is probably a very basic question about tablets. I am using an RCA 11 Maven Pro. I'd like to understand why online flash games are so slow on this device. For example, games like ...
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16GB vs 32GB Speed - Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

So I was going to buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in the 16GB version. It is expandable up to an additional 128GB through MicroSD so I'm not too worried about space. My question though is will this ...
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Can't reset Android tablet into factory setting

I'm trying to factory reset my Android tablet but I can't get it to work. I have tried to press power and volume down to make the device go to boot configuration but it only shows the Android logo and ...
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samsung tablet not connecting to my wifi router

I have a samsung galaxy tablet. Before 2 days it was connecting to my home wifi router. But now it is not getting connected to the router and it can not find the home wifi network. all other ...
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How to install a private key (.pfx certificate) on android?

I want to read a protected pdf file. I installed in on my Windows PC and install the .pfx certificate with the password to read it. There I can open it normally. But I can't do the same on my android ...
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Adjust the default orientation on an Android tablet

So here's the low down: my tablet has this rather annoying feature where its default orientation for profile is set so that the power button is on the bottom. Because of this, I have accidentally ...
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4.0 ICS: Access safe mode without volume buttons

My dad has a GEM7008 tablet running 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has managed to acquire the Cheshire Police virus. Bear in mind that he's in his 60s and before getting this tablet, he'd never used a ...
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Setting up of multiple tablets from out the box

I have the task of setting up 50+ tablets (Binatone Homesurf 744, Yes cheap & cheerful!), which all need the same App installed and same wireless settings entered but require different ...
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How can I get Skype to run on a MD700 tablet?

My uncle bought a cheap MD700 tablet (running Android 4.1.2) and strongly desired to use Skype on it, but for some reason the application didn't recognize microphone input. All it could be heard on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hiding/Locking bottom bar on android 3.2 [closed]

I've tried to search the internet for the answer and got no luck yet. I need to develop an application that will be used on tablets that meant for this one purpose only, and thus, I need to find a ...
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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 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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Can I connect two bluetooth device to my tablet?

I would like to connect a bluetooth keyboard and bluetooth mouse to my tablet. Is it possible at the same time?
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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 internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a ...
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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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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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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 ...