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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Possible to root Archos 79 Platinum

I want to root this device: Archos 79 Platinum Is it possible, and can someone link me to a guide please? (I couldn't find a clear cut answer whether it is rootable or not)
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Sim not being accepted by tablet

I've recently bought an HCl ME Y2 tablet. However, it's not recognising my sim. Even after inserting the sim, it says, "Mobile network unavailable." I've tried changing the settings. But, in vain. Is ...
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How to hard reset a Pipo s2 tablet?

How to hard reset a Pipo S2 tablet? I know there are 2 steps: Get into the part where the tablet shows you the "dead" android icon. Get into the real menu from which you can choose to do an HARD ...
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Crystal Audio Tablet is not booting

I am experiencing the following problem with my tablet. Two days ago, I opened it for a 10 minutes job in the Web. The next day, the laptop wouldn't boot, it is stuck on the very first stage of the ...
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Any way to resume corrupted download?

I faced the following problem 3-4 times when my files were not downloaded unsuccessfully. I usually download movies through my PC but I tried of doing it with my tablet, I assume that it will be ...
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Help me identify, root, and install custom recovery my tablet

My friend gave a tablet. I want to root and tweak it so I can use it but after 6 hours of searching I gave up. How do I root this and find out what device this is? After hours of surfing I ended up ...
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Lost tablet - No SIM, no google account, no tracking software, can I track it? [duplicate]

A couple of days ago, I lost my dear Android tablet. I dont know if I have left it somewhere or if it in fact was stolen :/ It does not have any 3G module, and hence no SIM, inserted. I haven't logged ...
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Tablet showing 0 internal storage even after flashed.

My Envizen V917G just shut down one day and restarted with the factory reset. I have since flashed it with the software from their website (several times, it fails to format the cache in the automatic ...
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Is there an Android video chat client that displays video stream and text messages at the same time?

I'm looking for a video chat app for Android, but I'm unable to find one that can display the video stream and text messages at the same time, it's either one or the other. I tried for example Google ...
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Very specific Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 Wi-Fi problem

I've got a fairly odd problem and have not been able to find a solution for months... I have n Asus MeMO pad HD 7 (ME173X) running Android 4.2.2 which usually does just fine connecting to Wi-fi to ...
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Nexus 7's screen seems to be dead [2013 / 2nd Generation]

When I connect the tablet to a computer Windows 7 detects the tablet and starts looking for drivers. I understand this means that the microUSB connector is working. I tried everything I could by ...
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Kiosk mode Android 4.1.1 [duplicate]

I'm developing an app for a tablet running Android 4.1.1. I would like to put my app in kiosk mode hiding the back and home button. Is possible in this Android version? If yes, how? Thank you!
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Android Service Menu without dialer

Following this question about how to access the service menu on android, I started wondering how to do such a thing, if there is no dialer app available (android tablet without gsm.) In my case ...
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Bootloop Sony Tablet S

I had a problem with my Sony Tablet S (Android 4.03) i tried to unnistalled some app and then alot of messages pop up one after another teeling that "x" application has fail, so i try to reboot, but ...
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Javascript print buttons on webpage do nothing

My Android tablet can print from chrome options menu and other print buttons built into apps. It won't print from javascript buttons on websites such as Amazon, Interlink etc. E.g. ...
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Can I update to the latest version of Android on a generic off-brand tablet?

My question is related to this community wiki. I found an affordable white-label Android tablet for €99 a few days ago and I'm considering buying it. Its specs seem fairly decent for its price range, ...
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Does it have Flash? Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A

A friend of mine was recently given a Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A as a gift after becoming bedridden with an injury. She has no other access to the Internet.She told me she can not play ...
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Passwords do not work: Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet

A friend of mine recently became bedridden and a kind neighbor gave her a Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A to help relieve her boredom. My friend has no other access to the internet while she ...
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Alcatel Tablet 7 Dual Core doesn't boot up. Everything crashes

My Alcatel tablet 7 dual core doesn't boot up. The last time I was using it is when I was downloading a game from Playstore. It suddenly hanged up so I decided to turn it off. The next thing I know ...
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Error: insufficient permissions for device, how to add permissions?

On trying to install an app on my Reliance CDMA Tablet, this is what happened. aneesh@AcerAOD:~$ adb devices * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * * daemon started successfully * List ...
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Themer Workaround?

If anyone doesn't know what themer is, it's a launcher that looks extremely nice but is limited to non-tablet devices. What I want to do is to workaround their blockade and apply themes, I honestly ...
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Point of using 4G enabled Nexus tablet in the USA

As far as I know, the providers (AT&T, Verizon, TMobile) in the USA neither sell nor support mobile connection for Nexus tablets. So what is the point of buying a Nexus tablet with 4G support in ...
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Convert Tablet into idiot-proof PC monitor

I'm working on a new classroom space at a small college. The goal is to have a fully wireless lecturn for the instructor. That includes power cables: everything must be battery powered. This means ...
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BT keyboard + mouse simultaneously (tablet)

I have Acer Iconia B1-A71 and what I want to do is to attach a full-size keyboard and a mouse to it. As far as I know, my tablet does not support OTG, so I am thinking of connecting both devices via ...
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View “What's New” in landscape in the Play Store

When I'm on my Nexus 7 (2013) in landscape mode, the Play Store shows me the permissions list, but nothing about what's changed in the application being updated. In portrait mode I get the full ...
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Android tablet 1mobile market insuficient memory

I have a new Android tablet and I plugged in a micro sd card with about 1GB of memory in it. I've downloaded a few games but I can't install more! I checked the memory settings, there is clearly over ...
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Force Calendar App to stay on current day and switch dates when the day is over

I'm using a calendar application at work to display the Conference Room status. It works just fine on the "today" view but it will not switch days. So if today is the 30th, tomorrow the tablet will ...
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Problem with System UI stopping

I have an Android tablet with Jelly Bean 4.2.2 installed. I downloaded an app onto it yesterday and then started seeing the dreaded "Unfortunately, system UI has stopped" error message pop up when ...
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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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Tablet with android 4.0 update to the latest android OS? (currently 4.4) [duplicate]

Is it possible to update a tablet that has android 4.0 to the latest version (4.4.2)? I'm looking into buying a tablet. It has android 4.0 which is cheaper than the other tablets that have 4.0 (which ...
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What should my tablet be charging at?

I just got a RocketFish USB wall charger with 2.4 amps and 5 Volts. The charge meter that I am using is telling me that it is charging at 50 mA. I also notice that when I try to turn it off to charge, ...
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Smartphone App running on Tablet [duplicate]

We recently bought an Android Shopping App for Smartphones (supporting 2.2 to current version). Sadly, the app ist not available for tablets. Is it just a button in the IDE to create a tablet version ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using External Bluetooth dongle in ICS 4.0.3 Tablet

I have a HCL Me U1 Tablet with Android ICS 4.0.3 OS. Specification It does not have internal bluetooth but has a Micro-USB and USB port. I would like to know if bluetooth devices can be accessed by ...