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very slow performance of Galaxy Grand 4.2.2

After the new update of 4.2.2 on Feb 6,2014 my phone performs very very slow.. cant even run a single application.. cant even pick up the call as the screen remains blank... Smart phone has become ...
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Nexus 4 and Android 5

I had my nexus 4 rooted , i have heard that rooted phone would not get updated over WIFI so i Factory Reset my phone , will it now get the update or not? no signe of update notification yet
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Samsung Galaxy S2 - Screen Lock Options Disabled

Following the recent upgrade to Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I have enabled the lock screen with password but when I want to change the other options to like Swipe, Motion, face Unlock Pattern, ...
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Audio recorder app for smaller file size

I have tried a few audio recording apps for Android but I always get huge file sizes. I need to record speeches of around 1hr and do not require extremely great quality, just a decent one, but I do ...
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Android Error '-24' in android kitkat4.4.2

When I tried to install ES file explorer it shows that APPLICATION NOT NSTALLED also When I downloaded it from plaay store it shows an error code '-24'.Can Somebody help me to solve this error. ...
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Wifi Connection without internet access

My sister has a tablet. The problem on her tablet is I cant connect to internet even though it has wifi connection. what is the problem? or how to resolve this problem
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1answer
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How can I install wpa_cli on my rooted device?

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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Huawei Ascend Y210d Firmware Damaged While Rooting

I am having a Huawei Ascend Y210D, which got damaged when I updated the firmware. But updating is not possible, so for that I have rooted my phone with kingo root and downloaded an root explorer. ...
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Error in setting android usb debugging on ubuntu 14.10

I have a android phone from LG, and I want to use it for USB debugging. I followed the following steps: 1. Enabled usb debugging in developers option on phone. 2. After connecting to PC, phone shows ...
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People app disappeared from apps on Nexus 4

It's a system app, but somehow I disabled it. Now, it won't show me my contacts or anything. If I try to see a missed call from notification drawer, it leaves me at home screen. I cannot view any of ...
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Is there any camera application that can save photos on internal storage?

So my SD card reader is broke, and my only possibility of ever taking photos again is to use the internal memory. The default camera option, says that no SD card was detected and if you press ...
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multiple zoom levels without multiple tile layers (RMaps Ext + MOBAC)?

I am using RMaps Ext (a rmaps mod) on Android, browsing offline maps created using Mobile Atlas Creator (MOBAC). It's working great so far. The only problem is that when browsing offline satellite ...
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Android Virtual Device

what are some things that we should keep in mind before creating an emulator? Many a times the emulator does not run or it has certain problem in running certain application. So how should we select ...
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Camera focus problem

I have a xolo q1000s. The manual focus as well as autofocus in the back camera isnt working. Pls advise whether its a hardware or software problem. And, yes I have tried resetting the camera but didnt ...
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Enable WiFi when a specific application needs it, then disable after N minutes

I do not leave WiFi nor data transfer enabled on my Samsung Note 3. The only application that I would like to have access to the network is Ankidroid. Is there any way to have WiFi automatically ...
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Rooting the Samsung Galaxy LITE (SGH-T399

I have recently purchased the Galaxy LITE phone. I am having trouble rooting this device. It would be easy if I had a windows computer, but I only have a MAC, and a LINUX computer. Instructions on how ...
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1answer
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How to Disable Double Tapping?

My Galaxy S2 asked me to double-tap and drag to unlock (instead of just dragging) and every time I try to tap anything, one tap only makes a yellow box appear around the app or file or whatever, which ...
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Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that i just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. since then whenever an app is updated from app store it opens automatically. if 15 app is updating all app will open one by one when ...
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1answer
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removed as member of a group where I was the admin after reinstalling whatsapp after it crashed!

I was the only admin in the group that I made, now after the app crashed and I reinstalled it - It says "Error you are not a participant in this group" So that means the group exists without any ...
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How To Take Logs with adb from Android Device [duplicate]

I am new to android OS.Can someone help me with step by step procedure of taking android logs and debugging with adb and what is best way to look into log-cat logs. your help will be appreciated.
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1answer
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Can I run the same app simultaneously with two users?

In Android 5.0, can the same app run simultaneously under multiple users?
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ART makes Facebook app non installable (Error: -24) [duplicate]

I have an Android 4.4.2 phone and I enabled ART instead of Dalvik. When I go to the Google Play Store and try to install Facebook, it can't install the app. I get two errors, sometimes I get ...
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Why is a calendar entry made for each call?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Note. I am noticing that each time I make, receive or miss a call, an entry is made in My Calendar, with the details of the call, incoming or outgoing, phone number etc. Every ...
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1answer
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How can I recover my password or unlock pattern?

I messed up the unlock pattern 5 times and now my S4 is asking for a passcode that I don't remember setting up. Is there a way to get back to the first password that was set and to avoid the ...
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1answer
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How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question by those who have want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device?
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Use 2G instead of 3G on Samsung Galaxy SL I9003

I have a Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 mobile phone. I prefer to use 2G data connection instead of 3G but I am unable to turn off the 3G service in my phone. How can I turn off the 3G service and use 2G ...
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1answer
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Sony Xperia E1 D2005 Custom Recovery&CustomROM Flashing?

I want to flash a custom ROM and install custom recovery; but when I enter ROMmanager (my device is rooted) and try to install CRW or TWRP it says "custom recovery does not support D2005 (sony xperia ...
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Play Store icons are no longer transparent

The past few days I have noticed that the Play Store icons have a black background. I've even done a Factory Reset. I am facing the problem with every icon in the play store. Is there any way to get ...
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3answers
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Can't download apps from Google Play store via mobile network

I have a Sony Xperia sola in Egypt. I bought it with Gingerbread, then I upgraded to ICS 4.0.4. After the upgrade, I became unable to download any apps from Google Play using my mobile network, and ...
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3answers
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keep recording audio even if camera takes photo

How can I take a photo without having to restart recording audio? I have a lecturer who's handwriting on the board must be deciphered after class, but I don't want to bring two devices to class, one ...
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3answers
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Rooting Nexus 7 - SuperSU Binary Update Installation Failed

Can someone please help me find the correct SU binary for this device? I am trying to install the SU binary for SuperSU, and I get an installation failed every time. I have been looking for ...
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INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_URI on adb install

I am able to run a Hello World app from Android Studio (Windows 8) through USB on my device (Samsung Note 4) fine. However if I try to install it from the command prompt using: adb install -r app ...
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Android and DEX files handling at runtime

I'm trying to understand a few things around how dex files are handled by android. What I do know is that an APK ships a dex file, the system gets it, optimises it at install time, and stores the ...
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how do I get email loaded on tablet?

I have the email app on my tablet, but there are no emails. There were and for some reason they are gone. I had someone hack in to it,but think I am good now. I just don't know what to do to get ...
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I deleted/disabled my calendar on Galaxy S3

I used the CleanMaster app on my Galaxy S3 to disable apps I do not use. I then accidently deleted my calendar. When I want to add an event, I get a noticification: 'You must at least have one ...
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How Do I get what I've done in the game Township on my iphone to this tablet?

I've been playing Township on my iphone for awhile. When I bought the tablet I can't get it to sync. I've downloaded Township, but it's starting from scratch and I'm on level 50 something on phone ...
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Can i upgrade my firmware with another phone model's official rom (using odin)?

Is it possible to upgrade my phone's firmware using another phone model's official rom using odin ?
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fastboot oem writecid 11111111 not working

I have HTC One S with unlocked bootloader and rooted. hboot: 2.15 radio: 1.13.50.05.31 cm10.1.3 installed I currently have S-ON and want to make it S-OFF. I'm trying to achieve SuperCID and I ...
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com.android.systemui rapid battery drain

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that is approximately six months old. My OS version is 4.4.2, and my provider is AT&T. The battery in my S5 will usually last me 2-4 days without charging, depending on ...
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Losing network operator on Samsung Galaxy SIII mini

For some time now (I think it's from the latest Android update) I have this problem, that time to time (on daily basis) people can not reach me, like I would lose connection to the Network. I get an ...
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Cant click on heads up notifications on Lollipop Nexus 5

I installed android lollipop from the factory images on googles website. I dont know if its supposed to be like this but i think not. I cant click on the options in the notifications be it to answer ...
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Samsung Bug Pest!

Whenever I try to look at an article on facebook, I get a message "Your Samsung device has a virus, please download this app. I have security on my phone but obviously it is not enough. How do I get ...
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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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How can I adjust my screen's color temperature?

Redshift is a Linux application similar to Windows' F.lux, which gives the screen a red tinge automatically at night. Supposedly, it reduces eye strain and helps prevent sleep problems. Is there any ...
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Processes are closing after removing the SD card

I have removed the SD card from my phone and now my phone is not working. All phone related processes are force closing. I have cleaned my cache and did 'Fix Permission' via Recovery but the ...
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How to convert my lenovo s939 android version using zip file [duplicate]

I want to convert my android 4.2.2 to android 5.0, but it's difficult.... I need help...
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How can I permanently disable USB debugging mode?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and I've encountered a strange issue. When I was connecting my mobile to the PC I unchecked the box for "USB debugging mode" and did my work without issue. However, after ...
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Factory Resetting My Device

I'm planning to factory reset my device soon. So I wanted to know how do I transfer my notes to the SD Card. I don't want to lose them. Can someone please provide a meaningful tutorial on the matter. ...
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Cloning room key card by using nfc?

I live in a youth hostel of an university and we access our rooms and labs by using a contactless key card. So i want to clone my card to my phone. Is it possible to copy when it is key protected? Can ...
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How can I make direct phone-to-phone VoIP calls without Internet (on LAN or Wi-Fi)?

I'm looking for a way to make VoIP calls between two Android devices without having any intermediate server (SIP server) or an Internet connection. Is this possible?

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