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Get into fastboot mode without root or hardware buttons

I own a relatively unknown Chinaphone, the CUBOT GT72+ (MTK6572 SoC) - on which I was attempting to gain root access. No known exploit-based root methods exist for this device (which runs on Android ...
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1answer
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Why don't see notifications on 5.0.2 Android update for Sony Z3 Compact

Just updated to latest 5.0.2 Android on my Z3 compact, but noticed I cannot see any notifications for any apps on the lock screen. I have tried all settings (show all, not show sensitive etc.) for ...
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Porting linux application to Android

I am trying to port a linux app written in native C over to android. I have installed Android Studio, Android SDK and Android NDK but I am having a bear of a time trying to figure out how to work with ...
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2answers
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ROM flashing using Odin on Galaxy S4 interrupted. Odin is still running. Is there anything I can do?

I was re-flashing the firmware on a Samsung Galaxy S4 using Odin, and the USB cable was bumped, which made the update fail. I reconnected and attempted to flash again by clicking the Start button. It ...
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1answer
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Restoring apps and files after flashing a custom ROM

I recently flashed Adnroid 5.0 custom ROM by NamelesROM on my GT-i9300 S3 Samsung. I did backup my ROM by TWRP and the ROM i installed now (NamelessROM android 5.0) worked fine and i am happy with the ...
0
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1answer
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System ui crashing after installing cyanogenmod

This is my first time installing a custom image, so I am really just looking for a nudge in the right direction. I have a moto x developer edition 2013 that I installed cyanogenmod 12.1 on. However, ...
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Menu is not working in my Yureka phone after upgrade to Lollipop

I purchased a Micromax Yureka 4 days back and my phone got upgraded to 5.0 Lollipop. Since then the menu is not working; before the upgrade it was working properly. How can I get the menu to work ...
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1answer
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Samsung Kies version for both old and new android versions?

A friend gave me his older Samsung tablet to upgrade since it kept failing with the OTA update, so like indicated I will try KIES first for updating the device. However I also have 3 newer android ...
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How can I access USB tethered device from WiFi hotspot?

So I found out the hard way that the USB tether IP is 192.168.52.x and the WiFi addresses are 192.168.53.x. My goal is to be able to access the USB tethered device (Raspberry Pi) from WiFi as if it's ...
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0answers
4 views

Mail Program Not Supporting Exchange Security

Is there a email app for Exchange which does not support the Exchange security features? I am using my personal phone to read my work emails and I am not particularly happy about letting them dictate ...
2
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3answers
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My phone not registering to 2G (GSM only) network

I am using a Sony Xperia Neo L (MT25i). After updating the OS, my phone not registering to 2G (GSM only mode) network. It works perfectly with 3G (WCDMA only or WCDMA proffered mode) network. While ...
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1answer
7 views

How can I add a filter to my screen?

Say I'm bored of my screen looking as boring as it normally does, is there a way to add a filter to all the colours on the screen (like an Instagram filter or even something simpler like a red light ...
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0answers
6 views

LG G Watch R - Screen has gone dark and will not display anything

Yesterday I found on my LG G Watch R the screen was all dark. When I performed a hard reset, the watch did so, but remained with a black screen. I have tried other resets, still black screen. My phone ...
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1answer
19 views

Nexus 5 with android 5.1 has battery life issue

I have Nexus 5 with android 5.1. The phone is fully discharged per day. Although I only make a few calls per day. How to fix it without downgrade to adnroid 5?
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2answers
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Can't I install or update Apps from Play Store: Error 905. How to fix?

Suddenly (after a Play Store update?) I can't install or update any Apps. I always get error code 905 when I try to do so. How can I fix this?
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3answers
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USB transfer speed ridiculously slow

My Android connection to my computer is ridiculously slow. Just previous to this, I used Banshee to transfer some songs to my Android, and it took nearly two hours two transfer 23 songs. (The problem ...
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5answers
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How can I can open local files in the default Android browser?

I want to open local files that are on my sdcard in the Android browser. How can I accomplish this?
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2answers
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I can't format my SD card

I just inserted a new 16 GB SD card in my AT&T Galaxy S5. I'm trying to format it but it's asking me for a pin and I don't know what it is its not the last 4 of my phone number and it's not my ...
0
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1answer
10 views

How do I Save the password to a friend's router on my LG REALM Smartphone?

Each time I try to connect to this router it requires me to enter the (very long) password. I do not have to do that when I use my own router; I get connectivity without entering a password each ...
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0answers
14 views

WiFi ICON is gray on my kitkat only at home

I have noticed that when I'm at home, the WiFi icon is always gray, so I cab still have access to the internet but notifications from apps like whatsapp, Facebook, etc doesn't, work. When I connect to ...
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3answers
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Can I wipe my phone even if I use it for 2-step verification?

I fear that if I reset my phone to factory defaults I'll never be able to access my Google Account again, since I use the Google Authentication app on it to provide the 2nd step of the verification. ...
0
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1answer
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How to install CyanogenMod on my HTC Desire SV

My HTC Desire SV isn't listed as a supported device for CyanogenMod. How can I get CyanogenMod to work on it? I'm very new to this. So, I could use some help.
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Internet & Play Store problem on Micromax Yureka on Lollipop

Yesterday, I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to Cyanogenmod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop. After this upgrade, following issues came into existence: Internet ...
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0answers
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How can I figure out, if my phone recognises my headset correctly?

Phone: HTC Desire 510 Headset: Samsung EO-HS1303 Problem: Phone refuses to output stereo sound on that headset. Some exceptions: Occasionally after reboot and on first start of a few apps like ...
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0answers
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How to undelete an audio file from Asus fonepad 7 tablet? [duplicate]

A few days back I deleted one audio file accidentally. I created that file by recording using the application Asus sound recorder. That file had the extension of .3gpp or .wav. I'm working on Android ...
0
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1answer
11 views

netsh: command not found in linux mint 17

From this web page: Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? I am trying to share laptop internet connection with my android phone through my Linux mint 17 laptop wifi hotspot. I tried to ...
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0answers
23 views

Yureka issues since updating to Lollipop

I updated to Android Lollipop in my Micromax Yureka device. Since them I'm getting issues like the wifi icon is not blinking and is taking a long time to turn on. Also, battery refresh icon is not ...
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1answer
23 views

Hide rooting to an application

I'm currently using a custom Android 5.0 ROM on a Sony Z1c and thoroughly enjoying the freedom. Looking forward to a point very soon when I can install MultiROM and have the Ubuntu Touch installed ...
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1answer
969 views

Google Chrome icon disappears from app tray after restarting?

I have installed the Google Experience Launcher on my Nexus 7, and have a variety of applications in my app tray, including Google Chrome. However, each time I power off and power on the device, ...
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0answers
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Unable to install apk files

This problem started around a couple of weeks ago when I tried updating some apps via the play store and it downloaded perfectly but the installation wouldn't progress. Nothing had changed before and ...
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0answers
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I could not answer the calls

I updated lollipop in Micromax yureka. I can't answer any calls from then. When any call comes then display gets locked and I have to open the lock too.
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1answer
36 views

Rooting problem Samsung Galaxy Core

I am using Samsung Galaxy Core GT I8262, I had a problem rooting my device. I rooted my android device before but now there is a problem when rooting my device with kingo android root and with any ...
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5answers
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Has Google just stopped supporting Amazon Fire Phone?

A few days ago, my phone suddenly started giving me constant "google play services has stopped" pop-ups. Auto-updated Google Play Services version: 7.3.29 (1866531-036)(7329036) I tried force ...
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0answers
489 views

(SP Flash Tool) Recovery.img file too large and causes region overlap message. Safe to Proceed?

I am trying to root my Micromax Canvas Colors 2 A120 running KitKat 4.4.2 using the SP Flash Tools. During the flashing of a recovery after selecting the Scatter File for my device (I created the ...
0
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1answer
139 views

Soft brick Galaxy Tab s 10.5

I have recently rooted and installed Blisspop rom to my Tab S. I decided to revert back to the stock rom. I download the rom for the UK and applied via Odin. Download completed and the tab ...
1
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1answer
12 views

GPS automatically turns on

Today after i woke up and checked my phone I noticed GPS icon is blinking at the top. So I turned it off through Location services but after a moment it turned back on again. And whether I turn it off ...
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0answers
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Micromax A25 How To Root

I've tried several ways to root my Micromax A25. In every case, SP Tool displayed "Partition Size Change" error. Did anyone yet root successfully? PS: My A25 firmware version A25_0201_V0409
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2answers
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Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 file transfer, USB not recognised. No USB options in Settings menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 and I wish to transfer some audio files from it to my PC, running Windows 8. When I connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable, the phone beeps and begins ...
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0answers
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Android black screen(no response for all action)

I flashed nexus 5 boot image into my project tango, and device is turned off and become unresponsive to all actions. Is there anyway to recover system image or turn on device? (Power button not ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How to re-activate android device (with another email address)

I have an android device (registered to my gmail account), which I want to give to someone else. What steps do I have to take, so that the device is no longer activated/registered/linked with my ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Samsung Galaxy S2 factory-reset lead to boot-loop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I factory-reset my phone from the Settings option, but it is taking too much time. It has been 24 hours already, but the device is only boot-looping. I've also tried to ...
0
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0answers
5 views

How to install Flash Player on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i? [duplicate]

So I want to run play some games on my android device. (Not something heavy) I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i with android 2.3.6. I followed a tutorial but when I tried to install the apk It ...
0
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0answers
210 views

Chromecast sound keeps 'dropping'

I'm using the chromecast app to cast video's from my android device to my television. Its worth noting that id does not do this all the time, however now and then the sound will stop but the video ...
0
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0answers
11 views

Exporting large Video from an app with no free space on internal storage

I have a large (4gb) video currently stored in an app called KeepSafe. My phone (Sony Xperia Z3 has 8gb internal memory and a 128gb SD card. However the internal memory is almost full (only 400mb ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Force closing of apps automatically

On my Android phone, many applications that I open closes right away, returning me to home screen. Every time I open the application, it force closes. Now, just recently, the browser is beginning ...
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0answers
18 views

What is the path “storage/emulated/0/temp” in Samsung Galaxy S5 for?

I've found that the files within this path "storage/emulated/0/temp" takes around 4gb of my phones memory. I've tried to googled it but seems like not much details on what is actually the purpose of ...
0
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1answer
760 views

How can I make it so my cyanogenmod phone is silent for everything but calls and alarms?

I like to keep my phone on silent at night so I can actually sleep without disturbance. The problem with that is that everything becomes silent. No one can reach me in case of emergency or anything. ...
0
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1answer
28 views

How to display Python script output on screen, similarly to Conky

I use Conky as a desktop monitoring software. I also use it to monitor stock prices and portfolio net worth through a Python script. Basically, I fetch the stock prices from Yahoo Finance using ...
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1answer
27 views

Does retrieving backup from SD card retrieve malware & virus, too?

I think I read in other questions here that you can reset your phone to factory setting to get rid of most bad stuff ordinary people can secretly put on your phone such as spy apps, malware, virus ...
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1answer
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How to remove balloon/ripple effect while entering pin on lock screen?

Recently I updated my phone to android lollipop. When I type my pin in lock screen a balloon/ripple effect or a circular thing is observed near the key which I pressed/touched. I don't want that ...

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