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How to access sensors and camera of android device from Shell

I have logged in to my android phone through SSH [installed SSH client in android and through putty from windows]. Now I can access all the directories like root, dev, etc, of the phone. Can someone ...
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Suspicious directory “.MySecurityData” in internal storage

I have a Galaxy Note (N7000) device running stock Android 4.1.2. I was browsing the internal storage and noticed a directory named ".MySecurityData", which contains one single directory "dont_remove", ...
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What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? [duplicate]

What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? Internet is working at the moment. Screenshot (click image for larger variant)
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How to prevent applications to donwload data automatically?

I have many applications installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. And it always download something from internet, in order to update and upgrade applications. It does it all the day and night, when I ...
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How to stop Viber running without uninstalling it?

How do I stop Viber running, without uninstalling the app? When I go Menu→More options→Exit it just comes back. I want it to turn it off completely, so it's not waiting to come on in the background.
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Android tablet separate user account - app installed once or multiple times?

Today I bought a tablet Samsung Nexus 10, it came with latest Android 4.3 installed. Android 4.2 and higher supports multiple user accounts which is awsome. My question is, if let's say I have ...
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How to reset my phone without deleting the game data?

I need to know please how can i reset my android 4.1.2 symphony xplorer without deleting it's game data
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Correctly adding movies to a Nexus 7

I recently got a Nexus 7 (this year's model), and I can't seem to be able to add movies to it properly. I dragged a bunch of directories, each containing a video file and a subs file to the Movies ...
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Power problems with Droid Incredible 2

My daughter's Droid Incredible 2 is mostly dead. Symptoms: If we can manage to turn it on, it only stays on for a minute or so after it completes all of its start-up tasks. Then turns off and acts ...
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boot.img doesn't contain source code

I have a MTK soc phone rocking JB 4.2.2 with kernel 3.4.0. I have extracted the boot.img in Ubuntu using dsixda kitchen, however the extracted boot.img folder doesn't contain C source code. I have ...
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How to get your data(Photo's/Video's) from your broken phone? [duplicate]

Last week my Samsung Galaxy Fame broke, everything still works only the screen doesn't work anymore. It won't react if you touch it but it still works when you unlock it, so basically you can't do ...
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Is there a way to rollback to a stock rom without “unlocked” icon on XT910?

I'm looking forward to install new CM 10.1.3 to my Razr MAXX (XT910), but I see some bug reports about this version. I want to give it a try, but - is there a way to go back to the stock ROM if I ...
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Group Message on Kik Help?

On Kik my friend made a group message and I can't see what they have typed, and I know they have typed something. They aren't in my Kik contacts.
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Does Samsung Galaxy S II show any indication that sms sending is complete?

If I send an sms from Samsung Galaxy S II, it just shows a toast message saying Sending Message... which disappears in a few moments. Is it possible to set it to show some kind of confirmation that ...
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WhatsApp: Group kick and deletion

I couldn't find any relevant source for this. So I'm hoping to find an answer to my simple question here. If I kick someone out of my WhatsApp group (I'm the group admin), will the chat history on ...
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How do I recover my photos [duplicate]

i have Samsung galaxy gt-s7562 phone. i was wanting to reduce my phone memory. my photos and videos have all been cleared. i would like to know to recover them from my phone.
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Unable to connect to wifi after automatic upgrade

I have a Samsung Tab2 GT-P5110 that did an automatic upgrade to android version4.2.2 and ever since I cannot connect to wifi. As I only use it for online things its rendered useless. I cant remove or ...
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Variable amount of free space indicated in “Manage Apps”

When I go to "Manage Apps" and view the "Downloaded" section, the indicated amount of used space first shows a high value then drops slowly while the system calculates the space used by each app. ...
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How to speed up switching pages in a PDF?

How can you speed up flipping between pages in a PDF (currently using ezPDF on a Nexus 7)? What's the function that determines how fast a PDF can flip pages between? I thought it would be a function ...
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What is the address for internal storage on browser?

If file:///sdcard/ is the access address for the SD card, then what is the address for internal storage on my HTC?
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Rotate reminder in camera

Is there any way to have a Samsung Galaxy S3 remind the user to rotate the device when shooting video or photographs? The user in question keeps promising to start rotating the device when ...
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5k views

Disable USB charging

For some reasons not related to the battery life, I need to disable the battery charging when a USB host is connected to my phone (a rooted Nexus 4). Taking a look around on the internet (link1, ...
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How to disable Hangouts?

I have an HTC One, and I went to Settings -> Apps -> All to disable a few apps I didn't want on my phone (7digital, Facebook, Google Play Music, Google+). The apps are now gone and the update ...
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my phone is stolen and sim cards removed. how to track it? [duplicate]

my android phone got stolen a few hours ago. the thief has already removed both the internet sims. as such, i had not installed AndroidLost or Mobile Tracker apps in the phone as it is a relatively ...
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battery drainage question on HTC Sensation

HTC Sensation Z710e is one of the phone I have used over years. I found out that this handset’s battery drains extreme fast and I tried to find out some ways to reduce the battery drainage and make ...
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Navigation Voice is not changing

Hi I have got Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. I have downloaded Samsung's high quality British English TTS engine and set it as "Preferred TTS engine" From Settings -> MyDevice -> Accessibility -> ...
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Signature verification failed when flashing custom kernel (Siyah)

I am trying to flash a custom kernel (Siyah-s2-v6.0b5-CWM) to my Samsung Galaxy S2. When I go to recovery mode, click apply update from sdcard, and select the file, it shows this: Finding update ...
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WinAmp not loading new mp3 files

I have some new music on my SD card and Winamp it's not showing it. How can I load the new files.
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Looking for an MP3 player with playlist

I am looking for an MP3 player that has a playlist and that automatically loads MP3 files from a given folder. I'm using Winamp, but it's not loading my files. PS I've asked this question so I don't ...
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What is this blue dot and circle on the lock screen?

Under the slider, there is a blue dot/circle. What is this?
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Request Persmission after changing Google password

I changed the password on my Google account a week ago, and ever since then I've been getting notifications on my Nexus 4, requesting permission for my account. When I press it, nothing happens, but ...
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How to ensure dalvik-cache and lib are linked to SD on boot?

Recently, I upgraded my htc-desire with a bigger SD Card with a partition of 512Mo on it. I installed link2sd to place apps on SD card ext4 partition. Then I had to create by hand, the mount script ...
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Rooting Android Galaxy S2 - Connection Error

I am trying to root my Galaxy S2. So I followed instructions online, I booted in debug mode, connected the USB cable then pressed the up powerbutton to start the mode, I then opened up Odin v3 3.04 ...
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fastboot serial number?

On occasion I've seen the serial number reported by adb and fastboot differ. Is there a way to reliably determine what the fastboot serial number will be from adb?
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Lost phone and WhatsApp issue

I lost my phone and I have some contacts on WhatsApp which I don't have anywhere else. Is there any way to get those contacts? I have already deactivated my SIM card. Can I get the data back?
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Is there a curated list of Android web browsers?

I was looking for a reliable list of available Android browsers for the purpose of comparing features, standards support, engines, and the like. At first I thought something like this would be pretty ...
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How to stop LED flashing on standby

My xperia z tablet has a really bright LED that flashes when it is in standby (that is when the screen is blank). In fact I am not sure it does it all the time but it is very annoying if it is in the ...
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How to lower down the volume more than by default? [duplicate]

When receiving calls, I sometime use the default headphone but the sound is too high for me. I set the volume to the lower, but it's still too high. How can I define the volume lower than the ...
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How to reverse tether inorder to transmit Internet signal from PC to Android via Bluetooth? [duplicate]

My phone is HTC Explorer(Pico), Android 2.3.5. I run Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. My PC has no Wifi. I use a bluetooth USB dongle to transmit files to/from my smartphone. I have a wired ...
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No Whatsapp notification in the pulldown menu in Xperia S

I had Ice Cream Sandwich running on my Xperia S and the notifications of a new message of Whatsapp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of whatsapp. I received and update to Jelly ...
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Open SWF in Chrome for Android

I can open SWF URLs in Chrome for PC, however, I cannot open them using Chrome for Android on my device. Is there a Chrome plugin, or is there Java code that will do the mission, if there is, I will ...
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nexus 10 tablet characters illegible

I've installed two apps on my Nexus 10 tablet and the characters show up as boxes with x's through them as shown below. i'be contacted the developers of the Rosetta Stone app to no avail. I'm in ...
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Need to press power button three times to turn screen on using Screen Off and Lock

I'm using the Screen Off and Lock 1.7.1 application on Android 4.1.1. The phone model is Huawei G510-0010. After I turned off the screen using that application, I have to press the power button ...
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Music only plays for a second and then ends?

When I successfully copy my music to my SD card, each song only plays for a second and then continues onto the next song. I was able to remedy this by copying each song over individually, but ...
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Why is Music Player deleting my music?

I recently installed a new SD card in my phone, so I moved all of my music from my phone to my SD. After I moved my music, I noticed that all of my soundtracks were corrupted. Each of them only had ...
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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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Is it possible to get notifications for specific email senders? [duplicate]

I just want push notifications when my boss sends me email.
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LG P500 unplugged during update, now it wont go past telus screen!

I was updating my LG P500 2.2.1. While it was updating, my phone was in emergency mode and it got unplugged. Now when I turn it on it goes to the android screen, then gets stuck on the telus screen! I ...
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LG G2 - Debugging mode not enabled

I'm attempting to run an app on the LG G2 (Verizon) using Eclipse on a Mac. The phone, however, is not recognized by the computer. I enabled debugging but it doesn't appear when I do adb devices. ...
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How to open PDF from Notification bar and fix “Cannot open file” error?

I have searched and searched for a solution to this problem, please help. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.2.2 along with the Chrome browser. Steps to replicate: Navigate to: ...

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