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[Fixed]Nexus 5 displaying static screen

I am using Nexus 5 for at least a year. Suddenly the screen went crazy and it started turning off and on again. I tried to turn it on, but it didn't work, the screen was black. After a while, I could ...
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Delete original pictures/videos from phone and not have Google Photos automatically delete the online copy

I have Google Photos app enabled to automatically backup all my photos and videos to my Google Photos. My question is, once they are on the drive how can I delete the original from the phone without ...
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Sony Xperia Z2 Can't boot into anything

I'm rooted and have custom recovery of twrp on my phone. I wanted to install cm12, so downloaded the zip to my Sd card. I then cleated the system, cache and dalvik using twrp as told. I then installed ...
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What is meant by “nightly” in the context of mods?

I'm using CyanogenMod and all of the updates are always "nightly". What does this mean? I'd prefer a more stable update then the newest with latest features. Is there anyway to get this (I have ...
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Replace camera access permission with gallery access permission

I have an app installed on my Android smartphone which has access to my phone's camera to take pictures. Unfortunately the app doesn't allow me to access my phone's gallery through it. Is it possible ...
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Default account in Twitter app

I have two Twitter accounts in my Twitter app, one personal and one for work. I added the personal one first, and it appears first in the Android Accounts settings. I want the Twitter app to use the ...
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Skype Camera on Android

I am using Android TV Box 4.4 which has features like a Tablet.Whenever I am using Skype, voice is O.K but the camera other party see is very dark,I have tried different versions of Skype … but ...
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Cheaper in-app purchases

I play Game of War Fire Age and wondering if I can get cheaper packs on it, I'm from the UK and it costs me £79.99 to buy a pack but my Brazilian friend only pays $60 for the same pack, is there ...
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Edit Whatsapp contact name in Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

I wrongly saved one of my friend's name. Later renamed it with original name but when I searched contacts in WhatsApp I saw his name is still old one. I can't find a way to change name. I tried to ...
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Is it possible to recover data from SD card encrypted on Android 5.0 if you know your password but your phone isn't functional?

Let's say I have encrypted both internal storage and microSD card with my phone running Android 5.0. Will it be possible to decrypt SD card with my PC or another phone if I know my password but my ...
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72 views

What does ECC stand for in the image and how to remove it?

What does ECC stand for in the image and how to remove it ?
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Web browser - how to pass true native resolution to prevent sites from serving up mobile responsive design

How can Chrome (or some other browser) be configured to tell websites its resolution is the native resolution of the phone and not a reduced resolution that's adjusted for being high DPI? "Request ...
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603 views

S4 Wont turn on unless removing battery then turns off after 2 seconds

So, my Galaxy S4 turned off randomly today during charge. I attempted turning it back on via the power button but it would not respond. Then I tried taking out the battery and replacing it, the ...
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Galaxy S4 poor Video playback Quality

I have a problem regarding S4 Video playback. I got it a few days ago. The problem is whenever I play videos from either the phone memory or from the internet the areas in the video with black or any ...
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1answer
314 views

How to boot Android with flight mode (airplane mode) activated

Is it possible to boot up Android so flight mode is activated? When I set airplane mode before rebooting or creating a nandroid backup the setting will stick. Are there any files like init.d that ...
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814 views

Recover bricked android device

I have an android device (YotaPhone 2 actually) that is in continuously rebooting state with android logo showing on main screen. When phone wasn't bricked then was possible to boot into official ...
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1answer
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Failed updating and uninstalling app with ADB

I installed Better Battery Stats (BBS) v2 from XDA and quickly realized that the actual required version is 2.1. So I tried to uninstall BBS via ADB but that failed because BBS is a system app. Now ...
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574 views

Application saves in a wrong storage

Recently, I have updated my Micromax Unite 2 106 from Kitkat to Lollipop. Once or multiple times I have rooted my phone. Right now my phone's default write disk is an 8GB external SD card, internal ...
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Skype Dark camera on android 4.4 tv box

I am using Android TV Box 4.4 which has features like a Tablet.Whenever I am using Skype, voice is O.K but the camera other party see is very dark,I have tried different versions of Skype but problem ...
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0answers
861 views

Authentication problem using connectify

Whenever I want to connect my Android smartphone to a wifi network using Connectify / Virtual router it shows authentication problem always . I tried so many ways but all in vain. Restart mobile ...
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102k views

Remove user account in Android 5.0.1 on Galaxy S4

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android upgraded to 5.0.1. There is a GMail account added that I've linked in order to install a specific application (Google Domain Policy) and now I want to remove ...
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58 views

What are the possible reactions of clicking an ad inside an app?

From famous and "trusted" android apps to not so famous and "risky" apps: What actions can be triggered by clicking on an advertisement inside the application ? Could just that click install a virus ...
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134 views

Data Roaming Notifications with Dual SIM Xperia Z3

I have the Xperia Z3 Dual. Android v. 5.0.2. SIM 1 is my local Dubai, UAE SIM, which is on a contract with Etisalat. SIM 2 is a pay as you go deal with EE in the UK. When I am in Dubai, SIM 1 is ...
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116 views

Transfer apps on internal storage to sd card

How can I move apps on the internal storage to the SD ard as some applications do not have the button enabled in Settings? I have a Haier W860.
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105 views

Note 4 restarts after only 30 seconds; help!

really need your help: My Galaxy Note 4 randomly started turning off after like 30 seconds so I can just really quick write a text before it restarts. Cant even do the hard reset because of the same ...
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1answer
9k views

How to sync Facebook contacts in Android Lollipop on Moto G (2nd Gen)?

Previously I owned HTC One X on which I had Facebook app installed. In Facebook "App Settings" there was an option called "Sync Contacts". With this option I was able to sync my Facebook contacts with ...
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1answer
161 views

Mute button greyed out - Any app replacement

All, I have a redmi 1s which I have flashed with cyanogen mod 12.1. All is well except, when I am in a call, mute button is greyed out. This is a pain for me as I am a part of various conference ...
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ADB disconnects frequently while moving in a car

I filed this as an Android bug (AOSP Issue #175555) and somebody recommended posting here. I'm actually not sure it's appropriate to post this here but I'll give it a shot. Get into a car a ...
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523 views

Rooting the Micromax Canvas Spark

How can I root a Micromax Canvas Spark? I have found many procedures on the Internet, but I am not sure whether they will work or not.
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30 views

Can't get my new phone synced with data from old one

My data (contacts, etc) were synced from my old phone running Android v4.2.1. And now I'm trying to store my data to my new phone with Android 5.0. I've set up my account there, verified that sync is ...
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265 views

How can I update su binary on Motorola MotoE without a PC?

I am trying to root phone went through all the steps when I got to connectbot this is when I was prompted to enter su binary there was a site I used called omestoproot. its an app how can I root ...
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100 views

How to output the screen through HDMI if the device has no MHL support?

I was using Samsung tab 4.0, which has no MHL support http://www.itjungles.com/choosing-the-right-mhl-adapter-for-your-samsung-galaxy-device.html but I would like to cast the screen to another ...
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1answer
982 views

I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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371 views

Backlight on Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 is not working after dropping it

My Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 tablet was dropped. It comes on and the screen is fine, however, the screen is black. I can see the screen with a flashlight, though. Can this be fixed, and if so, how?
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Log into WiFi network on Android Wear

Android Wear has a new feature where you can connect to WiFi and get notifications even while away from your phone. If the WiFi network is secure, then it uses the login credentials last used on your ...
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1answer
77 views

Updated Galaxy s3 and SD isn't recognized

I recently updated the software on my phone and it works great!! It's lollipop 5.1.1 , the problem is that the phone doesn't recognize the sd card anymore and my computer doesn't recognize as a ...
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1answer
652 views

Nexus 10. The device cannot start. Code 10.

I had some problem with my Nexus 10. Died on me and then came back from the dead. Since then it refuses to connect to my PC. In the Device Manager I get "The device cannot start. Code 10." I have ...
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1answer
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The SU binary must be updated

Xiaomi redmi 2 runs MIUI 6.2.4.0(KHJCNBK) I ran a zip file in CWM, and had a success done!: Then installed SuperSU from google play, it wanted to update binary, so I clicked normal. It said failed ...
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262 views

Play Store “Connection Timed Out” on Micromax Yureka

I purchased a new Yureka yesterday and have inserted both the SIM cards properly. Today when I switched the mobile data on and wanted to download apps through Google Play, but was unable to do so and ...
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1answer
2k views

System has been modified. Pls contact the manufacturer. Thank you. — i don't know what this mean and something's wrong with my phone.

--- I accidentally deleted my android device manager and other folders on my phone that i thought was not useful at all. After, this message on my lock screen appeared. And i can't unlock my phone ...
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1answer
404 views

How to flash TAB 900 Android Tablet

I have Sunstech TAB 900 tablet, and it ships with Android 4.0. I want to install Android Lollipop on it. I have tried to use "apply update from external storage", but it gives me "E: Short write of ...
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431 views

Start wifi hotspot through adb using service command

I saw this question, the answer there and the comments on it. The solution still needs at least three steps to enable hotspot using command line. I'm looking for one single command. E.g In Lollipop, ...
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168 views

Can Not browse web from my PC tethered to my Android 4.1.1 phone via USB cable

I have a Windows 7 PC connected to my HTC One X running Android 4.1.1 through the USB cable. I've also tried connecting through a wireless adapter. What I get is a connection to the wireless hub and ...
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Proving a friend that I didn't hung up on him,my battery was dead

As the title says already a friend of mine is upset with me because he thinks that I hung on him but the truth is my battery was dead. Somehow he doesn't believe me. I'm about to go crazy. Anyway the ...
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1answer
2k views

Using ADB shell, How I can disable hostspot / tethering on lollypop Nexus 5

My screen got broken and I've been using my phone with a VNC Server installed on it, but this morning i'd the stupid idea of enable hotspot just to see if I can use my mobile data plan on my laptop, ...
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0answers
33 views

Can I still use HTC Sync (OSX) software if I root my One S?

I have run out of app space so am thinking of rooting my phone (HTC One S) to be able get rid of the many unremovable preinstalled apps that I never use. I was wondering if the HTC Sync software on ...
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0answers
89 views

Huge system data on my Blu quattro phone, #9009# does not work

Most of my Blu quattro (not rooted) phone's storage is taken by system data. I checked it with the DiskUsage application (system data takes about 800 MB of my 1 GB of phone memory). I saw this to be a ...
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1answer
28 views

Should the Droidstack application still work on my Android device?

I use the Droidstack tool as recommended on some answers from this forum. I haven't launched it for some time but I tried it again this week now it seems to be incapable of accessing the data. Is this ...
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0answers
11 views

What block symbol in android? [duplicate]

Since morning I've been observing "block" like symbol (top right) in my android mobile beside alarm symbol. Please see following image, I've marked red color border around the block symbol. What ...
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1answer
34 views

can't access purchased apps

I have purchased apps from play store. At xmas, When my daughter got her tablet, I signed into my account and she could download all of the purchased apps. Today we got a new tablet and I am trying to ...

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