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How to update samsung galaxy tab p1000 i.e. 2.2 to 2.3. using ADB?

I am updating the OS of my Samsung Galaxy tab p1000 (i.e. 2.2) to 2.3.6 using adb. I am using the steps below: Check whether device is connected or not using ADB. C:\Users\PC>adb devices ...
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1answer
649 views

Sim card failed

Ever since that I got the cyanogen 7 it says that no SIM -- but it is in there. I was wondering how to solve the problem It has been ... quite and adventure. What I've tried: First I tried Heimdall ...
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5answers
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Galaxy S3 missing “Accounts and Sync”

I have Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 version 4.1.2 and I lost the "Accounts and Sync" under settings. I added the "Auto sync data" under Data usage and it still does not sync automatically with my calendar. My ...
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0answers
168 views

Keyboard shows when getting an incoming call

I have an LG Nexus 4 running Android 4.2.1 and have a strange problem. When I got an incoming phone call the keyboard is displayed and won't go away. This is a rather big problem since it obscures the ...
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0answers
684 views

SMTP auth server settings

I'm using my own SMTP server with SMTP AUTH for sending mails. The greeting looks like: 250-[...fqdn...] Hello [...fqdn...] [...ip...], pleased to meet you 250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES ...
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2answers
580 views

My dialler app is severely lagging

I have a HTC Sensation running Android 4.0.3 (HTC Sense 3.6, 3.33.401.53). Of late I've been having increasing problems with global lag, however this is really most noticeable on the dialler/phone ...
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1answer
272 views

Can an app register itself to consume certain URLs?

This is not a programming question but a usability one. News site example.com has an annoying habit: when I follow a link to an article, the site first displays a pop-up saying “come use our app ...
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3answers
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How do I get permission to create this file in an android shell?

I'm trying to root a Kindle and I'm stuck. Getting permission denied and don't know how or what permissions to change. mike@Inspiron:~/Downloads/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools$ adb shell ...
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1answer
677 views

I get “unfortunately exchange services has stopped” a few days after setting up exchange email

On my Motorola Xoom running 4.0.3 I can set up an exchange email account and it will work for a day or so then it will give the "unfortunately exchange services has stopped" error after checking for ...
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0answers
64 views

Input via voice and handwritten works, but not keyboard on app on Galaxy 2

I am working within an app that has text fields for entry. I can highlight and cut the text if it auto-populates and I can even use the text-to-speech and handwriting input methods. When I use the ...
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9answers
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Songs from Google Play don't show up on phone

I'm trying to make a custom calendar notification on my mom's Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.1.1) because the built-in ones are too short for her to hear. This article says I can move a music file to ...
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2answers
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Saving a photo attached in text message

I have a Galaxy S2, running Android 4.0.3 I can open a photo attached to a text message. How can I save the photo (not the message)?
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0answers
130 views

desktop shortcut that takes a photo and emails it to a fixed address

I am registered with a website that can archive scans of receipts. One way to upload the receipt image is to email it to an email address that's tied to my account. To expedite the process, I want a ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change/remove icons on LG lock screen?

I have LG Optimus L5 with Android 4.0.3. When screen is locked there are four icons (Phone, Messaging, E-mail, Camera) in the bottom of it. If I tap on it and slide, screen unlocks and the tapped app ...
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1answer
213 views

Samsung S2 kernel change

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, I have Android 4.0.4 running with Kernel 3.0.15-1114882. I need to change to kernel 3.015-1157945 or 3.015-1056084 . Is this possible? If yes How?
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1answer
4k views

How to remove GMail contacts from Messaging app on Samsung Galaxy S Advance?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Advance and when I try to send a SMS message to someone I have to search through all my GMail contacts that for some reason appear on the app along with my phone contacts. I ...
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0answers
357 views

Possible security issues with having debug mode enabled?

Are there any significant security concerns with having a phone with debug mode enabled 24/7? As I understand it the debug mode only really becomes active once the phone is connected via USB cable to ...
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1answer
6k views

Download video from DailyMotion

Is there a way to download videos from DailyMotion? I do have the DailyMotion application on my phone (Canvas 2) but as far as I can see it doesn't provide any feature to download video.
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1answer
205 views

Prerequisites of Installing New Launcher

First of all, consider me noob in this launcher thing, as I have never installed any launcher on my Samsung Galaxy S2. But now, I'm thinking to take a plunge and download one, but have no idea what ...
2
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2answers
5k views

Cannot find driving mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

After upgrading to the new Android 4.1.2, I can't seem to find the 'driving mode' tab. Please help.
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1answer
351 views

Samsung Android device is listed as modem under Windows, but want it as mass storage device

When I plug in my Samsung phone it puts it under devices and printers it says that it is a modem. It reads Samsung CDMA technologies. I don't know how to get it to detect as a drive so I can put music ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I hide an application from the app drawer?

I've got Micromax Canvas 2 and have installed one application which is having some confidential data. Now I want to hide that application from menu. Is there any way / application for that?
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1answer
493 views

Samsung Note 1 mystery SMS notification

Every time I get a text message, my phone rings an irritating notification that I can't figure out how to disable. It's not the one that I set the notification to in the settings menu. I disabled any ...
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4answers
5k views

Installing BusyBox crashes phone

I'm trying to install BusyBox on my rooted stock Droid DNA. Every time I try the normal install, it fails saying that the program can't be installed in /system/bin. If I do the smart install, it ...
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2answers
592 views

Nexus 4 auto dialing extension does not work

I used to own a T-Mobile Mytouch 4g before, which had the pause character before extension otherwise 'p' on that handset and it was working fine. Now, I own and use a Nexus 4 and I understood that ...
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1answer
190 views

What is the difference between building and installing CyanogenMod?

What is the difference between building and installing CyanogenMod? I am really confused. I'm deciding whether or not I should install CyanogenMod.
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1answer
249 views

How to take screenshot on GT-19100 with ICS 4.0.4?

My Samsung Galaxy GT-19100 phone is stopped taking snapshot after my up-gradation from ICS 4.0.3 to ICS 4.0.4. Volume (-) key and power button pressing together is not taking snapshot now. Is this ...
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4answers
1k views

How to list my recently updated apps

I would like to be able to see a list of my apps sorted the date the app was last updated. Descending order is preferred, but honestly I'll take anything. One use case: Earlier today I had two apps ...
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0answers
263 views

AVD Manager runs but android.bat does not

I can create virtual devices using AVD manager. I can run the emulator and create AVDs. But i cannot do the same using "android.bat". I get the following error- ERROR: No suitable Java found. In ...
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1answer
662 views

How do I migrate my SMS (text messages) from iPhone to Android?

I want to export my SMS history from an iPhone and import them into a new Android phone, including timestamp, message direction (incoming|outgoing), and correspondent (sender or recipient). My ...
0
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1answer
155 views

Is it possible to intercept and override sensor events in Android?

I want to intercept sensor events in Android and override (fix) transmitted data. Is it possible? The solution should work for all applications using that sensor. UPDATE I need to override ...
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1answer
499 views

USB OTG “power consumtion error”

I use a USB OTG cable to connect USB devices such as pen drives, mice, key boards, etc. But when I connect some devices, (particularly some of the pen drives I have) it gives me following error ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I import sms from iphone 4s / IOS6 with Samsung Kies

I've got a brand spanking Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I want to import my SMS's - I've installed Kies, detected an iphone backup, (my iphone's name and date displays) but the import screen just ...
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1answer
2k views

How to upgrade the HTC One X (with AT&T) from ICS to Jelly Bean from Indian telecome?

I purchased HTC One X unlocked (with AT&T) with Android ICS. I am using this phone in India with Airtel SIM. How can I upgrade the device to Jelly Bean?
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1answer
2k views

Nexus 10 handwriting apps always lag

So I just bought a nexus 10 and among the many reasons for getting one, I want to take notes with it. I've bought myself a nice stylus that works wonderfully on iPads and my galaxy nexus phone. ...
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0answers
82 views

Is it possible to plug a thumbdrive / portable harddisk that have multiple partitions to a tablet

Is it possible to plug a thumbdrive / portable harddisk that have multiple partitions to a tablet (any generic tablet or tablets in general) or there is a need to use a Apps to perform such actions?
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0answers
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Horizontal calibration and Gyroscope calibration is not working on Samsung Galaxy S2

Whenever I go into the calibration for the accelerometer and gyroscope, the blue dot is not moving around for the accelerometer and for the gyroscope. Also, all of the auto screen rotation functions ...
2
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1answer
366 views

How can I bypass the activation on my Droid 2 Global?

I want to put a custom ROM on my D2G, but I think I went about it in the wrong order. I thought that I had to do a factory reset, but that wound up setting me back. The phone demands that it be ...
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0answers
743 views

Galaxy S3 Proximity Sensor has no effect in apps, but appears functional in diagnostics

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. If I use the Samsung Galaxy S3 diagnostics screen (#0#), and choose "Sensor", I get the following values for "ADC": Screen held far away: 16 Hand about an inch away: 70 ...
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0answers
289 views

Frozen screen on Samsung Galaxy Ace

While downloading photos, my Samsung Galaxy Ace screen froze with a picture of a phone, a yellow triangle, and a computer. I have turned it off, removed the battery, replaced the battery, and turned ...
2
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1answer
471 views

Red exclamation mark when trying to update Nexus 7.

Every time I go to update my Google Nexus 7 to Android Jelly Bean 4.2, it fails and shows the Android logo on it's side with red exclamation mark (!) on. Why won't it let me update to Jelly Bean ...
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1answer
255 views

Acer Iconia A500 factory reset won't restart

My Acer A500 froze, with a blank screen ( complaining of low memory at that time), so I did a factory reset. Now the screen comes up with the ACER logo but doesn't do anything else within hours; I've ...
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1answer
291 views

Add “scp” to “share via” or “send via” menu

In the photo gallery application a pop-up menu allows selecting various destinations for "share via". Is it possible to add "scp" to this list? There seem to be a number of scp clients out there but ...
1
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1answer
695 views

Does the Kindle Fire original have a camera?

It may be too late to ask for such a thing... I checked my Kindle Fire 1st generation model and found a camera on the top left of the device. At least, it just looks like the camera on any phone or ...
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1answer
381 views

Unlocked bootloader, encryption

galaxy nexus unlocked bootloader no adb enabled rooted device encryption on with 10+ characters (Cryptfs Password - Google play) PIN screen lock with 6 characters Am I safe if someone wants to ...
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3answers
736 views

How to trace a drive-by download?

I was using the default Android browser and I noticed a drive-by download. The file is sexplay-r8.apk MD5 (sexplay-r8.apk) = 61ec2c6dab14c53ca323ee0dbcad112e It looks very much like a malware to ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Galaxy S GT-I9000 is slow

My GT-I9000 takes ages to come "alive" after powering up. It has been slow for a while, but now it has gotten even slower, anything up to 10 minutes sometimes. When it activates, everything works ...
2
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1answer
903 views

How can I go back to ICS after JB OTA updates?

My phone is HTC One S VelliC2 and received the JB OTA updates. However, I could not get used to it. So how can I return to ICS? Can I use the HTC Android 4.03 RUU file? Now the Hboot version has ...
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1answer
206 views

Broken recovery mod!

My Sk17i phone(Mini pro) is rooted. And used CWM to install a custom "Unlimited" Rom, then restarted after installation. And now my handset keeps boot-looping. After I tried to fast boot, before ...
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2answers
1k views

“Restrict Background data” with Jelly Bean on tf300t ASUS tablet

On my tf300t ASUS tablet (with wifi only) I tried to set "Restrict Background Data" following Settings->Data Usage->three boxes in the upper right corner, but there is no such option. I read on ...

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