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Moto E 2nd Gen Settings & Google Play Services is not Opening

After going in the menu options when I select settings option, There is a message appearing on the screen "Unfortunately Setting has stopped", Also for Google play services the same error is ...
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2answers
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How safe are downloadable lock apps?

I've noticed quite a few lock screen apps and some of them do seem to be rather interesting. But, are they really that secure? I've seen some where I can bypass them by using the Recently Opened Apps ...
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2answers
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Streaming audio from smartphone to PC without bluetooth

How should I do this if I wanted to stream Spotify using my smartphone but the audio comes from the speakers connected to my PC? I only have USB speakers that can't be connected to my smartphone using ...
0
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1answer
200 views

Wi-Fi works well in other devices but shows “limited connectivity” in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro

I have a BSNL router in my house. I can connect and browse using Wi-Fi in my laptop and my brother's and dad's mobile but it shows limited connectivity in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro. It has WEP security....
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1answer
1k views

LG G3 - 4.4.2 - Stop SMS converting to MMS

I used to have Nexus 4, I was able to disable SMS converting to MMS. It did not convert my messages to MMS when I do group messaging. Now I have LG G3 with Andorid 4.4.2, when when I do group ...
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0answers
59 views

Is there any way to backup or transfer AppOps settings?

For those of us who use AppOps, we have hundreds, if not thousands, of settings stored in that app. When transferring to a new device, is there a way to transfer those AppOps settings from one device ...
0
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1answer
34 views

What are some steps to diagnose what is slowing down my LG G2 D800?

It just took me 40 seconds to switch from Facebook to my SMS. (I got a message while I was in Facebook App, and I clicked on the SMS pop-up and it took good 40 seconds to make the switch) While ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Pictures do not appear at the gallery?

I'm using Android 4.1.2 (I tagged with 4.1 jelly bean because there is not a 4.1.2 tag, my phone is Samsung galaxy S3 mini. If I open my gallery, in wich all pictures on the phone should be present, ...
0
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1answer
303 views

Unable to restore WhatsApp chat

I have followed all the possible ways to restore my WhatsApp chat, but I'm unable to do so. I uninstalled and reinstalled WhatsApp three times and had my WhatsApp data in my SD card even after I ...
0
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2answers
186 views

Would uninstalling Play Store and Play Services delete user data on phone?

If I uninstall Google Play Store and Play Services will that delete files such as texts, pictures and more. My issue at hand is this error continuously appearing on my phone: "Google Play Services has ...
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0answers
171 views

Why used internal memory is greater than total size of apps?

My phone reports 131MB internal memory use but when I add up the sizes of all apps in internal memory, it doesn't add up even to 100MB. I don't have any media whatsoever in the phone. What is the ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Disable cookies for specific sites in Firefox

Firefox on my PC allows me top disable cookies for specific sites by clicking on the website's icon. When cookies are disabled generally, I can enable them the same way in the menu behind the icon. ...
0
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1answer
147 views

Connecting Android device to a basic TV

How can I connect my Android KitKat to a basic TV (not smart TV) with the cable of CD player or other? Any trick or tips?
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0answers
207 views

help for rooting Android tab Winmax TX5

I have a tab named Winmax, model TX5, with hardware mt8312 :) Now I want to root it, my friend suggest me to root with kingroot. Is it will work??? and my Android version is Kitkat 4.2.2. I hope ...
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0answers
180 views

Android Device Manager can't change password

I tried to lock my phone from Android Device Manager and entered a password with 17 characters. Unfortunately, my phone can only accommodate 16. I can't change the password because it says that Google ...
0
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0answers
1k views

Move app using file manage or force installation onto SD card?

First off: I haven't been able to root my phone. It's a ZTE Speed (N9130) on Android 4.4.4. I have gone through every rooting method available with the exception of guides that require special cables. ...
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0answers
65 views

Combining Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere on Android?

On my PC (Windows 8.1) I am happily using Firefox with the Addons Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere. I really like this combination so I winder how I can achieve the same things on my Android phone. I ...
0
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1answer
18 views

How can I change the function of the volume key in messenges?

I have a Galaxy S5, android version 5.0 When I have the default messenges app open, if I press the volume key it increases or decreases the size of the font rather than the volume. Is there a way to ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Is there a app or how could I change the size and move the screen for a tv or projector?

I have a android projector that doesn't have screen manipulation except zoom. I want to position the screen down and to the left. I also want to dime the back light, so there isn't an outline around ...
0
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1answer
228 views

is it possible to queue up episodes in Play Movies & TV?

In Google's native "Play Movies & TV", the app that plays your movie and TV content purchased from the Play Store...is there any way to queue up something to play next, or an option when watching ...
0
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0answers
74 views

Deleting an downgrade file, help pls!

I have na BQ Aquaris E5, which I recently updated Lollipop. After the update however, I accidentaly downloaded the Kitkat downgrade file, which I don't wish to install because I would lose my data. ...
0
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1answer
114 views

I deleted Android OS from my Karbonn device

I have a smart phone (Karbonn A50,Android version 2.3.6) which was rooted earlier. While accessing my files on the memory card, I came to know that I can access the system files and apps:think OS. I'...
2
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2answers
23k views

“You can't delete contacts from read-only accounts.”

I'm trying to delete contacts from my Google account that's synced with my Nexus 5. It's synced as a Google account, not using Gmail IMAP or anything like that, but all of the contacts display this ...
2
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2answers
225 views

recursive adb pull a directory using $EXTERNAL_STORAGE parameter

I wish to pull a directory from an Android device which contains screenshots, reason why, is that I don't know the name of these screenshots to pull them 1 by 1, so pulling the directory seemed a ...
0
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0answers
230 views

Reinstalled Whatsapp but not receiving missed messages

My phone got bricked last month and as I was on travel I just bought a cheap phone (no whats app) for these days. Now I have bought a new smart phone and have installed whats app in it. I have got my ...
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0answers
67 views

Set APN by textmessage?

Anyone knows if it's possible to program an APN by sending a text/sms message? If so, what to send? It regards an LG Leon (3G model) with Android 5.0.1 Thanks for your input!
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0answers
60 views

Google Play authentication problem [duplicate]

I just bought a new Lenovo Vibe X S960. I never get to connect on Google Play Store. I got the following message after opening it Authentication is required. You need to sign into your Google ...
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2answers
383 views

How can I test functioning of internal component (sensors, NFC, pedometer etc…)

I recently dropped my LG G3 in water. I opened it and let it dry for a long time. It now work properly but some components does not seems to work anymore. For example light sensor, proximity sensor ...
4
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6answers
20k views

Remove “ad-type.google.com” adware in any Android device browser

ad-type.google.com is appearing regularly whenever I access the web through Chrome. It's a new adware and there are no solutions available other than Go to system Settings > Applications > Chrome ...
2
votes
0answers
358 views

Running your own .sh script at vold.decrypt=trigger_shutdown_framework via init.rc (android 5.0)

I want to workaround a vendor bug in an Android 5.0 phone (chinese, MTK, no proper source) Problem is due to a bug in some binary, /data is not properly released on vold.decrypt=...
0
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0answers
96 views

Is it possible to start an infinite loop within init.d?

I would like to create an init.d script to control the fan of my Odroid XU3 under Lollipop 5.1.1, CyanogenMod 12.1. I already make one on linux which is working well and would like to port it to ...
0
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1answer
265 views

Should I re-lock bootloader after flashing developer preview on nexus 5?

I have flashed the Android M developer preview 3 on my Nexus 5 phone, for which I was required to unlock the bootloader. Now that the flashing has completed successfully, should I re-lock my ...
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1answer
59 views

is there any problem if i reset my unrooted andoif mobile that is previously rooted? [duplicate]

My phones play store is not connecting to internet it shows connection error.... and some of the app is not connecting to internet. I think factory reset may solve this problem but I have rooted my ...
0
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2answers
467 views

My phone says I have 7 GB of apps but I only have 3 GB

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 and I am running low on space. When I checked my apps list it says I have 7 GB of apps, but when I used Memory Map, it says I am actually using 3 GB of space. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Will allowing my gcloud backup app to clean my gallery & erasing my SD card now, give me the kind of “space” my Android message is referring to?

I'm learning how to use an android on one of my daughters old phones & I started getting a little,quick message box, saying I didn't have enough available space. So I researched it & decided ...
0
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1answer
158 views

Usb connection malfunction

I had samsung galaxy tab 10.1 gt-p7510 wifi only version. couple of weeks back, my tab couldn't connect to my pc or any other PC I've tried on. It says the Usb connection malfunctioned and is not ...
0
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0answers
89 views

sync dictionary between devices (Google Keyboard)

so I have some words stored on my tablet's personal dictionary (Settings => Language & input => Personal dictionary). I also have installed Google Keyboard app and have selected my main Google ...
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votes
1answer
78 views

im tring to recover my freinds contacts but when i go to gmail it will not let me put in his gmail account how do i do this [closed]

how do I recover my contacts from my freinds Google email account he lost his phone and when I go to gmail it won't except his email account only mine because it's my phone.
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0answers
336 views

Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

I would like to change a setting for my Android (v5.1.1) to make my YouTube app show notifications (on the Lock Screen and Status Bar as it currently does), but without vibration and sound. That is, ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Avatar not going away

At one point I got an XMPP client app on my phone, and it seemed to pick up the XMPP icon I was using on my desktop and integrate it with my stock email app's avatar for myself. I don't want my icon ...
0
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0answers
37 views

I am not able to start my device

I have micromax A110Q. I was using rua1 CWM v5.5.0.4 for micromax A110Q, I ran Lollipop Experience ROM Beta10.zip and then tried to reboot my device but it just gets stuck on the "Canvas" logo. I ...
0
votes
0answers
148 views

How to root LG Optimus L7 II - P715

I want to root my android phone, which is LG Optimus P715. Could someone help me do that. Is there anybody else who have used this phone, or rooted it? Thanks..!!
0
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0answers
243 views

Charging rate in Zenfone 5 is 40-90mA while Moto G shows 480-500mA with same charger and USB cable. What's the issue with former?

I have a T00J Zenfone 5, and last Sunday its charger broke. As I tend to use it in lots of places, I guess the stress on the cord was a little more than it could handle. I plugged it in on USB, and ...
0
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0answers
88 views

Run Bash Script from Terminal

I have modified a kernel's ramdisk to include a "settings" terminal run bash script. However, when I type in terminal su dp I get file is not found. dp exists in the ramdisk as /sbin/dp I've ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Simulate Gamepad from PC or another Android

There are many questions about using the phone as a controller for the PC, but I'd like to know if there is any solution that allows to use the computer to act as a gamepad for Androids? The reason ...
1
vote
0answers
101 views

Format of phone number in imported contacts

I created a VCF file (VCARD version 2.1) of contacts and imported it into an Android 5 phone. A Motorola Moto G 2nd generation. The VCF has phone numbers formatted correctly for the UK (e.g. "01234 ...
0
votes
0answers
183 views

Error Loading Newsfeed. Tap to Retry

My wife has 2 tablets - A Dell Venue and a 2012 Nexus 12. Sometimes the Facebook app gives a message "Error Loading Newsfeed". "Tap to Retry". She keeps getting notifications and other stuff while ...
0
votes
0answers
744 views

CWR Lenovo A850i

I'd like to install a custom ROM in my rooted Lenovo A850i but I couldn't find working CWM or TWRP. ROM Manager also failed. Is that possible at all to change ROM in that device?
0
votes
1answer
67 views

What are the security implications of enabling NFC on my Andriod device?

My first NFC-capable Android device (running Lollipop) is on its way. I've been doing some research, and got some info on how NFC events are handled internally, but I'd like some more practical ...
0
votes
0answers
111 views

Controlling phone through computer… without USB, Broken touchscreen, and no way to restart it

I have Sony Xperia z3 compact, and I'm looking for a miracle: The touchscreen does not work Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are disabled (mobile data isn't though. I can still install apps on the phone through ...

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