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Android and DEX files handling at runtime

I'm trying to understand a few things around how dex files are handled by android. What I do know is that an APK ships a dex file, the system gets it, optimises it at install time, and stores the ...
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Google Services is killing my battery by keeping phone awake

In the last few days my Galaxy S3 has gone from lasting 12-13 hours to about 6 hours. On checking the battery monitor it seems to suggest that the phone is constantly staying awake and that Google ...
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0answers
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How to rescue OnePlus One not responding to touch, bootlooping

My OnePlus One has randomly decided to brick itself. It doesn't respond to touch within the recovery (darn, why didn't I use CWM with button controls...) and whenever I try to boot into one of my ROMs ...
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link2sd app size incorect

Hi I was wondering someone here had a solution to my problem. I have rooted my tablet, created a ext4 partition and installed link2sd. I did this because I kept running out of space. The problem I am ...
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2answers
71 views

App showing battery charge based on its voltage

I have a xt894 with Android 4.3. I bought an extended 3800mAh battery (Mugen) but the droid doesnt recognize it properly. I tested a couple of battery manager apps, but I dint find what I am ...
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2answers
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I have over 2GB of internal memory and can't install or update some apps

I tried to search for some answer but couldn't find anything. I'm using cyanogenmod-11 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I am pretty sure I have enough space on the internal memory, but I still receive ...
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1answer
822 views

Cannot turn on wifi on Galaxy SIII

For the last month, I am unable to turn on my WiFi. It gets stuck on the message "turning on..." . I did a factory reset but it didn't help. I have tried to reboot a number of times and also I have ...
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0answers
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How to emulate an Android in Japan, Tokyo?

Actually I am trying to get an region lock application to work. The steps I have done is having BlueStack setup in Japanese, while attempting to get VPN to Tokyo, I tried Hola and it didn't work, ...
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1answer
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
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0answers
186 views

Google Now Accent Bug (Lollipop 5.0)

I updated to Android 5.0 yesterday on my Nexus 5. I am from the UK, hence I have my languages set to "English (UK)" where possible, including the voice of Google Now, which has the accent of an ...
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1answer
808 views

Issues with the TouchWiz music app on my Galaxy Note 2

I've recently received a Galaxy Note II, and am still in the phase of getting to know Android and Touchwiz. I've managed to sync some music onto it with iSyncr, but am having some problems playing it. ...
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0answers
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Prevent my phone from being locked of multiple password attempts

It already happened three times. My Motorola XT890 locked itself from being kept in the pocket trying to guess a password, ending up with the 'too many password attempts' screen and requiring Internet ...
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1answer
3k views

Reset DHCP cache for Asus Memo Pad HD7 'Avoided due to poor connection'

Only the other day, my tablet now refuses to connect to any Wi-Fi spot. I've tried resetting both the tablet and the router to no avail. After looking around, it seems to be some form of issue with ...
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0answers
13 views

Transfer root to SDcard with switch_root didn't work

I'm trying to install Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to one external sd card. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian ...
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0answers
8 views

Android phone is not booting

I wanted to install a custom ROM on my phone. When I was doing this I accidentally formatted the phone by clicking Format option in SP tools. Now phone is not booting. After this I tried to do the ...
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0answers
8 views

how do I take files off a broken phone

My screen broke and I can't unlock my phone. Is there a way to plug in my phone to a pc and unlock the phone/files like there is with blackberry?
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1answer
27 views

How to mount an ext3 partition from an external sd card on android

I'm trying to run Debian on the Android 4.4 (modded with cyanogenmod) that's installed on my nexus 10 to external sdcard. I'm reading this tutorial : http://whiteboard.ping.se/Android/Debian I've ...
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3answers
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Samsung Galaxy S3 requesting network security key when tethering

My S3 (Jellybean) was suddenly no longer recognised by my PC when plugged in via USB. I solved that by debugging using Developer Options as advised in another thread, which allowed the driver to be ...
0
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1answer
8k views

android keyboard background

Can I change the background of my keyboard, such as using my own pictures as the background of the keyboard? I searched this for a long time but there's still no way to do that. I've download an app ...
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0answers
1k views

Insufficient storage on Android Nextbook 8 with 8GB storage and an empty 16 GB SD card

I have Android Nextbook 8 tablet. It has 8GB storage and an empty 16GB SD card. However, it's telling me that it has insufficient storage. It's 2 days old and doesn't have much on it. I've deleted ...
0
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2answers
62 views

How to recover an Android phone if the Launcher has been mistakenly quarantined?

I am using an Android phone with Root access. I have an app called App Quarantine ROOT/FREEZE, which can freeze or quarantine unwanted apps in Android. I mistakenly use this app to quarantine the ...
0
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4answers
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phone doesn't boot after installing launcher

I just installed Turbo Launcher on my android device. When i activated it, my screen was black. I couldn't do anything. I thought rebooting could fix it, so i rebooted my phone. But... my phone ...
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0answers
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cannot open google now

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus(GT-I9105) with rooted stock android 4.1.2. So I thought of replacing touchwiz with Google Now Launcher. So, I installed Google Now from Play store. When I try to open ...
0
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1answer
266 views

Nexus 5 stuck on “flying color dots lollipop” screen after Hard Factory Reset

Hi i have been using nexus for the past one year .I updated my device to lollipop a month back and it was working fine . Suddenly one day , My device didn't boot up so idid factory reset and I got ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Unable to access Google account in Android Market on HTC Desire HD

After resetting factory settings, I am not able to access my Google account in Gmail / Market / Talk. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to Android Market using Google account, it shows error with title as ...
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1answer
94 views

google play store- check your connection and try again

yestrdy i got xiaomi redmi 1s.and i update the phone to new version.and frst i create a new google acnt and the playstore open,its blank and try again....try again.and i search the net for the ...
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1answer
5 views

Hard reset OTT TV BOX

I for got my pin and tried to many times so I need to reset my OTT TV Box. What are the key combinations do I hold on boot to reset the device?
3
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1answer
2k views

I want the old Gallery app back

So, my Nexus 4 got Lollipop, nullifying the old/default Gallery app. I hate the Google+ app, a lot, especially it's gallery "replacement". Other gallery apps from the market. None of them are what I ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Is it ok to repace a 300mA tablet battery with a 3000mA one [on hold]

I want to replace my 300 mA Chinese tablet battery with a 3000mA new one, My old battery has 3 wires red , black and White, the white one connect to a point on tablet board named "T".. what is this ...
0
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0answers
11 views

What type of apps name should be better? [on hold]

I have made a android apps to discover the augmented reality. Augmented Reality an old concept, are not very common words yet, to be very familiar with, but it’s such a thing that would take you to a ...
0
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1answer
461 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 ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Phone won't turn on - Samsung Galaxy S II

My Galaxy S2 won't turn on. It just keeps flashing the Samsung Galaxy S2 screen. I turned it off, then held the power button and the down volume button and a screen popped up with the green android. ...
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0answers
14 views

Add existing Google account without accepting Google Play agreement

I've received a new Samsung Galaxy S5. I want to add my existing Google account to the phone, to be able to use Gmail and my calendar. However, when adding my account under Settings, the phone ...
0
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0answers
5 views

Andriod download error [duplicate]

I downloaded a big appliation. It is 1.4 GB ,my internal is 1.6, the installation failed but the memory is used. I only have 200 MB, i don't know where does the 1.4GB go even though the application is ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Disappearing Icons on Galaxy S2

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, sometimes all of the icons will disappear from the home screens except for the 4 built in icons (phone, messaging, web, applications). This sometimes happens at startup, and ...
0
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0answers
6 views

After moto g2 lollipop update [duplicate]

After motog2 lollipop update it will change to default ring tone can't able to change it. When I change some other tone also it working in default tone's. Pls help
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0answers
15 views

How can I use this T-Mobile data plan? [on hold]

I have ordered the Karma Go wireless hotspot but it doesn't ship until April. Right now I have a pay-as-you-go plan on T-Mobile ($100, doesn't expire for a year, no data). I discovered a plan with ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Frequent WiFi disconnects with my WiFi router

I recently purchased Wireless Router and When I connected Wirelessly through my mobile(Sony Xperia P, android ver: 2.3.7), keeps on connecting and disconnecting for every 2mins. Whereas from other ...
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0answers
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Custom ringtone not working by upgrading Lollipop [duplicate]

unable to set the customize ring tone on moto g2 after upgrade of lollipop i tried doing so but it just give a default beep sound... Thanks, PK
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I access my Samsung Galaxy S5's modem with QXDM?

I rooted my samsung sg-G900H. When I connect it to my PC and look for a COM port, there is no COM port, so I can't connect to it with Qualcomm eXtensible Diagnostic Manager (QXDM). How can I enable ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

Go to recovery mode on device without volume key

Is there a universal way to enter recovery mode on an Android device with only one turn on/off button? I have a tablet (Navon Raptor 7) like this and I can't figure it out. An other problem is that ...
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2answers
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com.android.systemui rapid battery drain

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that is approximately six months old. My OS version is 4.4.2, and my provider is AT&T. The battery in my S5 will usually last me 2-4 days without charging, depending on ...
0
votes
1answer
927 views

My Android screen is not responding

My Android screen is not responding. I cannot even draw the pattern to unlock the phone. I have powered it on and off, it still is not responding. I have removed the battery and still no response. I ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Use PHP or Java to access MySQL database? [on hold]

From everything I have read out there I found there are two ways to connect to a MySQL database from Android. There seems to be a PHP solution which involves an API and a Java solution where the API ...
0
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0answers
18 views

How to mount an ext4 formatted external sdcard in stock Android 4.4.4?

I upgraded from the Note 1 with cyanogenmod 11 to the Note 4 (910C) with stock android (rooted). I want to use the ext4 formatted external sdcard, but Samsung does not added ext4 support for the ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

Getting Android error message “App not installed”

I'm having trouble installing some APKs on my ASUS tablet. To avoid confusion with other posts, and to help clarify the specific problem, let me eliminate some things right away. I do have the ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How much battery drain do push notifications cause on Android 4.1?

I've got an S3 on 4.1, and I have a lot of apps which have push notifications. This is convenient, but I want to know if 4.1 is set-up to use push notifications efficiently with regards to battery ...
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0answers
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What file system for sdcard for KitKat

I have been searching the web and this website for information about the file systems supported by Android. I have not found anything though. Since KitKat (Android 4.4), some changes have been ...
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votes
2answers
16 views

Recovery that does not use touch?

I have an HTC M8 One. The digitiser has failed. HTC won't accept the repair since I have rooted the phone. I'd like to unroot and return to stock but all of the recoveries I have found, or, the ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

what is the path the file system location where SMS messages stored? [duplicate]

Where in the file system are SMS messages stored? plese list the path

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