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Why do applications update when I have declined the Google Play terms of service?

On my Samsung Note 3 I have declined the Google Play terms of service. Despite this, the system has connected to Google Play to download updates for all the bloatware preinstalled on the system, and a ...
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how to recover the back-up data from google account?

I backed-up my passwords and data from phone on to my google account. Then reset the device. how can i recover the saved passwords?(specifically wifi password)
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can a vnc client on android transmit the modifier keys from an external keyboard

I am running a chrooted Debian Linux installation on an Android tablet using Linux Deploy. The way to access a GUI in this is apparently (I could be wrong) to run a VNC server on Linux and access it ...
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0answers
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Samsung note 3 won't bluetooth bind with google apps

The Samsung note 3 sm-n900 (lollipop) will bluetooth bind with device. Phone will not bind with the device's app. It is a root phone but I had this problem before root.
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1answer
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How to take a screenshot on Android 4.4.2 on a Nexus 4?

I read that you need to hold the volume down button and power button simultaneously to take a screenshot. I've tried this many times and I just can't get it to work. Most of the time the volume ...
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1answer
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Purchase cancelled from Google Play Store, but verification fee deducted

Yesterday I was trying to purchase an app from the Play Store. So I added my card details to the dialog window that appeared, and Google deducted a small sum from my A/C (Rs.51 INR), which I know, is ...
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I hard bricked my phone, now what?

So today I hard bricked my week old Iocean X8, as soon as my phone arrived it came stock with a jellybean ROM so I flashed it to the KitKat ROM provided by Iocean which all worked fine but I decided I ...
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My phone dosen't read my headphones [HTC Desire 820]

Yesterday I updated my phone, and now it doesn't read my head phones, they are head phones with microphone (Kruger&Matz + different cable that adds micro) They work on my PC, different headphones ...
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Can someone help me prove fraud by analyzing this Android app? [on hold]

So recently some of my relatives have been convinced by a quack doctor who performs this pseudomedical procedure called bioresonance therapy. They were convinced to pay an exorbitant amount of money ...
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How do I force USB debugging?

I am trying to figure out why my apps don't work on tablets manufactured by the company Ainol. USB debugging is already turned on, and I took a look at all of the settings that I could find on it, ...
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0answers
152 views

How to download a video that has been removed?

A video from socialcam.com was tweeted by someone. I need to download it so bad, but the thing is, it has been removed from the socialcam.com, but I can still play the video using the Twitter App(I ...
0
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0answers
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How to read small font text in Firefox without horizontal scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (for example on Wikipedia website) are so tiny. After zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! Moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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What is the reason for this problem and what is the solution for that problem? [on hold]

What is ANR (application not responding)? What is the reason for this problem and what is the solution for that problem?
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7answers
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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6answers
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Why are there so many different Android kernels (technical answer please)

Isn't Android a common kernel that is used across all devices? For example CentOS will install on Dell, HP, and a variety of other hardware. Sure there are different modules but it's still CentOS ...
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0answers
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Android Emulator Screen doesn't refresh screen unless I bring it out of focus and then back into focus

I'm using Android Studio on Windows 8.1 and the virtual device that I'm using for the emulation is the Nexus 6. Whenever I run the emulation, I have to either put the emulation out of focus by ...
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1answer
518 views

What is Cyanogenmod KANGs?

What is Cyanogenmod KANGs? I have read about compiling the most up-to-date source code as a "KANGs" but I can't find out anywhere what it refers to.
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1answer
168 views

CyanogenMod 12 - is there quick sound/vibrate switch

In CM 11 there was a switch to mute my phone or put it on vibrate. I can't seem to find it in CM12. There are only profiles, which are not what I would like to have. Is this something missing from ...
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1answer
21k views

How to turn off flashlight when the phone rings?

I have LG G3 with Android 4.4.2. When the phone rings or when I get a message, the flashlight will turn on. How to turn it off?
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4answers
2k views

I can't use the sd card to download apps

I just got a new phone but when I try to download something it says insufficient space but my sd card has plenty. How do I fix this?
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1answer
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HTC Desire 516 dual sim ROOT FAILED (BRIKED?)

i've tried to root my htc desire 516 dual sim by following this guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/android/help/bootloader-fastboot-recovery-htc-desire-t2845467/page8 but obviously i did ...
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1answer
16 views

SIM Contact: What happens if I loose SIM?

Consider this use-case: I have few contacts which I saved in my SIM card. Those are not available to me if SIM is removed from phone (not in Phone internal memory or not backed up). What will happen ...
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1answer
145 views

How to remove monkey test and time service?

I am using a Micromax Canvas A116. It's not a rooted phone. I've done a factory-reset, but still malware app existing. How to remove monkey test, time service in mobile phone? And everytime phone gets ...
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6answers
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Is it safe to uninstall Google Play Services App?

I am using Andriod 2.3.6 Gingerbread for the last 3 years. For the last 2 months the "Google Play Services" app is taking too much memory, Now I want to uninstall it. Is it safe to do so? Does it ...
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0answers
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Why i cant use some button with some game with usb controller?

I bought a usb controller call 'ShanWan USB WirelassGamepad'.It can play all the game but when I play 'Real Racing 3' and 'Fractal Combat X'(they support controller),I just can use the Analog Stick or ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I force a media rescan on Lollipop?

I would like to force a rescan so that the MTP file listing is correct when I use Android File Transfer on my Mac. I've tried a half dozen apps but none of them seem to work on Android 5.0. I have ...
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2answers
2k views

How to force the locale/language of a specific app?

I'm looking for the functionality of MoreLocales2 but only applying the changes to certain apps. In this case, I'm trying to force German on TypoClock 0.51 but have the rest of my phone left in ...
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0answers
13 views

How to force an app to use a different language?

Is there any config file that we can use in Android to change the language (per application setting)?
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2answers
8k views

Mobile data turns itself on again and again; could be caused by WhatsApp

My mobile data keeps turning on by itself and uses my data traffic. I think this is because of WhatsApp, but I'm not sure. Is there any other possible reason aside from WhatsApp? How should I stop it ...
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0answers
23 views

How to reboot an Android

How can I reboot my Android device? If I long-press the physical power button, it only gives me an option to shut it down. If I longpress that button, it actually asks me to reboot the phone, albeit ...
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2answers
417 views

How to avoid update and go right into the application?

Whenever i open Clash of Clans, it gives a popup saying Update is available! Good news! A new version of the game is available There is no cancel option. No matter if I click the back button or ...
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0answers
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Formatting SD Card Using DISKPART After Link2SD Lockdown

So the story is: Link2SD, which required partitioning of my SD card into a FAT32 and EXT2 format, seems to have failed me, giving random deletions of Android apps. I got tired of this and eventually ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How do I set a lock screen wallpaper on the OnePlus One with the latest Android Update?

Okay so previously on the home screen ,I'd press the menu button- wallpapers- lock screen wallpaper and select my image to set as the lockscreen wallpaper.I can't do that anymore after the lollipop ...
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1answer
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+100

How to solve the “APN settings are not available for this user” issue?

After upgrading my ASUS Zenfone 5 to Android Lollipop, I am unable to access HSPA/3G data. In Brazil we have to manually input APN settings, and when I try to do so, I receive the following message ...
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3answers
9k views

How can I remove a blank homescreen page once I've moved all the apps off it

I've consolidated my 5 'pages' of apps into 3 pages. Now I have two blank pages that have no icons in them. These are the pages that are represented by the small squares on the home page screen that ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Chrome failed during startup with an unexpected error

When starting Chrome on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, I just get the following error message, and no error code. Chrome failed during startup with an unexpected error. Googling the above phrase gives ...
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1answer
34 views

Is “android_secret_code” a code to unlock the SIM?

On my Sony Xperia E, I copied and extracted my SIM unlock app (the official one) and found a bunch of 7 or 8 numbers with the words android_secret_code. Is this my SIM unlock code? If so, just to be ...
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2answers
2k views

HTC One X soft keys not working for 4hours now

The soft keys of my HTC One X aren't working for 4hours now. I've restarted it many times but still the problem persists. The screen is normal, just the back, recent app and home key aren't. Could it ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Can I change proxy settings on my stock Android browser?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, and I'm not experienced enough in Android to want to root it yet. However, I need a proxy server. Is there any way to change the proxy settings (for both WiFi and ...
0
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0answers
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HID-MULTITOUCH for Android PIPO car pc project

I bought a PIPO X7S small computer that has Android 4.4 installed. I also purchased a 7" touch screen LCD from Chalk-Elec.com to install in my car. The problem I am having is that the Android version ...
0
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2answers
399 views

Moto G2 speaker phone issue when calling

My Motorola 2nd Generation(XT1068) mobile running Lollipop 5.0.1 version is facing problems after removing headphone. While I can talk using the headphones' mic and the phone mic has no problems and ...
3
votes
2answers
141 views
+100

“Show notifications” is greyed out for some apps. What's causing it and how do I change it?

There are some apps for which "Show Notifications" is greyed out, thus effectively barring you from changing the notification policy of that app. Why or when does it happen? I've noticed this issue ...
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1answer
23 views

ADB- Cannot get the Path variable to work for ADB

I am unable to execute ADB from CMD after adding it to the Path Variable. I am able to launch it from the folder when I open a Command Prompt there. But I am unable to launch ADB straight from CMD ...
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0answers
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Can my Samsung phone with Verison service been hacked into using my FaceBook account?

I don't always close FB when leaving.When I charged batt. & turned phone back on to find a new lock pattern & my password changed.Also my phone was attached to another account.
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vote
2answers
262 views

What does “Network interrupted; server closed” mean?

My phone (a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini running Android 4.4.2) sometimes shows a message window with the text "Network interrupted; server closed". Does anybody know exactly what that means? I've tried ...
35
votes
7answers
21k views

How do I back up Google Authenticator?

I'm starting to use Google Authenticator for more and more things now, but I've just realized that if I lose my phone, or if I need to wipe and restore it to install new firmware, I will lose all of ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

adb and platform-tools not working anymore on Mac Lion

Ok, I had that eclipse + SDK + all projects working fine on my Mac (Osx Lion). After updating the SDK recently, everything stopped working. It seems that some very smart guy there forgot to allow ...
0
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1answer
20k views

Recovery is not working on Huawei MediaPad 7 lite

A friend of mine owns this tablet and has entered the password incorrectly too many times and now the device is locked asking for a Google account. Unfortunately the Google account password is ...
1
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3answers
41 views

Xperia Z3 boot loop after TWRP installation

My Xperia Z3 was running Android 5.0.2. The model is D6653. I didn't check the firmware build number. I followed these steps. Everything was successful with no errors. ➜ Sdk sudo $(which ...
7
votes
4answers
5k views

Can I wipe my phone even if I use it for 2-step verification?

I fear that if I reset my phone to factory defaults I'll never be able to access my Google Account again, since I use the Google Authentication app on it to provide the 2nd step of the verification. ...

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