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Problem with enabling/disabling Bluetooth in Dell Venue 7 Tablet; Error: Service not Registered

Device: Dell Venue 7 Tablet Status: Rooted I have a problem with my device's Bluetooth. When I try to enable it, it doesn't start display "on" and then back to "off". I have restored the ...
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2answers
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Samsung Galaxy S2 stuck on CWM, can't mount sdcard

I've been trying to install Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100), following the official guide. I was successful in installing Clockworkmod and can enter the recovery mode. The problem ...
4
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6answers
15k views

Disabling smiley key on keyboards with the stock messaging app in ICS

I'm using a custom ROM for ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S. I like being able to create a new line in a text message, but the 'enter' key on all keyboards I use (though primarily Swype) is replaced with a ...
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2answers
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How to disable lock pattern/pin on lock screen with new Android 4.3 update?

I just did an update on my Galaxy S3 and now it is required that I have a lock on my lock screen. Before the update, I had the simple "Swipe to Unlock." Now, when I go into Settings>Lock ...
0
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1answer
8 views

Connecting Samsung A3 to Ubuntu 14 (USB) - adb unauthorized (no pop up on device)

I have a Samsung A3 with Android 4.4.2 (not rooted) and a computer operating with Ubuntu 14. I am trying to connect my device to my computer through usb to be able to perform some tests on it. I have ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Having serious technical problems / crashing on my Samsung i9300

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) that I've been using for slightly over a year. I am a rather heavy-duty user of the phone, and have used in intensively for that time. I do take care of the phone ...
0
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0answers
14 views

My friend's phone updated to Lollipop but mine won't [duplicate]

My friend and I have the same phone, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and we use the same service provider. The problem is that my friend's phone (once again, identical circumstances) has updated to Lollipop ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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0answers
17 views

how can I recover a deleted video on Android 4? [duplicate]

My girlfriend deleted a video she didn't want to delete. It has been about 2 weeks since she deleted it, and she has been trying to not fill the phone up with stuff just in case we have a shot at ...
1
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1answer
49 views

How do I disable the drop-down spell check box?

I just updated my Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1/Lollipop. I don't like to use the drop-down spell check/autocorrect box; I prefer the one built into the Google Keyboard that displays as a line of ...
1
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2answers
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Recovery Mode Does Not Work On Lenovo A390

I Have a Lenovo A390 and I'm having trouble going into the recovery mode. Everytime I boot into recovery mode, a dead android icon with a red triangle appears and nothing happens. The icon is like ...
1
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1answer
19 views

increase size of ext2 beyond 1.5GB

I have a rooted LG-D520 (Optimus F3Q) running Android 4.1.2. The internal memory that came with the phone was so small that I installed an 8GB SD which I formatted using MiniTool Partition Wizard with ...
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2answers
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“Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes.” notification on Samsung device

I have a new Samsung Galaxy A3 that keeps on giving me a security notice saying Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes. How do I stop ...
1
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0answers
27 views

Is there a way to back up a device so it can be executed in a virtual Machine (without rooting)?

The question is thus: It is very plausible for an android user to want to back up his information... completely. In this case, I'm wondering if it is possible to backup an android device in such a ...
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0answers
6 views

Flashligth Android app - feature not working on phones [on hold]

am a developer just starting out with Android. I developed an app for Android that runs on tablet and phone which offers various services including flashlight. I added this configuration in the ...
1
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1answer
16 views

How to clear Stock Browser cache when browser isn't installed?

Title. I have a Sony Xperia E3 running Android 4.4.2, and after using AppInventor for some time the inbuilt browser (aka the stock Android browser) has taken up a large amount of storage space with ...
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2answers
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Phone doesn't start. USB Debug is off, can't connect pc for recovery

I have a Huawei Ideos X5 phone. It is rooted. When I took the battery out and restarted it the other day, it didn't open: the device starts, shows the "Ice Cream Sandwich" logo – and there it stays ...
0
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2answers
6k views

Can I use an iPhone 4 micro-SIM card on Samsung Galaxy S?

I borrowed a Samsung Galaxy S device in order to test an app. I have attempted to insert my iPhone 4 sim card (micro-SIM) into the Galaxy S, yet the device won't recognize it and display a 'No SIM' ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Strange Notifications - Virus?? HELP!

Strange notifications keep appearing on Acer ICONIA B1-710 Android Tablet, only when connected to internet. This appears to be a virus due to the bad grammar used ("your battery is error", "your phone ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Export Chrome history in android

Is there a way to export the entire browser history from Chrome under Android, in any file format (csv, xml, whatever)? I have Chrome 42.0.2311.111 under Android 4.2.2.
0
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0answers
24 views

youtube offline video error playing

Can someone help me? I encounter problems when I play videos downloaded from Youtube. Those videos are added to disk. the downloads were all completed successfully but when I try to play them, it says ...
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1answer
28 views

How can I stop Google Play Services from updating automatically?

I have a OnePlus One with Google Play Services version 7.5.62 (1927436-438) The most current version of Google Play Services is 7.5.66 (1939950-438) which unfortunately has a bug of some kind that ...
3
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3answers
7k views

Transfer contacts from android to google contacts

I have a Google account, and my android is a Galaxy S. I want to transfer all my contacts from my cellphone into Google contacts. If you use the phones syncing option by default, it is a one way sync ...
0
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2answers
3k views

How to root Samsung Galaxy Ace II X

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace II X smartphone, and for various reasons, would like to root it. It is running android version 4.0.4. How exactly do I root it? Should I download the necessary files, or ...
3
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6answers
4k views

Can I install non-market apps on my AT&T phone directly (without a PC)?

I've installed non-Market apps on my AT&T Captivate using adb, but it'd be nice if I could download an APK directly and install it locally. I've heard of "App(s) Installer" and about a hundred ...
0
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0answers
20 views

How to unlock Android Devices for any provider

A friend of mine recently bought two Android devices from a Thrift store in our town. They are both set up to work for Verizon. He bought airtime for one and when he tried to add it, the automated ...
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1answer
396 views

Android 5.1 & Group SMS in Messenger defaults to MMS

Am I right in thinking that as of Lollipop 5.1 all group messages sent via Messenger are sent via MMS? In prior versions I had the choice to send them as multiple SMS messages, which is what I want ...
4
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2answers
140 views

does factory reset delete my gmail contacts, drive files, google plus photos e.t.c?

I have a Note 4 and this is my first smartphone ever. So I'm illiterate about all these sync, backup, restore, reset stuff on smartphones. I setup the phone to sync all my contacts, google drive, ...
0
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2answers
3k views

HTC One M7 Keeps Restarting Itself

I have recently bought a new HTC One M7. Since the moment I turned it on it's performing random reboots. At the begining it was every few minutes but now its every time I unlock the screen. I've ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

How to have the alarm audible when on vibrate or silent?

I have an issue with my Android 4.4 Nexus 5. When the phone is on either silent or vibrate modes, the alarm is also either silent or just vibrates, which does not wake me up. I need the alarm to be ...
0
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0answers
5 views

Mount errors in recovery mode (Moto E)

I was downgrading my moto e from soak test lollipop 5.0.2 to android KitKat. Now I am stuck at the boot loader screen and device doesn't boot up. On going to recovery mode I see And after clicking ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Lost Contacts after 5.0.1 update

After updating to 5.0.1, I had bad problems with wifi connections. After trying every possible solution without success, I decided to do a backup and reset. First though, I copied both the card and ...
0
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0answers
14 views

how do you fix the you didn't purchase the app problem on apks [on hold]

I really need help on finding the OBB files on my android but I can't find it please help
0
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0answers
7 views

notification when my particular friend comes online in facebook [on hold]

I'm working on an android application in which i need to use a feature through which i can get a notification when my particular friend comes online in facebook. Could i able to do this? this link ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Why does Android Boot relatively so slow?

This question is of concern to me (and perhaps many out there) because there is no spinning part in my phone. My phone has a Quad Core, 3 Gig of RAM, and so much storage space, all SSD-like in ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

I cannot find my current location while offline in google maps

Before I could easily find my current location being offline using offline maps but at present in the updated Google maps I am not able to use it. It shows the location until I am on and once I go off ...
0
votes
3answers
4k views

4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
302
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1answer
455k views

How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question by those who have want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device?
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0answers
6 views

Please advise open source Android image gallery, atlas, quiz and ebook-like apps [on hold]

Please advise open source Android image gallery, atlas, quiz and ebook-like apps for learning the technology
26
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9answers
106k views

Where can find older versions of Apps?

Is is possible to download older versions of Android applications? Is there some kind of online archive for all versions of Android apps? Like how you can find older versions of some Windows app.
0
votes
2answers
9k views

How to do a factory reset on Xperia Z with broken screen?

The screen on my Sony Xperia Z is cracked. I have now sold the phone so I need to delete my text messages, can anyone help? I can only press in certain areas of the screen so I can't click on factory ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Cannot connect to WiFi • MAC address unavailable every time after restart

Since some days it doesn't load my MAC - so I cannot connect to WiFi. If I remove everything in /data/misc/wifi folder and restart again it works again.. Of course I've to save WiFi networks. I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 - calendar sync option disappeared

I just upgraded my SGS2 to 4.1.2 and I have huge problems synchronizing my Google calendar. First of all, my Google calendar app disappeared. Until here ok, I reinstalled it from Google Play. When I ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

big.LITTLE vs Turbo [on hold]

I realize this might not be the right forum for this question, but I do not know where else to ask. Feel free to move it to a more suitable site In personal computing usually you do not need a lot of ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

galaxy tab2 screen functional but remains black

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" . Since a few months ago, whenever I turn off the screen by pressing the power button once (i dont know what you call that, 'putting in sleep mode?') and turn it on ...
0
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0answers
4 views

rooting xolo q1010i [duplicate]

I have xolo q 1010i android version 4.4.2 and kernel version 3.4.67. I want to just root the phone without flashing any other rom. I tried but have not succeeded through framaroot. I do not know ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

I accidentally deleted the updates of my google play

I was exploring my cellphone. I came to the uninstall updates of google play. Now I can't open it nor can update my apps. What do I do?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.7" home screen wallpaper

My mum has just got the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.7" and was trying to set a photo as the home screen page. She did this but all it displayed was the middle section of the photo missing out the two grid ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

ASUS fonepad 7 (K00Z) is giving an Upgrade. But is the new firmware safe to install?

I would like to know how safe is this upgrade? 'Cause I've heard many people ended up bricking their tablet after upgrading the firmware (like the gentlemen in this forum). So, I would like to know is ...
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votes
1answer
37 views

Hide WiFi status icon on CM 12

I don't want to anyone to see the connected WiFi symbol on my phone status bar, can you please help me? I have Galaxy Note II with CyanogenMod 12.1.

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