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Why can't I charge a Samsung phone?

I use a dual-port 2-amp charger with an Amazon Basics USB cable. This works perfectly fine to charge my Nexus 4 and the Nexus reports "AC" not "USB" as charging mode. From the recharge time it's also ...
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Is it possible to remove the battery percentage on my Samsung S5?

I have a Galaxy S5 running 4.4.2, unrooted. In the top indicator bar, there is an icon of a battery, and a percentage of remaining battery life beside it (not inside of it, as I've seen other people ...
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Hoping for a custom recovery (CWM or TWRP) for galaxy tab 4 10.1

I was hoping to tweak our tab like my s3 mini, but I can't find recoveries for it and came to the conclusion the device is still too new? There certainly are tab 10.1 things mentioned but I'm ...
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My Tab 3 will only charge from the wall adapter from Samsung [duplicate]

I'm going on holiday soon and we planned to take a USB hub to charge all of our devices rather than take several wall adapters, however when I checked that my 7" Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 would charge I ...
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Install another language to Android keyboard

I have Lenovo a390 with goKeyboard by default, and I have tried installing Serbian Keyboard to it. I have downloaded it from Play store and nothing happens, but never mind. Simple question is this: ...
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how to stop an app upgrading? [duplicate]

How can I pin an app so that it can't be upgraded? I have one app where version 2 is not as good or stable as version 1, so I want to pin it at version 1 and not upgrade it .
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How to partition SD card on Android 4.1.1 using Linux?

Hi I have a HTC Desire X and this device has a SD CARD with 16 Gb. I want to extend my memory using Link2D. I read I have to make partitions on my SD Card. The problem is that I do not know how. If I ...
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Why do I see adverts after closing WhatsApp?

Every time I close WhatsApp I get some sort of an advertisement. According to their site they don't advertise, but I see adverts like this after closing the app: Click image for larger version I ...
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Android tablet not auto-updating applications

I have an android tablet that is leveraging an internal company network. It appears that this device and all others similar to it are not auto-updating applications from the Play Store even though all ...
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GPS battery usage as a function of how often it is pinged for data

Consider an app that uses GPS to get location details. Those types of apps often use a lot of battery power. Here is what I am wondering; let say one app get the details every 5 seconds, and another ...
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“adb devices” shows device as “unauthorized”. How can I fix this? [duplicate]

I just decided to move from Windows to Linux for my Android development, I just finished to setup Android Studio, I was able to import my project into it, but now I want to be able to run my ...
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How can I re-arrange sharing application icons?

When I click on Share from within an application, say an RSS reader, I will see a multitude of choices. See screenshot. How can I re-arrange it so that my often used applications such as Hangouts ...
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Would updating my rooted Sony Xperia Z brick it?

I updated my phone, rooted it and then realized the current version isn't the latest, so I would like to update it. Is there any chance my Xperia Z would brick? Or do I have to unroot it first?
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Android WiFi repeater programatically?

I live in a very remote area with very little cell reception, and my wifi does not reach certain areas of my house. I have my android phone, and I would like to make it a wifi repeater, but ...
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Will installing Cyanogenmod speed up my Galaxy S?

I recently purchased a used Samsung Galaxy S Captivate. While it seems fine for my purposes, it would be nice if it were just a bit faster, in terms of loading different pages more quickly. From what ...
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How to prevent specific apps from using mobile data?

So there are some mobile apps that love to use lots of mobile data, and sometimes use it when the wifi signal isn't good (e.g. Spotify). Which then leads to a nasty surprising spike in data usage ...
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Why can't I install safestrap on galaxy s4 nc1

I am on a galaxy s4 on KitKat and I am rooted with towelroot. When I tried to install safe strap I downloaded 3.7.2 but when I hit install it says it is installing but once its done it says that the ...
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adb “CreateProcess Failure, error 5”

When I want to test an app in Eclipse (in an AVD), it throws out the following: The connection to adb is down, and a severe error has occured. You must restart adb and Eclipse. Please ensure that adb ...
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“Touch to download SoundCloud” notification

I have Samsung Galaxy S3, Android 4.3. Not rooted. From time to time, I get notification: "Touch to download SoundCloud" I did had Soundcloud installed application before, but I have uninstalled ...
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adb pull /data fails

I have rooted my device HTC Evo Design 4G and I try to adb pull /data data and it says "0 files pull 0 file skipped" I was able to pull /System/build.prop. How can I pull root folder. Thank you iua ...
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How do you SIM-unlock the SGH-I317 (AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2) on Jelly Bean 4.1.2?

I have looked all over the internet, and a lot of the download links and information has gone stale, or is incorrect. I wanted to standardize it here for other people.
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How to re-enable all screen lock types after uninstalling OpenVPN connect?

I installed OpenVPN Connect on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The app forced me to pick a screen lock, which I set to PIN. However, I've cleared all application data regarding to OpenVPN Connect and also ...
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Compatibility with cyanogenmod

Is the galaxy s5 compatible with cyanogenmod 11? It is not on the list of supported devices. I am not sure if it is worth it to try. Has anyone else in the community tried?
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Samsung galaxy s3 being slow and getting hot

I have a samsung galaxy s3 running Android 4.3, and it's always really slow and gets very hot sometimes. Does anyone elses phone do this? If so, have you found anything that helps?
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CWM: Almost any rom I try to install returns “(Status 0)” [HTC One GSM]

CWM version: 6.0.4.3 touch I tried to update my CM 10.2 to 11, but I always run into this error when installing a zip from SD card: E:Error in /data/media/0/[filename].zip (Status 0) Installation ...
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File deleting problems after Android v4.4.2 upgrade? [duplicate]

Phone: Samsung Galaxy S3 Carrier: AT&T (US) Upgrade Path: v4.2 to v4.4.2 Is anyone else noticing SD card file deleting issues after the upgrade to Android v4.4.2? I use CoolReader to view ...
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Can I install CyanoGenMod's or AOSP Messaging app on top of existing Messaging app by my vendor

I want to install default Android SMS/Messaging app by Google, or even the one that comes with CyanoGenMod Custom ROMs. They feel more native and plain, which is awesome. Can I have 2 Messaging ...
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Do I need to root ( unlock boot loader) to flash Factory image for Nexus 5

Do I need to unlock boot loader to flash official factory image of Android L Preview ? And will it void warranty? Is it rooting the phone ? I have never rooted phone before and I don't wish to do so. ...
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Where do i found file manager in SONY Xperia?

I owned SONY Xperia smart phone and i inserted SD card into it with some files but i didn't found those file anywhere in my phone.No file manager in Xperia? Also when i download anything it goes to ...
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Home, Menu, Back Buttons are not clickable in android emulator

I have noticed that in some of emulators mainnavigation buttons (Home, Back, Menu) buttons are not clickable. If the emulator's device is something which has a higher resolution this is mostly ...
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New icons do not display consistently

I just added Nova Launcher and an icon pack to my phone. The new icons appear for some of my apps, but not all; I can't spot a pattern that determines which is which. (See screenshot below.) I don't ...
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Galaxy s2 stuck on samsung logo after installing an app

I installed a game on my Samsung galaxy s2 using an .apk file. I was playing a while, and after a couple of minutes my phone rebooted and got bootlooped. Now there is no boot-loop anymore, but it ...
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Help finding app history

i know there is a place i can go on my lg motion and see the history of all the apps ever downloaded to my phone, including the ones that have been removed. This same place will show the last date the ...
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ADB device list empty, needed to edit build.prop

adb devices in the command shell gives me an empty list. I know this question is usually solved by: adb kill-server, adb start-server. However it still doesn't work. I had it working before because I ...
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what does SERIAL and proc permissions stand for?

Often in my rooted android device, since I have installed xprivacy manager, applications ask me for serial perm in category identification (hardware) (that very often, translation may be approximate), ...
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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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ADB shell: change IME method gives error “Unknown ID: null”

I bought a Chinese Android 4.2.2 smartwatch and discover it does not have a virtual keyboard. There is also no "input" option in Settings (there is "language" only). I installed a third party ...
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Moto G in to USB Debugging mode issues on Windows 7

I've installed Motorola USB Driver and enabled USB Debugging mode as well with MTP enabled. The Issue is - The device hardly shows as available in Eclipse for << 1min time and after that it ...
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How do I include contacts when searching in Google Maps?

When I search for "Joe" in the Google Maps application, I'd like it to include "Joe Smith" from my Google contacts. How might I make this happen? I'm using CyanogenMod 11-20140604-NIGHTLY-hammerhead ...
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OneNote Android Cache

I have broken my touch screen on my Google Nexus 7. I have one weeks work in OneNote on the tablet. It has not been online all this time so is not synced into Onedrive. I have connected the tablet ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4: Get files from broken & locked screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I broke the screen a few days back and it was locked at the time. The phone is working because it can charge and I can hear the alarm and incoming calls and messages but I ...
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What is the difference between CMDA, GSM, P1000L. and P1000N?

I'm looking to root (cyanogenmod) a Galaxy Tab I have lying around. Looking on the CMG site, I see that there are 4 different versions: GSM, CDMA, P1000L, and P1000N. What are the differences between ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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Are those log files in /storage/sdcard0/log necessary?

On my SGS2 (GT-I9100, Android 4.1.2), 1.2GB of log files piled up in the folder /storage/sdcard0/log . I have almost no space left on the internal SD card and a lot of the space is used by those ...
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Cannot get Moto G to output over SlimPort adapter

I am having a problem getting a display to my Panasonic TV from my Moto G when I connect it using a SlimPort adapter. I connected the HDMI cable to the HDMI 2 port. I connected the phone to the ...
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How to connect to adhoc wifi on Nokia XL

Is there a way I can connect Nokia XL phone to adhoc wifi created using my laptop. I've had Nokia 900 which connected & Nokia N8 connects to the same wifi hotspot while none of Samsung (Android) ...
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HTC One SV: Preditive dictionary turns “I was” into “I WAS” every time. How can I turn this off?

Whenever I type "I was", the preditive dictionary chooses "WAS" as the first choice, rather than "was". However, it does not do this if I type "was" on its own, only if it follows "I." Obviously this ...
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Save a draft message using 'hello sms' app

I have started using hello sms as my everyday SMS app and it is great. One problem though is I cannot work out how to save a draft message.
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LG Optimus Zone 2, Kitkat ADB connection problems

I have purchased an lg optimus zone 2 to develop on and I have removed all of the drivers for the phone on my windows 7 machine. I downloaded the OEM driver from LG and disconnected my network. After ...
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how to root karbonn titanium s5 [closed]

I had once rooted my phone, and used SuperSU as root app. I had also given root permissions to Chainfire 3d. But then my phone gone stuck in boot screen. I worriedly opened the battery then, and when ...

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