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SMS Problem - Moto G update 4.4.4

A problem appeared in my Moto G after the update to 4.4.4. Hangout app stop work with SMS. Beside that I can't activate the factory SMS app. I tried to install some alternative SMS apps and all of ...
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Is it possible to install Nexus factory reset images on other Android devices [duplicate]

The device I want to install Nexus onto is the Onda VI10 tablet. I found some Nexus factory images here, and I would like to install them. Is this possible?
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I cant move apps like twitter over to SD card?

Why cant I move twitter over to my SD card? I have a 16gb SD and all installed apps are there,exept for some, like twitter. Is it possible to move those apps over to SD card?
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Where is the .config hidden on Samsung Galaxy S4?

cat /proc/config.gz tmp-mksh: cat: /proc/config.gz: No such file or directory Is there another place to find it?
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Understanding SMS APP permissions

On android KitKat i have run into the following permission: SMS Uses one or more of: SMS, MMS. Chrages may apply. How do i get a more fine-grained explination of this permission? Does it mean that ...
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Should I switch to ART? [closed]

ART has better performance and better battery life on paper at least. Should I consider switching to it on my moto g? What are the results I can expect? What precautions should I take? Is it easy to ...
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X Window with GNURoot

I have installed GNURoot (Fedora flavour) on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 10.1 (2014 edition). I am trying to get GUI applications to work (gvim, for starters), but I've been unsuccessful so far. I've ...
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What exactly is a widget?

I found some conflicting definitions on the term. On http://developer.android.com/reference/android/view/View.html, the author defined widgets as "View is the base class for widgets, which are used to ...
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Charging New Phone

I bought a new phone today. Motorola How long am I supposed to put my new phone for charging (Li ion battery)??? Should I keep it plugged even after it shows 100%?? Please help me clearing this ...
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Battery charging issue in Samsung Galaxy S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and it is charging very very slowly when plugged into my PC. I deleted all my images and some videos and some other stuff and the charging seemed to speed up. Is battery ...
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871 views

How do I paste my password on Google Signin?

I change the password of my Google account on a frequent basis. My password is always a quite long alphanumeric string generated by a password manager. Typing it is really annoying, specially on a ...
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Is it safe to cross flash partitions across devices?

I've got my Nexus 5 replaced today. I was wondering if I could make a backup from the recovery on device A and flash this on device B? They are exactly the same, just a different physical device.
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Android x86 on DELL INSPIRON 1501

I can't run android-x86 (4.4 RC2) on my notebook (dell inspiron 1501) well the first problem is : Graphics : Radeon Xpress 200M my /proc/fb : 0 ATI Radeon 5975 I can use at most 1024x768x16 (vga = ...
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Android 4.4.3 update, dialer add 2 second pause - what is it?

THe new dialer for android 4.4.3 has an option for "add 2 second pause" and "add wait". What do these options do? I'll add a screenshot soon.
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Even after a factory reset the nexus 7 won´t work!

I´ve tried the latest Android update into my Nexus 7 (1º gen) tablet. Something went wrong in the middle of the process (it was something to do with the software, because the battery was full and the ...
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676 views

What is chached background process?

What is chached background process and do they consume memory (RAM)?
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Is there a way to eliminate Google Play Books / Newsstand?

I've never used Books or Newsstand, and I'm continually running out of space. Is there a way to just delete these apps? Android 4.1.2 Kernel 3.0.31-889555
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Android 4.4.2 - How to not dismiss notification while checking the detail

I recently upgraded my phone to Galaxy S5. This phone has 4.4.2. One big inconvenience I have encountered so far is the way the event and notification work - the system automatically dismisses a ...
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433 views

Will updating an app with a sideloaded apk delete app data?

I have an application and I want to update it . I have downloaded latest version apk and I would like to know if i sideload the latest apk would I loose old application data .
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Which CyanogenMod version should I use on my Transformer Prime?

I have an Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 that is currently running Android Version 4.1.1; however, I am trying to update it to KitKat (hopefully 4.4.2). I found this guide to help me do that and the ...
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Resettng an android device with non-removable battery

I'm planning to buy my first android phone which has non-removable battery. But in case the phone hangs what to do ? As in general case we remove the battery from the device and plug it in after a few ...
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Notification Symbol meaning in Jellybean

Can anyone tell what's this icon (one with small T) to the left of battery bar. Using Sony Xperia P with Android 4.1.2 . Is it any application based?
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How can I set Facebook to view by “most recent” rather than “Top Stories”

Facebook for Android, Version 8.0.0.26.24 How do I revert back to my preferred method of viewing the most recent stories rather than top stories? The "Cog" icon is no longer where it used to be, and ...
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Pop up warning your flash player maybe out of date

In my office, it seems the router is infected by malware. So when we access google.com and other specific sites, it always show pop up "warning!your flash player maybe out of date", then it will ...
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Does any app allow schedule voice record except Cinixsoft recorder?

I have installed cinixsoft. It can schedule time recording. However, it will randomly stop and then resume. For example, a 2 hour record may cut into 15 mins, 40 mins, 20 mins, 40 min etc. During ...
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Notification led's generic consumption?

Okay I know that all phones got different hardware, and that leads uses just a little power. But. What if I set my led notifcation speed to high (like the light will pulse faster)? How much would ...
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In Line Runner, what does “Restoring transactions” mean?

I was wondering, when I open the Line Runner app, I get this message saying 'restoring transactions'. What is that? This also occasionally happens when pressing the play button.
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Phone makes sound when waving a credit card near it

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and the phone was in my pocket. I forgot that my credit card was also in the same pocket and just out of nowhere my phone played the notification sound, so I pulled it out ...
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Tablet touchscreen too sensitive

My tablet (Asus TF300T) has been starting to show sensitivity issues. It repeatedly shows touch moves that aren't there, such as these: (this screenshot was taken using the debugging option for ...
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History of files sent over Bluetooth?

Does Android keep a history of the files sent via Bluetooth? I didn't see anything like that in the user interface (there's a log of received files, but not sent ones), but maybe there's a hidden log ...
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how do I restrict my android phone to just my home and work wifi?

My android phone keeps connecting to random public wifi's that don't work very well. So I turned off wifi completely. Is there a way to say: use wifi if either my home wifi or work wifi is available, ...
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Why does Hangouts give my contacts a different # when starting from Voice?

Sometimes a texting conversation on android hangouts says my friend's number is something I've never seen before - a 678 number. I think this occurs when I began the conversation using my desktop ...
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Ignore / stop incoming bluetooth connect/pair requests

since a while I receive bluetooth request from my neighbors Harman Kardon media center. Once I accidently 'clicked' the request and suddenly we were connected (no code or handshake needed). Since I ...
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Normal Internet surfing, without being redirect

Disclaimer: I'm new in the smartphone world. So, I have my new smartphone (LG5), I open the browser and I would like to surf internet as I do from my laptop. I go to google, search a site, for ...
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Recovering the contacts, SMS and call log from SD card

I am using an Micromax A57 running Android 2.3.5. Since there was a problem in the launcher, I reset the phone to factory settings, taking my SD card out before doing so. Since the phone's internal ...
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Can I expect samsung mhl adapter to work on my htc?

Mine is HTC One X and I am going to buy a mhl to hdmi adapter in our local store. Can I expect samsung or other random mhl adapters to work on my HTC One X in case Stock adapters are out of stock or ...
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Play store My App section

When i open the play store -> My apps section from my PC, i see a list of all the apps i ever used. This list is uneditable. When i check the same in the play store android app, i see the same list ...
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Can the game “asphalt8” be played on iOS and Android together?

I have an iPhone and my friend has an Android device. When we try to play "asphalt8" on wi fi, we can't get the app to connect with each other. If he creates a room, my device doesn't show it, and ...
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What can you use on Windows to try out Android apps you find online?

What can you use to quickly try out apps you find online? The tool should Run on Windows Give you root access so you can run apps that require root access Have functionalities of a physical ...
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Spotify automatic “offline mode” when no Wifi connection

Is it possible to automatically switch my Android Spotify app to "offline mode" when not connected to Wifi? I've just had 1.5GB of data downloaded via Mobile data connection which has over maxed out ...
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Problems with Huawei Phone

I have a Huawei Android phone with 512 MB ram and a 1.2 GHz quadcore processor with 4GB internal memory with JellyBean on it. For the past few days no game is running on it. I have tried Riptide GP2, ...
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Proximity sensor always 0 or 9cm. Could this be a hardware or software problem?

The proximity sensor on my phone always gives a distance value of 0 or 9cm (using both Z Device Test and CPU-Z). In sunlight, the sensor gives a reading of 9cm. Anywhere else (in shade, indoors, etc) ...
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607 views

Is it possible to copy Android OS from my friend's device and install it on my tablet?

After encountering a serious problem in my Android tablet, I need to reinstall my android. There is no OS available for my tablet on the the internet. My friend has the same Android tablet. So I was ...
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How to remove google acccount from my LG 4X HD/ P880

I had my gmail account from an old employer disabled. It keeps on notifying me on "Account Action Required". I can only disable the sync in "Accounts and Settings", not remove it entirely. How do I ...
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Why custom roms are .zip filed than made as .ftf

I am asking about Sony Xperia devices and I dont know this suites other brands or not. The custom roms provided by the ROM cooks were .zip files where we need to flash the kernel and then the rom zip ...
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Nexus 5 whole battery drained in a single night

I charged my phone to 100% before going to sleep. I used it for only few minutes and found out my phone was off in the morning because all the battery was drained. I charged it and saw battery stat ...
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Can Nokia X,X+,XL run android apks?

Can Nokia's new android phones run android apks just like in other androids via package installer? I heard there is no google play store, can I use a google play apk or flash gapps that brings one ...
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Bash-Shell on Android Tablet (Transformer Pad TF701T)

Is there any way to get a fully working bash shell on Android together with a terminal emulator, that supports a hardware keyboard (German Layout)? The features I need at least (Terminal Apps, NOT ...
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Sometimes Apps on SDcard Not Available As Clickable Icons

I have an HTC Legend with Froyo 2.2. Occasionally it happens that after turning on the phone some icons on the home screen are not clickable, i.e. I only see the default icon as if I had uninstalled ...
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Note 2 update problems

Hi I got my note 2 from Kuwait. I am currently working in India. The last update I did on my note 2 was android 4.1.2 . Now when I check for OTA updates for my note 2, it shows that latest updates ...

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