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Do the ota use special command to reboot device

Is it possible to update nexus device with OTA .zip file downloaded manually to /cache or /cache/fota_dn folder and reboot device ? Or OTA update process use some special command to reboot device ? ...
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Screen goes blank after making a call since the Lollipop update

After I make or receive a call, the screen goes blank and becomes unresponsive. I have to restart the phone to use it again. Is there any solution for this?
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2answers
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how to get my android to boot up and shutdown automatically

I want my android phone to boot up (I expect from a low energy state rather than off) automatically, run my app for a while, shutdown (ie return to low energy state) and repeat at intervals, say an ...
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0answers
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Can I get rid of Android 5.0? [duplicate]

I just installed Android 5.0 on my Nexus 7 and now it is 5x slower but it doesn't connect to WiFi. I don`t like this update and I wish I hadn't done it. Now I can't even use my tablet. Is there ...
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0answers
431 views

How to recover Chrome open tabs

I used to have the Chrome app with more or less 40 open tabs for some months. I opened it pretty often and it always restored all the tabs, until yesterday. I opened Chrome by mistake while I was ...
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0answers
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How to play MIDI with Android device?

So I have an Android Galaxy S5 and I'm wondering - is there a MIDI player that I can use for my MIDI files? Thanks!
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1answer
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How to use your voice to add items to a shopping list?

With iOS Siri, you can say "Add tomatoes to my shopping list" and it will add it to a list titled "Shopping List" in the "Notes" app, easy. In Android, using S Voice or Google Voice, if you say "Add ...
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My SD Card is write protected..I can't write data to it..Any way to make data writeable?

I just bought a new Samsung Galaxy Core II and guess what it has Android 4.4 Kit Kat which has External SD Card Write Protected Feature..it's very annoying..I can'r write data to External SD Card..nor ...
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0answers
190 views

Google now showing wrong Home address

Ive updated my home address in google now and maps after i moved recently but google now keeps showing me cards for my old Home address. Any suggestions on fixing this?
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How to automatically use SIP/VOIP for international calls

I have a cell phone plan that includes 9 hours of national calls, however, international calls are billed at extreme minute-rates. For this reason I use VOIP/SIP for international calls thorugh the ...
2
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1answer
879 views

Does the IR Blaster on an Android phone receive as well as send?

Is the IR Blaster communication two-way or only one-way? I have seen many remote control apps for my Android phone but none that learn from an existing remote.
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0answers
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Open bookmark list in new tab using chrome 38

I usually surf with multiple tabs open. There is a new fancy version of Chrome-android, (38.0.2125.102 and later), and with it disappeared the possibility of seeing the bookmarks list when opening a ...
2
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1answer
505 views

Change a system setting missing from the UI directly?

I have a Lenovo S939 (Android 4.2.2, rooted) and the setting to change the default notification sound is missing. Is there a good app that can be used to browse all system settings and make changes ...
2
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0answers
542 views

How to send event appointment via SMS with ability to add it to user calendar?

I want to send event's appointment (date and time) via SMS messages, I want the user to be able to click on it then Android will open the Calendar for them to add this event to their calendar. For ...
2
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0answers
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Choose default format for screenshots

My rooted device stores the screenshots made by pressing Vol. down + Lock button in JPG format, and I want to store them in PNG by default so I can take screenshots with lossless quality. Is possible ...
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4answers
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Check if Google Play Service is up to date

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, and when I trying to broadcast my video live on YouTube from Xperia , I sign in with Google+ account and I received "Error when trying to sign in, please check if ...
2
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0answers
352 views

Messages remain unread

I have three messages which show up as unread, even after I open them. The messages icon does not show any unread messages, and the message status persists even after I restart the phone. Apparently ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Android Google Chrome browser cache location [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung Note 2 (N7100) running on root. I wanted to know where do google chrome browser save it's cache files? Similar to the desktop version [..\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How do I separate contacts from work and personal Google accounts?

I have two Google accounts, one for work and a personal one for my Android phone. I have both accounts synced to my phone because I often have work to do on the road. I recently noticed while logged ...
2
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0answers
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Nexus 4: Stuck on boot animation for baseband version != 2.0.1700.48 and android version > 4.3

The symptoms I'm seeing seem to be common, with many suggested solutions, none of which I've found to solve my case. I'm not sure to what extend it is related, but it happened after the screen was ...
2
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3answers
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
2
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1answer
776 views

Where is the battery animation called when charger connected to phone (OFF)?

I have Moto E (Rooted) which turn on when connected with USB via Laptop but not when connected to Wall charger instead it shows Battery animation. I got to know that battery animation is at ...
2
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4answers
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Remove word from autocorrect - Six Android versions and three phones later

Okay, so I've seen this question asked before, but literally none of the solutions has ever worked for me, and I've now gone through three phones and six iterations of Android, multiply versions of ...
2
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1answer
396 views

How can access on an android device be restricted to applications or widgets on the home screen only?

This is a rooted Nexus 7 with 4.4.4 (factory image from Google). I'd like to restrict access to anything that's not on one of the home screens. Apps and widgets on one the home screens should be ...
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0answers
197 views

Nexus 7 2013 crashes when in boot loader. How do I flash a new image to it?

I have a Nexus 7 2013 which I'm trying to flash the Android Lollipop preview image to. It's currently running the last Android L preview image. Whenever I boot the device to the bootloader screen ...
2
votes
1answer
758 views

Can't mount ext4 with StickMount

I have a 2nd generation Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4. I rooted it, got an OTG cable and tried to mount something using StickMount. It always says it mounts things successfully, but in the case of ...
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0answers
141 views

Install two versions of the same app [duplicate]

I am trying to install the old (holo) version of Google Play Music on my device ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1477066&d=1352756915 - VERSION ...
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1answer
674 views

external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...
2
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0answers
88 views

Can I switch location providers?

There are three ways one can get location: GPS only WiFi / Signal 1 + 2 If I choose 2 or 3, my phone tells me that it's going to send my location data to Google. I know there are other WiFi ...
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votes
4answers
470 views

Cannot delete hundreds of duplicate contacts

I have a Google account and a MS Exchange account (Outlook). There are multiple instances of hundreds of duplicate contacts for a single name; e.g. John Smith. They are in "not assigned" groups. If i ...
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0answers
254 views

modiying vold.fstab

I have tried to swap phone storage to external storage by modiying vold.fstab. After rebooting my Kata i3, I can't access phone storage, sd card and extnal usb storage. Previous storage setting ...
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0answers
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Google Play Music: Download Entire Library through USB (instead of internet)

I've used Google's Music Manager to upload my entire iTunes library (songs and playlists) to Play Music. Now I need my library in my phone as well but the Play Music app on my Android phone only ...
2
votes
2answers
103 views

Highlight autocorrected words

I've been using my Android phone for typing more lately, and decided to turn on autocorrect to try it out (it was off by default). While it's handy, as the entirety of the internet already knows it's ...
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0answers
257 views

Default behavior remains after app uninstall

I have a problem with the Wikipedia app. After I installed it, links in the Google Search result page link to the Wikipedia app, which is the expected behavior. After I uninstalled the app I thought ...
2
votes
1answer
598 views

How can I access the data for the Android calendar app on my phone?

I have been using the Calendar app on my android phone, and I want to access the data for this app so that I can export it. I cannot find a "com.android.calendar" folder, nor can I find any file or ...
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votes
2answers
3k views

Move apps to internal SD card

My phone has 3 storage spaces available: Internal storage - Internal storage for the OS and non-movable apps (1GB) Phone storage - Integrated SD card (~1GB) SD card - Removable SD card When I got ...
2
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0answers
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Quiet hours “no vibration” not affecting SMS notifications

Running CM11 (Android 4.4). When i turn Quiet Hours on, with the option "Disable vibrations" checked, my phone still vibrate on incoming SMS. How can i achieve the following state, with Quiet Hours: ...
2
votes
2answers
144 views

Is it possible to prevent numbers in text from being dialled

If ever I enter a number into an app within Android (4.4.2, Sony Xperia M2), the system seems to interpret it as a phone number. Therefore, if I try to edit that number, the system tries to dial it. ...
2
votes
0answers
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Ending Session message

Recently a message has been popping up when I turn off my WiFi, in and oval box saying "ending session", which never used to happen. I would just ignore this if it wasn't for my phone seeming to slow ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

How to downgrade Google Play Services?

I want to test different versions of Google Play Services and I am wondering if it is possible to downgrade the Google Play Services version of a device?
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votes
0answers
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How to setup Microsoft Exchange on Android? [No certificates found error]

I'm using a Nexus 5 running Android 4.4.4, and when I try to setup my company's email through the Email Android app I get the following error. No certificates found The app Exchange Services has ...
2
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0answers
105 views

Customer claims our app trashed her phone [closed]

I'm in receipt of a complaint that the android mobile app my company provides has trashed a customer's android phone to the extent that it is now only capable of making phone calls. No sms. No ...
2
votes
0answers
399 views

Asus Transformer Tab tf300t stuck on asus screen. No ADB, no fastboot, no recovery, no os

I'm very happy with cm11 on my Galaxy s3 so i wanted to try it on my tf300t. First i unlocked the bootloader which i succeeded in doing. Then i flashed clockworkmod recovery via adb. However, when i ...
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votes
0answers
3k views

SDCard permission issue

I have a Samsung S3 which I have installed Cyanogenmod on with a view to carry out some procedures with root permissions. At the minute I am trying to create a .img file of the userdata memory block ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Where is the battery animation called?

I have a tablet from China, it's a Q8H Allwinner. It is rooted, and I've browsed the internal storage for hours to find the battery animation, I found them at framework-res.apk... Now I want to find ...
2
votes
0answers
434 views

How to enable TalkBack without accessibility navigation?

I have all the Google text-to-speech software installed, but the "Read Aloud" option is not enabled in Google Play Books for a book I bought from Google Play. If I turn on the TalkBack feature then ...
2
votes
0answers
110 views

A lack of sim card in my android device crashing my apps? Why?

A weird problem I observed with my Micromax A116, android version 4.2.1. From the day I bought it, 8 months back, I have used both the sim slots. But the internal earphones were damaged & I ...
2
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0answers
265 views

Low Quality Contact Photos on “Card” in Android Wear

I own a Moto360. I use Google Hangouts as my default messaging app on my Nexus 5. When the "card" shows up on my smartwatch, the contact image on it is low resolution. It is noticeably blurry. When ...
2
votes
0answers
166 views

Prevent zooming when clicking a link on Chrome [duplicate]

I'm pretty good at clicking the link I want to click. Most of the time it magnifies and makes me tap again when the first tap was sufficiently centered. I want it to just assume I got close enough and ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Mounting a remote folder as local folder

I have spent hours researching this and unable to come up with a solution, if anyone knows of one please let me know. I am looking for a way to mount a remote folder on a server (using either WebDAV, ...

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