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Lock screen stuck in landscape mode on Galaxy Tab 10.1

I rooted and upgraded my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Jelly Bean 4.1.2. One mild annoyance is that the pattern lock screen is stuck in landscape mode. I can't find any option to rotate it to portrait mode. ...
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How do I enable Google Now on my Galaxy Note 2 (NT-7100)?

I go to Google Search app but no Google Now "cards" are showing. I do the ff: Long-press Menu soft-key to bring up Google Search Press Menu -> Settings Under settings, I only get 3 entries: Voice, ...
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Is Backing up my Android Device to the Cloud using Skydrive or Dropbox Equally as Effective As using dedicated Back Up Apps?

Is it equally effective to backup my apps, photos, contacts, SMS texts etc on my Android Smartphone (which is non rooted) using MS Skydrive or Dropbox compared with using a dedicated Backup App from ...
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Android clearing recent applications list

After exiting the applications on my Galaxy nexus, they appear on the recent applications list. Do they still use CPU/battery? Do I have to remove them from recent applications list in order to save ...
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1answer
388 views

Is it Essential to Root a Nexus Device in order to Customize or Personalise it to your liking?

My understanding is that rooting an android smartphone or tablet allows you to add functionality and to flash custom ROMS (amongst other things) like MIUI or CyanogenMOD. A Nexus device offers the ...
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Radical Android customization

I have a need to setup a touch screen GUI for a booking system and I am exploring Android as a option to accomplish this. Some crucial things I need to know are: Can I customize an Android based ...
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Battery drain with in no time in Samsung Galaxy Ace

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace for almost an year now. The battery of my phone get discharged now with-in no time of charging. The battery status in Setting -> About Phone - > Battery use shown the ...
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What are the consequences of installing CWM?

I installed CWM sometime back and switched back to a stock ROM. When I installed CWM I lost my userdata, by which I mean the phone started as it would for the first time after opening the box. I used ...
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444 views

Using an Android device as a web server [closed]

How do I use my Android device as a web server by with an IP address and port? Just like a Wifi file transfer app in the Play Store?
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483 views

Using sponge to act as a stylus pen for Android phone and tablet?

I am amazed that one can create a DIY stylus pen for Android phones and tablets using the sponge as shown in this video. Is it true or it is simply just a fake video?
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What is the LG Motion 4G processor speed?

According to the specs for the LG Motion 4G phone, it states the CPU speed should be 1.2Ghz. http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=3779 But someone on android forums has reported that this is ...
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Opening a GPS location from an SMS

How can I format an SMS in order to send the GPS location? The recipient should be able to tap the text and open the coordinates with their favorite location software (e.g., Google Maps).
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Nexus 4 And Vodafone india [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my device on a different carrier? I am buying the Nexus 4 from US google play store and my colleague is sending it over via his relative. My question is even ...
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How can I remotely control my mobile without rooting it?

I have my mobile Android, iPad, typing on the small keyboards takes too long, so remotely using my keyboard is the best way for me when it comes to type something in mobile devices. I have so far ...
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1answer
201 views

Google Nexus 4 on Verizon? [closed]

I currently own a Motorola Droid 3 on Verizon. I wish to purchase a LG Nexus 4 directly from Google - will it work on my Verizon Network? Or would it be a waste of time?
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Scripting a whole bunch of actions

I am using the stock / vanilla Android on Galaxy Nexus. What I want to do is setup an advanced "profile" kind of tool which does a series of steps one after another depending on what I ask - for ...
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45 views

How to view list of subscriptions in Google reader app?

Is there any way to view the list of my blog subscriptions in Google reader? Currently it is showing "no subscriptions". Is this a bug?
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1answer
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Unable to copy files to /sdcard

Due to a configuration error I made combined with an OTA update (Android 4.1.2), I had to re-unlock my bootloader to regain root on my GSM Galaxy Nexus. This process wipes the entire phone, including ...
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How do I enter twrp recovery?

I unlocked (not rooted) my HTC One XL using official HTC method. Then I install goomanger and installed latest open recovery script TWRP 2.3.0.0 evita. goomanager said that it was installed. Then I ...
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Other appsare terminated when I try to copy an auth code from the Google Authenticator

I have the Google Authenticator app and I want to log into Stack Overflow with my Google account. But if I leave the login page from app to look at the authenticator code, the SO application ...
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Can't locate wallpaper when saved from browser

I have read multiple questions on here but none seem to work for my phone. I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 2.3.3. I really need the photo that's my wallpaper. I can't locate it on the phone ...
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1answer
464 views

Screen issue on Asus Transformer Prime TF201?

Sometimes when using the Asus Transformer Prime TF201, I see some artifacts or static occuring along the left side of the screen as pictured below. It kind of looks like a white barcode. It is running ...
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File Transfer on LAN using wifi

User 'Logos' stated the following in another question's response: If you just want to transfer files while on your LAN and you're using wifi, Samba Filesharing works super well. You can just ...
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1answer
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adb push: sync but not copy

adb push seems to push everything into the dest folder regardless of their changed/unchanged states. So it wastes a lot of time. Is it possible to sync rather than copy (i.e. to rsync rather than cp)? ...
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sending messages off pc through phone, with only having app on phone.

I want to be able to send texts through my laptop, but without having to download anything onto it. Is there any app i can download on my phone to be able to tdo that?
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542 views

Is there a TODO app with nested todo lists? [closed]

There's a sea of todo apps out there, with all kinds of bells and whistles. I only need one feature: nested lists. I should be able to start with a general goal ("finish that course") and specify it ...
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1answer
756 views

Remove Snooze -button in Android Alarm-lock [closed]

I always by accident hit the Snooze button instead of Alarm -and it is irritating, alarm starting afterwards again. Is there some better alarm -lock with better UI or how can I remove the alarm-lock ...
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1answer
526 views

Enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III

Is there a way to enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III? For example, when I have 5 unread emails, the email app shows a red circle with a 5 in it. Can other apps that I install do this as ...
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1answer
39 views

Is it possible to do an advanced compare of two apps based on instalation history?

Is there any tool which classifies apps by their features. Something like Pandora (music genome) for apps (apps genome). For example I installed 'Chess Free' and after 3 months I installed 'Free ...
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1answer
314 views

Does rooting mean I will always run my device as root? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How exactly does “root” user access/account works? Do all applications run as root on my phone after rooting? I understand the root user under Linux and the ...
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1answer
433 views

What information is more reliable — battery capacity or stand-by time?

Stand-by time (not talk) because I rarely use the phone actually ;-) Let's say there are two phones -- Xperia Mini and Wildfire S -- both have very similar battery 1200 mAh and 1230 mAh ...
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1answer
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why don't events added to Samsung Galaxy S3 get shown in my Google calendar?

When I try to add events to my phone it tells me that Google calendar cannot sync with Samsung Kies. Use My calendar to sync with Kies. When I tick My Calendar, and create an event, it does not sync ...
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Will flashing a custom ROM on my Galaxy Nexus device wipe my data?

I'm wondering if I flash a custom ROM onto my Samsung Galaxy Nexus device, will it erase all my data (musics, pictures, etc.) due to its memory singularity?
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1answer
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Restore contacts from nandroid backup

I got a nandroid backup of a stock android froyo firmware. The device (GT-I9003, Galaxy SL) is now running cyanogenmod 9. how can i transfer the contacts (and sms/mms optionally) from the backup to ...
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1answer
1k views

Does rom manager need S-off

I'm wanting to try the CyanogenMod9 Alpha builds for the T-mobile myTouch 4G Slide [MT4GS/Doubleshot] and all the instructions say I need S-off. The problem is that I have HBOOT 1.55 so software ...
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1answer
136 views

How do I end a voicemail call?

Apologies if this is an elementary question. I have called up the voicemail service and I listen to the first message; I'm then invited to press a key to save, delete, and so forth, but the screen ...
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1answer
263 views

Finding a way to create a WLAN between tablet and phone

I currently own a nokia N900 and am waiting for the my pre ordered Nexus 7 to arrive. I was wondering because since android does not support p2p adhoc networking, as far as i know. Is there any way to ...
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604 views

Tablets being able to make calls

I wonder can any of the Android tablets make calls (it's about Cellular calls, not Skype or other)? Yeah, I am okay to have 7' or even 10' tablet near my ear and have a talk (well, or use headsets). ...
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Why can't I re-install YouTube? Error message: “Duplicate provider authority”

I'm in a bit of a problem. You see I have a preinstalled youtube app on my phone. Normally, there's an update and so I wanted to make the preinstalled one up-to-date without keeping the older version ...
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Find out ROM version

I just got a Galaxy Nexus and I want to revert it back to it's original condition for starters ( I'm talking about the software ). I noticed I have ClockworkMod installed, does that mean I have a ...
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Android Engineering Mode

Is there a way to change between User and Eng mode on android devices? More specificity the Motorola Defy (2.2.2) and the Acer Iconia A500 (4.0.3) I need access to tools like dev tools. I dont mind if ...
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Galaxy Note and stock Google Calendar app

How can I install stock ICS Google Calendar app to a Galaxy Note with original ICS ROM? I found Calendar.apk and CalendarProvider.apk on the net and tried to install. According to the install these ...
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1answer
1k views

Cannot see my device in Dalvik Debug Monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: installing USB driver for Micromax A50 I have android gingerbread (2.3.6) . I wanted to take a screen shot so i enabled USB-Debugging,connected the USB,started ddms but ...
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Working root method for myTouch 4G Slide?

Is there a working root for the myTouch 4G Slide? I have Android 2.3.4. I tried Revolutionary as advised by rootzwiki, which failed with the following message. Your device: doubleshot, with HBOOT ...
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does Cyanogenmod 7.2 Madteam release 16/6 on Vodafone 858 support USB host?

I've a Huawei u8160 which is running Cyanogenmod 7.2. I saw in the change log that it has better support for USB mouse and keyboard and it was written beside it COMMON. Quoted from the Cyanogenmod ...
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How is the internal storage of the Galaxy S III allocated?

I've noticed that Verizon offers 2 versions of the Galaxy S3: 16 GB and 32 GB. I'm trying to determine if it would be worthwhile to get the larger storage. Is the device storage an extension of the ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a weather app that can be moved to an SD card, with a separate widget program?

In know some apps offer separate widget apps so you can move the main app to the SD card. Is there any weather apps designed like this? I haven't been able to find one, so does anyone know if one ...
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1answer
197 views

Uploading and sharing geotagged photos

I would like to be able to upload photos with geotag data to an online database that gives access to a controlled audience. For example it is possible to use Picasa with a joint Gmail account that ...
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1answer
4k views

Bad ROM flash - Kindle Fire stuck in boot

My KF won't finish booting. I started to root my KF from my iMac using these instructions and with the files it points to. I got as far as flashing it with FIREFIREFIRE which appeared to complete ...
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Android 4 for Galaxy S Advance (GT-I9070)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? Does Samsung provide an update to Android 4 for GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance?

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