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Does a device with no physical SIM slot have an IMEI?

In telephony, an IMSI identifies a SIM card and, hence, a user. An IMEI identifies the device itself. If an Android device does not physically have a SIM card slot, does it still have an IMEI? The ...
2
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2answers
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How do you restart the download manager service?

I was using my Nexus 7 (android 4.2.2) through the hotspot on my phone and the download manager was trying to download a large app update. I pressed and held the notification to get to the app info ...
101
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2answers
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When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)?

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) was officially announced on October 19, 2011. (You can review the high level SDK changes in Android 4.0 or the official changelog at the official Android Developer's ...
0
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0answers
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How Do I Change Pixel Density on Samsung Centura?

I changed pixel density from:480-500 in the build.prop, then I formatted my 'Samsung sch-s738c' with Android 4.0.4. Can you help?
0
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0answers
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How To Separate a Device From Its Service Provider? [duplicate]

I was wondering of any one knows, if you can change the provider from Verizon to AT&T or Sprint? If it's a Version phone is it always a Verizon phone?
0
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3answers
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I can't edit or crop my phone's home display wallpaper on portrait mode

Device: Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Why can't I edit or crop images or photos in portrait format on my phone? What do I do to fix this issue? When I try to change the home display wallpaper of my phone, ...
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3answers
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Recovery mode not working in Samsung Galaxy Fit

I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit to which I installed Clockworkmod Recovery. When I put my phone into recovery mode by pressing home+power only the Samsung logo appears; the phone is not booting into stock ...
1
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0answers
73 views

Graphics Icons in google play store in my mobile

When I open the Google Play store app, icons are missing in the app listings: Screenshot (click for larger variant) This happens only to the Google Play app, where it happened from the very ...
0
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0answers
12 views

App to count homescreen app icon clicks [on hold]

I have found lots of apps that count in-app times. But that's not what I need. I want to count how frequent I launch different apps with homescreen icons. So I will be able to sort icons in the best ...
0
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1answer
4k views

phone whilstles or bell rings: sounds on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have two very basic questions about my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. In its default configuration: Every now and then the phone whistles. (a) What does this mean? (b) How do I change this or turn it ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Google keyboard gestures not working for other languages than English (Moto G, Android 4.4.4)

I can't get gestures ("swype") to work with Google Keyboard for languages other than English (which is my device language). Gestures are activated in the keyboard settings, I have tried rebooting ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Battery percentage shown in lockscreen while charging is incorrect

I have a Samsung Galaxy S-III (rooted & running 4.4.4) with a peculiar problem. According to the Notification Bar toggles, the battery percentage is 82%. The same is shown in Settings > ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

How do I use ok Google with SoundHound?

If I ask "ok Google, what song is this?" it will tell me. However, I prefer to use SoundHound (because I have the paid version, and it stores my searches for later retrieval, and it links to spotify ...
13
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11answers
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Galaxy Tab is not being charged through USB Cable

Currently i am using Samsung Galaxy Tab, model is GT-P1000, to test my application, so i usually attach it with PC through USB cable and it is attached for a whole day though it is showing low battery ...
7
votes
1answer
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Location consent annoyance

I use the Power Control widget shipped with Android to quickly turn GPS on and off. Since update 4.4.1 or 4.4.2, which features WiFi-based location detection, it's been pestering me for this location ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

How to share Android “Reverse-tethered” internet via Android WiFi?

Before going into main question, we do know that : we can do Reverse Tethering from PC into android (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1371345) And we can share current phone internet ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Cannot find packet data in Samsung Galaxy S

Where can I can find 'packet data' on my phone, and how can I use internet when I'm on the road?
0
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1answer
34 views

What is the default browser of Android 5.0 and above?

Android devices used to have its stock web browser as its default browser, but nowadays, it is replaced by Chrome. And it is said that the default browser of Android 5.0 and above is going to be ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Changing the default ports for an application

Here's the context : I have to use a public wifi service that blocks a number of ports related to online games(clash of clans mostly). On a pc, that would'nt be a problem to get around, on a phone ...
0
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0answers
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time of photo is wrong

After I took a photo with my Nexus 4, I clicked "details" and found out the taken day and time are wrong. Such as, it should be Feb 25, 2015 6:50PM, but it shows Feb 26, 2015 12:50:13AM. How should I ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Ubuntu hotspot not detected by android

Ubuntu provides a "Use as Hotspot..." option in network settings. It works on Apple/iOS but, unfortunately, Android cannot access/see it. Is there anyway to make this connection possible?
0
votes
1answer
24 views

My galaxy s3 mini will not restart

A few days ago my s3 mini turned itself off and it won't restart. I have charged and changed batteries but nothing happens. I have tried several times but the screen just does not come on
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0answers
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Customising ringtone in lollipop- moto g [on hold]

Move the mp3 ringtone to "Ringtones" folder of internal memory.. Then change the ringtone in settings->sounds&notification..
0
votes
1answer
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How do I use the Root External 2 Internal SD app on a Galaxy S4 device?

This app I want to install Dragon Quest VIII, but Google Play automatically downloads straight to the internal storage. I tried using /mnt/shell/emulated/0 for the internal mount path, and ...
0
votes
0answers
81 views

How to install ROM or Firmware on LG F160L Korean mobile [soft briked]

I have LG F160L Korean mobile it was working fine but 5 days ago some app was updated from google play store automatically then suddenly com.google.android.gsf app starting crashed. Not remember gsf ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server

Trying to setup my homecall.co.uk email on new Asus T300 Android. Followed screen instructions got this message: "email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server". Also tried entering ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Disabled app notifications getting automatically re-enabled

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. There's an app I use frequently, but don't want notifications from. Under "App info" I unchecked "Show notifications", and initially this does dismiss ...
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votes
0answers
10 views

Anyone know if exist a wearable device that capture eye motion? [on hold]

I would know an information, i'm searching a wearable device, in particular a glass, that which can be interfaced with a smartphone or a tablet (android and other OS), the only one request is that ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Hide the Navigation Bar permanently on certain Activity under Android 4.2.2 (framework editable if necessary) [on hold]

Is it possible to permanently hide Navigation Bar on certain Activity under Android 4.2.2(Jelly Bean)? Please note that I have a custom android device and can modify its framework source if ...
1
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1answer
47 views

'Cancel' will not cancel OK Google

This is a minor niggle, but I am sure that OK Google used to let me say 'cancel' to cancel it; now, it's doing a Google search for 'cancel'! Is there a way I can get it to actually cancel instead?
0
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0answers
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Updating the system app “messages” on 4.2.2

On Aptoide there was an update for the system SMS app Messages. I updated,and it continually crashed so I uninstalled the updates and reverted to factory. It is now at the bottom of the Settings / ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Missing album tags make Lollipop's music player group all songs into the same album and attribute the same album art to all tracks [on hold]

I have a bunch of tracks all with empty album tags. This makes the stock Lollipop player group all these songs under one album called "music" and attribute the same album cover (taken from one of ...
0
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0answers
13 views

How to fix Acer Tab. Iconia one 7

Hello can you help me fix my acer tab? I start to play a game then in the midway it force exits and prompted an error saying "Unfortunately [app] has stopped!" I noticed that the app icon in ...
1
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0answers
24 views

Why isn't Android using the IPSec VPN for browsing etc.?

I have configured IPSec VPN using a PSK to connect to my home network using the default built-in VPN settings in Android 5 on my Nexus 5. It connects correctly, but most apps don't use the connection ...
0
votes
0answers
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Why can't I use wifi on my android phone (Moto G Lolipop) even though it works perfect on my laptop?

So I've been facing this problem lately, earlier the wifi worked perfect on both my laptop and my phone but suddenly it has stopped working on my phone (an exclamation mark is displayed near the wifi ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Offline maps, Google Earth?

I have a tablet (Android 4.1) which does not have 3G internet I have installed "google earth" and I heard that there is a solution for viewing maps offline. How do I do that, please help if you can ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

How to send mp3 through whatsapp?

I see that you can send a media file on BlackBerry. Can I do the same thing on Android?
0
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0answers
12 views

Home screen icons don't stay where I put them

When I drag an app icon for some apps to the home screen, soon afterward the icon disappears. What can I do to fix this behaviour so the icon stays where it's put? If it matters: The device is an ...
7
votes
3answers
5k views

How to make android prefer mobile data when wifi signal is very weak

When I leave home or the office there is a ring around it where I simply have no connection at all. This is because the WLAN network from my router at home or the one at the office is detected, but ...
1
vote
1answer
862 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to identify apps generating alarm

I have a problem which is driving me nuts. I have installed several clock and alarm apps over time, and gotten rid of most of them. Now, at nearly random times -- some look familiar as old alarms I ...
5
votes
2answers
7k views

Can't install previously installed apps from Google Play

My Samsung Galaxy S2(I-9100) was upgraded to 2.3.6 by the technician at a Samsung Service Station. This resulted in a wiped-off of all the apps that I had installed along with some other data(like ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How can i show my geoserver layers on Android Worldwind? [on hold]

How to give geoserver url for Worldwind in Android? In desktop swing version Code, I give http://localhost:8090/geoserver/WorldWind/wms?service=WMS and it is working for me, but same url does ...
22
votes
2answers
5k views

Why is the Android stock browser still alive?

The Stock browser in Android has not been actively supported, and Google Chrome is actively developed and uses modern technologies unlike it's predecessor. Yet, the stock browser still has 22.77% of ...
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votes
0answers
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eBook app to visually sort your books [on hold]

I have tried many eBook applications on Android, but non of them support an essential feature I had on iBooks, which is the ability to visually sort your PDFs by rearranging their thumbnails. Are ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Google Now launches when headphones are plugged in

I recently got a new LG G2 from T-Mobile and it worked perfectly fine but now When ever I plug in my headphones it randomly opens Google Now. It always says "speak to search" or it turns the music or ...
2
votes
3answers
14k views

Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 neither goes into Download Mode nor RAM Dump Mode

My Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 has just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung www.samsung.com" on a black background. I have tried to restart it and to take the battery out / ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Factory reset a woo tablet

I tried to reset a woo tablet 7" without success: When pressing [Power button] + [Volume Up] I can see the android icon with the warning icon but nothing happens! pressing [Power button] + [Volume ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Screenshots often come out corrupted

I have a first generation Moto G (XT1033) with Android 5.0. Often when taking screenshots, it gets stuck at the Screenshot is being saved message - then I have to forcefully close the System UI ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

How to enable drag status bar from lock screen?

I have an ICS phone, the problem is on the lock screen I can't pull the status bar down in any type of lock screen (slide, pattern, PIN, etc). My question is how do I enable status bar dragging on ...

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