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0answers
21 views

Battery usage by apps

My mobile shows which applications are using more battery. How accurate is this? Because apps are not electronic devices to measure the flow or current. When multiple apps are open how does it ...
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0answers
31 views

Please Help! i have done a mistake

I by mistakenly pressed delete all data without any backup so it is taking too much loading my phone is redmi 1s
6
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2answers
6k views

How to make Android play music reliably, without chopping?

When I try to play music on Android 2.3 (using various players, including PowerAmp) on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 I get not reliable sound. Music pauses for a short time, for example, when: I press ...
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0answers
23 views

Unbrick LG E615

I have LG E615 which wasn't rooted and the USB debugging wasn't turned on. Now the device is bricked, and I'm trying to flash stock ROM. Is there any way to enable USB debugging without root from adb ...
3
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0answers
60 views

WPS Server on Android

Would it be possible to emulate a Wi-Fi Protected Setup Server protocol on an Android device? This way when using the device as a portable Hotspot, I could use a strong password and allow clients to ...
14
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1answer
145k views

Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

adb not listing my bootlooped android phone

First of All I am telling the whole story....be patient..will be brief.. I wanted to install Xposed on my Coolpad Note 3.It was successfully rooted but installing the "xposed v67 sdk 22 arm64.zip" ...
1
vote
1answer
36k views

Is the secret flag “chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area” a legit trick or scam?

I've been seeing these "secret flags" (e.g. chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area) for Chrome browser on Android posted all over the internet. Are these legitimate tricks, or scams to phish ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How to display javascript console on Chrome (or a different browser)?

I want to quickly try some Javascript code on Android phone. I cannot find how to open console or something similar on either Chrome or default browser. about:debug doesn't do anything, and I don't ...
3
votes
1answer
10k views

How to access Samsung Galaxy S2 storage while phone is off

My Galaxy S2 recently froze while browsing facebook using Firefox (the loading animation kept playing though), then shut down after a minute. I haven't been able to turn it back on since then. I tried ...
-1
votes
1answer
20 views

How to reset my password on my Mikona MHTMID-B733QC16X-P Tablet?

How do I reset my password on my Mikona tablet MHTMID-B733QC16XP as there's no volume buttons?
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Dates changed on the photos

Photos were taken in 2011 on Samsung phone GT-B3310 (not a smartphone). This phone was switched off for over 2 years in 2013. On 24 January 2015 the phone was switched on and transferred the ...
4
votes
3answers
11k views

How do I add a phone number to contacts from the text message app?

I have a text message sent from a phone number that is not yet linked in any other method. Is there a way to use this message's number to create a new contact or modify an existing one directly from ...
0
votes
1answer
291 views

Cannot flash phone to install TWRP (One plus One)

I have a one plus one phone and I am looking to install TWRP on it as its built in OS crashed. I have run fastboot oem unlock the result is ... OKAY command to unlock the phone but ...
4
votes
4answers
452 views

A swipe on status bar opens on quick setting instead of notifcation panel

In short: any idea how to set a swipe on the status bar to open the notification panel, not the quick settings one? (It was the default setting before I installed/uninstalled an app) The whole ...
17
votes
5answers
8k views

How to prevent someone from powering off an android device?

I have a Nexus 5. Even if I enable security passcode or pattern, someone can still switch off my mobile using the power button. How can I prevent it?
0
votes
2answers
107 views

No arrow keys on Swype keyboard after updating to 4.4.2

I updated and am now running 4.4.2, and was surprised by the update: The arrow keys I had now don't exist. I need them. Also, when it gets a word wrong, I cannot back-delete characters, it just ...
-1
votes
2answers
33 views

Will factory resetting make my rooted device unbootable?

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy Core 3 Plus running Android 4.3 with Kingoroot and now I want to factory reset it. Is it safe to do that? I am using the stock ROM.
2
votes
3answers
41k views

Not receiving WhatsApp messages unless I open the app when on 3G (on WiFi there is no delay)

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S4, Android version 4.4.2, and for some reason I only receive my WhatsApp messages when I open the app. This only happens when I am on 3G. When connected to a ...
-1
votes
2answers
33 views

Android tablet and iPad cannot connect to WiFi

Okay, so I have an Android tablet and just this morning it connected to the WiFi perfectly. When I got home from school, it kept saying "Wifi not in range" when I was at home. My mom's iPad also has ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

How do I mute notification on the Samsung Galaxy S6 during calls?

While talking on the phone my text notification will go off loud enough for the caller to hear. How do I mute this while on a call? The S6 does not have a mute during call setting as the previous ...
-1
votes
1answer
21 views

why does it say i need to “sign into my google account?”

I use a nook as a tablet and I only have one account and I did sign into my google account but it won't let me update any of my apps and it's always saying "I need to sign into my google account" what ...
3
votes
1answer
28 views

Can I use the file command on Android?

The UNIX file command, which tells you what is inside a file, is seemingly not available either in Busybox or the system directory of Android. Is there any way to run file on Android? (via Terminal ...
-3
votes
0answers
21 views

Photos are not visible when SD card is inserted

I cannot see my photos on my android device when an SD card is inserted. The application says that, they are not found. How to retrieve that photos back or make it visible? I have never deleted it.
0
votes
1answer
11k views

Cannot use internal memory partition in my Nextbook 7 16GB tab

I have just purchased a Nextbook 7 16 gb tab. I have installed only a few apps and then got the message of "Insufficient Memory". I looked in the storage section and found the tab has TWO partitions ...
1
vote
3answers
30 views

How to hide text message preview?

Just got a new phone, Droid Turbo 2. Used the stock messaging app. Whenever I get a text with the phone unlocked, the whole text displays in a drop down box that pops up at the top of the phone. I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How do I run linux distro on android (device: one plus 2)

I have tried various methods like linux deploy, complete linux installer etc. But,so far i have found no success. I have full root access Busybox is installed loop device support is there Right now ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to get mp3 files form Saavn app

I am using Saavn for listening to and downloading music. The problem is that the app downloads all of its data to my internal storage. I have only 8GB of storage in which only 5.23GB is user usable. ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Markdown and email

Do you know of a way to add hyperlinks, use italics or bold faces, add mathematical formulæ and do all this kind of fancy stuff to write an email on an Android phone? I know there are apps such as ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

App data sync service

Which service is responsible for syncing app data? On my phone (KitKat) it doesn't sync any more. The error is: "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." Last sync was on ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Strange icons artefact on app launcher

I have QMobile Noir LT250 running Android KitKat. As you can see on the image, two applications have strange icons. I have uninstalled one app and reinstalled it again, but it didn't solve it. I have ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Connect to Wifi network even if it doesn't have internet access

I have a LAN accessible over wifi that I'd like to connect my Android device to, but when I go to Settings->Connections->Wifi and try selecting the network, it doesn't connect. If I enable internet ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

Create new Labels in Android Gmail App?

Gmail App in my Android device shows correctly all the labels that I created using Gmail through web interface. Can I create new labels in Gmail on Android device using Gmail App? Also, ideally, ...
13
votes
2answers
5k views

Can I set the minimum brightness of auto-brightness?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 and I'm getting frustrated with how dark the screen goes. I do find value in using auto brightness but is it possible to limit the minimum or lowest point that the ...
-3
votes
0answers
19 views

How to spot a malicious application

I want to know if there are any keystroke recording applications on my S-5 Galaxy device. Further, how do I check for Spyware or any other malicious applications? -thanks
1
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3answers
3k views

How to adjust brightness alternatively?

What if system brightness control does not work ? How to adjust brightness of android phone alternatively ? I am on HTC One X. I just noticed my phone's system brightness control is not working as I ...
7
votes
1answer
4k views

How to export SSL certificate from Android, Chrome

I have a Nexus 5 with the latest Android 4.4.2. I'm registered on using Chrome . They use client certificates to authenticate the user. I installed the certificate and could successfully use the site ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

ADB Interface driver for Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

I have Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. I'm trying to connect it through data cable with my HP laptop having Vista OS. When I connect like this, laptop search for ADB Interface but is not able to find. I tried ...
2
votes
5answers
4k views

Push Notifications not working over WiFi on Google Devices

I have 3 Android devices at home: Nexus 4 Android 5.1.1, Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 and Lenovo Yoga 2 Android 4.4.2, all connected to my WiFi. The Nexus devices simply cannot receive Push Notifications ...
-1
votes
3answers
87 views

The QR code doesnot work for WhatsApp web. What is the issue?

While I click on the whatsapp web from menu , it opens scanner but can't read the code. Why?
13
votes
6answers
75k views

Flashing CM 11, I get `set_metadata_recursive: some changes failed`:

ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.2.3 gives me the folling error when I try to update my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P5113) to Cyanogenmod 11: Restarting adbd... Finding update package... Opening update ...
0
votes
4answers
11k views

Transfer Whatsapp chat history to new device

I've got a new phone (Samsung) and want to transfer my Whatsapp chat history from my old device to it. Is this possible, and how to do it? I have a Whatsapp backup file for that date.
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Movement (gyro) input reversed on Zopo 998

I have Zopo 998 on Android KitKat, and I have started to use cardboard for movies and VR. My problem is that the movement sensors seem reversed: when I turn my head right, the view moves left, and ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Problem installing Facebook and other apps

How can I download apps to my Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 after I reset to its factory settings? A message keeps on popping: error while retrieving information from server. What should I do, or what is ...
5
votes
5answers
15k views

How to turn off Yahoo Mail notifications in 4.1.2.?

I just upgraded my Android OS to 4.1.2. and the Yahoo Mail is pushing audible notifications again (I had disabled them in the previous version of OS). When I go into the app, there is no settings in ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

One click (or easy) way to Root Motorola Droid X with Morotola update 4.5.621

I read that the new DROID X build 4.5.621 prevents the most common Rooting methods. There is a more complicated method but I'm hoping there is a one-click method (less chance of me screwing up and ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Fuhu Nabi 2 tablet bricked <3e> recovery

Total noob here, sorry... I've spent the last three weeks reading up on my issue with no progress at all. I think I have the answer, but need to run this by someone who probably knows! I modded a ...
-2
votes
1answer
102 views

Remote icon disabled my phone!

That same icon appeared on my phone and when I clicked on it to see what it was my screen got darker and it wont let me click on anything else or turn off my phone. I have no idea how to remove this ...
-2
votes
0answers
22 views

Change Android Touch Screen Orientation ONLY

I am trying to create a custom device with Android and I have the device working well with at this point (looks good visually & with touch). The issue I am having is that the touchscreen does not ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Install official Europe ICS ROM on Optimus 2x outside Europe

Now that ICS is available to users in Europe for LG Optimus 2x (p990): I have a p990 but it was purchased in India. Can I download the ROM for Europe and flash the same on my phone? Will it work? ...

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