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2answers
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YouTube no longer available for old Android 2.2 devices?

I unrooted my HTC Desire today and restored the stock ROM image, recovery image, etc. It's running Android 2.2.2 now. I noticed that the YouTube app is broken. I can run it, but it complains about not ...
1
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1answer
90 views

Phone forgetting networks after turning off wifi

Whenever adding a new wireless network, android seems to forget the network after disabling then re-enabling wifi. I am forced to manually connect to the network and enter the password each time. This ...
0
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2answers
7k views

APK via bluetooth

I recently bought a Nexus 5. I tried to send an .apk (via bluetooth) from my mobile to other mobile. Its working fine and I installed the app on other mobile. But when I tried to send the same .apk ...
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3answers
827 views

Windows 7 Laptop unable to recognize Samsung GT-S7562 and Micrommax A116 Android Device

I have two Android phones: a Micromax A116 and a Samsung GT-S7562. I am able to connect both of the devices on an XP Machine at the office. But at home I have a laptop running Windows 7. When I try ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Using internal bluetooth with Android x86 in VirtualBox

I am trying to use a Bluetooth on Android x86 that is installed in VirtualBox. However, unlike all the other questions that I'm finding online, my Bluetooth is built into the computer, and does not ...
2
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1answer
759 views

usb otg thermal printer interface to android tab with usb device

I have printer with USB OTG capability which I want to use with my Android Tab (as USB device). Is this possible -- and if so, will it work for all Android versions from 2.3 up? Is there any driver ...
0
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1answer
11 views

I hate the analog time picker, can I force apps to use something else?

I really dislike this: I would love to be able to force all of my apps to use this: I realize that everyone has their own opinions about good vs bad UX. I don't want to start fights, I am ...
2
votes
2answers
992 views

How can I get heads-up notifications for WhatsApp?

I really love the new heads-up notifications in Lollipop because they look much cleaner now, but it's really weird some apps use them or not. I would really want them to work with WhatsApp, but I ...
5
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1answer
2k views

Facebook contact sync no longer working: “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly”

As of a couple of weeks ago my Galaxy S3 (running Android 4.1.1) no longer syncs contacts from Facebook. I have the Facebook app installed and calendar and the gallery are syncing fine but the ...
1
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3answers
549 views

Cyanogenmod 7 OpenVPN DNS not working

I want to route all the internet traffic of my phone through my VPN. I configured OpenVPN on my htc Desire with Cyanogenmod 7.2.0.1-bravo through the integrated VPN settings dialog. When I activate ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Nexus 5 App Problems after Flashing

So, after successfully flashing kitkat 4.4.4 onto my Nexus 5 since Lollipop 5.01 was not working for me. I find myself that the play store and my camera/gallery apps do not work. I have no idea what ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Nexus 5 Boot Loop and Cannot Flash It

Alright, so one morning when I was on my phone and turned it on, I realized that it was stuck on an infinite boot loop. I already installed Android Studio and all the relevant stuff needed in order to ...
0
votes
2answers
719 views

SD Card not working on LG Optimus L7II

I Brought a 16GB Lexar micro sd card for my LG Optimus L7II and installed the micro sd card and I've have tried downloading apps but it keeps coming up insufficient storage space available! How do I ...
0
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0answers
21 views

Send SMS from phone using tablet?

I currently have a rooted Sony xperia SP (c5303) and have just purchased the Lenovo Tab S8 i'm more than happy with the device. I was wondering if there was a method to have access to my Phone SMS ...
0
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0answers
54 views

Noria Vuru 7 Android Tablet Freezes

My Noria Vuru 7 android tablet is freezes on the android start up screen. How do I fix it and make sure it don't happen again?
3
votes
2answers
678 views

How to install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
1
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0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Can't save Shared photos

There is an option on Facebook messenger that lets you view shared photos I can't save any of them to gallery. After I long press on photo it opens but there is no options.
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I separate ringtone and system volume on JB?

I understand that the Ringtone and Notifications have been linked since (probably about) ICS, but I seem to have managed to link the System sound settings to the Ringtone/Notification volume levels on ...
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votes
2answers
264 views

Can i upgrade my firmware with another phone model's official rom (using odin)?

Is it possible to upgrade my phone's firmware using another phone model's official rom using odin ?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.
0
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0answers
18 views

Galaxy S5 answers calls automatically

I'm not sure if there is a setting or if this is a bug, but my Verizon Galaxy S5 has auto answered incoming calls on at least three occasions. The phone is usually on my desk when it happens and no ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Is it possible to change the answer swipe direction on Android 4.3, Motorola Moto G, or Samsung Galaxy S4?

I have a problem. My personal phone is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.2.2. I just got a new company phone which is a Motorola Moto G Android 4.3. The problem is that if I swipe left when answering a ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

art, some programs crashing, want to clear cache

UPDATED BELOW I have two EKB328 TV PCs that have 3288 rock chip processors, 2gig memory, 8gig storage, running android 4.4.2. They came rooted. I try to keep them exactly the same. One is on a big TV ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

how to backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
6
votes
1answer
10k views

Second partition can't be mounted (link2sd)

I'm trying to partition my external SD card (32GB SDHC), so I can link application to the second partition with link2sd. Now the problem is that, no matter what filesystem I use, link2sd can't create ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Why doesn't Google Play perform partial updates, rather than re-downloading the entire app? [duplicate]

I would like it if Google Play could download only partial app updates, instead of re-downloading the entire .apk file. On my 4.3 device this doesn't exist. Is there any reason behind this?
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Text Message Sequence

I am receiving my text messages but they are not in sequence. The reply to my question ends up above the questions instead of below. How do you fix it?
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to use Android tablet as a ebook reader?

If the screen resolution is high enough, there should be no difference between a tablet and an e-ink ebook reader (I read in several reviews). However, when I use my Android table (2560x1600) for ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Are new APN settings for Straight Talk required for Nexus 5 running Lollipop?

After updating to Lollipop, my Nexus 5 on Straight Talk BYOP program stopped receiving MMS messages. I am able to send them fine using the recommended APN settings, but whenever I get an MMS it ...
2
votes
3answers
11k views

Where has all my storage space gone?

This is actually starting to annoy me! Every so often, I get the 'Storage space running out' notification. I go into my settings, and it says I have 60MB left. The thing is, almost a month ago I ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Is there CyanogenMod for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M?

I'm from Mexico, plan to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S5 and found the SM-G900M variant for $9000 pesos at Best Buy. However, after some research it seems like it's an American variant (I've seen Verizon ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Briefing Alarm News and Weather Not Read Aloud on Galaxy S3

I've got an alarm set daily on my Galaxy S3 with the briefing alarm type selected in my alarm's settings with all three briefing content items selected (weather, today's schedule, and news). ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Attaching contact info in sms message

When I first got my Moto G, I was able to attach contact info in a message. Now that it updated its OS, I can no longer do this. The point is, my "smart" phone got stupid. Really? Are your ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

Background image in lock screen on Lollipop

Upgrading to Lollipop, at some point the lock screen got a background image (see file attached). I never selected such image, and I can't find how to change in in the new settings menu :-/
0
votes
2answers
1k views

camera has stopped unexpectedly

I have a Micromax A25 running Android version 2.3.6. The camera no longer works on it. When I open up the camera app, it closes with an error message saying .com.mediaket.camera has stopped ...
0
votes
0answers
135 views

3G network option in Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

I am trying to change my phone's network (Samsung Galaxy S4 active) from 4g to 3g but I cannot get the option for that. I have been advised to go to Settings > network setup > mobile network ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How can I change pointer locations setting in developer options from adb shell?

I need to be able to select and deselect "pointer locations" from the developer options menu using adb. adb shell am start -n com.android.settings/.DevelopmentSettings, but once I'm there I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

ZTE StarTrail : Android Update 2.2 to 2.3.3 or an other version

I'm new android user. I just buy un android phone: ZTE StarTrail. The current version is android 2.2 (Froyo). I would like update my system to 2.3.3 or an other version. i saw there is version each ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Samsung Kids Mode - rewrap the presents

I didn't spot an option for this in a quick review, but my 3 year old would like for all the apps and/or all the videos in the Kids Mode application to get re-wrapped so she can open them again.
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votes
2answers
28 views

Real voice lie detector apps for Android? [on hold]

When browsing the Google Play Store for "lie detector" apps, I was only able to find "fake" apps (used for pranks, but that don't really work). But I've seen several TV programs where the protagonists ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Motorola moto 4g, battery drain, always high media server actitivity

I recently bought a motorola moto 4g, and I quickly noticed that the battery is going low very fast! With no use at all, it's going down 15% percent per hour... The mediaserver is always taking up ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How to use an external USB keyboard with a Galaxy S II or a Huawei Y201 Pro

The background: I recently learned about OTG USB cables that can be used to connect peripherals to Android devices. I had this idea of using an android device with a usb barcode reader connected ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Google Play keeps asking for an account (new or existing) and does not start anymore

Suddenly Google Play stopped working and now it is always asking me to provide an existing account or that i create a new one. When i try to use my existing one, it tells me that that account is ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to receive both Hands-Free Profile & Serial Port Profile simultaneously in Android? [on hold]

I have a hardware device that can send text (using SSP profile) and audio (Hands-Free Profile). I am making a application in Android phone to receive data text and audio (record). As my knowledge, ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

way to disable fastboot in moto G2 mobile running on android 4.4.4

motorola G2 running on android 4.4.4 volume down button is not working, when ever i restart it is going to fastboot mode and from Windows pc fastboot, I was able to start device in safe mode but not ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

SNS has gone can't be re enabled again

Following this thread http://forums.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/296366-facebook-log-sync-applications.html I have disabled the SNS service now Yahoo mail app does not notify for Facebook ...
1
vote
5answers
8k views

How to share contact via sms on Android 4.4.2?

I'm using Moto G with stock android running 4.4.2. I would like to share contact detail via SMS. I don't want to use 3rd party app for this basic functionality. Was this functionality available with ...
2
votes
2answers
918 views

Phone restarting nonstop

My phone started rebooting all by itself all the time after I did 2 things with it. Installed Snapdragon BatteryGuru and put it on learning mode (for an estimated 3 days I guess) so that I could start ...

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