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Root checkers tells me my phone is rooted but most root required apps warns me that the system denied to root. Why? Anyone, please explain it to me

Before my phone was said to be rooted by root checkers, I tried many rooting apps, both Android and PC based. The first significant change which happened occurred when I first installed and used the ...
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Android phone to amazon fire

Have LOTS of coins on android phone games thru I guess Google games. Same level on amazon fire using Amazon games. Same games way different coins. How do I get the phone amount to go to appear on my ...
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8answers
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What is this lock screen with ads and how do I remove it?

I think my device got a malware. A lock screen with ads sometimes appear, and I must swipe an area at the bottom of the screen to open the phone. I am in Eastern Europe, some ads are in Slavic ...
0
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1answer
88 views

Message: Unfortunately Google Play Store has stopped

My problem is that this is happening on a very old HTC Sensation, running Android 4.0.3 and that all the help I find online refers to more modern versions. In Apps Google Play Store, I forced stop, ...
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15answers
11k views

How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

I am looking for a way to copy text from my home computer to my phone, sort of a shared clipboard. Right now I go to the zxing QR code generator and paste the code, take a picture of the screen with ...
2
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2answers
35k views

How to restore the IMEI number on the Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505? (IMEI=Unknown, Baseband=Unknown, Sim Card Not Detected)

Information: Hello, I lost my IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 today and I would like to restore my original IMEI back to my phone. I still have my original IMEI of my phone written down. ...
4
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1answer
34 views

Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...
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1answer
16 views

Android for work with KNOX 0x1

I have a device supported by Android for Work (Samsung Note 4, Android 6.0.1) but the security policy will not install saying "there is a custom OS installed". Device security status is "Official", ...
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2answers
2k views

Running MX Player on a Nexus 10 to access an ext4 USB Flash drive

How would I play an MP4 on a USB Flash drive connected to the Nexus 10? The drive was formatted with Ubuntu with ext4 format. I have the MX Player but it does not see the USB Flash drive.
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1answer
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is it possible to install 6.0 marshmellow on a non nexus

im new to this community but is it possible to install android 6.0 on a non-nexus phone with a universal install image if not please tell
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1answer
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Android - Treat external storage as internal storage?

I bought a Blu Dash smartphone at frys. It's a nifty little 40$ phone. The biggest problem is that it only comes with - I shit you not - 100 mb of internal space. I can decide to install apps on ...
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0answers
11 views

Device is not finding a new software update [duplicate]

I want to update my galaxy tab 4 to Marshmallow or at least Android 5.0.0. I currently have android 4.4, but when I use Kies3, or from the device, it cannot detect that version. Help? Edit: This is ...
0
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2answers
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How can I root my Sony Xperia u?

I have used several one-click methods but none of them worked for me. Can anyone tell me the correct process? Android version: 2.3.7 model number: st25i build number: 6.0.B.3.184
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1answer
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Determine app that keeps turning on bluetooth

I recently got back from a holiday without internet, when I got back heaps of my apps updated and one of them now continuously turns my Bluetooth on. How can I determine which app it is? I have a ...
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1answer
32 views

Bluetooth keeps getting turned on [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android 5.0 and since about 2 weeks or so my Bluetooth keeps getting turned on. Until now I only used Bluetooth for connecting with my Bluetooth speakers. I already ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

OSC/MIDI controllable audio record [migrated]

I want to record our band's rehearsals from multiple devices synchronously, namely from an Android phone and a Mac or two. The most realistic way I see is using an OSC/MIDI controllable DAW on Mac ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

Majority of apps deleted themselves (including Google Play services) on a Samsung device

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has developed an interesting fault. It happened one evening, after the phone shut down due to low power. Its symptoms: It has deleted (or appears to have deleted) most of ...
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0answers
18 views

My Android Laptop does not recognize USB devices, and Bluetooth doesn't work [on hold]

I just got an Android laptop, an A10 Flex Lenovo 10.1 inch Touch Quad Core Android netbook. I can't install any apps on it, and it's not recognizing USB devices or any external drives. Also, the ...
5
votes
2answers
34k views

Installing SuperSU — I found a binary problem

Hi I am following Android Central's guide to root my HTC One Mini. I got to this part: After installing the Custom Recovery, Your phone is now ready to get root access! Step 1: Connect your ...
1
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0answers
26 views

“The certificate was not installed” error when installing a CA root certificate

I am developing an Android mobile application and want to test that the application behaves as expected. I am using the OWASP ZAP intercepting proxy for this purpose. The application communicates to ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Paused download

I was downloading an app from play store, which got paused due to an error "enable background data". I could get rid of this error but in the notification center I still see incomplete and paused ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

How do I prevent apps from automatically closing during updates?

I don't use my Android tablet very often, usually only once every week or two. Therefore, when I do use it, it likes to pull down a bunch of updates each time. That I don't mind. What I do mind is ...
0
votes
0answers
130 views

Edited build.prop of HCl me sync 1.0

I recently rooted my HCl me sync 1.0(u3) and changed the build.prop to download some unsupported app. But when I rebooted the tab it stuck in a bootloop(with the screen orientation changed). I have a ...
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2answers
2k views

What's the difference between a factory image and a ROM?

Why are ROMs flashable through recovery while factory images require fastboot?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

CWM bypass md5 checking

Is there a way to bypass the md5 checking before restore in CWM? This is not an issue with an md5 mismatch (the solution to which can be easily found via google/search) The idea is that I am ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some of ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

work profile based on State / location

I have created a profile to send SMS on specific number when I reach office as follows: Profile State phone cell near Task Phone send sms I want to send sms when I leave office, please ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views
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Increase 30 seconds lock time after incorrect attempts

If I try to unlock my Samsung Galaxy A3 (Android Version 5.0.2) with an incorrect password 5 times I have to wait 30 seconds before I can try again. I want to increase this waiting time: how can I do ...
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votes
0answers
15 views

Monetize apps with native and fulscreen ad [on hold]

I'm looking for a good ad network to monetize my apps. What's the best network for native ads? With best fill rates and payouts? Also if you know the same stuff about interstitial, that would be ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

HTC One crashed during update, now it won't start

My HTC One was doing a software update then just shut off. Now it won't do anything except show the red triangle with a explanation mark in the middle. I have tried rebooting it and everything but ...
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votes
0answers
12 views

Android WebView is showing blank screen after loading [on hold]

Android WebView is showing blank screen after loading in xiaomi mi3w device.
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Note SM910F which is dead

I have my note 4 which just stopped working after a few weeks of rebooting on its own....I don't know what to do but what I really need is the data inside ,my pics,music,documents, etc,I had not made ...
1
vote
2answers
8k views

Fastboot permission denied error in Asus Zenfone 2

I went into regular recovery mode to wipe cache and do factory reset to flash clean Asus ROM from XDA. I first went to wipe cache and it felt like it was taking way too long, so I turned off the phone ...
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votes
0answers
13 views

How to make android app for MCQ test ? [on hold]

I am a beginner in android app world. I have made one basic android puzzle. Now I want to make one MCQ android app where I can manage question and answer dynamically. So any one please suggest me how ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Cannot access all my folders from my SDCard via USB

I plug in the USB cable to my computer. I click on Open Device to view files, I get to the root of my SDCard. The problem is that there is a directory missing. I can see it with my file manager on ...
8
votes
3answers
92k views

Where can I find the OTA update file?

I'm trying to locate the zip file that contains the OTA update for my Droid Bionic. Right now, its failing to update, and every time it fails it deletes the file and I need to re-download it (takes a ...
5
votes
1answer
9k views

Failed on cp file to /system - Cross-device link

I'm trying to mv .apk file from my /sdcard to /system and getting following error: failed on 'XXX.apk' - Cross-device link I did remount my /system as rw root@ghost:/ # mount -o rw,remount ...
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vote
0answers
59 views

Android app size showing different on play store app than from play store website [duplicate]

I have my app on play store. When I check the listing from the desktop my app size is shown as 8 MB, while if I check the same on the device's play store app, it is shown as 6.75 MB. I checked this on ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Device file for USB controller/joystick not created

I've got an Android 4.1.2 device (OUYA) and a PSX-USB-Adapter with two Playstation controllers attached. Attaching it to the USB port makes the device show up in dmesg: <6>[ 331.002934] usb ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

What is the name/version number of the stock browser that comes on Android 2.3?

I am doing research on mobile web design for an upcoming project and part of what I need to find is the marketshare of mobile browsers so we can determine which ones we will support. I have found ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

Keep Hangouts from opening links inside the same task?

I just opened a link to a friend's Medium post inside Hangouts, and when I view all running apps (the recent-tasks list), the task with the Medium post in it is my Hangouts rather than a separate ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How (where) do I browse to the /data/Tombstones (on the System Partition, I think)?

Trying to delete some files from my System partition. Someone suggested deleting /data/Tombstones (I.e., what's the Path to it so I can browse to it) Using Astro File manager I navigated from the ...
0
votes
4answers
24k views

New hangout indicator meanings

I have started using hangouts now that it has merged in with all my sms messages and it's cool. However i was wondering if someone could explain the indicators that show up at the bottom left of the ...
14
votes
7answers
17k views

“Cannot download, not enough space” when “Phone Storage” clearly lists enough space

I just installed Android 2.1 on my Pandigital Novel. Anytime I try to download an app (via WiFi), I get this error: Unable to download. Not enough space on phone. However, the phone lists the free ...
10
votes
4answers
2k views

Discrepancy between sizes of apps listed in Play Store vs. actual installed app size

The Play Store lists the size of all apps available in their store. When a user downloads and installs apps, the actual sizes reported by Android are often larger than the sizes listed by the Play ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

rooting Smart Tv (Skyworth e69 6369)

I got a Skyworth e69 6369 smart tv. kernel 3.1.10 android 4.2.1 model full aosp on skyworth 6369 cpu arm cortex a9 dual core other specs ...
1
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0answers
20 views

Change SMSC on dual-sim phone

I've got a Wileyfox Swift with two SIM cards, running CyanogenMod 13. I can only send SMS from one card/carrier, not from the other. My guess is that is has to do with the Short Message service ...
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0answers
10 views

System Update are Showing Error on LG G2 D801 Current Ver 5.0.2 [on hold]

System Update are Showing Error on LG G2 D801 (T-Mobile) Current Ver 5.0.2 how to trace actual Error No. to solve/fix it Regards Zia
3
votes
2answers
9k views

Enabling both normal wifi and wifi hotspot to get RSSI values of wi-fi hotspots

I want an android phone to have both 'normal wi-fi' and 'portable hotspot' turned on at the same time, so that I will be able to get the RSSI values of wireless networks as well as involve in an ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How to use Android Device as Wireless Headphones for TV?

I go running in the morning and I'd like to use the Sony Internet TV in the basement without waking up my family. Is there any way to connect my Galaxy Nexus to the TV as a wireless headphone set, so ...

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