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Power button is not responsive when being hold on LG Optimus F3

I have an LG Optimus F3. Last night, I wanted to screenshot something, but holding the power button didn't do anything. I can press it and the screen would turn on/off, but there's no response when ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Which rights are needed to add widgets to the desktop?

I installed xprivacy on my rooted device and blocked all privileges to the "Google Search"-app. Now i cannot add any widgets any more. Which rights do I have to allow and how could I find out such ...
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2answers
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Android google play no connection error

About a month ago my application updates ate all of the memory of my phone (samsung galaxy young), so I decided to uninstall, or disable and downgrade applications. I did this to google play as well. ...
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0answers
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Can I create a stock recovery from Nandroid backup or from OTA? How?

I am looking for a stock recovery for my phone (HTC One M7, rooted, s-on,CID: HTC__102, Software number: 4.19.401.11). But I cannot find it. The reason I want this recovery is that I want to ...
2
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0answers
144 views

How to transfer conversation to a new number?

I have a contact who has a new phone number, so I update the old number with the new. But now when I check my sms conversations, I have 2 conversations: the "old" number conversation, and the "new" ...
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0answers
420 views

packet sniffer to show sending app

I'm android developer and normally monitor packets by WiFi+Fiddler in my laptop in order to inspect developing app communication. Curiously, my phone (LG G2 Jellybean, Codename LG-F320S) continuously ...
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1answer
6k views

How do I root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 without loading a custom ROM?

I am changing the question because my original question is a duplicate of "Does rooting require a custom ROM? ". The answer is apparently "Yes, in fact you need root to load a Custom ROM" So then ...
2
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2answers
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How to add secondary patition on sd card to internal memory?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 which I have rooted. I have partitioned my 8GB class 10 SD card to have two partitions on it using AParted: A 2GB FAT32 secondary partition. The rest of the SD ...
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1answer
401 views

Understanding SMS APP permissions

On android KitKat i have run into the following permission: SMS Uses one or more of: SMS, MMS. Chrages may apply. How do i get a more fine-grained explination of this permission? Does it mean that ...
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2answers
126k views

Network Unlock Code vs SIM Unlock PIN [closed]

I bought an unlock code from http://www.unlockcode4u.com because my phone was asking for it (Enter PIN Code) I got the code and it does not work. Actually only allow me to enter 4 digits. Now this ...
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1answer
499 views

How to re-enable all screen lock types after uninstalling OpenVPN connect?

I installed OpenVPN Connect on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The app forced me to pick a screen lock, which I set to PIN. However, I've cleared all application data regarding to OpenVPN Connect and also ...
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1answer
2k views

Why does Google Search suddenly need a lot more permissions?

I obviously have Google Search installed on my stock Nexus 4, however, a recent update for this app appears to require no less than 11 new permissions. Google does not appear to give any explanation ...
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3answers
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How to change the demo OS in Sony xperia tablet z

I have bought a sony xperia tablet z yesterday.. the showroom dint have the stock right now, so he sold me the demo piece in the display.. it is working fine, so i took it.. but after using it i ...
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0answers
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Can't send/receive text messages on Nexus 5

My Nexus 5 has been able to send and receive text messages perfectly fine for 6 months now but as of a day or two ago it has just hasn't been able to send or receive messages from any text messaging ...
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0answers
50 views

Normal behaviour of Quad Core Android device? Is mine normal?

I have a MINIX X7 Pro, with 2GB Ram and 16 GB ROM Quad Core 1.6 Ghz, which seems to me a very powerful device available on the market though now may not be the high-end end. What surprises me though.. ...
0
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1answer
160 views

Does the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Support ANT+ WSN technology

Is the Note 3 compatible with ANT+ WSN technology? Do all variants of Note 3 come with this or just a select few? Also, do all networks use Note 3 with ANT+ WSN sets?
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0answers
23 views

Get Contacts only using command line [duplicate]

Is there a way to get the contacts out of my smartphone using linux command line? im not being able to use the touch screen since my galaxy s2 fell on the floor and its screen went black.
0
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1answer
867 views

LG G2 (d800) Stuck in Bootloop

After rooting my new G2 and tinkering with some XPosed modules I am now stuck in horrible bootloop limbo. My phone starts, shows the LG splash screen, plays the AT&T startup sound, and starts the ...
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2answers
2k views

Cannot take screenshots of Android L emulator

No matter which method I use, I cannot take screenshots of the Android L emulator. I tried through Android Studio, using the Android Device Monitor app, and through adb with this method (first answer) ...
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0answers
2k views

Mount HTC One as Removable Storage

I was in two minds whether to post here or Superuser so let me know if you think I made the wrong decision. Does anyone else remember the days when we would plug our HTC into our (Windows in my case) ...
2
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1answer
92 views

How to measure the charge left in a dying battery?

This question is not relative to a specific phone model, even though I will cite my P1000. My P1000 is 3 years old, and it is often suddenly turning off (no shutdown sequence, just goes dead) out of ...
0
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0answers
356 views

Application cannot be installed in the default install location (all apps)

I am updating 30 apps, and they are all giving me this error. I'm trying to update through the normal Play Store. I have tried restarting my phone, no luck. I have the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, ...
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1answer
2k views

How to make your own CWM flashable stock ROM from “SP Flash Tool” Flashable Stock ROM ?

I can't restore my stock ROM of device XOLO A500S IPS by using SP Flash Tool. I need a stock ROM that can be simply flashed by CWM recovery. There is no such ROM available on the internet, as I have ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Just updated to Android 4.2.2, Facebook Messenger doesn't push notifications now?

I just updated my Samsung Galaxy S3 (model SCH-I535) to Android version 4.4.2. It seems fine, except for one bug I've noticed recently. Facebook messenger will not always give me a notification that ...
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1answer
43 views

Compatibility with cyanogenmod

Is the galaxy s5 compatible with cyanogenmod 11? It is not on the list of supported devices. I am not sure if it is worth it to try. Has anyone else in the community tried?
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0answers
29 views

Odin vs Clockworkmod [duplicate]

I want to flash a new Stock Rom on my Galaxy Mega. I'm quite hesitant using Clorkworkmod. Will I lose my Root if I use Odin to upgrade? Also, what happens to Clockworkmod if I use Odin?
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3answers
538 views

How do I easily create an image/button on my Android home screen which links to a website?

I know the below example is of a custom home screen app, much like Yahoo Aviate, but I'd just like to place custom designed buttons (like the "Attractions" button in the image below) or images on my ...
4
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2answers
821 views

Is voice recognition on Android Wear performed on the device?

The recently announced smartwatches based on Android Wear extensively rely on voice recognition for user interaction. Is the voice recognition performed on-device, on the paired smartphone, or in ...
3
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2answers
15k views

HTC software update causes phone to reboot in the TWRP recovery mode and does not update. How to fix it?

I just rooted my HTC One (M7) according to LINK. It is s-on, and TWRP (teamwin) recovery is flashed.Rooting is successful and everything seems fine. Except: When I go in the "setting, about, update ...
7
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7answers
14k views

Is it possible to backup apk from an installed application?

I got some huge games which I don't play regularly but don't want to delete either. Is it possible to backup those apps as apk so that I can install them offline later? I'm not talking about backing ...
0
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0answers
2k views

Copy whatsApp Database to my pc

I am using Sony Xperia P and my display is not working. So I am not able to do any thing with my mobile. Now I want to copy my WhatsApp database to another android phone or PC.But I am not able to do ...
4
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4answers
6k views

Moto E Not Starting Properly After Changing runtime to ART

I have recently bought a MOTO E and it's working cool. Then I have enabled Developer options and changed my runtime from Dalvik to ART. Afterwards I restarted my device. I got the message saying ...
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1answer
332 views

Is there any custom rom which can be installed on any android device [duplicate]

My question is, whether there are any custom rom's available which can be installed on any device or the rom's are just intended for a specific device. I always read that like custom rom for galaxy ...
0
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1answer
409 views

Help to understand working of powerbutton and volume rockers

I want to understand the workings of power button and volume rockers in Android devices, which are associated with the kernel driver of these keys. What happens in the kernel driver and boot loader ...
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3answers
20k 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 ...
0
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0answers
264 views

Nexus 5 alarm bug

My Nexus 5 with kitkat 4.4.4. rings everyday at 06h15 and i get an alarm notification. when i go to the alarm clock, there is no active alarm. where is this alarm going from?
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1answer
17 views

No tap menu in Drive

I am trying to switch accounts in My Drive. My understanding is that this can be done by tapping on the menu in the top LH corner of the screen, as you would do in the Gmail app etc However on my ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I add a custom search engine to Chrome (beta, stable…)?

Call me dumb, but, I don't see an obvious way to do this. I want to add duckduckgo.com as the main search engine in Google Chrome for Android (beta, stable...)
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2answers
868 views

Changed keyboard, now can't enter password

For some reason, I changed my keyboard to Greek, yet my password is in English. I am unable to enter the password to unlock the phone. I can't pair with Bluetooth without unlocking, and there is no ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Turning off LED light for Gmail notifications on Galaxy S4

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and I'm still getting the blue LED indicator every time I receive an email from Gmail. How do I turn that off?
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1answer
6k views

Can't send MMS messages (but can receive)

About a week ago I lost the ability to send MMS messages. I can still receive, and single-recipient SMS works fine. The phone is a Moto X, stock. I did recently install some new apps; could one of ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Possible Soft-Brick Fix for my Galaxy S4

So, prior to my stupidity, I made a system.img dump via dd However, after my stupidity (tried flashing some lib files....), I am now stuck with only stock recovery mode, or download mode. How can I ...
6
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2answers
11k views

On android, is there any way to sign into Google Play without also signing into Gmail?

I have an android tablet. I would like to sign in into the play store in order to get other apps, but I do not want to sign in gmail/contacts/calenders/g+ etc. This device will be shared among ...
0
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1answer
71 views

What exactly gets deleted when removing Google account

When I try to remove my Google account I get the message that messages, contacts and other data from the phone will be deleted. What does messages include? Mail messages, SMS, Whatsapp,...? And what ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Customizing the reminder.

Currently, the reminders are carried out by a one-time vibration (which is too easy to miss) What settings do you go to to make them say, do 5 loud beeps or something? This is for note 3.
0
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1answer
406 views

Why isn't device storage an option on my Galaxy S4?

Can anyone tell me how to set up the Galaxy S4 to have " storage to device " as an option to save files and pictures to my sd card? Device storage is an option, but it is not highlighted so I can't ...
0
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1answer
61k views

Install All Apps on SD card On Micromax Unite 2 [duplicate]

Recently i bought Micromax Unite 2, its a good phone but what problem I am facing is that it comes with internal storage of 4 GB and has external storage and I am using 8GB SD Card. Under storage it ...
0
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3answers
854 views

Access and modify files on the SD card of my mobile using WIFI tethering [closed]

I am looking for an application for my Android 2.3.5 Sony Xperia X10i. I want an app that will mount my phone on my hot spot as eg: http://192.36.02.08 , which will have both download and upload ...
2
votes
3answers
134k views

Whatsapp shows me online when I'm not in the application

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me online, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who thinks I am ...
0
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1answer
554 views

How to open PDF in fullscreen

maybe someone knows something that might help. is there an easy way to open a PDF in fullscreen, page fit 100% to screen, without blending effects, just the PDF without any menu? i tried to make a ...

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