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About access(camera/personal info/messages) to app [on hold]

whenever we install any app from play store and give all the permissions to access(camera/personal data/messages/gallery)... so the question is, can the owner access/see them too?
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1answer
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Check the original carrier of Galaxy S3

How do I check the original carrier for Galaxy S3 (model no is i9300 in Australia)? I bought it from one buyer. I can't use the network. So, please help me.
2
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0answers
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PDF with capital Letters can't be opened

On my Android tablet it is not possible to open a PDF where "PDF" is written in capital Letters. If I rename the file it is opened with Google PDF viewer. The error is: "File cant be opened". How can ...
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0answers
24 views

Android Recovery TWRP: Flashable ZIP

i tried to do a flashable zip which install the AppleColorEmoji.ttf Font but when i try to flash it by recovery it fails with error 255updater-script: # Dummy file; update-binary is a shell script. ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Problem during the encryption

Some times ago I had some problems with android decryption, so i followed this to solve my problem Removing encryption from recovery (recovery --wipe_data --set_filesystem_encryption=off). Now I am ...
9
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5answers
6k views

Barcode Scanning with a low res camera (3.2mp)

I have two phones, one has a 3.2mp camera, the other has an 8mp camera. I downloaded the 'Barcode Scanner' app on both phones, it works on the 8mp phone but the 3.2mp phone doesnt pick up any barcodes ...
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2answers
3k views

Prevent WhatsApp from automatically backing up messages

I noticed recently that WhatsApp automatically backups messages. I get a popup every now and then when I am using WhatsApp which says "Backing up messages". I don't want WhatsApp to backup my messages....
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3answers
9k views

msm_otg kernel wakelock preventing deep sleep

Ever since upgrading my stock Sprint Galaxy S3 to the official Jelly Bean release, my phone won't go in deep sleep at all, it's constantly at 384MHz. It's because of msm_otg kernel wakelock. Anyone ...
2
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3answers
814 views

Hide buttons overlay (e.g. 5 second burst) on Google Camera

I have been getting overlays as such on my Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and now my Nexus 6P - haven't noticed exactly when they start to appear and have yet to find a way to disable them - please take a look at ...
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0answers
21 views

Software Update notification

On my S5 Neo, I have a software update installed notification. When I open it to proceed to install, there is no information about what the software is. What is this software update notification ...
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0answers
26 views

Multitasking after changing device date

I'm running Android 6.0.1 on a Nexus 6P. I've been having some trouble with the multitask button, specifically right after changing the device date/time. The multitask button does not work at all, ...
0
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0answers
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Samsung Galaxy S3 neo ram free space reduces quickly after start up

Recently, my Samsung Galaxy S3 neo phone hang after few second after start-up. In task manager, RAM usage shows continuous increasing. I have uninstalled all third party softwares and performed a hard ...
0
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3answers
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Problem in syncing contacts after factory reset

I have reset my phone using factory reset option. Now I get "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error when trying to sync contacts. What is wrong with it? I also tried "...
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0answers
8 views

Is External SD card affect the RAM?

In my phone its supports upto 128GB ,but if I put 32GB or 64GB will it affect the RAM. Does it the storage capacity of sd card affect usage of RAM?
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1answer
3k views

Alarm Not Displaying When Ringing

I have a Nexus 5 running Lollipop 5.0.1. I use the built Clock app for an alarm every morning. This morning, the alarm went off, but did not display any UI or turn on the display. The volume buttons, ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Can whatsapp be accessed by websites?

I was wondering if it were possible for websites to send messages through my whatsapp without my permission, even if I mistakely clicked on an advert? I read about whatsapp's API but it does not say ...
0
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1answer
16 views

how to install play store on samsung galaxy ace? [duplicate]

How can I install the google play store app on my Samsung galaxy Ace?
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0answers
45 views

Wifi wont turn off

I recently upgraded to marshmallow and ever since the wifi wont turn on. The first time i entered setting i turned on the wifi and after i was done using it i decided to turn it off but it did not ...
0
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0answers
8 views

How to use boot animation on my samsung galaxy star pro device

How to change my mobile boot animation I had use the boot animation app but of no use and I can't find any file in root explorer with bootanimation.zip to replace it so how can I fix it? Note: my ...
1
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0answers
95 views

How to open android applications and videos in Oculus Gear VR

I bought Samsung S7 edge and Oculus Gear VR. When I put my phone in Gear VR, I see home page of Oculus. I can download apps and etc. BUT 1 Can I open applications from Play store. For example I have ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

How to pair Galaxy J5 with Samsung gear S?

I tried many times to install Samsung gear manager in my device(galaxy J5), but after a successful install what should I do? When I use the app in my phone it gives me this error: check if your phone ...
0
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0answers
36 views

in storage analyzer, total of internal storage is 4.07 GB and free is 341 MB. but when I continue analyzed, data used is 28.29 MB

I can't update my apps and download new apps due to unsufficient storage. It supposed I have more free data. I have delete thumbnail, clear cache, less of apps. Please help me. Storage / This ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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1answer
23 views

Samsung Galaxy s4 setup wizard crashes!

After having to factory reset my phone, the setup wizard crashes when I try tp set it up! Thank you for your help!
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2answers
137 views

Couldn't communicate with Google servers

Does anybody know how to fix this error? My Android device is a tablet running 4.4 KitKat. I have Google Play Services but for some reason I still can't login or even add a new account. The app giving ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to fix touch wiz home errors on samsung

How can I fix unfortunately touch wizz home has stopped error on my Samsung galaxy star pro How can I solve this
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1answer
21 views

Regarding root of my device samsung galaxy star pro gt S7262

i cant root my device after using odin drivers too my problem is in recovery mode it is not showing the option install from zip it is showing only 4 options they are 1 .reboot device 2. install ...
0
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2answers
20 views

How to use two whatsapp accounts on my rooted Samsung galaxy star pro device

Can I use two whatsapp accounts on same device? If how Note: my device is rooted
0
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1answer
4k views

Best Practise for deploying a 'clone' image across 200 android tablets (Samsung GT-P7510)

My objective is to be able to create a master 'image' of an android tablet, and then duplicate that image across about 200 identical tablets to streamline the administration of a university's pool of ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
0
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3answers
75 views

Hide Whatsapp profile picture from a certain user

I want to hide the profile picture in WhatsApp and still be able to message this person. As far as I've understood, to message someone on WhatsApp, you need to store his/her number in the phonebook. ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Android Recovery Question

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 that has gotten into a boot loop. Basically, when you power it on it shows the SAMSUNG Galaxy S6 (powered by Android) screen for like 3 seconds and then goes black. It then ...
1
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0answers
358 views

Why are heads up notifications not showing after an update in Samsung Galaxy E7?

I've recently updated my Samsung device to Android 5.1.1 lollipop and as I have been playing around with it I noticed that I wasn't getting any heads up notifications. Is there a certain option to ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Android 6.0 Backup [on hold]

According to the Android API, devices running Android 6.0 and higher automatically back up app data to the cloud. However, you can exclude files by using a data backup configuration XML file. Does ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Twitter widget appears to be broken: “Application not installed”

I'm having trouble with the Twitter app on my Samsung Galaxy S4. The widget was misbehaving, so I thought I would remove it from my homescreen and put it back. What has happened instead is that the ...
1
vote
4answers
9k views

Why do I get “IMS Service Has Stopped” Message after update

I've got an Galaxy S5 neo with Android version 5.1.1. and a recent Android software update has brought with it an annoying popup message that reappears 3 seconds after being dismissed. It reads: ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Play Music while recording Video

May be the most stupid question, but I am unable to figure out how to record video while playing music in my Samsung S6 Edge (6.0.1). I want to capture Music played from phone with the video I record. ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Bluestacks isn't working: Goes to system tray but nothing happens

I recently installed Bluestacks (a package to allow running the Android operating system on the desktop). After I start it, a service goes to system tray but nothing happens. I mean my computer doesn'...
0
votes
0answers
93 views

Google now not getting all the sentence

After I'm saying 'OK Google' and it starts listening, I want him to search something for example. The problem is, when I say a bit more than a few words, it's being cut in the middle. If for example I'...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to install Xposed on S6

I rooted my EE Samsung S6 (SM-G920F) (UK) (Marshmallow 6.0.1) yesterday evening using Odin (I followed the tutorial on Tom's Guide). I seemed to root fine. There was no bricking, boot looping or any ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

External usb bluetooth do not work in android 4.0.4 kernel 3.0.8+

I have insert a external USB Bluetooth dongle to a Tablet via the USB port and try to turn on the Bluetooth in the Android but fail. So, how do one know if the USB Bluetooth dongle can be supported ...
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votes
0answers
26 views

How to build a rom [on hold]

as I understood from this question I asked, android improve internal storage, I need to build the rom myself. Question is, how? I have never done it, do not know how to do it, and can not even begin ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Nexus 5 IMEI number gone after updating to Lollipop

My IMEI number has disappeared on my Nexus 5 and now I can neither call nor text. Status of the phone says: Network: Unknown Mobile network type Unknown Service State: Out of service Mobile network ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

how to properly debug websites on the samsung browser

the samsung browser is not chrome nor android stock browser. And our webdev teams has some bugs that only show up on this specific browser (which i'm inclined to call android's IE6) Is there any way ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

How to upgrade Android kernel version

I am running a Android device with a kernel version of 3.4.5 on a soc made by mediatek (MT6582). Now recently I found a within post with the stock untouched KitKat based kernel for MT6582. This new ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Viewing Google back-up

How can I tell if I backed up my phone to Google? I don't know if did, but I sure hope so because I have to reset it - the phone won't turn on. Thanks for your help.
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Detect Android device from BLE device (How bluetooth works ?)

I would like to know how bluetooth works with Android : when you turn bluetooth on, is it broadcasting data that other devices can detect ? If not, is it possible to detect from a BLE device if a ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

When reinstalling apps/ game reset and started all over

I got a new phone and when I go to the play store it shows all the game apps and updates I installed over the past 2 years, but when I try to reinstall the game it resets and starts all over, is there ...
5
votes
1answer
2k 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

How to block a range of numbers without any third-party apps

is it possible to block a range of numbers e.g. 02079460*** as I keep getting accident companies and personal injury calls. I have read that these are fake numbers for use in TV and radio dramas

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