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2answers
108 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 ...
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2answers
38 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
2answers
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
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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 ...
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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
30 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 ...
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0answers
23 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
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3answers
37 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
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0answers
27 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
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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
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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
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0answers
38 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 ...
3
votes
0answers
44 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 ...
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 ...
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0answers
25 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
vote
2answers
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 ...
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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
4answers
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 ...
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votes
1answer
115 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
23 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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votes
0answers
27 views

Don't have a keyboard in my phone, and cannot install a new one with ADB either

I had a keyboard in my phone (Google Keyboard), which, when I somehow installed yesterday, didn't give me the option of moving it to the SD card. Today, for some reason it gave me the option to move ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

HTC Desire 310 boot loop after root

I just rooted my htc desire 310, out of curiousity. Then I rebooted, and found the phone stuck in a boot loop. I followed this guide. How to recover ?
8
votes
2answers
61k views

How to increase internal memory of the HTC Wildfire S finally?

I've been spending a lot of sleepless nights trying to fix this. I know there are a lot of threads like this on the internet, but I want to go a bit deeper. I have an HTC Wildfire S with only 512 MB ...
-1
votes
0answers
22 views

My gallery dosent show my pictures

For some reason when I go to my gallery all the pictures I have turn out black all though they arent. Same goes if I want to upload a picture anywhere. It just shows up black but when I post it looks ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

If I install a ROM that doesn't exactly match my phone, will it work at all?

As you know, manufacturers of popular mobile phones often times will release a modified " clone " version of their mainstream models. Often these clone models will be re-released models that are ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to transfer files from PC to oneplus 2 using drive letter

I am trying to get a drive letter when I connect my oneplus to my pc. I have done it before successfully, but after re-installing windows on my pc I am not able to do it anymore. Facts: I ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to change the Notebook background in S Note 4.1?

S Note was automatically updated to version 4.1 a few days ago. The GUI changed substantially and I am struggling to find the menu where to change the background image. In previous versions there was ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

completely remove kingroot when I can't find it

I installed kingroot and tried it, I closed it thinking it finished and rebooted my phone. After reboot root checker says I have su binary but not root access. My problem is I can't find ...
0
votes
0answers
99 views

Permission Denied while running executables (trying to chroot)

I am trying to chroot to a Kali Nethunter folder on my Nexus 4. It told me it couldn't find /system/bin/sh, so I copied the bash executable (I prefer bash to sh) and renamed it to sh, but now it says ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Handling Notifications - Vibrations / Screen / Tones?

My HTC One seems to vibrate for every damn notification that comes on. When it does this, the screen does not come on and there's no sound. I know how to turn notifications off, but I"m trying to ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

Voice on calls are too quiet

I got a new phone and sometimes it's hard to hear the person on the other line. Sometimes people say it's hard to hear me. This is a high end phone and I don't think this should be happening. What ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

.nomedia file not hiding newly created images. Solution?

Note 5 running 5.1.1 Here is my issue... A .nomedia file placed in a folder that automatically downloads album art will only hide the images from Gallery if they were in that folder before the ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

How to access usb otg files from Kali Nethunter terminal Nexus 6

I have a rooted Nexus 6 running Marshmallow 6.0.1 and with the Kali Nethunter overlay installed. I want to execute some files that are in the usb otg from the Kali terminal, but I don't know how to ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to force Google Photos to sync photos to the cloud?

I just took a picture with my phone and a few seconds later I refreshed Google Photos on my computer and the picture was there. But then I took a second picture and five minutes of refreshing later ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Can participants of a Group Chat see if I mark the group as Spam on Whatsapp? [on hold]

I just marked a group chat as spam on Whatsapp. The chat is now deleted from my phone, but I'm wondering if the participants in the group can see that I marked the group as Spam?
3
votes
2answers
4k views

How to set Google dialer as the default dialer in Sony Xperia Z3+?

I hope you are well. I have recently switched from a Google Nexus 5 to a Sony Xperia Z3+. However, I'm slightly annoyed at all of the default apps that Sony bundle with it. I have already replaced the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Home button, quick settings, lock screen won't work on Moto G 2015

We have a 2015 Moto G that's less than 2 months old, and already exhibiting all the symptoms shown in this forum thread: Home button doesn't work when in an app, but does work in application ...

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