3
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3answers
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Why does my Samsung Galaxy S3 with 4.3 run so slow?

I live in South Africa and we recently received the 4.3 update for the Galaxy S3. When I perform general functions on the phone (open apps, browse web, run multiple apps), everything goes very slow. ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Rooting the Samsung Galaxy LITE (SGH-T399

I have recently purchased the Galaxy LITE phone. I am having trouble rooting this device. It would be easy if I had a windows computer, but I only have a MAC, and a LINUX computer. Instructions on how ...
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votes
0answers
13 views

Can I get android default dialer's layout xml? [on hold]

I'm customizing the SIP apk and have to replace the customized screen with the android default dialer's screen when incoming,outgoing,ongoing call. If you have idea, please tell me. welcome any advice ...
1
vote
5answers
8k views

“Mediaserver” under Power management / Battery usage (xperia ZL)

I have a Sony Xperia ZL running Android 4.2.2 . There's a background process named "Mediaserver" which uses most of my battery, while the phone is on standby. If I charge it to 100% and leave it ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Kitkat or lollipop in Samsung galaxy tab 3 lite 3g [duplicate]

Currently my device is running android os JellyBean.Is there any way to upgrade it to kitkat or lollipop?I tried to update using phone but it says no upgrade available. Thanks in advance for help. ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Recover deleted SMS message using Google Backup?

I use Android 4.4.4 & XPeria Z3. Google auto backup service is turned on. Recently I deleted my SMS messages and now I want to recover one particular SMS. Is it possible via Google Backup? If ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Remotely uninstall apps?

I have tried through the Google Play store and it does not seem possible from there, but does anyone know if it is possible to remove an application remotely? In other words, if I do not have direct ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

my lg d620 keyboard stopped working ! help tks [on hold]

my lg mini d 620 keyboard stopped working, I had been uninstalling some apps before this happened. i have tried to re install app but in vain. any help please ? tks
-1
votes
0answers
20 views

Is there anything in Google's terms and conditions which restrict selling apks outside Google Play? [on hold]

Does anyone know if it is possible, within the terms and conditions of making Android apps, to sell apks outside Google Play? E.g. a company wants to buy my app, but it is not suitable for Google ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

How to fix a consistently freezing app download?

On my new Motorola X, I am downloading an app (Amazon's Kindle app) from the Google Play store and it is consistently getting to 91% downloading and then freezing there. I can cancel the download ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Sending contacts in WhatsApp shows “Unnamed” contacts

Whenever I try to send contact in WhatsApp, by clicking on the "Attachment" icon during a chat, my contact list shows me a lot of "Unnamed" contacts. After scrolling past them I am able to see my ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Using ADB without MTP support

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with a Motorola Droid Turbo. When I plug the phone in with a USB cable, my phone does show any USB connection notification. I see that libmtp does not support Motorola's Droid ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi Connectivity Problems with SOME Wireless Networks

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S3 that plays well with my wireless network at home and elsewhere but has major connectivity issues with the wireless network in my office. Nobody else has problems and I ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Why are some captured pictures (I didn't capture them before) in sdcard/com.facebook.orca?

I found some captured pictures in my cellphone. Files are in sdcard/com.facebook.orca. I have the original video of files but I didn't capture them. Also I've never used them on facebook and fb ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

How can I recover data from my android tablet?

My brother had some important data on his android tablet. Unfortunately the touch screen on this android tablet (Azpen model A700) is no longer responding. I would like to put the data on my pc before ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Is there a way to force apps to use internal memory only?

I have a Sony Xperia U, and my 8GB of memory are divided in three parts: 2GB phone memory, 4 GB internal memory (replacing the MicroSD slot) and 2GB that I haven't really figured out about. I don't ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Lollipop Clock app: vibrate for timer but sound for alarm?

In the stock clock app on lollipop is it possible to make the phone vibrate when the countdown timer expires but keep the alarm audible? Further, is there any way at all to make the phone vibrate ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

can't remove persistent android widget (accuweather.com)

I am facing an annoying problem due to the widget called "accuweather.com". It pops up while I'm using applications on my phone (Samsung galaxy s2 with gingerbread 2.3.5). I can't uninstall it because ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

YouTube Offline Videos deleted/removed after uninstalling Update

I download few YouTube videos using YouTube Offline feature introduced recently in an Official YouTube App. Those videos were accessible to me and I played them successfully, without any glitch. ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102 870 MB Ram Issue [duplicate]

I just recently purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102 from Dubai. As per Samsung official and other mobiles sites like gsmareena showing this mobile have 1.5 GB ram but in my set total ram ...
0
votes
1answer
876 views

Corrupt Internal Storage File System

I am using an original RAZR that is partitioned using Safestrap running stock 4.1 on one partition and CM10.1 on the other. My problem is the internal storage (internal SD card I believe) partition ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Video playback and recording issues on Galaxy Note 2, CM 10.1.3-i605

Over the past few weeks, I've been experiencing video playback issues, with videos that I recorded with the phone. I tried a few gallery apps, and all of them display a "video cannot be played" error. ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

cannot delete file with strange character

I am using JellyBean 4.1.2. There is a directory with a file that is with stange character. I use many app to delete it but did not success. And I use shell to look at it. When I issue ls command. it ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

Mi2 broken screen, any way to retrieve photos?

My daughter's got a Xiaomi MI2 stock phone with a screen broken in such a way that it can't be unlocked. She already had a new phone on the way but she's devastated at the thought of losing her photos ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in…screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in...screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears for a second then disappears this "flashes" several times in about 4-5 second intervals. I can not ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

insufficient memory on my 4.4 kitkat tablet [duplicate]

Trying to download more apps and kept getting an insufficient space error message so i bought a 16GB sd card and im still getting the same message
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Samsung Galaxy S2 - Screen Lock Options Disabled

Following the recent upgrade to Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I have enabled the lock screen with password but when I want to change the other options to like Swipe, Motion, face Unlock Pattern, ...
0
votes
0answers
238 views

How to sort comments by likes on the facebook app?

I just switched to Nexus 5 from iPhone 5. While I was on the Facebook app on iPhone, the comments was sorted by likes, and on my new Nexus it seems it doesn't work the same. I can change it somehow? ...
2
votes
3answers
772 views

Does anyone sell new smartphones with root access “preinstalled”? [on hold]

Is there a company that sells new phones with root access enabled? Maybe a manufacturer, retailer or any other business... of course if the retailer roots the phone it might viod the manufacturer's ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

nexus5 - how to not update 5.0 and not get notified update

I don't want to update from 4.4 to 5.0 now, but my phone keep ask to update How can I not get the update push?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I use the Root External 2 Internal SD app on a Galaxy S4 device?

This app I want to install Dragon Quest VIII, but Google Play automatically downloads straight to the internal storage. I tried using /mnt/shell/emulated/0 for the internal mount path, and ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

Is there anyway to root Xolo Q1010i?

I have tried kingoroot as well as WMShua to root Xolo Q1010i but at last stage the message "Sorry Root Failed" appears. Tell me others way to root.
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Asus Transformer Infinity Pad (TF700KL) how to cold boot (enter Recovery Mode)

I have a TF700KL bought from Vodafone. I am unable to go into Recovery mode. I've found some links telling me how to do this, such as the one on the XDA-Developers site: ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Move multiple apps to SD card

Is there an app or a way to transfer multiple apps to the SD card? It's slow and tedious to just use the "move" button in the app settings.
0
votes
1answer
254 views

How to export bookmarks from Chrome in Android?

I need to import bookmarks from my Chrome Android mobile. Is there any direct way to do it? Please do not suggest to sync Chrome account in desktop and do import from there, my Sync rights has been ...
3
votes
2answers
9k views

Gallery preview folder takes about 1GB, how to delete it?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-I9105P) with Android 4.2.2 and I've got many photos. The folder with the Gallery previews (the one that stores thumbnail to load images faster) takes about 1GB of ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How can I resume an application from NFC rather than launching the application?

When the application hasn't been launched I want the NFC tag to launch the app, but if the application has been launched but is running in the background I want it to resume/bring forth the ...
0
votes
1answer
20k views

Show messages on lock screen on Galaxy S3

Is it possible to show previews of messages (as the iPhone does) on the lock screen on a Galaxy S3 running android 4.1.2?
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Nexus 7 2013 error upgrading from 5.0.1 to 5.0.2

The 5.0.2 update fails. This Nexus 7 (2013) has not been rooted or anything special like that. I double tap to install update, it reboots, starts the install, then just says "error" in red over the ...
-1
votes
1answer
15 views

How do I screenshot on my RCA Andriod 4.4.2 10" tablet? [duplicate]

When I want to screenshot something I can't becuase I don't know how.
0
votes
0answers
3k views

No Bluetooth option using Lenovo a269i

I'm an android first timer, who bought a Lenovo a269i. Lenovo's site states that it has bluetooth, http://shopap.lenovo.com/in/en/smartphones/a-series/a269i/ and plenty others in Internet do so too. ...
0
votes
3answers
66 views

root device install again

I want to root my s4 phone I have some apps on it which are no longer are availeble for download, do I have to reinstall them (in other words some programs are lost) Hans
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Switching from android rom to windows rom [on hold]

Please can anybody tell me that can i install windows rom in my samsung glaxay fame 6810? If yes please give me the link from where i can download windows rom.
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to access bricked phone /system folder? Fix corrupted file

I have a SK504, brazilian phone. Well, i was trying to change my boot animation, but downloaded and installed a corrupted one. So, when i rebooted, the phone shows ANDROID like always, but after, a ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Running dex2oat on host computer

I have compiled dex2oat on linux-x86_64 for linux-x86. I can run it just like a normal application. The background is, I have a tool which can generate dex codes and I want to perform some basic ...
2
votes
2answers
28k views

How do you restart the download manager service?

I was using my Nexus 7 (android 4.2.2) through the hotspot on my phone and the download manager was trying to download a large app update. I pressed and held the notification to get to the app info ...
0
votes
1answer
301 views

Xposed framework on android L (5.0.2) [duplicate]

I would like install Xposed framework. My device is running Android L (5.0.2). The Xposed framework is compatible with android 5?
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Change / add file in “Read only file system”

I want to add new command to my android 4.4.2. to do that I need to add alias line in the /system/etc/mkshrc file (bashrc in regular linux), or make symlink in the system/bin or system/xbin. but when ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Can't send crash reports with Android 4.0.4

I am using a custom build of Android 4.0.4 on my smartphone and when an application crashes, it doesn't ask if I want to send a crash report; the application just closes and it goes back to the home ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Completly Uninstall TDMobile App?

When I installed this banking app it made it so that chrome would open it up when starting a money transfer. Since the TD app is very unstable and hardly ever works I have uninstalled it, but chrome ...

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