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How to find the current foreground running application in API 21? [on hold]

I use getRunningTasks() method until 4.4.4 . Now in API 21 getRunningTasks() is deprecated. My requirement is to find the current foreground application running (Not the top activity of my own app but ...
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Google Now option “Contact recognition” is not visible on my HTC One (M7)

I have a HTC One (M7) and just purchased an LG Watch R. The combination is working fine, except for the fact that my contacts are not recognized when speaking via "OK, Google". I wrote a mail to ...
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2answers
726 views

Backup to SD card in kit kat

Is there a backup program that will allow me to back up directly to my SD card in Kit Kat without an internet connection? I currently am forced to back up to the internal storage {after clearing ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Using Google Play music as an alarm

I downloaded a song from the Play Store to use as my alarm on my S3 but for some reason can't find it. When I go into Play Music it's there along with all my other downloaded music, but when I go into ...
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0answers
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Bose Headset Bluetooth's mic doesn't seem to be working properly

I'm having issues with my Bose Bluetooth headset. It pairs fine with my Galaxy Note 3 and all buttons seem to work just fine. It goes as far as making a call or redialing through the headset. ...
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0answers
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How to change your region?

I am trying to use TurboFlix and it works up until I try to watch the show. Then it tells me that it is not available in my region. Anyone know how to fix that?
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Lollipop: override security policies (specifically lock screen/Exchange/Office 365)

When I used Android 4.4 (KitKat) on my Nexus 5 I could ignore certain security policies such as a requirement to have a PIN code to unlock the lock screen. After upgrading to Lollipop and the move of ...
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What is the output of an RFID chip on an average android device

It's really difficult to find any sort of information on the internet for this, it would really help me with a research project.
0
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0answers
19 views

Brand new Huawei Ascend Y530 gets stuck on Android screen when booting

I just got a brand new Huawei Ascend Y530. However, it stuck on Android screen when booting. I cannot enter the home screen. What should I do?
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1answer
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corrupted /data partition?

for a stupid reason I used TWRP which is btw a stupid tool... long story short.. It messed up the data partition... Currently I have a nexus 5 that can run whatever recovery I want, but doesn't have ...
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2answers
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Unable to install Google Play Services to save Clash of Clans village

I play Clash of Clans and I have a village which I do not want to lose. I am attempting to save the village to Google Play Services but I am not able to install Play Services as it says that it is ...
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2answers
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Any solutions for disabling the new WhatsApp feature that shows when the message was read?

The last seen status can be disabled on WhatsApp at the chat settings. Any way I can disable the two blue ticks that appear on the other person's app that shows the read time of the message?
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Lollipop: alarm isn't firing in time

After updating my Nexus 5 to Android 5.0 I noticed that alarm is not fired at set time (actually that spoiled my today's morning). When I set time for alarm it writes correct delta (e.g."Alarm set ...
2
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4answers
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How can I ignore the AT&T software update?

I keep getting this message every 10 minutes or so on my Samsung Galaxy S3 (non-rooted Android 4.1.2): How can I ignore it? I want to skip this update as the penultimate one introduced some nasty ...
0
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2answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
94 views

My new unused 8 gig tablet only gives me access to 100mb of internal storage despite displaying 4gigs of free memory. Please help!

I have a new 8gig All winner a23 quadcore android tablet. I have only a couple of apps installed, and my tablet is giving an insufficient storage space error. On inspection (photo attached) there are ...
0
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1answer
12 views

Auto turn off switch for android phone according to battery status

Looking for any switch with Bluetooth connectivity with mobile and auto turn off power to mobile charger according to battery barfing status. Would be great help for charging overnight. If it comes ...
6
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2answers
7k views

How do I set the correct time zone on my Nexus 4?

I just purchased a Nexus 4. I'm perplexed, however, in that it thinks that I am in the Central timezone when I'm actually in the Eastern timezone. The Clock application that came with the phone has ...
7
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10answers
30k views

Galaxy S2 not recognized by computer

When I try to connect my Galaxy S2 device to my computer via USB, I get an error saying that the device has malfunctioned and is unrecognized. It appears as "Unknown device" in device manager. I'm ...
2
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2answers
30k views

Error downloading apps in Google Play Store with Samsung Galaxy S3: “Package file invalid”

Whenever I try to download an app in the Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy S3, it keeps saying "package file invalid" and won't let me download anything. The message also has a triangle with a ! ...
0
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1answer
18 views

I have lost my Samsung Galaxy Ace

2 days ago, I misplaced my Samsung Galaxy Ace in my room. I had woken up (It charged the whole night so it had 100% charge), and put it somewhere in my room. The thing is, I think I turned it off. ...
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0answers
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Need to know what to download to transfer images from Samsung S3 to PC

What drivers must be downloaded to connect my Samsung s3 to my PC?
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1answer
30 views

Huawey Ascend y330 rooting+flashing

I have Huawei Ascend y330 with Android 4.2.2 onboard and i was wondering what is the best approach to root my device and what is the best way to flash custom rom to it with higher Android version (4.4 ...
0
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1answer
17 views

can I make a video chat between 2 android devices wirelessly without internet

Is there an app like skype but without internet ?! And can I make this chat between 3 or more devices ?
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1answer
2k views

How do I read a vCard?

so someone tells me i need to call a few people. they send me a vCard called contacts.vcf. i import it. i open my phone app and start to dial, but wait...i don't know their names. How do i look up ...
15
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1answer
11k views

Recover deleted content from userdata partition?

So it came to pass, that Amanda did have a blonde moment and deleted all her threads in the SMS app by mistake. Yeah, "Delete all threads" probably shouldn't be quite so easy to invoke. The phone's ...
0
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1answer
782 views

Touch screen is not working properly after replacing LCD display and Touch screen

I recently replaced LCD display and Touch screen of micromax canvas A116. but unfortunately my touch screen is not working properly. so my question is that is it because of some hardware issue or ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How do I force the 'showing' of an onscreen keyboard (soft-keyboard) when already 'paired' with a bluetooth keyboard?

My question is the exact inverse of this question. Motivating use-case. I've paired and am using my Bluetooth apple keyboard. Just happy. I'm running ICS, on an HTC- Evo 4G LTE. Then, 7-8 mins later ...
3
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2answers
5k views

When calling my screen goes black on LG P880

After updating in Android 4.1.2 my screen goes black. Screen works again only when the call is finished. I know about the feature when you put the phone on ear it goes black and the second you remove ...
0
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1answer
5k views

Setting default storage location in 4.0.4?

My sister got a tablet for Christmas which runs 4.0.4. The internal storage is measly, but she has a big enough SD card. Going to Settings > Storage should give the option to set the 'Default storage ...
3
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2answers
24k views

How can I tell if I have ClockworkMod recovery installed?

How can I know if my Galaxy S2 has ClockworkMod recovery installed? I want to install CyangenMod and installing ClockworkMod is the first step. I'm running Android 2.3.3 and I use a Mac laptop, if ...
0
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1answer
802 views

Screen going black when I press dial button in Lenovo P770 Android 4.1.1

After press call screen goes inactive When I press the dial button in the mobile screen the screen goes inactive but the call is in-progress at back end, It does not come back on when I move it from ...
2
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2answers
5k views

How to reverse tether without rooting?

Want to use PC broadband connection on the phone connected via USB [no Bluetooth or wifi] to surf on the phone or install app. The android device is running 4.0.4 and the PC running Windows 7 I dont ...
2
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1answer
712 views

Open Facebook links with Facebook app?

When I receive a http Facebook link, I have the option to choose my browsers but not the Facebook app, is there a way to force it? Is it the normal behavior?
0
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0answers
9 views

Does “(bootloader) security: off” mean i have s-off?

I have an HTC One (M7). A while back, I used a program called "RegawMOD" ( link: forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1786498 ), and I can't remember wheather or not I hid s-off, and it didn't ...
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2answers
5k views

My Samsung galaxy s GTI9003 stuck in flight mode

I want to disable the airplane mode in order to return to normal state. After a long press on power button, I do have the "device options", however nothing happens when I press Airplane mode (airplane ...
0
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0answers
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How to Install GNAT on android?

I am new to programming and I have managed to install GNAT on my OS X, But now I would like to install it on my android mobile phone in order to code... In my bed ! Or in order to do homeworks while ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Disable power-off menu when screen is locked

I own a Samsung Spica GT-i5700, how can I disable the power-off menu when the phone is locked. I am running CM7.
5
votes
2answers
7k views

Text multiple people on Nexus 5 - KitKat / Hangouts 2.3

I have been unable to figure this out. I have seen multiple instructions online but none of them describe what I see on my phone. I am running the latest KitKat and Hangouts and I want to create a new ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Is there an app that blocks certain search words on kindle fire?

I want to block certain words like "pornographic" on search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing, etc without blocking my whole search engines. Is there anything on the kindle fire HD that can do that or ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why is my Huawei IDEOS X3 (U8510) not appearing in the Device Manager list?

I have just written my first Hello World app for Android using the Eclipse plug-in. As I understand it, I can run the app from within Eclipse so that it will be automatically downloaded to the phone. ...
6
votes
2answers
10k views

Why do I need a Gmail account to use Android?

I am a new user of Android phone. I used to own an iPhone. I don't remember needing an Apple account besides using it to download applications from app store. Now I need a Gmail account to do even ...
0
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1answer
10k views

Bricked android karbon message ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD

My rooted karbon s5 android phone is showing "RESET FOR ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD" message on startup, I am unable to execute this solution (quoted below) because I dont have the Karbon S5 rom, also there ...
0
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0answers
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How to debug a Bluetooth connection?

The Bluetooth connection between my phone (Galaxy Note 2, CyanogenMod) and my car is unstable. It usually connects fine, then disconnects after some time, then I see that the BT icon on the phone ...
0
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1answer
332 views

Disabling the notification tray in Android L's (5.0) lock screen

I think that this is a rather large security issue that has come with the release of Android L. I've always had a password on my lock screen for as long as I can remember, but in Android L it becomes ...
0
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0answers
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Xperia tipo restart-loop

So I made a custom ROM, I did factory reset (in settings), but, then it started rebooting every 2 mins, no matter where, recovery, charging screen, system. Only thing I still can get working is ...
0
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1answer
14 views

Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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0answers
17 views

What factors should I consider for selecting a Distribution Platform? [on hold]

I am looking at various android distribution platforms. What factors should I consider while selecting them?
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1answer
2k views

Music files not showing in stock player with Galaxy Y

When I open the gallery in my Galaxy Y it shows no items. Also when I open my music player it shows no tracks. I think it is a system error. If I try to play music using PowerAmp it shows all the ...
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0answers
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Preventing apps from detecting other apps

I have an app that does not allow to enable certain settings because another app is installed. Every time i try to enable these settings it says u cannot because app x is installed. I know they are ...

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