0
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28 views

I've exceeded my unlock attempts (10). Is there any way to unlock my phone?

Due to AT&T being a horrible company, I believe the customer "service" has led me through more than my allotted attempts at unlocking my phone. Because my phone was refurbished, the attempts may ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How to totally block internet access (data) on an Android?

I use Android 4.1.2 dual SIM, so I often switch SIM cards and restart the cell phone. My plan allows me internet connection, but it's pay by the day, so even if I mistakenly sent one byte, it would ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

How do I an an email address to calendar? [closed]

How do I add an email address to my MB855? I have acalendar and there is no way to modify existing email accounts on the calendar.
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How can someone else read my Text Messages

someone I know reads my text messages by tapping our phones together as in the same style of sending pictures by bluetooth. How is this possible and how can I prevent it?
1
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0answers
79 views

Lollipop PIN unlock - possible to hide large button feedback on screen?

The PIN unlock screen in Android 5.0/Lollipop displays a very large animated circle under each number that you press (I'm using a Nexus 5). Is there any way to disable that? It seems like it would be ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

How to root Huawei Ascend Y550?

I've been trying to root my Huawei Ascend Y550 but I had no luck since many of the rooting programs say "Rooting failed". Is there a way to root this phone? It is running Android 4.4.4 and the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Annotating a protected pdf on android (signing with s pen)

So I tried signing a pdf in ezpdf but it seems annotations are disabled in the pdf file (downloaded it). How can I sign auch a pdf file and save the result?
2
votes
2answers
51 views

Chrome and Chrome Beta suddenly won't fill up the entire screen on launch

So, I'm currently on the N5X rom with a cyanogenmod 4.4.4 base on my Samsung i9300, I restored Chrome Beta from one my backups in titanium Backup, after flashing the latest version of the ROM ...
-1
votes
1answer
43 views

Silently root an android kitkat phone [closed]

As a student researcher, I would like to know if there is an in app code to root an android kitkat device without the user knowing it(discreetly). If there is any open source app code to root a phone, ...
1
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0answers
18 views

Device detected as “mint”

I'm using a xperia sp ( huashan ) device. Recently I read some tutorials and wanted to flash CM 11 M10 into the device. I rooted the device, then backed up the bootloader. Then unlocked it and ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop

I've updated my non-rooted, vanilla Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then my custom mp3 ringtone stopped working. Here are the symptoms: When selecting it via the ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Error “package not correctly signed correctly. uninstall the previous app” on new Micromax A108

When updating the built-in apps like Opera Mini, I'm getting the above error. I even tried downloading some apps like WhatsApp but those give me an error that the Google Play app is not updated and ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Status 7 in StockRecovery (Empty device ID)

I am trying to flash Philz Recovery onto an old Samsung Galaxy Note via SD-card and stock recovery. When installing, the script exits with Status 7: This package is for ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Unified Inbox in GMail on Lolipop [duplicate]

Since I updated to Android 5.0 the Mail app has been deprecated and only redirects to the GMail app. Is there any way to use a unified inbox for all my mail accounts? I have always tried to stay away ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Whatsapp application disappeared

One minute i was using whatsapp, next minute it was gone, by itself. I can see whatsapp shorcut on homescreen but when i tap on it says "the application is not installed". I checked the installed ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I pay USD using GBP? [on hold]

I live in the UK and recently just added some money into my Google play account by gift card, I wanted to buy something in-app which requires to pay in US dollars. But turns out that I can't, when the ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

How can I turn off autocorrect for numbers?

I don't mind autocorrect for words with the Samsung keyboard, but I have no idea why it tries to autocorrect numbers. Is there any way to turn off autocorrect for numbers only?
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to add a new number to an existing contact from Google Messenger?

After upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop) and the new Google Messenger app with it, I received a text message from a person I know telling me they got a new number. Now I would like to add that number ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Browser content shifted left and outside of view

I don't know how to ask this question exactly. I browse the web with my Xperia SP using Chrome. Websites don't show fully: it's like if the body tag had a css style margin-left: -5%. This also affects ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Installing Lollipop [duplicate]

I have a Droid Turbo this is my first android phone since the OG nexus. I want stock android experience. I would like to install Lollipop. It's fine if i have to reformat or whatever. I dont want ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

MHL screen becomes static anytime a new app is loaded

I have an HTC One m7 that I use to stream Netflix with over an MHL HDMI cable to a touch screen. When I was running ViperOne 7.0.1 I would only occasionally see this and it would regain the video ...
-2
votes
1answer
15 views

Can you explain the boot order of an Android device? [duplicate]

I understand a good bit of the ARM system architecture. you have an ARM system on chip containing the CPU, GPU, peripherial devices, baseband processor and both CPU and Radio firmware. Supposedly the ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Is it possible for a device to consume more power than it is wall-charging?

I have a 2012 Nexus 7 running KitKat. I have a hunch that it is not charging properly. Specifically, if the system is on and the device is plugged into the USB wall-charger, the battery indicator says ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "Facebook" neither "Gmail " where I can use ...
-1
votes
1answer
28 views

Can I disable an Android app to read write some folders in SD card? (CLOSED)

So many Chinese Android apps always creates garbage in SD card, like there is their's home. Some apps auto downloads binding apps to SD card, when I deleted them, they come up next time! So is there ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Processes are closing after removing the SD card

I have removed the SD card from my phone and now my phone is not working. All phone related processes are force closing. I have cleaned my cache and did 'Fix Permission' via Recovery but the ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

xolo q800 unfortunately,software update has stopped

I have Android 4.1.2 installed on my phone, which is not rooted. It's stock Android (I'm not sure if 100.00% stock though). This is the first Software Update notification that I have ever received. ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Note 2 sgh t889 not reading sim card

My note 2 stopped reading sim one day for no reason. It hasn't been dropped hard or been wet. I ordered a sim and sd card reader assembly and replaced it and it didn't fix the problem so i ordered ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How can I disable the screen lock password in lollipop?

I have enabled password protection on the lock screen on my Nexus 5 Lollipop device: After enabling password, I can't seem to be able to cancel it. Any idea how to go back to None or Swipe?
1
vote
2answers
183 views

Why can't I update my Nexus 4 to Lollipop?

As I understand it, Android Lollipop (5.0) is now generally available over-the-air. My Nexus 4 briefly offered for an hour or two to install it. I said yes, and watched it start to download. When I ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

problems unlocking bootloader of xperia z3

i'm trying to unlock bootloader of my xperia z3 but i'm encountering problems. I followed the instructions on sony's site and i got to the point where i have to connect the phone in fastboot mode to ...
1
vote
1answer
136 views

I don't see the App Notification > Sensitive option

Nexus 5, Android 5. According to this article, http://www.lifehacker.co.uk/2014/11/18/20-hidden-android-lollipop-tips-tricks, I am supposed to see a "Sensitive" option like below but I don't for any ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

Adding current word to dictionary

I recently upgraded to Lollipop on my Nexus 5. I use the stock keyboard for typing. Say I that while typing an email, I just typed a word that isn't in my dictionary, say qqqwwweee. I want to add it ...
4
votes
0answers
34 views

How do I make the priority menu disappear

I recently upgraded to Lollipop on my Nexus 5. To put the phone on silent, I press the volume-up button and select Priority. Great. Now how do I make that menu go away? I can click on an empty area ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

my samsung gt-s7262 will not enter recovery mode [closed]

my samsung gt-s7262 will not enter recovery mode, even after flashing custom ROM and recovery.tar. don't know what else to do. it's on pattern lock and i can't seem to remember the pattern. the key ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

White screen on Samsung i9105p

The other day I sideloaded an application and my screen froze, then turned white. After I restarted my device, it just showed white lines on a black screen. Sometimes it turns white, sometimes it ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

Delete Gmail emails older than X days [closed]

I use one Gmail account only for mail relaying from my home server to different accounts, to multiple users. The problem is that there are some thousands of emails on this account in "Sent" and ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Removing gap in settings

Recently I have updated my nexus5 to android to 5.0. Is there any way to remove excess space in settings (empty space between rows) to display more on screen. Reducing the font doesn't help. Same ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

Why should I “Set up my profile” within contacts?

When I go into my contacts (via the "People" application) I'm always prompted to set up my profile: Apart from placing my personal details at the top of the contacts list in case I forget who I am, ...
-2
votes
1answer
23 views

Understanding Android terminologies [duplicate]

I am a Android greenhorn, and seems like there are a lot of jargon that float around. Example: Android OS Android Kernel Rooting Recovery Partition ROM Boot locked BIOS SIM Locked stock android ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

l format my Huawei G700-T00 and now l cannot install it again [duplicate]

Please how can l reinstall google playstore on my Huawei G700-T00. i have tried to install it three time
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Rooting Error in Samsung galaxy 4? [closed]

I forget my wifi password. I cant access to the file /data/misc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf file because I can't find anything inside /data folder. So i decided to root it. So i downloaded superSU. when ...
-2
votes
1answer
38 views

Gmail,Hangout,Inbox by Gmail,Youtube,Hangout,G+ - new update is not working

All Google apps new update is not working. The app closes asa i open them. If I revert back it to old version it works fine. I am not sure if this got to do with my mobile or Google I use Huawei ...
-2
votes
0answers
28 views

Is Android Kit Kat Good or Bad [closed]

Is Android Kit Kat version Good or Bad ? I have been experiencing issues with external Micro SD card. Many users are not able to remove/delete or add data into external cards with the latest update ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Multible clicks on taskswitcher to close all open apps

I'm running Android 5.0 on my Nexus 5. Everytime I close all apps in the taskswitcher and close and open the taskswitcher again, there are still some apps open, why is it and can I turn it off/do I ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

How to recover data from a formatted device [rooted, flashed]

I've accidentally formatted my phone, via. fastboot oem unlock. I've already tried Wondershare, EaseUSMobile Saver. Actually, I need my photos which has been shot by camera. Till now I'm only able ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Nexus 4 Smart Lock Trusted Places is not there!

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 4 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Face" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there. ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

how to unblock my no on whatsapp when blocked by someone [closed]

I am using an Android device. If I am blocked by someone on whatsapp, is there anyway (like deleting my account, uninstalling and installing the app again) to unblock me at least temporarily. thanks.
0
votes
0answers
19 views

not registered on network and seems the imei is changed

I have an international version of galaxy s3 gt i9300 it had android 4.0.4 working fine when i bought it(second hand) then i upgraded it to 4.3. Since then it performs as a normal device would but can ...

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