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Why is my phone carrier-branded and how to remove it?

I have purchased my HTC One mini for a full price from an independent store. I have connected it to MegaFon (Russian cellphone operator) and now there is a carrier's app on a phone and it is ...
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1answer
18 views

Stopping Local Communication in android hotspot

How can I stop two devices from communicating among themselves if they are connected to my Hot Spot.(for eg I want them to not be able to ping eachother)
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Will changing phone storage to EXT4 filesystem cause issues?

I've found out about the journaling features of EXT4.Will they prevent data loss if the usb cable gets unconnected?(the usb port doesn't hold cable well) I've also seen a few benchmarks and EXT4 ...
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Access Windows admin share from Android?

I have tested several Android apps and none of them seem to be able to do what I want. How do I access admin shares such as \\host\c$ from Android? Note that admin share access is enabled on the ...
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Accessible Android Reader Application for text, epub, daisy and PDF formats

I need to find applications for particular formats of books: 1) ePub - Cool Reader, Ideal 2) Daisy - Darwin Reader 3) Txt - Accessible Talkback Editor 4) PDF- Adobe Reader, Smart Q Reader ...
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phone becomes extremely slow when internal storage usage reaches around 50%

I flashed my android phone many times recently using odin, my phone is a Galaxy Grand Duos. Then I finally got it working. but I found the problem as described in the title. What could possibly be the ...
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1answer
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Accidentally tried to flash rom after doing saferoot (not possible)

I was referring to a guide on how to do a saferoot for Galaxy s3 (Verizon) and then switched over to a guide on how to flash a custom rom. Bad idea. ...
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My Android Device is not working

I have an Aoutec Android Game Player. Now it does not work. When click start button a screen "Aoutec" appear and does not allow to open player. Can I reset the game player ? How can I trouble shoot ...
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1answer
28 views

If you unlock you don't have to unlock again in X time

Is there a way to have my phone stay unlocked for some period of time after I have unlocked it once (via PIN, pattern or whatever). In other words, if I unlock my device with my PIN, if I turn the ...
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Installing ROM over another custom ROM

Am using Samsung Galaxy Y model phone. I rooted my mobile and installed Jelly Blast v3 ROM in my phone. Now how to install a different custom ROM over this ? or if i install a new ROM in my mobile ...
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1answer
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Does Samsung Galaxy Tab 3(SM-T211) have radio facility?

I purchased Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Model SM-T211) and I am searching for Radio in the Home Menu. Does the Tab 3 have radio functionality?
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Repeating letters being truncated

About a month ago, I noticed a strange issue anywhere a repeating letter a appears on my Android phone: repeating letters are either truncated or replaced with a single letter that has a macron (bar/ ...
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0answers
14 views

How can I find the region and carrier for an HTC phone?

I'm using HTC One X. To find RUU at htcdev.com, I need to know the region and carrier. Can I determine this using the IMEI or something else?
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1answer
15 views

Is there any method through which I can make the YouTube app use https connections instead of http?

Well the question describes the problem. I know that the YouTube app is not using secure connections, and I want to force the YouTube app to use secure connections. Can this be done?
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1answer
38 views

How can I get the first boot Android welcome screen again without doing a factory reset?

Is it possible to get the welcome screen again after going through it without having to wipe the device? I mean the screen where you pick language, configure your Wi-Fi, log into a Google account, ...
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0answers
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Sennheiser lavalier mic connected to to Android

I have a Sennheiser EW100 G3 lavalier microphone (basically a wireless microphone sender/receiver), that I want to connect directly to my android with my 3,5mm cable, instead of using a stand-alone ...
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0answers
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How does the Samsung Galaxy wake-command work?

How does the Samsung Galaxy wake-command work? Is the microprocessor always on? Or does it wake when it detects sound?
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Nexus 7: Can I set its WiFi to monitor/promiscous mode? If so, how?

Related question: http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/21057/nexus-7-or-any-other-good-android-tablets-for-pen-testing I need to turn a Nexus 7 with Android in it into a wireless packet ...
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0answers
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Seeking alternative to Andoid File Transfer utility

Need usb alternative to Android File Transfer for Mac. Problems: 1. no search capability 2. Cannot report size of files. 3. No route to send problem reports to developer. Reasons for not using ...
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0answers
47 views

How to restore stock firmware on HTC One mini

I've bought HTC One mini as my first smartphone and I would like to know: how do I revert to a version of Android that my phone came with? Will I always have this possibility by default, or should I ...
0
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1answer
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What options are there for permanently connecting a rooted Android Phone to a NAS?

I keep all my documents, pics, music, etc. on a home NAS so I can access the data from around my home. For work I mostly use DropBox. But as my free 50GB are going to expire soon, I need to find ...
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0answers
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Factory reset generic android device

I have a cheap generic Android tablet (a Groupon special) that won't boot. My theory is that the storage is full because this happened to two different tablets after installing apps. update: I learned ...
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Recommendations for Android device with built-in barcode scanner [closed]

We need an Android device with a built-in barcode scanner. Using the camera is not an option, as these are somewhat flaky/too slow - we need an "industrial-strength" barcode scanning experience for ...
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How does the Heartbleed security vulnerability affect my Android device?

The "Heartbleed" vulnerability in particular versions of OpenSSL is a serious security issue which allows malicious servers or clients to undetectably obtain unauthorized data from the other end of an ...
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0answers
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I want to change my android smarthpones MAC adress, but i get an error: iplink: applet not found

Hy! Sooo i searched a lots of stuff on the internet before asking, but found nothing. Basicly i want to change my mobiles MAC adress, couse it got blacklisted at school. I tried market apps, but none ...
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0answers
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In Android CyanogenMod, what are these (bcmdhd_sta.bin_b#) files for?

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Device with CyanogenMod version:10-20121110-NIGHTLY-i9300. In the path /system/etc/wifi I found the following files: bcmhdh_sta.bin_b0, bcmhdh_sta.bin_b1, bcmhdh_sta.bin_b2 ...
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1answer
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How to record my calls on Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.2?

I've got a Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.2 and want to record my voice calls. My first idea was to simply use a recording app, so I've tried a whole bunch of call recording apps, but none of them work. ...
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1answer
28 views

My plague inc app keeps closing/crashing?

When I open the app, it works but when i try to start a game it closes/crashes. I don't get a crash report or anything. I've removed and reïnstalled the app, i've turned the tablet on and off again ...
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0answers
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anycall Galaxy S freezes after media scanner running during boot up

this is my first post and im new here..any help is highly appreciated my anycall galaxy S freezes right after media scanner completes its scan from booting up... i tried restarting the phone many ...
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2answers
148 views

Is Android susceptible to OpenSSL vulnerabilities? [duplicate]

There has been a big vulnerability discovered in OpenSSL today, are android applications affected, and what can we do to get a secure version? What about people with older devices (such as the HTC ...
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0answers
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Download previously purchased [duplicate]

I've two android devices galaxy Note2 and galaxy S4, i purchased apps in my note device, can i use the same app that i purchased in the other one? i saw in this page ...
0
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0answers
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Continuously getting “Bluetooth share stopped working” error

I have an HTC One running Android Revolution HD (ARHD), with Android 4.4.2, and I've been getting this error that says "Bluetooth share has stopped working". The problem is that I have no clue ...
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1answer
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MightyText isn't working. Is it malware?

I needed to send SMS from my PC because my hands finger's are fat then normal, which does not fit with smartphone small tiny buttons while i type large sentences, it takes me while to complete a small ...
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Can using too much RAM drain battery?

I'm really confused about Android memory management. I just read here that killing apps by swiping from recent list or using task killers won't save your battery but drain more because this cause the ...
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1answer
14 views

samsung galaxy tab gt-p 1000 wifi icon trouble

My samsung galaxy tab gt-p 1000 is working fine. Previously the wifi icon on the top of the screen used to be a dot alongwith 4 semicircles of 60 degrees. Since last 3 days this icon has disappeared ...
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0answers
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How to track links that certain app accesses?

I always get concerned about backing up data that is relatively large, for the sake of bandwidth, which is kind of expensive in my area, really expensive. For example, when I installed "Google ...
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0answers
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Nexus 5 takes forever and a day to charge

Since I have installed franco Kernel on my device, charging takes longer than normal (I'd guess 4-5 hours?). But today charging became extremely slow. I plugged it in overnight and this morning it ...
0
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5answers
86 views

Is it normal for Wi-Fi to always be on?

I have a Nexus 4 running CyanogenMod 10.2.1.-mako. While trying to figure out why my battery life seems to be shorter than usual, I have noticed that my Wi-Fi is constantly on. Shouldn't the Wi-Fi ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Account sync interrupted, can't start it again

So after reinstalling the OS I went to sync using my google account but the device restarted (don't know why, its perfectly stable now) and after trying again the account would show as synced but the ...
1
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1answer
42 views

What is this icon on the top right of some YouTube videos?

It isn't on all videos but it appears on some. No clue what it is. Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4Vq-xHqUo8
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0answers
19 views

Android application firewall - interactive prompt confirmation for connections

I'm thinking of developing application, or probably extending AFWall+ app What I'm missing on Android is possibility to confirm each connection from each application, simply blocking the application ...
1
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1answer
18 views

Nexus 5 won't connect via bluetooth to my alpine radio in my car

I recently bought a nexus 5 phone and tried to connect it via bluetooth to my alpine radio and it won't work. They are visible to each other and it allows me to try to connect, but then it tells me ...
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0answers
16 views

Does Apache Benchmark (ab) run on Android?

Do you know if it's possible to run ab in Android? Basically I need it because as far as I know, it's the only tool that is able to download (simulates requests actually) a file multiple times with ...
1
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1answer
35 views

dexopt produces a segmentation fault preventing boot-up

I built an application for Android (non-rooted) and tried to install it on my 'phone (Sony Xperia E), but when my 'phone tries to run dexopt on it, dexopt segfaults. To make matters worse, I ...
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3answers
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when i download apps from my computer to send to my new motorola i1 they go to my old phone

My Problem: My device doesn't show up on Google play. Only my old phone, the one my Grandmother is using. The apps I download go to her phone! Please help!
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2answers
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how do I restrict my android phone to just my home and work wifi?

My android phone keeps connecting to random public wifi's that don't work very well. So I turned off wifi completely. Is there a way to say: use wifi if either my home wifi or work wifi is available, ...
0
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0answers
15 views

How can to specify a wireless interface to an AVD using command line?

I am searching for a terminal command on AVD (Android Virtual Device) which supports attaching to a wireless interface in an AVD. Is there a way to connect to wifi in AVD?
4
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1answer
47 views

Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Why does Hangouts give my contacts a different # when starting from Voice?

Sometimes a texting conversation on android hangouts says my friend's number is something I've never seen before - a 678 number. I think this occurs when I began the conversation using my desktop ...
1
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2answers
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Whats app last seen status not visible [duplicate]

I have a friend on what's app I cannot only see his last seen status, I was able to see it & since a week now I cant see his last seen status. Although I can see when he is online. Message is send ...

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