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PTP (“connect as camera”) no longer working after update

After updating my Samsung Galaxy Nexus to Jelly Bean, PTP no longer works: When I connect the phone via USB to my MacBook Pro and enable PTP on the phone, it does connect properly as a camera device ...
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3answers
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Can I force a message to be sent as an MMS?

Is there a way to force a message to be sent as an MMS?
3
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2answers
3k views

Messaging contacts color change

I got my Galaxy S3 about two weeks ago, and have been texting on it normally. Now, for some reason, when I look at my text log some of the names of my contacts are in blue, while some remain in white. ...
8
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2answers
901 views

Samsung Galaxy S3 - after AT&T over the wire update - google search doesn't find installed apps

I just purchased a Galaxy S III from AT&T, and only after a few days, I got a pushed, forced update from AT&T (not stating what it does, just "AT&T Software update" version: "V3_1205_2_2") ...
1
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1answer
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My SIM is not recognized after installing Cyanogenmod; what should I do? [closed]

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S (I9000) which I purchased from the Spanish operator Movistar around two years ago. I have spent most of the day trying to flash it with cyanogenmod 7. TL;DR: Installing ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Troubleshoot/ Tune Android performance / speed

I have a Motorola Xoom (not rooted) and new to the Android world (at least as an advanced user). I've installed several (around 30) games + several (around 30) apps. I've noticed that it became a ...
22
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1answer
16k 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 ...
2
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1answer
493 views

What factors does PowerTutor measure to show energy consumption?

I am trying to find the impact of the signal strength on the energy consumption of WIFI in Android using an HTC NEXUS ONE. I am sending several files starting from 1 kb to 600 kb. I use PowerTutor as ...
1
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1answer
209 views

Google Maps constantly requesting location

I'm running LBP Privacy Guard, and every 30 minutes or so I get a warning that Google Maps is trying to request my location. Why is this, and how can I prevent this?
12
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1answer
14k views

Taking screenshots on Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Jelly Bean

Apparently on Ice Cream Sandwich you can press power + volume down to take a screenshot, but this doesn't work for me with Jelly Bean. Anyone know how to take a screenshot on a stock Galaxy Nexus with ...
5
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2answers
670 views

Will an Asus Transformer Prime bought in the U.S. work in Portugal?

I live in Portugal and I'm going on vacation to the U.S. in a few months. I'd like to buy an Asus Transformer (Prime or 300) while in the U.S., but I don't know if the Wi-Fi or 3G will work in ...
3
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2answers
1k views

All Unity 3D games result in “Force Close”

I have a Huawei u8160 (A.K.A Vodafone 858 Smart) running CyanogenMod 7.2 Madteam ported. All apps that use unity3d force close on their startup although they are compatible. So I wanted to know if I ...
2
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1answer
245 views

What is the matrix.txt file on my SD card? Is it safe to delete?

I have a file called matrix.txt at the root of my SD card. It is a text file that contains the serialization of a matrix of floats. What is this file? Can I delete it?
3
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0answers
271 views

The Way Numbers Are Displayed/Broken Up

I live in Jordan and just got a Galaxy SIII. I have a problem with the way numbers are being displayed on the dialer and when you actually press the green button to place a call. Basically, the ...
12
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1answer
240k views

I can't install or update Apps from Play Store: Error 905. How to fix?

Suddenly (after a Play Store update?) I can't install or update any Apps. I always get error code 905 when I try to do so. How can I fix this?
4
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2answers
4k views

Accessing the Android Phones SMS and other feature via Data Cable [duplicate]

Is there any way by which I can connect my computer to my HTC Wildfire S and access the SMS (read, compose, delete) without touching the phone? I am looking for something similar but no hope yet. ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How to connect ADB over 3G/4G?

I keep seeing warning signs about enabling ADB over Network when you aren't connected to a WiFi network, but what if I want to connect ADB over 3G/4G ? Whenever I try to do it with any of the ...
8
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8answers
32k views

How to transfer files over WiFi without a hotspot?

I'm looking for a way to transfer files between an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S2, rooted) and any computer system I may need to interact with (this means preinstalled software on the computer, ...
3
votes
1answer
293 views

Camera app that takes picture as soon as it has focus

I'm at a concert and I want to leave the camera app open and have it snap multiple photos as soon as it has focus. Is there an app for that?
0
votes
2answers
753 views

How to stop a text received from splitting up?

I just got my first Smart phone (Galaxy S II) and it splits up texts longer than 160 characters when I receive them. I often forward these long texts. Is there something I can do?
2
votes
2answers
815 views

Offline HTML5 apps

Does android natively have good support for fully-functional HTML5 offline apps? By fully functional I mean without artificial limitations on HTML5 features; for example a limit on the size of ...
2
votes
2answers
765 views

Reply-by-SMS with Google Voice

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running stock Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1. As you probably know, Jelly Bean has a new feature that allows you to "respond-by-SMS" to incoming phone calls. Unfortunately, ...
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1answer
1k views

can i get a froyo 2.2 or other latest android OS which i can put on my samsung omnia i900 with all bluetooth, wifi, cdma and other phone features? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? my phone specifications: Samsung i900 Omnia Also known as Samsung WiTu GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 ...
1
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1answer
698 views

Tablets being able to make calls

I wonder can any of the Android tablets make calls (it's about Cellular calls, not Skype or other)? Yeah, I am okay to have 7' or even 10' tablet near my ear and have a talk (well, or use headsets). ...
6
votes
2answers
33k views

Audible Caller ID on Galaxy S3

Every time I recieve a call or a text message my phone audibly says out the name of the caller/sender. How can I stop this?
37
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1answer
90k views

Why Do I Need to Wipe Dalvik Cache?

When I'm updating a custom ROM, there's always an instruction to wipe the Dalvik cache. I don't see a reason why this is necessarily. Watching the logcat while the system is booting I can clearly see ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

What is the difference between AOSP/vanilla and stock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between an AOSP ROM and a stock ROM? When referring to Android ROMs or kernels (etc.), what is the difference between: AOSP ("vanilla") Stock
4
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1answer
321 views

What if I accidentally checked CDMA/LTE instead of GSM/HPA+ in the Galaxy Nexus Root Toolkit?

I tried to use WugFresh's Galaxy Nexus Root Toolkit to root my device, but I accidentally selected CDMLA/LTE while I have a GSM model. I tried flashing CWM recovery afterwards, but it didn't work. ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Galaxy S3 Active Sync is not working, any help?

I cant sync my business email on my Android mobile (a Galaxy S3 with Android 4.0.4). I tried to set up a business email account but all I get is unable to connect to server after I'm done with the ...
8
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5answers
58k views

Will I lose any apps / data if I upgrade my phone's OS?

I'm planning to upgrade my Galaxy S2's OS from android 2.3 to 4.0. This is an official upgrade from Samsung. It sounds like it's an easy process. Just download the Kies program from Samsung and ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Google play login different GSM carriers

I moved to the USA from Kenya with my android handset, but am unable to log in to google play on my new network, T-mobile. Can anyone help me fix this?
0
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3answers
2k views

Factory reset (including USB storage) prompts for password after I already typed it in

I went into Settings->Privacy->Factory reset and checked "Format USB Storage". Then I pressed the button to continue and it prompted for my PIN (just numbers) as usual. Then it said it was formatting ...
11
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3answers
9k views

Google Currents vs Google Reader

They appear to perform the same functionality... only difference I see is that Currents layout is more like a magazine. And I can import my Reader subscriptions to Currents. What's the difference ...
3
votes
2answers
916 views

Foreign phone, stuck on 2G

I am currently working on a Coolpad 8150, a Chinese phone running Android 2.3.7. It is connected to T-Mobile (in the United States) and can place calls successfully. However, it is stuck on 2G. I have ...
1
vote
1answer
180 views

How does Android determine which apps are “social networking” apps for data usage purposes? [closed]

My phone carrier (Bell Canada) says that in addition to my maximum data limit, I have "unlimited social network" usage. I'm wondering which apps count as social networking apps? As an Android ...
2
votes
0answers
369 views

Force widgetlocker theme's default image?

I'm trying to get WidgetLocker to work with an "Xperia ICS" theme. So far the theme looks good but I have a bit of issue about the right slider. As you can see above, the right Camera slider looks ...
8
votes
1answer
5k views

How can I remotely change the volume?

At home I often connect my android to some speakers, to listen to internet-radio. It would like to be able to change the sound-level through a command on my laptop. I can open an ssh shell to the ...
1
vote
0answers
324 views

Problems sending MMS

I am unable to receive or send multi media messages using my Samsung Galaxy Ace plus. When I send a MMS it gets stuck and when I receive a picture or form of media from a friend (e.g. my friend has an ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

Beginner's questions on tweaking non-branded Android phone (rooting, update recovery, update rom) [closed]

I have some beginner's questions for clarifying some concepts in Android phone. I am using a non-branded phone (ASK SP404) running Android 4.0.3. The Android OS in the phone comes from the ...
7
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2answers
19k views

Completely “Mute” my Android Phone?

I have seen the Question: Is there a one-click widget to make my phone completely silent? and this is not a Duplicate Question. In my, Samsung Galaxy Y phone, when I completely reduce my volume, it ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Does Android support the single-user mode runlevel?

Since Android is powered by a Linux kernel it should support booting in single-user mode. Which version of Android supports single-user mode and how is one able to start an Android device in this ...
1
vote
2answers
339 views

Install Android apps in Kindle fire with Jelly Bean 4.1

I upgrade my Kindle Fire with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 but i can't install some apps from Google Play site, it mentions that they are not compatible with the device, the only solution now would be ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Disable the default browser in ICS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can deleting stock web browser cause problems? Ok since I got chrome now, can I safely disable the stock browser in the apps menu? Are there other services/apps on the ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Gmail not being retrieved automatically

I have recently (since ~1month ago) experienced the following problem: When I get new mail on my gmail account, Gmail will usually not autimatically retrieve it (e.g., no notification; and when I ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How do I change the default sms font size? (ICS)

I know I can change (in settings) whether or not the volume rocker can change font size, but is there a way I can change the default to be different? (I'd rather not have the volume button change ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

Change “Audio Applications” in Notification Bar

I'm not sure if this is a Galaxy S3 feature, or an ICS feature, but here goes. When I plug my headphones in, I get a new section in my Notification Bar titled "Audio Applications". Under that, there ...
7
votes
2answers
7k views

Disabled Background Data notification

I have disabled my background mobile data. I want the setting this way, but as a result of doing so there is an annoying warning that I have background data disabled on the system tray that prompts me ...
0
votes
1answer
184 views

google.com redirected after xpressconnect installed

I'm using Android 2.3 on Nook Color (ROM CyanogenMod). I installed xpressconnect to connect to the wifi network of my school, and successfully configured it. I can access the internet normally. ...
3
votes
1answer
97 views

How can I tell if an app can be a “link” target?

I have a couple of Bible apps on my phone. Sometimes, other apps link to a Bible verse, but they usually either embed a Bible viewer in the app or only work with a particular app. I would like to be ...
3
votes
1answer
683 views

Can I run ICS on the Samsung Galaxy S+ I9001?

I have read a lot of documentation about how to run ICS on the Samsung Galaxy S I9000. Can I use the same approaches for the S+? Or is it not possible to run ICS on the S+?

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