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Custom keyboard shortcuts for Android

I am trying to create some custom shortcuts for often-used words/phrases using the built in dictionary, but have run into a roadblock. I'm trying to follow the instructions in this blog post, ...
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default_gain.conf not present (for volume)

I have been editing my default_gain.conf on my android devices for as ong as I can remember now. I recently upgraded to the Note 4 (N9100F) and I cant seem to find this file anywhere. My device is ...
4
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4answers
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Cannot play videos in any browser only in player

I use Opera for Android but the same problem exists in the stock browser as well as Mozilla. Until about a week ago I could play videos from the web in the browser but now when I click on the video ...
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0answers
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how to send to special number in the new hangouts

before the update I can send messages to number like "2200" no problem but since the update hangouts instantly adds +63 to the numbers and now I can send sms to it and it doesn't even let me compose a ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Galaxy Note 8 unresponsive to touch input

I've been pulling my hair out over this one for a while now and have been unable to find anything on Google to help. I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (wifi UK version) and found a very ...
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0answers
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I need help with my MID Android 4 tablet

I have a MID Android 4 Tablet. I had not used it in a long time and forgot my pattern to unlock the screen. Now it wants me to open the screen by entering my google user ID and password This ...
0
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2answers
2k views

My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
0
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1answer
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Cancelled sprint service on LG G2, constant popups

I have an LG G2, and recently got a cell phone provided for by my place of work, so I cancelled my sprint service. I want to use the phone as a gaming device for my kids, but I keep getting error ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Duplicate Corporate Sync Account “Null”

My organization just switched to the Droid Razr Maxx, one of the phones is having an issue with adding a corporate sync email account. Whenever we try to add the account it says that it can't add ...
2
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2answers
417 views

Galaxy SIII SCH-I535, Android 4.4.2 - High Battery Drain

I am not quite sure where else to turn with this issue. It's been happening for about a week now. When looking at the stock battery section in Settings, I see that "Android System" is always using ...
0
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1answer
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Galaxy S6 - MMS gifs not sending?

My Galaxy S6 Active (and from looking around online, the Galaxy S6 in general) sends some animated .gifs properly, but others just get sent as a still photo. I search the web for a gif, find it, and ...
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0answers
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How to check my phone hardware specs on Android terminal emulator

I was wondering if there was command to check the hardware specs of my phone. I just installed the Android terminal emulator. I've tried the 'lshw' but it does not work. Thanks in advance.
0
votes
1answer
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Do I need to remove my sim card as well as my battery when my phone has been soaked with seawater

My phone has been covered in seawater for a few seconds and I'm thinking of trying to wash my phone in distilled water. I have removed the battery but do I need to remove my sim card aswell?
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3answers
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List all activities of an app

I have an Android phone which is not rooted. Is there any way I can obtain/export a list of all installed packages with their available activities? ADWLauncher has an activity picker in its custom ...
0
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1answer
8 views

Most secure peer-to-peer exchange of public keys?

Just what the question asks: I would like to have two Android users exchange public keys for use in a mobile app while not connecting to a centralized hosted server or website.
2
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1answer
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Cannot add host to “known_hosts” in Android

I'm connecting from my Android handset to my NAS, using SSH. The private key was generated on my PC and then placed in the sd card folder of the phone. So I'm using the identity flag to tell ssh where ...
0
votes
1answer
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How bad is my screen damaged? Do I need to replace the whole screen?

My dad has a Samsung phone. He dropped it once long ago and there was a crack across the screen as shown in the image: Now he is having difficulty using the phone. There is always a touch at one ...
0
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0answers
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galaxy s3NEO I9301I camera not working

The camera in my phone show me " can't connect to the server need to reconnect camera" .plz help thanks
0
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1answer
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Cannot access /sdcard/ (internal storage)

After I got my phone restored from an nandroid backup, I found almost all apps cannot gain access to /sdcard/ (internal storage), including ES file manager, Z archiver and so on. When any of these ...
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0answers
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auxus beast software update - does this manual firmware update void my warrenty

the question is in regards to your instructions on updating auxus beast firmware manually, since i also getting the same error "Your system was damaged, wireless update is disabled" does this manual ...
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0answers
8 views

How to measure battery capacity (mAh)?

I've bought an Andoid device (Motorolla Droid 4) online yesterday, the seller claims that it's 3300 mAh (and that's one of two reason why I bought it), but when I receive the device and check it, ...
0
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2answers
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Where does the gmail app save the previewed files?

I had previewed a pdf attachment from an email recently. I deleted the email permanently without downloading the attachment. I want to retrive the previewed file if possible. Is there a specific place ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Google Hangouts: Conflicting online status information

Another "I don't quite understand what is going on in Google Hangouts" type of question.... So - when I view Hangouts via my Android app (running under KitKat), my girlfriend's status is ALWAYS shown ...
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0answers
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How do i fix this?

I was messing around with my droid razr and installed a root without a computer and when my mom got mad I tried to recover but I tried and accidentally deleted the OS and now my phone won't turn on ...
0
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0answers
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I can't install any apps when I don't have a SD Card in my phone!

I've a problem on my SM-G350. I once set my install location to extrenal via ROM Toolbox Lite. I took out the SD card one day and the other day I tried to install an app and it said that I can't ...
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0answers
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After upgrade to lollipop, LG D415 grays out “Enable USB Debugging” when phone is connected to PC

I've linked this phone to the same PC many times, but since upgrading to lollipop (5.0.2), my phone is not recognized (in adb devices) when I connect. When I look in "Developer Options", "USB ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Does camera clarity vary with to the app?

I own an old HTC Wildfire A333. I recently switched it back to the HTC Sense ROM and I saw that the quality of pictures taken with the default HTC camera app seem better. Not slightly. Quite a ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

Huawei Ascend Y330 Mass Storage notification bar not showing

I want to sync some pics from my phone onto my laptop but I can't since the drop down notification bar is not showing. This means I can't turn on the USB to connect to my laptop. I have hard reset my ...
0
votes
0answers
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is an app for showing mobile network connection carrier-specific or -independent?

I sometime switched carrier for my android phone. After switch, I will need to uninstall previous carrier's app and look for new carrier's app. Is there an app for showing mobile network connection ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Android and DEX files handling at runtime

I'm trying to understand a few things around how dex files are handled by android. What I do know is that an APK ships a dex file, the system gets it, optimises it at install time, and stores the ...
0
votes
1answer
5 views

Is SlimROMS one thing or many?

I was looking at some threads to download a custom firmware when I noticed one thing as a thanking gesture, developers or maintainers were thanking SlimROMS team. I went to SlimROMS website and its ...
0
votes
2answers
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How to troubleshoot “okay google everywhere” missing from voice settings?

This is what I see: (Click image to enlarge) And this is what I would like to see: I am using Motorola Moto G 3rd generation (2015), 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage; XT1541 I have already tried a few ...
0
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0answers
4 views

Cannot seem to lock GPS, what else can I try?

With the other answers outdated, I'm asking again: what can I do to make my GPS work? It worked before, but for some reason it just ceased to lock. I haven't done anything to the phone to make it not ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Problem with Facebook sync - All instead of existing

I have a problem when time comes to sync my Facebook friends with existing contact. Even if I select "Sync with existing contact" in the app, all my Facebook friends are added to my local contact, ...
0
votes
3answers
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files from internal storage cannot be seen in gallery

in my samsung galaxy s2 having custom rom cyanogen 11, the files are not getting shown in gallery. i have reinstalled rom 2 times but it isn't working to show the files. i have also used the app SD ...
0
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1answer
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Where is the mic located on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have downloaded an app for calculating distance of the phone to the wall It is known as sonar. I want to test this app. So, I covered the speakers of the phone which could be could found on the ...
0
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0answers
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Xperia Z3 boot loop after TWRP installation

My Xperia Z3 was running Android 5.0.2. I followed these steps. Everything was successful with no errors. ➜ Sdk sudo $(which fastboot) devices [sudo] password for eric: ➜ Sdk ...
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2answers
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Samsung galaxy s3 app removal

Can I uninstall a preloaded app I want to remove flip board but it pops up with a warning that it may cause problems with other apps?
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1answer
2k views

Read content of .thumbdata file

I don't know how I managed to delete all my pictures and unfortunately, it took me a few days to find out they where gone. I tried to recover them with DiskDigger, but I didn't have much luck with it ...
0
votes
1answer
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Old contacts show on my partner's phone despite erasing it on mine

My partner tells me that number and names of contact I have deleted keep appearing as soon as I log on. I do NOT have these numbers and names in my contacts. How it is so? How can I fix that? Do I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to turn off cell broadcast in HTC desire 816?

I have been receiving about 50 flash sms a day, with my service provider name, from the number 50. As I read here, it might be a issue with activating and deactivating cell broadcast on the phone. ...
0
votes
2answers
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Why does Phone storage get full with ambiguous “Other” storage that wont let me use more than one GB of the supposed four that i have

My HTC keeps running out of phone storage, there is supposed to be four GB of storage but it always gets full at one GB of app data and 3 gigs of "Other" data which isn't cache and I can't even see ...
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5answers
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Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses?

Since moving to Japan, the chrome web browser on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) has been acting strangely. Sometimes it will happen when I switch to a new article on a news mobile website, or even if I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Best Practise for deploying a 'clone' image across 200 android tablets (Samsung GT-P7510)

My objective is to be able to create a master 'image' of an android tablet, and then duplicate that image across about 200 identical tablets to streamline the administration of a university's pool of ...
0
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4answers
1k views

i have been locked out of my samsung galaxy player 5.0

help! i have been locked out of my galaxy player. when i clicked on "forgot password" it told me to log in to my google play account. I forgot my password to it too. i need help to figure out how to ...
0
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0answers
2 views

Google servers not connecting

Got a new tablet and can't get Google servers to connect at all trying to set up new netbook keepa telling me try later my internet connection is not the problem
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votes
0answers
8 views

List of icons for Moto G 2nd Generation running Android 5.0.2

I have a Moto G (2nd Generation) running Android 5.0.2. I am new to both the device and to the Android OS, and would like to understand the meanings of the various notification icons present across ...
5
votes
2answers
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Complete list of Lollipop system icons shown in notification bar?

Is there a complete list of these? I've seen lots of Q&A about "What does x icon mean" but it would be really useful if there were a complete list for reference!
5
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2answers
193 views

How to disable unread group notifications in Whatsapp?

The "mute" option allows you to stop receiving notifications. However, I can still see the number of unread messages for a group that has been previously muted. In addition, this group keeps coming ...
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0answers
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TextView in status bar [on hold]

I am creating application and it will show icon in status bar and I need to add textView upper the icon is that possible ?

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