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My phone not registering to 2G (GSM only) network

I am using a Sony Xperia Neo L (MT25i). After updating the OS, my phone not registering to 2G (GSM only mode) network. It works perfectly with 3G (WCDMA only or WCDMA proffered mode) network. While ...
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Boot loop on Asus TF700T with Cyanogenmod 11 M12 and “Error mounting /data!”

My Asus TF700T with Cyanogenmod 11 M12 (20141112) and ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4, remains stuck in a boot loop after every reboot attempt. Earlier Cyanogenmod versions (I believe, it was 10.2 and 11 ...
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When you lock down a Lollipop device to disable Chrome's incognito mode, this creates an XML “restrictions file”. What actual XML is inside the file?

I own an aging Samsung Galaxy S Relay cellphone. It's running Android 4.1.2 and has a built-in physical keyboard. I don't want to upgrade to newer hardware. They say in the XDA Developers forums that, ...
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Can't see “SD Card” option in Dropbox 2.4.5.10

Version 2.4.5.10 of the Dropbox app adds the ability to export files to SD card. I have a Galaxy Note 3, and have installed this new version but when I select a file, and choose "Export" and "Save to ...
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My Skpye App on my Android phone keeps logging in automatically, how do I stop it from doing that?

I logout of the app and it's fine for a while. But it seems to be logging in without me manually doing it, and it's really annoying. And I'm not even logged in on my computer(laptop)!
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Modify settings parameters through database

I have been able to successfully modify and update the settings in the Android phone using ADB commands such as these.. Enable GPRS data: adb shell sqlite3 -batch ...
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on the badge system

Okay , this pure unadulterated dopeyness. Does navigating this badge system seem like a long RPG grind to anyone else? It's a long way to go to get in on a conversation. =( The process tag is meant ...
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Is it possible to run fastboot in a recovery mode shell (without connecting to PC)?

I have a method for unlocking the BootLoader of my HP SlateBook x2 running Android v4.3 consisting of: 1- Booting into recovery. 2- Connecting to PC via USB cable. 3- Sending the command fastboot ...
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Directory automatically (re)created on sdcard? Could this be malware?

Lately I've seen that a directory with what seems to be a random name (like Z0tQWDVmQmoyRUxVSWdBU2pwNzAxMzc1Mw) is present on the local storage (/sdcard) of my Samsung Galaxy S5. When I delete it, ...
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What is the Logic of programs like “WhatsDog”

So i saw the program "WhatsDog" that shows people's activity on Whatsapp. This point is not interesting of course. But program always works, even if the person is blocked you, disabled the option for ...
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Add to home screen not working

I am trying to add a bookmark to my home screen on my android device, but it is not working. I tried both Firefox 38.0 and Android Browser which both have this option and none of them was able to ...
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suddenly can't change language in keyboard

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English Chinese and Filipino, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 ...
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2answers
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Galaxy S2 USB port blown, need to transfer files via wifi

Power supply port on my Galaxy S2 is shot and I need to backup all of my data/content/contacts, but can't do it via USB. I've tried a couple wifi transfer apps, but am not convinced the transferr is ...
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HP Slate 17 l010 Kitkat 4.4.4

Does anyone know of a root or how to unlock the bootloader or a HP signed update.zip? This device is not detected at all by a PC. Not a driver or debug issue. It is completely undetected, so ADB is ...
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1answer
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How do I get past a VPN lock screen as I've never entered a password?

I downloaded Private Internet Access vpn to a Nexus S which also had Tor installed. Tor asked did I want to set up a VPN. I said yes. Nexus S vpn dialogue came up. I decided no and hit the back button ...
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adb devices works but adb reboot-bootloader doesnt boot into fastboot mode

I am looking to install ubuntu on LG Optimus Gpro, but I have a problem on it. adb devices shows device is connected through adb daemon, but adb reboot-bootloader or adb reboot bootloader doesnt ...
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Why does Android drop files I transfer to SDCard while in recovery mode?

Here's my situation: I have a Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4g. It is rooted, unlocked, and loaded with CyanogenMod 10.1. I am attaching it to a Windows 8 machine via USB cable. Recently, the phone went ...
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1answer
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Play Store error: “Check your connection and try again”, tried all possible solutions

I am using Huawei Honor 3C running v4.4.2, and is rooted for like 1 year without any issue. All of a sudden I am receiving this error: "Check your connection and try again" on Play Store. When the ...
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1answer
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Moving selected Google contacts to and second Android phone

Currently I have Google account I use for my android phone at work that contains some work and some personal contacts. I would like to get a second Android phone only for personal use and move all my ...
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How to delete SU binaries without root?

My Android device used to be properly rooted, I had root access to things, but the root manager (old version of vRoot, no computer) was a virus. So, I deleted the root program and I was gonna root ...
0
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1answer
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How to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

I just switched from an iPhone, and I want my android to have the same behavior as iOS where you hold the home button, and siri starts listening. With my android, I have to wake up and unlock the ...
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How can I find which apps/packages reference a given permission?

Given some permission tld.developer.app.permission.PERMISSION how can I find all the installed packages that define/depend on it? (preferably over adb) The permissions are defined in the manifest ...
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1answer
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“Can't connect to camera”, Nexus 6 - Lollipop 5.1

My Nexus 6 is unable to start the camera. The google camera app hangs when it starts and nothing shows up. Earlier the camera used to open but it lagged a bit when HDR was on. Now the camera isn't ...
3
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1answer
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How do I click and drag something from chrome in android?

Clicking and dragging something from a webpage is easy from a PC. For example, the bar in the screenshot below can be dragged by holding the left mouse button and moving the mouse simultaneously: ...
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“run-as (classname)” command failing within adb shell, on samsung galaxy note - android 4.4.2

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, Android 4.4.2. As a developer, I need to be able to see my files in /data/data/(classname), but I don't want to root my tablet. Found out one can read ...
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How can I find my Chrome bookmarks from Windows?

I dropped my Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 running KitKat not rooted and the screen broke. I can connect to PC using a USB. I was able to copy all the other data I needed using this method. But I had a few ...
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1answer
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Alarm doesn't show on screen after going off

I have Nexus 5 with Lolipop 5.0.1. I set an alarm to get up in the morning for Office. The alarm did went off on time but there was nothing on the screen. The screen was off. I had set up my volume ...
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My phone cannot access internet on a Wifi network created by mHotspot

I'm using mHotspot to create a hotspot for my phone to connect to my LAN through my laptop. It authenticates and connects but the Wifi icon has an exclamation mark on it and internet is not ...
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How to install unicode on Android OS

My Android phone not supported font installing and am not not want to root ... so how can i install unicode? (UNICODE- OL CHIKI range [1C50-1C7F])
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1answer
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Need a way to deploy Android images

So a client of ours just upped a notice on us to deploy thousands of phones in two weeks (10,000 to be exact) and they all get rooted so the client can load software on it. But as of right now the ...
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2answers
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How to perform a factory reset without access to owner profile?

I recently bought the RCA Voyager 7" tablet from Walmart. I opened the settings app and added a slide password to my device. When I was finished I clicked 'OK' and the settings app closed and a ...
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Need to know how to fix LG MS 323 it says after he factory reset it ,unfortunately settings has stopped it saids

"Unfortunately settings has stopped" that's what it says everytime I try to press settings or something in settings please help and that's after factory reset..
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Executable apk for resolution change

Hi all I'm new to rooting and things connected with it. I buyed a second-hand phone and I found that it's rooted so tried resolution changer. I changed my phone resolution from 960×540 to 480×320. The ...
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How can I stop Google photos to show images from my google drive

So I have some private images that I would rather not like to show up on google photos, I have them on my google drive but today I wanted to show some pictures of my office to a friend of mine when ...
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How to transfer and install an older version of Whatsapp from one phone onto a another phone?

My whatsapp auto-updated to the new version yesterday which has the blue ticks. Since I am not a big fan of this version, I was wondering if I can install an older version of this app on my S4. One of ...
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Can't download no more games!

When I made my account on my phone and then I try to download something like, 8 ball pool, candy crush, soundcloud then I took soundcloud off my phone and everything else except 8 ball pool and tried ...
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Why can't I download apps on my android phone?

I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory ...
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1answer
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How can i run At-commadns with the ADB?

I'm new here. i hope you guys could help me. i try to communicate with the modem of my samsung galexy S3 GT-I9300 over the ADB tool. My galexy is rooted and is accessible through adb. Now i wanna ...
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How to automatically enable WLAN when an app requests location info?

I currently have WLAN enabled all the time for triangulation, even when I'm not near an access point I can use. Is there any way to automatically enable it whenever an app requests location ...
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How to disable RIL on Android?

As soon as I connect a USB modem to android device, system grabs ttyACM0 and ttyACM1 in an attempt to open connection. As a result, the ports are blocked and can not be opened by other services. How, ...
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How the incoming mobile data is distributed in an android

I need to know how the mobile data is disributed among apps? Which part of android maintains it???
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Location high accuracy mode with wi-fi turned off

My understanding: location mode «High Accuracy» is more efficient than «Device only» because it unburdens some of the GPS task by using Wi-Fi networks information. Consider these settings: «Scan ...
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Moved out with my router : Location services don't get it

So I moved out, carrying along my WiFi router. I set it up at my new place, but now, every time I use a location service, it recognizes my router and places me at my old address... Any way I can force ...
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Android 5.0+ multi-user feature: how detailed can you set user restrictions?

I'm thinking about buying my first tablet in the near future. The main goal is to use it for very different parts of my daily life (private, university, two different music groups, some private ...
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Mute the autofocus for the camera on samsing galaxy S3 i9305 (4.4.4) for the video mode

I have done the follwoing to silence the camera : Renaming the files in system/media/audio/ui/ Adding this line to system/csc/others.xml ...
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USB Tethered, internet works on PC but not on Phone

Ok, so this is a bit weird. I own a Samsung Galaxy Note (the very first one). And I have been using Internet on PC by USB tethering. It was all going fine, until yesterday. Since yesterday, the PC is ...
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I want to update my galaxy S4 software

i want to update my Galaxy S4 software what if the software failed while upgrading would i also lose my installed software version
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2answers
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Removing second SIM signal sign from notification

I have karbonn a9 plus smart phone. It is a dual sim phone, but I only use 1 SIM. The second SIM signal icon with no network always shows in the notification area. I want to remove it from my ...
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How would you uninstall a rogue Home (Launcher) application?

If you were to install a Home Screen application that does not give you access to the System Settings screen (to go to Manage Applications), and also does not let you launch Apps (such as the Market ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Google Play Services update

I accidentally un installed the Google Play Services update on my phone (Galaxy s3 mini) when trying to clear cache to enable me to re install an app I had literally just deleted, as my phone was ...

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