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ES File Explorer shows empty /data/ folder

I'm looking for the whatsapp key file on my phone (which should be stored in /data/data/com.whatsapp/files/key). Therefore I: Rooted the phone Galaxy S5 (Android 4.4.2) Checked the root status with ...
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games shut down and returns to the home screen,why?

I bought a Alcatel Pixi3 Onetouch mobile phone two days ago and i was playing games without a problem. However i downloaded candy crush soda saga yesterday because i love that game and played it fine ...
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Apps on SD-Card moved back to device storage after being updated?

On my Samsung Galaxy S5 (running Lollipop 5.0), I noticed the following behavior: I moved some apps to my external SD-Card storage. Every time, Google Play Store tells me to update one of these apps,...
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1answer
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Mote E 2nd Gen keypad not opening

My Moto E 2nd Gen (Lollipop) mobile keypad is not opening when I try to type a message or try to chat or search contacts. Google Voice opens "Tap to speak", which is not working either. "Language &...
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0answers
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Samsung Note 4 charging cable (ECB-DU4AWE vs. ECB-DU4EWE)

Unfortunately, my charging cable for my Samsung note 4 is broken, so I have to buy a new one. I have seen two different charging cables: ECB-DU4AWE which is 1m long ECB-DU4EWE which is 1.5m long ...
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4answers
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How to Power On and Shutdown a Remote host with Android?

The title can't be more specific. I'd like you to suggest the best way to send the poweroff instruction, to windows or Linux.
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1answer
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What's infected my Android device, and how do I remove it?

This story of images occasionally pops up on opening new links in Chrome. Here's the relevant portion from chrome://version Google Chrome 51.0.2704.81 (Official Build) (32-bit) Revision ...
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5answers
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lock screen is not changing after updating 4.4.2

I have updated my Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 to 4.4.2 and after that I'm not able to change my lock screen wallpaper. It always shows a wallpaper which is already in the device which has red background. ...
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1answer
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My phone keeps unpairing with my watch when it gets out of range

I'm using a Pebble Time smartwatch (on Pebble OS v3.13) and Xperia M4 Aqua (on Android 5.0). Whenever my phone gets out of range it unpairs with my pebble. I end up needing to forget my phone from ...
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Soft-bricking devices during application development

Sorry if this is the wrong Exchange to ask such a question, I've been bouncing around overflow, programmers and this trying to decide where to post this. I'm new to Android development, Just ...
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1answer
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When will my device get the Android 7.0 update (Nougat)?

The Android "N" developer preview was officially released on March 9, 2016. It adds features such as multi-window support. You can review the high-level changes at the Android website. Of course, ...
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0answers
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Beginner question about Android ROM and boot process

I read tons of things about Android devices, but I did not manage to find an overview about the boot process. My technical level is okay to fully (really) understand how a PC boots. What I ...
2
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2answers
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How can I restore the encrypted files contents from the Gallery Vault app?

I have reset my device and forgot to open the Gallery Vault app, but I still have my encrypted files while unable to open them. How can I restore the encrypted files contents?
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0answers
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How to persist USB “Connect to PC”?

I have to go to settings to check "Connect to PC" every time after rebooting a Lollipop. Is there a way to save this setting so it will persist after rebooting?
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0answers
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Finding Downloaded APK files in nexus 5

I have a unrooted nexus 5 and i want to analyze google play downloaded app source code but i cannot find any of my apps when i connect my phone to the computer... any one know how can i: Save ...
0
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1answer
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Clash of clans not connecting to google play

I have just factory reset my device and tried to load my previous village back. But the game doesn't connect to Google Play. My game loads on my friend's device but not on mine. I am using Samsung ...
0
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0answers
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Pressing and holding the power button instantly “REBOOTS” my phone rather than giving me a menu to choose what to do

Device: OnePlus 2 My device is currently rooted running on OxygenOS 3.0.2 (6.0.1) with Xposed Framework v85 also flashed. Currently, when I try to turn off or hard reboot my phone or even try to get ...
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0answers
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About access(camera/personal info/messages) to app

whenever we install any app from play store and give all the permissions to access(camera/personal data/messages/gallery)... so the question is, can the owner access/see them too?
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1answer
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Check the original carrier of Galaxy S3

How do I check the original carrier for Galaxy S3 (model no is i9300 in Australia)? I bought it from one buyer. I can't use the network. So, please help me.
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0answers
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I have forgoted my phone Password

I have forgotted my Galaxy A7 2016 running android 5.1.1's password How to open my phone without losing my files in device storage?
2
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1answer
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PDF with capital Letters can't be opened

On my Android tablet it is not possible to open a PDF where "PDF" is written in capital Letters. If I rename the file it is opened with Google PDF viewer. The error is: "File cant be opened". How can ...
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0answers
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Android Recovery TWRP: Flashable ZIP

i tried to do a flashable zip which install the AppleColorEmoji.ttf Font but when i try to flash it by recovery it fails with error 255updater-script: # Dummy file; update-binary is a shell script. ...
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0answers
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Problem during the encryption

Some times ago I had some problems with android decryption, so i followed this to solve my problem Removing encryption from recovery (recovery --wipe_data --set_filesystem_encryption=off). Now I am ...
9
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5answers
6k views

Barcode Scanning with a low res camera (3.2mp)

I have two phones, one has a 3.2mp camera, the other has an 8mp camera. I downloaded the 'Barcode Scanner' app on both phones, it works on the 8mp phone but the 3.2mp phone doesnt pick up any barcodes ...
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3answers
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Prevent WhatsApp from automatically backing up messages

I noticed recently that WhatsApp automatically backups messages. I get a popup every now and then when I am using WhatsApp which says "Backing up messages". I don't want WhatsApp to backup my messages....
7
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3answers
9k views

msm_otg kernel wakelock preventing deep sleep

Ever since upgrading my stock Sprint Galaxy S3 to the official Jelly Bean release, my phone won't go in deep sleep at all, it's constantly at 384MHz. It's because of msm_otg kernel wakelock. Anyone ...
2
votes
4answers
799 views

Hide buttons overlay (e.g. 5 second burst) on Google Camera

I have been getting overlays as such on my Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and now my Nexus 6P - haven't noticed exactly when they start to appear and have yet to find a way to disable them - please take a look at ...
4
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2answers
152 views

Why allow permission button is disabled?

Problem Today I noticed strange behavior on my test phone, which is Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1. After opening test app that asks for permission to read contacts allow button is not working - after ...
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0answers
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Software Update notification

On my S5 Neo, I have a software update installed notification. When I open it to proceed to install, there is no information about what the software is. What is this software update notification ...
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0answers
24 views

Multitasking after changing device date

I'm running Android 6.0.1 on a Nexus 6P. I've been having some trouble with the multitask button, specifically right after changing the device date/time. The multitask button does not work at all, ...
0
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0answers
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Samsung Galaxy S3 neo ram free space reduces quickly after start up

Recently, my Samsung Galaxy S3 neo phone hang after few second after start-up. In task manager, RAM usage shows continuous increasing. I have uninstalled all third party softwares and performed a hard ...
0
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3answers
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Problem in syncing contacts after factory reset

I have reset my phone using factory reset option. Now I get "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error when trying to sync contacts. What is wrong with it? I also tried "...
0
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0answers
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Is External SD card affect the RAM?

In my phone its supports upto 128GB ,but if I put 32GB or 64GB will it affect the RAM. Does it the storage capacity of sd card affect usage of RAM?
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1answer
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Alarm Not Displaying When Ringing

I have a Nexus 5 running Lollipop 5.0.1. I use the built Clock app for an alarm every morning. This morning, the alarm went off, but did not display any UI or turn on the display. The volume buttons, ...
0
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1answer
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Can whatsapp be accessed by websites?

I was wondering if it were possible for websites to send messages through my whatsapp without my permission, even if I mistakely clicked on an advert? I read about whatsapp's API but it does not say ...
0
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1answer
13 views

how to install play store on samsung galaxy ace? [duplicate]

How can I install the google play store app on my Samsung galaxy Ace?
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0answers
41 views

Wifi wont turn off

I recently upgraded to marshmallow and ever since the wifi wont turn on. The first time i entered setting i turned on the wifi and after i was done using it i decided to turn it off but it did not ...
0
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0answers
4 views

How to use boot animation on my samsung galaxy star pro device

How to change my mobile boot animation I had use the boot animation app but of no use and I can't find any file in root explorer with bootanimation.zip to replace it so how can I fix it? Note: my ...
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0answers
94 views

How to open android applications and videos in Oculus Gear VR

I bought Samsung S7 edge and Oculus Gear VR. When I put my phone in Gear VR, I see home page of Oculus. I can download apps and etc. BUT 1 Can I open applications from Play store. For example I have ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

How to pair Galaxy J5 with Samsung gear S?

I tried many times to install Samsung gear manager in my device(galaxy J5), but after a successful install what should I do? When I use the app in my phone it gives me this error: check if your phone ...
0
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0answers
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in storage analyzer, total of internal storage is 4.07 GB and free is 341 MB. but when I continue analyzed, data used is 28.29 MB

I can't update my apps and download new apps due to unsufficient storage. It supposed I have more free data. I have delete thumbnail, clear cache, less of apps. Please help me. Storage / This ...
0
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3answers
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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy s4 setup wizard crashes!

After having to factory reset my phone, the setup wizard crashes when I try tp set it up! Thank you for your help!
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2answers
137 views

Couldn't communicate with Google servers

Does anybody know how to fix this error? My Android device is a tablet running 4.4 KitKat. I have Google Play Services but for some reason I still can't login or even add a new account. The app giving ...
0
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0answers
8 views

How to fix touch wiz home errors on samsung

How can I fix unfortunately touch wizz home has stopped error on my Samsung galaxy star pro How can I solve this
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1answer
18 views

Regarding root of my device samsung galaxy star pro gt S7262

i cant root my device after using odin drivers too my problem is in recovery mode it is not showing the option install from zip it is showing only 4 options they are 1 .reboot device 2. install ...
0
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2answers
17 views

How to use two whatsapp accounts on my rooted Samsung galaxy star pro device

Can I use two whatsapp accounts on same device? If how Note: my device is rooted
0
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1answer
4k 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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1answer
122 views

Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
0
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3answers
72 views

Hide Whatsapp profile picture from a certain user

I want to hide the profile picture in WhatsApp and still be able to message this person. As far as I've understood, to message someone on WhatsApp, you need to store his/her number in the phonebook. ...

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