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Can't open the video attachment

I have a video file attachment made on an iPhone in an email that I can't open. It says "Can't display attachment".
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taking selfie pic

I used to be able to take selfie pictures with my samsung galaxy s3 without any issues. I tried doing so today several times and each time I just get an orange colored screen. I haven't tried anything ...
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Does the Bluelight Filter for Eye Care app really work?

Does the Bluelight Filter for Eye Care app really work? Can you tell me why it is helpful to protect eyes?
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LG-P990 (optimus 2x) with CyanogenMod 7 turns off suddenly and battery indicator goes straight from 100% to 0%

I installed CM7 on my LG p990 five months ago and it worked sooo well. Yesterday, I was watching a video on YouTube and my phone turned off suddenly. It didn't want to turn on, and now and my battery ...
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Samsung account not showing

Could anyone assist me with enabling my Samsung account on my S3. Each time I pressed buy in video hub I got this message on my phone: "Your Samsung account has been disabled. Enable it by going to ...
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How to switch user profile based on password / lockscreen pattern

Currently, I have a family use tablet running on 4.2 Jellybean Model is Ainol Novo7 Flame, a cheap Nexus7 alternative. Nexus7 is quite expensive in my country on its release so I bought this one ...
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Change bootanimation of the Kindle Fire

After some exploring around on my Kindle Fire via ES File Explorer, I discovered the bootanimation.zip in system\media. Looking at the .zip, Amazon had left users who could reach this file ...
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How can I enter an English unlock password when the keyboard is Arabic?

How can I unlock my tablet that my password is in English and the keyboard is in Arabic?
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Where does the movie downloaded from “Play Movies & TV” get stored in external SD card?

I recently bought and downloaded a movie from "Play Movies & TV" application. It is not automatically detected by any other video player. So, where does the movie downloaded from "Play Movies ...
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updater-script for flashing raw partition image

I created the image with the following commands dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p1 of=/mnt/sdcard/modem.img dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5 of=/mnt/sdcard/aboot.img Now I want to create a flashable zip to flash ...
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Samsung galaxy phones shuts down automatically

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note. I have seen that very randomly and infrequently, my device just turns off on its own. I then have to restart it by pressing on the power button. Yes, the device has ...
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How to hard-reset samsung galaxy ace

I am trying to reset the phone, and when I reach the Android menu, I have a yellow alert at the bottom: can't access to /system/csr/PTR/system Any ideas what should I do? Thanks :)
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Change Kindle Fire Lock Screen

Is it possible to change the Kindle Fire's lock screen from displaying ads to a user chosen file or one of the random presets that come pre-installed? If so, how would one go about this?
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Whatsapp contact names not showing; just numbers on Samsung Galaxy S3

My Samsung Galaxy S3 has been freezing. On my Whatsapp, the contact names are gone. All it shows are contact numbers. Is there a way to fix this problem? Is there a way to stop the phone from ...
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My phone galaxy GT-I9003 is stuck in flight mode and not able to detect Sim card.

I want to disable the airplane mode in order to return to normal state. After a long press on power button, I do have the "device options", however nothing happens when I press Airplane mode (airplane ...
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Can I make phone call and receive SMS with Nexus 9?

Does the Nexus 9 come with standard phone and sms functions?
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Adjusting between Group & Single text messaging on Galaxy S4

I recently got the Samsung S4 on AT&T. I used to have the Motorola Razr M on Verizon. On my Razr M I was able to switch between group text and individual text messages at the time of sending. So ...
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Transfer SMS message history, without Google account

How can I backup and restore SMS message history, and restore on a later Android version — using only the SD card storage? I am upgrading from a device (Google Nexus One) running CyanogenMod 7.1, to ...
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How to reverse tether without rooting?

Want to use PC broadband connection on the phone connected via USB [no Bluetooth or wifi] to surf on the phone or install app. The android device is running 4.0.4 and the PC running Windows 7 I dont ...
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Is there a way to “Turn Off” My Magazine on Samsung Note 3?

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and it has the annoying feature of "My Magazine". I was able to unbind "My Magazine" from using Home button, however, is there a way to turn it off (like with ...
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Error 492 in Google Play Store

I have android 4.0 and I am getting Error 492 while downloading any app from Play Store. I have tried resetting my SDCard and doing Factory Reset. I have HCL ME U1 Tablet and It isn't rooted and I ...
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Multiple Tab 3's can't change brightness

Question for the class: I have multiple Tab 3's (7 inch, running 4.2.2 stock) that have broken brightness controls. You can slide the slider all you like, and check and uncheck the auto box, but the ...
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How to change font in Huawei Honor 3C without root

I have a huawei Honor 3C phone. I want to change font in this phone ( English to Sinhala ) But there are not option to do this.
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How to force built-in apps to update on a brand new android device?

I've just unpacked a new phone Moto G 2nd Gen and noticed that the Google Play My Apps is completely empty (it's for my wife, she didn't use android before). So I updated several essential apps ...
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how to rename to change file type?

I have Android 4.0 for Galaxy Note 10.1. How do you rename files to change the file extension? For example, if you have a text file extension "..xml" how do you rename to ".txt"
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How do I restore my Android tablet from Google servers?

I sent my Android tablet for repair and it came back from the manufacturer with the data and applications missing. How do I restore the tablet from the Settings -> Backup Google servers?
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How to stop shuffle playing audiobooks and other non-music?

.nomedia hides it from the player, but I still want to be able to play it. Just not with the rest of my music.
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MUSIC STORED IN GALAXY-5 WITH SUBDIRECTORIES [on hold]

Is there an app which can keep my music on files so I can play songs selectively?
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How to turn off notification sounds and vibrations

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 4.3.2. I want to turn off all sound and vibration notifications for all apps, while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibrations. Is there a way to do this? ...
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Music Manager(s) cannot find certain album

I recently added a new album on my phone and my music manager (neither doubleTwist or the system music app) have indexed it. (Failed) Attempts I have tried deleting the whole album and ...
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How can I make a change language shortcut for voice recognition in android 2.3.4?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 Phone, I work in English, Spanish and French, and constantly have to change from one language to the other, making a shortcut to change the language of the voice-recognition ...
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Creating an new Android app, how to start? [on hold]

I started to play around with Android Studio on pc, but i don't know where to start. I am thinking about creating an app that saves Youtube videos offline (like iTube), Just for fun and try out some ...
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How much power does a Galaxy Tab 10.1 charger need to supply?

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes with a special charger which (I'm assuming) provides a higher current output than the USB standard. Without it, the device can actually die, even if the USB cord is ...
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How to sync Facebook calendar in my Android phone calendar?

Is there a way to sync my Facebook calendar with the inbuilt Phone calendar of Android. I know there are many apps, but I do not want to give them permission to access my profile details.
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Can MAME4droid emulate a trackball?

I see trackballs mentioned in the MAME4droid settings, but only a virtual joystick appears when playing. Is there support for emulating trackballs via the touchscreen?
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Can I delete factory apps

What all apps that come factory on a LG 70 are safe to delete, or force stop, or disable without affecting the phones performance.
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Change default Android sound recorder file format?

I have a tablet running Android 4.0, which I'm using in a project to gather audio from the field. We're using a simple web app to gather the audio, which uses an input tag like the following to launch ...
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Rooted device with superuser but terminal emulator denied permission

I'm trying to use Better Terminal Emulator Pro after rooting my device. I successfully accepted the superuser prompt, but when I open it I get this message: [BTEP: PID=2540 exited with code : 255] ...
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Is android development really worth doing.? [on hold]

May be this is question is non technical but do you think that android development really worth trying. I am doing it and I think it is very vast and with less output. More or less I am interested in ...
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Unable to set pattern lock on S4 KitKat 4.4

There is an identical question on stack already, but I've already tried the accepted answer: 4.4 Update (Sprint Galaxy S3) disabled pattern lock, can i reenable? I had a rooted 4.3 Galaxy S4. I put ...
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How to use Generic USB Joysticks in Android via OTG?

I have a generic USB game controller (looks like a PS2 controller) and I just got my ordered USB OTG cable. So far keyboard and mouse work, however, when I insert the gamepad, I can't seem to make it ...
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Android Wear App shows a notification after uninstallation

I installed Android Wear app for connecting with wearable emulator. After finished my job I uninstalled it. But the problem is, A notification is shown sometimes like "Android Wear connecting...". Can ...
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people can't call my s3 after I have already unblocked them

I enabled blocking mode & blocked 1 contact. After that the person can't still contact me eventhrough I have unblocked that contact already. How to fix this problem?
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How to use Google Text-to-Speech?

This might be a no-brainer but I am having a hard time figuring it out. Today I got the update of Google Text-to-Speech on my HTC One X. I was able to configure it and even listen to an example. But ...
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reverse tethering nokia 311 [on hold]

There is a lot of this topics arround the internet, but none of them focused on Nokia 311 so here come the question How can i do Reverse Tethering to my Nokia 311 (Internet from my PC to my Nokia ...
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How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question by those who have want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device?
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Rooting Samsung Grand Duos without Windows

I need to root my Samsung GT-I9082 (also known as Grand Duos) with Android 4.2.2 but I have no Windows computer (I have a Linux one). Which are the preferred methods? It seems z4root does nothing ...
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SAMSUNG GALAXY RING ANDROID 4.1.2

Hi I am getting a low internal storage warning on phone and my phone wont move anything to sd card. How can I safely root this phone or what are other solutions to this Annoying problem?
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Unable to access Google account in Android Market on HTC Desire HD

After resetting factory settings, I am not able to access my Google account in Gmail / Market / Talk. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to Android Market using Google account, it shows error with title as ...
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Getting rid of certain configuration messages

Just got my first smartphone and I've been trying to get rid of configuration messages that my provider sent me. The problem is that i got sent too many of those, I've installed the ones I needed but ...

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