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1answer
9 views

Downloading and installing the DEBIAN ARM packages and installing them on Termux?

Ok, so I was looking for a terminal emulator for android and I found Termux. Then I discovered that it has "apt-get" as a package manager and I played around with it and installed a few packages. Then ...
0
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2answers
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multiple zoom levels without multiple tile layers (RMaps Ext + MOBAC)?

I am using RMaps Ext (a rmaps mod) on Android, browsing offline maps created using Mobile Atlas Creator (MOBAC). It's working great so far. The only problem is that when browsing offline satellite ...
4
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1answer
7k views

Sony Xperia Z stuck in a bootloop

My Xperia Z is stuck int a bootloop. It goes up to the colorful waves and then it restarts. It was connected with USB in charging mode. Suddenly, it starts restarting. I thought it might be carrying ...
8
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3answers
32k views

How can I get rid of the low disk space notification?

The low disk space notification frequently comes up. I can't get rid of it; the clear button doesn't clear it, and neither does tapping it. It's just taking up space. How can I get rid of it? I've ...
4
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2answers
1k views

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?
26
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2answers
58k views

What exactly is superuser.apk and su?

I've done a lot of reading into rooting of Android devices. I really want to know exactly what is going on at each step before I commit to the process. I'm a little confused as to where the ...
0
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0answers
6 views

TWRP can not find partitions on my Samsung Galaxy S5 [G900H]

I had installed CWM recovery once and now I installed TWRP recovery (and I hope it replaced CWM because I used Odin3 to install both of them). Now I need to create backup of my device before wiping; ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Bluetooth dongle support for Ubislate 9ci tablet

I purchased a new tablet Datawind Ubislate 9ci. It is a 9 inch no-bluetooth tablet. Details: Android 4.1.1 Rock chip RK2928 Linux kernel version 3.0.36+ I want to attach a Bluetooth ...
6
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2answers
7k views

What are folders Gift, MBSTGO & MBSTPH?

Moto G, Android 4.4.4 What are folders MBSTGO & MBSTPH? Which app creates them? Can I safely delete them?
0
votes
1answer
11 views

LG android phone emulator

Is there an LG phone emulator to test android apps on ? Since some LG phones show different behavior from other devices.
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2answers
151k views

Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device?

There are several reasons to be looking for a ROM: Upgrading or downgrading your stock ROM Looking for firmware from a different region/language Flashing a custom ROM for different features, ...
1
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2answers
23 views

Will my deleted text message still be sent?

I wrote a very long text message and pressed send, while mobile data was off. My phone displayed an error that the message will be sent when I activate mobile data. Before activating mobile data and ...
7
votes
1answer
188 views

Mysterious app in battery screen

There is a mysterious app, 99070 that is consuming power on my Nexus 5X. Any idea how I determine what it is? There is no option to stop or uninstall it. My phone is a Nexus 5X running stock Android ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Scan QR codes automatically and continuously

I want to put my Android device in a fixed position, and have the device's camera continuously scan for and respond to QR codes. For example, I have a few QR codes. I want to be able to put the first ...
0
votes
2answers
9k views

Galaxy Y - White Screen Problem

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y. Yesterday my phone screen went white. I tried restarting, and the same problem occurred. I can receive phone calls and SMS but display fully disappeared - only white ...
0
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1answer
15 views

How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0?

I have an option to change alarm or ringtone volume in Settings, but not notifications as I had in 4.3. How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0 without changing ringtone volume? I would ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Marshmallow Update for Samsung Galaxy Tab A [duplicate]

I have bought a Tab A for development, and I was hoping that I would be able to receive the latest update to Marshmallow. Seeing that it is one of the most recent models, it would be a no brainer not ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How can I get Reverse USB Tethering to work on my KitKat device? I've already got it running on my Jellybean device

FWIW Reverse USB tethering works great on my Jellybean device, lets assume it has the serial number 0123456789ABCDEF, here are the commands I use to get it running: adb -s 0123456789ABCDEF shell su ...
1
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0answers
408 views

Mute or change user group ringtone depending on current location and time

Here's a sample scenario: when I'm at home and it's after 10pm, all call need to be silent, but family calls are enabled to ring loud. Is it possible to do this? (preferably using Tasker, but ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Installing wifi certificate

I want to connect my Samsung Galaxy SIII to my University's wifi network. I have the certificate on my computer. I'm trying to install it. I have transferred it to my mobile's download folder and to ...
2
votes
4answers
4k views

Samsung S5 doesn't show USB icon

Whenever I plug a USB cable into my Samsung Galaxy S5 device, it won't show the USB icon, I don't see anything happening on my computer either, all that shows is that it's charging. I tried plugging ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Status/Notification bar can't be accessed while inside full screen apps (GS4 - i9505 CM 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1)

When I'm running a game or playing a video on full-screen it's simply impossible to push down the status bar. So I have to close the APP whenever I want to see the time, battery percentage or answer a ...
4
votes
5answers
28k views

How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Custom ROM for the ZTE Z730 phone? [on hold]

Are there any custom ROMs available for the ZTE Z730 Concord II phone? I looked into CyanogenMod and Omnirom but none seem to be supporting this model...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Cannot Shut Google play music

Whenever I go to shut google play music, it does, and then opens again. And again. Et cetera. Reboots do not really help (Play music starts up after a minute) and safe mode makes no difference, ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Samsung Galaxy s3 mini continuously rebooting

I woke up to find My Samsung Galaxy s3 mini asking me to select a language and time and sign into my Samsung account, like it was a brand new phone. As I tried to do this it kept rebooting. eventually ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

fsck.auto: No such file or directory

So I'm trying to run fsck on my sdcard's ext4 partition and it doesn't work for some reason. sh-4.1# fsck /dev/block/vold/179:2 fsck (busybox 1.21.0-Stericson, 2013-01-28 21:49:55 GMT) fsck: ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

I installed and executed this app which is a virus or malware now what to do?

I had this message pop up and unfortunately I installed and executed this app which is a virus or amalware now what to do ? Please see the photo here Of course I mean the app that came when I ...
5
votes
1answer
89 views

Can I use two phones as one phone with two screens?

I have two phones. I would like to have all my files on one, but be able to have two open at once. Can I set up the second phone such that it extends / adds a second screen to my phone? I do not ...
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votes
2answers
55 views

Can someone factory reset it? if its (5.0)OS and has a lock

My phone was stolen (it has a password) and I remember that its OS was 5.0. Can the theif factory reset it?
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votes
1answer
10 views

App to network share local file system including SD [on hold]

I'm looking for an app that will allow me to access files on the local file system including the SD card from my Windows PC over the network. I found the ASUS File Manager but this only allows uploads ...
5
votes
1answer
48 views

Can we pair two smart watches without a phone?

As far as I know, wear smartwatches are designed to be companion devices that stay connected to your smartphone. Without a phone around, though, they aren't entirely useless.They'll still function as ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Android GPU Access: What are Google's Intentions? [on hold]

I'm developing an application for distribution that is image processing intensive. I would like to move this portion of the app onto the GPU. I have explored several option, but find all of them not ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can I safely downgrade my Sony Xperia SP?

I just upgraded my Sony Xperia SP (C5306) with Sony's horrible tool from 4.1.2 to 4.3 (build 12.1.A.0.XXX to build 12.1.A.1.207), but my phone now runs worse, and I don't like the changes at all! ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

How to return SAMSUNG GT-S5670 to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread?

I have SAMSUNG GT-S5670, and I had android version Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, but I wanted updated it to Android 4.4. Kitkat. I download on computer Cyanogen Mod and Google Apps package. I put it on ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

Approaches for diagnosing input lag / performance problems

Recently, my phone (A non-rooted Note 4) has begun to exhibit widespread performance problems. All apps and interactions are affected: the UI pauses frequently and even lightweight soft keyboards ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

Can I still download a paid app after changing my email address?

I had to change my Gmail account and had to get a new email address. Can I still download the paid app for free with my new email address or do I have to pay again?
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Metered wi-fi connection on Android tablet?

I have a non-rooted Nexus 7 (2013), and connect to the internet via a Mi-Fi hotspot. I have a low data cap, so I need to track usage closely. I'd like to be able to mark my connection as metered, but ...
6
votes
5answers
16k views

Uninstalled apps still show up on “Apps installed on” in Google Play Store

I already uninstalled the unwanted applications from my device, but they still show up on "Apps installed on" in my Google Play account. Does it mean that the apps I got rid of are still stored in ...
6
votes
3answers
26k views

Disabling MTP/PTP/all USB stuff except charging

Is there a way to disable all USB functionality except for charging? I don't really use MTP or PTP and would like to disable it if possible.
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Will my phone still be unlocked after I install CyanogenMod?

I've recently unlocked my phone so that it can work with any SIM card, and I want to install CyanogenMod. What I'm wondering is, since CyanogenMod is going to wipe most of the data on the phone, is ...
-1
votes
0answers
20 views

Charging Rate Affected By Cable Used

When connecting my Micro Max to my laptop for charging via a generic MicroUSB data cable, it charged ~1% in 30min. Noticing this, I switch to a Microsoft MicroUSB data cable and it charged at the ...
0
votes
5answers
23k views

Is it possible to sync your Exchange/Outlook calendar with an Android application?

I have decided to install CloudMagic to be able to receive Exchange e-mail on my Android phone without having to accept restricted company security settings. There are many e-mail clients that support ...
-2
votes
1answer
29 views

how to enable debugging USB Moto x vesão Player 6.0.1 with ADB commands?

hello please can help me need to enable debugging USB with adb can someone please help me?
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Getting Android 4.x on the HTC Holiday (with complications)

Device: AT&T HTC Holiday w/ Android 2.3 & no service Goal: To get Android 4.x (any derivative) working on said device. Problem: When I tried to install the PACMAN ROM (by loosely following ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Skype doesn't receive calls unless the app is open and in the foreground

This is on a Moto E running Android 4.4.4. Skype doesn't seem to receive calls or messages unless the app is open. If the app is not open, then no notification happens.
1
vote
1answer
327 views

Root Samsung Galaxy XCover 3

how to root Samsung Galaxy XCover 3? I tried one-click-root-apps as KingoRoot and OneClickRoot but it does not work for me. I have Android 5.1.1 installed and I can connect to phone from Windows 7 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How can I edit the SHARE menu in the Gallery (Photo Roll) app?

I have a non-rooted phone. I want to edit the ridiculously large Share list. It seems the photo-viewer is the Gallery app. I think it's using the stock photo gallery. When I look at my photos it's ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Using Remix OS(Android-x86) terminal shell to turn off the touchscreen

I have recently installed Remix OS on my PC, and now it's like a craze. Nothing worked. I always think it was the problem with the touchscreen, because EVERY operating system I used on my PC, the ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

how to transfer epubs from computer to phone so that i can read offline without downloading

i have a bunch of epubs on my laptop instead of uploadin to goole play books on the computer and then downloading them again on the phone to read them i would like to know where to store the epubs in ...

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