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I hate the analog time picker, can I force apps to use something else?

I really dislike this: I would love to be able to force all of my apps to use this: I realize that everyone has their own opinions about good vs bad UX. I don't want to start fights, I am ...
2
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2answers
950 views

How can I get heads-up notifications for WhatsApp?

I really love the new heads-up notifications in Lollipop because they look much cleaner now, but it's really weird some apps use them or not. I would really want them to work with WhatsApp, but I ...
1
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1answer
12 views

Two-finger swipe 'breaks' banner notifications on Lollipop?

I have a Nexus 7 (2013) and a Moto X (2014) running Lollipop. On both of these, if I get a 'banner' notification (i.e., those that show up on top of the screen when the device is unlocked) and swipe ...
5
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1answer
2k views

Facebook contact sync no longer working: “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly”

As of a couple of weeks ago my Galaxy S3 (running Android 4.1.1) no longer syncs contacts from Facebook. I have the Facebook app installed and calendar and the gallery are syncing fine but the ...
1
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3answers
548 views

Cyanogenmod 7 OpenVPN DNS not working

I want to route all the internet traffic of my phone through my VPN. I configured OpenVPN on my htc Desire with Cyanogenmod 7.2.0.1-bravo through the integrated VPN settings dialog. When I activate ...
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0answers
5 views

Are there Android devices without a camera, but with a torch?

Flashlight in Android seems to be "entangled" with Camera, leading to UI, power consumption, privacy and other issues. Are there Android devices with a torch, but without a camera at all? How the LED ...
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0answers
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Nexus 5 App Problems after Flashing

So, after successfully flashing kitkat 4.4.4 onto my Nexus 5 since Lollipop 5.01 was not working for me. I find myself that the play store and my camera/gallery apps do not work. I have no idea what ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Nexus 5 Boot Loop and Cannot Flash It

Alright, so one morning when I was on my phone and turned it on, I realized that it was stuck on an infinite boot loop. I already installed Android Studio and all the relevant stuff needed in order to ...
0
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2answers
716 views

SD Card not working on LG Optimus L7II

I Brought a 16GB Lexar micro sd card for my LG Optimus L7II and installed the micro sd card and I've have tried downloading apps but it keeps coming up insufficient storage space available! How do I ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Send SMS from phone using tablet?

I currently have a rooted Sony xperia SP (c5303) and have just purchased the Lenovo Tab S8 i'm more than happy with the device. I was wondering if there was a method to have access to my Phone SMS ...
0
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0answers
52 views

Noria Vuru 7 Android Tablet Freezes

My Noria Vuru 7 android tablet is freezes on the android start up screen. How do I fix it and make sure it don't happen again?
0
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0answers
17 views

How to add memory on an android phone

I brought a sandisk memory for my android but its still saying insufficient space on device. What do I do about putting the memory on the phone?
3
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2answers
678 views

How to install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
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0answers
30 views

Choose default format for screenshots

My rooted device stores the screenshots made by pressing Vol. down + Lock button in JPG format, and I want to store them in PNG by default so I can take screenshots with lossless quality. Is possible ...
0
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0answers
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Change default storage location of Screenshots in JellyBean 4.1.2

a few people have posted similar questions and there was no direct answer to either so far. I have been able to change the storage options for the camera (e.g. from internal storage to external SD). ...
0
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1answer
181 views

Can't save Shared photos

There is an option on Facebook messenger that lets you view shared photos I can't save any of them to gallery. After I long press on photo it opens but there is no options.
0
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1answer
3k views

How do I separate ringtone and system volume on JB?

I understand that the Ringtone and Notifications have been linked since (probably about) ICS, but I seem to have managed to link the System sound settings to the Ringtone/Notification volume levels on ...
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2answers
257 views

Can i upgrade my firmware with another phone model's official rom (using odin)?

Is it possible to upgrade my phone's firmware using another phone model's official rom using odin ?
2
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5answers
8k views

Saving pix from Google camera to SD card

I have tried all the suggestions in the forum, but to no avail... What I have: Galaxy S4, 8GB internal, 64GB SD card, Omega ROM with Android 4.3 (TouchWiz); has Samsung camera AND Google camera (with ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.
0
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0answers
7 views

Galaxy S5 answers calls automatically

I'm not sure if there is a setting or if this is a bug, but my Verizon Galaxy S5 has auto answered incoming calls on at least three occasions. The phone is usually on my desk when it happens and no ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Is it possible to change the answer swipe direction on Android 4.3, Motorola Moto G, or Samsung Galaxy S4?

I have a problem. My personal phone is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.2.2. I just got a new company phone which is a Motorola Moto G Android 4.3. The problem is that if I swipe left when answering a ...
0
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0answers
6 views

art, some programs crashing, want to clear cache

UPDATED BELOW I have two EKB328 TV PCs that have 3288 rock chip processors, 2gig memory, 8gig storage, running android 4.4.2. They came rooted. I try to keep them exactly the same. One is on a big TV ...
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0answers
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S4 Screen died - Cant acces hidden photos

So my S4 screen died today and Ive been trying to get out the pictures from the phone, first I got out all the normal pictures, but some of the more adult content pictures I got Ive "hidden", I cannot ...
0
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2answers
1k views

how to backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
6
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1answer
10k views

Second partition can't be mounted (link2sd)

I'm trying to partition my external SD card (32GB SDHC), so I can link application to the second partition with link2sd. Now the problem is that, no matter what filesystem I use, link2sd can't create ...
14
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3answers
22k views

What's the difference between “sd card” and “usb storage”?

Under Settings -> Storage, I see entries for both "SD card" and "USB storage". What's the difference? What should I be using each of those for? In addition, how can I control what data goes where? ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Why doesn't Google Play perform partial updates, rather than re-downloading the entire app? [duplicate]

I would like it if Google Play could download only partial app updates, instead of re-downloading the entire .apk file. On my 4.3 device this doesn't exist. Is there any reason behind this?
12
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3answers
9k views

“Cannot download, not enough space” when “Phone Storage” clearly lists enough space

I just installed Android 2.1 on my Pandigital Novel. Anytime I try to download an app (via WiFi), I get this error: Unable to download. Not enough space on phone. However, the phone lists the free ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Text Message Sequence

I am receiving my text messages but they are not in sequence. The reply to my question ends up above the questions instead of below. How do you fix it?
0
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1answer
22 views

How to use Android tablet as a ebook reader?

If the screen resolution is high enough, there should be no difference between a tablet and an e-ink ebook reader (I read in several reviews). However, when I use my Android table (2560x1600) for ...
0
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0answers
7 views

My Android phone cant access any https websites, how to solve please?

My Samsung Note 3 can not access any secured website ... even the application like Google search and Facebook cant access the internet and give an error saying "error connecting" any ideas please to ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Are new APN settings for Straight Talk required for Nexus 5 running Lollipop?

After updating to Lollipop, my Nexus 5 on Straight Talk BYOP program stopped receiving MMS messages. I am able to send them fine using the recommended APN settings, but whenever I get an MMS it ...
2
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3answers
11k views

Where has all my storage space gone?

This is actually starting to annoy me! Every so often, I get the 'Storage space running out' notification. I go into my settings, and it says I have 60MB left. The thing is, almost a month ago I ...
0
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0answers
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Is there CyanogenMod for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M?

I'm from Mexico, plan to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S5 and found the SM-G900M variant for $9000 pesos at Best Buy. However, after some research it seems like it's an American variant (I've seen Verizon ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Briefing Alarm News and Weather Not Read Aloud on Galaxy S3

I've got an alarm set daily on my Galaxy S3 with the briefing alarm type selected in my alarm's settings with all three briefing content items selected (weather, today's schedule, and news). ...
0
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0answers
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
0
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0answers
4 views

Attaching contact info in sms message

When I first got my Moto G, I was able to attach contact info in a message. Now that it updated its OS, I can no longer do this. The point is, my "smart" phone got stupid. Really? Are your ...
2
votes
1answer
992 views

YouTube no longer available for old Android 2.2 devices?

I unrooted my HTC Desire today and restored the stock ROM image, recovery image, etc. It's running Android 2.2.2 now. I noticed that the YouTube app is broken. I can run it, but it complains about not ...
0
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4answers
2k views

Background image in lock screen on Lollipop

Upgrading to Lollipop, at some point the lock screen got a background image (see file attached). I never selected such image, and I can't find how to change in in the new settings menu :-/
0
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2answers
3k views

What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by?

I am Using Sony Xperia Tipo Dual, which is Dual Sim Smartphone, but When i use internet from SIM 1 using Network Mode = GSM only or WCDMA/ GSM the another SIM's says NO NETWORK. When i deactivate my ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

camera has stopped unexpectedly

I have a Micromax A25 running Android version 2.3.6. The camera no longer works on it. When I open up the camera app, it closes with an error message saying .com.mediaket.camera has stopped ...
0
votes
0answers
132 views

3G network option in Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

I am trying to change my phone's network (Samsung Galaxy S4 active) from 4g to 3g but I cannot get the option for that. I have been advised to go to Settings > network setup > mobile network ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How can I change pointer locations setting in developer options from adb shell?

I need to be able to select and deselect "pointer locations" from the developer options menu using adb. adb shell am start -n com.android.settings/.DevelopmentSettings, but once I'm there I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

ZTE StarTrail : Android Update 2.2 to 2.3.3 or an other version

I'm new android user. I just buy un android phone: ZTE StarTrail. The current version is android 2.2 (Froyo). I would like update my system to 2.3.3 or an other version. i saw there is version each ...
0
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0answers
6 views

Samsung Kids Mode - rewrap the presents

I didn't spot an option for this in a quick review, but my 3 year old would like for all the apps and/or all the videos in the Kids Mode application to get re-wrapped so she can open them again.
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2answers
19 views

Real voice lie detector apps for Android?

When browsing the Google Play Store for "lie detector" apps, I was only able to find "fake" apps (used for pranks, but that don't really work). But I've seen several TV programs where the protagonists ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Motorola moto 4g, battery drain, always high media server actitivity

I recently bought a motorola moto 4g, and I quickly noticed that the battery is going low very fast! With no use at all, it's going down 15% percent per hour... The mediaserver is always taking up ...
4
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2answers
2k views

How to use an external USB keyboard with a Galaxy S II or a Huawei Y201 Pro

The background: I recently learned about OTG USB cables that can be used to connect peripherals to Android devices. I had this idea of using an android device with a usb barcode reader connected ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Google Play keeps asking for an account (new or existing) and does not start anymore

Suddenly Google Play stopped working and now it is always asking me to provide an existing account or that i create a new one. When i try to use my existing one, it tells me that that account is ...

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