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Samsung Android phone / tablet drivers without using the Samsung Kies

As Samsung Kies require one to be online in order to install but all I need are just Samsung drivers so that the OS (e.g. Windows XP, Windows 7) can recognize the Samsung Android device. So, how to ...
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google play services do not support your device

When I open some application it says Google play services it says "Google play services which some of your applications rely n do not support or device"..what should I do about it?
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Battery drains even when plugged in while using Nav app on long road trips

I have a Nexus S running Android 4.0.3 and Google Maps 6.8.1. When I use the Google Maps navigation app, the battery slowly drains, even when plugged into my car charger. After 5-6 hours, the phone ...
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Fully Charged Nexus 7 Won't Power On

I just bought a nexus 7 (2012) from eBay as parts and it won't turn on. I was able to power it and it turned on, enough to go to where it was before it was dropped by the previous owner. It showed ...
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Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
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0answers
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How to set childs of groups in “ExpandableListActivity” start specific activity

I'm working on an ExpandableListView with some Groups and some Childs within them. I want to set "onChildClickListener" in a way so that each Child within these Groups, start a specific activity (or ...
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1answer
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How to fix Google Play Store Update Error in Android 4.0.4?

I hope this question is not a duplicate of other related questions. In my Samsung Galaxy S duos mobile (Android 4.0.4 OS) I received frequent notification to update my software. Though I ...
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Samsung Knox - Keyboard Problem

I was wondering if anyone would be of any assistance to me. I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Google Edition) smartphone. I have recently setup KNOX for business use, and safely connecting to servers etc. ...
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how to open a .hbk files which contains the sms backup from htc one s

I can't open the backup of sms because after sending it on my mail I discovered it's a hbk file. How can you open this type of file? I need to print them! thanks
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Second spellchecker doesn't work

I have a Nexus 4, and I'm using Google keyboard on Android 4.3.1. When I switch the keyboard language from French (the system language) to Polish, spellchecking stops. I have the polish spell-checking ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to have a phone alarm go off if it moves a set distance away from a NFC tag?

I have a bad habit of leaving my phone around. I want my phone to alert me if it gets to far away from me. If this is possible how can I set this up?
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Android 4 don't require unlock at home

In the Android OS version 4, what would I have to do to require a pass code to unlock the phone when I'm away from home, but when I'm at my home, I don't need pass-code restrictions. Detecting ...
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1answer
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How do I reduce Haptic feedback intensity in CM9?

I use a CM9 rom in my Samsung Galaxy i9001. The intensity of haptic feedback is annoying, especially while unlocking the phone. I can't find an option in the settings. Is there any related setting in ...
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0answers
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How do I purge the gallery on my Samsung Note 3

All of the pictures I ever took with my old phone were automatically backed up to my google account, thousands of pictures of stupid things, receipts, flight schedules and private pictures. With my ...
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1answer
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Where is my TWRP backups on encrypted Android?

I encrypted my Android tablet which is a nexus 7. After that I did couple backups. Today I wanted to see the size of the total backups so I open the TWRP folder on my sdcard. There is nothing there. ...
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File fails to upload to google drive from tablet

I have a galaxy Tab 3 with some pictures on it I'd like to upload to Google Drive. Whenever I go into gallery and select them it just keeps working at 0.0Kb and then says "upload fail". Does anyone ...
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0answers
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Unfortunately, Software Update has stopped OTA (LG G2 Rooted)

Whenever I click it, I get the "Unfortunately, Software Update has stopped" message and the app closes. Picture is not of my phone, I found it from another post that was not answered. My phone was ...
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0answers
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How do I prevent my phone from waking up when I slide out the keyboard?

I have a Motorola Droid 4 which has a slide-out keyboard. The problem is, the sliding action takes very little force, and if the phone is in my pocket, just simply walking can cause the slider to ...
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3answers
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Auto delete messages from a certain contact

Is there an app where you can add contacts or numbers to a list and anyone on that list will have their text messages auto deleted when they try to send you a text? Preferably one that can have this ...
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1answer
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Colored output in adb, e.g. for ls command

Is it possible to have colored output in adb shell, e.g. for the ls command? I've tried ls --color=auto . etc, but that doesn't seem to work. Colored output, however, works in adb shell, e.g. with ...
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1answer
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Photos app - can't I copy some photos to a new album?

I have a Nexus 5. I am in the Photos app, looking at the camera role. I want to move/copy some photos to a new album, so I enter bulk-selection mode. When I select certain photos, the 'Copy to ...
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0answers
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Google voice search crashing

My phone runs on 4.4.2 kitkat. The voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button and do voice search it works. What could be the reason behind this ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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TLS required but not supported by server

I recently upgraded my phone to ICS and now when I try to access my email I get the error message: "TLS required but not supported by server" What can I do to fix this?
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1answer
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Is it possible to disable Google Voice Search headset control in 4.1 Jelly Bean?

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy S i9000 with the RemICS-JB 3.0 ROM, and now long-press on my headset is hard-coded to start Google Voice Search, which doesn't interest me. I'd much rather have long-press ...
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0answers
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I can't download big files

So ive been trying to download these big files that are around 500mb-2gb but after like 10 minutes it says download failed. Im using Wi-Fi not data. Im trying to download the file in google chrome. I ...
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2answers
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Why no consistent headset control?

I'm a recent convert to Android (I have a Moto X on AT&T) and I'm running into a problem that I never had with my iPhones: the button on my headset sometimes works; sometimes doesn't. It upsets me ...
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1answer
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Trying to vacuum all databases under /data with sqlite3, but fails with error 14

I would like to vacuum all my database files under /data, to achieve somewhat better performance so I ran the following script: for i in $(find /data -iname "*.db"); do #echo $(basename $i); sqlite3 ...
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Wintouch Q75S - Removed wpa_supplicant on accident

I removed the wpa_supplicant file and now the Wi-Fi doesn't work. Is there anyway to restore this file back? I tried Factory Reset but that only resets the apps and removes user data. The device is ...
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How do I root my Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V)

Guess I might as well grab this one since it doesn't exist. I listed my specific carrier's model in the question because that's important, however the CW post for rooting states there should only be ...
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0answers
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Custom Grid Extends Gridview problem with onitemclick [on hold]

hello i am trying to make a custom Gridview from the native Gridview and override the onitemclick. But it never catch the clicks on my custom gridview Here is my code: ------------Custom GridView ...
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0answers
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How can I change the popup key options after holding a keyboard button on my Sony Ericsson x10 Mini Pro?

This question has been asked before on android.stackexchange.com, but the OP found a solution to his problem without answering this question. I have a Sony Ericsson x10 Mini Pro. I'm using the ...
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1answer
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How can I permanently disable USB debugging mode?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and I've encountered a strange issue. When I was connecting my mobile to the PC I unchecked the box for "USB debugging mode" and did my work without issue. However, after ...
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1answer
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URL Not Found Error in SDK Manager

As of lately i have not being able to update / install SDKs from Android SDK Manager. I get the following errors: Preparing to install archives Downloading Android SDK Platform-tools, revision 20 ...
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1answer
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WhatsApp Settings in Samsung S3 - Where do I find it?

I use WhatsApp on my Samsung S3. Is there no setting for showing notifications on the icon (new messages received etc?)? I can't find any settings option.....can someone help? I reinstalled the app ...
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0answers
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Installed Comodo SSL certificate not showing in User in Trusted credentials

I am trying to install the SSL certificate for our exchange server. However although it says it is installed it is not showing under the User tab in settings --> personal --> security --> credential ...
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3answers
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Move to SD Card doesn't move everything

I have noticed that when I move apps to the SD card, it doesn't move everything. Is this a bug or a known behaviour or something weird going on with my phone? Here's an example: Start point: Phone ...
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0answers
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LG Nexus 4 E960 red light of death

I brought my LG Nexus 4 E960 from India when I came to study here in the US. The charger didn't work well (it charged on the USB mode when I plugged it with the help of an adapter), so I bought a new ...
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2answers
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Cannot connect to my WiFi: “Saved, secured with WPA /WPA2”

I cannot connect to my WiFi at all. I have a Nexus 5 and it has been fine for a long time. All of a sudden, I just cannot connect to my WiFi. I try to connect, and it either says that I am out of ...
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1answer
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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

I recently bought a chinese smartphone (SM-G3858) and there are only 3 languages available. English, Chinese and Korean. I tried to add another language (e.g. german) with the apps morelocale2, any ...
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1answer
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Can a carrier-sold Nexus 5 be reimaged to the default Google Nexus experience?

I'm eligible for a phone upgrade with Sprint and the Nexus 5 is one of my top choices at the moment. Normally they bundle their phones with bloatware (like their Connection Optimizer shudder) which I ...
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Repeat notifications for users on-call?

For people who are on-call and use android phones. What's the best way to repeat notifications until acknowledged? If an alert comes through at 4AM I may not hear one beep. But it would be nice ...
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1answer
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How do I install USB drivers in Ubuntu 13:04 for Nexus S?

I am trying to follow this guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2163085 However I am unable to connect to my android phone via USB. I think I need to install the USB drivers ...
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1answer
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Encrypting Nexus 7 vs. screen lock

I read in this article that a non-encrypted tablet with only screen-lock on can have data read through USB. Is this really true for example for a Nexus 7 tablet? I mean - if I lock the screen you ...
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0answers
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Ascend p6 stuck after flashing twrp recovery

I've rooted my Ascend P6 and installed a CWM recovery. I then wanted to flash a TWRP recovery. When I rebooted the phone was stuck on the boot logo. I tried to push boot and recovery Images extracted ...
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2answers
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Cracked screen on sony xperia z

Sony xperia z screen cracked, I need to delete text messages as I have sold phone, can anyone help? I can only press screen in certain areas so I can't click on factory reset or delete messages one by ...
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0answers
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App that lets me display Battery as a bar on top of status bar [on hold]

App ID request. A while back I came across an article talking about an app that lets you display battery percentage (And other notification counts or capacities) as bars along the edges of your ...
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Samsung galaxy s duos wifi not working

I am using Samsung Galaxy S DUOS GT-7562, I have rooted my phone few days ago using UnlockRoot software. Now from 3-4 days I am having problem with WiFi. Please check the attached images. I have tried ...
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2answers
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Upgrade RAM memory in Galaxy Y

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y Device . The device has only 512 MB RAM available. I want to upgrade the RAM memory to 1 GB. I have a SannDisk 8 Gb class 10 memory card. Is there any way to boost the ...
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Galaxy S3 USB modem connection

How do I connect Internet from a laptop using USB modem to a Galaxy S3, or directly USB modem(data card) to S3 for internet connection?

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