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Can I delete Gmail account on Android safely without affecting my Gmail on computer?

Can I delete my Gmail account from my phone without the Gmail and Google account (with contacts, photos, etc) being deleted from my computer?
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Quick way to switch between pasword-protected screen and no protection?

When I have my android phone with me, I don't want it to be password or pin protected. When I don't have my android phone with me, I want it to be password or pin protected. Switching between the ...
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How to take care a lithium-ion battery to remain useful for as long as possible?

My question I own an Android smartphone with a lithium-ion rechargeable battery. I want the battery to remain at least somewhat useful as long as possible — even for five or ten years, if such ...
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Stop WhatsApp from being used on lost phone

I lost my Android phone, but my WhatsApp is still on. How I can stop someone who is using it? I don't have the SIM with me. The people who found it is using my WhatsApp account. When they went ...
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“Can't play this video” when trying to play downloaded DailyMotion video

From one of the answer in Copy synced videos in/from Dailymotion, Go to the cache, and find the file that you want to play. There will be 2 files with the same name, one will be only a few kb, ...
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Unable to upgrade and install whatsapp

I didn't checked whatsapp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of whatsapp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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Copy synced videos in/from Dailymotion

Is it possible to access the sync'ed DailyMotion videos somewhere else? I know they're saved somewhere in the cache (\mnt\sdcard\Android\data\com.dailymotion.dailymotion\cache\videos). If you clear ...
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How to Disable File Verification while installing Cyanogen in Nexus One

When I try to install CyanogenMod through ClockworkMod Recovery process I get the following error, ‘failed to verify whole-file signature’. I followed WikiLink for Cyanogen for carrying out the ...
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Use Google Play Gift Card with In-App billing and purchases - is this possisble?

I have installed free version of application in my phone from google play store. Now, I want to purchase full version of that application using in app billing or purchase option already available in ...
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Is there a launcher with home, back and recent apps bar at the bottom?

I have an LG L90 dual with home , back, recent and dual-sim-switch buttons in-built. Sometimes these buttons won't work. So I thought a launcher with these buttons at the display's bottom, like Nexus ...
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CyanogenMod 12.1 - global proxy

I tried to setup global ssh tunnel proxy on Android. There are a couple of guides and stuff around on the web, but the only thing I was able to setup is with Firefox only by adjusting the proxy ...
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A swipe on status bar opens on quick setting instead of notifcation panel

In short: any idea how to set a swipe on the status bar to open the notification panel, not the quick settings one? (It was the default setting before I installed/uninstalled an app) The whole ...
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Are Google photo high quality pictures compressed even if they're under 16 megapixels?

Recently, Google has changed the Google Photos app so that everyone has free and unlimited access to store 16 megapixel files. The camera on my phone is under 16 megapixel. When I downloaded the app, ...
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Can't log into Google Play Store or my Google account

Through a series of mishaps, I deleted Google Play Services, Google+ and probably many other apps. I did a factory reset, but it did not bring back my missing apps. My phone was rooted and I used ...
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gs3 internal storage full, then pictures disappeared

I have a Samsung gs3 (SCH-I535) with 4.4.2 on it. My internal storage was nearly full, and it notified me that it was running out of space. I had about 6 GB of pictures (thousands of pictures), all ...
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Charging problem on my Samsung Galaxy S-3 Mini and how to fix it?

I’ve been trying to fix charging problem of my Samsung Galaxy S-3 Mini for the past couple of weeks. I’m no computer expert, so it’s very likely that I made the problem worse.
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How to boot an .iso file in PC using Android device?

Device: Redmi 1S (Hongmi 1S) Android: MIUI v5 (Android Jellybean v4.3) I have a Bitdefender rescue disk .iso file. I want to boot this rescue disk using an Android phone, just like a bootable USB ...
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android permissions ip info

I am new to Android dev and have been looking at permissions. Is there an app or can i create one that not only shows a list of permissions that an app is using but also shows where the data is sent. ...
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smartphone as a USB ramdisk

Is it possible to use an Android device (like a smartphone) as an USB ramdisk? Basically i'd like to have the PC accessing a tmpfs on the smartphone as a (virtual) USB mass storage device, so data ...
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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 ...
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camera is not working in htc wildfire a3333

My htc wildfire a 3333 phone camera just stopped working,. i tried formatting the mobile but still the camera does not work Read more: My htc wildfire A 3333 phone camera just stopped working,. I ...
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How do I turn off the Google Voice typing on htc desire 510

I'm having a problem I change my oil changed I guess D card in my phone and now to send a text message all I got is Google Voice typing and I don't want it how do i turn it off
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camera show black screen in htc wildfire a3333

My htc wildfire a 3333 phone camera just stopped working,. i tried formatting the mobile but still the camera does not work Read more: My htc wildfire A 3333 phone camera just stopped working,. I ...
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Unable to install Google Play Services to save Clash of Clans village

I play Clash of Clans and I have a village which I do not want to lose. I am attempting to save the village to Google Play Services but I am not able to install Play Services as it says that it is ...
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Changing whatsapp service number not migrating groups

I am now in another country and when I tried to change my whatsapp number from my old number to this new number the chat history is retained but I am no longer a part of any group. The groups I am ...
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1answer
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Music lockscreen controls

I'm on a Nexus 4, when I play music from the Play music app, the full screen lock screen music controls or music art will not show only the lock screen as if I am not playing music at all. I do have ...
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Xperia Z3 boot loop after TWRP installation

My Xperia Z3 was running Android 5.0.2. The model is D6653. I didn't check the firmware build number. I followed these steps. Everything was successful with no errors. ➜ Sdk sudo $(which ...
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1answer
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How to renew Google Play Music All Access from Android?

I got the 30 days free trial for Google Play Music All Access, but I cancelled it. I'd like to renew it. How can I? I can't find a way. Here's an image: ]1
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How to check my phone hardware specs on Android terminal emulator

I was wondering if there is a command to check the hardware specs of my phone. I just installed the Android terminal emulator. I've tried the 'lshw' but it does not work. Thanks in advance.
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Is there a way I can prevent the back button from going to the home screen?

One of my pet hates about Android is the back button. It is fairly unpredictable what it will do. Depending on where you are, it can do one of three things 1) take the user up a page in the same app ...
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1answer
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What is CP and AP and what are these options used for?

There is this service menu where I can select different USB modes for my phone. One option is called CP and the other is AP. What do the acronyms CP and AP stand for? I recognize MTP, PTP and ADB. ...
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Nexus 5, I'm getting remote: flash write failure while trying to fix a bootloop

Before I say anything I just want to say I didn't install any custom ROMs nor rooted my phone. I've downloaded the factory images from here ...
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2answers
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How can I access my Samsung Galaxy S5's modem with QXDM?

I rooted my samsung sg-G900H. When I connect it to my PC and look for a COM port, there is no COM port, so I can't connect to it with Qualcomm eXtensible Diagnostic Manager (QXDM). How can I enable ...
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Used LG LS770 google sync locked?

After factory reset it asked for the gmail that was paired with the device I tried using my gmail but it just just cycles back to the Wifi setup and then back to the sync login.
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Installing Apps on External Sdcard jellybean 4.2.2

I am using jelly bean 4.2.2 on ti OMAP5 platform , I want to install application on external sdcard but even if a lot of space is free (more than 25MB ) . I am getting error "Insufficient Storage". ...
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Huawei Y210d Firmware Flashing Failed

I have an Huawei Ascend y210d on which I installed CWM recovery. After that I installed a custom ROM, but now I want to flash its official firmware. But its official firmware is not installing. It ...
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1answer
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2014 moto x battery life

I'm experiencing an issue with my 2014 Moto X's battery running Android 5.1 and I was wondering if someone have any suggestions or something ... for example, yesterday I had about 30% left of my ...
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Phone not booting after flashing Hyperion 9

I followed the steps on this link to install Hyperion 9 on my old Samsung Galaxy Y. After completing the installation and rebooting, the phone is stuck at the Samsung logo start screen. I have tried ...
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2answers
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Any way to auto close Chrome when closing the last tab?

I have been using the stock Android browser for several years and I am trying to make the switch over to Chrome. The one major annoyance I have with Chrome is that the browser doesn't automatically ...
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1answer
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Where are the links of the saved pages of Opera Mini are stored in Android?

I have an Android 2.3 Gingerbread and have installed Opera Mini. I used it to save many useful pages for offline viewing and I want to save the links of the pages in a text file. So I need to find the ...
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Laptop not getting DHCP while connecting to Android (Cyanogenmod) Wifi Tethering

I have a Cyanogenmod Phone. Until yesterday both of my laptops was getting an IP address when connecting to the WiFi tethering provided by the Cyanogen OS. But not it is not. I do not see any settings ...
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Kingo Root - require networkconnection

I would like to know why Kingo Root wants networkconnection when one clicks the "one click"-root button? I read a thread on XDA-forum that you could disable network-connection during root to protect ...
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1answer
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How to unroot Motorola Moto G 2014?

I have rooted my Motorola Moto G 2014. But now, I want to unroot it to get Lollipop update. I followed few suggestions, but in all of them stock Android download link is not working. And, can I get ...
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TextView in status bar [on hold]

I am creating application and it will show icon in status bar and I need to add textView above the icon is that possible ?
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How to limit the contacts from enterprise outlook to the contacts app in Android

I would like to import my contacts from the 'enterprise Outlook' application on my laptop, but only those that are visible in the application on the desktop. I imported my contacts the recommended ...
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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy S3 will not turn on. Can this be fixed or can I retrieve photos?

My Samsung Galaxy SIII is doing the following: I cannot get the phone to turn on, the side power button does not do anything. When I remove the battery, and put it back in place, the phone vibrates ...
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1answer
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why any android office software can not play ppt properly

I am having hard time to play ppt in android device, although many applications boasts for it, but on playing either they show blank slides or skip some parts ex:- title etc for some slide so any one ...
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Stagefright security issue: what can a regular user do to mitigate the issue without a patch?

There appears to be a giant security vulnerability with Android that seems to basically affect all phones. PC World wrote: The vast majority of Android phones can be hacked by sending them a ...
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Cant install custom rom on Vodafone Smart 3

After i root my phone i installed ROM Toolbox Pro and start playing with it. After changed boot animation logo, phone crashed and now when try to start up is stuck on boot animation and won't go ...

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