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dropbox and google drive slow sync with android?

If i upload files to dropbox or google drive, I must wait for hour until they become available in my android phone so that I can use them in my phone. Is it just me doing something wrong or why is the ...
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0answers
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Auto refreshing the signal

When we go to the area where signal is not reachable, we experience "Emergency calls only" or "No service". But after coming-out from that area we sometime found phone is not receiving signal and ...
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2answers
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Any way to Stream Youtube Sound off of Nexus 7 to Yamaha Amp over Airplay?

I have the following 3 devices: a Nexus 7 an iPhone 4s a Yamaha RX-473, which supports airplay All are hooked up over my wifi. I've setup Airplay with the amp and the iPhone, allowing me to watch ...
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1answer
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Downgrade Android N beta to M

I opted into the N beta and installed it via OTA. Now I want to downgrade back to M and opted out of the beta. The page says that the downgrade should automatically come via OTA, but my device (Nexus ...
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1answer
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How can I root my ZTE Android phone

How can I root my ZTE Android phone? There doesn't seem to be any applications that can successfully do that. Do you know of any way to root a ZTE phone? My model number is Z812.
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0answers
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Market not working in My Android phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with Android Version 2.3.6, whenever I try to open Market to install some apps on my device,an error message pops up saying that "The Application(process ...
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0answers
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Android for work with KNOX 0x1

I have a device supported by Android for Work (Samsung Note 4, Android 6.0.1) but the security policy will not install saying "there is a custom OS installed". Device security status is "Official", ...
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Is force stopping an app equivalent to uninstalling it, as far as increasing the performance of a phone is concerned?

Suppose I force stop an app and it stays that way for long. Will this boost the performance of my phone in the same way as uninstalling the app would?
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How can I download an APK file from the Play Store?

I can't download apps from the Play Store on my Android device (maybe due to a network issue), so I'm wondering how could I download the APK file of an app on my PC from http://play.google.com/store?
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1answer
1k views

Root Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 manually

I tried almost every readymade app like Framaroot, Root Genius, etc. to root my Samsung Galaxy Core i8262 , but I didn't succeed. I want to root it manually but did not have Linux laptop. I have a ...
2
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2answers
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Outlook.com app cannot be used with data/3G

I have been using the the Hotmail app to check my emails. Recently I downloaded the Outlook.com app since it is advertised for better performance and I preferred it's layout over the Hotmail app. It ...
0
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1answer
14 views

How do I get sound out of galaxy 4 to come through Aux port in my car?

I have a Toyota Sienna. I am trying to get an audio book located on my Galaxy S4 to play through the Car's sound system. I attach the cable to the Aux port in my car and turn on my Galaxy 4 audio ...
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1answer
13 views

Automatic WiFi disconnect

I am running Android 5.1.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4g. My institute WiFi network that I connect to requires a login everytime to use the internet. However, my phone first connects to the ...
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Android N on Nexus 5

So... I'm a BIG fan of beta testing crap and I wanted to use android n on my N5. The only issue is that I don't want to do anything to wipe all data on it (I like my data thank you very much) and ...
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0answers
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How do I set up and edit favourite contacts list on Samsung SM-A300FU phone?

I have a Samsung SM-A300FU phone. How do I create a favourite contacts list from the main contacts list, please? And how do I edit and delete items from the main large contact list which was ...
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0answers
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Play Store - “An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later.”

I've been having this issue since I bought my S7 Edge over a week ago. I am unable to add a payment method or do anything involving payments on both my phone and play.google.com. When trying to add a ...
6
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1answer
5k views

Answer phone calls directly from computer (linux)?

When I'm on my work computer, I'd like to connect my phone via USB and have the possibility to answer calls or initiate calls directly from my computer, using a microphone handset directly connected ...
3
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1answer
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Text To speech feature on selected text

I wonder if there is ability to replicate this feature from iOS : In iOS you can turn on Accessibility function that add the "Speak" button to the "selection menu". And if you click, it would turn ...
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0answers
445 views

Micromax A106-Network Issue after System update

Mobile Model- Micromax A106 I am facing some problem when I try to connect Internet after System update. When I switchon the Data Connection, the internet Symbol "E" is not appeared at the top and the ...
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0answers
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Problem in purchasing on Anroid apps

When I tried to purchase coins from a app it said "Failed to make purchase.Please check your Internet Connection and try again" . And again on other app while making purchase same problem arises . ...
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1answer
1k views

ActiveSync/Exchange security policy

On my HTC DNA I recently changed from the integrated ActiveSync client to Touchdown. My corporate IT policy required a PIN to access the device when using the Android client. Now that I switched to ...
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0answers
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configure Wifi network with script/website/profile or similar

Is there any way to configure a Wifi network connection on android via an automated method like Apples network profiles or some kind of web installation or a script? I am working at an university ...
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0answers
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problem of pasting password on each video [on hold]

How can I encrypt the player not the video to be able to paste the password once for all the video I encrypt for a particular device
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1answer
5k views

Asus memopad7 170C, unlocking bootloader fails

I'm trying too root my Asus memo pad 7 (170C), I've tried EVERY method, using KingoRoot, SuperOneClick, Frameroot, motochopper. None of them worked. So I decided to do the rooting stuff myself, first ...
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1answer
26 views

Can I get an app package name as a Tasker Variable upon a package updated event?

I'm trying to use Tasker to create custom notifications with AutoNotification with the Event Context of "Package Updated *". But what I really need is to know if when a package is updated, does the ...
0
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1answer
9 views

Duplicate Contacts on Marshmallow 6.0

I am using Android 6.0 on C5302 Xperia SP. For some unknown reason, all the contacts in my phone show up twice with a few exceptions. I tried to manually delete the duplicates but that resulted in ...
0
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0answers
12 views

Does sending a text message with a picture always use mobile-data (even when connected to wi-fi)? [on hold]

I know this question may not pertain directly to Android itself, but still think this is the best place to ask. My understanding is a MMS message is a text message with media, usually a picture or ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to connect using WPA2-Enterprise on Android Devices?

I am doing some product development for BYOD environment, so I require a wide variety of devices. This one is causing me some issues with connectivity to the private network where I have to test. ...
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0answers
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The amazing expanding “android files”

Guys, I've got a Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos version) which just received an update over the weekend from Samsung. Since then, I've had a really weird issue with the phone suddenly telling me that all ...
0
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2answers
5k views

Backup to SD card in kit kat

Is there a backup program that will allow me to back up directly to my SD card in Kit Kat without an internet connection? I currently am forced to back up to the internal storage {after clearing ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Can I use my smartphone as a WiFi network adapter?

I have this PC that doesn't support wiFi and I have to use usb tethering. But I want to see if I can project my phone's WiFi onto the computer, so it can see all the available wireless networks, ...
16
votes
3answers
16k views

Is it possible to activate the “USB Tethering” Android setting from the command line?

I would like to activate "USB tethering" from within a bash script, so is there any possibility to run a command line with adb shell to change some Android settings ? Edit1: The following command ...
5
votes
2answers
14k views

Is it safe to Factory Reset my tablet to improve performance? Will I lose the uninstallable apps?

I'm going to reset my Android tab because its internal memory is low. Is it safe to erase the system data of my android tablet (not rooted)? If I restore the factory setting of my Android, will the ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Why is my Huawei IDEOS X3 (U8510) not appearing in the Device Manager list?

I have just written my first Hello World app for Android using the Eclipse plug-in. As I understand it, I can run the app from within Eclipse so that it will be automatically downloaded to the phone. ...
1
vote
4answers
208 views

Cannot select “Start now” on a dialog when using app to do screen capture on Marshmallow

I just upgraded my new Moto G3 to Marshmallow and noticed that both of my screen capture apps (AZ Screen Recorder and Lollipop Screen Recorder) no longer worked. I kept getting stuck at one dialog ...
0
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0answers
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What happened to Bluestacks after the electricity went out? [on hold]

Was trying to get on Bluestacks when a storm hit and knocked out all the electricity. Not sure if it was loading at that moment but when I booted the computer back up everything was off; the two apps ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to disable the notification badge on Facebook on Sony Xperia?

I have Sony Xperia. I hope to disable all attention grabbing behaviour on my phone, and after disabling notifications from most annoying apps, the only thing left is the notification badge (red ...
0
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0answers
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Google Play Music randomly plays snippets of my podcasts

I've been having a strange issue with Google Play Music. When streaming music from my collection, it will occasionally play snippets of podcasts that I have stored on the device. When it happens, even ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Vixion IRUX Tablet battery will not charge

I bought this tablet recently in Tenerife. Can find no information about the manufacturer. Now the battery will not charge through the mains adapter. It did charge at first. However, I have found ...
0
votes
1answer
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Cannot revive Galaxy Note 2: Kies says “This device version cannot be updated”

I have had a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100GSMH) for almost 2 years now. Never rooted it, was always installing all recommended OS upgrades. After the latest one, the phone started rebooting itself ...
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1answer
1k views

Why are some apps hidden and how to unhide them

For example, on my Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus (SC-01E) running Android ICS, the Phone app APK is installed but does not show up in my app drawer. It will actually show up if it is called by a widget, but ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Lollipop theme on Android KitKat

I have a Dell Venue 8 running Android 4.4.2 KitKat. I want my Android to look like Lollipop without rooting, from status-bar to navigation keys, everything like Lollipop.
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1answer
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Why aren't my app icons showing up after installed?

I have Moto X Style phone having Android 6.0. Today I installed "Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH52" app on my phone, but I am not able to open this app because there is no app launcher icon in the ...
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0answers
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ADB: how to use it over TCP/IP during USB accessory development

I'm using an evaluation board from Atmel (based on SAM D21 Cortex-M0+ MCU) for developing a custom Android USB accessory and related app. I'm new to Android development, but I understood I need ADB ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Google Sky Maps does not follow pointing direction. How can the sensors be calibrated?

I have a new Lollipop device (Moto G 2. Gen) and wanted to use Google Skymaps. This worked like a charm on my old device. Now the display is not following the movements of the phone in the right way. ...
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0answers
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Discrepancy between Android and Linux modification times [on hold]

I synchronize files between my Linux laptop (running Samba) and my android device using an Android app. However there seems to be a discrepancy between the timestamps on the two systems resulting in ...
0
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0answers
28 views

i am not able to update my htc desire having android 5.0.2 from 1.17.720.7 to 1.17.720.8

While installing it shows Android system recovery<3e> LRX22G release key What should i do to update my phone. Its showing error after downloading the software.
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0answers
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Retrieving back up contacts [on hold]

My old phone, Micromax Canvas knight A350 (Kitkat), touch screen not working. Factory reset done by re-loading software. Still not working. All data vanished. It is totally inoperable. But when the ...
0
votes
0answers
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Wipe eMMC not working

Lately my Allview A4You's software has crashed : multiple overlaying errors stating that (I guess) all of the processes of all the apps had stopped working. It happened out of the blue. I hadn't ...
0
votes
1answer
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Says Connected to Wifi But Can’t Get Internet or YouTube

PROBLEM: My android device is showing that I am connected to the Wi-Fi network at my community college (where I attend), however, when I try to use anything that requires internet it says there is no ...

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