7
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8answers
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WiFi Error: “Failed to connect to network”

Intermittently, when I try to connect to a WiFi network, I get the following error message as a toast message: Failed to connect to network The message pops up immediately upon attempting to ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Lenovo Tab 2 Partition Layout

I own a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20f. When I try cat /proc/emmc: partno: start_sect nr_sects partition_name emmc_p1: 00000400 00000002 "ebr1" emmc_p2: 00004800 00005000 "protect_f" emmc_p3: 00009800 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Loud speaker on my HTC One turns on almost every time I answer an in coming call

My HTC One is about 18 months old. On almost every in-coming call I receive, the loud speaker turns on. Other than the fact you look like an idiot saying 'Hello' only to have your phone on loud ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Is rooting possible on an already encrypted device

My device is already encrypted. It is not rooted. Note 2 GT-N7100. I made an attempt to root it earlier a few months back and it tripped the KNOX counter and void the warranty. But it didn't root the ...
0
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0answers
12 views

add flashlight to quick settings android KitKat

Can I add things like the flashlight add to my tray in Android KitKat? I'll control (turn on and off the flashlight) form here and don't use the default app is installed. Here are the quick settings ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Please HELP. Touchscreen unresponsive but need to press on pop up (Display is showing)

My Rooted Xperia Z3s screen is completely smashed, but the display works. I want to back it up to my computer using Media Go and get a new phone. Initially, when I use this mirroring app it doe sent ...
-2
votes
0answers
12 views

Allow Super User permission programmatically [on hold]

I want to use shell command for my app as root permission. I put in my manifest: <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER"/> I want to know if there is a way to ...
0
votes
4answers
6k views

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in: screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears

Samsung Galaxy S2 shuts off when plugged in. The screen goes black then a grey empty battery appears for a second then disappears. This "flashes" several times in about 4-5 second intervals. I can not ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

Call Recipient Keypress Detect on Android [on hold]

I would like to know how we can identify the Call Recipient key press as a response to the call(Like selecting an option to the responds to the call). How we can implement it in android code. Thank ...
3
votes
1answer
402 views

Unexpected result when using trigonometric function on KitKat's calculator

I get unexpected results when using the trigonometric functions on my Android 4.4.2 phone. For example, if I enter sin(30)= I get the result -0.9880316 when I expect the result 0.5. It appears the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Windows 10 won't recognize my Samsung Galaxy S6

After an update to Win10, my phone will only charge. I downloaded Samsung's USB drivers, installed Smart-Switch, checked my Device Manager... Nothing. The cable I'm using is definitely a data ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

Android support for TLS

I have found that TLS1.1 and TLS1.2 is supported from API level 16 and on by default from API level 20. This corresponds to Android 4.1 (supported) and Android 4.4W (wearable) or Android 5.0 (on by ...
2
votes
3answers
112 views

How is it that I don't need to enter my password to decrypt my phone?

I understand that my Android phone is encrypted, however I never input any password to decrypt the phone. If the key is stored in some hardware component but is automatically retrieved every time my ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

HTC One M8 rebooting

Recently I rooted my HTC One M8 (the process went well, no issues found) but now the phone randomly reboots. Things I've thought about would be the applications I've installed, but I'm not too sure. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Safestrap app won't run after installing recovery — “Unfortunately, Safestrap has stopped”

I can install Safestrap 3.72 (Safestrap-JFLTE-3.72-kk-B01.apk) and then install and use the custom recovery without a hitch. However, once the custom recovery has been installed and the phone is ...
2
votes
0answers
15 views

My cellular networks slower than USB tethering, what shoud i do?

In the first glance to my title, it doesn't really make sense because the hotspot itself should equal/faster than the client who borrow/tether the network, but due to unknown reason, it always slower, ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Play Store error RPC:S-7:AEC-7MK6C-2YT7-FSDZO trying to download apps

I try to download an app on Google Play Store. I have an AT&T Go Phone Huawei. The error is: Error retrieving information from server. [RPC:S-7:AEC-7MK6C-2YT7-FSDZO]. This started ever since ...
4
votes
2answers
16k views

How to use Wifi re-installation code?

I've a Samsung Galaxy Ace but my Wifi is always not in range. Google Helps state: Use WiFi driver re-installation Code *#*#526#*#*...Reinstall the firmware for Wifi. Try it on other Routers as ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How many pictures can Samsung Note 3 can handle?

I am currently using Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) with Sandisk 32GB Ultra Micro SD HC with Adapter (SDSDQU-032G-U46A), which holds 16K pictures in pictures folder. The pictures are managed using ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

Pdf renderer unable to render helvetica neue font in marshmallow,Android 6.0 [on hold]

we are trying to render PDF using PDF renderer,but unable to render helvetica font and PDF looks distorted. Can someone please help in rendering PDF. (Due to security constraints we cannot render it ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Instagram LED Notifications

I have a custom ROM on my S3, but that shouldn't really be the issue here. I am on JB 4.2.2. With my custom ROM I am able to set up different colors of the LED notification for each app that I want. ...
-3
votes
0answers
13 views

CursorLoader SharePreferences [on hold]

Forgive my English, I make an app with 2 SharedPreferences earthquakeActivity.minimumMagnitude earthquakeActivity.continent I want to use a Cursorloader to recover items ds ContentProvider ...
4
votes
6answers
14k views

Wifi disconnects during sleep

I noticed recently that, when I would use my phone after it had been sleeping, wifi wouldn't be connected and it would have to connect. I went into advanced wifi settings and ensured that "Keep Wi-Fi ...
1
vote
0answers
6 views

Chrome opens PDF files only through Google Drive, other apps work fine

Bug: pdf files from Chrome open only in Drive app directly, disabling Drive gives me "cannot open file" error. I can open them from Adobe PDF app or FBreader app directly but that is annoying. ...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

An app for customizable idle screen dimming? [on hold]

Which is, that allows to customize/override the delay of idle screen dimming, the amount and brightness, falloff etc. potentially allowing for up to 100% black dimming like in various screen dimming ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

When is the secure element initialized?

I am new to SE and Global Platform. As far as I know from the spec, when you want to do something, you need to finish the external authentication first. Since the authentication requires a S-ENC key, ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Mount script is not creating

I keep receiving this error after creating partion on sd card. My Anoroid phone is Samsung Duos GT_19082. Mount script cannot be created (4) cant create /system/etc/init.d/11link2sd:not a ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Factory Reset NYX mobile Android 4.0

I have a Nyx Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, running Android 4.0. I need to do a factory reset, but I'm still not able to do it. How do I do it? I'm able to get the little android man with the red ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

TAG_DISCOVERED usage in NfcAdapter [on hold]

In three NfcAdapter actions, I would like to know more about the action TAG_DISCOVERED. What is TAG_DISCOVERED really for? Is it just to start an activity?
-1
votes
0answers
48 views

Alarm is not vibrating after updating to marshmallow on Xperia Z3 Dual

I am using Sony Xperia Z3 Dual and recently it was updated to Marshmallow and my alarm is not vibrating anymore. Could anyone help me with this. Thanks.
3
votes
3answers
34k views

Force link to open in app not my default browser

Is it possible to force the links to open in their respective application and not in the default browser (e.g., Chrome)? For example, I get an email from Pinterest with interesting links for the week. ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Will samsung gear S2 be compatible with red mi note 3?

I am thinking of buying Samsung Gear S2 It says that it will be compatible with any android phones with higher than 1.5 GB ram. I have Xiaomi Red mi note 3. Not a pro one. However, the only ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Asus Transformer Infinity Pad (TF700KL) how to cold boot (enter Recovery Mode)

I have a TF700KL bought from Vodafone. I am unable to go into Recovery mode. I've found some links telling me how to do this, such as the one on the XDA-Developers site: ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

sent emails getting cut off

every so often i send an email to someone from my androids email app and the message gets cut off somewhere in the middle example: hi buddy it was great talking to you yesterday, would you ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

Open telephone application [on hold]

I have just started working on a project where we want to build a telephone application for medical research. Now as we do not want to reinvent the wheel, is there any open code for a simple ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

How to recover files from a phone with a broken/unresponsive screen running Android Marshmallow?

I recently dropped my Nexus 5 and the touchscreen stopped working, no matter what I do it won't function. I have files on this phone that I didn't backup (I know, real smart of me), and I'm wondering ...
-3
votes
0answers
26 views

Something like “system-connections” folder on Android

There is any folder on Android similar to /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ (folder that contains config files from all my network connections) from Linux? My goal is manipulate these files. ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

I deactivated Android System Webview. What can go wrong?

I'm a day 1 Firefox user. I recently faced lots of changes in Google's apps like News or Google (Now) that forced me to use Chrome from within the app, against my will. I read that I could deactivate ...
0
votes
2answers
22k views

Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 file transfer, USB not recognised. No USB options in Settings menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 and I wish to transfer some audio files from it to my PC, running Windows 8. When I connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable, the phone beeps and begins ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

I created a new Google account. How can I migrate my android device to use this new account?

I just made a new Google account, and I wish to migrate my android device to use this new account for Google Play et al. I've spent about an hour researching this so far, and the only answer I've ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to move bookmarks from chrome app to samsung internet app

Could some one please tell me how to move my bookmarks from the chrome app on my Samsung Galaxy S2 tab to the Samsung internet app? As I prefer the look of there app. If not could some please explain ...
2
votes
4answers
25k views

How can I view all of my attachments from gmail?

When I search in Gmail app for files that were attached to emails, Gmail can't find them. Is there a way to see all of my attachments from Gmail? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
10
votes
7answers
20k views

How do you skip the PIN to go directly to the camera from the lock screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2 (standard, not rooted). I previously had an iPhone, and the feature I miss the most is the ability to go directly to the camera from the lock screen ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Whats the easiest way to sync Outlook with Gmail?

I found gSyncIt to be a bit complicated. Binary has too many options so I get a bit lost. So far EVO Collaborator was very easy to setup, but its not build on Google's API so its not very compatible ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Is there a way to block USSD balance notifications on Android 4.3?

I'm trying out a H20 Wireless SIM on my Nexus 4 running Android 4.3. One annoying feature of this service is that they send a USSD balance notification at the end of every phone call, text message, ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

VPN connection problem in Micromax P362 Android tablet

I've been lately trying to tether internet via bluetooth from my Nokia 5130 c-2 to Micromax Funbook Talk P362. Tethering from my basic phone isn't a problem as it supports DUN profile. Also it works ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Unable to access Google account in Android Market on HTC Desire HD

After resetting factory settings, I am not able to access my Google account in Gmail / Market / Talk. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to Android Market using Google account, it shows error with title as ...
-1
votes
2answers
31 views

What happens if i flash a custom ROM on locked bootloader?

i want to know if i can flash a custom ROM without unlocking the bootloader if this impossible then what happens to the phone if i do that? Thanks.
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Move DCIM .thumbnails to external SD

My phone has 1.5 GB internal memory and it's always full with gallery thumbnails (500 MB) . Every time I delete it for more space after one day it's full again . How can I move it to external micro ...
6
votes
1answer
31k views

How do I mirror my screen to the TV (cast screen) using Chromecast

I own a Moto G running KitKat and a Chromecast, both are on the same network. The chromecast works for almost everything (Netflix, Youtube, etc) but I can't get the screen casting feature on my ...

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