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is there an app that can turn off wifi for me when screen goes off?

my device is kindle fire hdx 8.9. there isn't such setting as Settings -> Wireless and network -> WiFi settings -> (menu button) Advanced -> Wifi sleep policy
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2answers
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how to take a backup of my calender events in galaxy ace duos

is there any way to take a backup of my calender events in galaxy ace duos. am searching for the third party software but couldn't find one.
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1answer
783 views

Cyanogenmod - What is “Notification mode”?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
0
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1answer
8k views

How do I set my contact picture for text messaging with my Huawei Fusion?

I have a Huawei Fusion and I have been trying to find out how to change the grey Android picture into my own personal one. I have had no luck finding out how to on the internet. Help would be greatly ...
0
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0answers
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Installing CyanogenMod using SD card on Samsung GT-P3100 via stock Android System Recovery

I have a Samsung Galaxy 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) which has developed a fault on the motherboard whereby it switches off every time I plug in the USB cable (either as a data connection or to charge). To ...
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3answers
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Is hpns folder in external sd-card safe to delete?

I searched on the web and stack exchange forums a lot. But, could not find a solution therefore I am posting a question at last. I have a Micro max canvas Plus2. My external SD-card is of 3.63 GB ...
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1answer
389 views

Android 4.4, Apple Bluetooth Keyboard Paired - but not working?

I have a problem: Once I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard paired with our Nexus 10 running KitKat 4.4 (rooted), no keys work. It is the oddest thing. To pair it, I have to enter the code that shows ...
0
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0answers
5 views

Very specific Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 Wi-Fi problem

I've got a fairly odd problem and have not been able to find a solution for months... I have n Asus MeMO pad HD 7 (ME173X) running Android 4.2.2 which usually does just fine connecting to Wi-fi to ...
0
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1answer
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How to get rid of ad-ware

I've recently installed some games from Google Play Store. Then I uninstalled them all using application manager. The problem is now an advertisement popup appears now and then which stays on top for ...
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0answers
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Tasker and Locale Execute in rooted Bluestacks

My bluestacks is version before JellyBean I cant exectue commands using shell. I.E. the inputs give errors when using tasker shell commands example: http://gyazo.com/030d23ab80058c7bf8884fe79baec4d0
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0answers
4 views

How to tell if you are part of a group text message

When being texted by another Android user, is there some way to determine whether you are part of a group text or being contacted individually?
0
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0answers
4 views

Android extremely slow when USB Debugging

Whenever my android device is plugged into my computer with USB Debugging enabled, it (the entire device: all apps, etc.) becomes extremely slow. I need USB Debugging enabled to install and debug ...
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1answer
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GPS battery usage as a function of how often it is pinged for data

Consider an app that uses GPS to get location details. Those types of apps often use a lot of battery power. Here is what I am wondering; let say one app get the details every 5 seconds, and another ...
0
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0answers
5 views

How to disable lock screen sound on Yoga 10 HD+ with KitKat?

Well, applied the KitKat update to my 10 HD+ and now I get a sound whenever unlock the thing (I'm set to slide to unlock). I've hunted around in the settings to no avail. Can anyone point me to the ...
1
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2answers
954 views

Odin detecting Galaxy S plus only in Ramdump Mode

I have a Galaxy S plus (GT I9001), I installed Tiger Jelly Bean recently, which was working fine. But phone was lagging a lot so I decided to install the stock rom again. I installed Kies(latest ...
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0answers
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Galaxy S4 4.2 kitkat update

I want to update my GS4 to 4.4.2+ kitkat(currently 4.3), I found that there are so many CSC / firmwares version, so I don't want to install anything, here are the device's infos: AP: I9500XXUEMJ8 ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Magnetic compass correction

After updating to Android 4.4.3 the magnetic compass deviates by 90 degrees. This is more than a lttle bit and recalibrating did not help. Q1: Is this a common problem? Q2: Is there a fix or ...
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4answers
2k views

Lost phone and WhatsApp issue

I lost my phone and I have some contacts on WhatsApp which I don't have anywhere else. Is there any way to get those contacts? I have already deactivated my SIM card. Can I get the data back?
0
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1answer
1k views

Windows doesn't recognize Huawei Ascend G300

I have installed many ROMs, and the phone worked fine. One day (and I don't know why), Windows couldn't recognize my Huawei. Windows can't install the drivers, and it named the phone as "Unknown ...
4
votes
2answers
616 views

How can I enter an English unlock password when the keyboard is Arabic?

How can I unlock my tablet that my password is in English and the keyboard is in Arabic?
0
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2answers
17 views

Will my phone (carrier unlocked but initially locked to verizon) get locked after Kitkat update?

I've bought Motorola Droid Razr M from eBay. It is locked with Verizon by default, so seller unlocked device for me and it is working fine. It comes with Jelly bean 4.1.2 and I found that Kitkat ...
0
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2answers
13 views

No text message notifications on Android 4.4.2

I just upgraded my Note 2 with 4.4.2, and since then I stop receiving notifications from text messages, voice mails and emails. I do not see the LED blinking on any text messages or voice messages. ...
0
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2answers
813 views

Android and DEX files handling at runtime

I'm trying to understand a few things around how dex files are handled by android. What I do know is that an APK ships a dex file, the system gets it, optimises it at install time, and stores the ...
0
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0answers
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Backup data in recovery mode of LG

In the program LG PC Suite I used the option to recover upgrade errors. Now the phone (LG E975) is in Recovery mode. There are no options it only shows the following message: Using this mode, ...
1
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0answers
15 views

Is it possible to take slow-mo video in high resolution on Galaxy S5?

Just discovered that I can take slow-mo videos (8x slowdown) on my Galaxy S5. It is wonderful. However resolution is, softly speaking, bad. Guess because it wants to save memory. But I have 128gb ...
0
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1answer
13 views

How to tune Android to have dark colors in all menus?

I bought brand new Xperia Z1 compact for my girlfriend, but she complains she don't like light colors in all menus (like settings). Personally I don't like it either in my Xperias. Is there any tool ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Why won't Kies let me tried to update to Froyo again after a failed upgrade attempt?

Yesterday I connected my i9000 to Kies which showed a message about the Froyo upgrade. I clicked on Firmware Upgrade, it started with an progress bar, and when it got to 100% it tried to reconnect to ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Install from unknown sources on Nook Tablet

I am using a rooted NOOK Tablet with Android Gingerbread, and am installing an application from an email. I am using the NT Hidden Settings application to enable the installation of apps from unknown ...
3
votes
3answers
11k views

Where do I configure DNS and IP settings in HTC Desire S?

HTC Desire S seems to have very scarce WiFi settings. I'm trying to debug a Wifi connectivity issue and looks like it might be a DNS problem. I Googled and looks like many Android devices have some ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Need to wipe stolen sim card locked device

My Galaxy S4 got stolen a couple days back and I just managed to register the device online but did not enable Lock & Erase. I see that the device was online a couple days back. I have sent the ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server

Trying to setup my homecall.co.uk email on new Asus T300 Android. Followed screen instructions got this message: "email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server". Also tried entering ...
0
votes
0answers
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Trying to run this code on android [on hold]

Pickle's Page body { background-image:url('Designed Abstract Background Vector Art.jpg.'); background-size: 100% 100%; background-repeat:no-repeat; background-attachment:fixed; ...
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0answers
7 views

Port ClockWorkMod Recovery to unsupported device? [on hold]

I have a rooted archos 40 titanium and ROM manager sais that my device is unsupported. How to install or port cwm? What are the risks?
0
votes
0answers
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does SAMSUNG ATIV smart pc windows 8.1 tilt calibrate

does SAMSUNG ATIV smart pc windows 8.1 tilt calibrate , as for a compass, tilt gaming , driving games, flight simulators, Google earth flight simulator, for examples of this use. Okay my HUAWEI ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How to root Teac Tc-7120

I want to root my new Teac TC-7120 device, but couldn't find any rooting guide targeting it. What should I do? I used the following Guide: ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Seeking app for grading mult. choice tests [on hold]

I'm hoping to find a way to use my phone camera to scan and score multiple-choice answer sheets (similar to this or this), but I can't seem to find anything in the Google Play store. Oh, and these ...
0
votes
2answers
439 views

I've lost SuperSu

I have a rooted nexus-5 but the only problem is I don't have the SuperSu application on my device. I have tried to re-flash the zip but that doesn't do anything. Its in my application list in the ...
1
vote
2answers
329 views

my tablet is not using my external SD card for storage

I have an 8 gig SD card I plugged into my tablet. When I go to settings and look at storage I can see I have a 7.2 gigs free on my external SD card. I downloaded a 700 meg file to /mnt/sdcard/Download ...
0
votes
1answer
1 views

Can't get file to copy from /sys/ on rooted Android

I'm currently rooted on a Samsung S3 i9300 running a custom rom on Kitkat 4.4.2 I use es file explorer to perform root tasks on directories and files, I wanted to permanently turn off the led lights ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Static wallpaper [on hold]

I try to set a static wallpaper using the sample app from http://blog.blundell-apps.com/set-phone-wallpaper/. Unfortunately, as soon as the method setBitmap( ... ) is called, an error ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Call ended problem on my Android 4.2.1 phone

When I call somenumbers, it's closed and says call ended without hearing dial or busy tone. I asked to the GSM operator but they found nothing about the network. If there is a problem in my phone ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Change dictionary together with input language in Motorola Moto G

I have a Motorola Moto G with English set as the default language, but I also selected Polish as an alternative input option. However, when I change the keyboard input to Polish, English dictionary is ...
0
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2answers
667 views

When flashing a custom ROM, why do I get an error on getprop(“ro.product.device”)?

Whenever I try to flash a ROM on my ASUS Transformer Prime (tf201), I get the following error: assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device") == "tf201" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "tf201" I've ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

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". ...
1
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0answers
16 views

Android tablet not auto-updating applications

I have an android tablet that is leveraging an internal company network. It appears that this device and all others similar to it are not auto-updating applications from the Play Store even though all ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

When calling my screen goes black on LG P880

After updating in Android 4.1.2 my screen goes black. Screen works again only when the call is finished. I know about the feature when you put the phone on ear it goes black and the second you remove ...
1
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0answers
17 views

Understanding the android boot

I really want to run pure linux on my android based device (please, no chroot, etc. suggestions) and I want to fully understand how my device boots. I'm trying to dig into the recovery and boot ...
253
votes
1answer
277k views

How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question by those who have want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device?
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Root android lg ms690 version 2.2.1

Does anyone know how I can root my lg ms690. It is android version 2.2.1. Build # FRG83. Kernel version 2.6.32.9. SW version MS690ZV4. HW version 1.1. PRL verdion 3042. ERI version 1003. I have tried ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Why does gmail sort 11, 12, …, 19, 1? [on hold]

What is it with all these different programs that put 11-19 before 1? Why does this happen in so many places? It makes sense that 1-10 come before 11-19.

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