2
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1answer
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Samsung Fascinate - Custom recovery without USB

I have a Samsung Fascinate that has a faulty USB connection. No computer / cable connection will recognize that there is a USB connection, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and using ADB and "lsusb". ...
2
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2answers
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How to add secondary patition on sd card to internal memory?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 which I have rooted. I have partitioned my 8GB class 10 SD card to have two partitions on it using AParted: A 2GB FAT32 secondary partition. The rest of the SD ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Exchange contacts are duplicated on phone during sync

Lately, my boss has been having a problem with contacts on his phone duplicating seemingly at random. I've made sure that no other accounts are synchronizing contacts and i've disabled all backup ...
3
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1answer
1k 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. ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Unable to factory reset gt-s5830i

I'm in a big trouble let me explain. I have a GT-s5830i where I installed MIUI, I have also CWM Recovery 5.0.2.8. Now for many reasons I would like to factory reset my device to it's original ROM, ...
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0answers
9 views

Occasional incorrect point on Location History; the point is the place I often visit [duplicate]

My Location History often shows a point far away from where I was. It does not seem to be a problem with determining my location (GPS or whatever method). Last Friday it suddenly showed a single point ...
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3answers
5k views

Where do i found file manager in SONY Xperia?

I owned SONY Xperia smart phone and i inserted SD card into it with some files but i didn't found those file anywhere in my phone.No file manager in Xperia? Also when i download anything it goes to ...
0
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0answers
7 views

can I get the battery usage accurate enough to 0.1% [on hold]

I want to calculate the power consumption of my app when it finished running on my android phone. I know the api of BaterryManager.Level but it can only feed me the 1% usage of my battery.I must run ...
0
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1answer
11 views

does every menu item in an app have an intent?

In order to filter through my music better and get rid of 'stuff I know I don't want to hear again', I'm considering 'how to best go about writing a Tasker plugin' to 'delete the currently playing ...
6
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3answers
23k views

Phone doesn't ring or show missed call, later a voicemail appears

I have an AT&T Samsung Galaxy 2 and have had a sporadic problem: A person calls me, my phone doesn't ring, kicks them over to voice mail, doesn't show as a missed call, and then the voice mail ...
1
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2answers
13k views

Samsung Tab 3 drivers reinstallation

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Upon connecting to the PC, some of its drivers were not installed. I'm using the Tab for the first time. Developer mode/option is checked. I want to run my apps on ...
4
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1answer
62 views

Does the Verizon HTC One (M8) restrict GPS in China?

This is a cross-post of "Why does my phone's GPS not work in China?" Based on some of the answers and comments there, I am attempting to figure out what GPS sensor is being used in my phone, and ...
2
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2answers
136 views

Prevent zooming when clicking a link on Chrome

I'm pretty good at clicking the link I want to click. Most of the time it magnifies and makes me tap again when the first tap was sufficiently centered. I want it to just assume I got close enough and ...
1
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2answers
39k views

How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
2
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2answers
877 views

Can I change what the button on my earphone does?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Young with Gingerbread. I also have a pair of Samsung earphones. Is there any way I can change the pause button so that it functions as a previous track button?
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2answers
7k views

Battery Trickle Charging, good or bad?

What are the side effects of using apps that trickle charge battery. App like "Battery Doctor". It charges around 30-50 (varies with device) mins after battery is fully charged, which results in a bit ...
0
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2answers
895 views

LG G2 (VS980) stuck in boot loop after flashing cm-11

Following http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_VS980 to install cm on my Verizon VS980, I completed the steps and got a successful install but on reboot, my phone entered a boot loop, stopping ...
1
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2answers
14 views

How to troubleshoot overheating and high battery drain in an Android Device?

Device info: Model : Micromax A310 Android Version : 4.4.2 Kernel Version : 3.4.67 Device Status : Rooted, Philz touch recovery, Xposed Framework installed Issue: My(relative's) device is ...
3
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7answers
36k views

Is there a way to disable voice search?

Since updating to Jelly Bean, my Nexus S had a problem with voice search starting up all the time (about every 30 secs). Is there any way to disable it?
0
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1answer
12 views
1
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1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi Connectivity Problems with SOME Wireless Networks

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S3 that plays well with my wireless network at home and elsewhere but has major connectivity issues with the wireless network in my office. Nobody else has problems and I ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Is there a way to back up a device so it can be executed in a virtual Machine (without rooting)?

The question is thus: It is very plausible for an android user to want to back up his information... completely. In this case, I'm wondering if it is possible to backup an android device in such a ...
0
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2answers
3k views

screen keeps jerking and there are automatic touches

First of Tablet info : Model number : Micromax P275 Android version : 4.0.4 Baseband version : v3.0 Kernal version : 3.0.8+ linda@SKYWORTHSERVER3 #52 Fri Sep 21 14:00:53 CST 2012 Build number : ...
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1answer
2k views

AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
0
votes
1answer
7 views

All notifications have stopped

All notifications have ceased except for text messages and one shopping app. No audible notification, no notification symbol on my status bar at top of phone.How do I fix this? Thank you!
0
votes
2answers
934 views

SD Card not working on LG Optimus L7II

I Brought a 16GB Lexar micro sd card for my LG Optimus L7II and installed the micro sd card and I've have tried downloading apps but it keeps coming up insufficient storage space available! How do I ...
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1answer
9 views

Difference between leaked android 5.0 and Official Samsung

Is there any difference between leaked version of android 5.0 for Samsung galaxy notes and the Official release from febuary
0
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0answers
9 views

why does facebook shows in my web settings but i dont use facebook

Website settings has facebook showing up but i dont use Facebook.I keep erasing it but it comes back.what does that mean?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I recover my WhatsApp messages after installing CM?

Today I unlocked my phone's (Xperia L) bootloader and installed CyanogenMod 11 on it. After I did it, I tried to install WhatsApp, but it couldn't restore my messages. This is what it said after ...
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0answers
12 views

Is using your own in-app billing against Google Play's TOS if you make a part of it usable as credit outside the app? [on hold]

Is using your own in-app billing against Google Play's TOS if you make a part of it usable as credit outside the app? I have read Google Play's TOS and came across this clause which says: " ...
0
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0answers
4 views

im batteling with the signal on my phone

My signal is terrible on my phone zte max, sometime its there, then not. If I put my sim card in another phone it has full signal. My fiance and I both are on the same network and she has no problems. ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

How to create a kernel source from a similar device's kernel source? [on hold]

Can't the kernel sources of Android devices with the same chipset be ported to each other? If not, why?
0
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0answers
22 views

Downloads not working on Micromax Canvas A1

I have a Micromax Canvas A1 (Android One) device, in which the downloads don't work completely. I have heard some people tell that this is due to a problem in the Android OTA (Over-The-Air) update for ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Where can i get Android Lolipop 5.0 and above for real hardware [duplicate]

I want to install android lolipop on my hp omni 10 where can i get iso? Can i install system image which i get in android sdk on real hardware?
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votes
0answers
8 views

How safe or effective it is to use a non-OEM data cable with a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini? [duplicate]

Are there any cons against using a standard USB - micro USB cable on a Galaxy S4 mini, such as damaging the phone or a slower charging or transfer speed?
2
votes
0answers
64 views

OS Features missing after upgrade to Android 5.1

I just updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0 LPX13D to 5.1 LMY47I. Some components of the OS now seem to be missing. When I scroll with two fingers from the top of the screen I only get the ...
1
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1answer
1k views

What Are The Differences Between Samsung Firmware Version For Countries In The Same Region?

Sorry for the dumb question - I really am a noob at this. I have just bought a brand new SIM-free Galaxy S4 Mini LTE GT-i9195. I am in the UK, but the phone has French CSC installed (code XEF). From ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I make my HTC One stop vibrating on notifications, but still make noise?

My HTC One vibrates every darn time the notification sound comes on, and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get it to stop. I have "vibrate on calls" unticked in the setting, under sound, ...
5
votes
9answers
23k views

Galaxy Gio doesn't find GPS satellites after minutes of searching

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Gio (GT-S5660). When I try to connect to the GPS satellites, 75% of the time the built-in GPS is unable to locate me within a few minutes. I keep seeing the blinking ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

deleted my gmail app

I am in a mess now. I had a rooted Samsung GT-I9082 device. I had uninstalled the preinstalled gmail app. That time it was fine. I unrooted and formatted the phone. Now I am unable to open any gmail ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Automatically connect to VPN when connecting to WiFi?

My university has an open WiFi that requires me to log into a specific VPN before I can access the internet. Is there any built-in way or app that allows me to specify which VPN I want to start ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

ME profile keeps disappearing when I sync to computer

I've been having trouble in the first place with my contact list since I got my phone. My old iphone had connected to facebook and added people to it I didn't know. So I deleted them. I didn't ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Why can't Windows be used for building kernels? [on hold]

Building Android kernels from source is usually done on Linux or on Macintosh, using the terminal for pulling repositories, making builds, etc. But, why can't the same be done on Windows? If Linux ...
1
vote
2answers
316 views

My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Unable to upgrade firmware on Vidonn X6 bracelet

I bought myself a Vidonn X6 sports band, and am having issues upgrading the firmware. The new version released last week of the app on the Android adds support for the X6, and is offering a newer ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Are flash counters a part of Android?

I have heard that many Samsung devices have a flash counter so that the company can know if the device had been rooted, even if the device was unrooted later. Are such flash counters or any similar ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Change Play Store (web) device order

My device order in Play Store web is currently like so: I haven't even powered on the Nexus 4 in a month. How do I make Note 4 the default without disabling Nexus 4 altogether in Play Store ...
1
vote
2answers
116 views
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Why are Google Maps 9.5.1 running slow/freezing?

My Google Maps tend to freeze whenever I interact with them. Sometimes I can move around the map and it loads fine, but as soon as I do something else, like picking a location, like a restaurant or a ...
0
votes
1answer
923 views

Identifying an unknown Android tablet through adb/shell without relying on build.prop

I obtained a cheap unbranded tablet from a friend, without a box or anything and I need to figure out what kind of tablet it is, through software. What I've established so far is that the tablet is ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

why i can't use all my sd card space on Apps?

I have a Xperia E1 with 2Gb of internal memory. I had to buy an 8GB SD card to use good apps! The problem is that I can only use 2Gb of my SD card on apps! When I open the storage it say it has 6.90Gb ...

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