Unanswered Questions

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Android voice search doesn't recognize Exchange contacts

So I'm sure this is primarily because the contacts aren't listed in one of the linked gmail accounts. It's killing me because my dad can't use voice commands to call his contacts like he did on his ...
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2answers
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Convert + to 00 for international calling

I am currently overseas, using a foreign SIM card in my phone. Since I travel often, all of my contacts are stored in international format (e.g. +12125551212 or +4474567899). However, my foreign ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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Folder on phone not showing in Windows

I'm in the process of developing an Android app and using my Nexus 4 as the test device. One of the functions of the app is to create a folder on the phone for storing data. If I browse the phone ...
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imo Messenger can't do Skype IM anymore, any alternatives?

I used imo messenger to chat (instant messages) with my Skype contacts, but this feature is now unavailable. The real Skype client sucks my battery dry in no time. Any recommendations for further ...
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How to stop Chrome from causing Download folder to reappear in gallery?

Wanting to exclude the Download from being scanned by the Gallery application, i do as required, and create a: .nomedia file in the Download folder. That correctly causes the Download folder to ...
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1answer
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CyanogenMod 9 gives AuthenticatorException while adding account

I had installed custom ROM CyanogenMod 9. But I am not able to make Google play work in it. It doesn't show Add Google Account option in the Accounts & Sync option in Settings. I had also googled ...
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Is there a way to lock an Android device using a keyboard?

Somewhat imperfect comparison: in Windows, you can simply press Win+L to lock Windows. Is there a similar keyboard shortcut in Android?
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1answer
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nanddump vs fastboot

I have two identical phones. On one of them I've managed to corrupt the system partition and it won't boot. I have fastboot, root (on the one that boots), but I don't have ClockworkMod --- my phone ...
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1answer
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Real time device share on Apple TV via AirPlay

I see that there are apps that will broadcast certain things to an Apple TV via AirPlay, but is there a way to send a view of the screen in real time via this method? I have seen iPhone 4S doing ...
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What is “composite” in the Android Composite ADB Interface?

What's the difference between the Android ADB Interface and the Android Composite ADB Interface?
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What will happen if I “Clear data” for the “Settings” app? (com.android.settings)

I'm on a stable (Installer) build of Cyanogenmod 11 on a Galaxy Nexus, and for a while I've not been able to access 'Settings' at all - tapping on it to try to open it, gives me a "Unfortunately, ...
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Location consent annoyance

I use the Power Control widget shipped with Android to quickly turn GPS on and off. Since update 4.4.1 or 4.4.2, which features WiFi-based location detection, it's been pestering me for this location ...
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1answer
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Why is Google Play Books incompatible with my Nexus 5?

Today, I have bought a Nexus 5, and I want to download Google Play Books from Google Play, but I get the prompt message as seen in the above image. Why am seeing this message and how can I install ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to see app feedback I've sent on Android?

Yesterday I sent some feedback for an app (Google Hangouts) through Android's system-wide Send Feedback function. This is the same dialog box that is triggered when you choose to report a Force Close. ...

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