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Jun
10
comment Unrooting my device
Answer updated for "worst case".
Jun
10
revised Unrooting my device
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Jun
10
answered Unrooting my device
Jun
10
comment is there a stock rom of another device which i can flash on my LAVA IRIS 349
And please, Shobit: Don't post the same question a third time :)
Jun
10
comment Are GPS coordinates more accurate if they are fetched at a small interval
An easy explanation (no source, so not proven): The shorter the interval, the less the device could have moved. GPS accuracy is not "down to the millimeter", but with shorter intervals errors are easier to compensate. Think of adjusting your time via ntpdate, same principle there: even with a single server given, by default it asks 4 times and then builds the "average" out of the results – while for more accuracy you can have it ask more times before "correlating". However keep in mind: the shorter the interval, the more battery it eats (keyword: WAKE_LOCK). Find a balance.
Jun
10
comment Broken screen while debug mode was disabled. How can I re-enable adb?
Late addition: Instead of using uuencode, an easier way would be: adb shell "stty raw & tar czf - /tmp/backup" > /tmp/backup.tar.gz. The stty raw tells the system to send the data "raw" (i.e. unaltered) – and not add any carriage returns to it. So one requirement less, as stty is available on the device as it ships.
Jun
10
revised Broken screen while debug mode was disabled. How can I re-enable adb?
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Jun
10
answered How to enable USB Debugging in Android if forgotten pattern for screen-unlock?
Jun
10
revised usb-debugging wiki description
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10
revised usb-debugging wiki excerpt
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Jun
10
comment Android AdBlocker - how does it work?
@1990clb apples and plums :) OP uses AdblockPlus (from the URL in the question). Sure that works the same? It cannot modify the hosts file without root permissions. As for how the hosts blocking works: It doesn't interfere with any traffic. If the client requests e.g. www.example-spam-host.com/example.jpg, it needs to have the IP address for that host. It first looks in the hosts file and, if not found there, asks the name server. So the hosts file has the line www.example-spam-host.com 127.0.0.1, which makes the client use that IP (localhost) – where nothing has the example.jpg.
Jun
10
reviewed Reject Android AdBlocker - how does it work?
Jun
10
comment How can I toggle mobile data on/off on my Samsung Galaxy S5
Do you want to toggle that manually – or shall it be toggled automatically on certain conditions (e.g. location, time)?
Jun
10
comment Remove google voice search from my android device
Hint: Take a look at our nice bloatware tag-wiki – full answer can be found there :)
Jun
10
revised Remove google voice search from my android device
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Jun
10
comment “Unfortunately media proces has stopped working” message, can't download, SD card says it's empty
If it's a removable (i.e. "external") SD card, and you've got a card reader and a PC: 1) shut down the device, 2) remove the SD card, 3) power-up the device without SD card (does the problem still exist? If not, continue with:) 4) attach the SD card to your computer with the card reader 5) have your computer check (and, if possible, repair) the card, 6) safely unmount it from the computer, 7) put it back to your device, 8) hopefully enjoy the error being gone, 9) let us now the results! ;)
Jun
10
reviewed Approve “Unfortunately media proces has stopped working” message, can't download, SD card says it's empty
Jun
10
reviewed Approve unfortunately settings has stopped when adding widgets to nova launcher
Jun
10
comment unfortunately settings has stopped when adding widgets to nova launcher
Welcome to Android Enthusiasts! We are a friendly community, there's no need to be bold here :) Apart from that, some additional details might be helpful. Could it be you try to add HTC Sense widgets to a non-HTC-Sense homescreen – or does this happen with "normal widgets" as well?
Jun
9
comment I installed bad android ROM now phone is screwed over :( any help?
I very much hope so! Btw: You can link between your question where it looks helpful to provide context ;)